7.29. Masks to Selection

The Masks to Selection command converts the layer mask of the active layer into a selection, which replaces the selection that is already active in the image. White areas of the layer mask are selected, black areas are not selected, and gray areas are converted into feathered selections. The layer mask itself is not modified by this command.

7.29.1. Aktivering

  • You can access this command from the main menu through LayerMaskMasks to Selection,

  • eller frå menyen som sprett opp når du høgreklikkar på det aktive laget i lagdialogvindauget.

7.29.2. Illustration of «Layer Masks to Selection»

Figur 16.101. Illustration of «Layer Masks to Selection»

Illustration of «Layer Masks to Selection»

On the left, the original image with a selection. In the middle, the Layers Dialog with a layer mask created with the «Layer's alpha channel» option. On the right, the result after applying «Masks to Selection»: the selection of the non-transparent pixels of the active layer replaces the initial selection.