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Month: December 2011

Photoshop ctrl+shift+alt+~

Photoshop ctrl+shift+alt+~

More tidbits of findings that I’m saving on my page in case they can’t be found again.  In previous version of Photoshop, they had an awesome shortcut for selecting highlights:


However, since CS4, that hasn’t worked. I have had a dickens of a time finding the new key as this selection operation isn’t available via the menus – so I didn’t even know what the operation was called so I could Google it.  Then I found this link that told me what the new combination is:


This is a super-handy shortcut for some of the operations I do when balancing the brightness in a photo without losing the shadows.  Now you know – and knowing is half the battle!

Skype crashing after about 5 seconds of call

Skype crashing after about 5 seconds of call

Lord I love things that make sense.

If you’re experiencing Skype crashing after about 5 seconds of audio, then try this:  It worked for me.

Find and delete the shared.xml file in the Skype data folder located here:

How that does ANYTHING is beyond me, but it did work.