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Chapter 2. Give Me the Bridge: Advanced ... > Creating Full-Screen Slide Shows - Pg. 39

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers The most important commands: Once you enter Slide Show mode, if you press the H key on your keyboard, a menu of keyboard shortcuts will appear so you can control your slide show while it's running. One shortcut you might want to try out is the W key, which changes the slide show from a full-screen experience to one that fits nicely in its own floating window. Also, if you view high-res photos, you may find that the default display mode zooms in too close, so press the D key a time or two until your full image fits onscreen. Adding background music: I know what you're thinking: "Hey, cool, it lets you add background music!" Sadly, no. It doesn't. But that doesn't mean you can't have background music. Here's what I do--I open my computer's music player (I use Apple's iTunes), start the background music first, and then I switch to the Bridge and begin my slide show. Although it takes one additional step (starting the background music in iTunes), the effect is exactly the same--a slide show playing full screen with background music. By the way, if you want some ideas for background music for slide shows, I posted an iTunes Music Store "iMix" of cool slide show background music, which I called (oddly enough) "Scott's Slideshow Mix." It lists the songs, lets you listen to 30-second previews, and you can even download and buy the songs (for 99¢ each). If you have iTunes, check it out at MZStore.woa/wa/viewPublishedPlaylist ?id=222715 or just go to the iTunes Music Store and search for my iMix by its name, "Scott's Slideshow Mix." Advanced Bridge Techniques Chapter 2 39