Crop Tool

Two spaces below the Marquee tool, you'll find the Crop tool. Although the Crop tool doesn't produce a selection, it does allow you to isolate a certain area of your image. Using this tool, you can crop an image, as well as resize and rotate it at the same time (Figures 2.17 and 2.18).

Figure 2.17. The original image. (©2005 Stockbyte, www.stockbyte.com)

Figure 2.18. The original image cropped and rotated.

When you click and drag over an image with the Crop tool selected, a dashed rectangle appears. When the Shield Cropped Area check ...

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