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G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M 2 0 2 1 O C T O B E R G R A P H I C S P R O 1 0 5 each image. The file name of each image can be ap- plied if the box is checked. Click OK and the page with the selected images neatly placed in columns and row is automatically created. (Fig. 10). There are additional automations and scripts in the file > automate or file > scripts menu that en- gage numerous time-saving techniques that will make your job more efficient. They are all worth exploring. The automations that we've looked at are prac- tical technologies designed to apply a complex sequence of commands to single or to multiple images. The most obvious advantage of this con- cept is to help increase efficiency and avoid tedious repetitive tasks. There is another purpose as well. Applying the same alteration manually to multiple images can produce errors and inconsistencies. Au- tomation assures that results are perfect and con- sistent. GP STEPHEN ROMANIELLO is an artist and educator teaching digital art at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona, for over 30 years. He is a certified instructor in Adobe Photoshop and the author of numerous books and articles on the creative use of digital graph- ics software. Steve is the founder and CEO of GlobalEye Systems, a company that offers training and consulting in digital graphics software and creative imaging. Fig. 10: The contact sheet generated by the automation. Fig. 9: The Contact Sheet II dialog box specifies the width, height and resolution of the page, the color profile, the color mode, the bit depth and the grid configuration of the page. Fig. 9: The Contact Sheet II dialog box specifies the width,

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