Q&A

How do I select a specific area in Photoshop?

How do I select a specific area in Photoshop?

In the Tools panel, select the Quick Selection tool. Drag over an area you want to select. This tool tries to find image edges and automatically stops the selection there. After your initial selection, this tool automatically switches to its Add to Selection option.

How do you select an object perfectly in Photoshop?

How to select objects with the Object Selection Tool

  1. Step 1: Draw an initial selection around the object. Start by drawing your initial selection.
  2. Step 2: Look for problems with the selection.
  3. Step 3: Hold Shift and drag to add to the selection.
  4. Step 4: Hold Alt (Win) / Option (Mac) and drag to subtract from the selection.

How do I select a large area in Photoshop?

Expand or contract a selection by a specific number of pixels

  1. Use a selection tool to make a selection.
  2. Choose Select > Modify > Expand or Contract.
  3. For Expand By or Contract By, enter a pixel value between 1 and 100, and click OK. The border is increased or decreased by the specified number of pixels.

What is the shortcut to select an image in Photoshop?

Keyboard Shortcuts for Selecting in Photoshop 6

Action PC Mac
Deselect entire image Ctrl+D Apple command key+D
Reselect last selection Ctrl+Shift+D Apple command key+Shift+D
Select everything Ctrl+A Apple command key+A
Hide extras Ctrl+H Apple command key+H

How do you make quick selections in Photoshop?

See Adjust selections manually. Choose Select > Select and Mask to open the image in the Select and Mask workspace. Use the tools and sliders in the workspace to clean up the selection further. See Select and Mask workspace. You can use the Quick Selection tool to quickly “paint” a selection using an adjustable round brush tip.

How to select the subject of an image in Photoshop?

1 While editing an image, choose Select > Subject. 2 While using the Object Selection, Quick Selection, or Magic Wand tools, click Select Subject in the options bar. 3 While using the Object Selection or Quick Selection tools in the Select & Mask workspace, click Select Subject in the options bar.

Can you select an image in Photoshop 6?

In order to play with images in Photoshop 6, it’s nice to be able to choose, or select, an image or part of an image so that you can draw on it, add color to it, or even delete it.

What’s the best way to select an area in Photoshop?

Everyone knows how to use this tool: click on an area and Photoshop will attempt to select that area based on color and contrast. The results are rarely as good as you want them to be but if you have truly solid color fields then it can work decently.