Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video The status bar, part of Photoshop CS6 Quick Start for Photographers.
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When you have an image open in Photoshop, down below the image, you'll find a …Status bar, which contains a little bit of information about the photo. …On the left side of the Status bar, you'll see the zoom indicator. …This indicates what percentage zoom the image is currently set at. …So, for example, if I zoom in, you'll see that number go up and if zoom out you'll …see the number go down. This is also an interactive control. …I could type a specific value in that box if I wanted to, in order to set a …particular zoom setting. I'll go ahead and fit the image to the …available space though. We also have another area on the Status …bar that can display information about the image and here you can actually …specify which information you'd like to see.…
At the moment, I have document sizes and that indicates the size of the current …image if it is saved flattened. In other words, with no layers, with no …compression applied. To the right of the slash is the overall …file size, including layers. In this case, the image of course, …
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- Setting up your environment
- Color modes, bit depth, and image resolution
- The Histogram
- File formats
- Basic adjustments
- Output workflow
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