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Photoshop ACA Exam 0

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Selection tools
Lasso, quick selection, magic wand
Retouching tools
Clone stamp, healing brush, patch
Alt/Option
To sample a new background color with the eyedropper tool, hold this while clicking the image
Delete/Backspace
To remove the last segment when drawing a selection with the magnetic lasso, press this:
Shift
To make Guides snap to Ruler increments, which key would you hold down while dragging the Guide?
Direct Selection Tool
To select individual parts of a shape, which tool would you use?
Alt
To easily select all anchor points on a path with the Direct Selection Tool, you would click on an anchor point while holding:
Shape layer
When using the Shape tool, if you select the first option on the Options bar (looks ilke a box), you would create a new:
Clone stamp
This tool can be used to paint one part of an image over another part of any open document that uses the same color mode.
Healing brush
This tool corrects imperfections by letting them disappear into the surrounding image and matches texture, lighting, transparency, and shading of pixels.
Yes
Does this tool have a blending mode option? Paint Bucket
Spacebar
To temporarily switch to the Hand Tool and move the image, hold down:
isolates
A selection _______ an area of pixels in an image so you can edit that area without affecting the rest.
Magnetic lasso
With this tool, the selection border snaps to edges of defined areas of an image.
Quick selection
This tool lets you quickly paint over an area of an image to make selections.
Lasso
This tool allows you to draw freehand selections.
Marquee
This tool allows you to select in certain shapes, such as oval or rectangle.
256 values of gray
A channel can contain:
Shift
To make a perfect circle with the elliptical marquee, hold this while drawing:
Shift
To move a selection while drawing it, hold:
Alt
To subtract from an active selection, hold this wil using a selection tool:
Quick mask mode
On the button of the toolbar, the button that is a rectangle with a white circle inside is used to activate:
Not selected
By default, the red area in quickmask mode indicates the area of the image that is:
Subtracts from
By default, painting with a black brush in quickmask mode ____ the selection.
Type
A layer with a white box and a T in it represents what kind of layer:
Applies adjustment
If you create a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer and paint in white, what effect will the white have on the underlying layer?
Flat
A file with just one background layer is referred to as a ____ file.
Hides all other layers
Alt-clicking on the eye icon next to a layer:
Shift
To disable a layer mask without deleting it click while holding:
Control
To temporarily disable snapping while dragging an object, you have to hold which key?
Content aware scale
Which command helps you scale an image with respect to its content?
Merge layers
To reduce the selected layers into one layer, which command would you use?
Layer effects
Gradient overlay, pattern overlay, inner glow, and satin are examples of:
Blending modes
Screen, color, hard light, multiply, hue, and darken are examples of:
Create new layer with content
Dragging content from another document into the current image will:
Vibrance
To increase the saturation of the colors in an image that are less saturation, while not oversaturating colors that are already very saturation, you can use which adjustment?
Black
If you invert a white area, which color do you get?
Gray
To adjust the brightness of midtones in a levels adjustment, drag which colored slider?
Many
If a histogram has much black on the left, the image contains ____ dark areas.
Black
Moving the blackpoint slider in the Levels adjustment to the right makes all the colors to the left of it:
Brighter
To make an image appear sharper, the Unsharp Mask command makes the edge of the bright side:
White
What color is represented at the far right side of the histogram?
Soft proofing
Changing on-screen colors to mimic the colors of actual printing.
Rendering intent
The way colors are converted from one system to another--from Photoshop to your printer.
Pencil
Tool that paints the current foreground color and creates a hard edged line
Brush
Tool that paints the current foreground color and can create soft strokes of color.
Pattern stamp
Tool paints whatever you have curently selected in the Pattern picker.
Airbrush
With this paintbrush setting, paint builds up as you hold down the mouse button.
Bitmap
Images made up of individual pixels, which do not scale well.
Vector
Images constructed from mathematical formulas, which can be scaled up without quality loss.
Direct selection
To adjust a shape's path, click Path Selection and select this tool.
Anti-aliasing
Produces smooth-edged type by partially filling edge pixels to the edges of the type blend into the background.
20
By default, the History palette keeps track of the last ___ commands.
Snapshot
You can use this feature in the History palette to capture the image as it appears at any point in time.
Alt
To use the Clone Stamp, hold this button while selecting the area to be cloned.
Click
To use the redeye tool, located under the spot healing brush, activate the tool and ____ on the redeye.
8
All filters will work with ___-bit images.
Liquify
With this filter, you can push, pull, reflect, pucker, or bloat any area of an image.
Layer Comp
This is a snapshot of current layer visibility, position, and appearance; designers often create multiple compositions of a design layout to show clients.
Scripts
Use this feature to export layer comps to create a PDF presentation showing multiple versions.
Invert
This command reverses the colors in an image; brightness values are converted to their opposites.
Replace color
This function lets you change hue/saturation of certain colors; you adjust the fuzziness to select more or less of the color.
Feathering
Softening a selection's edges by making a boundary between the selection and the pixels behind it.
White space
This "negative space" is the space between elements in a composition
70
Copyright term for works created by individuals is the life of the author plus ___ years after death.
Automate
To create a contact sheet in CS3, click File> _________.
8
RGB images have ___ bits of information per channel, and an image bit depth of 24.
Photoshop PSD
To maintain all layers and filters in an editable way in Photoshop, save in this format.
GIF
Indexed 8-bit color images would in this format.
Smart object
Converting an object to this will allow you to alter, transform, and warp your photo, without ruining the original information.
Styles
This palette will allow you to create a new or pick a preset of layer effects.
Canvas size
To create more white space around an image to add more, you should enlarge:
Auto Color
To automatically adjust the color balance to an image, click Image>Adjustment>
GIF
Ideal image format for optimizing areas of solid color and lines, like illustrations, logos, cartoons, line art, and text.
Matte
This setting affects the edges of a transparent GIF. If set to None, the edges of the graphic will appear jagged when the GIF is placed on a Web page.
Histogram
This shows a bar graph with 255 different shades from pitch black to pure white, and how much of the photo has of each particular shade
Clipping
On a histogram, this means that the color value of a pixel has either been pushed to pure black or pure white (all the way left or right); when this happens, that part of the image contains no detail.