Adobe CS5 Basic Menu Options
Adobe CS5, like any software, gives you menu options to open, close, and save your files. Menu options also enable you to import and export documents and undo changes, in addition to other basic commands. Here’s a table that shows common Adobe CS5 options and what they do.
|Option||What You Can Do with It|
|New||Create a new document in the native file format.|
|Open||Open a dialog box where you can choose a (supported) file on
your hard drive or a disk to open.
|Close||Close the current document; if you have unsaved changes,
you’re prompted to save those changes first.
|Save||Save the changes you’ve made to the current
|Save As||Save a new copy of the current document.|
|Place or Import||Import a file, such as an image file or a sound file, into the
|Export||Export the current data to a specified file format. You can
sometimes select several different kinds of file formats for saving
the current data.
|Copy||Copy the selected data to the computer’s Clipboard.|
|Paste||Paste the data from the Clipboard into the current
|Undo||Undo the most recent operation you did in the program.|
|Redo||Repeat the steps you applied the Undo command to.|
|Zoom In||Magnify the document so that you can view and edit the contents
|Zoom Out||Scale the view smaller so that you can see more of the document
at a time.
|Help||Open the Help documentation for the current program.|