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I use the pent tool to make a shape, then right click make a selection, I fill in the selection with the colour I want. Great perfect no problem.

Now say if I want to go to the stamp tool and work on a different area of the picture, the previous selection from the pen tool still exists, and I can't use the stamp tool. I cant seem to figure out how to get rid of the previous selection.

  • Hello Jesse and welcome to GD! Thanks for the contribution and let us know if you have any questions as to how the site works – Zach Saucier Apr 29 '16 at 5:12
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    cmd + D on OS X or Ctrl + D on Windows. – Cai Apr 29 '16 at 7:58
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Just click inside the selection area with one of the selection tools. Alternatively, try Select > Deselect.

  • thanks this program is quite finicky but awesome – Jesse MacDougall Apr 28 '16 at 23:30
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    @JesseMacDougall If Alex's answer solved this for you then please mark it the correct answer by hitting the checkbox next to it. Thanks and welcome to the community. – Ryan Apr 28 '16 at 23:32
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if there is any selections still Exist you can do without Deselect. Just Inverse the Selection using CMD+SHIFT+i in Mac And CTRL+SHIFT+i In Windows

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