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Photoshop CS at Your Fingertips: Get In, Get Out, Get Exactly What You Need

Photoshop CS at Your Fingertips: Get In, Get Out, Get Exactly What You Need

Jason Cranford Teague, Walt Dietrich

ISBN: 978-0-782-15090-2

Feb 2006

571 pages

Select type: E-Book



Fast Answers at Your Fingertips

Photoshop CS at Your Fingertips is the first ever task-based reference to Photoshop. Every page of this critically acclaimed guide is focused on giving you immediate access to the information you need to get your work done.

Inside you'll find:

  • Complete coverage of every aspect of Photoshop CS, from image correction and manipulation to printing to web design
  • An intuitive organization that lets you search according to what you want to do
  • Clear, step-by-step instructions
  • At-a-glance shortcuts and time-saving tips
  • A visual reference to the Photoshop CS interface

This groundbreaking book was written by expert authors who share inside knowledge accumulated over years of intensive Photoshop use. Whatever your field or level of experience, you've found the Photoshop reference you've been waiting for.



CHAPTER 1 Interface Overview.

CHAPTER 2 Menus.

CHAPTER 3 The Tools.

CHAPTER 4 Palettes.

CHAPTER 5 Presets and Preferences.


CHAPTER 6 Starting and Savings Images.

CHAPTER 7 Working with the Image, Canvas, and View.

CHAPTER 8 Managing Color and Image Mode.

CHAPTER 9 Selecting and Moving Image Content.

CHAPTER 10 Layering Images.

CHAPTER 11 Masking Layers.

CHAPTER 12 Working with Colors, Gradients, and Patterns.

CHAPTER 13 Painting in Images.

CHAPTER 14 Filtering Images.

CHAPTER 15 Adding Layer Styles.

CHAPTER 16 Drawing Paths and Shapes.

CHAPTER 17 Typography.

CHAPTER 18 Automation and Workgroups.


CHAPTER 19 Working with Digital Photos.

CHAPTER 20 Working with Digital Video.

CHAPTER 21 Image Compositing.

CHAPTER 22 Making Image Adjustments.


CHAPTER 23 Designing for Print.

CHAPTER 24 Preparing Images for Print.

CHAPTER 25 Saving, Proofing, and Sending to Print.


CHAPTER 26 Working With ImageReady.

CHAPTER 27 Designing for the Web.

CHAPTER 28 Designing Web Elements.

CHAPTER 29 Outputting for the Web.

APPENDIX What?s New in Photoshop CS and ImageReady CS.