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I have found that the Patch Tool is really useful for certain healing situations, but I can't stand that it is only freehand drawn. Is there a way to use a click-move-click-move-click selection method (like to polygonal lasso tool)?

I'm using CS6.

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Just use the polygon lasso to create your selection. While the Patch tool is a freehand only, any selection can be used as a patch selection.

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Dang that seems now as extremely obvious. :) –  kenny Nov 11 '13 at 21:34

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