In This Chapter
Viewing photos in the Organizer
Navigating the Image window
Searching for photos
The Organizer is a powerful tool that helps you locate files and keeps your photos arranged and organized. You can easily access the Organizer by clicking the Organizer button on the menu bar while you're in one of the editing modes. Or, when you open the Welcome screen, click the Organize button.
In this chapter, you can discover how to view and organize your pictures in the Organizer and the Image window, and how the many options help speed up your work in Photoshop Elements.
The default Organizer view is like a slide sorter, and this view is one you're likely to use in all your Elements work sessions. The Organizer provides an efficient means to access the photos you want to open in one of the editors. Just double-click a photo in the Organizer, and you see the image zoom in size to fill an Organizer window. You can carefully examine the photo to be certain that it's the one you want and then just select which editor you want to use from the Editor drop-down list on the menu bar, from the context menu you open on the image in the Organizer window, or by clicking the Fix button in the Panels Bin.
In addition to the default view in the Organizer, you have some other opportunities for examining your pictures. ...