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Photoshop 7 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Peter Lourekas, Elaine Weinmann

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Chapter 6. Compositing

This chapter covers methods for composing image elements: the Clipboard (Cut, Copy, Paste, and Paste Into), drag-and-drop, cloning, pattern stamping, and the new Healing Brush and Patch tools. Also covered are techniques for precisely positioning and aligning image elements and smoothing the seams between them.

Moving

In these instructions and in the “drag-copy” instructions on the next page, you’ll be moving actual image pixels. (To move just a selection marquee without moving its contents, see page 103.)

To move a selection’s contents:

  1. Optional: To help you position the selection, choose View > Show > Grid (Ctrl-’/Cmd-’) or drag a guide or guides from either ruler, and turn on View > Snap To > Guides and View > Snap To > Grid. ...

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