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Old 06 June 2005   #16
great thread and contributions! Picked up a bunch of new tricks
 
Old 06 June 2005   #17
TIP : Always wanted to delete a layer without dragging it to the bin ?

In CS (other versions don't have custom shortcuts I believe) you can assign a shortcut for layer deletion. I use CTRL-F5. If you also use the *ALT* key while pressing your shortcut, which disables the dialogue box.
 
Old 06 June 2005   #18
Heh...

I've been looking for the brush zooming thingy for ages thanx!!
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Old 06 June 2005   #19
Not sure if its Old or New Tip

Just learned this a few weeks ago in my After Effects class.

Ctrl+Alt+z (PC) or Cmd+Alt+z (Macs) Allows you to do multiple undos versus just one backstep.

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Old 06 June 2005   #20
Originally Posted by tofumaster: thanks, i replaced number 33 with another tip.


Nice thread. Thanks
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Old 06 June 2005   #21
to use a layer as a mask for another layer, just put the second layer above the first one and alt+left click in the midle of the 2.

nice thread by the way
 
Old 06 June 2005   #22
Originally Posted by romeu: to use a layer as a mask for another layer, just put the second layer above the first one and alt+left click in the midle of the 2.

nice thread by the way


I think it's called group with previous layer, and you can alternatively do it by click Ctrl-G (or Ctrl-Shift-G will ungroup)

Tip 66 (or so) ctrl-click a layer thumbnail to select the layer transparency

Tip 67 to see what your layer mask looks like (and edit it), alt-click its thumbnail in the layers palette
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Old 06 June 2005   #23
press D to set fore/background to default colors

press X to switch foreground and background

id like a shortcut for Brightness/contrast adjusment :P
 
Old 06 June 2005   #24
Did anyone see this pic before in PS.
to see it press Ctrl + Alt and from Help menu choose About Photoshop.

i'm waiting for anything new from our members
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Old 06 June 2005   #25
Thanks that helps.
 
Old 06 June 2005   #26
heres another good trick to add to the list


When using Polygon laso tool hold shift to make a perfect line, it goes every 30 degrees
 
Old 06 June 2005   #27
You can do a shortcut to brightness/contrast by using actions and "select menu item" from the palette menu when in record mode - I set mine to F2
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Old 06 June 2005   #28
#53 revised

Originally Posted by rickmann: 53. When you have a brush selected, using [ or ] will scroll up or down that brush list.
Not quite, though I too believed it for a long time. Instead, it actually seems to resize the current brush from the current "master" pattern, rather than moving up and down the brush palette. Try it with a custom brush, rather than a circular splat -- it will be very clear what happens.
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Old 06 June 2005   #29
Im using Photoshop CS2 and recently found that you can select many layers using shift, and then press ctrl+g to group them into a folder....very practical

thanks for all the tips, now i have brightness/contrast in F4!!
 
Old 06 June 2005   #30
Originally Posted by VFX Follower: To make a new blank layer just press:

[Windows XP/2000] Ctrl+Alt+SHIFT+N

[MAC] CMD+Option+SHIFT+N

hope this helps,

JB...


actually ctrl+shft+n works just fine, no alt necessary
 
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