How do I delete a selection instead of the entire layer?

Discussion in 'Photoshop Tutorials' started by jmDesktop, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. jmDesktop

    jmDesktop Guest

    Hi, I'm trying to do this tutorial to make a sphere:

    On step two it says to hit delete after I contract and feather, but
    when I hit delete the entire layer deletes instead of just my
    selection. How can I delete just the selection?

    Thank you for any help.
    jmDesktop, Sep 2, 2007
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  2. jmDesktop

    ronviers Guest

    Hi jmDesktop,
    I tried but I cannot reproduce your problem. The tutorial seems to
    work fine as written. Maybe you could try using the menu Edit>Clear
    command instead of the Del key just for testing.

    Good luck,
    ronviers, Sep 2, 2007
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  3. jmDesktop

    jmDesktop Guest

    It was me. I used a shape instead of the marquee tool. Sorry for the
    jmDesktop, Sep 4, 2007
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