Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Loading a selection, part of Photoshop: Selections (2011).
If you've saved a selection, or several selections, you can save yourself a …considerable amount of time and effort if you later want to apply an adjustment to …an area you had previously selected. In this lesson you'll see how to load a …selection that has been previously saved. The first option for loading a saved …selection is to choose Select > Load Selection from the menu. …This will bring up the Load Selection dialog, and of course the default is …going to be to load a selection from the current document. …Which is pretty much the only place you're going to load a selection from.…
We can then choose the Channel, in other words which saved selection would we like …to load. Here I only have one selection saved, and …that's the sky. I could also choose to invert the selection. …For example, if I wanted to create the selection for the Eiffel Tower, not of …the sky. But in this case, I do want to select the …sky, so choosing Sky from the pop-up, all I have to do is click OK. …And as you can see, my selection is now loaded, and ready to use. …
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Saving and loading selections
- Using Deselect, Reselect, and Hide
- Selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Refining selections
- Selection projects
Skill Level Advanced
Photoshop CS5: Selections in Depthwith Jan Kabili3h 45m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 35m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Refining Selections
5. Selection Projects
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