Configurator 2.0: Customize Your Photoshop CS5 Experience By RC Concepcion

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Photoshop CS5 can be a very large program to get your head around. What if I told you that you can close all of the tools and panels and create your own Panels to customize Photoshop just as you like it? This class will teach you to do just that. Additionally, it will also teach you how to leverage the panels to pull in content from the internet.

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RC goes over the basics on how to install the Configurator program from the Adobe Labs website.
Learn how to make a basic Configurator 2.0 panel that incorporates some of Photoshop CS5 tools into the panel.
Sometimes you will want to include commands as text buttons instead of icons. This lesson will teach you how to add commands to the panel as well as search for specific commands.
Learn a couple of tricks on how to add graphics as background elements into your Configurator 2.0 panels.
Learn how to separate your customized tools and content using Accordions in Configurator 2.0
Take your configuration one step further by mixing tabbed panels and accordions in Configurator 2.0
Learn how to leverage internet content by adding HTML pages inside of your Configurator 2.0 panels.
You can extend the functionality of your panels immensely by using scripting. This lesson will teach you how to install the Photoshop CS5 Script Listener so that you can start reusing some built in code for your panels.
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RC Concepcion


RC is an award winning photographer and author of the best selling books “Get Your Photography On the Web” and “The HDR Book” by Peachpit Press. He is an education and curriculum developer for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, hosts the popular podcasts “Photoshop User TV” and “Photography Tips and Tricks...

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