Pen tool preferences

Hi I'm using a CS5, but when use the pen tool the rubber band and the path appears in GRAY color always. In CS4 this constantly changes in contrast whit the background, but now in gray color sometimes is difficult to find it. Thanks

That's a limitation of the blend modes available in OpenGL and Cocoa.
CS4 could use better blend modes available through the Carbon APIs, but because CS5 moved to Cocoa APIs, we have to live with the limitations of Cocoa.

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