Photoshop tips

Align your guides in Photoshop
Published on July 29th, 2011

If you can’t get your guides exactly where you want in Photoshop, try the following trick. Hold the Shift button while dragging the guide, it will automatically snap to the nearest line on the ruler.

Change measurement units
Published on July 6th, 2011

A quick way to change the measurement units in an Illustrator or Photoshop document is by right clicking (on pc) or ctrl+click (on mac) on a ruler (ctrl+r / cmd+r) and then choose a different unit .  

Quickly create a PDF with multiple images for proofing
Published on June 29th, 2011

I find this useful when submitting multiple web pages we designs for approval. The benefit is that the client can mark up the screens directly using Acrobat when suggesting design changes or corrections. 1. Export image in desired format from Photoshop, .jpg works best.

Multiple undo
Published on June 27th, 2011

You can make multiple undo in PhotoShop using this shortcut: PC: ctrl+alt+z Mac: cmd+alt+z You can also use the following shortcut to redo: PC: ctrl+shift+z Mac: cmd+shift+z

Create adjustment layers instead of directly editing a layer in Photoshop
Published on May 22nd, 2011

To create a new adjustment layer, select Layer > New Adjustment Layer > the desired adjustment

Convert layer styles into their own layers in Photoshop
Published on March 22nd, 2010

One thing I like to do quite often is to try getting more control over my layers styles, for this it is very simple: just turn it into an independant layer.