Measuring and setting screen resolution


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Measuring and setting screen resolution

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to measure the size of your screen, believe it or not, the physical size of your screen. You need to do that. Then how to use those measurements to figure out your monitor's resolution, and then how to tell Photoshop what that monitor resolution is, so that this command right here is accurate, because right now it's totally inaccurate. It's absolutely random. The reason being, that Photoshop thinks the resolution of your screen is 72 pixels/inch, by default it thinks that. You can change it. Now, you'll sometimes hear that bandied about, that that's typical everyday, average screen resolution, 72 pixels /inch, and I'm here to tell you, if somebody who presumes to be a computer authority shares that little bit of information with you, then please do me a favor and ignore everything else they say because that is complete malarkey. There is no such thing as a 72-pixel/inch monitor. There was once upon a time. Back in 1...

Measuring and setting screen resolution
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Measuring and setting screen resolution provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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