How to Set Your Screen Resolution for Photoshop Sharpening


show more Setting your screen resolution provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4: Sharpening Images New Features show less
please wait ...

Setting your screen resolution

In the previous exercise you discovered the resolution of your screen. In this exercise, I am going to show you what to do with that information, but first I am going to tell you a little story here. If you go up to the file menu, and you choose the new command or you press Ctrl+N, Command+N on the Mac, you'll bring up a new dialog box, at which point you can choose from Presets. You can say, "Hey, I want to create a new image for the Web," in which case Photoshop is automatically going to set the resolution to 72 pixels per inch. Because it thinks that's what if other web applications need some sort of information to show off images properly on screen, then they are going to need 72 pixels per inch.

That's the reason it does it that way. Fair enough. But if you instead choose that you want to create a print image for US paper, let's say, then it's going to automatically change that resolution to 300 pixels per inch. And this is assuming that you're work...

Setting your screen resolution
Video duration: 3m 34s 58m 41s Intermediate

Viewers:

Setting your screen resolution provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4: Sharpening Images New Features

Subjects:
Design Photography
Software:
Photoshop
Author:
please wait ...