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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A command that allows you to reinstate a previous Liquify modification.

2. A lever-like device that allowed you to control the curve of a path through a smooth point.

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

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

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

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

7. A tool in Liquify that allows you to spin an area around a center point.

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

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

10. When one color pervades an image to a degree that is unpleasant or unrealistic.

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

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

13. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

19. The act of preparing and rendering an image for mass reproduction - usually as a CMYK document.

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

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

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

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

24. This command lets you darken highlights and lighten shadows - just what you need when correcting flash photos.

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

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

27. A special variety of layer that wraps the original content of an image inside a protective container - allowing pixel modifications to be made without damaging or changing the original contents.

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

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

30. The command that defines the RGB or CMYK color spaces employed by Photoshop.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

39. A set of dotted lines that indicate the borders of a selected region - also known as "marching ants".

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

41. A new feature in CS5 that fills in selections automatically based on what Photoshop understands about surrounding pixels.

42. A means for cropping the contents of a group of layers to the boundaries of a layer beneath them.

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

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

45. A variety of glossy or matte-finished paper that holds lots of ink - allowing you to print extremely high-resolution images.

46. 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.

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

48. Mathematically defined text and shapes that can be scaled or otherwise transformed without any degradation in quality.

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

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