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I'm using the text tool, I type some text but it types in all white. I go to highlight the text and change the color to black, at the top of the screen on the toolbar, and the color won't change.
I'm just poking around with everything that even looks like I could change the color and it's still white.
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Jan 28, 2011 at 16:19
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I know this seems silly, but have you tried rebooting your program and or computer? Also, have you tried typing in your own hexadecimal value on the color picker? (#ffffff is white).
Jan 28, 2011 at 17:32
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There are 3 ways to change colour
Select your text (editing selection) and change it from the left general toolbar of colour
Select the layer where is the font, open the Character/Type window and change from there
Select the layer, and than slect the "T" on the left toolbar should appear on the top of the screen a quick toolbar related to the proprieties of the tool selected, you can edit color from there
Jan 29, 2011 at 10:23
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Is your image mode set to RGB/CMYK? If your image mode is grayscale, then you won't be able to use any colors in your image.
Sorry, I should have read the question more carefully. Another possibility is that the type layer has a color overlay filter on it. See if there are any layer effects enabled.
Jan 29, 2011 at 11:51
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(ctrl+A - ctrl+C) copy everything into a new document.
i had the same problem, it seems like some photos are locked or something so you cant edit certain features in them and copy/pasting was the easiest fix i found for this issue.
Jan 31, 2016 at 12:03
Try changing the Style option in the LayerStyle window, the problem may be caused by having selected a custom Style by mistake.
Worked for me :)
Feb 8, 2017 at 21:23
Sometimes what happens is when you create a new document the color mode defaults to a lower setting like CMYK color at 8 bit. You can either create a new document and set the color mode to RGB at 16 bit or you can follow this link to change the color mode on existing documents.
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