Manual selection tools


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Manual selection tools

There are a number of different methods and tools for selecting an area in a photograph in the Full Edit workspace. The selection methods fall into two categories, those that are manual and those that are automatic. In this movie, I will cover some manual selection methods. The Selection tools are located in the toolbar in this second section right here. I am going to start with the Rectangular Marquee tool. This tool right here, clicking on it in the toolbar. And then I will move into the image and I'm going to click and drag a rectangular selection around some of these tiles.

After I draw the selection, as long as I still have a Selection tool selected in the toolbar, I can move the selection boundary by clicking inside of it and dragging. Notice that I didn't use the Move tool. If I take the Move tool and I try to move a selection, it actually moves the content of the selection along with the boundary and that isn't what I want it to do. So I am going to press Command+D to ...

Manual selection tools
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Manual selection tools provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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