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Hard to make selections on dark backgrounds

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When making a selection with one of the non-automated tools (rectangle select for example) it's hard to understand what you're selecting if the image is dark, as the selection square is always dark blue and has black border (and marching ants appear only when you release the mouse button). I suggest that the selection square filling color automagically change to be always visible, regardless of the background color.

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a little trick I use sometimes is to make two layers of the original

on the top one use Ed harvey color changeadjustment plugin to something totally different. make my selection on that off color layer and then go back and work as required.

just have to delete the colored version at a latter stage. doesn't work all the time but could help in this case.


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