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Quick Masks

When you select a portion of your image, you see the flashing dotted lines—they're fondly known as marching ants to most Photoshop folks. But what are these ants really showing you? In a typical selection, the marching ants outline the boundary of pixels that are selected 50 percent or more. There are often loads of other pixels that are selected 49 percent or less that you can't see at all from the marching ants display.


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