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    I need to create a black outline on a selection. I have the selection highlighted, but cannot determine a good way of creating a simple, black outline for it.

    I am thinking I could save the selection as a channel, shrink the outline of the image, and then lay one over the other. Would this not create a border which could then be filled with black?

    Just wondering.

    Thank You,

    Kenneth S. Coxie

  • #2

    Make your selection, then go under "Select"/"Modify"/"Border". Add a small pixel value, then fill with black. Hope this answers your question.



    • #3
      You can also use "Edit>Stroke..." and enter your color, width, etc.
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