t h wrote:
> Newbie here. Why can't I get pencil to work after doing the following.
>
> 1. Starting a new file.
> 2. Using Rectangle Select tool to draw a square.
> 3. Using Edit > Stroke Selection > Stroke Selection > Stroke Line : Solid 
> Color 2px
> 4. Repeating steps two and three to draw two other boxes.
> 5. Layer > New Layer: Transparency
> 6. Select Pencil Tool: .05 brush
> 7. (Try to) draw on the canvas by holding down mouse button and moving mouse 
> then releasing mouse button.
> Nothing happens but I do have the option of Undo Pencil
>   
I'm guessing the last box you drew is still selected, and that if you 
tried to draw inside the selection you'd see it.  Do <ctr><shift>A to 
turn off the selection and you'll be able to draw anywhere.

Patrick
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