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Closing one image and closing all

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Presumably after you modify a graphic, you're going to want to close it which is And then if you wanted to cancel the save operation I'm now going to switch over to the

Closing one image and closing all

Presumably after you modify a graphic, you're going to want to close it which is why I'm going to end this chapter by showing you how closing and quitting work. And once again looking at my files inside Bridge. I've already got the tiff and jpeg files open inside Photoshop. I'm going to open the psd document as well by double clicking on it. And I'm going to get that alert message telling me I'm missing the fonts. Doesn't matter, unless you want to edit that text. So I'll just go ahead and click OK, and zoom on in.

And now I'm going to go back to Bridge and grab that png file by going up to the file menu and choosing browse in Bridge. And the reason I'm doing this is because if you installed Fireworks then Bridge is set up to go ahead and open PNG files in Fireworks by default. And here's how you change that. You can either just right click inside the image, choose open with and choose Photoshop. Or if you want these PNG files to open in Photoshop by default. Then you go up to the edit menu here on the PC and you choose the preferences command.

On a Mac you go to the bridge menu and choose preferences. Either way you have a keyboard shortcut of Ctrl + K on the PC, or Cmd + K on the Mac. Then over here in the left hand list switch to this option, file type associations. And you're going to have to scroll all the way down to the P's at which point. You'll see the portable network graphics format, and you want to change that from Fireworks to Photoshop and then go ahead and click the OK button.

And now if you double-click on welcome.png, then it opens automatically. Inside Photoshop. Now, let's say we decide to make some changes here. I'll switch back to the welcome.tif file. And I'll go up the Image menu, choose adjustments, and choose one of the more fun commands. Hue saturation, which allows you to rotate the colors inside the image, as you're seeing here. I'm going to go ahead and send the colors to purple by taking this hue value to +9, and then I'll click OK now, let's say, at this point, I want to close the image.

Obviously, I can click on the little close box, up here in the title tab, or in the title bar. Or I can go up to the file menu, and choose the close command. Which has a shortcut of control W or command W on the Mac. At which point, I'll get an alert method. Because, after all, I have some unsaved changes. And any time you have unsaved changes inside Photoshop. You'll see a little asterisk after the filename, all the way after, outside the little parentheses here, and that indicates that you've done something to the file that has not been saved.

Now if you want to save the changes, you click on the Yes button here on the PC. Or the, or the save button on the Mac. If you don't want to save your changes, then you click on the no button here on the PC or the don't save button on the Mac. And then if you wanted to cancel the save operation you would just go ahead and click on the cancel button. Or press the Escape key and that's what I'm going to do in this case. Because for now I want to keep the file open. I'm now going to switch over to the welcome.jpg file here and notice underneath the close command here in the file menu, you've got this guy close and go to Bridge.

Which is not only going to close the image, in this case there are no unsaved changes but it's going to switch me back over to Bridge as well. To return to Photoshop, you just go ahead and click on the boomerang icon, which takes you back to the last used creative cloud application. Alright let's make changes to the other open files. I'll switch over to welcome.psd here and I'm just going to turn off a layer. And then turn it back on by clicking on the eyeball icon here. And that's considered a save-able change in Photoshop, which is why we now have an asterisk after the file name.

And now go over to the png graphic, and this time we'll go out to the image menu. And choose the invert command, just for the sake of variety here, then we end up with this effect here. Now, let's say I want to close every single one of these files. Then I go up to the file menu and choose the close all command, at which point I'm going to get this alert message asking me if I want to save the changes to the front file here. And let's say I don't want to save any of the changes. I want to click no, but I don't want to have to click no, three times in a row.

In that case, you just go ahead and turn on the reply to all check box, and then click whatever button you want. In my case I'm going to click the no button here on the PC, that would be the don't save button on a Mac. And that goes ahead and closes all the files, without saving them, in a single operation. Now if you want to quit Photoshop,. Then you go up to the file menu and you choose the exit command on the Mac, you go to the Photoshop menu and choose the quit command. In both cases you have a keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Q for quite and Command+Q on the Mac.

And that will go ahead and quit Photoshop and return you to the last used application, which in my case is Bridge. And we'll see that none of the files has been modified. And that's how you close one or more files with and without saving the changes, as well as exit Photoshop.

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Photoshop CC One-on-One: Fundamentals

102 video lessons · 21199 viewers

Deke McClelland

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  1. 35m 44s
    1. Welcome to One-on-One
      1m 51s
    2. Opening from the Windows desktop on Windows 8 NEW
      6m 16s
    3. Opening from the Windows desktop on Windows 7 or earlier UPDATED
      5m 48s
    4. Opening from the Macintosh Finder UPDATED
      7m 10s
    5. Opening from Photoshop or Bridge
      3m 52s
    6. Opening through Camera Raw
      5m 11s
    7. Closing one image and closing all UPDATED
      5m 36s
  2. 52m 47s
    1. Navigating your image
    2. The dark vs. the light interface UPDATED
      6m 2s
    3. Navigating tabs and windows
      4m 32s
    4. Panels and workspaces
      6m 20s
    5. Zooming incrementally
      6m 22s
    6. Zooming continuously
      2m 43s
    7. Entering a custom zoom value
      2m 25s
    8. Scrolling and panning images
      2m 31s
    9. Rotating and resetting the view
      2m 11s
    10. Cycling between screen modes
      3m 10s
    11. Using the Navigator panel
      3m 38s
    12. Using Retina and HiDPI displays
      4m 3s
    13. Adjusting a few screen preferences UPDATED
      8m 10s
  3. 1h 2m
    1. Digital imaging fundamentals
      1m 45s
    2. Image size and resolution
      6m 34s
    3. The Image Size command
      6m 9s
    4. Common resolution standards
      4m 7s
    5. Upsampling vs. real pixels
      7m 59s
    6. Changing the print size
      8m 15s
    7. Downsampling for print
      5m 14s
    8. Downsampling for email
      6m 22s
    9. The interpolation settings
      6m 40s
    10. Downsampling advice
      5m 5s
    11. Upsampling advice
      4m 15s
  4. 53m 20s
    1. The layered composition
      1m 40s
    2. Introducing the Layers panel
      4m 12s
    3. Adding, scaling, and aligning layers
      5m 27s
    4. Dragging and dropping layers
      4m 36s
    5. Stack, reveal, and rename
      3m 1s
    6. Opacity, history, and blend mode
      6m 5s
    7. Duplicating a selected portion of a layer
      5m 32s
    8. Applying a clipping mask
      3m 58s
    9. Blending inside a clipping mask
      4m 10s
    10. Finishing off your artwork
      3m 13s
    11. Creating a new layer and background
      4m 24s
    12. Layering tips and tricks
      7m 2s
  5. 26m 13s
    1. The art of the save
    2. Four things to know about saving UPDATED
      5m 59s
    3. Saving layers to PSD
      6m 34s
    4. Saving print images to TIFF
      4m 48s
    5. Saving an interactive image to PNG
      3m 40s
    6. Saving a flat photo to JPEG
      4m 18s
  6. 32m 16s
    1. Honing in on your image
      1m 43s
    2. The new and improved Crop tool
      4m 35s
    3. Editing your last crop
      6m 29s
    4. Cropping to a specific ratio or size
      5m 57s
    5. Straightening a crooked image
      4m 44s
    6. Filling in missing details UPDATED
      6m 44s
    7. Using the Perspective Crop tool
      2m 4s
  7. 44m 51s
    1. First, there is brightness
      2m 12s
    2. How luminance works
      4m 18s
    3. The three Auto commands
      3m 27s
    4. Automatic brightness and contrast
      6m 5s
    5. The Brightness/Contrast command
      2m 47s
    6. The dynamic adjustment layer
      4m 4s
    7. Editing adjustment layers
      3m 52s
    8. Isolating an adjustment with a layer mask
      3m 31s
    9. Introducing the histogram
      4m 58s
    10. Measuring an adjustment
      3m 34s
    11. Using the Shadows/Highlights command
      6m 3s
  8. 44m 33s
    1. And second, there is color
      1m 31s
    2. Identifying a color cast UPDATED
      3m 34s
    3. Correcting a color cast automatically
      3m 57s
    4. Changing the color balance
      6m 10s
    5. Compensating with Photo Filter
      3m 11s
    6. Adjusting color intensity with Vibrance
      3m 29s
    7. Correcting color casts in Camera Raw
      5m 46s
    8. The Hue/Saturation command
      5m 26s
    9. Summoning colors where none exist
      4m 8s
    10. Making more color with Vibrance
      4m 27s
    11. Making a quick-and-dirty sepia tone
      2m 54s
  9. 55m 46s
    1. Making selective modifications
      1m 10s
    2. The geometric Marquee tools
      6m 1s
    3. Aligning one image element to another
      4m 59s
    4. The freeform Lasso tools
      3m 59s
    5. The Polygonal Lasso tool and Quick Mask
      5m 19s
    6. Cropping one selection inside another UPDATED
      6m 15s
    7. Creating rays of light
      4m 44s
    8. Quick Selection and Similar
      4m 11s
    9. Making it better with Refine Edge
      4m 56s
    10. Integrating image elements
      2m 39s
    11. Magic Wand and Grow
      5m 17s
    12. Refine, integrate, and complete
      6m 16s
  10. 53m 48s
    1. Your best face forward
      1m 0s
    2. Content-Aware Fill UPDATED
      6m 11s
    3. Using the Spot Healing Brush
      5m 36s
    4. The more capable "standard" Healing Brush UPDATED
      5m 55s
    5. Meet the Clone Source panel
      3m 53s
    6. Caps Lock and Fade
      4m 57s
    7. The Dodge and Burn tools UPDATED
      5m 1s
    8. Adjusting color with the Brush tool UPDATED
      6m 35s
    9. Smoothing skin textures UPDATED
      5m 57s
    10. Brightening teeth
      4m 0s
    11. Intensifying eyes UPDATED
      4m 43s
  11. 49s
    1. Until next time UPDATED

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