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I am going crazy trying to figure out this very simple thing.

I want a drawing tool (like pen or pencil or paintbrush) that can just paint pixels directly as pixels. Thus if the size of the tip is 1px, and I click once, I get a 1px square. If I click and drag 5px, I get a 1px x 5px line. No smearing, no vectors, no curve fitting or stylizing or texturizing or anything like that. How do I do it?

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erm.. the pencil tool in Photoshop. –  Scott Oct 23 '12 at 18:25
    
ok, I'll bite. Where is the pencil tool? –  brentonstrine Oct 23 '12 at 18:32
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Click and hold on the paintbrush tool. The flyout menu will display a pencil as one of its options. –  Lauren Ipsum Oct 23 '12 at 18:37
    
Beautiful. Thanks. –  brentonstrine Oct 23 '12 at 18:39

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Use the Pencil tool in Photoshop;

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