Reselecting a previous selection


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Reselecting a previous selection

So this video is a reminder that selections are very fragile. They're very temporary. If you accidentally click outside of your selection, you've deselected it. If you've spent 5-10 minutes working on that selection, it's kind of a bummer if you go off and do something else and you've lost your selection. So I'll undo that. Command+Z or Ctrl+Z will undo the last thing you did, which in this case was deselect. I know that I want to mask this back to a white background. So I'm going to, again, pretend that I don't notice that I've done this. I've accidentally deselected, because I clicked outside of my selection.

I'm going to convert this Background layer to a layer that can support transparencies. I'll just Option+Double -click or Alt+Double-click on that and I'm going to create a new layer below the current layer. If you create the new layer, by default, it's actually above the current layer. I'm going to undo that. If I hold ...

Reselecting a previous selection
Video duration: 2m 10s 6h 21m Intermediate

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Reselecting a previous selection provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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