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My selection boundary always snaps to the top left corner of the image boundary.

I have googled about this and found this page below:

The symptom is the same, but the solution ( resetting all tools ) doesn't work for me.

Any ideas? Thanks.

[Plus] I cannot even move the selection boundary. Whenever I let go the left button, the selection boundary goes back to the top left corner.

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Is a CS5 upgrade a possibility for you? CS4 is a Carbon app (essentially an OS9 app running on OSX) while CS5 is Cocoa (native OSX API) and solves a lot of problems. – Stan Rogers Dec 18 '10 at 7:23
@Stan So you implied this should be regarded as a bug, instead of mis-configuration, right? – aXqd Dec 18 '10 at 10:34
Yes. Resetting the config may solve the problem in some instances, but the problem shouldn't occur in the first place. – Stan Rogers Dec 19 '10 at 0:46
Same issue on CS3. Worked fine for a couple of years, now the marquee tool (and the font tool) has the wrong behaviour -- appears to grow in all directions when I click and drag, but when I let go the selection is what you would expect given the mouse movements. I'd rather not have to upgrade to CS5. – Olly Mar 22 '11 at 21:18
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Upgraded to Photoshop CS5. It's OK now.

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