How to Open Photoshop CS6 from the Windows Desktop


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Opening from the Windows desktop

In this movie, I'll show you how to open an image file inside Photoshop running under Windows. In the next movie, I'll show you how to do the very same thing on a Mac. Now if you're a Premium Member or you own a DVD version of this course, then you have access to my exercise files, and those are downloadable from the site by the way. Inside the exercise_files folder is a subfolder called 01_open_image. Inside that folder are three files called Welcome. They're really called Welcome.jpg, Welcome.psd and Welcome.tif.

Now JPEG, PSD and TIFF are the three primary imaging formats and we'll see why that is over time. But right now, I'd like you to be able to see those extensions. If you can't, then tap the Alt key which will bring up an old-school Windows menu. Then go ahead and click on Tools and chose Folder options. Inside the Folder Options dialog box, go ahead and switch to the View tab and then turn off the check box that says Hide extensions for known file t...

Opening from the Windows desktop
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Opening from the Windows desktop provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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