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How to use the Content Aware Tracing Tool in Adobe Photoshop CC 2021



Do you often use the pen tool to trace photos so you can cut out the background? Try Photoshop’s brand new Content Aware Tracing Tool!

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8 comments
  1. Question: once we are done tracing the image, how do you cut the image out from the background? I feel like that step was skipped in this tutorial. Super helpful nonetheless, so thank you!

  2. Did you ever think that there’s “getting the tool to work” folk and those that just can’t??

    Because this thought had been crossing my mind for quite some years now..

  3. Hi Anne, you said you was wondering how the subtract from worked in the CA tracing tool. Maybe when you’ve completed a path, go to the paths pallete click it off, then on again, then go back to the the subtract from and click it and make a new path. Just like you would when you subtract from a shape. Just a suggestion, i don’t know, cos i haven’t tried it yet!

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