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The brush can only be selected by clicking. If I drag a brush, the selection highlight will display on it, but actually the brush won' t be selected. So if I get a hand slipping while clicking, I can' t figure out which brush I have selected.

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Hello @TBL and welcome to the forums.

I don't think it's an error. 
How should the program know that you have slipped and not canceled the brush selection?
In both cases, the program switches to the last brush used.

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However, the selection highlight really makes me confused. If it switches to the last brush I have used, maybe the highlight shouldn’t display on the one I have dragged. Dragging brush may not have the selection highlight. Otherwise, dragging the brush should also make the brush be selected. Dragging can make the brush be selected in CSP. When clicking with the graphic tablet, the slipping problem will become a barrier. 

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I must agree that I can't see why the brush should be highlighted if it isn't selected!

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21 minutes ago, PaulEC said:

I must agree that I can't see why the brush should be highlighted if it isn't selected!

Brushes can be dragged and repositioned within the Brushes Panel

The highlighting is to show the brush you are moving and its final position within the list of brushes

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This has been a long-standing bug that wasn't fixed during a beta cycle. It's especially terrible for tablet users because it's not related to a drag, it's just not registering the change at all from tapping, but of course the highlight registers that a change was intended...

Edit: This was the earliest post I was thinking of...

But there's this one is 2022...

I know they insist it is caused by dragging, but the highlight takes. Imo, it's exacerbated by UI being laggy on some systems and taking input poorly, but it's more likely to occur using a tablet because of the naturally quick movement. I've seen simple highlights of buttons and a hitch occurring right before the button blurb (the text/description) cause lag on my system. The brush engine when switching between brushes lags. Changing categories causes lag. It's not well-programmed. It should not take seconds to switch a brush.

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