Basic Menu Options in Adobe
Adobe CS4, like any software, gives you menu options to open, close, and save. Menu options also enable you to import, export, and undo, in addition to other basic commands. Here’s a table that shows common options and what they do.
|Option||How It’s Used|
|New||Creates a new document in the native file format.|
|Open||Opens a dialog box where you can choose a (supported) file on
your hard drive or a disk to open.
|Close||Closes the current document; if you have unsaved changes,
you’re prompted to save those changes first.
|Save||Saves the changes you’ve made to the current
|Save As||Saves a new copy of the current document.|
|Place or Import||Imports a file, such as an image or a sound file, into the
|Export||Exports the current data to a specified file format. You can
sometimes select several different kinds of file formats to save
the current data in.
|Copy||Copies the currently selected data onto the computer’s
|Paste||Pastes the data from the Clipboard into the current
|Undo||Undoes the most recent thing you did in the program.|
|Redo||Redoes the steps that you applied the Undo command to.|
|Zoom In||Magnifies the document so that you can view and edit the
|Zoom Out||Scales the view smaller so that you can see more of the
document at once.
|Help||Opens the help documentation for the current program.|