6 Replies Latest reply on May 6, 2012 8:03 PM by 6one3design

    Could not use the clone stamp tool because the area to clone has not been defined

    Paul Leadingham Level 1

      Freshly installed Elements 10.  Can not use the option-mouse click to define an area for the clone stamp.  The error I get is:

       

       

      Could not use the clone stamp tool because the area to clone has not been defined (option-click to define a source point).

       

       

      New Mac Mini.  Had the same problems in Elements 9 so I installed the 10 trial.  Is this a key binding error?  Did not have this issue with Elements 9 on my Mac Air or my Windows 7 system. 

       

       

      I'm not a newbie and know how to use the clone tool.  I won't say I'm an expert so if it's something related to layers please throw out some ideas.