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Customize the Appearance of Screen Modes in Photoshop CC

Tapping the F key cycles through Photoshop’s three screen modes: Standard Screen Mode, Full Screen with Menu Bar and Full Screen Mode. 

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Quick Access to Document Information in Photoshop CC

By default, Photoshop displays the Document Size at the bottom of the document window in the Status Bar.

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Lightroom Classic – Import Compact View

In the Import dialog, tap the Backslash (\)  key to display the window in it’s “Compact” format for ease of use on subsequent imports. Tap it again to toggle to Expanded View or, click the small triangle in the lower left of the Import window.

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Lightroom Classic – Single -Click Expand / Collapse All Panels

Command -click (Mac) | Control -click (Win) a panel header to expand/collapse all panels with a single click. Or, Control -click (Mac) | Right -click (Win) on any panel header and choose Expand All / Collapse All from the list.

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Lightroom Classic – Hiding Unused Panels 

To toggle the visibility of a panel, Control -click (Mac) | Right -click (Win) on the panel header and select/deselect them from the list.

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Lightroom Classic – Working with Panels: Solo Mode

To only display the options for one panel at a time, Control -click (Mac) | Right -click (Win) on any panel header and select Solo Mode. 

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Resetting Dialog Boxes in Photoshop CC

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Entering Values and Navigating Text Edit Field in Photoshop

After selecting a tool, tap the Return key to quickly highlight the first text edit field in the Options bar. For example, selecting the Brush tool and then tapping the enter key will select the Opacity option.

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Photoshop CC’s Application Frame

By default, the Application Frame in Photoshop is enabled. On the Mac, it can be toggled off by selecting  Window > Application Frame, but I prefer  to leave it enabled for three reasons:

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Scrubby Sliders in Photoshop CC

Positioning the cursor over the text or icon next to a numeric entree field in the Options bar (and in most panels and dialog boxes) displays the “Scrubby Sliders” icon (a hand with small arrows pointing to the left and right).

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Adobe Announces Updates to Lightroom Classic v8.2 (12-2018)

I’m excited to announce several new features and enhancements to Lightroom Classic CC including: Custom Panel Order for the Develop Module, Auto-Import and Simultaneously Add to a Collection, Grid Snap in the Book module, updates to Presets & Profiles and more!

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Photoshop CC 2019 Essential Training: Basics – Live on LinkedIn | Lynda.com

In this course, Julieanne Kost filters out the noise and complexity for you so that you’ll end up empowered and able to quickly get the image results you want.

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Fundamental Layers Panel Tips and Techniques

Learn fundamental Layers Panel tips and techniques including how to best work with the background layer, adding and deleting layers, changing opacity and blend modes, renaming, linking and more!

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Lightroom Mobile – Moving Sliders in Smaller Increments

If you tap on the slider in Lightroom mobile, (not on the circle, but on the slider itself), it will nudge the slider in small increments (as if you pressed the arrow key left / right on the desktop).

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