place is greyed out

Community Beginner ,
May 01, 2021 May 01, 2021

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Hi all,

I am a newbie and not very technical. I have a new design and want to place a picture in it but the option to place is greyed out, can anyone help?

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New Here , May 01, 2021 May 01, 2021
Shelley, as a fellow newbie, I've had this problem. Check your Layers panel. If you are active on a locked layer, you can't use the 'Place' command. Try creating a new layer (unlocked) and stay active on it. Then see if the Place command is accessible.   Jo B

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May 01, 2021 May 01, 2021

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Is the active Layer locked? 

 

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Community Beginner ,
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Hi, yes the layer is locked but even with no lock it doesn't appear. I cannot take a screen shot as everytime i try the menu bar disappears 

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Shelley, as a fellow newbie, I've had this problem. Check your Layers panel. If you are active on a locked layer, you can't use the 'Place' command. Try creating a new layer (unlocked) and stay active on it. Then see if the Place command is accessible.   Jo B

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Thanks so much  - problem solved!

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