I'm using the text tool, I type some text but it types in all white. Jump to answer. Highlighting of text does not work correctly. 1. When Free Transforming in Photoshop 22.0.1, holding Opt/Alt and clicking does not reposition the Transform's anchor location. I cannot help you further. I ran into this before in CS3 and remember making the selection process not automatic or something like that. I cannot edit a text layer that has the wrong information. I just lost my text cursor and underline in Photoshop (CS5) as well. Adobe do not sell a perpetual license for Photoshop CC. Choose which Photoshop app you're looking for known issues on or use the table of contents to jump to a specific issue. Dave. Thanks! Here are a few thoughts. or. Based on Farray's response above, I simply toggled View/Extras from it's checked (on) state to off and then back on again, and the cursor returned in all zoom settings. Photoshop CC - trouble selecting text after it has been made (just creates a new layer every time) ... click your left mouse button so that it is blinking next to or within the letters of your text, and THEN highlight it, then you should have no problems editing it. Sorry Praveen that is not a genuine licensed copy of Photoshop. Views. – user13517 Jun 21 '13 at 17:21 Sometimes it has frustrating issues, and the solution is not always clear. Instead of editing, I tried making a whole new text layer. When I attempt to highlight text and hold down the mouse button at where I want it to start. Running CS4. I go to highlight the text and change the color to black, at the top of the screen on the toolbar, and the color won't change. Are you sure you have chosen the text-tool, and with a font-size that is actually big enough to see? I have a text layer that I am trying to edit but whenever I click on the text (I also have the layer selected) it creates a new layer! 5.8K Likes. Go an look in your layers-panel and see if the sorting of layers are wrong. The following happens. 3. the layer you are putting text in, is behind something else. I have black text on a black background with a white outline. The highlight might remain on or turn off. It does not highlight at all. It may start to highlight 3 or 4 words in or several lines later then on releasing the mouse button. And like you, at anything below 100% zoom, the cursor was showing. The Shadow/Highlight command does not simply lighten or darken an image; it lightens or darkens based on the surrounding pixels (local neighborhood) in the shadows or highlights. 1 Like ... "Select Subject" will only show in the options bar if you have the Quick Selection tool selected in the toolbar. For this reason, there are separate controls of the shadows and the highlights. Photoshop is not always the most user friendly of programs. 2. Maybe: You are using the text-tool on a layer where text is "not allowed". 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