Another way to clean up palette clutter is by simply pressing the TAB key. All the palettes will disappear. If you want them to reappear, press the TAB key again, and they will all reappear exactly in the same location they were before.

There are three little boxes at the bottom of the Tools palette (see Figures 2-11, 2-12, and 2-13). These are window controls that let you change the screen display mode, including menu bar, title bar, and scroll bar options. The left button displays the default window with a menu bar at the top and scroll bars on the sides. The center button displays a full-screen window with a menu bar and a 50 percent gray background, but no title bar or scroll bars. This mode is helpful when you want to block out everything on your desktop or files that are open in other programs. You still have complete access to all of your palettes, and so forth. The right button displays a full-screen window with a black background, but no title bar, menu bar, or scroll bars. It is difficult to work in this mode because your menu bar is out of sight, but when you really want to see what your image looks like without any other visual distractions, this is the way to go.

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