Archive for the 'Facts & Myths' Category

Mar 23, 2005

The Evolution of the Photoshop Tool Bar – Fact

Over the years and the versions, the Photoshop Tool Bar has constantly evolved.

Mar 19, 2005

Legend of Hogzilla put to the test – Fact or Myth?

Source: The Argus
In a story about Chris Griffin, a plantation hunting guide in the south central Georgia town of Alapaha, the claim of a 12 foot, 1,000 pound wild hog is discussed.

“Calling all swamp monster enthusiasts, legend debunkers and lurking Photoshop experts. Today’s question: Is Hogzilla for real?

Mar 13, 2005

Adobe Transient Witticisms – Fact

During the development cycle for Photoshop 3.0, engineer Kevin Johnston came up with a clever Easter Egg called “Adobe Transient Witticisms™”.

Mar 12, 2005

It’s Photoshop not PhotoShop – Fact

It’s Photoshop people, not PhotoShop!

It may seem like a small point but after 15 years, one would think spell check software would have learned that the correct spelling of Photoshop is not PhotoShop.

Feb 25, 2005

Evolution of the Photoshop Splash Screen – Fact

In addition to other various Easter Eggs, Photoshop has always had a primary “retail” splash screen as well as a “hidden” secret (well, not so much now) alternative or beta splash screen.

Feb 15, 2005

Photoshop Profile: Thomas & John Knoll & 1.0

In the fall of 1987, Thomas Knoll, a doctoral candidate in computer vision, was trying to write–as a diversion from his doctoral–programming code to display grayscale images on a black-white bitmap monitor. Because it wasn’t directly related to his thesis on computer vision, Knoll thought it had limited value at best. The code was called Display. Knoll wrote it on his Mac Plus computer at home. Little did he know that this initial code would be the very beginning of the phenomenon that would be known as Photoshop.

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Sep 1, 2004


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