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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A single image that represents a view wider than a traditional camera lens can capture.

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

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

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

5. The state of a layered composition at a certain point in time - replete with visibility - vertical and horizontal positioning - blending options - and layer styles.

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

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

8. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

14. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

26. A command that allows you to turn text into a vector-based shape.

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

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

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

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

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

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

33. A slight softening effect applied most commonly to selection outlines to simulate smooth transitions.

34. 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 [ ] .

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

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

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

38. 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.

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

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

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

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

43. 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.

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

45. Operations such as Image Size and the Rotate Canvas commands that affect an entire image - including any and all layers

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

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

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

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

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