Fix the color
When opening opened existing graphics in Photoshop, web designers would have
noticed drastic color shifts. The new color management system used in Photoshop
reinterprets files by default. If you work with Web graphics, you need to turn
this feature off. Open File > Color Settings > Profile Setup. Uncheck RGB under
the embed profiles. Under assumed profiles, select non form the RGB dropdown.
Under profile Mismatch Handling, select Ignore.
Hold down Ctrl and Alt on the keyboard and click on Help > About Photoshop. When
the Strange cargo splash screen appears, type 'burp' and crate will open
slightly with the Big electric Cat peeking out. Type the cat's name - 'Udo' - to
hear him meow. Press Alt to speed up the scrolling credits. Scroll to the end of
the credits to see a name you may recognize. Strange Cargo and Big Electric Cat
were the code name for Photoshop 5 and 4 respectively, while they were in
Positioning Object in the Center
If you need to position an image in the center of the canvas, you don't need to
calculate image parameters and reorganize the image accordingly. All you have to
do is to cut the object and paste it back.
When the Scratch is Full
If you get a warning on the screen like 'You scratch disk is full', you can free
up some space by saving the file. However, Photoshop may not let you save it.
Create small file, say 3x3 pixels and save it in Photoshop format. Photoshop
will flush the scratch and you will be able to save the file that you are
Make a logo stamp
If you have on image that you use over and over again, such as a logo or
signature, you can make it into a brush, when you create custom brushes from
image files, Photoshop saves the image on your Brushes palette. Select the
image, click on the Menu arrow on the Brushes palette and select Define Brush.
The image now appears on the Brushes palette. You can use it just like any other
Save photo as Gifs
Photoshop has improved index color conversion, which allows higher quality
8-bit, 256-color conversions from 24-bit image. Although photographs are
normally saved as Jpeg images, the improved color conversion makes it worthwhile
to convert them to Gifs for Web use. This reduced file size while retaining
image quality. To save an image as Gif, click on File > Export > GIF89a Export
The new 3D Transform plug-in lets you work with 2D images as if they were solid
3D objects, so you can adjust the perspective on an image from straight-on to
various angles. click on Filter > Render > 3D Transform. Draw a wire-frame on
your image.. Use the Pan Camera and Trackball tools to manipulate the image
perspective and click OK.
Make it an Action item.
Actions automate routine tasks and save a lot of time, To create and Action,
click on the Menu arrow on the Action palette and click on New Action. Click
Record to start recording and carry out all the steps for the action. When you
finish, click on the Stop button on the Action palette. To repeat the Action,
select it and click on the Play button on the palette.
Make your images fit
The Fit image command resizes on image to fit within a given area without
altering its aspect ratio. Click on File > Automate > Fit Image. Enter a new
width or height and click Ok to resize the image.