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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™ Photoshop® CS4 by Mike Wooldridge, Linda Wooldridge

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Chapter 5. Manipulating Selections

Manipulating 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

  • Copy and Paste a Selection

  • Delete a Selection

  • Rotate a Selection

  • Scale a Selection

  • Skew or Distort a Selection

  • Perform Content-Aware Scaling

  • Feather the Border of a Selection

  • Create Vanishing Point Planes

  • Copy between Vanishing Point Planes

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 in layers. For ...

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