The creative tutorial home of image wrangler, Lesa Snider.
Sometimes good software just goes bad. If that ever happens to your beloved Photoshop, and you begin to experience weirdness in various forms, it may be time to rebuild its preferences.
Though, instead of rooting around your hard drive to zap this file on your own you can make Photoshop do it all by itself. The trick is to hold the Command, Option, and Shift keys (PC: Control-Alt-Shift) when you first launch the program.
Just like my beloved Mac, I can customize my Photoshop experience to an unbelievable level. For example, do you find the font preview list in Photoshop to be a little small for your tastes? How about the little labels in all the floating palettes? The fix is super simple in Photoshop CS2.
Choose Photoshop > Preferences > Type and pick a size from the pop-up menu, like so: