New document tricks


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New document tricks

Okay Photoshopers, here are some power shortcuts for creating new documents. If I do Command+N, Ctrl+N, brings up the New Document dialog, pretty easy. But you will notice that every once in a while you get some weird interesting numbers and you are like where did those come from? Here it's showing me my new document is going to be 167x18 pixels and I'm like "ah, that doesn't make any sense." Because Photoshop assumes that the last thing you've copied to the Clipboard is what you want your new document to be sized at. Sometimes that's exactly what you want. Other times it could be an hour ago that you copied something to the Clipboard, so that doesn't make sense.

So I'm going to hit Escape to cancel that. We want to override that default desire to go back to the Clipboard as your new document setting. So the make better key is going to come to the rescue. We are going to do Command+Option+N or Ctrl+Alt +N and that brings up the New Document dialog an...

New document tricks
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New document tricks 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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