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I have an image in photoshop that contains multiple objects. I made a multiple selection of those objects (they all have the same color) Is it possible to transform the selection into multiple vector objects so i can resize all of them easily and get better result for small size. Thanks!

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You'll probably get better results in Illustrator with auto trace.

  • Place your file in AI
  • Highlight and choose live trace (IIRC).from the object menu
  • Adjust the live trace settings until you get the paths you're after
  • Expand the live trace (in the object menu) to get to the paths themselves
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What would be the steps in Illustrator then? –  tiguero Nov 30 '12 at 23:28
    
Further detail added above. –  plainclothes Nov 30 '12 at 23:58
    
I am sorry i don't know much in illustrator what do u mean by highlight - do u mean select? Also I see a live paint menu but no live trace are u referring to live paint? –  tiguero Dec 1 '12 at 1:06
    
ok i manage to get the expected result: i have just used image trace and expand. Thanks! –  tiguero Dec 1 '12 at 1:21
    
This is what I had in mind. tutorial9.net/tutorials/illustrator-tutorials/… –  plainclothes Dec 1 '12 at 3:44

Try to right-clicking your selection and then select "Make work path..". Or you can convert the objects individually to the path and pack they to the smart object.

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