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Photoshop CS3 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Peter Lourekas, Elaine Weinmann

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Chapter 8. Select

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IN THIS CHAPTER

Creating layer-based selections  117

Creating selections by dragging  118

Creating selections based on color  120

Creating selections via a dialog box  124

Refining selection edges  126

Working with selections  129

Saving and loading selections  133

Using Quick Masks  138

When you select part of a layer, only that area can be edited, and the rest of the layer is protected. Apply a filter, for example, and only the currently selected pixels will be affected. Selections are represented onscreen by a marquee of “marching ants.”

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to create selections using the Marquee, Lasso, Quick ...

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