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novicew
Mar 2, 2006, 05:56 AM
This could be a very simple question but I can't make the edges round using Photoshop CS2. Can anyone tell me how to do it?

TYA



dogbone
Mar 2, 2006, 06:41 AM
The edges of what.

Can you describe more precisely what you are wanting to do?

HughJ
Mar 2, 2006, 06:45 AM
create a square/recatangle selection with the marquee tool, then holding the shift button (a small + symbol will appear next the the cursor) change the marquee tool to a circular selection, draw a circle....this will add a circle to your current square selection.

you may find it easier to use the guides to ensure all the corners are the same

if you want i can make a quick movie to show you if ya want?

edited: got it the wrong way round...now amended

novicew
Mar 2, 2006, 07:52 AM
Thank you very much for the tip. Well, I forgot to tell you my intension. Accept my apologies for that. Basically what I want is curved edges for my photos instead of boring square edges.

If you can make a quick movie, well there is nothing better I can imagine.



create a square/recatangle selection with the marquee tool, then holding the shift button (a small + symbol will appear next the the cursor) change the marquee tool to a circular selection, draw a circle....this will add a circle to your current square selection.

you may find it easier to use the guides to ensure all the corners are the same

if you want i can make a quick movie to show you if ya want?

edited: got it the wrong way round...now amended

decksnap
Mar 2, 2006, 08:07 AM
That does not sound like a very efficient way to do this. Under the line tool there is a rounded-corner rectangle tool. Use this to generate a shape or path with which you can then either mask your image to the shape or generate a selection from the path and cut out your image. This tool has a setting on the top to allow you to change your corner radius.

HughJ
Mar 2, 2006, 08:32 AM
That does not sound like a very efficient way to do this. Under the line tool there is a rounded-corner rectangle tool. Use this to generate a shape or path with which you can then either mask your image to the shape or generate a selection from the path and cut out your image. This tool has a setting on the top to allow you to change your corner radius.

yeah your right, i never knew that was there i guess im used to doing everything manually

dornoforpyros
Mar 2, 2006, 09:17 AM
Google! (http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=rounded+boxes+in+photoshop&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8)

But yes there is a tool for it under the shapes icon

Whigga Spitta
Mar 2, 2006, 04:29 PM
you could also create a new layer and make a rectangular selction using the marquee tool. then simply select>modify>smooth. at this point you will be prompted for your desired pixel radius...

novicew
Mar 2, 2006, 05:35 PM
Thank you for all your tips. I finally managed it :)