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Photoshop Elements 13 All-in-One For Dummies by Barbara Obermeier

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Chapter 1

Creating, Undoing, and Saving Images

In This Chapter

arrow Opening existing image files in the Editor

arrow Creating a new image from scratch

arrow Creating a new image from data copied to the Clipboard

arrow Unraveling errors with Elements’ undo features

arrow Saving an image

arrow Closing an image versus quitting a workspace

To edit an image, your first step is to open an existing image or create a new one. It sounds simple, and it is. The same goes for saving images: Many times, you can just choose your favorite way of invoking the Save command that you find in almost any program. So why did we write a whole chapter about creating and saving images? Here are two reasons:

  • First of all, Elements is packed with specialized tools. You’ll find it helpful to know what commands and tools are at your disposal for opening, creating, and saving images. The primary focus of this chapter is introducing you to these ...

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