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Photo Bug: Shortcuts for brush size on German keyboard

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Hi,

On a German keyboard, the default keys for changing brush size are not usable; keys '[' and ']' must be entered by pressing Alt+5 and Alt+6. Therefore, I redefined the keys to use '<' and '>' instead which works fine, but only for brushes. I cannot use them to resize the tool size in the liquify perspective nor for brush overlays in the HDR perspective. I think they should work everywhere where I want to increase and decrease a tool size while working.

Furthermore in the preferences dialog, I think, the setting should not be placed under paint brush but in a more common (generic) category.

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I sign that statement.

The impossibility to set the [ ] brakes on the German keyboard as a long known glitch in itself 


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Hi,

On a German keyboard, the default keys for changing brush size are not usable; keys '[' and ']' must be entered by pressing Alt+5 and Alt+6. Therefore, I redefined the keys to use '<' and '>' instead which works fine, but only for brushes. I cannot use them to resize the tool size in the liquify perspective nor for brush overlays in the HDR perspective. I think they should work everywhere where I want to increase and decrease a tool size while working.

Furthermore in the preferences dialog, I think, the setting should not be placed under paint brush but in a more common (generic) category.

I would even like to extend this. Can we have the possibility to change brush size with the mouse wheel? Maybe in conjunction with modifiers?

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Agreed, this has been an issue in Photoshop for years. Ideally, these keys would be bound to the keyboard layout so that even when you're changing between different keyboard layouts a lot while the application is running (like say, German, US English and Japanese), these types of shortcuts will still function reasonably well and not suddenly become impossible to press.

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Would have bumped this issue, but just found that AltGr (or) Alt and pushing both mouse buttons is the modifier I was searching for. 
I missed this in tutorial movies, and now after checking them again found it in the remarks below.
 

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