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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies by Fred Gerantabee, Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 3: Exploring Common Panels

In This Chapter

check.png Exploring the synchronized workspace

check.png Manipulating panels in the workspace

check.png Discovering different kinds of panels

check.png Getting to know the common panels in Adobe CS6

The panel is an integral part of working with most of the programs in Adobe Creative Suite 6 (CS6) because it contains many of the controls and tools you use when you’re creating or editing a document.

The basic functionality of panels is quite similar across the programs in Adobe Creative Suite, and the purpose of all panels is the same. Panels offer a great deal of flexibility in how you organize the workspace and the parts of it you use. The task you use each program for and the level of expertise you have may affect which panels you have open at a given moment. This chapter gives you an overview of how to work with the panels you find in Adobe CS6.

Understanding the Synchronized Workspace

One thing you immediately notice when opening applications in the Creative Suite is the synchronized workspace. All the applications look similar and have the same set of features to help ...

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