Select an object with the Magic Wand tool

Use the Magic Wand tool to quickly select an object you want to isolate.

Magic wand tool

  1. Select the Magic Wand tool  (W).

  2. In the tool options bar, specify a selection option: New Selection, Add to Selection, Subtract from Selection, or Intersect with Selection.

  3. Move the pointer in your canvas and click the color in the image that you want to select.

  4. In the options bar, set the following — Tolerance, Anti-aliased, and Sample All Layers options.

  5. Uncheck Contiguous if you want to select nonadjacent areas of similar color.


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