Today I am writing about how to deselect in photoshop. Many beginners face a problem when they need deselection in photoshop. In this article, I will discuss a little more about selection tools and how to deselect in photoshop. Every deselection process is the same.
There are many selection tools available in photoshop. Each tool used for different purposes. But professional designers use the pen tool to make a selection. Pen tools give accurate results.
Marquee Tool(M): Photoshop has four Marquee tools. Generally, this selection tool is used to make a shape or apply it to cutout square products like a packet or square object.
- Rectangular Marquee Tool
- Elliptical Marquee Tool
- Single Row Marquee Tool
- Single Column Marquee Tool
Lasso Tools(L): Three types of lasso tool available in photoshop. Lasso Tool use for freehand selections.
- Lasso Tool
- Polygonal Lasso Tool
- Magnetic Lasso Tool
Magic Wand Tool (W): Two types of tools available. Magic Wand Selection tool use for selects similarly colored image areas.
- Quick Selection Tool
- Magic Want Tool
Pen Tool: Pen tool used for professional photoshop editing. Pen tool provides 100% accurate selection result.
Deselect in Photoshop
Now, time to show you how to deselect in photoshop. Without selection in photoshop, you can’t make deselection. First, you need to make a selection using any of these tools.
Method 1: After selection, go to the select menu and choose to deselect. See the screenshot for a better understanding.
Method 2: Press Ctrl+D for deselection. It’s an easy option. Remember, photoshop default use Ctrl+D for deselection. It’s a keyboard Shortcuts. But you can customize these shortcuts from the Keyboard Shortcuts option.
Go to Edit Menu then select “Keyboard Shortcuts”. See the image below.
After That, go to select option; you will find a deselect and found shortcuts. You can change keyboard shortcuts from here.
There are two ways to make deselection in photoshop. Go to select an option/choose to deselect, and another one uses keyboard shortcuts(Ctrl+D). Hope you get a solution “how to deselect in Photoshop.