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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The number of pixels that will print in a linear inch or millimeter of page space.

2. This tool darkens pixels as you paint over them.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

18. Measured in f-stops - this Camera Raw option corrects the brightness of highlights.

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

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

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

22. 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.

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

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

25. 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.

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

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

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

29. 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.

30. This panel lets you scale - rotate - and even flip the source image as you paint it onto the destination - as well as preview the source as a translucent overlay.

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

32. The two ingredients in color: The first is the tint - from red to magenta - and the second is the purity - from gray to vivid.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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