How do I set document settings in Photoshop CS from the start of the project? Prepare your documents properly and correctly from the beginning will make your project in Photoshop better when you are working on your project. These are the initial steps for setting documents in Adobe Photoshop CS.
How to create a New Document in Photoshop CS
To create a new document, the steps are very easy. Steps to take this step
Click File> New
The steps above will open the Document Settings dialog box. Seen in the Image Below.
New Document dialog box settings
Document settings in Photoshop CS
The next step is to arrange documents that cover size and page, resolution, color and background. This step will decide in the next step.
Page Size and Orientation
Change the page size by typing in new values for width and height. Page size represents the final size you want after bleeds or trimming other marks outside the page.
In the Preset dropdown menu you can find such common sizes as letter, legal, tabloid, etc. Typing in exact values for Height and Width gives you more control over the size and orientation of your page.
Resolution is a number of pixels on a printed area of an image. The higher the resolution, the more pixels there are on the page, the better is the quality of the image. However, high resolution increases the size of the file. The standard recommended resolution for printed images is 150 – 300, for web images – 72.
Choose a color mode that will best fit your project. For example, when making a graphic for a web site, choose RGB. When making an image for print, choose CMYK.
Choose the background: white, color, or transparent.When you have entered all of your document settings, click OK.