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image editing and creation program

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 is an image editing and creation program. You can use Adobe Photoshop to scan pictures for newsletters, reports, web pages, and anything else involving images on your computer. Photoshop is a complex program and it is not meant for beginning users. You should have experience on a Macintosh or PC and web experience is helpful.

Adobe Photoshop is available on all Campus Macintoshes and the PCs in Mudd 104. In addition, copies are available on the Central Mac Server for Campus Use. If you do not know how to access the Campus Mac Server then please see document number MAC 18 An Introduction to the Macintosh Operating System 8.5.1.

Contents
Introduction
What is Adobe Photoshop?
Important Concepts

    Pixels
    Resolution
    Color

Dealing With Mistakes

    The Undo Command
    Revert

The Photoshop Interface

    Menu Bar
    Toolbox
    Palettes

Getting Images Into Photoshop

    Opening an Image
    Scanning an Image
    Creating a New Image

The Toolbox

    Choosing Colors
    Foreground and Background Colors
    Eyedropper Tool
    Swatches Palette

Brushes
Painting Tools
Selecting

    Basic Selecting
    Marquee Tools
    Magic Wand

Image Editing

    Brightness and Contrast
    Variations

Blur and Sharpen

    Blur and Blur More
    Unsharp Mask

Image and Canvas Size

    Image Size
    Resolution
    Layers
    Creating a New Layer
    Moving and Copying Layers
    Flattening an Image
    Layer Transforming
    Rotating an Image
    Type Tools

Saving
Save a Copy as
Saving for the Web
GIFs
JPEGs

Getting Help
Built In Help
On-Line Help
User Services Help

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image editing and creation program