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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. An anchor point along a path that has two control handles to allow for creating a continuous - even arc.

2. This advancement on the magic wand tool allows you to select given colors in your image and turn them into a selection outline.

3. Part of a path that is unaffected by control handles and is thus a direct path between two points.

4. A new feature in CS5 that allows you to access the Bridge's photo organizing features.

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

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

7. Adjusting for the predominant color of neutral white - usually off as the result of an uncorrected light source.

8. The relationship between the width and the height of an image.

9. 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.

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

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

12. A special kind of text layer in which text is attached to a path outline to create a line of type that flows along a curve.

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

14. A loose collection of features that modify the existing color or luminosity of a pixel without replacing its content.

15. A slight softening effect applied most commonly to selection outlines to simulate smooth transitions.

16. Removing softness in a photograph by increasing edge contrast.

17. An independent grayscale image that Photoshop colorizes and mixes with other such images to produce a full-color composite.

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

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

20. Use this tool to select free-form - straight-sided areas in an image.

21. A filter with a massive dialog box that allows you to warp - bloat - pinch - stretch - and generally swirl around pixels.

22. A command that allows you to turn text into a vector-based shape.

23. 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.

24. New to CS5 - this tool lets you quickly confirm a line that you want to designate as the new vertical or horizontal basis of your image.

25. The clarity of the image formed by the lens element and captured by the camera - whether digital or film.

26. A command used to assign document names - sequence numbers - and more to multiple image files at a time.

27. A new feature in Photoshop CS5 that allows you to fine-tune your mask by setting a prescribe radius for edge calculation.

28. Click with this tool to select regions of color inside an image.

29. The lightness or darkness of a group of colors.

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

31. The difference between light and dark colors.

32. This advanced compositing funtion is capable of stretching low-contrast areas of an image without affecting high-contrast areas.

33. A simple filter that averages the colors of neighboring pixels in sweeps defined by the radius value.

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

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

36. An option that turns a PDF document into an all-consuming slide show the moment you open it in the Adobe Reader utility.

37. Set points in the puppet warp that serve as fixed points and points of stretching.

38. This otherwise fairly useless tool is handy for finessing mask edges by smushing edge pixels in one direction or another.

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

40. The adjusted amount of horizontal space between two neighboring characters of type.

41. The output that occurs before a document is loaded onto a professional printing press for mass reproduction.

42. A method of layer transformation that allows you to move points on a mesh to reshape and stretch an image.

43. Accessible by pressing Ctrl - this tool permits you to move selected pixels - even between images.

44. A new panel in the Bridge that permits you to see a multi-image PDF document or Web gallery before saving it.

45. A point along a path that joins two segments at a corner.

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

47. Choose this command to combine the contents of the active layer with the layer below it.

48. A special kind of state in the History panel that remains available well after twenty operations.

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

50. A text layer that has no maximum column width and aligns to the point at which you clicked with the type tool.