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Adobe Photoshop CS4 on Demand


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  • Copyright 2009
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3835-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3835-6

Adobe Photoshop CS4 on Demand

What you need, when you need it!

Need answers quickly? Adobe Photoshop CS4 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.

Inside the Book

• Improve productivity with the CS4 interface and templates

• Use automatic layer alignment and blending to work with objects

• Use live filters to vie w and modify the results of opening files

• Use more precise color correction to enhance a photo

• Easily convert images to black and white

• Use image trickery to change or enhance an image

• Create eye-catching bevels and special effects

• Transform plain text into a show-stopping image

• Create web animation sequences the easy way

• Use tool presets to construct the right tool for the right job

• Test content on different target devices

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Customizing the Way You Work in Adobe Photoshop CS4

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Table of Contents

Introduction      xix

1          Getting Started with Photoshop CS4     1

2          Understanding Navigation and Measurement Systems    33

3          Customizing the Way You Work           51

4          Mastering the Art of Selection   77

5          Working with Layers    97

6          Working with the History Panel 121

7          Working with Adjustment Layers, Filters, and Tools      135

8          Understanding Colors and Channels      167

9          Using the Paint, Shape Drawing, and Eraser Tools         205

10        Creating Layer and Channel Masks       231

11        Using the Paths Panel    253

12        Working with Layer Styles        273

13        Getting Creative with Type        295

14        Manipulating Images with Filters            319

15        Automating Your Work with Actions    347

16        Controlling Image Output          369

17        Working with Automate Commands      397

18        Managing Color from Monitor to Print  413

19        Designing for the Web and Devices       435

20        Extending Photoshop    469

21        Working Together with Adobe Programs          487

W        Workshops: Putting It All Together       503

Index    531


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