The Navigator and "bird's-eye" scrolling


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The Navigator and "bird's-eye" scrolling

In this exercise I'm going to show you a couple of ways to navigate to a very specific portion of an image inside Photoshop. One using the obvious Navigator panel, and the other using a much less obvious but more practical technique in my opinion, that Adobe now calls Contextualized Panning, but originally they called it Birdseye. So here I am inside the Water drops.jpg file. I happen to be in the upper right corner of the image zoomed in at 100%. Now let's say I want to go to one of those droplets that I can see in the Layers panel thumbnail.

Well, I could press the Spacebar to get my Hand tool and I can drag my way or toss my way over there. But here's another way to do it, if you want to go right to a specific location. Go to the Window menu and choose the Navigator command to bring up the Navigator panel. Now in my case it's doing this thing where it's a tiny little icon with the Navigator panel hanging off of it, which is supposed to be a space-saving measure, but i...

The Navigator and "bird's-eye" scrolling
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The Navigator and "bird's-eye" scrolling provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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