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It seems that your installed illustrator have graphic card problems! I recommend you change your preferences in edit menu and restart illustrator. It may be from system graphic card settings.
Delete button works even on locked layer if you press cmd+delete
I was finally able to figure it out thanks to Michael Schumacher's comment. I put the steps here since I couldn't find these steps laid out clearly anywhere else. The thing that confused me the most was that I didn't know that the "floating selection" layer could be "anchored" onto the mask. This solution keeps the smoothness of the text, and doesn't use ...
Not sure if this is what you are looking for but I created a shape layer (box/oval/shape) and then the letter above it. Then I made a "selection" of the letter, inverted and added a shape layer mask to the shape layer. Hope this helps. Edit: Just realized you mentioned GIMP. I used Photoshop and I'm not sure if the same applies, since I haven't used GIMP. ...
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