Modifying and saving selections


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Modifying and saving selections

There are often times when a simple single selection won't be sufficient. Let me show you some ways to modify your selections to make them more complex. I'm using stairs2.jpg from the 08_04 modifying subfolder inside the Chapter 08 Exercise Files folder. I'm going to the Toolbox and I'm going to select the Rectangular Marquee tool and then come into the this image and draw a Rectangular selection around one of these blue tiles. Now let's say I want to include another tile in my selection. As soon as I start to click and drag around that tile, the first selection disappears.

That's because in the Options bar for the Rectangular Marquee tool, the new selection icon is chosen by default so that every time I start to draw again with the selection tool, the first selection is eliminated. To fix that, I can click on the second icon here in the Options bar, which will allow me to add to the initial selection. So I'll click there and now I can come in and drag aroun...

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 7 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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