Its actually... Modify -> Marquee -> Select Inverse (Ctrl+Shift+I) (( second option in that submenu)) now that I've found it... Thanks guys/gals. Rob.Smith -----Original Message----- From: Michele Foster [mailto:michele at wordpro.on.ca] Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 9:35 AM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] Newbie Graphic Manipulation Question ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bob Boisvert" <webdad at tampabay.rr.com> > <snip> > You don't know how long I've been looking for this option. I wasn't aware > that Fireworks had this option. Could you _please_ tell me where it is! > </snip> > > If I remember correctly, you can find it under the Modify / Mask / Select > Inverse Well isn't that a *silly* place for it ;) It's actually Modify/Mask/Reveal Selection (that deletes all the background and leaves only your selection showing. What I'd always done in the past is once my selection is selected I'd copy it and open a new file and paste it in there sans the background. Mich -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !