Totally agree with Terry layer masks are superior - additionally you can "paint"
back areas you have removed !
> Photoshop 6 offers a far superior solution than cloning back into an
> original layer. Just apply a layer mask to the blurred layer and then paint
> away the undesired area on the layer mask. You end up with not only perfect
> registration, but additional options such as being able to adjust the
> opacity of the blur. You can keep the file in the layered format and make
> edits to the blur amount without rebuilding the whole thing (and wondering
> what step went where).
> > Hi,
> > I am having problem getting the following to work in Photoshop 6.
> > I have a RGB image in the background layer and I copy this image
> > into a new layer. In the new layer, I blur the image and I want
> > to use the clone tool to clone part of this blurred image back
> > to the background layer. I need to have the blurred image and
> > the orginal image perfectly registered during the cloning. I know
> > in photoshop 4, I could take a snapshot and do the cloning. But
> > I cannot figure out how to do this in version 6.
> > Thanks in advance for your help,
> > Terry