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Teach Yourself Visually™: Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 by Mike Wooldridge, Linda Wooldridge

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Chapter 5. Manipulate Selections

Manipulate Selections

Making a selection defines a specific area of your Photoshop image. This chapter shows you how to move, stretch, erase, and manipulate your selections in a variety of ways.

Move a Selection 78

Copy and Paste a Selection 80

Delete a Selection 82

Rotate a Selection 83

Scale a Selection 84

Skew or Distort a Selection 86

Feather the Border of a Selection 88

Extract an Object 90

Create Vanishing Point Planes 92

Copy between Vanishing Point Planes 94

Move a Selection

You can move a selection by using the Move tool, which enables you to rearrange elements of your image.

You can place elements of your image either in the background or ...

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