Selection Tools - Photoshop

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vector mask
non destructive
anti-aliased
creates smooth selection edges
contiguous
adjacent areas of same color
single row marquee
1 pixel row or column
feathering
blurs selection edges
feather
soft edge transition
smooth
reduces irregular areas
smart radius
auto adjusts for hard or soft areas in border regions
refine radius
adjusts border area in which edge refinement occurs
refines edge
improves quality of selection edges
contrast
sharpens edge and removes fringes
shift edge
shrinks or enlarges selection of boundary
decontaminate color
replaces color fringes with the color of the subject
lasso selection tool
drawing free form segments -most precise
polygon selection tool
selects with lines and points - easier to use
magnetic selection tool
snaps to borders of defined areas - best with sharp contrast.
non-destructive edit
re-edit without losing original picture or pixels
destructive edit
edits with losing original pixels - can not be undone.
layer mask
resolution-dependent bitmap images that are edited with the painting or selection tools
tolerance
governs the sensitivity of the magic wand selection.