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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
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1. This numerical value lets you adjust the sharpness of points in a star drawn with the polygon tool.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12. 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.

13. 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.

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

15. A varied set of Photoshop commands that apply effects to an entire image.

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

17. The three brightness ranges that you can edit independently using the Color Balance adn Levels commands.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

26. 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.

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

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

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

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

31. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

43. 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.

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

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

46. 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.

47. 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.

48. An option that spaces all lines of type in a selected layer by similar amounts to give the layer a more even - pleasing appearance.

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

50. 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 [ ] .