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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
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1. Brush-based tools that allow you to paint lines and fill shapes with the foreground color.

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

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

4. This phenomenon refers to the existence of extra information on layers that extend beyond the visible part of the document.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

14. A Photoshop command that allows you to create masks based on a mathematical comparison of the luminance values in two of the color channels.

15. 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.

16. The degree to which professionally output halftone dots grow when they are absorbed by a sheet of printed paper.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

33. A command that saves the size of thumbnails - the position and visibility of panels - and the size of the Bridge window itself.

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

35. A set of dotted lines that indicate the borders of a selected region - also known as "marching ants".

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

37. 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.

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

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

40. 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.

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

42. The difference between light and dark colors.

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

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

45. 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.

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

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

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

49. 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.

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