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P.E.T.’s Best Tips and Tricks for Photoshop Elements

By P.E.T. Staff  ·  Issue: November/December 2010 (V7N6)

Wish you could spend less time hunting through menus and dialog boxes and more time enjoying your photos? We’ve collected 50 of our favorite time-saving tricks to help you speed through everyday tasks like managing layers, styling text, setting up new documents, drawing selections, and more.


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12 Replies to P.E.T.’s Best Tips and Tricks for Photoshop Elements:

  1. Gloria

    January 5, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    I’m so excited to have these handy Tips and Tricks and learn all I can about Photoshop Elements…so far I’m LOVING this site!

    Gloria Val Verde

  2. James

    January 6, 2011 at 9:34 am

    You folks should call this PSE University. The learning never stops and the quality of info is the best.
    Nice work!

  3. Helen

    January 7, 2011 at 11:44 am

    Thank you thank you thank you. You have just given me the Christmas present that I will use every day. Also, thanks for all the videos and lessons and ideas over the years. Happy New Year to all of you.

  4. cindy

    January 8, 2011 at 10:26 am

    Great cheat sheets! Thanks~

  5. Mary

    February 3, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    These tips are so helpful! I’ve recommended this page to my readers – I know they’ll find it helpful. Thanks!


    • Rick

      February 6, 2011 at 1:46 pm

      Thank you, Mary!


  6. Robert

    February 12, 2011 at 11:09 am

    As always, great tips that make this hobby a huge and satisfying experience. I can never wait to take the next photo..and see what what we can do with it. Thanks to all the staff for their excellent work. Bob (Canada)

  7. George

    December 30, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    The tip on tinting one’s image and then scrolling thru the color picker’s colors is FABULOUS for, among other uses, changing the colors in one’s cadre of textures

  8. George

    December 30, 2011 at 4:56 pm

    Scrollng through gradients and blend modes–similalry FABULOUS.

  9. Judy

    April 26, 2012 at 12:43 am

    Wonderful tips. Thank you so much.

  10. Sherry

    August 20, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    I got a networking error when I tried to download this file…..I am using Chrome. Does it matter?
    Thanks for your help

  11. Colin

    August 29, 2012 at 10:49 pm

    I am sure I will learn something new when I get to open it. As I have with all the others.
    Colin in Australia

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