Creating a blank file


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Creating a blank file

If the main thing that you do in Elements is work with your photographs, most of the time you'll be opening existing JPEG's and other files into Elements, but once in a while you may need to start a new file from scratch, and you can do that from here in the Full Edit Workspace. You'll need a new blank file from scratch, if you're creating buttons for a webpage or a logo made of graphics or text, or maybe a scrapbook page. To create a new blank file, I am going to go up to the File menu, choose New and go over to Blank File, or I could use this keyboard shortcut, Command+N. That opens the New dialog box.

In the Name field, the default Untitled name is highlighted, and I can type over that with a more meaningful name. I'll call this 'mynewfile', and I don't have to type an extension because when I save this document later, the extension will be added to the file automatically depending on which format I save it in. Next, I'll specify the dimensions of th...

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 Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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