The various menu choices are available from the main menu bar. Several of the choices will be familiar to you as a Windows user. The File, Edit, View, Window, and Help choices are similar to those choices in most Windows programs. However, they might include some new, unfamiliar choices.
Also, many main menu choices in Paint Shop Pro might be unfamiliar. You may not recognize choices, such as Image, Effects, Layers, Objects, Selections, and Masks, if you are new to digital imaging. These menu choices will rapidly become second nature, though, as you work your way through this book.
The following sections briefly outline the menu choices. You'll get some hands-on experience with the various choices as you work through the book.