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Adobe® Photoshop® 7.0 Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Optimizing a JPEG image

In this lesson, you will optimize files in both JPEG and GIF formats. You can use either Photoshop or ImageReady to compress files in either format.

Currently, the 14Start1.psd file size is too large for use on a Web page. You’ll compare different file-compression formats to see which one gives you the most compression without sacrificing too much image quality.

Using the Save For Web dialog box

The Photoshop Save For Web dialog box has all of the optimization capabilities of ImageReady. You can compare two or more versions of a file as you work, so that you can adjust optimization settings until you have the best possible combination of file size and image quality.

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With the 14Start1.psd file open and active in Photoshop, ...

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