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Quick Summary: Choosing Colors

The current Foreground color is applied when you create type and when you use some tools and commands, such the Brush or Pencil tool. The current Background color is applied by other edits, such as when you apply a transform command to, or move a selection on, the Background.

The two colors are displayed in the Foreground and Background color squares on the Tools palette A and Color palette. There are many ways to choose a Foreground or Background color:

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