Converting a path to a selection


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Converting a path to a selection

In this exercise, I am going to show you how to take a path outline that you have created here inside the Paths palette and convert it to a selection outline so that you can actually use it to select an image. I am working inside of this image Ready to mask.psd its catchup file for those of you who might just be joining me or want to see what in the world I created and it's found inside of the 15_Paths folder. Make sure that your Paths palette is up on screen and then you have selected the Paths that's called free-form polygon right here, so that you can see the Path outline. Now there is a few different ways to convert a path outline to a selection. One way, the sort of you know, the chumps way because it takes choosing a command and all that it has is just to go over here to the Paths palette menu and choose the Make Selection command. You have down something selected, you have to have a path selected to invoke this command and then it brings up the dialog box it says hey, wo...

Converting a path to a selection
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Converting a path to a selection provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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