Macworld Tips: Use the large colour picker in Photoshop CS6

Forget about the regular colour picker, use this shortcut to awesome colours

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The regular colour picker in Photoshop is okay with the large panel and thin slider strip showing all the other colours but CS6 has some alternatives.

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The regular colour picker in Photoshop is okay with the large panel and thin slider strip showing all the other colours but CS6 has some alternatives.

 

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Go to Photoshop> Preferences> General. Under the entry for HUD Color Picker select Hue Wheel. There are three sizes to choose from. Click on OK.

 

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To get the full glory of this load an image and hold down Ctrl-Option-Cmd and click on the image. The colour can be selected from the huge square or colour wheel.

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