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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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up vote 3 down vote accepted

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
can we delete only outside of selection and keeping inside? also asking @studiohack – MonsterMMORPG Jun 20 '15 at 21:37
@MonsterMMORPG Not entire sure what you mean... If you mean 'Select All', I believe thats CTRL+A? – studiohack Jun 22 '15 at 0:53

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