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Special Edition Using Adobe Photoshop 6 provides in-depth answers to your Photoshop questions. Learn how to maximize the synergy of the many Adobe applications and get the most out of Photoshop while spending less time at the computer. Real-world tips and tricks make the book applicable to everyday tasks. ImageReady 3, a Web graphics creation and optimization package new to users who skipped the 5.5 upgrade, is also covered. Special Edition Using Adobe Photoshop 6 offers complete coverage of Photoshop 6. Advanced issues include color management, new tools and features, such as more robust handling of vector artwork (allowing for easier control of lines, text, and paths from other Adobe applications). Learn to use the context-sensitive options bar that gives you faster access to the controls for each tool or object and better control of presets, allowing for more customizability of brushes, styles, and patterns.
I. WORKING WITH PHOTOSHOP.1. What's New in Version 6?
II. PHOTOSHOP'S IMAGE BUILDING BLOCKS.3. Creating Images in Layers.
III. AUTOMATING IMAGE PROCESSING AND SAVING IMAGES.11. Creating Effective Actions.
IV. THE IMAGE: FORMAT AND RESOLUTION.14. Choosing an Image Mode.
V. ACQUIRING THE DIGITAL IMAGE.17. Obtaining Source Images.
VI. COLOR HANDLING: USE, EVALUATION, AND CORRECTION.20. Evaluating Image Color.
VII. CLEANING, REPAIRING, AND ALTERING IMAGES.26. Approaching Image Corrections.
VIII. ENHANCING IMAGES.30. Working with Shadow and Light.
IX. CREATING SPECIAL EFFECTS.33. Type Effects.
X. CREATING AND USING WEB GRAPHICS.35. Working with Web Files.
XI. IMAGE PRINTING, OUTPUT, AND USE.37. Using Photoshop Images on Your Web Site.
XII. IMAGE PROTECTION AND STORAGE.41. Protecting Images.
XIII. APPENDIXES.Appendix A: General Digital Image Information.