Fill of selection fails in transparent areas

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2021-03-01 04:14:07

If I create a selection on a non-empty layer, and the selection covers areas that are transparent (cleared), the fill function (effect) does not fill in the transparent areas.

For example, create a shape, convert to pixels, make a marquee selection that covers more than the pixels and use fill. Only the selected portion that is within the original area of the shape gets filled and the transparent area remains transparent. The actual selection is ignored for the rest of the layer. Is this a bug or is there a setting somewhere I'm missing?
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2021-03-02 15:22:47

You most likely have the Preserve Transparency option turned on in the Color fill effect settings. You can turn it off here:
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2021-03-03 01:40:06

Brilliant. Thank you. I'm still getting used to the UI and haven't found all the places to look for settings yet.
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2021-03-05 09:37:42

No problem, glad that helped!