04-28-2008, 03:52 AM
Grab the Lasso tool in Photoshop and trace around something. Or use one of the other selection tools if you prefer. Regardless of how you do it, the boundary of your selection will be displayed as a dotted line that is commonly referred to as the "marching ants" because of how the dots seem to be moving around the outline of the selection. But while it can be nice to see what is selected and what isn't, the "ants" can get in your way sometimes by making it hard to see details near the boundary. Here's how to win against the ants....