Adobe Photoshop Elements

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Search Captions and Notes in Photoshop Elements 10

When captions or notes are added to files, you can search for the caption name, contents of a note, or both by selecting the Find→By Caption or Note command the selecting the appropriate options. [more…]

Search Photos by Faces in Photoshop Elements 10

Searching for people (and recognizing faces) actually produces a two-fold result. You can use the menu command found at Find→People for Tagging that first results in the Organizer displaying head shots [more…]

Use Stacks and Hide Files in Photoshop Elements 10 Organizer

With a simple menu command, you can mark selected files in the Organizer as hidden. Select files you want to hide, and from either the Edit menu or a contextual menu, choose Visibility→Mark as Hidden. [more…]

Create Versions in Photoshop Elements 10 Organizer

Versions are similar to stacks, but you create versions from only one file. You can edit an image and save both the edited version and the original as a version set. Also, you can make additional edits [more…]

Get to Know the Photoshop Elements 10 Organizer Window

To begin using Photoshop Elements 10, you need an overall view of the Organizer and the various panels associated with it. Here is a glimpse of the Organizer workspace. [more…]

Create and View Keyword Tags in Photoshop Elements 10

Elements provides you with a great opportunity for organizing files, in the form of keyword tags. After you acquire your images in the Organizer, you can sort them out and add keyword tags according to [more…]

Work with Keyword Tags in Photoshop Elements 10

By default, new keyword tags appear with no image icon represented in the Keyword Tag item listed in the Keyword Tags panel. When you first create a keyword tag, a button appears labeled Edit Icon. If [more…]

TIFF File Format in Photoshop Elements 10

TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) is the most common format used by graphic designers. TIFF (*.TIF, *.TIFF) is generally used for importing images in professional layout programs, such as Adobe InDesign [more…]

Create an Album in Photoshop Elements 10

Creating keyword tags and assigning tags to photos helps you organize a collection of photos, and subcategories help you break down a collection into additional categories. With albums and star ratings [more…]

Create a Smart Album in Photoshop Elements 10

You can perform a search based on a number of different criteria. The Smart Album feature enables you to save the search results in an album. After you have all the files shown in the Organizer based on [more…]

Create an Album Category in Photoshop Elements 10

The Albums panel contains all the albums and smart albums you create in an organized list. By default, the albums are listed in alphabetical order. If you add many albums to the panel, the list can be [more…]

Pixels and Photoshop Elements 10 Images

Files you open in Elements are composed of millions of tiny, square pixels. Each pixel has one, and only one, color value. The arrangement of the pixels of different shades and colors creates an illusion [more…]

Image Resolution and Dimensions in Photoshop Elements 10

The number of pixels in a file determines its image resolution. If you have 72 pixels across a 1-inch horizontal line, your image resolution is 72 pixels per inch [more…]

Change Image Size and Resolution in Photoshop Elements 10

You can change an image’s size and resolution in a couple different ways. One method is cropping images. You can use the Crop tool with or without resampling images. Another method is using the Image Size [more…]

Results of Resampling Photoshop Elements 10 Images

In some cases, images are too large, and you need to reduce their resolution and physical size. In other cases, you might need a higher resolution to output your images at larger sizes. This method of [more…]

Choose Print or Onscreen Resolution for Photoshop Elements 10 Images

The importance of resolution in your Elements work is paramount to printing files. 72-ppi images can be forgiving, and you can get many of your large files scrunched down to 72 ppi for websites and slide [more…]

Color Modes in Photoshop Elements 10

Regardless of what output you prepare your files for, you need to consider color mode and file format. RGB (red, green, and blue) color mode is what you use to prepare color files for printing on your [more…]

Convert Images from RGB to Bitmap Mode in Photoshop Elements 10

Bitmap mode is most commonly used in printing line art, such as black-and-white logos, illustrations, or black-and-white effects that you create from your RGB images. Also, you can scan your analog signature [more…]

Convert Images from RGB to Grayscale in Photoshop Elements 10

You don’t have to give up your color data when converting images to grayscale. Using the Image→Mode→Grayscale menu command removes all the color from the pixels. As an alternative for converting images [more…]

Convert Photoshop Elements 10 Images to Indexed Color Mode

Indexed Color is a mode you use occasionally with web graphics, such as saving in GIF or PNG-8 format. When saving indexed color images, you can create smaller file sizes than RGB that are ideal for using [more…]

Save/Save As Dialog Box in Photoshop Elements 10

In most any program, the Save (or Save As) dialog box is a familiar place where you make choices about the file to be saved. With Save As, you can save a duplicate copy of your image, or save a modified [more…]

Save Photoshop Elements 10 Images for the Web

When you want to prepare photos for web browsers and for onscreen viewing such as interactive PDF files, you can optimize the images by choosing the File→Save For Web command. After opening a file in Full [more…]

File Formats Supported in Photoshop Elements 10

When you save files in Elements, you need to pick a file format in the Format drop-down menu found in both the Save and Save As dialog boxes.

When you choose from the different format options, keep the [more…]

Photoshop, BMP, and CompuServe GIF File Formats in Photoshop Elements 10

Many different file formats are available in Photoshop Element but you probably will want to use only a few. Among the most popular formats are Photoshop [more…]

Photo Project Format and Photoshop EPS File Formats in Photoshop Elements 10

Many different file formats are available in Photoshop Element but you probably will want to use only a few. Among the most common formats are Photo Project Format [more…]

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