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  • a "Retouch Pro" glossary?

    I'm trying bring myself up to speed, and reading as much as I can. There is a lot of "terminology", (actually more abbriviations) that do not come to one immediately.

    Terms like "D&B" or "DNB" are used for "Dodge and Burn". (the "DNB" didn't make sense to me right off, but I get it)

    Is there a "RP Glossary"... yes, I did look but found no reference.

  • #2
    Re: a "Retouch Pro" glossary?

    No, but perhaps not a bad idea. Perhaps an enterprising user will start one over in the blogs section.
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    • #3
      Re: a "Retouch Pro" glossary?

      abbrev. thesrs... or What are you talking about?
      this is the consolidated list, as suggested in the above thread:
      "Retouch Pro Thesaurus"
      abr = brush
      acv = curve
      AF = auto focus
      AHB = Art History Brush
      AL = Adjustment Layer
      Aniso = Anisotropic ( in ps stylize > diffuse > check anisotropic )
      appx. = approximately/approximated
      atn = action
      BTS = behind the scenes
      CGI = Computer generated imagery
      CMYK = cyan, magenta, yellow, and key (black), scale used by most Printing companies and
      D&B = Dodge and Burn
      DNB = Dodge and Burn
      DOF = Depth of Field
      DPI = Dots per Inch
      DUPE = Duplicate layer
      Keyboard shortcuts... Hold (ATL+Shift+Ctrl+K)
      FFT = Fast Fourier Transform
      HDR - High Dynamic Range
      WIP (Work In Progress)
      HP - Hi-Pass
      HSB = Hue/Saturation/Brightness adjustment
      IS - Image Size
      LPI = Lines per Inch
      PS= Photoshop
      PST = Pattern Stamp Tool
      RGB = Red Green Blue
      RTP= Retouch Pro
      S/H - Shadow/Highlight
      SAA - Stand Alone Application
      SAP - Stand Alone Program
      SP = Soft proofing
      USM = Un-sharp mask
      WF = Work Flow
      WIP = Work In Progress

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      Please add any that are missing....
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