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Find your way with the Navigator (CS/CS2/CS3/CS4)

Added on Thursday 18th of June 2009 12:26 am EST


Adobe Photoshop CS/CS2/CS3/CS4

Operating Systems:

Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

It’s often necessary to zoom in close on an image to modify pixels at a high magnification. But doing so often leaves you wondering where you are in the image! When in doubt, use the Navigator panel to help you find your way around your image.

To display the Navigator panel, simply choose Window > Navigator. As shown in Figure A, a thumbnail of your entire image appears in the panel, as well as a red border that frames the area you're working in. To move to another area in your image quickly, place your mouse pointer in the red frame, and click and drag it to where you want to go. As you move around in the Navigator panel, your image moves in t...