Know about selection tools from Photoshop

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Adobe Photoshop Elements provides selection tools for different kinds of selections. For example, the Elliptical Marquee tool selects circular and elliptical areas, and the Magic Wand tool can select an area of similar colors with one click.

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About Selection Tools:

About Selection Tools Adobe Photoshop Elements provides selection tools for different kinds of selections. For example, the Elliptical Marquee tool selects circular and elliptical areas, and the Magic Wand tool can select an area of similar colors with one click. More complex selections can be made with one of the Lasso tools. You can even smooth the edges of a selection with feathering and anti-aliasing. The selection tools are located in the Tools panel, which is located, by default, on the left side of your screen. In Photoshop Elements, you must be in Expert mode to see the selection tools.

Rectangular Marquee tool:

Rectangular Marquee tool The Rectangular Marquee tool draws square or rectangular selection borders, and the Elliptical Marquee tool draws round or elliptical selection borders.

The Lasso tool:

The Lasso tool The Lasso tool draws freehand selection borders. This tool lets you make very precise selections.

The Polygonal Lasso tool:

The Polygonal Lasso tool The Polygonal Lasso tool draws straight-edged segments of a selection border. You can create as many segments as you need to draw a selection border.

The Magnetic Lasso tool:

The Magnetic Lasso tool The Magnetic Lasso tool draws a selection border that automatically snaps to the edges of objects you drag over in the photo. This makes it easy to draw precise selection borders. The Magnetic Lasso tool is useful for quickly selecting objects with complex edges set against high-contrast backgrounds.

The Magic Wand tool:

The Magic Wand tool The Magic Wand tool selects pixels within a similar color range with one click. You specify the color range, or tolerance, for the Magic Wand tool’s selection. Use the Magic Wand tool when you have an area of similar colors, like a blue sky.

The Quick Selection tool:

The Quick Selection tool The Quick Selection tool makes a selection based on color and texture similarity when you click or click-drag the area you want to select. The mark you make doesn’t need to be precise, because the Quick Selection tool automatically and intuitively creates a border.

The Selection Brush tool:

The Selection Brush tool The Selection Brush tool makes selections two ways: you can paint over the area you want to select in Selection mode, or you can paint over areas you don’t want to select using a semiopaque overlay in Mask mode.

The Auto Selection tool:

The Auto Selection tool The Auto Selection tool automatically makes a selection when you draw a shape around the object you want to select. The shape you draw doesn't have to be precise, it just needs to outline the object you want to select.

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