Copy and paste versus drag and drop


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Copy and paste versus drag and drop

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to move a selection from one image to another in a variety of different ways. So I'm going to show you copy and paste, and then I'll show you two varieties of drag-and-drop. You can decide which one works better for you. Here I am looking at the Full moon.jpg image. I have selected the moon and feathered it at this point. Now I'm going to go to the Edit menu and I'm going to choose the Copy command. Or press Ctrl+C, Command+C on the Mac. Then I'll go ahead and press Ctrl+Shift+Tab, or Command+ Shift+Tilde, to switch back to the Sky with guide.jpg image.

I will go to the Edit menu and choose the Paste command, Ctrl+V or Command+V on the Mac. That goes ahead and pastes the moon right there into the smack-dab center of its new background. Also notice that the moon appears on an independent layer, so that you can modify it with a high degree of security. You're not troubled this time by a floating selection that might drop...

Copy and paste versus drag and drop
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Copy and paste versus drag and drop provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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