Updated: 11/18/2022 by Computer Hope
Eyedropper tool icon

An eyedropper is a tool found in many image editing programs that let you click a point in the image to identify and select its color. The picture shows an example of how an eyedropper may appear in a program.


Pressing I selects the eyedropper tool in Adobe Photoshop. Holding down the Shift while pressing I cycles through all options.

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