1 Select the path in the Paths palette.
2 Select the painting or editing tool you want to use to stroke the path. Set the tool options, and specify a brush from the options bar. You must specify the tool's settings before opening the Stroke Path dialog box.For information on specific tool settings, see "Retouching images" on page 192 and "Using the painting tools (Photoshop)" on page 222.
3 To stroke the path, do one of the following:
• Alt-click (Windows) or Option-click (Mac OS) the Stroke Path button at the bottom of the Paths palette.
• Alt-drag (Windows) or Option-drag (Mac OS) the path to the Stroke Path button.
• Choose Stroke Path from the Paths palette menu. If the selected path is a path component, this command changes to Stroke Subpath.
4 If you did not select a tool in step 2, choose a tool from the Stroke Path dialog box.
5 Click OK.
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