Everyday modifiers for Free Transform


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Everyday modifiers for Free Transform

All right, let's cover some Free Transform shortcuts. Something you'll do a lot of, working with layers, and resizing them, and rotating them and what not. So I have got this small layer selected here. I have got a big one, which we'll deal with later, but I have got a small layer. I'm going to do Command+T, Ctrl+T. That opens up the Free Transform mode. It puts a bounding box around our image or the layer contents, whatever that happens to be. So if I wanted to scale this, of course, just grab a corner handle and start dragging. This let's me scale freeform here. If I want to do it proportionally of course hold the Shift key down and that will scale it proportionally.

If I let go of the Shift key and I hold down the Option key or the Alt key that will scale from the center. If I want to scale and do it from the center proportionally at the same time hold down Shift and Option, or Shift+Alt, and now I'll scale and center proportionally at the same time. If you ...

Everyday modifiers for Free Transform
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Everyday modifiers for Free Transform provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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