The Photoshop Environment | Palettes and the Palette Well | Creating Custom Workspaces | Opening Images | Using the File Browser | Image Magnification | Viewing Document Information | Moving the Image | Undoing Mistakes and The History Palette | Displaying Drawing Guides | Making Measurements | Adding Annotations | Setting Preferences

Bitmap Images | Vector Images |Image Size and Resolution Settings | Scanning Images | Creating New Images | Placing Files

Color Modes and Models | Color Mode Conversion | Previewing Color Differences Between Operating Systems | Color Management | Foreground and Background Colors | Using the Color Picker | Selecting Colors with the Color Palette | Selecting Colors with the Eyedropper Tool |Selecting Colors with the Swatches Palette

Painting Tools | The Brush Tool | Blending Modes | The Pencil Tool | The Eraser Tool |The Magic Eraser Tool | The Background Eraser Tool | Using the Art History Brush | Using the History Brush

Using the Brushes Palette | Creating Custom Brush Tips by Selection | Creating Custom Brush Tips in the Brushes Palette | Setting Shape Dynamics | Setting Brush Scattering | Setting Brush Texture | Setting Dual Brushes | Setting Color Dynamics | Setting Other Dynamics | Miscellaneous Brush Settings | Clearing Brush Settings | Saving a Customized Brush | Saving a Customized Brush Library

Selection Basics | Making Pixel Selections | The Marquee Tools |The Lasso Tools | The Magic Wand Tool | Selecting by Color Range | Adjusting Pixel Selections |The Extract Command | Copying and Pasting Pixel Selections | Saving and Loading Selections

Applying Fills | Using the Paint Bucket Tool | Using the Gradient Tool | Using the Gradient Editor | Using Patterns | Using the Pattern Maker | Stroking

Using Layers and Layer Sets | Creating Layers and Layer Sets | Stacking and Linking Layers |Moving Layer Content with the Move Tool | Locking Layers | Common Layer Management Tasks | Merging and Flattening Layers

Layer Styles | Adjustment Layers and Fill Layers | Masking Layers | Creating Clipping Groups | Creating Knockouts

Text Basics | Entering Text | Selecting Text | Editing the Bounding Box | Creating a Type Selection | Applying Effects to Type Layers | Using the Character Palette | Checking for Spelling Errors | Using the Paragraph Palette

Raster vs. Vector | Shape Layers and Shape Options | Using the Shape Tools | Using the Pen Tools | Using the Anchor Point Tools | Using the Paths Palette | Working with Paths

Using the Channels Palette | Using Channels | Spot Colors | Blending Channels and Layers | Masks | Using Alpha Channels

Changing the Canvas Size | Rotating and Flipping Images | Cropping Images | The Free Transform Command | The Smudge Tool | Blurring and Sharpening Images | Using the Dodge Tool and the Burn Tool | The Sponge Tool | Filters and The Filter Gallery | The Liquify Command | The Clone Stamp Tool | The Pattern Stamp Tool | The Healing Brush Tool | The Patch Tool | The Color Replacement Tool

Starting to work in Adobe Photoshop | Using the tools | Using the tool options bar and other palettes | Undoing actions in Photoshop | Customizing the workspace | Jumping to Adobe Image Ready | Using Photoshop Help | Using Adobe online Services | Toolbox overview

Viewing and editing files in Adobe Bridge | Embedding information for easy identification | Searching with Adobe bridge | Using favourites and Collections | Automating routine tasks | Acquiring stock photography

Strategy of retouching | Resolution and image size | Getting started | Straightening and cropping an image | Making automatic adjustments |Manually adjusting the tonal range | Removing a color cast | Replacing colors in an image | Adjusting lightness with the Dodge tool | Applying the Unsharp Mask filter | Comparing automatic and manual results | Saving the image for four-color printing

 Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool | Using the Spot Healing Brush tool | Using the Healing Brush and Patch tools | Retouching on a separate layer

About selecting and selection tools | Selecting with the Magic Wand tool | Using the Magic Wand with other selection tools | Working with oval and circular selections | Selecting with the lasso tools | Rotating a selection | Selecting with the Magnetic Lasso tool | Cropping an image and erasing within a selection

 About Layers | Using the Layers Palette | Rearranging layers | Applying a layer style | Flatting and saving files | Photoshop for kids

Working with masks and channels | Creating a quick mask | Editing a quick mask | Saving a selection as a mask |Editing a mask | Loading a mask as a selection and applying an adjustment | Extracting an image | Applying a filter effect to a masked selection | Creating a gradient mask | Applying effects using a gradient mask

About Camera raw | Processing camera raw | Processing camera files | Correcting digital photographs | Editing images with a vanishing-point perspective | Correcting image distortion | Creating a PDF portfolio

Creating a clipping mask from type | Creating a design element from type | Using interactive formatting controls | Warping point type | Designing a paragraph of type | Warping a layer | Review questions and answers | Dancing with Type

About bitmap images and vector graphics | About paths and the pen tool | Using paths with artwork | Creating scalable objects for the background | Working with defined custom shapes | Importing a Smart Object

Creating paths to clip a layer | Creating layer sets | Creating an adjustment layer | Creating a knockout gradient layer |Importing a layer from another file | Applying layer styles | Duplicating and clipping a layer | Liquifying a layer | Creating a border layer | Flattening a layered image

Automating a multistep mask | Setting up a four-image montage | Hand-coloring selections on a layer | Changing the color balance | Applying filters

Slicing and image in Photoshop | Jumping to Image Ready | Creating image maps in Image Ready | Saving linked images in an HTML file

About rollovers  Creating rollover states | Creating remote rollovers | Saving the page as HTML

Creating animations in Adobe Image Ready | Animating by hiding and showing layers | Animating with layer opacity and position | Using vector masks to create animations

Reproducing colors  Specifying color-management settings | Proofing an image | Identifying out-of-gamut colors | Adjusting an image and printing a Proof | Saving the image as a separation |  Printing