Setting preferences


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Setting preferences

Photoshop's preferences control how some basic functions work under the hood. You can get right down in there, and change the preferences to your liking. Let me show you how to access preferences and suggest some preference settings that you might want to change in your copy of Photoshop. To open preferences, I'm going to go to the Photoshop menu on a Mac or the Edit menu on a PC, and I am going to choose Preferences and then I'll choose General. In the column on the left, there are categories of preferences. Let's take a look at the Interface Preferences here in the column on the left, and there is a preference that I sometimes change here.

That's the one for showing tooltips. A tooltip is the little yellow box that pops up when you hover over a tool or a command. Tooltips can be useful when you're first learning Photoshop, but as you get better at the program, they sometimes interfere or distract. So you may want to turn them off by unchecking this field. And i...

Setting preferences
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Setting preferences provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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