15. Actions and Automation
While Photoshop is an extremely efficient program, you're truly missing out if you don't learn how to harness actions and automation. Photoshop has three categories of technology that can streamline your workflow and save you hours of work per week. These powerful commands can take the most repetitive tasks and automate them completely:
Tip: Actions as F-keys
Actions can be assigned to F-keys for easy access. Just double-click to the right of an action's name and pick an F-key. You can also add modifier keys to extend the number of F-keys.