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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

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

2. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

14. A tool in Liquify that allows you to spin an area around a center point.

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

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

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

18. A modification to an image that permenantly changes the pixels to which it's applied.

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

20. The center of a rotation or another transformation.

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

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

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

24. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

32. A text layer that has no maximum column width and aligns to the point at which you clicked with the type tool.

33. 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 [ ] .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

42. 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.

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

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

45. A new panel in the Bridge that permits you to see a multi-image PDF document or Web gallery before saving it.

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

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

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

49. 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.

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