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  • hold spacebar while drawing a path (for example an ellipse) to move it
  • A for Path Selection Tool or Shift+A to toggle between Path Selection Tool and Direct Selection Tool to select points.
  • Ctrl+T = Free Transform Path
  • Window > Paths to get the Paths Panel beside the Layers Panel
  • To create outline from bitmap make selection with the Magic Wand Tool (w), then right-click > Make Work Path
  • Use Quick Mask (q) while creating selections with the Magic Wand Tool to see the result better and use Brush to fix some pixels for better selection.
  • to create another work path from a selection rename the first work path in paths palette, then make another work path.
  • Path Operations in Path Properties are very useful: Combine, Subtract, Intersect, Exclude.
  • nice tutorial from
SVG export from Photoshop

Starting from Photoshop CC 14.2, you can create SVG files directly from Photoshop:

  • You can have larger thumbnails in your panels by using Panel Options from the panel's toolbar.
inside stroke

use StrokeInside Blending Option to create thicker lines for example for country borders

create replace black background by transparent
photoshop.txt · Last modified: 2014/11/23 16:33 (external edit)