3 Working with Selections

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Make specific areas of an image active using selection tools.

  • Reposition a selection marquee.

  • Move and duplicate the contents of a selection.

  • Use keyboard-mouse combinations that save time and hand motions.

  • Deselect a selection.

  • Constrain the movement of a selected area.

  • Adjust the position of a selected area using the arrow keys.

  • Add to and subtract from a selection.

  • Rotate a selection.

  • Use multiple selection tools to make a complex selection.


This lesson will take about an hour to complete. To get the lesson files used in this chapter, download ...

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