To set the tool pointer appearance:

1 Do one of the following:

• (Photoshop) In Windows or Mac OS 9.x, choose Edit > Preferences > Display & Cursors.

• (Photoshop) In Mac OS X, choose Photoshop > Preferences > Display & Cursors.

• (ImageReady) In Windows or Mac OS 9.x, choose Edit > Preferences > Cursors.

• (ImageReady) In Mac OS X, choose ImageReady > Preferences > Cursors.

2 Choose a tool pointer setting:

• Click Standard under Painting Cursors, Other Cursors, or both to display pointers as tool icons.

• Click Precise under Painting Cursors, Other Cursors, or both to display pointers as cross hairs.

• Click Brush Size under Painting Cursors to display the painting tool cursors as brush shapes representing the size of the current brush. Brush Size cursors may not display for very large brushes.

3 Click OK.

The Painting Cursors options control the pointers for the following tools:

• (Photoshop) Eraser, pencil, paintbrush, healing brush, rubber stamp, pattern stamp, smudge, blur, sharpen, dodge, burn, and sponge tools.

• (ImageReady) Paintbrush, pencil, and eraser tools.

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