Chapter 1. Getting to Know the Work Area

Getting to Know the Work Area

As you work with Adobe Photoshop, you’ll discover that you can often accomplish the same task several ways. To make the best use of the extensive editing capabilities in Photoshop, you must first learn to navigate the work area.

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In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Open Adobe Photoshop files.

  • Select and use some of the tools in the toolbox.

  • Set options for a selected tool using the tool options bar.

  • Use various methods of zooming in and out on an image.

  • Select, rearrange, and use palettes.

  • Choose commands in palette and context menus.

  • Open and use a palette ...

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