Common ways to zoom


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Common ways to zoom

In this exercise, I am going to show you few common ways to zoom inside of Photoshop, both from the keyboard and using the Zoom tool. Now when you first open an image, such as Dark portrait.jpg, Photoshop goes ahead and zooms you out so that you can take in the entire image at a time. And it zooms you out to one of its predefined increments, which means you're very likely to see an awful lot of drab gray pasteboard around the image, which of course is unconscionable waste of precious screen real estate. So pretty much the first thing you do after opening an image is zoom in on it to magnify it.

Now notice that Photoshop tells us the zoom ratio in the tab. So we can see it's 16.7%. We also see it's slightly more accurately represented down here in the lower left corner of the Image Window, plus, you see it up in the Applications Bar. So Photoshop is very keen to tell you the zoom ratio. What it doesn't tell you is what that means. So 16.7% is one-sixth, which means that w...

Common ways to zoom
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Common ways to zoom provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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