Chapter 1. Navigating the Work Area


The Welcome window, menu bar, tools, palettes, image window, shortcuts bar, and options bar compose the work area. Each brings a unique set of features to Photoshop Elements. As you work with different image files, you will find that there are several workflow processes you can follow. Before taking a look at how you want to use Photoshop Elements to explore these workflow processes, you’ll take a tour of the work area. Workflow processes are covered in more detail in Parts III and IV of this book.

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