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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
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1. A lever-like device that allowed you to control the curve of a path through a smooth point.

2. An effect that applies a range of colors based on the lightest and darkest areas of an image.

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

4. 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.

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

6. This command expands a selection to include additional contiguous colors that fall inside the magic wand's Tolerance range.

7. A filter that mimics the functionality of Unsharp Mask by retaining areas of high contrast and sending low-contrast areas to gray.

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

9. 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.

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

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

12. 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.

13. 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.

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

15. A set of selection tools that allow you to draw simple geometric shapes.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

30. A standalone application for opening and managing files that ships with all versions of Photoshop CS5.

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

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

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. A printing process that outputs each of the CMYK color channels to independent plates so that they can be loaded with different inks.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

44. The spot from which the healing brush samples information when repairing a dlaw in an image.

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

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

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

48. 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.

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

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