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Clipping paths in PS


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Alright guys, its has been awhile since I used the clipping paths in PS. Please help me refresh my memory.

I need to clip out an image in PS and place it in AI without having that annoying white box around the image.

Can I use the marquee tool instead of the pen tool to make a selection in paths and using the clipping paths option?

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Either one. If you use paths, you have to convert to a selection anyway. Use whichever tool you're comfortable with.
If you use the marquee, use Lasso.

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You could also command-click the alpha channel of the image, command-J to dup the layer, and it's already clipped for you!
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