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PaintShop Pro X4 for Photographers by Ken McMahon

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Appendix 1 Jargon Buster

Use the jargon buster to increase your understanding of the digital techniques discussed in this book.

Adjustment layer A special layer that permits users to change a wide range of elements in the picture (tone, etc.) without affecting the rest of the layer data. Ideal for experimentation, as you can have as many adjustment layers as you have the time for and they never change the integrity of the original image data.

Batch (processing) Technique for applying the same photo editing action to more than one file at a time.

Bezier curve A type of line used to draw vector objects. The shape of the line is altered using control handles, making it possible to draw any irregular shape. See Vector.

Bit The smallest unit of computer ...

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