Preview: Working with images


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Preview: Working with images

Lion's Preview application serves not only as a way to view graphics and PDF files, but also as a light editor. We'll begin our look at Preview by examining how it works with image files. And here is a picture of my pet crab, Bill. Now the toolbar holds some handy tools. So I can zoom in and I can zoom out. When I'm zoomed in, I can use the Grab tool and then move the image around so I can better see what's on screen and focus on just the parts I want to see. Zoom out again.

We'll then move onto the Selection tools. You can select a portion of your image. I've got the Rectangular Selection tool here. Now what would I do with this thing? Well, one thing I might want to do is crop that image. So I select, go to Tools, and then choose Crop. And now I've got just that selection. I'll undo that by pressing Command +Z, bear an inch back down again. I can also do an elliptical selection.

Again, Command+K this time to crop, and I can crop it that way. I can use a Lasso whi...

Preview: Working with images
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Preview: Working with images provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

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Business
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Mac OS X
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