Enter a custom zoom value Photoshop CS6


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Entering a custom zoom value

In this movie, I'll show you your final zoom option which is to dial in a custom zoom value, which is great for establishing a wide, centered view. When I first opened this image in this particular screen, it comes in at 16.7%, which is just too far away. If I press Ctrl+0 or Command+0 on the Mac to fit the image to the screen, you can see that Photoshop is conservative, leaving a fair amount of pasteboard around the edge which can be useful when you are trying to edit the image all the way to its perimeter.

But in my case, I don't want to see any of the pasteboard. If I press Ctrl++ or Command++ on the Mac, I go the next increment, 25% which ends up cutting off the side of the model's face. So I need to find something in between. I'll go ahead and press Ctrl+0 or Command+0 on the Mac to zoom back out. Notice you have this custom zoom value down here in the lower-left corner of the Image window, so you can dial with your own value. For example, I'll enter 20% and then ...

Entering a custom zoom value
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Entering a custom zoom value provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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