On 7/10/07, Tom Davidson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> yes, sounds like Chris suggestions may do the trick. I will try it our 1st
> thing in the morn when I get back to work.
> > It looks to me like you moved the layer itself rather than its
> > contents,
> i used the move tool with not hot keys. clicked on the element and drug it
> to the right.... finalized move with the aarow keys. would that move the
In this case, it was probably the right thing to do.. The only mistake
you made was not finishing with the floating layer (see below)
> thank you for the heads up, i will pay more attention to this.
> > It is also more likely that the layer is active, not selected.
> > Selections normally show up as an animated outline ('marching ants')
> so the layer must be active AND selected ? what i referred to as the
> element or content, did have the marching ants, even when i deselected all.
AFAIK this only happens for floating layers (When you paste, that
creates a floating layer; The floating layer will remain active and
selected until you either delete it, anchor it, or turn it into a new
layer (by selecting 'layers->new layer' from the menus)
> AND i could only fill/brush inside this boundary but i obviously need to
> fill outside the boundary.
'Lock alpha' is enabled by default for floating selections (see the
Layers dialog, underneath the Opacity control.)
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