Photoshop CS4 Settings "save for Web".

I have two questions - my logic/explanation can be a little hard to follow, so please check screenshots:

1. when 'save for web', in the "presets" menu drop-down menu, I created a couple of presets and saved in the default folder name

[C:\Documents and Settings\Shandy Elliott\Application Data\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS4\Optimized Settings]

and I deleted those I want to use - never.


I even navigate in Explorer in the above path and make sure that no default presets are located in this folder (with Photoshop not running). Photoshop allows re-charging the defaults when I re - open Photoshop or whenever I have "save for web". Is there another place/file in Explorer, I need to delete the default presets, or is only a function of Photoshop to again fill the predefined default settings (which I think is boring if yes)?


2. When you save a .jpg file, there are two ways (at least in my case)-

a. FILE/SAVE AS / .jpg (then set jpeg options)

b. "save for web".

I want to do is be able to use 'save for web', create a specific preset for quality absolute maximum .jpg (JPEG - 100 in the screenshot - that simulate the same result as if I performed step 2 and used "quality 12 for jpeg options" [relatively]) and for Photoshop to DO NOT put dashes between words. I know that I can uncheck the Unix box in 'Compatibility file name' in change output parameters, but which seems to affect all presets and not just a simple "Preset". I guess it's just a global setting not be changed - sometimes I wish software has been a bit more customizable.


The reason why I want to be able to do that (in addition to the savings in step 2) in some cases, I would benefit from the extra allows parameters 'save for web' [to know be able to save a .jpg .psd in several different size simply by changing these settings].


I'm doing this instead of initially saving a .psd as an 800 x 800 .jpg, then open this 800 x 800 .jpg, resize like, say, 600 x 600, and then save again - which I am basically destruction subsequent .jpg because I re - compress an already compressed image. Record directly from of a .psd and have the ability to resize just the result, for me, seem to be my best option.

To conclude:

1. How can I keep specific 'save for web' presets while eliminating the predefined default settings?

2. How can I set a specific "save for web" pre-programmed to not put dashes between words while allowing dashes for all the other presets?


First rename presets in "C:\Documents and Settings\Shandy Elliott\Application Data\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS4\Optimized Settings" of *.irs to * .ir$ or something like that. " Then same procedure in "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS4\Presets\Optimized Settings"

This will hide the unwanted presets.

You can try to remove too - I quite like rename that in order to remove.

:-) miss_marple

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