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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. An independent grayscale image that Photoshop colorizes and mixes with other such images to produce a full-color composite.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

15. Brush-based tools that allow you to paint lines and fill shapes with the foreground color.

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

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

18. 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.

19. 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.

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

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

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

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

24. The difference between light and dark colors.

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

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

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

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

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

30. 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.

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

32. This feature of the History panel lets you bookmark a specific state in your work - allowing you to restore it later.

33. 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.

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

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

36. 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 [ ] .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

44. 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.

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

46. 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.

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

48. Click with this tool to select regions of color inside an image.

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

50. An anchor point along a path that has two control handles to allow for creating a continuous - even arc.