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Photoshop Magic Wand Tool

Photoshop Magic Wand ToolMagic Wand IconThe Magic Wand tool allows you to select an area of an image based on its colour. The tool is located near the top of the Photoshop Toolbox.

When you click an area in an image with the magic wand, all areas which are a similar colour are selected. You can specify various options to determine the exact selection.

Using the Magic Wand Tool

Using the Magic Wand Tool

Note: You can add and subtract to the selection by using your Shift and Alt keys, or clicking the selection buttons in the options bar.