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Chapter 13. Look Sharp: Sharpening Techniques > Lab Color Sharpening - Pg. 378

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Step Ten: Now that you have an action that will apply Lab sharpening, we're going to put this baby to work. You could open each photo, press F12 to sharpen it, and then close it; but there's a better way: Once you've written an action, Photoshop will let you apply that action to multiple photos--and Photoshop will totally automate the whole process. You can literally have it open every photo, apply your Lab sharpening, and then close every photo--all automatically. How cool is that? This is called Batch Processing, and here's how it works: Go under the File menu, under Automate, and choose Batch to bring up the Batch dialog (or you can choose Batch from