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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
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1. A file that contains the instructions for modifications made to a raw file.

2. An independent environment in Photoshop where you can squish and stretch pixels.

3. This command expands a selection to include additional contiguous colors that fall inside the magic wand's Tolerance range.

4. A modification to an image that permenantly changes the pixels to which it's applied.

5. Indicators along a gradient preview that designate the colors at either end.

6. The boundaries of an image - as measured independently of the contents of the image itself.

7. The difference between light and dark colors.

8. A command that allows you to rotate - resizem and rescale one layer independently of the rest of a composition.

9. The degree to which professionally output halftone dots grow when they are absorbed by a sheet of printed paper.

10. A succession of duplicated objects - scaled - rotated - and otherwise transformed in equal increments.

11. A mask applied to protect parts of an image that you want to remain unaffected by the Liquify tools.

12. The center of a rotation or another transformation.

13. A tool that allows you to distort a subject by changing the relationship between set points.

14. This feature of the History panel lets you bookmark a specific state in your work - allowing you to restore it later.

15. An intricate command that lets you edit a selection using a series of slider bars and preview the results of those edits as you work.

16. A Photoshop plug-in that allows for the development of unprocessed native image files.

17. The thickness of the effect applied by a filter - often expressed as a softly tapering halo.

18. Outlines described by vectors that contain no pixel information by can be used to control the pixels within their boundaries.

19. A command that lets you examine and save the descriptions - credits - and keywords assigned to one image so that you can apply them to others.

20. A photographic compilation that allows for the combination of luminance data from different exposure values.

21. A tool in Liquify that you use to suck the edges of an area inward.

22. A standalone application for opening and managing files that ships with all versions of Photoshop CS5.

23. Operations such as Image Size and the Rotate Canvas commands that affect an entire image - including any and all layers

24. A set of tools that permit you to clone elements from one portion or state of an image to another.

25. The appearance of luminance aberrations - caused in HDR photos by an element moving or changing apperance between individual frames.

26. A feature of the Refine Edge command that tells Photoshop to adjust the radius based on the smooth or jagged nature of your mask.

27. A command that allows you to reinstate a previous Liquify modification.

28. This panel lets you scale - rotate - and even flip the source image as you paint it onto the destination - as well as preview the source as a translucent overlay.

29. A loadable file that describes a specific flavor of RGB or CMYK that is uniquely applicable to a display or print environment.

30. A bar graph representation of all brightness values and their distribution in an image.

31. The arrangement of layers in a composition - from front to back - which you can adjust by pressing Ctrl with the bracket keys [ ].

32. A tool that lets you adjust one region of an image independently of another inside Camera Raw.

33. Analogous to the magic wand's Tolerance setting - this feature spreads a Color Range selection out to neighboring color values beyond those specifically chosen.

34. This tool lets you measure angles and distances in Photoshop - as well as gives you access to the Straighten button.

35. A single image that represents a view wider than a traditional camera lens can capture.

36. The best means for calculating text spacing - which permits Photoshop to move a character by a fraction of a pixel.

37. An effect that applies a range of colors based on the lightest and darkest areas of an image.

38. The three brightness ranges that you can edit independently using the Color Balance adn Levels commands.

39. Click inside the Preview panel to access this feature - which allows you to zoom an image's detail from 100 to 800 percent.

40. The two ingredients in color: The first is the tint - from red to magenta - and the second is the purity - from gray to vivid.

41. Any information above and beyond the core image data - including the date the image was last saved - the copyright holder - and how the image was captured.

42. Cyan - magenta - and yellow - each of which absorbs light when printed on paper and mixes to form progressively darker colors.

43. The portion of the Bridge that contains thumbnail previews.

44. A column of type created by dragging with the type tool - useful for setting long sentences or entire paragraphs.

45. The state of a layered composition at a certain point in time - replete with visibility - vertical and horizontal positioning - blending options - and layer styles.

46. A camera's native format for which no on-board camera processing has occurred.

47. A command that saves the size of thumbnails - the position and visibility of panels - and the size of the Bridge window itself.

48. This tool allows you to paint back information from a previous state saved in the History panel.

49. Digital photographs and scanned artwork composed exclusively of colored pixels.

50. Also known as a mask - this special channel selects white pixels and deselects black ones - allowing you to hide or reveal corresponding parts of your image.