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Q: Adobe Photoshop question ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: Adobe Photoshop question
Category: Computers > Graphics
Asked by: autographpros-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 02 May 2006 11:04 PDT
Expires: 01 Jun 2006 11:04 PDT
Question ID: 724757
Using Adobe Photoshop 7.0, if I want to use the lasso to circle
something on a photo, and then cut/paste something onto that photo,
what feature do I use to have it pasted everywhere EXCEPT what's in
the lasso highlighted area.  I want the highlighted area protected,
with the paste going over the entire photo except the highlight.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Adobe Photoshop question
From: cjdavis-ga on 03 May 2006 10:01 PDT
try select all, then hold the key to get the lasso with the minus sign
(shift is +, I think ctrl is -)  That way you select all but what you
subtract by drawing the deselect lasso around.  Hope this helps.
Subject: Re: Adobe Photoshop question
From: helpingout-ga on 16 May 2006 11:43 PDT
HI there,

With your Lasso Tool selected, draw a selection where you wish to
protect. Next, pres Ctrl-Shif-I to revert the selection. By reverting
the selection, all the areas inside the selection are protected. When
the revert command is executed, you will see a moving ant border
around the area and the entire image. (click link to see image)

Now you can paste or do whatever you like on that picture. See image

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