New Layer icon, 126
Noise dithering option, 312
Noise gradient, 238
O
Omni light, 221
onscreen viewing, resizing images for, 47
Opacity slider, 143, 144, 161
Open command, 12
Open dialog box, 12
Open icon, 12
Open Recent command, 333
optimization, .302
and color models, 307
and dithering options, 311, 312
and file sizes, 313
and Save for Web dialog box, 303, 308, 314, 318
and transparency, 314
and Web page backgrounds, 316
file format options, 302, 303
GIF, 310, 312, 314
JPEG, 308
previewing effects of, 306, 318
purpose of, 302
settings, 308
Optimize to File Size button, 313
options bar, 4, 18
Organizer, 405. See also Photo Browser
creating instant slide show with, 411
creating tag categories in, 428
creating tags in, 417
displaying/changing photo information in, 412
finding photos with, 443
launching, 40
managing/viewing files in, 408
menu shortcuts, 453
purpose of, x
work area, 406
Organizer Bin, 406, 407
Outer Glow Size slider, 151
overexposed images, 85
P
Page Setup dialog box, 349, 350, 352
Paint Bucket tool, 170, 173, 233, 235
paintbrush icon, 127
painting tools, 231
bitmap images and, 232
for applying borders/rules, 245
for applying brushstrokes, 248
for creating painterly effect, 256
for erasing, 258
for filling areas with color, 233
for filling areas with gradient, 237
how they work, 232
improvements in, 231
vector graphics and, 232
palette bin, x, 6, 20, 21
palette well, x
palettes, 20
panoramas, .361
assembling images into, 364
enhancing perspective in, 370
full-color example of, 364
horizontal vs. vertical, 363
paper-stock considerations, 372
processor considerations, 366
removing rough edges from, 372
repositioning images in, 367
resizing, 372
taking pictures for, 362
touching up seams in, 366
paper size, 352, 372
paper, photo, 358
paragraph type, 282
Pattern dithering option, 312
Pattern palette, 171, 172, 173
Pattern Stamp tool, 170, 172
patterned backgrounds, 317
patterns, 170
PDF files, .328, 338, 373
PDF Options dialog box, 328, 378
PDF Slide Show dialog box, 376, 380
Pencil mode, 258
Perceptual color, 307
Perspective command, 270
Perspective radio button, 370
photo bin, x, 6
Photo Browser, 408
adding captions to photos in, 414
adding notes to photos in, 416
adjusting date and time in, 412
attaching tags to photos in, 422
hiding photos in, 427
naming photos in, 415
purpose of, 406
resizing thumbnails in, 410
selecting/deselecting thumbnails in, 408
sorting thumbnails in, 409
vs. File Browser, 7
photo collages, 402
photo collections., See collections
Photo Creations, x. See also Creation Setup
window
Photo Organizer., See Organizer
photo paper, 358
Photo Review feature, 410
photographs., .33. See also images
adding notes to, 416
applying patterns to, 170
arranging/grouping, 434
attaching tags to, 422
choosing paper for, 358
combining multiple, 396. See also panoramas
enhancing, 178. See also effects, 191
file-format considerations, 326
finding, 443
laying out on page, 345
lightening/darkening portions of, 182
making contact sheet for, 340
making slide shows of, 373, 411
naming/renaming, 41, 337, 415
organizing., See Organizer
panoramic., See panoramas
preparing Web gallery of, 381
removing red eye from, 174
repairing/retouching, 159, 165, 170, 181
saving, 303, 326
sending via e-mail, 320
using catalogs to store, 441
Photomerge, 361
creating panoramas with, 364
enhancing panorama perspective with, 370
how it works, 362, 363
purpose of, 361
repositioning panorama images with, 367
Photoshop, ix
Photoshop Elements,

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