Permitting the user to change settings


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Permitting the user to change settings

All right, now let's say we want to create a variation on our action that gives the user control over its behavior. Specifically, I think someone using this action ought to be able to adjust the amount of sharpness applied, because as you well know by now, sharpening is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Some images need more, some less, and so I think the simplest way to present this information to somebody playing this action is using the Fade dialog box. So in other words, right at the end of the action, the Fade dialog box should come up onscreen, the user can change the Opacity value, click OK, and they're done. But that means we need to make sure that we provide more than enough sharpening, because you can't go higher than 100% inside the Fade dialog box.

So we don't want somebody sitting there going, well, I applied 100% sharpening, but my image still isn't sharp enough. So, we're going to have to goose up that Smart Sharpen operation right there, so that ...

Permitting the user to change settings
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Permitting the user to change settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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