Tool presets


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Tool presets

So one way to really save yourself some time is if you find that you're doing the same type of thing with a given tool over and over and over again, repeatedly, you might consider creating a tool preset for that. So, for instance, if you're always cropping in at 4x6 at 300 DPI or using a particular font and a particular type, size and color, in combination with the Type tool, you might want to capture those settings. So under the Window menu, there's a panel called Tool Presets, and this is a separate panel that lists any saved presets for a particular tool. Now Photoshop ships with some default tool presets and you can discover those by just clicking to a different tool and seeing if there is any presets for that particular tool. So if I get to the Crop tool, you'll see that there are some presets specifically for the Crop tool.

Now if you click on one of these presets, you'll see it populates the tool options in the Options bar with those same settings. Currently, ...

Tool presets
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Tool presets 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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