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Chapter 3. Raw Hide: Mastering Camera Raw > Camera Raw Essentials - Pg. 55

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Step Three: To take advantage of that large preview area, here are some quick preview short- cuts: There's a Zoom tool that works just like the one in Photoshop. If you double-click on it (in the top-left corner above the preview), it zooms up to a 100% view. When you're zoomed in tight, press-and-hold the Spacebar on your keyboard to get the Hand tool, then just click-and-drag in the preview window to move around the image. To quickly fit your entire photo in the preview area, double-click on the Hand tool above the preview or press Command-0 (zero) (PC: Control-0). You can also press Command­+ (Plus key) (PC: Control­+) to zoom in and Command­- (Minus key) (PC: Control­-) to zoom out. Also, you can rotate a photo left or right by press- ing L or R, respectively. Step Four: You do your photo processing in the right column of the Camera Raw inter- face. There are five "tabs" with different sets of controls under each, but all the basic essential adjustments are found under the Adjust tab (make sure it's visible by clicking on its tab). TIP: I'm sure you've noticed that the Auto checkboxes are "on" by default, but if you really want to turn them off for good, here's what you do: Open a RAW file, turn off all the Auto checkboxes, and then go to the Settings flyout menu (it's the right-facing arrow to the right of the Settings pop-up menu) and choose Save New Camera Raw Defaults. Now, when you open a RAW image, all the Auto checkboxes will be off by default. Continued Mastering Camera Raw Chapter 3 55