How to Use manual selection tools Photoshop Elements 10


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Using manual selection tools

There are a number of different selection tools. They are located in the second section of the toolbar. Let's start by looking at the Manual Selection tools, the ones that you apply by clicking and dragging in an image. The best tool to choose depends on what you're trying to select. So if you are trying to make a rectangular selection, the best tool is usually the Rectangular Marquee tool, which is located right here in the toolbar. With that tool selected, I can click and drag a rectangular selection in any rectangular shape, a big rectangle like this.

I'll click to dismiss that. A tall, thin rectangle like this, I'll click again to deselect that, or a short and wide rectangle like this, and I'll click again to deselect that. If you're wondering why clicking is deselecting my selections, that's because by default, this tool and all of the tools except for the Quick Selection tool has an option up here, the New Selection option, and what this option does is st...

Using manual selection tools
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Using manual selection tools provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 10 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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