1 Select the path in the Paths palette.
2 Fill the path:
• Alt-click (Windows) or Option-click (Mac OS) the Fill Path button at the bottom of the Paths palette.
• Alt-drag (Windows) or Option-drag (Mac OS) the path to the Fill Path button.
• Choose Fill Path from the Paths palette menu. If the selected path is a path component, this command changes to Fill Subpath.
3 For Use, choose the contents for the fill. (See "Filling and stroking selections and layers" on page 249.)
4 Specify an opacity for the fill. To make the fill more transparent, use a low percentage. A setting of 100% makes the fill opaque.
5 Choose a blending mode for the fill. (See "Selecting a blending mode" on page 241.)
The Mode list includes a Clear mode that lets you erase to transparency. You must be working in a layer other than the background to use this option.
6 Choose Preserve Transparency to limit the fill to layer areas that contain pixels. (See "Locking layers" on page 290.)
7 Select a Rendering option:
• Feather Radius to define how far inside and outside the selection border the feather edge extends. Enter a value in pixels.
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