GIMP has a very useful feature for the Rect Select Tool: “Auto Shrink”.
It shrinks the rectangular selection to the rectangle of a smallest size which still contains all NON-TRANSPARENT PIXELS of the original selection. Please see the example below.
Is there any way to do this in Photoshop?
I know there is a way in Photoshop to crop the whole image to a smallest size, but I don’t want to change the image size. I just want to shrink the selection.
- Draw a selection around the object.
- Go to Selection > Transform Selection.
- Drag all four sides to the edge of the object until they snap.
- You now have the smallest rectangular selection of the object.
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