Creating a blank file


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Creating a blank file

If the main thing that you do in Elements is to work with the photographs then most of the time you'll be using existing files, JPEGs or other photographic files into the Editor, but once in a while you may need to start a new file from scratch. You'll need a new blank file if you're creating buttons for a webpage, for example, or if you're making a logo from graphics and text or maybe you're making a scrapbook page. Here's how to create a new blank file from scratch in Full Edit Mode of the Editor. That's done by going to the File menu, choosing New and choosing Blank File or using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+N . That opens the New dialog box.

In the Name field the default name Untitled is highlighted, so I'm just going to type over that with the more meaningful name. I'll call this mynewfile. I don't have to bother typing a file extension because later, after I create and maybe work in the file I'll save it in a particular format like JPEG or P...

Creating a blank file
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Creating a blank file provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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