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Changing the Location of the Transformation Values in Photoshop CC

To change the location of the heads-up display (HUD), choose Preferences > Interface and, under Show Transformation Values, choose between Top Left, Top Right, Bottom Left, Bottom Right or Never (to hide them).

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Viewing and Hiding Extras in Photoshop CC

Command + H (Mac) | Control + H (Win) can be used to quickly toggle between viewing and hiding a variety of items in Photoshop including selections, paths, guides, grids and more.

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Floating and Cascading Documents in Photoshop CC

Discover how to work with Floating documents in Photoshop.

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Hiding Menus in Photoshop CC

Discover how to hide and show the visibility of menu item in Photoshop.

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Viewing Images in Lightroom Classic

Discover how to navigate between Grid, Loupe, and zoom views in Lightroom Classic.

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Renaming Items in Panels in Photoshop CC

To rename items in a panel (such as a color swatch, Action, Layer comp etc.), use the panel’s fly-out menu to view the panel by list.

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Auto-Show Hidden Panels in Photoshop CC

Tapping the Tab key in Photoshop will hide the Toolbar as well as panels. Tapping again displays them. Adding the Shift key will hide only the panels.

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Auto-Collapse Iconic Panels in Photoshop CC

There is a little known feature that can help automatically show and hide panels when working in Photoshop CC: Auto-Collapse Iconic Panels.

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Different Default Workspace in Photoshop CC

The default configuration of panels in Photoshop (the Essentials Workspace) is different depending on the resolution of the monitor. On higher resolution monitors, Photoshop displays two columns of panels.

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Creating a Custom Workspace in Photoshop CC

Most people typically use a subset of the many panels that Photoshop has to offer at any given time. For example, if you are color correcting an image, then you may want the Info, Histogram and Layers panels showing but if you are recording actions to help

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Cycle Through Open (Tabbed) Documents in Photoshop CC

Use either of these shortcuts to cycle through open, tabbed documents in Photoshop:

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Resetting Tool Options in Photoshop CC

Control -click (Mac) | Right -click (Win) the tool icon in the Options bar (officially called the Tool Preset Picker) and choose Reset Tool or Reset All Tools to set the tool options (found in the Options bar) to their default state. 

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Increasing Photoshop CC’s Font Size 

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Choosing a Color Theme in Photoshop CC

There are four “Color Themes” or levels of brightness that you can choose to display Photoshop’s interface. By default, the second-to-most dark theme is selected.

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