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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
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1. Measured in f-stops - this Camera Raw option corrects the brightness of highlights.

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

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

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

5. A feature of the Refine Edge command that tells Photoshop to adjust the radius based on the smooth or jagged nature of your mask.

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

7. Operations such as Image Size and the Rotate Canvas commands that affect an entire image - including any and all layers

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

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

10. 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.

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

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

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

14. 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.

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

16. Adjusting for the predominant color of neutral white - usually off as the result of an uncorrected light source.

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

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

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

20. Cyan - magenta - and yellow - each of which absorbs light when printed on paper and mixes to form progressively darker colors.

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

22. Digital photographs and scanned artwork composed exclusively of colored pixels.

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

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

25. 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.

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

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

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

29. The most popular method for transferring dark pixels from the Cyan - Magenta - and Yellow channels to the Black channel - thus producing rich - volumetric shadows.

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

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

32. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

44. 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.

45. 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 [ ] .

46. 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.

47. A special kind of text layer in which text is attached to a path outline to create a line of type that flows along a curve.

48. A command that lets you examine and save the descriptions - credits - and keywords assigned to one image so that you can apply them to others.

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

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