The Editor’s menus are
far more complex than the Organizer’s menus. 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 not available in Quick Fix or Guided Edit, just switch back to Full Edit
to use it.
Several of the menus in Elements are dynamic, meaning 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. Also, you may see all these choices in
one menu row (in the order listed here), or you may have two rows of menu items,
depending on the size of your Elements window.
The bright blue square with “pse” on it, at the upper-left corner of the
Elements window, is actually a button. Click it to get a pop-out menu for
closing, moving, maximizing, and minimizing the Editor, as well as for restoring
it to its original size.
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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