The many sliders of Photoshop CS4


Preferences > Memory Usage

Adjustments > Brightness/Contrast


Blur (note the rendering of the thumb arrow)

Layer Blending

Layer Style


Color Balance

Things to keep in mind:

  1. These can be found in just Photoshop; I can’t imagine what I’d find elsewhere in the suite. Actually, fine, here’s the first one I found in Illustrator CS5:
  2. The most common out of all these seems to be second one, Brightness Adjustment.
  3. They’re all ugly. The only near-acceptable one is the Layer Style slider.
  4. None of these looks like the standard OS X slider:

This is the post that inspired me to start this tumblr. Inconsistent controls are an automatic fail.

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