Status bar tricks


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Status bar tricks

So I'm going to show you some tricks for a portion of the interface that a lot of people don't pay attention to and that's the Status bar down here at the bottom. By default, the Status bar in the document window shows you the file size of the document, both how big it is on disk and how big it is once it's opened in Photoshop. This Status bar appears regardless of the document is floating or if it's in a tabbed document. One trick is if you just click on the file size here, you actually get some additional information, so you can get the pixel dimensions and how many channels it has and the current resolution, so that's one bonus tip there.

But you can also change what's displayed in the Status bar. If you'll use the little fly-out menu, I'll show you a couple that are interesting in the Document Color Profile, you can see that and listed in the bottom as well, the Scratch Sizes if you're worried about running out of scratch disk space, this wil...

Status bar tricks
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Status bar tricks provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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