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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
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1. Adjusting for the predominant color of neutral white - usually off as the result of an uncorrected light source.

2. A tool in Liquify that puffs out areas of an image.

3. Drag a folder that you use on a regular basis to this panel - and you'll never have to burrow through folders and subfolders to find your pictures again.

4. An option that spaces all lines of type in a selected layer by similar amounts to give the layer a more even - pleasing appearance.

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

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

7. An anchor point along a path that has two control handles to allow for creating a continuous - even arc.

8. Effects like drop shadows and strokes that can be applied to specific parts of an image only.

9. By default centralized and sequestered - deep in the system level of your hard drive - this file stores transient information from the Bridge - such as sort order and high-resolution thumbnails.

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

11. The number of pixels that will print in a linear inch or millimeter of page space.

12. This numerical value lets you adjust the sharpness of points in a star drawn with the polygon tool.

13. This selection tool can actually sense the edge of an object and automatically trace it.

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

15. Font family - type style - size - leading - alignment - and a wealth of other options for modifying the appearance of live text.

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

17. The number of digits required to express a single pixel - which in turn determines the number of colors in an image.

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

19. A set of selection tools that allow you to draw simple geometric shapes.

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

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

22. Expressed as an exponent - this value multiplies the brightness of an image to lighten or darken midtones.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

30. A varied set of Photoshop commands that apply effects to an entire image.

31. A filter that mimics the functionality of Unsharp Mask by retaining areas of high contrast and sending low-contrast areas to gray.

32. A Photoshop command that allows you to create masks based on a mathematical comparison of the luminance values in two of the color channels.

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

34. A means of cutting away the extraneous portions of an image to focus the viewer's attention on the subject of the photo.

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

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

37. 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.

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

39. A Photoshop effect applied directly to an entire image or a selection.

40. A setting in the options bar that determines how many colors the magic wand selects at a time - as measured in luminosity values.

41. Created by pressing Ctrl+G - this collection of layers appears as a folder icon in the Layers panel.

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

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

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

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

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

47. An image that is made up of composite pieces that can be manipulated independently.

48. An interpolation setting that results in crisp edge transitions - perfect when the details in your image are impeccable and you want to preserve every nuance.

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

50. Commands from the Filter menu or the Adjustments panel that can be applied nondestructively to a smart object.