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Easter Eggs in Photoshop and ImageReady

This tutorial will guide you how to trigger hidden Easter eggs in Photoshop and ImageReady. Fun guaranteed. Happy Easter!

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I got problems with this one, but hopefully is will work. If not, I have a screenshot for you.
  1. go to text tool, or just press T key
  2. click Toggle palettes button (last button on in the text tool menu, hover over your mouse to make sure u are pressing the right button)
  3. in character tab (default one), type one of the font u have installed, like 'Verdana'
  4. now type a name of one of the 'crew' dogs - 'anthony' or 'mitzgy' or 'francis' or 'christopher'
  5. now click Toggle palettes button again and voila!

The interesting thing about this, is that in previous versions (before 2004), the pictures are different - including all four dogs - but since Francis passed out...

Merlin the Wizard

Did you know that the crew 'mascot' is wizard Merlin?
Yes, he is hidden in your Photoshop.
  1. go to layers toolbar (on the left in default workspace)
  2. hold ALT key, and go onto the arrow that points left (look at the screenshot, where the pop-up menu goes from)
  3. while holding mouse button and ALT key, go to the last menu option - Palette Options
  4. release your mouse button
  5. look, Merlin is right there!

Just to realise, do the same thing without pressed ALT key and you will notice little Merlins.
If do the same thing with channels you will only see their silhouettes. Look.

If you have ImageReady, look at these eggs:
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Submitted by Radoslav on 2006-04-16 14:38:46. Since then read 71191 times.
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johnny c johnnyc AT aol DOT com said on 2009-03-19 18:42:44
why did you blur out your serial number? Your copy of Photoshop is'nt pirated is it? :)

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