Saving custom default settings


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Saving custom default settings

Now let's say at this point I want to up the ante a little bit. By the way, I will be saving the results from the previous exercise as Shadowtype.psd found inside the 21_ layer_FX folder, as soon as I finish the following modification. Now let's say what I want is a kind of cast shadow effect, like the shadow is being cast by the letters on a glass door. Then with this text layer selected, I'd go up to the Edit menu, and I choose the Free Transform command, or press Ctrl+T, Cmd+T on the Mac.

Now I'll see these handles that are surrounding this bounding box. Now normally, dragging one of these handles would scale the text. However, if I press and hold the Ctrl key or the Cmd key on the Mac, and hover over one of handles, and then drag it, for example, like this left side handle right there, I'll skew the text as I am now. If I also press the Alt key or the Option key on the Mac, so I am now Ctrl+Alt+Dragging on the PC, or Cmd +Option+Dragging on the Mac, and as a result, I...

Saving custom default settings
Video duration: 6m 22s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Saving custom default settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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