Refine a selection in the Quick Mask mode Photoshop CS6


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Refining a selection in the Quick Mask mode

In this movie, we will evaluate the selection that we created in the previous one, and then we'll refine it inside the Quick Mask mode. So, assuming that you went ahead and saved your selection as an alpha Channel, make sure you are seeing the Channels panel onscreen, and then click on that alpha channel, which I called base selection, and you will see your selection outline represented as a mask. So anywhere you see a white pixel, that's a 100% selected pixel. Anywhere where you see a black pixel, that pixel is 0% selected, and any shade of gray is some degree of selection in between.

Now, you might ask, well, does that mean that a selection outline is resolution dependent, the way the image is? And the answer is yes. Each and every pixel has a selection value associated with it. Now, to put the mask in play, you need to convert it back to a selection outline, and you do that by pressing the Control key, or the Command key on the Mac, and clicking on that alpha channe...

Refining a selection in the Quick Mask mode
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Refining a selection in the Quick Mask mode provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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