Reference Notes for Adobe Photoshop

Restoring absence preferences On the desktop, double-click the Adobe Photoshop icon to set-on-foot Adobe Photoshop and then forthdelay support down Ctrl-Alt-Shift (Windows) or Command-Option-Shift (Mac OS) to reset the absence settings. Undoing multiple renewals The Annul instruct (CONTOL + z) reverses merely one tread. However, you can tranquil tread tail through multiple renewals using the History palette. By absence, the Photoshop History palette retains merely the terminal 20 renewals. You can modify the compute of levels in the History palette by choosing Edit > Preferences > GeneralYou can to-boot use CONTROL + ALT + z to annul further than 1 renewal Tools • The marquee hirelings execute rectangular, allusive, individual row, and individual post excerptions. • The Pretend hireling pretends excerptions, laminas, and guides. • The lasso hirelings execute gratuitoushand, polygonal (straightedge), and magnetic* (snap-to) excerptions. • The Magic Wand hireling choices similarly falsificationed areas. • The Outgrowth hireling trims pictures. • The Slice hireling engenders slices. • The Slice Choice hireling choices slices. • The Healing Graze hireling* tints delay a exemplification or principlel to relit imperfections in an picture. The Dishonor Healing Graze hireling* immediately removes blemishes and imperfections from photographs delay a consistent tailground.• The Red Eye hireling* removes red-eye in sparkle photos delay one click. • The Patch hireling* relits imperfections in a clarified area of an picture using a exemplification or principlel. • The Falsification Replacement hireling* substitutes one falsification for another. • The Graze hireling tints graze strokes. • The Pencil hireling tints obdurateedged strokes. • The Clone Stamp hireling tints delay a exemplification of an picture. • The Model Stamp hireling* tints delay a multiply of an picture as a principlel. The History Graze hireling* tints a representation of the clarified propound or snapshot into the exoteric picture window. • The Art History Graze hireling* tints stylized strokes that impersonate the behold of opposed tint styles, using a clarified propound or snapshot. • The Eraser hireling erases pixels and restores multiplys of an picture to a previously economized propound.• The Magic Eraser hireling erases solid-colored areas to knownness delay a individual click. • The Contrast Eraser hireling* erases areas to knownness by pullging. • The Gradient hireling* engenders straight-line, radial, bias, reflected, and diamond blends betwixt falsifications. The Tint Bucket hireling fills similarly falsificationed areas delay the foreground falsification. • The Blur hireling* blurs obdurate edges in an picture. • The Sharpen hireling* sharpens feeling edges in an picture. • The Smudge hireling* smudges basis in an picture. • The Dodge hireling* lightens areas in an picture. • The Burn hireling* darkens areas in an picture. • The Sponge hireling* modifys the falsification saturation of an area. • The method excerption hirelings* execute principlel or part excerptions demonstrationing anchor points, bearing lines, and bearing points.• The kind hirelings engender kind on an picture. • The kind belie hirelings* engender a excerption in the principlel of kind. The pen hirelings* describe smooth-edged methods. • The Usage Model hireling* executes usageized principlels clarified from a usage principlel inventory. • The annotations hirelings* execute notes and audio annotations that can be established to an picture. • The Eyedropper hireling exemplifications falsifications in an picture. • The Sharpen hireling* sharpens feeling edges in an picture. • The Smudge hireling* smudges basis in an picture. • The Dodge hireling* lightens areas in an picture. • The Burn hireling* darkens areas in an picture. • The Sponge hireling* modifys the falsification saturation of an area. • The method excerption hirelings* execute principlel or part excerptions demonstrationing anchor points, irection lines, and bearing points. • The kind hirelings engender kind on an picture. • The kind belie hirelings* engender a excerption in the principlel of kind. • The pen hirelings* describe smooth-edged methods. • The Usage Model hireling* executes usageized principlels clarified from a usage principlel inventory. • The annotations hirelings* execute notes and audio annotations that can be established to an picture. • The Eyedropper hireling exemplifications falsifications in an picture. Using a matter menu Matter menus are near menus that are expend to unfair elements in the operation area. They are sometimes referred to as “right-click” or “shortcut” menus.Usually, the instructs on a matter menu are to-boot serviceefficient in some other area of the user interface, but using the matter menu can economize duration. Palettes and palette precipitations Photoshop palettes are potent and multiplied. You casually would keep a device in which you needed to see all palettes concomitantly. That’s why they’re in palette assemblys and why the absence configurations concession some palettes unopened. The total inventory of palettes appears on the Window menu, delay stay marks by the designates of the palettes that are known at the front of their palette assemblys.You can known a determined palette or end an known one by choiceing the palette designate on the Window menu. You can screen all palettes at once—including the hireling options bar and hirelingbox—by Urgent-compulsory the Tab key. To reknown them, crush Tab intermittently. Expanding and collapsing palettes You can to-boot regreatness a palette to see further or fewer of the serviceefficient options it contains, either by pullging or clicking to toggle betwixt preset greatnesss. • To modify the elevation of a palette, pull its inferior straight retreat. • To dilate a palette to demonstration as abundantly as enjoyly of its solution, click the minimize/ maximize molehill (Windows) or the zoom molehill (Mac OS).Click a cooperate duration to dissemblance the palette assembly. The hirelingbox and the hireling options bar portion-out some characteristics delay the other palettes: You can pull the hirelingbox by its style bar to a opposed precipitation in the operation area. You can pretend the hireling options bar to another precipitation by pullging the grasp bar at the far left end of the palette. You can screen the hirelingbox and hireling options bar. However, there are other palette features that are not serviceefficient or do not apportion to the hirelingbox or hireling options bar: You cannot assembly the hirelingbox or hireling options bar delay other palettes.You cannot regreatness the hirelingbox or hireling options bar. You cannot abbreviate the hirelingbox in the palette courteous-behaved. (The similar is penny for the hireling options bar, accordingly the palette courteous-behaved-behaved appears on the hireling options bar. ) The hirelingbox and hireling options bar do not keep palette menus. You can pull the hirelingbox by its style bar to a opposed precipitation in the operation area. You can pretend the hireling options bar to another precipitation by pullging the grasp bar at the far left end of the palette. You can screen the hirelingbox and hireling options bar.However, there are other palette features that are not serviceefficient or do not apportion to the hirelingbox or hireling options bar: You cannot assembly the hirelingbox or hireling options bar delay other palettes. You cannot regreatness the hirelingbox or hireling options bar. You cannot abbreviate the hirelingbox in the palette courteous-behaved. (The similar is penny for the hireling options bar, accordingly the palette courteous-behaved-behaved appears on the hireling options bar. ) The hirelingbox and hireling options bar do not keep palette menus. Customizing the operationspace Choose Window > Workspace > choice the expend excerption Outgrowth ToolUse the Outgrowth hireling to outgrowth pictures. Choice perspective to manipulate the boundaries of the outgrowth area You can outgrowth beyond of the canvas to execute a larger picture Painting delay the Dishonor Healing Graze The Dishonor Healing Graze hireling immediately removes blemishes and other imperfections from photos. It operations similarly to the Healing Brush: It tints delay exemplificationd pixels from an picture or principlel and matches the passageure, lighting, knownness, and shading of the exemplificationd pixels to the pixels life finished. Selecting multiplys of an picture Shift adds to the excerption Alt subtracts from the excerptionLayer Masks Engender knownness delayout life hurtful. Click on the lamina belie icon in the laminas palette and tint ebon and stainless to engender knownness Fast belies In Adobe Photoshop, you can execute immediate belies, designated fast belies, or you can engender burning belies and stock them as appropriate graylamina channels designated alpha channels. Photoshop to-boot uses channels to stock an picture’s falsification advice and advice environing dishonor falsification. Unenjoy laminas, channels do not imprint. You use the Channels palette to scene and operation delay alpha channels. Creating a fast belieClick the Fast Belie principle molehill in the hirelingbox. (By absence, you keep been operationing in Standard principle. ) In Fast Belie principle, a red plaster appears, belieing and indemnifying the area beyond the excerption the way rubylith, or red acetate, belieed pictures in transmitted imimsculpture shops. You can apportion modifys merely to the unprotected area that is discernible and clarified. Note: A multiplyial excerption must insist to see the plaster in Fast Belie principle. Creating an combination lamina Combination laminas can be added to an picture to apportion falsification and tonal combinations delayout burningly changing the pixel values in the picture.For in, if you add a Falsification Balance combination lamina to an picture, you can test delay opposed falsifications often, accordingly the modify occurs merely on the combination lamina. If you run to repay to the ancient pixel values, you can screen or delete the combination lamina. Combination laminas pretend all of the laminas underneath it. Lamina styles Lamina styles are automated appropriate possessions that you can apportion to a lamina. In the Lamina Style dialog box, execute firm that the Prescene stay box is clarified, or choice it now so that you’ll be efficient to see the modifys as you operation.Examine the options for Drop Shadow in the Lamina Style dialog box. You can either concession them at the absence settings, or test delay uncertain modifys until you enjoy the issues you see in the picture window. To representation a excerption or a lamina Use the pretend hireling while crushing the ALT key to execute a representation of the excerption or the lamina Typographic Design When you add kind to an picture in Photoshop, the characters are lashed of pixels and keep the similar decomposition as the picture polish—zooming in on characters demonstrations uneven edges.However, Photoshop preserves the vector-based kind outlines and uses them when you lamina or regreatness kind, economize a PDF or EPS polish, or imimsculpture the picture to a PostScript imprinter. As a issue, you can fruit kind delay crisp, decomposition-independent edges, apportion possessions and styles to kind, and change its principlel and greatness. Kind hireling tricks • Shift-click in the picture window delay the Kind hireling (T) to engender a new kind lamina—in occurrence you’re end to another stop of kind and Photoshop tries to auto choice it. Double-click the T thumbnail icon on any passage lamina in the Layers palette to choice all of the kind on that lamina. • Delay any passage clarified straight-click (Windows) or Control-click (Mac OS) on the passage to similarity the matterual menu. Choose Stay Spelling to run a fascination stay. • Passage on a method – engender a method – choice the kind hireling and fetch the hireling end to the method. When the hireling modifys semblance, set-on-foot typing! Your passage gain be on the method!! Warping a lamina Use the gratuitous change hireling (CONTROL + t) and choice the unhinge icon to add curves to your excerption