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SAMS Teach Yourself Adobe® Photoshop® CS2 in 24 Hours by Kate Binder, Carla Rose

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Resizing

Photoshop makes it easy to change the size of the picture or of anything in it. You have two options: resizing the image or resizing the canvas. Resizing the image makes the picture bigger or smaller. Resizing the canvas makes the picture area bigger, while leaving the image floating within it. You'd do this if you need more space around an object without shrinking the actual image.

Resizing an Image

To resize an image, choose Image Size from the Image menu; the dialog box is shown in Figure 4.1. You can see the pixel dimensions in pixels (logically) or percentages. You can also see the image print size (set in Output Size section of screen) in inches, centimeters, points, picas, or columns; percentages can also be found using the pop-up ...

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