Special thanks to Glen Stephens, from Tools for Television, for help writing the glossary.

8-bit color 256 different colors per channel.

16-bit color 65,536 different colors per channel.

24-bit color 16.7 million different colors per channel.

32-bit color 4.3 billion different colors per channel.

action-safe area The action-safe area of an image is the outer box of the safe grid. All action taking place on screen should be composed inside this area, or it will not be seen when viewed on a television set.

Actions Scriptable macros within Photoshop that allow you to record your steps in the design process and easily repeat those steps multiple times. Actions can be assigned to f-keys and used to batch process files. Virtually all menu ...

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