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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
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1. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. When one color pervades an image to a degree that is unpleasant or unrealistic.

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

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

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

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

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

17. 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.

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

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

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

22. This otherwise fairly useless tool is handy for finessing mask edges by smushing edge pixels in one direction or another.

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

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

25. A setting in the options bar that determines how many colors the magic wand selects at a time - as measured in luminosity values.

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

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

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

29. 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.

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

31. An intricate command that lets you edit a selection using a series of slider bars and preview the results of those edits as you work.

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

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

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

35. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

43. This numerical value lets you adjust the sharpness of points in a star drawn with the polygon tool.

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

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

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

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

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

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

50. A feature of the Refine Edge command that tells Photoshop to adjust the radius based on the smooth or jagged nature of your mask.