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PS CS6 Chapter 2

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PS CS6 Chapter 2

  1. 1. Adobe® Photoshop® CS6 Chapter 2 Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys
  2. 2. Objectives • Explain the terms layout, perspective, and storyboard • Describe selection tools • Select objects using the marquee tools • Move and duplicate selections • Use the History panel • Use the Grow command and Refine Edges to adjust selections Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 2
  3. 3. Objectives • Employ the lasso tools • Subtract areas from selections • Use grids, guides, and snapping • Select objects using the Quick Selection and Magic Wand tools • Print to a PDF file • Create and test new keyboard shortcuts Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 3
  4. 4. Project – Advertisement Graphic Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 4
  5. 5. General Project Guidelines • Choose the correct tool • Plan your duplications • Use grids and guides • Create files in portable formats Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 5
  6. 6. Using the Rectangular Marquee Tool • With the Rectangular Marquee Tool selected on the Tools panel, drag to draw a rectangle around the desired object to create a marquee selection Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 6
  7. 7. Using the Rectangular Marquee Tool Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 7
  8. 8. Using the Move Tool • With the object selected, click the Move Tool button on the Tools panel to activate the Move Tool • If necessary, on the options bar, click the Auto-Select check box so it does not display a check mark. If necessary, click the Show Transform Controls check box so it does not display a check mark • Position your mouse pointer over the item within the marquee, and then drag the selection to the desired position Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 8
  9. 9. Using the Move Tool Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 9
  10. 10. Duplicating a Selection • If necessary, click the Move Tool button to select the Move Tool • Press and hold the SHIFT and ALT keys while dragging to duplicate and move the selection Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 10
  11. 11. Using the Quick Selection Tool • Click the Quick Selection Tool button on the Tools panel to select it • On the options bar, click the New selection button, if necessary. • Click the Auto-Enhance check box so it displays a check mark • Move the mouse pointer to one corner of the desired object, and then slowly drag to select the object Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 11
  12. 12. Using the Quick Selection Tool Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 12
  13. 13. Displaying the History Panel • Click the History button on the vertical dock of minimized panels Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 13
  14. 14. Undoing Changes Using the History Panel • Scroll down in the History panel to display the last few states • Click the desired state in the History panel to go back the desired number of steps Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 14
  15. 15. Undoing Changes Using the History Panel Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 15
  16. 16. Refining Edges • On the Tools panel, click the Quick Selection Tool button to select it • On the Quick Selection Tool options bar, click the Refine Edge button to display the Refine Edge dialog box • Click the View button to display the refine edge views • Double-click Marching Ants to view the selection as a marquee Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 16
  17. 17. Refining Edges • Drag the Radius slider to the desired setting • Drag the Contrast slider to the desired setting • Drag the Shift Edge slider to the desired setting • Click the OK button in the Refine Edge dialog box to apply the changes and close the dialog box Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 17
  18. 18. Refining Edges Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 18
  19. 19. Selecting Using the Polygonal Lasso Tool • Right-click the Lasso Tool button on the Tools panel to display the context menu • Click the Polygonal Lasso Tool to activate the lasso • If necessary, on the options bar, click the New selection button • Click the upper-left corner of the object, and then move the mouse pointer to the right to create the first line • Click the next corner • Continue creating line segments by moving the mouse pointer and clicking each time you need to change direction • When you complete the lines all the way around, move the mouse pointer until a small circle is visible, and then click to complete the selection Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 19
  20. 20. Selecting Using the Polygonal Lasso Tool Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 20
  21. 21. Growing the Selection • Click Select on the Application bar to display the Select menu • Click Grow to increase the selection border Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 21
  22. 22. Displaying a Grid • On the Application bar, click View to display the View menu, and then point to Show to display the Show submenu • Click the Show Grids command to display the grid Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 22
  23. 23. Creating a Guide • Position the mouse pointer in the horizontal ruler at the top of the document window • Drag down into the image to create a guide at the desired location • Release the mouse button Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 23
  24. 24. Creating a Guide Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 24
  25. 25. Selecting Using the Magnetic Lasso Tool • Right-click the current lasso tool button and then click Magnetic Lasso Tool to select it from the context menu • If necessary, on the options bar, click the New selection button to select the tool • Click the upper-left edge of the object to start the selection • Move, rather than drag, the mouse pointer slowly along the edge of the object to create the selection marquee. Click the mouse when turning a corner to create an extra fastening point • When you get all the way around the object, double-click to finish the lasso Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 25
  26. 26. Selecting Using the Magnetic Lasso Tool Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 26
  27. 27. Moving a Selection Using a Shortcut Key • Press the V key to activate the Move Tool • Slowly drag the selection to the desired location • Press CTRL+D to deselect Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 27
  28. 28. Selecting Using the Lasso Tool • Right-click the current lasso tool button on the Tools panel to display the context menu, and then click Lasso Tool to select it • If necessary, on the options bar, click the New selection button • Drag around the desired object to create a completed lasso and then release the mouse button to connect the beginning and end points Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 28
  29. 29. Selecting Using the Lasso Tool Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 29
  30. 30. Subtracting from a Selection Using the Magic Wand Tool • With the object selected, right-click the Quick Selection Tool button on the Tools panel to display the context menu • Click Magic Wand Tool to activate it • On the options bar, click the ‘Subtract from selection’ button. Click the Anti-alias check box so it does not display a check mark Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 30
  31. 31. Subtracting from a Selection Using the Magic Wand Tool • If necessary, enter the desired tolerance in the Tolerance box and then click to display a check mark in the Contiguous check box • Using the tip of the Magic Wand Tool mouse pointer, click the white space outside the object, but inside the selection marquee, to remove the white color from the selection Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 31
  32. 32. Subtracting from a Selection Using the Magic Wand Tool Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 32
  33. 33. Selecting Using the Elliptical Marquee Tool • Right-click the current marquee tool on the Tools panel to display the context menu • Click Elliptical Marquee Tool to activate the tool • If necessary, click the New selection button on the options bar • Right-click the current marquee tool on the Tools panel to display the context menu • Position the mouse pointer at the upper-left edge of the object and then SHIFT+drag down and to the right to create a selection • If necessary, press and hold the SPACEBAR key and then drag the selection into position • Release the mouse button before releasing the SHIFT and SPACEBAR keys Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 33
  34. 34. Selecting Using the Elliptical Marquee Tool Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 34
  35. 35. Subtracting Noncontiguous Pixels of the Same Color • On the Tools panel, click the Magic Wand Tool button to select it • On the options bar, click the ‘Subtract from selection’ button if necessary. Double-click the Tolerance box and then type the desired value to replace the current setting • Click the Contiguous check box to remove its check mark • Click the desired area in the selection Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 35
  36. 36. Subtracting Noncontiguous Pixels of the Same Color Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 36
  37. 37. Duplicating and Scale • With the Move Tool selected, ALT+drag the selection to the desired location • On the options bar, click the Show Transform Controls check box to display a check mark • SHIFT+drag a corner sizing handle toward or away from the center of the selection to scale it • On the options bar click the ‘Commit transform (Enter)’ button to accept the transformation • Press CTRL+D to deselect Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 37
  38. 38. Duplicating and Scale Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 38
  39. 39. Reselecting • Click Select on the Application bar to display the Select menu • Click Reselect to display the previous selection Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 39
  40. 40. Fitting Screen • Select the Zoom Tool • Click the Fit Screen button on the Zoom Tool options bar Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 40
  41. 41. Cropping a Selection • Press SHIFT+M to select the Rectangular Marquee Tool • Drag a rectangular marquee around the area of the image you wish to keep • Press the C key to activate the Crop Tool • On the options bar, click the Delete • Cropped Pixels check box so it displays a check mark, if necessary • Press the ENTER key twice to accept the cropping selection and to complete the crop • Press the M key to return to the Rectangular Marquee Tool Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 41
  42. 42. Cropping a Selection Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 42
  43. 43. Saving a Photo in the PDF Format • Click File on the Application bar and then click Save As to display the Save As dialog box • Click the Format button to display the various formats you can use to save Photoshop files • Click Photoshop PDF (*.PDF;*.PDP) in the list to select the PDF format, and then click the Save button to continue the saving process • Click the OK button to display the Save Adobe PDF dialog box • Click the Save PDF button to continue the saving process • When Photoshop displays the second Save Adobe PDF dialog box, click the Yes button to finish saving Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 43
  44. 44. Saving a Photo in the PDF Format Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 44
  45. 45. Creating a New Keyboard Shortcut • Click Edit on the Application bar to display the Edit menu, and then click Keyboard Shortcuts to display the Keyboard Shortcuts and Menus dialog box • Click the Shortcuts For box arrow, and then click Application Menus in the list • In the Application Menu Command list, scroll down and then click the triangle to the left of the Window command to display the list of Window menu commands Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 45
  46. 46. Creating a New Keyboard Shortcut • Scroll down and then click the desired command to display a shortcut key box • Press the desired shortcut key to enter a new shortcut keystroke for the selected command • Click the Accept button to set the shortcut key • Click the OK button to close the dialog box Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 46
  47. 47. Creating a New Keyboard Shortcut Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 47
  48. 48. Testing a New Keyboard Shortcut • Press the shortcut key to test the shortcut Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 48
  49. 49. Returning to the Default Settings for Keyboard Shortcuts • On the Application bar, click Edit, and then click Keyboard Shortcuts to display the Keyboard Shortcuts • and Menus dialog box • On the Keyboards Shortcuts tab, click the Set box arrow to display the list • Click Photoshop Defaults to choose the default settings for shortcuts • When Photoshop displays a message asking if you want to save your changes, click the No button so your previous changes are not saved • Click the OK button to close the dialog box Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 49
  50. 50. Returning to the Default Settings for Keyboard Shortcuts Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 50
  51. 51. Chapter Summary • Explain the terms layout, perspective, and storyboard • Describe selection tools • Select objects using the marquee tools • Move and duplicate selections • Use the History panel • Use the Grow command and Refine Edges to adjust selections Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 51
  52. 52. Chapter Summary • Employ the lasso tools • Subtract areas from selections • Use grids, guides, and snapping • Select objects using the Quick Selection and Magic Wand tools • Print to a PDF file • Create and test new keyboard shortcuts Using Selection Tools and Shortcut Keys 52
  53. 53. Adobe® Photoshop® CS6 Chapter 2 Complete

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