To open the Content-Aware Fill workspace first make a selection around an object. Then go to Edit>Content-Aware Fill… If the Content-Aware Fill option is greyed out, use a selection tool like the lasso (keyboard shortcut “L”) to highlight your content. This should activate the command.
Why cant I use content aware fill in Photoshop?
If you don’t have the option to use content aware fill, check the layer you’re working on. Make sure the layer is not locked, and is not an adjustment layer or a smart object. Also check that you have a selection active on which to apply the content aware fill.
How do you do content aware fill?
Choose Edit > Fill and in the resulting dialog box, choose Content Aware from the Contents menu. When you click OK, Photoshop fills the selection with surrounding pixels and blends them together. The voodoo used to fill your selection is random and changes each time you use the command.
Where is fill in Photoshop?
The fill tool is located in your Photoshop toolbar on the side of your screen. At first glance, it looks like an image of a bucket of paint. You’ll need to click on the paint bucket icon to activate the fill tool. Once you click on it, a tiny menu bar with two options pops up.
How do I use content aware in Photoshop 2020?
To use the new Content-Aware Fill options, choose a selection tool and use it to select the area around everything you want to remove in a photo. With the selection active, go to the Edit menu, and select Content-Aware Fill.
Why does Photoshop say selected area empty?
You get that message because the selected part of the layer you are working on is empty..
What is the shortcut to fill in Photoshop?
The Fill Command in Photoshop
- Option + Delete (Mac) | Alt + Backspace (Win) fills with the foreground color.
- Command + Delete (Mac) | Control + Backspace (Win) fills with the background color.
- Note: these shortcuts work with several types of layers including Type and Shape layers.