Saving selections


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Saving selections

Once you've got a selection that you're happy with, you can save that selection with the file so that you can quickly reload it to work on the selected area further without having to create the selection again from scratch. Here's a selection that I just made with the Quick Selection tool. If you're following along, get the Quick Selection tool in the toolbar and drag it over the sky to create a selection like this. Now let's say that I'm happy with this selection and I want to save it, I will go up to the Select menu and I'll go down to Save Selection.

I'll give the selection a meaningful name, I'll call this one sky and I click OK. I'm going to deselect by pressing Ctrl +D on the PC or Command+D on the Mac. I could even save and close this file and come back to it at some later date and if I wanted to bring that selection back, all I would have to do is go up to the Select menu and choose Load Selection. From the Selection menu, I can choose the se...

Saving selections
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Saving selections 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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