Modifying and saving selections


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Modifying and saving selections

There are often times when an initial simple selection won't be sufficient to get you the kind of selection that you're after. So, I would like to show you some ways to modify selections. I'll start by explaining these icons up here that you get with any of the Selection tools. These icons allow you to create a new selection, add to a selection, subtract from the selection, or select only an intersecting part of multiple selections. Let's see how they work. I am going to start by selecting the Rectangular Marquee tool in the toolbar, and then I'll move into the image and I'm going to click-and-drag around this blue tile to select it.

Now if I were to try to add to that selection by selecting another area, the initial selection would disappear, and that's because by default this first option in the Options bar for all of the Selection tools is highlighted, and that is the Create New Selection icon. So that each time I come in with a Selection tool and click-and-d...

Modifying and saving selections
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Modifying and saving selections provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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