Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/01/28

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Subject: [Leica] CS-2
From: firkin at (Alastair Firkin)
Date: Sat Jan 28 15:58:28 2006
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Thanks, but with this system of programmes there seems to be 
intercommunication etc, things which should probably be set up properly 
in the first place. I still use my computer in a pretty primative way 
and am yet to master OS X and advanced document filing and backup. 
Having coughed up the money and with increasing digital files to store 
etc I just wonder if I need a crash course in using the computer 

On 28/01/2006, at 11:55, Richard S. Taylor wrote:

> Alastair - When I first ran up against Photoshop 7 it stopped me cold 
> - and I'm a really experienced Mac user.   Everything was done 
> differently than in any other program I'd ever used.  Here's how I 
> dealt with it:  learn just those commands you need to take the first 
> steps, then get to work.  Pick up new commands only as you need them. 
> Pretty soon CS2, at least that part of it you want to use, will seem 
> like second nature.
> I've seen people pick up a software manual, read it, and understand 
> everything.  Damned if I know how they do it.   I sure can't.
> Am using CS now and expect to go to CS2 soon.
> Good luck.
>> Is this yet another programme, or part of CS-2?
>> On 28/01/2006, at 10:13, Scott McLoughlin wrote:
>>> I just use PictureWindow Pro. A more or less manageable feature
>>> set and a nice forum for support.
>>> Scott
>>> Alastair Firkin wrote:
>>>> Well I finally updated photoshop and acrobat via the "Creative 
>>>> Suite package", and boy am I confused. Now I can't use anything ;-) 
>>>> These software packages are moving too fast for this brain. 
>>>> Photoshop looks threatening and bridges and cues keep appearing. I 
>>>> think I should have kept to the original mac to go with my film 
>>>> based cameras: Oh woe is me ---- another year of study ;-)
>>>> Any documents or comments on how to start learning this "fantastic 
>>>> monster". I need follow the yellow brick road type instructions to 
>>>> the land of Oz.
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Alastair
> -- 
> Regards,
> Dick
> Boston MA
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