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Hitting "Enter" doesn't start a new text line

Sep 3, 2013 6:32 PM

Tags: #text #elements #enter #hp #envy #elements_11

I'm using an HP Envy x2, which is a tablet-laptop hybrid with an attachable keyboard, and I'm having an issue with Adobe Photoshop Elements 11.



When I attempt to start a new line of text in a text layer by pressing "Enter," it doesn't let me start a new line of text; instead, it stops editing the text layer altogether. I would like to be able to press "Enter" and have PSE11 start a new line of text in the text layer; I have been using Elements to create graphics since 2007 and have never encountered this problem.



I have already tried:

- Uninstalling and re-installing PSE11

- Ctrl + Enter, Shift + Enter, Fn + Enter

- Resetting the type tool

- Making sure the spacing is set to Auto

- Turning on and off the Num Lock key via on-screen keyboard


Many thanks!

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    Sep 3, 2013 8:22 PM   in reply to frannyalamo

    What about Shift+Fn+Enter?


    Does your keyboard have a numeric keypad and your using the Enter/Return key on the keyboard and not on the numeric keypad?

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    Sep 4, 2013 6:53 PM   in reply to frannyalamo

    That's certainly strange that none of the keyboard shortcuts you've tried will work.

    Especially since Fn+Enter is supposed to work on a laptop


    Does the enter key work in notepad or wordpad when typing?


    Your using an english version of windows and an english version photoshop elements 11?


    Has it ever worked in photoshop elements 11?

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    Sep 4, 2013 6:48 PM   in reply to frannyalamo

    Just to cover all the basics you should see if resetting the pse 11 preferences makes any difference

    by going to Edit>Preferences>General and clicking on Reset Preferences on next launch




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