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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop CS4 in 24 Hours by Kate Binder

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Chapter 13. Using Paths

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Creating Paths

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Editing Paths

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Using Paths

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Way back in Hour 3, “Making Selections,” you learned how to make selections that can isolate the part of the image so that you can work on it without affecting the rest of the image. Then in the last hour, you learned how to convert selections to masks to hide the parts of your image that you don’t want to show and to preserve selections so you can recall them later. The problem with selections is that it can be difficult to achieve a precise shape. Photoshop has all kinds of tools for creating selections based on the image content, by following object ...

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