How to Use the cursor for selections Photoshop Layers


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Using the cursor for selections

When you're creating selections, in order to produce a composite image or apply targeted adjustments, it's often necessary that that selection be as accurate and precise as possible. You might need, for example, to trace exactly along an edge of an object within your image, using perhaps the Lasso tool. It can, therefore, be very important that you have the most precise cursor for your mouse when you're working with those tools. And there are actually a couple of options you can choose from for those cursors. Let's take a look. I'll go ahead and choose, for example, the Lasso tool. And when I move my mouse out over the image, you'll see that I have an icon reflecting that lasso as well as an arrow.

But it's no necessarily obvious with some of the icons you'll see exactly where the point of action is. In this case we do have an arrow but if for example we were using the magic wand tool you have this wand and you're not neccarrily sure exactly where you're clic...

Using the cursor for selections
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Using the cursor for selections provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CC Selections and Layer Masking Workshop

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