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New snapshots save the day for undesirable actions (CS/CS2/CS3/CS4)

Added on Friday 21st of August 2009 05:10 am EST


Adobe Photoshop CS/CS2/CS3/CS4

Operating Systems:

Macintosh, Microsoft Windows


Have you ever noticed how many great actions include a snapshot as the first step? The reason: There’s always a chance that you won’t like the results. If the action is only a few steps, it isn’t a hassle to step back in the History panel to get back to your image’s state just prior to running the action. However, if the action is lengthier than you have history states set for in the preferences, you won’t be able to step back to the image’s pre-action state. Therefore, whenever you record an action you should include a snapshot as your first step.


To create a new snapshot when recording an action:

1.   Open the History panel. (Window