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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Creating Your Own Custom Picture Package Layouts

As cool as Picture Package is, I don’t think there’s a Photoshop user alive who hasn’t used it and thought, “This is cool, I just wish there was a layout that had....” In other words, although most of the popular layout choices are already there as presets, the one you really want isn’t there, because that’s just the way life works. Although technically, you could edit the text file that controlled these presets back in Photoshop 7, it was a tricky, tedious task. Not so in Photoshop CS, thanks to a clever visual layout editor.

Step One.
Open a photo (it doesn’t matter which one, you’re just using it as a placeholder to build your template) then go under the File menu, under Automate, and choose ...

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