Paint Shop Pro 8 in Easy Steps (In Easy Steps Series)

Paint Shop Pro 8 in Easy Steps (In Easy Steps Series)

by Stephen Copestake

Paperback

$9.95

Overview

Paint Shop Pro 8 In Easy Steps is an affordable, step-by-step guide to version 8 of JASC's extremely popular Paint Shop Pro application. This book shows you how to create, open, and save new images. You'll also make selections, paint/draw with its numerous tools, apply special effects and plug-ins to images, then prepare them for use on the Internet. You'll also learn to use layers and masks and to correct photographic imperfections. Additionally, you'll create animations and automate common tasks with scripts.

With clear, concise instructions, and full-color examples, Paint Shop Pro 8 In Easy Steps is an easy way to learn about all the features of this program.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760754207
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 12/22/2003
Series: In Easy Steps Series
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.39(d)

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Paint Shop Pro 8 in Easy Steps (In Easy Steps Series) 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Paint Shop Pro 8 book needs an editor. Examples: 1. Steps that aren't steps. In a procedure, numbered steps should be user-active. Some steps in the book are really system results. 2. Too much jargon. Using 'hit' instead of 'press' or 'click' is jargon. 'Press' or 'click' indicate to users if a mouse action or keyboard action is required. 'Hit' does not. 3. Using terms incorrectly. There is a distinction between a 'cursor' and a 'pointer.' Here they're used interchangably at times. 4. Dated writing. Even Microsoft no longer uses the term 'launch' when they mean 'run,' 'open,' 'start' or 'display.' These kinds of mistakes appear throughout the book and are more distracting than helpful. The information is okay, but the writing could be better.