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Adobe Photoshop Tools And Commands

Subject : it-skills
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1. Creating a 'hole' in the layer to see the layer below

2. Mode which allows you to use the paint brush to more precisely select areas

3. Determines how the layers colored pixels mix together with underlying pixels in an image (hue - saturation - color - etc)

4. Area you take pixels from

5. Indicates the layer you are currently editing

6. Add writing to a photo

7. Selections of a similar color

8. Like layers work in the same way in that you can see through them but they don't change anything actually below them. So you can apply an adjustment (such as hue/saturation changes) on a transparency/layer and it will become an adjustment layer.

9. Protects parts of your selection you dont want edited

10. RGB - alpha (gray scale)

11. A feature used to automatically locate and correct spelling errors

12. Amount of pixels

13. A mask that can be added to specific layers rather than all the layers below

14. Colors being used - default black and white

15. Lets you view your layers

16. Makes edits using the history palette

17. Randomness

18. Deletes part of a layer

19. Creating an identical copy of an image

20. It makes the file size smaller and do that you can work with more layers than one at a time.

21. Special effects you apply to layer to affect the appearance of the layer's contents

22. Lets you apply transformations (move - rotate - scale - skew - distort - perspective and wrap) in one continuous operation.

23. normal viewing and editing mode

24. Select everything but the selection

25. Whether or not the crosshair will move with the edit brush or whether it will stay in one area

26. Keeps the selection size fit to a certain shape

27. This action allows editors to merge different layers of changes and combine them into a single layer

28. An image created by using a series of mathematically defined lines and curves rather than pixels - making the image easier to rescale; also called draw- type graphics; images do not lose quality when resized; can typically be edited

29. Perserve earlier states of your work

30. Copy pixels from a source area to a new area

31. The arrangement of all elements on the same layer - determining which appears to be in front of which

32. Adjusts lightness

33. How much colors clash with each other

34. This action allows editors to merge different layers of changes and combine them into a single layer

35. Controls how objects blend with objects on layers below

36. Makes layers snap to a position while moving

37. force foreground - force background - etc...

38. Search files to be edited withing photoshop

39. Stores previous steps made within photoshop

40. Creates colors that are darker than the original clors

41. A group of actions

42. To edit an image repeatedly without making a permanet change to the colors or tonal range

43. Part of an image

44. Links two or more layers together so whatever you do to one layer - happens to the other layers

45. Selection tool used to select square or rectangular areas

46. Used to adjust the contrast of the edge detail of an image by creating an illusion of a more focused image

47. Usually removed by the eraser tool - deletes parts of the image

48. The double sided arrow between black and white while using quick mask

49. Combination of lasso and healing brush - drags pixels from a source area onto another area

50. Removing color