Adding Scale bars automatically


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Adding Scale bars automatically

Under the new Analysis menu in Photoshop CS3 Extended is the new Place Scale Marker option. If the image is calibrated, this is a fast method to add a simple line scale marker to an image. If you are following along with me, open 40x_25u.tif and Myo40x.tif both found in your Chapter 11 Exercise files. The first thing we are going to do is custom calibration from our 40x_25 that we then can use to apply to the Myo40 and have Photoshop add the scale measurement marker. We go to Analysis > Set Measurement Scale > Custom.

We use the Ruler tool that it automatically gives us to draw across four of the grids, holding down our Shift key so it's horizontal, and we make sure we match the edge of the line to the right hand side of the grid line so it matches our beginning point. We see our Pixel length is 405, our Logical Length, we want to make sure it's 100 and then Logical Units. We want to change this so that it's Mu, and on the Macintosh, you hold down the Option key and hit...

Adding Scale bars automatically
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Adding Scale bars automatically provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Eric Wexler as part of the Photoshop CS3 Extended for BioMedical Research

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