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Merging history states

Merging history states: Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: The Essentials
Merging history states: Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: The Essentials

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Skill Level Beginner
8h 42m
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Q: When opening an image in Photoshop, the image covers all the toolbars. This does not happen in the training video. What is causing the photos to open in this manner?

A: Photoshop will retain its last-open settings, which can cause problems when the image was saved on a larger display. Zooming in on the image will usually restore the settings.

Press Cmd+Plus (Mac) or Ctrl+Plus (Windows) to zoom in, then Cmd+minus (Ctrl+minus) to zoom out.

If that does not redraw the window, press Cmd+Option+plus (Mac) or Ctrl+Alt+plus (Windows) and then Cmd+Option+minus (Mac) or Ctrl+Alt+minus (Windows).

Pressing F to cycle through the the screen modes may also reveal the toolbars.

If all else fails, quit the program and restart while pressing all the modifier keys (Cmd+Shift+Option on Mac, Ctrl+Shift+Alt on Windows) to reset preferences.

Skills covered in this course
Design Photography Photoshop

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