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Old 05-26-2005, 04:07 PM
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Just so you all can see what I'm talking about I'm attaching a screen capture of my screen.
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Old 05-26-2005, 04:09 PM
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Sylvia,

In an earlier post you said you drew an oval shape on the white layer. Were you using the marquee tool? It's the one in the top left corner of the tool bar. It defaults to a square by default, but if you click and hold on it you get a flyout and can select the circular marque tool.

Once the tool is active, click and drag on the canvas to create a selection.

A selection is indicated by the "marching ants" an animated dashed line that's either rectangular or circular that surrounds your selection. Once you've got that, then you can go to the SELECTION menu and what you need shouldn't be grayed out. Select INVERT and you should see the marching ants surround everything that you didn't have selected.
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Old 05-26-2005, 04:14 PM
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Sylvia,

I just saw your screen grab. Yep, you were using the shape tool. You really want the selection tool.

Or, you can hold down the Control key and click on the layer icon of the oval shape layer you've already made to get the selection at this point.

Once you have the selection, just hide the oval shape layer and proceed to the selection menu. Don't forget to change back to the white layer. You can select the white layer either before or after you make the selection. It doesn't matter.

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Old 05-26-2005, 04:41 PM
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Racc Iria, suggest you find a new dictionary. An Elipse is not the same as an oval if it were, why have two names. In fact an Oval is as I described it.
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Old 05-26-2005, 05:07 PM
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Gary, I'm not going to argue with you. We're both right. An oval is just a common term for an ellipse AND the "pill" shape you're talking about. A real world example... where are the straight walls in the Oval Office?

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Racc Iria, suggest you find a new dictionary.
Well, I took your advice.
Here's the definition from Webster's New College Dictionary...
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Old 05-26-2005, 05:14 PM
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Thanks so much to everyone! Mission accomplished!
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Old 05-26-2005, 05:18 PM
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You're quite welcome.

Glad we could help.
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Old 05-27-2005, 01:25 AM
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Racc Iria, your definitions are based on a general usage dictionary. In a dictionary of geometrical forms, I'm sure you'd find the definition of an Elipse to be different to that of an Oval.

But I must concede that in common usage, many people will use elipse and oval interchangeably.

As I said in my 1st post, I was being nit picking, ie. my tongue was firmly in my cheek.
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