Combining selections


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Combining selections

When you have any of the Selection tools highlighted here in the toolbox, you'll see these four icons in the Tool Options Bar. These are the icons that allow you to combine selections in different ways. I'd like to show you how to use these icons to add to a selection, to subtract from a selection, and to make an intersecting selection. But first I want to tell you this important point. By default the first two of these icons is the ones that's highlighted for a Selection tool. And what that means is that if you have a selection going, like this one for example, and you still have a Selection tool highlighted and you click somewhere in your image, you are going to lose your initial selection.

So I want to make sure that you know that so if it happens to you, you'll understand the reason. Now let's say I do have an initial selection and I want to add to it. Say I want to add this red block over here on the right. Then I am going to go up to the Options Bar, and I am ...

Combining selections
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Combining selections provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

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Photography
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