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  • 1.  
  • 2.
    • Start Adobe Photoshop 7.0
    • Learn how to open and save a document
    • Examine the Photoshop window
    • Use the Layers and History palette
    • Learn about Photoshop using Help
    • View and print a document
    • Close a document and exit Photoshop
    Unit Lessons OVERVIEW
  • 3.
    • What is Photoshop?
      • An image editing program used to create and modify digital images
    • What is a digital image?
      • A picture in an electronic form
    Using Photoshop INTRODUCTION
  • 4.
    • What can Photoshop be used for?
      • Create original artwork
      • Manipulate color images
      • Retouch photographs
      • Repair damaged images
      • Create images for Web pages
    Using Photoshop INTRODUCTION
  • 5. Understanding Platform Interfaces
    • Use Photoshop in two interfaces:
      • Windows and Macintosh
    • Differences are slight; for example:
      • Use [ Ctrl ] and [ Alt ] keys in Windows
      • Use [ command ] and [ option ] keys in Macintosh
  • 6. Where to Obtain Images
    • Create original artwork in Photoshop
    • Use images downloaded from the World Wide Web
    • Use scanned images or images taken with a digital camera
  • 7. File Formats
    • Use Photoshop to open and create different kinds of file formats
    LESSON 1
  • 8. Understanding Images
    • An image is made up of dots called pixels
    • In Photoshop, you can add, delete, or modify individual pixels or groups of pixels
    LESSON 1
  • 9. Start Photoshop (Windows)
    • Click the Start button on the taskbar
    • Point to Programs , then click Adobe Photoshop 7.0
    LESSON 1 Start Button
  • 10. Start Photoshop (Macintosh)
    • Double-click the hard drive icon, then double-click the Adobe Photoshop 7.0 folder
    • Double-click the Adobe Photoshop 7.0 program icon
    LESSON 1 Hard drive icon Program icon
  • 11. Creating a New File
    • Click File on the menu bar
    • Click New
    • Enter the required width in the Width text box
    • Enter the required height in the Height text box
    • Click OK
    LESSON 1
  • 12. Saving a File Options
    • Use Save As to save a file under a new name and to preserve a copy of the original file
    • Open a file in one file format (e.g., .BMP) and save it in another file format (e.g., .JPG)
    LESSON 2
  • 13. Setting Preferences
    • Use the Preferences dialog box to customize how files are opened in Photoshop
    • Options include:
      • Using Open Recent to locate and open files recently worked on
      • Changing the Image Preview to thumbnails
    LESSON 2
  • 14. Setting Preferences
    • Preferences dialog box
    LESSON 2 Image Preview options Open Recent file list
  • 15. File Info Dialog Box
    • Purposes of the File Info dialog box
      • Identify a file
      • Add a caption or other text to a file
      • Add a copyright notice to a file
    LESSON 2
  • 16. Opening a File I
    • Use the File menu to open a file:
      • Click File on the menu bar, then click Open
      • Click the Look in or From list arrow
      • Navigate to the location of the file
      • Click the file, then click Open
    LESSON 2
  • 17. Opening a File II
    • Use the File Browser to open a file:
      • Click the File Browser tab in the palette well
      • Navigate to the location of the file
      • Double-click the file to open it in Photoshop
    LESSON 2
  • 18. Docked File Browser Palette LESSON 2 Palette well File Browser tab
  • 19. Using the Save As Command
    • Use the Save As command to save an existing file with a new filename:
      • Click File on the menu bar, then click Save As
      • Navigate to the location where you want to save the file
      • Type a new filename, then click Save
    LESSON 2
  • 20. Examining the Photoshop Window
    • The Workspace includes the following elements:
      • Work area
      • Command menu
      • Toolbox
      • Status bar
      • Palettes
    LESSON 3
  • 21. Workspace Elements LESSON 3 Work Area Toolbox Palettes Status Bar Command menu
  • 22. Customizing the Workspace
    • Customize the workspace by positioning elements to suit your working style
    • To save a workspace:
      • Click Window on the menu bar, point to Workspace , click Save Workspace , type a name, then click Save
    LESSON 3
  • 23. Using Tools
    • Use tools in Photoshop to perform actions (e.g., zoom, type text, etc.)
    • Point to a tool to view a ScreenTip that provides the name or function of the tool
    • Check the tool options bar to view current settings for a selected tool
    LESSON 3
  • 24. Using Tool Shortcut Keys
    • Press and hold [ Shift ]
    • Press the tool’s shortcut key (e.g., T for Type Tool)
    • Continue to press [ Shift ] and the shortcut key to cycle through a tool’s hidden tools
    LESSON 3
  • 25. Using Palettes
    • Use palettes to verify settings and modify documents
    • Each palette consists of multiple palettes
    • Palettes can be separated and moved around the workspace
    • Each palette contains a menu
    LESSON 3
  • 26. Palette Example LESSON 3 Click a tab to make a palette active Click to access the palette menu
  • 27. Understanding Layers
    • What are layers?
      • A section within an image that can be manipulated independently
      • Use layers to control individual elements in a document
    LESSON 4
  • 28. Layers Palette
    • The order in which the layers appear in the Layers palette matches the order in which they appear in the document
    LESSON 4
  • 29. Layers Palette LESSON 4 Currently active layer
  • 30. History Palette
    • The History palette contains a record of each task completed in a document
    • The record of an event is called a state
    • The History palette displays up to 20 states
    LESSON 4
  • 31. Using Help
    • Photoshop Help information appears in a browser window
    • Five links are included in the Help window:
      • Using Help, Contents, Index, Site Map, Search
    LESSON 5
  • 32. View and Print Documents
    • Use the Zoom tool to change views—up to a maximum of 1600%
    • Use the Page Setup dialog box to set printing options
    LESSON 6
  • 33. Conclude a Work Session
    • Close the document:
      • Click File on the menu bar, click Close , then click Yes (Win) or Save (Mac)
    • Exit Photoshop:
      • Click File on the menu bar, then click Exit (Win)
      • Click Photoshop on the menu bar, then click Quit (Mac)
    LESSON 7
  • 34. Unit A Tasks
    • Open a document
    • Examine the workspace
    • Understand palettes
    • Identify layers
    • Use the History palette
    • Use Help
    • View, print, and close a document