DTP


 
Lively discussions on the graphic arts and publishing — in print or on the web


Go Back   Desktop Publishing Forum > General Discussions > Software

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 01-09-2012, 01:13 PM   #2
terrie
Staff
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 8,919
Default

Quote:
andrew: 1. To visually enlarge the canvas without going through the menu, use the crop tool to select the entire image. Release the mouse button. Then, use the grab handles to pull the selection out beyond the borders of the image. Hit your enter/return key and the canvas will be the size of the selection. And btw, you don't really have to grab the handles. You can grab anywhere on the side.
Do you need to use the Shift key to constrain the proportions?


>>5. To move a layer mask to another layer, drag its icon to the new layer. If you want to copy, alt (option) - drag.

I copy layer masks a lot so I'll try this one because what I do is to ctrl-click on the layer mask which loads the selection, highlight the receiving layer and then click on the Add Layer Mask icon at the bottom of the Layers palette (remember, I'm using Photoshop 7 so not sure if that icon still exists) and the layer mask is added to the layer with the selection...

Terrie
terrie is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A couple of e-book tips annc General Publishing Topics 0 07-05-2011 07:22 PM
Quark tips dogmandouglas Print Design 1 06-09-2008 12:21 PM
Prepress tips don Arnoldy Print Production & Automation 14 06-16-2007 02:48 PM
Logo design tips ktinkel Print Design 7 09-13-2006 11:21 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:42 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Contents copyright 2004–2014 Desktop Publishing Forum and its members.