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Saving and Editing Selections

If you frequently select the same elements in a document, you can save yourself some time by saving the selection with a name of your choice. After you save a selection, the saved selection name appears as a menu command at the bottom of the Select menu. When you need to make the same selection, simply choose the command. When you no longer use a saved selection, you can delete it.

Save and Use a Selection

  • yellow1.jpg Make the selection that you want to save.
  • yellow2.jpg Click the Select menu, and then click Save Selection.
  • yellow3.jpg Enter a name for the selection.
  • yellow4.jpg Click OK.
  • yellow5.jpg Click the Select menu, and then click the name of the saved selection at the bottom of the menu.

Edit a Saved Selection

  • yellow1.jpg Click the Select menu, and then click Edit Selection.
  • yellow2.jpg Select the saved selection that you want to rename or delete.
  • yellow3.jpg To delete a saved selection, click Delete.
  • yellow4.jpg To rename a saved selection, change the name in the Name box.
  • yellow5.jpg Click OK.
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