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Photoshop Chapter 1
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09/06/2010

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Term
The ____ process adds new pixels to a photo to match those already there.
Definition
resampling
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Your installation of Photoshop may display rulers at the ____ of the document window.
Definition
top and left
Term
Photoshop displays some _________________________ commands that appear gray instead of black, which indicates they are not available for the current selection.
Definition
dimmed
Term
The Photoshop _________________________, located below the menu bar and options bar, is arranged to help you focus on creating and editing photos.
Definition
workspace
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A(n) ____ separates a file name and its extension.
Definition
period
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Photoshop CS3 is part of the Adobe ____ Suite.
Definition
Creative
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The options bar changes to reflect the tool currently selected on the _________________________.
Definition
tools palette
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Menus may display keyboard _________________________ that indicate keys you can press on the keyboard to perform the same tasks as clicking a command on the menu.
Definition
shortcuts
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When you point to many objects in the Photoshop window, such as a tool or button, Photoshop displays a ____.
Definition
tool tip
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Image editing software refers to computer programs that allow you to create and modify _________________________, or pictures in electronic form.
Definition
digital images
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_________________________ use a numerical method to determine how to display and print colors.
Definition
color modes
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The _________________________ is the portion of the document window that displays the photo or image.
Definition
display area
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One type of digital image is a digital _________________________, originally produced on light-sensitive film but now commonly captured and stored as a digitized array inside a camera.
Definition
photograph
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File _________________________ are identified by a three- or four-letter specification after the file name.
Definition
extensions
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The _________________________ displays the active open file.
Definition
document window
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As shown in the accompanying figure, the Photoshop ____ consists of a variety of components to make your work more efficient and photo documents more professional.
Definition
window
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A ____ is a decorative edge on a photo or a portion of a photo.
Definition
border
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The colored box in the Navigator palette is called the ____.
Definition
proxy view area
Term
A(n) _________________________ command does not currently display on a menu.
Definition
hidden
Term
If you make a mistake while dragging the cropping area and want to start over, you can press the ____ key, which cancels the selection.
Definition
ESC
Term
The _________________________ of the document window displays the name of the file.
Definition
title bar
Term
Which of the following may display in the message area.
Definition
all of the above
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Pressing the ____ key toggles the display of palettes, Tools palette, and options bar on and off.
Definition
TAB
Term
If you press and hold ____ when you click the menu name, all menu commands including hidden ones will display.
Definition
CTRL
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____ allows you to focus on certain parts of a photo.
Definition
Zooming
Term
A shortcut menu sometimes is known as a(n) ____ menu.
Definition
context
Term
Photoshop keeps track of all your edits in the ____ palette.
Definition
History
Term
Clicking the black _________________________ expands a palette group.
Definition
expand dock button
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On the left side of the workspace is the Photoshop _________________________, which includes the Move Tool and the Dodge Tool, for example.
Definition
tools palette
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A ____ is an individual dot of light that is the basic unit used to create digital images.
Definition
pixel
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The _________________________ palette is used to change quickly the view of artwork using a thumbnail display and to change magnification.
Definition
Navigation
Term
A(n) ____ in a Photoshop menu means the setting is currently used or displayed.
Definition
check mark
Term
To _________________________ a photo, you bring a copy of the file from the storage location to the screen where you can make changes to the photo.
Definition
open
Term
____ modes are the ways in which pixels in an image are affected by a color.
Definition
Blending
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When ____ follows a menu command, clicking that command will display a dialog box.
Definition
an ellipsis
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The ____ format is a compressed graphic format designed to minimize file size and electronic transfer time.
Definition
GIF
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The _________________________ is a special toolbar that displays the Photoshop menu names.
Definition
menu bar
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____ is a standard format used by photo hardware devices that supports many different color modes, and one that can be used on the Web.
Definition
JPG
Term
A(n) _________________________ refers to the internal characteristics of digital files; it designates the operational or structural characteristics of a file.
Definition
file type
Term
Photoshop uses a mathematical process called ____ when it changes the number of pixels.
Definition
interpolation
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A(n) _________________________ menu displays commands relevant to the active tool, selection, or palette.
Definition
context
Term
____ files can contain both bitmap and vector graphics.
Definition
EPS
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_________________________ refers to the percentage of enlargement or reduction on the screen.
Definition
magnification
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Clicking the _________________________ collapses a palette group.
Definition
Collapse to Icons button
Term
Each _________________________ contains a list of commands you can use to perform tasks such as opening, saving, printing, and editing photos.
Definition
menu
Term
____ is a flexible file format based on the PostScript imaging model that is cross-platform and cross-application.
Definition
PDF
Term
As shown in the accompanying figure, the _________________________ on the Tools palette, is used to drag or select the portion of the photo you wish to retain.
Definition
crop tool (C) button
Term
The gray work area, the options bar, and the palettes are referred to collectively as the _________________________.
Definition
workspace
Term
When you have a print copy of a picture that you wish to use in Photoshop, rather than a digital file stored on your computer, it sometimes is necessary to digitize the picture using a ____.
Definition
scanner
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The options bar also contains the _________________________ button that is clicked to access the file browsing and organization tool included with Photoshop.
Definition
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