Perform adjustments in full-screen view

Full-screen view, which displays photos against a solid background and contains only a few interface elements, provides the best onscreen work environment for performing color adjustments. It’s highly recommended that you perform adjustments in full-screen view to achieve the best results possible. For more information, see Full-screen view overview.

Switch to full-screen view

Do one of the following:

  • Choose View > Full Screen (or press F).

  • Click the Full Screen button in the toolbar.

To switch back to the Aperture main window, click the Exit Full Screen button in the full-screen view toolbar, or Press F or the Esc (Escape) key.

Show the Inspector HUD while in full-screen view

  • Press H.

Lock the Inspector HUD to the side of the screen so that it doesn’t overlap the image

  • Click the control in the top-right corner of the HUD.

Select adjustment tools in full-screen view

  • Move your pointer to the top of the screen until the full-screen view toolbar appears, and select a tool.

    If you want to set the toolbar to remain on the screen, move the pointer to the top of the screen and click the Always Show Toolbar control.

    Figure. Tools in the Full Screen view toolbar.