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The default measurement system inside Photoshop is actually set to inches, but there is a couple different ways to change that. You can change it on the fly. If I turn on my Rulers, Command+R, Ctrl+ R, you can see there it is. It's set to inches. If you right-click on any of the Ruler bars, either vertical or horizontal, you get a pop-up menu where you can actually change the measurement system right there. So if I want to switch to Pixels I can just right-click and choose that. And there you go. If I want to choose Inches or Points and Picas and sometimes I like choosing Percent, I'll talk about that in different movie why that's helpful, but anytime you want to change measurement system you just right-click on the Ruler Bar and then you get what you want. If you double-click on the ruler that opens Preferences and takes you to the Units & Rulers pane where you can actually specify the application default that you want it to be and then also the Screen Resolution and a couple other options there.
So right-click on the ruler to edit a pop-up menu to change a measurement system on the fly and double-click on the ruler to change the default measurement system. If you want it to always to be set to Pixels, you can change it there and click OK.
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