A series of tasks that you record and save to play back later as a single command.
The layer highlighted on the Layers palette.
The active layer’s name appears in parentheses in the image window title bar.
In the Curves dialog box, the point that you
click and drag to change the input and output
A color system in which, when the values of
R, G, and B are 0, the result is black; when
the values are all 255, the result is white.
An additional layer for which you can specify
individual color adjustments. The adjustment
layer allows you to temporarily alter a layer
before making the adjustment permanent.
A stand-alone application that serves as the
hub for the Adobe Create Suite.
A program included with Photoshop that
you can use to create buttons, rollovers,
Specific color information added to a
default channel. Also called a spot channel.
Controls the balance between the light
source and the overall light in an image.
Small square handles, similar to fastening
points, that connect straight or curved line
In the Layer Style dialog box, the setting
that determines where a drop shadow falls
relative to the text.
The illusion of motion, created by placing
a series of images in the same location
and adjusting the timing between their
A written and/or auditory note embedded
into a Photoshop file.
Partially fills in pixel edges, resulting in
smooth-edge type. This feature lets your
type maintain its crisp appearance and is
especially useful for large type.
Used to replicate natural or traditional media
A sound file that is saved within a