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I'm using Photoshop CS4. Is there is a way to erase/delete everything that is not selected? Instead of the usual scenario of erasing everything that is selected.

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Inverse selection.

On Windows: Ctrl+Shift+I. Or Select menu, then Inverse.

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On Windows, Ctrl+Shift+I or go to the Select menu -> Inverse –  Mike Fitzpatrick Jun 30 '10 at 1:15

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