Macworld Tips: Eye-dropping flexibility in Photoshop CS6

Discover new options for using the Eye Dropper tool

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The old Eye Dropper was limited to using the current layer or all layers and also if using the Foreground colour palette you couldn’t then change the picking mode.

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The old Eye Dropper was limited to using the current layer or all layers and also if using the Foreground colour palette you couldn’t then change the picking mode.

 

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Now, if you double-click on the Foreground colour you can still change the Sample mode without having to close the Color Picker (Foreground Color) palette.

 

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This is so you can access the new features of the Current Layer and Below, or all the layers excluding Adjustment layers, or a combination of those two.

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