How to deselect in Photoshop

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As the user gradually learns Photoshop, many difficulties arise associated with the use of certain editor functions. In this post, let's talk about how to clear the selection in Photoshop.

Undo the selection

It seems that, What can be difficult in a simple undo selection? This step may seem very easy to some, but inexperienced users may also have a barrier here. This is because there are so many subtleties to working with this editor that a novice user has no idea.. To avoid such mishaps and learn Photoshop faster and more efficiently, Let's examine all the nuances that arise when the selection is deselected.

Options to deselect

    There are many options on how to deselect in Photoshop. Next we will present the most common, those applied by users of the Photoshop editor.

  • The easiest and fastest way to deselect is via a key combination. You must press simultaneously CTRL + D.
  • The same result can be achieved by clicking anywhere in the workspace.

    Here it is important to remember that if you have used the tool “Quick Selection”, you must click inside the highlighted area. At the same time, this can only be done if the The “new selection” it's activated..

  • Another way to deselect is very equivalent to the previous one. Here you also need a mouse, but you must press the right button. After, in the context menu that appears, click on the line “Deselect”..

    Note that the context menu tends to change when working with different tools. Therefore, the post “Deselect”. they can be in different positions.

  • The last method is to visit the section “Highlight”. in the top toolbar menu. Once you have navigated to the section, just find the unselected item there and click on it.

You should pay attention to some specific aspects that will help you when working with Photoshop. As an example, when using “Magic wand” O “Love”. selection will not be removed when clicked. In this circumstance, a new selection will appear, that you probably don't need. It is also important to remember that the selection can be deleted at the end of the procedure (as an example, using the button Tool “Rectilinear loop”.). In general, these are the main nuances to know when working with "running ants" in Photoshop.

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