Note that, for image manipulation, Photoshop has a plethora of tools that you can use in either a standard or creative tool bar window to create various effects. In particular, there are some tools — especially the Transform or move tools — that may prove difficult to learn with Photoshop CS6 unless you have the software properly calibrated on your system.
In the following sections, you see the standard Photoshop window and tools, as well as the additional tools you get with the Photoshop Creative Suite.
Using Photoshop’s standard tools
In Photoshop CS6, you start a new document by pressing the New Layer button, shown in the margin here. You then proceed to drag the selection tool from the toolbox over the image area, a process that converts the area to a selection. (Chapter 2 has more information on selections.)
In this book, I explain how you can edit the contents of a layer, change a layer’s attributes such as the layer’s blend mode and opacity, and create and delete layers. The following sections outline how to use these Photoshop tools.
Opening an image for editing
Photoshop CS6 allows you to open or import (refer to the sidebar “Importing an image”) your image and view it in the tool palette; this gives you a chance to decide whether you want to start out editing it or not. In addition, you can apply presets (settings) to your image. See the “Applying presets” section, later in this chapter, for more information on presets.
You can also adjust the view in Photoshop to suit your editing needs. For example, in Figure 5-3, the Brush tool is active, and you see the ruler in the image window’s lower-right corner. You can adjust the ruler to move it to specific spots in the image. I discuss this functionality in the “Modifying layer attributes” section, later in this chapter.
**Figure 5-3:** Use the rulers to drag the ruler to adjust the view.
Modifying layer attributes
As you edit layers in Photoshop, the layer’s characteristics change. For example, you can change the layer’s blend mode from regular to multiply, which makes the entire image transparent. Each layer has some attributes that can be changed — layer opacity, the blending or transparency setting, and so on — based on the layers and objects you create on the layers. Adjusting these attributes enables you to create greater depth and complexity in your images. You have several options for adjusting these
If you’re just getting started in this world, you might be wondering where to get Photoshop Elements.
The exact price for Photoshop Elements varies from region to region, but you can expect to pay something in the neighborhood of $50 or $100 for the full version.
If you are looking to save money, you can sign up for the beginner’s version. It is usually priced at $9.99 and contains a few more tools than the full version.
I want to learn how to use Photoshop Elements for business, so I’m in the market for a license. Which Photoshop Elements package should I purchase?
If you are looking for a beginner’s version, the Photoshop Elements for the Web version is the right choice. It is well-suited to beginners and is priced around $20.
If you are looking for the complete package and want to use Photoshop Elements for more than just web editing, the Photoshop Elements Image Package is the right choice.
It contains all the basic tools, including all the professional version tools, but it is priced at around $200.
My goal in using Photoshop Elements is to make my images look better and share them with others on social media. What I should have?
The most beginner-friendly package for social media is the Photoshop Elements Social Package. It is priced at around $35 and contains all the basic tools to edit images and add filters.
If you have the time to learn how to use the tools, I recommend you start with the Photoshop Elements Student Edition. It is $14.99 and does not contain the professional version’s most powerful tools.
Finally, I recommend you consider the Photoshop Elements Photo Package if you are looking to use the package for commercial projects. It is an advanced package and has all the professional version’s tools, but it is priced around $65.
How can I download Photoshop Elements?
If you want to buy Photoshop Elements or are looking to buy a license, you will need to download the software from Adobe.
You will first need to visit the Adobe Store, navigate to a country that offers Adobe for sale and select Adobe Digital Editions.
You will then be asked to buy an Adobe ID. You will need to enter your credit card information to complete the purchase.
Next, you will be taken to the download page. If you are buying a license, you will need to select the subscription you want to pay for,
Preventing HTML table from mis-using column names as tags
A key problem we have is users can enter html into a form field, and then post this to a table with column names equal to the html tags they’ve used. This gives us a table that looks something like this:
Unfortunately the column names of the table, HTML tags, and the text content in the table cell are all identified as a single element by the browser, so a single browser action for the “delete” button will actually hit both tag and cell content.
I’d like to find a CSS property or technique to prevent this from happening so that we can track information about the column that was clicked on, without it being logged as the tag name. I know this is undesirable, but in some cases we do not have control over the data entry.
One approach that comes to mind is to work with PHP to check that these tag names only appear as tags when a ” tag is open, and when a ” tag is closed. But it seems as if there would be a better way.
Can anyone suggest anything to either prevent the data from being logged this way (preferably one that would affect future content in the ” field as well as data in the ” field), or a way to identify the tag name that was clicked on?
One nice approach is to use an HTML5 form.
Instead of or , use or
This will add the required attribute which will make the browser understand it is a required field.
Then you can be a bit less strict about what kind of user input.
HTML5 makes it easy to validate input
HTML5 Form Data Types
The present invention relates to an apparatus for producing and recording a sheet of thermal transfer or thermosensible recording paper.
There has heretofore been proposed a thermal transfer paper in which a polyester film carrier for carrying a dye layer on its back face side is laminated with
Necrotizing fasciitis: a review of recent epidemiology and clinical aspects.
To review current literature pertaining to the epidemiology and clinical aspects of necrotizing fasciitis (NF). An extensive MEDLINE search was conducted, with “necrotizing fasciitis” as the subject heading. Review of research articles in English, published between 1990 and 1996, was based on relevance to NF epidemiology and clinical aspects. Cross-references from these articles were also reviewed for additional references. There were 68 reviews and articles included in the review. The majority were published since 1995, with the most recent report published in 1996. Over the past decade, the incidence of NF has been increasing in North America and Europe, and has remained stable in the United States. While the incidence of NF is still much lower than that of cellulitis, NF is now the second most common cause of soft tissue infections. Recent studies also show an increase in the elderly population who develop NF, and a relative lack of the classic risk factors for NF. Recent studies indicate that the incidence of NF is increasing. Older populations and the increase in the elderly appear to be most strongly associated with NF.1. Field of the Invention
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In the medical field, a radiographic imaging apparatus for recording a radiographic image is popularly used to observe a part of the human body which cannot be directly observed. A radiographic imaging apparatus has a system in which radiation is emitted from a radiographic irradiation apparatus and is irradiated to a human body through a space between the human body and a radiation detector for detecting the radiation and converting it into an electric signal. Then, a radiographic image is obtained from the electric signal. In the radiographic image, an activity distribution or a nuclide distribution in the human body is observed.
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