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Photoshop CS3 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Peter Lourekas, Elaine Weinmann

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Chapter 1. Photoshop Interface

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IN THIS CHAPTER

Launch Photoshop  1

The Photoshop screen  2

The menus  4

The Tools palette  6

The Options bar  9

The palettes  10

The palettes illustrated  12

Mini-glossary  24

Working smart  25

Welcome to Photoshop! Using this chapter, you’ll launch Photoshop and become acquainted with the Photoshop interface—menus, tools, palettes, and lingo. You can read this chapter with or without glancing at (or fiddling with) the program features onscreen. Later, you can use it as a reference guide as you work. (Once you’re up and running in Photoshop, don’t forget to reread the “Working Smart ...

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