PhotoShop University of Salford. Complete. Adobe. DesignLibrary. CustomGuide. StudentEdition . Lesson Leaving Written and Spoken Notes . 1. Introduction: Adobe PhotoShop is a powerful tool for creating, editing, manipulating and . Notes: this tool is used to add notes to an image. They are not. Adobe Photoshop The following instructions will direct you to clone a saved image, so that it can be used as an image on a website. Part I will briefly review.
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In Photoshop, the four default palette groups appear along the right of the work area. In ImageReady, additional palettes appear in the lower left part of the work area. The tools are located in the toolbox but are also controlled by options you select in the tool options bar and, in some cases, in the various palettes.
Menu bar B. Tool options bar C. Toolbox D. Info bar E.
Image window F. Palette well G. This section introduces the toolbox and shows you how to select tools. As you work through the lessons, youll learn more about each tools specic function.
For example, to use the keyboard shortcut to select the zoom tool, press Z. Then, you can press M to switch back to the marquee tool.
Selected tools remain active until you select a different tool. If you dont know the keyboard shortcut for a tool, position the pointer over the tool until a tooltip appears, displaying the tool name and shortcut. All keyboard shortcuts are also listed in the Quick Reference section of online Help. Youll learn how to use online Help later in this lesson. Photoshop and ImageReady use the same keyboard shortcut keys for corresponding keys, with the exceptions of A, P, Q, and Y: In Photoshop, press A for the selection tools; in ImageReady, press A to show or hide image maps.
Drag the pointer to the tool you want to use, and release the mouse button. Hold down Alt Windows or Option Mac OS , and click the tool in the toolbox to toggle through the hidden tools in sequence until the tool you want to use is selected. The tool options bar is context-sensitive and changes as different tools are selected. Some settings in the tool options bar are common to several tools such as painting modes and opacity , and some are specic to one tool such as the Auto Erase setting for the pencil tool.
You can move the tool options bar anywhere in the work area. In Photoshop, you can also dock it at the top or bottom of the screen. The Photoshop tool options bar includes a palette well for storing palettes without closing them entirely. The palette well is available only when the work area is greater than pixels x pixels a setting of at least x is recommended.
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The following steps demonstrate the interactions between the tools and the tool options bar. In Photoshop, the left edge appears as a gripper bar when the tool options bar is docked under the menu bar or at the bottom of the work area. Note: In Photoshop Windows, Mac OS 10 and ImageReady all platforms , you can double-click the gripper bar at the left end of the tool options bar to collapse it, so that only the tool icon appears.
After you select options for a tool, those options remain selected until you change them again, even if you select other tools and work with them. You can easily reset your tool options back to the default settings.
Then click anywhere outside the pop-up palette to close it.
Notice that you can also choose Reset All Tools from that same palette menu to restore the default settings for all tools. There are various methods for entering values: sliders, angle controls, arrow buttons, and text boxes. As you do each lesson, whenever youre asked to enter a value, use one of the methods listed below.
In many cases, you may have a choice of techniques that you can use to enter the value. Type a value in the text box. To apply your entry, do one of the following: select a different option or text box in the palette; press Tab to go to a different text box in the palette; click the background in the composition; or press Enter or Return. Note: For certain options, you can use numeric shortcuts for entering percentages.
Text Box B. Slider C. Up and Down arrows D.
Angle control Drag the slider to change the value. In many cases, you must rst click a down arrow button next to the text box to open the slider. If you shift-drag a slider, the values change in increments of 10 units. Click the up arrow and down arrow buttons to increase and decrease values. Drag an angle control to change the value. Shift-drag to change the angle in degree increments.
Hold down Shift as you click an arrow key to change the value in increments of 10 units. Windows only Use the mouse wheel to increase or decrease the value.
To cancel values before you apply them, press the Escape key. Adobe Photoshop displays this percentage in the image window title bar. When you use any of the viewing tools and commands, you affect the display of the image, not the image dimensions or le size. The size of the image and the size of your monitor determine how large the image appears on-screen. Note: You can also double-click the hand tool in the toolbox to t the image on your screen.
Each time you choose a Zoom command, the view of the image is resized. The percentage at which the image is viewed is displayed in the Title bar and in the lower left corner of the image window. Notice that a plus sign appears at the center of the zoom tool. A minus sign appears at the center of the zoom tool. You can also draw a marquee with the zoom tool to magnify a specic area of an image.
Area selected Resulting view The percentage at which the area is magnied is determined by the size of the marquee you draw with the zoom tool. The smaller the marquee you draw, the larger the level of magnication will be. Note: You can draw a marquee with the zoom-in tool to enlarge the view of an image, but you cannot draw a marquee with the zoom-out tool to reduce the view of an image. Click to zoom in on an area of the image, and then release the keys. Click the image to reduce the magnication, and then release the keys.
Scrolling an image You use the hand tool to scroll through an image that does not t in the active window. If the image ts in the active window, the hand tool has no effect when you drag it in the image window. As you drag, the image moves with the hand tool pointer. Like the zoom tool, you can select the hand tool from the keyboard without deselecting the active tool. Drag to reposition the image. Then release the spacebar. ImageReady does not have a Navigator palette. As you drag the slider to increase the level of magnication, the red outline in the Navigator window decreases in size.
The pointer becomes a hand. In the image window, notice that the area of the image that is visible also changes as you drag in the Navigator palette. You can also draw a marquee in the Navigator palette to identify the area of the image you want to view. The smaller the marquee you draw, the greater the magnication level in the image window will be. This area displays the current magnication, an area for specic choices of information types, and contextsensitive information about the currently selected tool.
In ImageReady, the Info bar appears at the lower border of the image window. You can click an arrow button on the Info bar to open a pop-up menu of different categories of information.
Your selection from the menu determines what kind of information appears next to that arrow on the Info bar. Note: The pop-up menu on the Info bar is not available if the window is too small.
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The rst value indicates the size if saved as a attened le with no layer data; the second value indicates the size if saved with all layers and channels. In ImageReady, you can use the percentage pop-up menu in the Info bar to change the view of an image by a preset zoom percentage.
By default, they appear in stacked groups. A checkmark by a palette name on the Window menu indicates that the palette is shown now in the front of its palette group. No checkmark means that the palette is either closed or hidden behind another palette in its palette group. Changing the palette display You can reorganize your work space in various ways. Experiment with several techniques: To hide all open palettes, the toolbox, and the tool options bar, press Tab.
Then press Tab again to reopen them. To make a palette appear at the front of its group, click the palette tab. Then release the spacebar. Using the Navigator palette The Photoshop Navigator palette lets you scroll an image at different magnication levels without scrolling or resizing an image in the image window.
ImageReady does not have a Navigator palette. As you drag the slider to increase the level of magnication, the red outline in the Navigator window decreases in size. The pointer becomes a hand.
In this lesson, youll learn how to do the following:
In the image window, notice that the area of the image that is visible also changes as you drag in the Navigator palette. You can also draw a marquee in the Navigator palette to identify the area of the image you want to view.
The smaller the marquee you draw, the greater the magnication level in the image window will be. Using the Info bar In Photoshop, the Info bar is positioned at the lower border of the application window Windows or the lower border of the image window Mac OS. This area displays the current magnication, an area for specic choices of information types, and contextsensitive information about the currently selected tool.
In ImageReady, the Info bar appears at the lower border of the image window. You can click an arrow button on the Info bar to open a pop-up menu of different categories of information. Your selection from the menu determines what kind of information appears next to that arrow on the Info bar. The pop-up menu on the Info bar is not available if the window is too small. By default, the le size for the active image appears in the Info bar. The rst value indicates the size if saved as a attened le with no layer data; the second value indicates the size if saved with all layers and channels.
In ImageReady, you can use the percentage pop-up menu in the Info bar to change the view of an image by a preset zoom percentage. Working with palettes Palettes help you monitor and modify images.
By default, they appear in stacked groups. A checkmark by a palette name on the Window menu indicates that the palette is shown now in the front of its palette group.
No checkmark means that the palette is either closed or hidden behind another palette in its palette group. Changing the palette display You can reorganize your work space in various ways. Experiment with several techniques:. To hide all open palettes, the toolbox, and the tool options bar, press Tab. Then press Tab again to reopen them. To make a palette appear at the front of its group, click the palette tab. To move an entire palette group, drag the title bar to another location.
To separate a palette from its palette group, drag the palette tab beyond the existing group. To move a palette to another group, drag the palette tab inside that palette group so that a black highlight appears inside the group, and then release the mouse button.
To dock a palette in the palette well on the Photoshop tool options bar, drag the palette tab into the palette well so that the palette well is highlighted. Palettes are considered hidden when stored in the palette well. Clicking on the title of a palette stored in the well temporarily opens the palette until you click outside the palette or click the palette tab a second time. Using palette menus Most palettes including pop-up palettes , pickers, and a few dialog boxes have attached menus with commands that affect the available options or related options for that palette or dialog box.
These menus are sometimes referred to as y-out menus because of the way they open out from the palettes. However, this book consistently refers to these as palette menus. To display a palette menu, click the round arrow button in the upper right corner of the palette. You can then move the pointer to the command you want to choose. Expanding and collapsing palettes You can also resize a palette to see more or fewer of the available options it contains, either by dragging or by clicking to toggle between preset sizes.
To change the height of a palette, drag its lower right corner.
A second click collapses the palette group. Or, double-click a palette tab. Notice that the tabs for the various palettes in the palette group and the button for the palette menu remain visible after you collapse a palette. Setting the positions of palettes and dialog boxes The positions of all open palettes and movable dialog boxes are saved by default when you exit the program.
However, you can always start with default palette positions or restore default positions at any time:. Using context menus In addition to the menus at the top of your screen, context menus display commands relevant to the active tool, selection, or palette. To display a context menu, position the pointer over the image or over an item in a palette and right-click Windows or Control-click Mac OS. To try this out, select the eyedropper tool , move it over the image window, and right-click or Control-click.
A context menu appears, showing options you can set for the eyedropper tool, including a palette menu with additional options.
You can also access these options by clicking the Brush option arrow in the tool options bar. Using online Help For complete information about using palettes, tools, and the application features, you can use online Help. Photoshop Help includes all the same topics and information as in the printed Adobe Photoshop 7.
Adobe Photoshop and Adobe ImageReady each include complete documentation in online Help, plus keyboard shortcuts, full-color galleries of examples, and more detailed information about some procedures. Online Help is easy to use, because you can look for topics in several ways:.
Scanning a table of contents. Searching for keywords. Using an index. Jumping from topic to topic using related topic links. First youll try looking for a topic using the Contents screen. In Windows, you can also open Photoshop Help by pressing F1. Your browser opens. The topics for the Photoshop 7. The contents are organized in a hierarchy of topics, just like the chapters of a book. The Looking at the Work Area Help topic appears in the right pane.
An illustration of various tools appears with brief descriptions of each tool. The online Help topics are interactive. You can click any text link to jump to another topic. Whenever you move the mouse pointer over a link or a hotspot, the mouse pointer changes to a pointing-nger icon. Using the Help system keywords, links, and the index If you cant nd the topic you are interested in by scanning the Contents page, you can try searching using a keyword.
A search text box appears in the left pane. After a brief pause, a list of topics based on your keyword search appears below the text box in the left pane. To see any of these topics, click the topic name. You can also search for a topic using the index. An alphabetical list of letters appears across the top of the left pane, followed by the listings for the letter A. These entries appear alphabetically by topic and subtopic, like the index of a book.
If there is more than one number, clicking the number  or  opens a second or third topic about the same entry. Using Adobe online services Another way to get information on Adobe Photoshop or on related Adobe products is to use the Adobe online services.
If you have an Internet connection and a Web browser installed on your system, you can access the U. Adobe Systems Web site www. Adobe Online also provides access to up-to-the-minute information about services, products, and tips for using Photoshop and other Adobe applications.
When you set up Adobe Online to connect to your Web browser, Adobe can either notify you whenever new information is available or automatically download that information to your hard disk. If you choose not to use the Adobe automatic download feature, you can still view and download new les whenever they are available from within the Adobe Online window.
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These bookmarks are automatically updated as new Web sites become available. Using Adobe Online, you can nd information specically on Photoshop and ImageReadyincluding tips and techniques, galleries of artwork by Adobe designers and artists around the world, the latest product information, and troubleshooting and technical information. Or, you can learn about other Adobe products and news.
Jumping between the applications lets you use the full feature sets of both applications when preparing graphics for the Web or other purposes, yet still maintain a streamlined workow.
You can jump between Photoshop and ImageReady to transfer an image between the two applications for editing, without closing or exiting the originating application. In addition, you can jump from ImageReady to other graphics-editing applications and HTML-editing applications installed on your system. For more information on jumping to other applications in ImageReady, see Photoshop 7. Each time an image in Photoshop or ImageReady is updated with changes made in a jumped-to application, a single history state is added to the Photoshop or ImageReady History palette.
Youll learn more about how to use the History palette later; see About snapshots and History palette states on page of this book. Now that youre acquainted with the basics of the Photoshop 7. Once you know the basics, you can do the Adobe Photoshop 7. Review questions 1 Describe two ways to change your view of an image. Review answers 1 You can choose commands from the View menu to zoom in or out of an image, or to t it to your screen; you can also use the zoom tools and click or drag over an image to enlarge or reduce the view.
In addition, you can use keyboard shortcuts to magnify or reduce the display of an image. You can also use the Navigator palette to scroll an image or change its magnication without using the image window. A selected tool remains active until you select a different tool.
To select a hidden tool, you can use either a combination keyboard shortcut to toggle through the tools or you can hold down the mouse button on the tool in the toolbox to open a popup menu of the hidden tools. Photoshop also includes a link to the Adobe Systems home page for additional information on services, products, and tips pertaining to Photoshop.
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Jump to Page. Search inside document. Photoshop and ImageReady use the same keyboard shortcut keys for corresponding keys, with the exceptions of A, P, Q, and Y: Text Box B. Slider C. Up and Down arrows D. Angle control Drag the slider to change the value. Using the View menu To enlarge or reduce the view of an image using the View menu, do one of the following: Area selected Resulting view The percentage at which the area is magnied is determined by the size of the marquee you draw with the zoom tool.
Experiment with several techniques: Mac OS 10 B. Mac OS C. Windows Note: However, you can always start with default palette positions or restore default positions at any time: Online Help is easy to use, because you can look for topics in several ways: Nova Joseph.
Muhammad Khan. Sunil Pandey. Michael Gonzalez.Masks and Channels Lesson 6 - Pen tool, Paths and vector graphics Drawing straight and curved lines with the pen tool, editing, saving, filling and stroking paths, converting paths to selections and selections to paths.
As you do each lesson, whenever youre asked to enter a value, use one of the methods listed below. Star One Public Relations. You can easily reset your tool options back to the default settings. Selecting tools in the toolbox The toolbox contains selection tools, painting and editing tools, foreground- and background-color selection boxes, and viewing tools. In this part of the lesson, youll familiarize yourself with the Adobe Photoshop work area and open a le in Adobe Photoshop.
All keyboard shortcuts are also listed in the Quick Reference section of online Help. Using the History palette and snapshots to correct mistakes and go back to earlier states of your work.