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3 - Selection Tools

(Photoshop Elements 11 & Later)

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Selection Tools: Marquee Tool Family

Tool Panel

Tool Options

The Tool

Icon Looks Like

Tool Does This

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Dotted rectangle

Square & rectangular selections

Dotted oval

Circular & oval selections

Selection Tools: Lasso Tool Family

Tool Panel

Tool Options

The Tool

Icon Looks Like

Tool Does This

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Lasso

Free hand

Lasso with magnet

Jumps to well-defined edges

Lasso w/angles

Odd linear shapes

Selection Tools: Quick Selection, Selection, & Magic Wand

Tool Panel

Tool Options

The Tool

Icon Looks Like

Tool Does This

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Upright brush

Truly magical

Downward brush

Fine tune a selection

Wand

Select by tone & color