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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
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1. This viewing mode allows you to quickly see the mask created by a selection and assess the edges automatically.

2. 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.

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

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

5. Decreases or increases the saturation of an image - depending on the Mode setting in the options bar.

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

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

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

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

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

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

12. The center of a rotation or another transformation.

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

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

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

16. A file that contains the instructions for modifications made to a raw file.

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

18. 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.

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

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

21. 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 [ ] .

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

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

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

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

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

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

28. 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.

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

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

31. The best tool for manually adjusting the brightness and increasing the contrast of an image on a color-by-color basis.

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

33. 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.

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

35. The difference between light and dark colors.

36. This tool lightens portions of an image as you paint - which makes it great for bringing out naturally shaded areas such as eyes.

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

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

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

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

41. A mask created by attaching one layer to another to limit the effects of the first layer to just the layer beneath.

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

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

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

45. 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.

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

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

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

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

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