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Fri, Oct 23, 2020 1:09 PM

Line tool requires line weight

Without line weight line shape can only create arrowheads for none existing lines for the tool does stroke line paths and the arrowhead size can not be relative to line weight.  What is happing in Adobe development?

2020 vs 2021

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Photoshop 22.0: Where is the Line Weight/Width option?

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1 y ago

Stroke now handles the job of Weight, and weight was removed; you can stroke a line to any width, just as you did a weight.

You may not see the stroke if your stroke alignment is not centered our outside, so check on that.

If you want an arrow that has a separate fill and stroke, you can use a Layer Effect, like this:

 

The arrow you drew in the first example can be drawn with a white fill and white stroke, and a black stroke layer effect.

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It may be that the confusion here is that the Line thickness, while yes is controlled now by Stroke, the stroke weight option doesn't appear to do anything until you set the Stroke Options to either Center or Outside. 

 

 

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Good to know. Would be better to make the parameters for the arrowhead editable in the properties panel.