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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A tool that allows you to distort a subject by changing the relationship between set points.

2. This dialog box bends and distorts live text to create wavy - bulging - and perspective effects.

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

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

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

6. The one command that lets you pinpoint a specific color in an image and make it lighter or darker; best suited to reducing contrast.

7. This command lets you scale an image on the page - determine the paper orientation - and adjust the color management settings before printing an image.

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

9. To change the physical dimensions of an image by reducing the number of pixels.

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

11. A command that automaticallly corrects the shadows and highlights of each color channel independently.

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

13. Brush-based tools that allow you to paint lines and fill shapes with the foreground color.

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

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

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

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

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

19. This viewing mode allows you to quickly see the mask created by a selection and assess the edges automatically.

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

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

22. The spot from which the healing brush samples information when repairing a dlaw in an image.

23. Availabe exclusively inside the Bridge - this command lets you expand one or more images to fill the entire screen as well as zoom and navigate from the keyboard.

24. A Bridge operation that stands portrait-style photographs upright and writes the results to metadata. You can perform the operation from the keyboard by pressing Ctrl and a bracket key [ ] .

25. 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.

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

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

28. A specific kind of metadata saved by most modern digitial cameras that records the time and date a photograph was captured as well as various camera settings.

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

30. A mask created by selecting just the lightest areas of an image.

31. The name given to a pair of slider bars in the Layer Style dialog box that let you hide or reveal colors based on their luminosity levels.

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

33. An option that uses the contents of the active layer to cut holes in the layers beneath it.

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

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

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

37. The center of a rotation or another transformation.

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

39. This tool lets you preview the proper angle for a crooked image before you crop it.

40. Photoshop's tool that allows you to align and blend multiple frames.

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

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

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

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

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

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

47. A printing process that outputs each of the CMYK color channels to independent plates so that they can be loaded with different inks.

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

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

50. 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.