Manual selection tools


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Manual selection tools

There are a number of different selection methods in the Elements 9 Full Edit workspace. The trick is figuring out which method is going to be most efficient on which image. When you're working with geometric shapes, the best selection tools are sometimes the Geometric Selection tools. Those are located in this area of the toolbar. I'm going to click on the Rectangular Marquee tool and select it from the toolbar and then come into the image to show you how to make a rectangular or square selection. To make a rectangular selection, I'll click at a corner and drag diagonally toward another corner and there's my rectangular selection boundary.

As I explained in the last movie, once I have a selection like this, I can do any number of things to it without affecting the rest of the image, only the selected area, everything from filling to painting, to duplicating, to deleting. When I'm done working on a selected area I can delete the selection. That's done by going up t...

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 9 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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