The Editor’s menus are far more
complex than the menus in the Organizer. All three editing modes—Full Edit. Quick Fix, and
Guided Edit—have the same menus, although some choices are grayed out when you’re in Quick
Fix or Guided Edit mode. When you need a menu item that’s unavailable in Quick Fix or Guided
Edit, just switch back to Full Edit to use it.
Several of the menus in Elements are dynamic: They change quite a bit to reflect the
choices currently applicable to your image. That means the choices you see in this appendix
represent only what you may see depending on the situation. The Layer
menu, for instance, offers you very different options depending on the current state of your
image and which layer is active.
If you have Adobe Premiere Elements installed, then you’ll see some extra menu options
not included in this basic list.
This is actually a button—a blue square with “PSE” on it—at the upper left of the
Elements window. Click it to get a pop-out menu for opening, closing, moving, maximizing,
and minimizing the Editor, as well as restoring it to its original size.
To the right of the System Menu button is button that looks like a little house. Click
it when you want to see the Welcome
screen (The Welcome Screen), and to connect to Photoshop.com.
The commands listed here let you create, import, open, save, and print
Choose this menu item if you want to start a new file in Elements. Your options ...
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