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Color Section

Color Section

1-1. Toolbox overview

The marquee tools make rectangular, elliptical, single row, and single column selections.

The Move tool moves selections, layers, and guides.

The lasso tools make freehand, polygonal (straight-edged), and magnetic[*] (snap-to) selections.

[*] Photoshop only

The Magic Wand tool selects similarly colored areas.

The Crop tool trims images.

The Slice tool creates slices.

The Slice Select tool selects slices.

The Healing Brush tool[*]paints with a sample or pattern to repair imperfections in an image.

The Patch tool[*]repairs imperfections in a selected area of an image using a sample or pattern.

The Color Replacement tool[*]substitutes one color for another.

The Brush tool paints brush strokes.

The Pencil tool paints hard-edged strokes.

The Clone Stamp tool paints with a sample of an image.

The Pattern Stamp tool[*]paints with a part of an image as a pattern.

The History Brush tool[*]paints a copy of the selected state or snapshot into the current image window.

The Art History Brush tool[*]paints stylized strokes that simulate the look of different paint styles, using a selected state or snapshot.

The Eraser tool erases pixels and restores parts of an image to a previously saved state.

The Magic Eraser tool erases solid-colored areas to transparency with a single click.

The Background Eraser tool[*]erases areas to transparency by dragging.

The gradient tools create straight-line, radial[*], angle[*], reflected[*], and diamond[*]blends between colors.

The Paint Bucket tool fills similarly colored areas with the foreground color.

The Blur tool[*]blurs hard edges in an image.

The Sharpen tool[*]sharpens soft edges in an image.

The Smudge tool[*]smudges data in an image.

The Dodge tool[*]lightens areas in an image.

The Burn tool[*]darkens areas in an image.

The Sponge tool[*]changes the color saturation of an area.

The path selection tools[*]make shape or segment selections showing anchor points, direction lines, and direction points.

The Type tool creates type on an image.

The type mask tools[*]create a selection in the shape of type.

The pen tools[*]draw smooth-edged paths.

The Custom Shape tool[*]makes customized shapes selected from a custom shape list.

The annotations tools[*]make notes and audio annotations that can be attached to an image.

The Eyedropper tool samples colors in an image

The Measure tool[*]measures distances, locations, and angles.

The Color Sampler tool[*]samples up to four areas of the image.

The Hand tool moves an image within its window.

The Zoom tool magnifies and reduces the view of an image.

The Image Map tools[§] define image map areas in an image.

[§] ImageReady only

The Image Map select tool[§]selects image maps.

The Toggle Image Map Visibility tool[§]toggles between showing and hiding image maps.

The Toggle Slices Visibility tool[§]toggles between showing and hiding slices in an image.

The Preview Document tool[§]previews rollover effects directly in ImageReady.

The Preview In Default Browser tool[§]previews animations in a Web browser.

The Tab Rectangle tool[§]draws a rectangle with rounded upper corners.

The Pill Rectangle tool[§]draws a rectangle with all corners rounded.



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