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Real World Adobe Photoshop CS3: Industrial-Strength Production Techniques by Bruce Fraser, Conrad Chavez, David Blatner

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Chapter 6. Essential Photoshop Tips and Tricks: Making Photoshop Fly

The biggest speed boost you can give to Photoshop is to accelerate your own productivity. If you get paid by the hour, rather than by the amount of work accomplished, you may want to skip this chapter. If you want to realize the full potential of Photoshop as a lean, mean, pixel-processing machine, read on! We’ll break you of the habit of choosing tools by clicking on their icons, and help you avoid those lengthy mouse voyages up to the menu bar.

Window Tips

As applications pile on the palettes and options, screen space remains a premium even as monitor sizes grow. Space is an even bigger challenge if you need to manage multiple windows. Use these tips to shuffle and stack windows ...

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