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Get a better action view in Button Mode (CS2/CS3/CS4/CS5)

Added on Wednesday 14th of December 2011 06:14 am EST
 

 by Amy Palermo

Application:

Adobe Photoshop CS2/CS3/CS4/CS5

Operating Systems:

Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

 

Actions are great for automating repetitive tasks or applying a pre-recorded technique quickly. But all that saved time isn’t worth a dime if you’re lost in the Actions panel’s clutter and can’t find the action you need.

As shown in Figure A, when your Actions panel grows long it’s sometimes confusing to scroll through and find the one you want. The good news is that you can ease the pain with one minor change: Set the panel to preview in Button Mode.