Aug 23 2002
Adobe has released a bug fix to Photoshop 7 but evidently a few people are having just as much trouble installing the update as they did with the bugs it purports to fix. MacMerc recommends backing up before updating.
Click below to view a list of the most significant fixes in the 7.0.1 release.
- Type layers are no longer rasterized unnecessarily.
- Photoshop now saves alpha transparency data in Targa files in the same way
it did in previous versions.
- File Browser performance has been enhanced.
- If the color settings color management policy is set to "Off,"
Photoshop no longer asks to save changes unless other edits have been performed.
The total ink now defaults to 300% as it did in previous versions of Photoshop.
- The color of white areas in CMYK files saved as JPEG files no longer shifts.
- TIFF files with LZW compression are now written correctly.
- Picture Package no longer locks up when using custom page layouts. Photoshop
offers better compatibility with older G4 computers.
- Icons now resave as they did in previous versions of Photoshop.
- When installed on a hard drive whose name contains extended characters,
Photoshop no longer reports that certain required files were not found in
the Adobe Photoshop required folder.
- Metadata is better preserved in certain JPEG files.
- Photoshop now defaults to the last saved directory when saving new files.
It no longer defaults to the TWAIN directory if one is present.
- Changing monitor configurations no longer causes problems while Photoshop
or Adobe ImageReady® are running.
- Photoshop no longer produces a program error when resampling certain large
- An issue that prevented Photoshop 6.0 from opening certain files containing
layer effects and edited in Photoshop 7.0 has been fixed.
- The Maximize Backwards Compatibility for Photoshop Files preference now
correctly sets the state of the Maximize Compatibility checkbox in the Photoshop
Format Options dialog box when you save a file as Photoshop (PSD) format.