Questions tagged [selections]

Questions about selecting parts of a file or image, so those parts can be changed or transformed while leaving the nonselected parts intact.

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Is it possible in Clip Studio Paint Pro to add to a selection with no keyboard?

I have a Surface Pro 6, and I find it more comfortable to draw and paint when in tablet mode, which means there is no keyboard attached. When using Clip Studio Paint Pro, and with the keyboard ...
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Is there a way to make selections from guides?

It seems like it could be a very simple task, but I cannot find a solution. I'm trying to make a selection between 4 guide points. Is there any way at all to make selections from guides ...
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Clone Stamp and Healing Brush Selection Colour

Is it at all possible to set a colour to the selection of the Clone Stamp tool or Healing Brush tool? I am working on some scans and I keep loosing where the cursor is, if I could set the colour to ...
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MediBang - How can I move objects from multiplayer layers while still keeping its distance from each other?

Sorry if the title didn't make sense but I'll try to explain my best. Basically, I have this drawing where the yellow scribble is in layer 2 whereas the red scribble is in layer 3: Let's say red ...
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How to add blur / round corners to only white rectangle layers

I want to add a blur or rounded rectangle to only the white rectangle layers, which are behind the text. Trying rounded rectangle with the layer selected, only modifies the main layer. I have tried ...
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Photoshop how to select next frame and layer simultaneously

I have a gif where every frame is a layer. I need to make background transparent in every frame. I need to make three clicks: select next frame, select next visible layer and click on the background ...
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How to move contour of selection instead of content of selection (GIMP)?

I was able to do so, but those buttons gone (probably compatability with new hardware issue) , but anyway I need some workaround - shortcut or using a menu bar. How I was doing it in the past: I ...
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How can I (using Gimp) accurately remove a red background from an image?

I've been designing some custom backgrounds for a game recently, although I have little to no skill with photo editing. I've usually only used MS paint, but this particular project required tools that ...
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Smart Filter on Smart Object only on Selection Photoshop

If my layer is rasterized and I select something (say with the marquees ellipse), the filters apply only to that selection - moreover - they apply centered on the selection. For example, using the ...
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Can Krita “grow” a selection in pixels?

Is it possible to grow a selection in range of pixels around the currect selection, in order to flood fill lines better?
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How to crop other layers to a selection from a different layer? Photoshop [duplicate]

In photoshop, let's say I have 3 layers. Layer A and B have default background images. In layer C, I make the shape of something, let's say a car. I select the outline using the Quick Selection Tool. ...
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Photoshop CC 2017 - Why is lasso tool cropping image when used in Select And Mask?

I photograph a leaf on a blue background. The original image is 6000x4000. I want to make the background transparent. So I use the Color Range selection tool to select most of the blue background. ...
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How to make selection with Pen tool in Pixelmator?

I am new user in Pixelmator and I used to use Photoshop. Now, I would like to use Pen Tool in Pixelmator. In photoshop, we use pen tool to cut things and then Ctrl+Enter to make a selection. In ...
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Polygonal lasso tool selection not copying properly?

Copying a selection done by a polygonal lasso tool does not copy the colours of the pixels selected correctly, as is shown below: What can one do to make a proper copy?
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Transform stroke effect into typing path

I'm using Photoshop CS3. Let's say I made an ellipse selection. I filled it with colour, then I add an outside stroke effect. I would like to make that stroke effect into a circular path. I tried ...
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Deleting white background from scans in Illustrator

I'm trying to create custom brushes in illustrator with scanned brushstrokes. I use image trace, then expand...how do you then select and delete the white background?
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Adobe Photoshop : Display text-selection in correct format

I am working on a photoshop design for a font-design which will be inserted in html. Right now, when the text is selected, it looks differently in Photoshop and differently in browser(FF). As you ...
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Is it possible to remove a shape that is in the same layer as another shape? [duplicate]

I created two shapes in the same layer by mistake and I want to delete one of them only. I couldn't go back with ctrl z because I already did several other stuff afterwards. Is it possible to remove ...
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Photoshop CS3 > Marquee Tool > Modify > Contract problem? [duplicate]

Very strange.... The circular Selection I Made by using Marquee Tool is no longer good once it's contracted by using SELECT | MODIFY | CONTRACT .... In conclusion, if i made CONTRACTION to make the ...
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How do you select multiple objects within a table cell?

In indesign you can select multiple objects by pressing shift and selecting the objects you want to edit, however this doesn't work when the objects are pasted within the cell of a table. How do I ...
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How to select an edge in Photoshop CS6 that is not quite horizontal or vertical?

I'm using Photoshop CS6 on a Macintosh and have created a layer mask and wish to erase at the edges of a painting in a photograph, but the edges are not quite true, so even after doing a perspective ...
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Work with multiple selections simultaneously in Photoshop

I am using Photoshop CS5 to work with an image that will be composed of about forty separate pieces that I want to be able to move and rotate independently, something like a jigsaw puzzle. I don't ...
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How to align only a part of multiple objects to one point?

I want some arrows point to one specific point. Like this: How can I make it so the arrows point in one direction? I tried selecting every arrowhead with the direct selection tool, then via shift ...
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Photoshop feathers selections even though I turned it off

This is what happens when I try to fill the selection with black. It's super janky! What I want is to turn off all feathering to have a perfect crisp edge, but I can't figure out how to do that. ...
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Having hard time removing this white background from a logo, need help [duplicate]

I need to remove white background from this logo, but whatever I have tried, doesn't seem to work correctly. For example, when I try to use the magic eraser tool, it also erases some of the text.
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Photoshop - Can't fill in pixels with pencil tool

I'm using the pencil tool with a 1 px brush. I'm trying to fill in some pixels, but in the pictures below there are certain pixels I cannot fill in. If I use the pencil tool on them, nothing happens. ...
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How can I consistently select the same area of a Photoshop CS4 image to extract for client review?

In one of my Photoshop projects, the client wanted to see some different variations of a specific area, so I needed to be able to select the exact same area every time. To do this, I created a layer ...
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How to select more than one point on a path?

I used the brush tool to draw a hand. I now want to resize the little finger: I can see the individual points if I select the path: When I click on a point with Direct Selection tool I can edit that ...
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Draw a Line in Photoshop and it becomes an immovable object

I'm looking for an answer to the most obvious thing in the world. I create a new layer on a blank canvas I draw a line with the line tool I switch to the move tool and try to move the line the line ...
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Does Illustrator have Mouse Wheel selection like Inkscape?

Does Adobe Illustrator have Inkscape-like (since version 0.91) Alt + Mouse Wheel selection mode?
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Selecting an object inside a rectangle in Illustrator cc 2015

I have created a rectangle shape inside which i have created several other shapes. I want to select one of these shapes, but as soon as I start drawing a marquee around this shape the rectangle moves ...
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While aligning objects in Adobe Flash how to decide what object moves?

So this is a problem that should be easily solved but I'm having a hard time figuring this out in flash. When I align two objects I just want one of them to move while the other remains stationary, ...
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Photoshop Rectangular Marquee Tool not selecting correctly

I must have accidentally clicked something in Photoshop because all of a sudden my rectangular marquee tool is not working correctly. When I use the rectangular marquee tool to, for instance, ...
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photoshop selection is fuzzy [closed]

I found a duplicate post here but with no answers. I looked at this guide from adobe on how to feather edges hoping I'd find an answer but my Feather: option is already at 0 px. I have never had this ...
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Automate erasing certain colors in multiple PSD files

Is it possible to erase all colors in the 2nd layer of a PSD file in Photoshop except yellow in one step? I have multiple images. Should I use the hex code to preserve the yellow color?