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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Digital photographs and scanned artwork composed exclusively of colored pixels.

2. 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.

3. The center of a rotation or another transformation.

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

5. The difference between light and dark colors.

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

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

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

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

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

11. 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.

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

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

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

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

16. A tool in Liquify that puffs out areas of an image.

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

18. Click inside the Preview panel to access this feature - which allows you to zoom an image's detail from 100 to 800 percent.

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

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

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

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

23. Choose this command to combine the contents of the active layer with the layer below it.

24. A means for cropping the contents of a group of layers to the boundaries of a layer beneath them.

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

26. A simple filter that averages the colors of neighboring pixels in sweeps defined by the radius value.

27. This tool lets you measure angles and distances in Photoshop - as well as gives you access to the Straighten button.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

35. 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.

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

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

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

39. 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.

40. 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.

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

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

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

44. 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.

45. When working with this function - painting with black temporarily erases the pixels on a layer - painting with white makes the pixels visible again.

46. The name given to a pair of slider bars in the Layer Style dialog box that let you hide or reveal colors based on their luminosity levels.

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

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

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

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