Working with palettes

Palettes help you monitor and modify images. By default, they appear in stacked groups. To show or hide a palette as you work, choose the appropriate Window > [palette name]. 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 hide or display the palettes only (but not change the toolbox or tool options bar displays), ...

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