Tip

  • TIP: Resetting Preferences

    If you ever run into “weird” issues with Photoshop, such as tools missing or not operating properly, usually the best place to start is by...

  • TIP: Hide Layer Shortcut

    Of course you can click on the eyeball icon to hide a layer, but in Photoshop CS6 there’s a keyboard shortcut to hide the current...

  • TIP: Align to a document

    To quickly align the contents of a layer to the overall document (e.g. to make sure a type layer is centered in the document), Press...

  • TIP: Smart Object instead of Stamp Visible

    For years I’d been telling people to press Command-Option-Shift-E (PC: Cntl-Alt-Shift-E) to make a merged copy of all your layers. The only problem with that...

  • TIP: Sample Color from Anywhere

    You can use the Eyedropper tool to pick colors from all areas of your screen (not just an active Photoshop document). Just click within a...