Pan and Zoom Photoshop CS6


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Panning and zooming

Since zooming and panning around an image is one of the most common tasks, there's a variety of different ways to accomplish this in Photoshop. Let's start by taking a look at the Zoom tool and the Hand tool. If I tap the Z key, Photoshop will automatically select the Zoom tool, and if I tap the H key, it will select the Hand tool. I'll tap Z again to return back to the Zoom tool. Every time that I click with the Zoom tool by default, Photoshop will zoom in. You can see there's a little plus in the middle of the icon.

If I hold down the Option key or the Alt key, the plus turns to a minus and now I can go ahead and zoom out. If I click and hold over an area of my image, Photoshop will continue to zoom in until I let go of the mouse. You can see here I've zoomed in so far that we're seeing a pixel grid overlay. Now if I want to zoom out, I can click and drag to the left in order to zoom out, or I can click and drag to the right to zoom in. This is considered the Scr...

Panning and zooming
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Panning and zooming provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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