Flashcards in Photoshop Deck 1 Deck (36)
Houses Photoshop Tools
Context sensitive - whatever tool is active will change the options bar. The icon on the left will always show you the active tool.
The bar that allows you to Save to Edit an image.
Allows you to reset or save your arrangements of panels.
Allows you to non-destructively edit and image.
Allows you to organize layers, layer groups and layer effects in an image.
What is the shortcut for Edit -> Preferences -> General?
ctrl + k (Windows)
cmd + k (Mac)
What can you do in the interface preferences?
Change UI Language, the UI Font Size and the UI scaling.
In the File Handling Preferences, what interval should you do automatic save recovery?
Every 5 minutes.
What four file types can you export your work into when using the Quick Export format preferences?
PNG, JPG, GIF, SVG
What do FNG files offer that JPG files do not?
What adds the Copyright and Contact info to a project?
What is recommended if you experience weird crashes or strange visuals for the video card in Photoshop.
Turn off Graphic Processor
What is the best resolution for print?
What is the learn panel?
A set of tutorials
A designer in the real world works how?
Designers work visually and not by specific numbers.
What indicates where the panel will be placed when moving it around?
A blue line
What indicates which panel group will be joining?
A blue box
How do you zoom to 100% quickly?
Double-click on the zoom tool.
How do you fit a document to window?
Double-click on the hand tool.
What do you need to do to temporarily switch to the hand tool to "drag" your image around within the document window?
Hold the spacebar
What keys on the keyboard changes the brush size?
The left and right square brackets [ ] change the brush size (left smaller, right larger)
Describe how the clone stamp works
Alt+Click where you want the brush to copy from. Then paint with the tool and it copies from your original location to where you want to paint.
What is the difference between destructive and non-destructive editing?
Destructive editing changes the original image. Example: Going to Image -> Adjustments. The eraser tool also makes destructive edits. The adjustment panel makes non-destructive changes. Does not change the pixels.
When adjusting elements in your design, what is the best practice?
Look at the whole image when adjusting. It's easy to focus on just one section and miss changes elsewhere in the image.
How do you turn off the adjustment layer?
Click on the eyeball (also called the toggle).
What is opacity?
How visible something is. Opacity is the opposite of transparency so 0 opcity is 100% transparency.
What is the default file for Quick Export?
What do you change as the default for your exported files?
Metadata to copyright and contact info. This will include any info you've included and if there is no info it will just be empty.