In single-layer mode you are viewing a single layer while editing all the
selected layers even though you can't see them.

You need to go to the layer dialog (shortcut 'L') then deselect layers that
you don't want to edit.

Bob Puckette
[EMAIL PROTECTED]

> 
> Hello all,
> 
> I'm sure that either:
> 
> 1. I'm doing something stupid.
> 
> or
> 
> 2. There's a really irritating behaviour with P99SE SP6.
> 
> I hope it's 1, as then I can be educated as to the right way 
> to do it. In my
> setup, if I enable single layer mode, then drag a box around 
> some items I
> want to select, it selects anything enclosed by the box, even 
> if it's on a
> layer I can't see. So, I need to 'select all on layer', then 
> 'de-select
> outside area' in order to accomplish this simple task.
> 
> So, is it me?
> 
> Thanks for listening. My name's Steve, and I'm a Protelcoholic.
> 
> Steve.

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