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Corel PSPX Learning Centre Palette - If you're a new user to Paint Shop Pro, or someone who has it used it before but is looking for the fastest way to get work done with version X, the Learning Center palette is first feature you should get to know.
If you're a new user to Paint Shop Pro, or someone who has it used it before but is looking for the fastest way to get work done with version X, the Learning Center palette is first feature you should get to know. This palette is designed to help all levels of users become comfortable and productive with Paint Shop Pro X. Consisting of step-by-step guides covering a wide range of common tasks as well as the program's tools and many of its commands, the Learning Center gives you quick access to all your favorite tools!
In this tutorial, you’ll become familiar with
- The Learning Center palette, and how to use it to open a photo
- Using the palette to access the Crop tool and the One Step Photo Fix command
Crop the photo
5 From the Learning Center palette's Home page, choose Adjust, and then choose Crop. The Crop tool becomes the active tool.
6 Notice the crop window superimposed on the photo. Drag the sides or corners of the crop window to the dimensions shown below. By cropping the photo, you eliminate unwanted image area and can create a stronger composition.
Apply the One Step Photo Fix command
8 The photo seems just a little dark and could benefit from a slight sharpening. Fortunately, Paint Shop Pro X has just the command to instantly correct problems like this. From the Learning Center’s Home page, choose Adjust, and then choose One Step Photo Fix. A series of adjustments are quickly applied to the photo, clearly improving its colors and detail. Depending on the photo, this command can often yield significant improvements.
See our other Paint Shop Pro tutorials in this series
1 Photo Fixing basics
2 Applying a Smart Photo Fix
3 Giving an extreme makeover
4 Removing distractions in photos
5 Removing photo backgrounds
6 Fixing red-eyes instantly
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