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Creating a rectangle with a border, on Photoshop

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    Hey, how do I create a grey rectangle with a black line border, on Photoshop CS4?
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    Use the 'Rectangle tool?

    I would just create two layers, one black, one grey, and then use the select tool to select most of the black one (leaving a border) and then delete it

    et voila, grey rectangle with black border

    Use the rectangle selection tool, then go Edit > Stroke and set what width you want it to be there.

    Or make a new canvas, use the select tool to make a rectangle, fill it using the brush tool with black, then make a new select area inside that black box to adjust the border size and fill that in grey with the brush tool (its the easiest way for noobs )

    (Original post by FXX)
    Use the rectangle selection tool, then go Edit > Stroke and set what width you want it to be there.
    Best, quickest and easiest way


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