This happens fairly consistently to me when in symbol-editing
(specifically a button) in CS4. I go to select an object in
one of the
layers that comprises the button. The cursor changes to a
arrow with a small "page" icon attached to it, and CS4 stops
to anything I do. I can move the cursor and click all over
but nothing happens. I can't select anything from the menu or
keystroke to get out of it. CS4 is also consuming the CPU at
which would seen to indicate it's stuck in a loop internally.
option is to close FW, which gives me the Windows "this
not responding" warning before killing it.
Strangely, if I restart FW and open the document again for
editing, selecting an object from the layer panel will cause
problem to occur again. The only way to clear it that I've
found is to
first click on a layer in the panel to select the entire
works, and after than I can deselect everything and then
individual objects as usual. But the problem is always
trying to select an object from the panel while editing a
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