Magic Eraser Tool

The Magic Eraser Tool automatically clears continuously colored areas:

  • In the Toolbox, select the Magic Eraser Tool.
  • Click on an area to erase.
  • "Contiguous" checkbox on the Options bar (checked by default) limits the tool's range to adjacent areas only, while deselicting it allows to erase similar pixels all over image.
  • In the Options bar, you can also set "Tolerance" (the tool's sesitivity) and stroke "Opacity".
  • "Anti-alliased" option smooths edges of erased areas.

Tip. Just in case you didn't know, the Magic Eraser tool is also available in Photoshop Elements that is way cheaper version.

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