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A setting in photoshop that has been placed/installed in the menu bar for you, so that you don't have to repeatedly create these particular settings for a project. Example: US Paper
(computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display
(computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot)
determines the color model used to display and print images.
A type of graphics in which the image is created using a series of pixels.
the use of many shades of gray to represent an image.
a subtractive color model, used in color printing, and is also used to describe the printing process itself.
an assictibe color model in which red, green, and blue light is added together in various ways to reproduce a broad array of colors.
a row or rows of buttons on a display screen that are clicked on to select various functions in a
A tool to select an area of a layer - clicking on the bottom right arrow reveals several more shaped marquees - Deselect the area using Ctrl+D.
you select your background and then want to choose the shape instead; you would use this set of commands
no matter how much you magnify the image, it won't loose it's quality.
if you magnify it, it will get blurry.
An image/line/shape made only in black, it has no gray. Bitmap mode only contains black and white pixels.
Changing the total number of pixels in an image.
controls how different areas within a layer or layer set are hidden and revealed to show layers beneath
An area on a layer or image, that has been chosen using a marquee tool, to be edited/painted/changed. This effectively protects all other parts of the layer or image.
A file format typically found on higher-end digital cameras; the cameras performs no enhancement processing. This format maintains the best picture quality, but because it's proprietary format, not all images viewers can display it.
This is the native form for photoshop. IT saves all the data in the photoshop file.
The term actually stands for "Joint Photographic Experts Group," because that is the name of the committee that developed the format. But you don't have to remember that because even computer nerds will think you're weird if you mention what JPEG stands for. Instead, remember that a JPEG is a compressed image file format.
stands for graphics interchange format. It also includes data compression, but because it is limited to 256 colors, it is more effective for scanned images such as illustrations rather than color photos.
A file format for storing images, including photographs and line art that is now owned by Adobe Systems
Portable Document Format. A file format developed by Adobe Systems to allow for display and printing of formatted documents across platforms and systems. PDF files can be read on any system equipped with the Acrobat Reader software.