Make an ac­tion for se­lec­tions

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1. Click with the Magic Wand out­side the com­plex shape. 2. Go to Win­dow> Ac­tion 3. Cre­ate a new ac­tion by click­ing the New Ac­tion icon. 4. Se­lect a func­tion key you want to trig­ger the ac­tion, say F5. Now hit Record – the red dot shows that you’re record­ing. 5. Go to Se­lect> Mod­ify> Ex­pand, en­ter two pix­els and hit OK. 6. Now stop record­ing by hit­ting the square next to the red dot. 7. If you fill the layer be­neath the out­line you’ll see that it’s clean. 8. Now In­vert Se­lec­tion (Cmd+ Shift + I), and you’ve se­lected your com­plex shape with­out arte­facts.

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