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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Creating Your Own Custom Crop Tools

I know, we just learned how to use the Crop tool and now we’re jumping into an advanced technique: creating your own custom tools. The reason is, it fits with what we’re already doing. Although it’s more of an advanced technique, it’s not complicated. In fact, once you set it up, it will save you time and money. What we’re going to do is create what are called Tool Presets. These Tool Presets are a series of tools (in this case, Crop tools) with all our option settings already in place. So we’ll create a 5 × 7, an 8 × 10, a 6 × 4, or whatever Crop tool we want. Then, when we want to crop to 5 × 7, all we have ...

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