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How to refine a Magic Wand selection

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When using the Magic Wand selection, you can change the tolerance level to refine your selection, either adding or removing content from the selection. The great things is that as you move the slider, you immediately see how this has effected your selection.

Magic Wand selection that's too broad in Autodesk SketchBook

Magic Wand selection narrowed using the Tolerance slider in Autodesk SketchBook

Refining your Magic Wand selection in SketchBook for Desktop (Pro)

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  1. Tap Selection.
  2. Choose Magic Wand selection in the mobile version of SketchBook.
  3. Tap the color you want selected.
  4. Tap-drag the Tolerance slider to either narrow or broaden the selection.

Refining your Magic Wand selection in SketchBook for Mobile (Pro)

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The version of SketchBook you are using will determine the UI you will see.

For handheld device subscribers with SketchBook v.4.0 or above (Pro)

Not available to Free users

1. In the toolbar, tap Tools icon in the mobile version of SketchBook, then  and select a tool from the Selection toolbar.

SketchBook for Mobile Selection toolbar

2. Tap Magic Wand selection in the mobile version of SketchBook Magic Wand.

3. Tap the color you want selected.

4. Tap-drag the Tolerance slider to either narrow or broaden the selection.

For tablet subscribers with SketchBook v.4.0 or above (Pro)

1. In the toolbar, tap  and select a tool from the Selection toolbar.

2. Tap Magic Wand selection in the mobile version of SketchBook Magic Wand.

3. Tap the color you want selected.

4. Tap-drag the Tolerance slider to either narrow or broaden the selection.

SketchBook v.3.7.4 or below users (Pro)

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1. Tap Tools icon in the mobile version of SketchBook, then Lasso selection in the mobile version of SketchBook. A secondary toolbar appears below containing your selection options. Select a Selection tool.

Tablet selection options in the mobile version of Autodesk SketchBook

2. Another toolbar appears above the Selection tools, containing additional selection options. Tap Magic Wand selection in the mobile version of SketchBook Magic Wand.

Tablet selection parameters in the mobile version of Autodesk SketchBook

3. Tap the color you want selected.

4. Tap-drag the Tolerance slider to either narrow or broaden the selection.

Refining your Magic Wand selection in SketchBook for Windows 10 (Pro)

Not available to Free users

When using the Magic Wand selection, you can change the tolerance level to refine your selection, either adding or removing content from the selection. The great things is that as you move the slider, you immediately see how this has effected your selection.

  1. Tap .
  2. Choose Magic Wand selection in the mobile version of SketchBook.
  3. Tap the color you want selected.
  4. Tap-drag the Tolerance slider to either narrow or broaden the selection.

Magic Wand selection that's too broad in Autodesk SketchBookMagic Wand selection narrowed using the Tolerance slider in Autodesk SketchBook

Updated on November 6, 2017

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