Saving selections


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Saving selections

Once you've taken the time and trouble to make a selection, it's a shame to lose it. And if you do have one selection going in your image and you have to make another one somewhere else then you're going to lose the first selection. So I would like to show you how you can save a selection after you make it. You'll always be able to bring back your saved selections, because saved selections stay with the file even if you close and then reopen the file later. I am going to make a selection here with the Quick Selection tool, choosing it in the toolbox and then just coming in and moving over the sky. Now if I wanted to save that selection, I would go to the Select menu at the top of the screen and move down to Save Selection.

Here in the Save Selection dialog box, I simply have to give the selection a name. I'll call it sky and I'll click OK. Then I am going to delete this selection by pressing Command+D on a Mac or Ctrl+D on a PC and if I wanted to, I could close a...

Saving selections
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Saving selections provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

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Photography
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