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THE PHOTOSHOP CS2 HELP DESK BOOK by Dave Cross

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Chapter Four. Creating Flexible Documents

Okay, I admit it: I am a lazy person. If I can avoid working too hard, I will. If I can get away with doing less work, I will. Show me a way to save time so I can get back to the important task of doing nothing, and I’m all over that! That’s why I love using shortcuts in Photoshop—one quick keyboard command and I’ve saved a time-consuming trip to the menus. Oh, and you’ve gotta love pressing one key to activate a tool instead of dragging that mouse all the way across your screen!

That’s also why I’m a big believer in using the most flexible methods I can: to avoid having to re-do my Photoshop work. If I can use an adjustment layer to make a simple change when my client says “what would it look like in ...

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