By customizing your work area you may be ale to make Photoshop run faster, your work area more efficient and your designs may imporve. The area that you can customize are:
• Optimize Photoshop
• Set General Preferences
• Set File Handling Preferences
• Set Interface Preferences
• Set Cursors Preferences
• Control Transparency & Gamut Preferences
• Change Units & Rulers Preferences
• Change Guides, Grid & Slices Preferences
• Set Plug-Ins Preferences
• Select Scratch Disks
• Allocate Memory & Image Cache
• Set Type Preferences
• Manage Libraries with the Preset Manager
• Use and Customize Workspaces
• Build Specialized Workspaces
• Create a Customized User Interface
• Define Shortcut Keys
Have you set your Preferences? Photoshop preferences will allow you to customize Photoshop to your designing style, while helping to utilize your available computer resources that can increase your overall performance.
Modifying the File Handling preferences:
- Appending a file extension help to streamline your file saving process.
- You can change the way your cursors look. You can have a paintbrush look like a paintbrush when you are painting.
- You can change the color of your guides, grids and slices.
- This can make a difference when viewing an image that contains the same color as your lines.
The first thing I did after installing Photoshop CS6 was to get rid of the black background. I find it very distracting and moody.
What have you done to customize Phtoshop?