Adobe Photoshop File Menu

The first menu given in the menu bar of Adobe Photoshop is File Menu. There can be seen 22 options in this menu. A few of the commands or options given up the File Menu (e.g. New, Open and also Save etc) are very commonly made use of by all the customers of Photoshop while at the same time there can be located a great variety of individuals specifically the novice ones, who obtains significantly baffled whenever it concerns utilize a few of the commands of Photoshop given in the exact same File Menu e.g. Revert, Place, Import, Export, Automate and also File Info etc.

Here I am going to provide a quick introduction of all these commands. Though, this introduction might inadequate to explain the full performance of all the commands yet at the same time, having actually read this quick intro, the novices in the field could have a much better suggestion of the root causes of visibility of these commands in the File Menu.

Available Submenu in File Menu


This option is made use of to develop a new Photoshop file or file with PSD expansion. Whenever this option is chosen, there is opened a home window or dialogue box named New In that dialogue box or window there are discovered lots of options through which one could specify the Size, Resolution, Color Mode and Content for the new document.

  • Size: Right beneath the Name box there can be seen a drop down menu named Preset Sizes. If you do not want to specify the size as well as the height of the document on your own you can select any preset size according to your need from the various options given in the fall menu called Preset Sizes. However if you wish to specify the size (width and height) of the file by yourself, you can overlook the fall menu called Preset Sizes. If you type any values in the boxes named Width and Height given up the dialogue box called New, you will certainly discover that the option called Custom will obtain selected all on its own from the options given in the fall menu named Preset Sizes. Additional measurement system for the image size can be specified in pixels (if you intend to develop any project for web ), inches, centimeters and millimeters (if you intend to create any type of job for printing), columns (if you intend to create any image that is expected to be in shape inside any type of column given in any type of page). As far as Points as well as Picas are concerned, these 2 unit are primarily utilized for the dimension of the lines of entered message. Usually, one Pica is thought about equal to 12 Points and 6 Picas contribute in one Inch.
  • Resolution: Right beneath the boxes named Width and also Height there can be seen another box called Resolution. This box is made use of to define the resolution of the image (PSD file that is about to be developed). As I have actually currently explained in the previous page that Photoshop is a Raster Graphics Editor as well as raster graphics are based upon pixels. Pixels are small vivid dots and also resolution of an image depends upon exactly how smaller and how better these dots are. Usually, resolution equal to 72px/inch is thought about to be OK for the images which are created the use in sites as well as presentations. If you intend to print an image for any type of expert function, the ideal resolution cannot be less than 300px/inch but in order to publish an image for a common function, resolution equal to 240px/inch might be verified flawlessly OK.
  • Mode: Right below the box under the head or Resolution, there can be seen a drop-down menu called Mode. This drop-down menu uses generally five options regarding the option of Color Setting for the document. These options are:-
    • RGB is most likely one of the most extensively utilized Color mode. As this Color setting incorporates three primary colors (Red, Green and Blue) with various proportions to produce a lot of colors so it is additionally referred as an additive color mode. Each color in this mode whether it be Red or Green or Blue can producing 256 tones as well as overall variety of Colors this setting could create by combining all these tones is approximately 16,777,162. This color mode is made use of in electronic tools e.g. Televisions, computer displays as well as cell phones etc so this color mode is suitable for all the projects which are created sites as well as dialogues. This Color mode is gadget reliant definition tools’ capacity to show Colors may impact the Colors of the images made by the use RGB Color setting.
    • CMYK Color mode is utilized in printing so if you intend to compose an image in Photoshop for publishing purpose, this Color mode ought to be your selection.
    • Grayscale color Mode shows only black white and also 254 Colors of grey. As grayscale pictures are significantly (two-third) smaller in size than RGB photos so this Color setting ought to be liked if smaller dimension of an image is more crucial compared to it’s Colors.
    • Grayscale color Mode shows only black white and also 254 Colors of grey. As grayscale pictures are significantly (two-third) smaller in size than RGB photos so this Color setting ought to be liked if smaller dimension of an image is more crucial compared to it’s Colors.
    • Bitmap Color mode reveals only two colors which are black and white. This color mode considered to be essential due to the fact that pictures made by the use this Color setting are really smaller sized in dimension and also occupy little room.
  • Contents: Like various color modes, Photoshop provides different Content styles for the document. Via selecting Content for the document we could decide exactly how Photoshop paper must look prior to being made use of. Adobe Photoshop offers 3 options pertaining to the file content.
    • Content named White gives a pure white Photoshop file to work with.
    • Content called Background Color supplies a Photoshop document of the same color that has been selected as background Color in the window named Tools.
    • Content called Transparent supplies an absolutely clear or anemic Photoshop file to service.


The 2nd command given in the File Menu is referred as Open This command is utilized to open a called for image file in Photoshop. Whenever this option is chosen, there is appeared a window called Open.

On top of that window there can be seen a drop-down menu called Look in. This drop-down menu is utilized to pick the existing area of the needed image file in the computer system’s hard drive or in any type of outside drive ( CD, DVD or USB etc). Whenever any type of Place is chosen via this decline down-menu, all the folders and also files located there appear in an immediate in the exact same home window right beneath the menu named Look in. However in the home window named Open, that drop-down menu is not the only resource to seek a file. On the best side of the window there can be seen a couple of symbols (Recent Places, Desktop, Libraries, Computer, Network etc) whereby we can conveniently navigate with the whole hard disk drive. Right under the File Picker area there can be seen two even more drop-down menus referred as File name and also File type. File name is utilized to choose any file saved in the chosen place by name while the menu called File type is utilized to choose the style of the called for file.


Browse is the 3rd option that is given up the File Menu. This is an option for browsing as well as opening called for image files in Photoshop. Whenever this option is picked, there is appeared a home window named File Brower on the best side of the major Photoshop window.

Via this window we cannot just look as well as open our required image files however at the same time, the exact same File browser tells us all the primary buildings of the picked file e.g. Orientation, X and Y Resolution, Pixel Dimension and also Color Space and so on. By single left mouse click you can select any type of image in File Internet browser to see it’s homes in the residential or commercial properties frying pan while in order to open an image file with File Web browser home window you could double click on that image.


This option helps to search for lately customized files for additional adjustment. Whenever you placed the tip of your mouse on Open Recent in the File Menu, there is opened a side menu that shows the 10 most just recently Shiftd files, from those you could select as well as open your needed file by clicking it.


This option is made use of to shut an open document in Photoshop. This option is really hardly ever made use of by Photoshop customers.


Closes every document you have open in Photoshop.


This option closes the current document and opens the full version of Bridge so you can browse for other images.


This option is used to save any type of document created or Shiftd on Photoshop in any type of needed style. When this option is picked, there is showed up a window named Save As.

On top of that window, there can be seen a drop-down menu named Save in. With this menu you could select the place in hard disk where you intend to save your just recently created or Shiftd image file. Further you can select the place for your file by clicking on any symbol given on the left side of that home window. Right listed below the image picker Place in the home window there can be seen a box called File Name. With this box you can provide a new name to your file by keying it in the box or by clicking on the arrow given on the right side of that box you can open up a drop-down menu and from the options given up that drop-down menu, you can pick any type of existing file to replace it with the brand-new one. Right beneath the box named File Call there can be seen a drop-down menu referred as Style. Through this drop-down menu you could select any type of style for your image file. Having specified the file name and the layout simply click the switch called Save that can be seen appropriate beside package called File Name and your file will be saved in the selected area with the name as well as layout specified by you.


If you want to save an image file 2 or more than two times with 2 or more than 2 different names or styles you could make use of the option named Save As.


This option is made use of to save any type of image file for the usage in web.


Previous versions of the program included a little application called Version Cue, which was useful if you worked and exchanged files with other folks using Adobe’s Creative Suite. It kept track of the changes each person made to each file (technically called asset management), and acted like a librarian, letting you check out files when you needed to work on them. It also organized documents and recorded other important bits of information about the files you use. However, Adobe killed the application early in 2010, which is why this menu item is grayed out in Photoshop CS5.


This option is utilized to remove all the adjustments made in any image by the use of Photoshop.


This option is utilized to position any type of image with EPS (Encapsulated Postscript) format on any currently opened Photoshop paper without duplicating and pasting or dragging and dropping.


There are found 3 options in the side menu of Import.


In the side menu of the option called Export there can be see 5 options:

  • PATH TO ILLUSTRATOR: Any attracting made by the use of Pen Tool is referred as path in the language of computer graphics. The option named Paths To Illustrator is used to export courses (illustrations made by the use Pen Tool) made on Photoshop file in the style of Adobe Illustrator.
  • ZOOMIFY: This option is used to export photos on Zoom View style. Zoom View is a layout that makes it feasible to deliver high resolution pictures on the internet. Whenever any type of file is exported through this option Photoshop develops four things:
    • A files with MTX (Molecular Dynamics Hessian Matrix) layout which contains the image that is going to be presented on the web.
    • A HTML file that is needed for the installment of the Viewpoint Media Player (without the installment of Perspective Media Player no picture of MTX layout can be displayed).
    • A folder containing JavaScript and VBS files.
    • An additional folder including floor tiles which are utilized to display the image.


Inside the side menu of the option named Automate, there can be seen eight options:-

  • Batch: This option allows us to apply single activity on multiple images which is how we can save a lot of time that may invested in the editing and enhancing of different pictures independently.
  • Create Droplet: With this option we can develop droplets. Droplets are saved through arrow designed symbols and through these droplets we could use a solitary action after multiple files with drag and also decrease without opening up those image files in Photoshop.
  • Call Sheet II: With this option we can bring all the photos from any type of details folder on a single Photoshop document without copying and pasting or dragging as well as going down or even opening up the folder including those photos.
  • Fit Image: This option is utilized to transform the dimension of an image with ideal precision. For example, you have a landscape or portrait image and you intend to raise or lower it’s dimension with ideal precision, all you need to do is to define the same worth in the boxes called Width and height given up the dialogue box called Fit Image.
    This dialogue box is appeared whenever you choose the option called Fit Image given in the side menu of Automate. Exact same width and height doesn’t produce square image in this instance. It primarily constrains the proportion of your landscape or portrait image to make sure that the longest side will certainly have the exact same value and also the quickest edge readjust itself accordingly.


This command helps us to embed our get in touch with and also copyright details with the photos that is just how anyone interested can find out about the proprietor of the pictures.


This command is utilized to print any type of chosen file in as much copies as we require.


This command is utilized to print just one copy of any picked image file.


This command is made use of to close opened Photoshop window.

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