Viewing the image at print size


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Viewing the image at print size

In this exercise I'm going to show you how to preview the size of which your image will print, which is useful for gauging things like Sharpness and Detail and whether you're going to lose something in the image, because it's going to get too tiny or whether it's a defect that's going to be glaringly obvious. Now it does take a little bit of effort in order to preview the print size, which may seem strange, because if you go up to the View menu, there is a Print Size command and I think so highly of it that I gave it a keyboard shortcut of Ctrl+Alt+0 or Command+Option+0 on the Mac.

So that gives, well, the problem is that when you choose the command you don't get the right results, it basically malfunctions. If you were to print the image, you would see that it's nowhere near the size. Basically the image on screen is smaller than the image you'll print. Well, how can I be so sure? Go up o the Image menu and choose the Image Size command or press Ctrl+Alt...

Viewing the image at print size
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Viewing the image at print size provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

Subjects:
Design Photography
Software:
Photoshop
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