Join Taz Tally for an in-depth discussion in this video Customize tool options and presets, part of Customize Photoshop: A Practical Approach.
- [Voiceover] Early in the course in Chapter One,…we talked about some of the fundamentals of setting…presets for tools and how handy they could be.…Now I'd like to dive in, get a little bit deeper into the…weeds and show you really how important and helpful…using tool presets can be.…Every one of these tools that you see here…in Photoshop Tool panel, gives you the ability…to create tool presets, so I'm not gonna go over…all of them, but I'll show you…some of the tools that I use…and how I set up my presets and then you can…take that information, apply it to your own.…Couple of the tools that I use pretty regularly…are like this one right here, the Polygonal lasso tool…and typically, I like to have at least some feather and…and some anti-alias applied to the selection.…
So I'm gonna show you what I've done here.…When I click up here next to the tool…and the Tool options, you can see, I've created…three different presets.…One with one pixel and anti-alias,…two pixel and anti-alias.…Three pixel and anti-alias and it's very easy…
But if you're like many people, you're so busy using Photoshop that you don't have time to customize it. That's where this course comes in. Photographer and educator Taz Tally presents a practical approach to customizing Photoshop. Set aside a few minutes each day, watch a chapter, and work its insights into your Photoshop routine to help you work faster and smarter, allowing you to devote more time to your creative endeavors. By the end of the course, you'll be on your way to transforming your Photoshop experience—and you won't have missed any deadlines.
- Creating custom workspaces
- Building your own keyboard shortcuts
- Customizing views, tools, and options
- Adjusting import and export options
- Customizing panels: Layers, Adjustments, Histogram, and more
- Managing and synchronizing color settings
- Setting up soft and hard proofing
- Customizing print settings
- Creating Photoshop actions
- Using the Image Processor and actions together to automate exports