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It happens only sometimes. It happened today when I opened a pdf as a layer, drew selection box around some content, deleted content, exported to pdf. Printed pdf and all the selection boxes are showing on my printout as dotted lines. See attached pic. Is it a background problem? Do I need to check some/all of the boxes that pop up when I export as pdf? Please help! Thanks. enter image description here

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  • Ths is not the selection box itself, this is some incomplete erasure. I see two boxes, one in "patio" and one at bottom right. Did you select/erase both at the same time or was it one after another? A possible reason for the incomplete erasure is that your selection tool has some feathering applied. Hard to diagnose more without seeing the initial image and a screenshot of your Tool options dialog for the selection tool. – xenoid Jul 16 at 18:52
  • Can you make the original XCF file - or at least part of it, if you do not want to share the whole - available? With any active selections still present, if those were active right when you exported or printed to PDF. – Michael Schumacher Jul 19 at 11:20

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