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Adobe Photoshop CS3: Working With Selections

Learning how to select areas of an image is of primary importance - you must first select what you want to affect! Once you've made a selection, only the area within the selection can be edited. Learn several different techniques for selecting just the portions of an image that you want to change.

Here's what we'll cover:

  • Using a variety of tools to select parts of an image
  • Moving, duplicating, and repositioning the contents of a selection
  • Using keyboard-mouse combinations to save time and hand motions
  • Deselecting a selection
  • Constraining the movement of a selected area and adjusting the position of the area using the arrow keys
  • Adding to and subtracting from a selected area
  • Rotating a selection
  • Using multiple selection tools to make a complex selection
  • Erasing pixels within a selected area

Prerequisites: Completion of Adobe Photoshop CS3: An Introduction and familiarity with the Windows or Macintosh operating systems.

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