Jumped over the lazy dog.

Drag a window surrounding the left two anchor points.

9. Hold down the Shift key to constrain motion horizontally and vertically, and drag one of the rectangle's left handles toward the left so the rectangle underlays the words lazy dog.

10. Press U and choose the Rounded Rectangle tool. Set Radius to 20 px on the Options bar.

11. Click the Paths Mode button, which is the middle of three buttons on the left of the Options bar. The color swatch on the Options bar disappears because it not relevant to creating paths.

12. Drag a rounded rectangle around the word quick. As a path, this shape is not filled with color.

13. Click the Paths palette. You should see two paths listed here: Work Path, and Shape 1 Vector Mask. The rounded rectangle you just created is the Work Path. The blue rectangle you made earlier is the Shape 1 layer's vector mask.

14. Manually create a new layer before you stroke or fill this path. Click the Layers palette, and click the Create A New Layer button along the palette's bottom edge to create Layer 1. Double-click to rename Layer 1 to Stroked Path.

15. Click the Paths palette and notice Work Path is the only path listed. You will see only vector mask paths in the Paths palette while the corresponding layer is current.

16. Click the foreground color swatch in the toolbox, and choose a green color in the Color Picker. Click OK.

17. Press B to choose the Brush tool. Click the Preset Brushes pop-up, and select the 5-pixel round hard brush.

18. Back in the Paths palette, click the second button from the left, along the palette's lower edge. This button is Stroke Path With Brush. A green stroke appears around the Work Path, as shown in Figure 1.43.

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