Photoshop: When i make a selection with the pen tool it automatically comes up inverted

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when i make a selection with the pen tool it automatically comes up inverted.
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charles slemmons

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This has to do with Pen tool setting that MTSTUNER has illustrated above. You have the option for "Subtract from Path Area" selected for your pen tool. Change it to "Add to Path Area" and it will work as expected.