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Colour Sampler tool (behind the Eye dropper. You stamp it down on a colour you are interested in, and it shows the colour values in the Info panel. You can have up to four of them on any image. They are a bugger to delete. The shortcut is Shift Alt click on them, but I have to kind of sneal up on them, hold down Shift and Alt, then press and release the Ctrl key. Then I see the scissors and can delete them.
I guess it is a use ful tool _if_ you want the numbers for a colour and want to know its location, but what a lot of people do, is make a colour palette on the image they can sample from. You obviously place it on its own layer, and with the brush tool selected, you can Alt click to select one of those colours. If the palette is in the way, you have to select its layer, and hold down the Ctrl key to 'spring load' the move tool. Or you can temporarily select the Move tool, and click on Auto Select in the Options bar. Then go back to the brush tool, and so long as you place your cursor over the palette, the Ctrl key will auto select the palette layer, and return to your painting layer and the brush tool when you release the Ctrl key.
But no such thing as a free lunch, as they say. Auto-select can be a PITA especially if working in a group of layers.
Anyway, I hope that helped.
YUSSS it's gone! finally, thanks so much Trevor!
Just been reading the detailed new features in 14.2, and they include a Clear All option for Color Sampler points. I have just tried and could find how to make it work though. The maximum number of points has also been increased from four to ten. Nice one.
Doh! I'm busy trying every key combination I can think of, and there's a big new button on the Options bar that says Clear All. I blame it on my 'man eyes' and inability to multi-task.