How to Change the Transparency Grid Color in Photoshop CS5

When you work with a lot of images in Photoshop, it’s inevitable that you will either need to create an image where part of it is transparent, or you will find yourself working with an existing transparent image. When you encounter a file like this, the transparent parts are indicated by a gray grid. But, […]

How to Make an Image Transparent in Photoshop CS5

Do you need an image to be transparent so that you can use it for a project? While some applications that use pictures have the ability to add some transparency to them, a full-featured image editing program like Photoshop can give you the most options. Our tutorial below will show you how to take a […]

How to Copy a Color as HTML in Photoshop CS5

Photoshop and Web design often go hand in hand, and one of the most important elements of this coexistence is the ability to accurately represent colors between the two places. But you might find that you have a color in a picture that you would like to use on your Web page. Whether this is […]

How to Rename a Layer in Photoshop CS5

You can use layers in Photoshop CS5 to place different image elements on separate layers. This provides you with some flexibility in regard to how you style or edit those elements, as actions performed on an individual layer won’t affect elements on other layers. But as you add new layers to your image, you will […]

How to Center a Layer in Photoshop CS5

Manually centering objects in Photoshop can be tricky. It may initially seem like the object is centered on your canvas, only for you to print the image or use it for a project, and discover that it is not centered. Fortunately Photoshop CS5 has some tools that will help you to vertically or horizontally center […]

How to Outline Text in Photoshop CS5

Last updated: December 12, 2016 Putting text on an image in Photoshop is very common, and can be accomplished with the Text tool in your toolbox. You can then use the assorted options on the Character window to adjust elements of that text, such as the font, color and size. But if you are placing […]

How to Hide the Browse in Bridge Option in Photoshop CS5

If you have been using Photoshop CS5 for a little while, then you have probably accidentally clicked the Browse in Bridge option instead of Open. While it may not seem like it to someone that does not use the program, those few seconds that you need to wait while Bridge launches can be very frustrating. […]

How to Exit Full Screen Mode in Photoshop CS5

Adobe Photoshop CS5 has a lot of different functions that you can access by pressing combinations of keys on your keyboard. You can even create your own keyboard shortcuts for tasks that you use a lot which do not already have a shortcut. But if you have ever accidentally hit some keys on your keyboard, […]

How to Open a JPG With Photoshop By Default in Windows 7

You likely have a lot of programs on your computer that are able to view .jpg files. If you are just looking at them, then the Photo Viewer program is often a good choice. But if much of your image interaction involves editing those files with Photoshop, then you might be looking for a way […]

How to Change the Canvas Size in Photoshop CS5

Last updated: January 18, 2017 Learning how to change canvas size in Photoshop allows you to create an image with whatever dimensions you need. If you do a lot of image editing for pictures that ultimately wind up on the Internet, then you have probably encountered a situation where you needed to reduce the size of […]