Press B with Pixel Brush should not change to regular brush

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2019-06-11 17:24:17

This makes pixel art very hard to do since there is no proper shortcut for pixel brush, it should default to last tool used like Photoshop
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2019-06-11 18:19:33

I agree that pixel art is hard without a shortcut key. Although my preferred behaviour for the 'B' shortcut would be:
If not selected, default to last used.
If selected, toggle between Brush and Pixel Brush.

There is a quick workaround, though. You can bind a spare key to Pixel Brush using System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts. Just don't bind 'B' unless you want to lose your keyboard shortcut to the Brush tool.
Pro-tip: if you can't type the shortcut you want add the fn key to the mix. The fn key won't become part of the shortcut but will over-ride the lock that Apple has put in place to stop you from accidentally using shortcuts that are likely to already exist.

Hope this helps.
- Stef.