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Currently feeling very stupid: can't export selections from masking into files in Photoshop CS6


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lukaswerth Registered since 24th May 2012
Mon 15-Jul-13 01:34 PM | edited Mon 15-Jul-13 01:41 PM by lukaswerth

I used to do this in PS 5, but somehow it just doesn't function right now:
My aim is to get a selection of an image into a separate file to re-import it as a separate layer. For this, I create a new layer, say, curves, from the selection made, and then click on \file\scrips\export layers to files, safe as psd or tif (tried both), all what I get is the background as one fime and an empty canvas as another one, without any selecion.
I am flabbergasted. This procedure used to give me, if memory serves, along with the background a file with the selected area on an otherwise empty canvas which I could import into another picture.
What am I doing wrong? In other words, how do I export just the selected area of an image in PS6?


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