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CAD Fundamentals for Architecture by Elys John

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SETTING UP PHOTOSHOP

The first thing to consider when setting up a composite sheet is what paper size you intend to use. In Photoshop you can use the custom size option to do that.

USEFUL PAPER SIZES

Size

Height x width (mm)

Height x width (in)

4A0

2378 x 1682 mm

93.6 x 66.2 in

2A0

1682 x 1189 mm

66.2 x 46.8 in

A0

1189 x 841 mm

46.8 x 33.1 in

A1

841 x 594 mm

33.1 x 23.4 in

A2

594 x 420 mm

23.4 x 16.5 in

A3

420 x 297 mm

16.5 x 11.7 in

A4

297 x 210 mm

11.7 x 8.3 in

The Interface

The Tool palette contains all the tools need to draw and paint. The Windows menu offers you the chance to make automated adjustments. While using Photoshop you will get to know the The Layers palette very well. While there is much functionality in Photoshop, we only need a limited ...

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