The single-pixel tools (plus tool tricks)


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The single-pixel tools (plus tool tricks)

In this exercise I'll show you a couple of tricks for switching between tools from the keyboard. I'll also show you how to select single pixel rows and columns inside an image. I've gone ahead and restored the saved version of Red-eyed tree frog.psd. Now, notice if I click and hold on the Marquee tool here, I can see that in total I have four different tools to choose from, and the first two have a keyboard shortcut of M, which means that I should be able to switch back and forth between them by pressing the M key. However, by default you have to press Shift+M instead.

Now, I'm not crazy about that convention, and you can change it by adjusting a Preference setting. I'm going to assume that you have changed this Preference setting over the course of the many future exercises. So here's how it works. Press Ctrl+K or Command+K on the Mac in order to bring up the Preferences dialog box, and then notice this check box, Use Shift Key for tool Switch, go ahead and turn it ...

The single-pixel tools (plus tool tricks)
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The single-pixel tools (plus tool tricks) provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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