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  • 0lBaldy
    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


    Please add any that are missing....

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  • Doug Nelson
    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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  • MDWine
    started a topic a "Retouch Pro" glossary?

    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.

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