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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
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1. A method of layer transformation that allows you to move points on a mesh to reshape and stretch an image.

2. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

13. 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.

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

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

16. 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 [ ] .

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

18. Commands from the Filter menu or the Adjustments panel that can be applied nondestructively to a smart object.

19. A mask created by attaching one layer to another to limit the effects of the first layer to just the layer beneath.

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

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

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

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

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

25. 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.

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

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

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

29. Outlines described by vectors that contain no pixel information by can be used to control the pixels within their boundaries.

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

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

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

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

35. A lever-like device that allowed you to control the curve of a path through a smooth point.

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

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

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

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

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

41. 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.

42. 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.

43. The relationship between the width and the height of an image.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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