CS5 is the 5th version of Adobe's suite of creativity software. It includes software such as Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and AfterEffects.

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Export a single layer as an image in Photoshop

I have a lot of designers send me layered PSDs of their designs and I need to break out the pieces of the designs to place on web pages. I can do a decent number of things in Photoshop, but I'm hardly ...
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Photoshop CS5 insane slow on Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

I've bought a powerful machine, Intel I7 720Q with 8 GB RAM and 7200 RPM HDD and Radeon 5870 with 1GB VRAM, and after installing the new Adobe Master collection CS5 I found out, that both Photoshop ...
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Explain Adobe's Deactivation Process to Me

My computer's on the fritz and in preparation of the thing going into the basement, I need to grab all the old software from it. In this case, namely the copy of CS5 on it. I hear of a deactivation ...
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Cut/knock one shape out of another shape

Let's say I have 2 vector shapes on 2 separated layers, A and B. Both are circles, B is smaller than A. I want to "cut out" the smaller circle (B) from A, to obtain a donut (A minus B), on a single ...
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How to force a file association in Windows 7? (Regedit?)

I recently upgraded my Adobe CS4 Des. Standard to CS5. For some reason Adobe didn't overwrite CS4 but instead installed CS5 as a whole new series of programs. Seeing as I didn't want both CS4 & ...
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Can I open CS5 photoshop files in CS4?

I was wondering if there is a certain way that I have to save my CS5 photoshop file so that it can open up in CS4. I use CS5 at home and at school we use CS4 and I know in Illustrator you have to do ...
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Can't double click files to open them in inDesign (CS5)

I cannot open a file unless I open inDesign (the program) and then do File->Open If I double click, it starts to open, then just hangs forever. AFTER I close it, and look in the directory where ...
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How can I configure Adobe Help so it doesn't chatter so much with Adobe's domain?

Adobe Help that came with Creative Suite 5 and/or Flash Builder Pro is constantly creating network traffic with an Adobe site, www.wip4.adobe.com In the Adobe Help application Preferences, I find ...
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Illustrator : automatically export multiple different-sized images from project

I have an .ai project open in Illustrator, that I need to export to multiple PNGs with different resolutions. Is there a way to write a script or automate these exports in some way?
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OSX Flash CS5 keyboard shortcut for next window/tab?

Is there any way to change windows and tabs with a keyboard shortcut in Flash CS5 on Mac OS X?
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Does nVidia CUDA help with video decoding in Adobe CS5 Premiere?

The new Mercury Playback Engine in Adobe CS5 allows your nVidia CUDA cards to handle some of the work your CPU would otherwise have to do, but is it only effects and rendering it helps with? Can I ...
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Saving an image as bmp file in Photoshop CS on Mac

I have a Mac and I am trying to save my Photoshop CS5 extended file as a BMP. When I click save as the only ones available are Photoshop, Large Doc, Photoshop eps, JPEG, JPEG 2000, Photoshop DDF, ...
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Are registration keys for Adobe CS5 or CS5.5 platform specific (Mac or PC)?

I have the 30 day trial of CS5 Design Standard installed on my Mac. A friend purchased CS5 Design Standard for PC, but has decided not to keep it. They have not registered it with their key yet. ...
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Change the default unit in Photoshop

Is it possible to change the default unit of measurement in Photoshop from inches to pixels?
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Is there a way to make handles bigger in Illustrator?

Whilst using the pen-tool in Adobe Illustrator, it is quite difficult to "grab" the path handles. They are soooo very tiny! Inkscape's handles are about twice that size. Is there any way to get the ...
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Buying Adobe Creative suit from different country and using in my home country [closed]

I want to buy Adobe Web Premium Suit costing $1800 in US. I don't want to buy from India for many issues like 17% extra taxes, the reseller can easily dupe me since they'd deliver the product after a ...
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Where is the PatchMatch feature in Photoshop CS5?

Where is the Patch Match feature of Photoshop CS5 shown in this video. I searched in all photoshop but only thing their is Content Aware Fill, no interactively patch and move objects like the video. ...
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InDesign CS5 save as CS4 file by default

Is it possible to have InDesign CS5 save as a CS4 file by default?
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Image loses major quality as soon as it is rotated in Photoshop CS5

I'm trying to create an image in Photoshop CS5, in the image I have smaller images that need to be rotated (25-40 degrees or so), but as soon as I do that they lose quality and you can see zig-zag ...
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Flash CS5 failing to open it's own documents

Pretty disastrous really, on Friday I made a few tweaks to some production files, nothing out of the ordinary at all. Today, I cannot open a large number of my own documents. Important: I have only ...
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Does Photoshop CS5 Extended have a button for undo more than one times?

Many software has an undo button for continous backward but I could see such a button in the Photoshop CS5 Extended. Does anyone know how to locate it?
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How can I run Adobe CS5 in Ubuntu?

I have recently messed in Ubuntu and enjoyed the experience I had with the software. I would like to use Ubuntu instead of Windows (yet keep Windows on the computer for use) but what prevents me from ...
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Can you enable Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 to handle and edit extensionless files?

For example: gemfile, config, and all other file names with no extensions.
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Is it possible to make multiple guides at once?

Is it possible to make multiple guides at once in Photoshop? If I click "Add new guide" and then enter a value, say, 20px. Is it possible to make a guide that is 20px off of every edge? How?
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Can an Asus EEE PC 1005P run Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator CS5?

We can also assume that the netbook is pre-installed with Windows 7 Home Premium.
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Is it possible to give Photoshop CS5 the Dark UI like CS6?

I have Adobe Photoshop CS5 (actually all the Adobe CS5 products), but the main feature of the newer CS6 products that I really like is the new Color of the UI. From photos and reviews I have seen and ...
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Can components of different Adobe Creative Suites be installed alongside each other?

Last year I purchased Adobe Design Standard (which is primarily Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) on a student license. This year, I have a need for DreamWeaver, as well, and possibly other ...
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Adobe CS5 upgrade

I purchased the Adobe CS5 Design Premium upgrade and was wondering if it will upgrade Adobe CS4 Web Premium?
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Photoshop cs5 query

How to draw multiple lines in a circular format in photoshop cs5? For reference, http://www.freshbox.com.au/ the green bars in the background is what I wish to achieve.
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Whenever I paste an image into Photoshop, transparency becomes black

When I copy an image from a browser and paste it into PS, the transparency turns black. When I click "Save image as" and open the image with PS, the areas with partial transparency (50% transparent, ...
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Why Does DreamWeaver CS5 Discriminate between File Extensions, Even After Modding Mime Types?

Hi folks, Even After I forced DreamWeaver CS5 to allow opening of .ast extensions as a MIME type of php5, which DreamWeaver now opens and colors correctly as described here, I still have trouble ...
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Upgrades available for Student Teacher versions of Adobe Creative Suite? CS5.5 or future?

As an example, if I own Adobe CS5 Design Standard Student Teacher version, is there any way for me to upgrade to the Adobe CS5.5 Design Standard Student Teacher version? Adobe state in their Student ...
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Scale a Layer smaller in Photoshop

Here is an example of my problem (the real image is more difficult, but the problem is the same): I have a photoshop file with 2 layers. One layer is the background color. This layer has the right ...
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Enabling Photoshop CS5 Extended Features in Master Collection

How do I enable Photoshop Extended features in CS5 Master Collection?
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HOW TO: Reinstall Adobe CS5s PDF presets

How do I re-install the PDF presets for Adobe's Creative Suite 5? I upgraded from CS4 and uninstalled the CS4 programs and after my PDF presets in InDesign were gone!! File>PDF presets> Press ...
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Will using a SuperDuper sandbox break Adobe Creative Suite 5's activation scheme?

My MacBookPro's screen recently started flickering. I read a few VERY lengthy threads in forums at apple.com and have concluded that the problem is either due to a hardware design flaw that Apple ...
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Why is Dreamweaver CS5 so slow to sync files when target is local system folder?

Just curious about the cause and if there is a way to speed it up. I'm running MAMP, so I configured a site in DW CS5 to "Connect using: Local/Network" and pointed it to a folder on my computer. ...
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How to configure Dreamweaver CS5 to run within a single application window

I hope an experienced Dreamweaver CS5 user can save me a little time. I'm running DW CS5 on OSX, and it has a toolbar that run across the top of the desktop. There is a combo box on the toolbar that ...
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how to embedding fonts in indesign CS5 when exporting to pdf

Please, I have question about how to exporting file from Indesign CS5 to PDF for Offset printing. In some cases there is a loss in the fonts (missing font) I used in the Indesign file. I've heard ...
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Resetting file format default in Photoshop PS5

My photoshop CS5 has always saved in .PSD and back to the previously saved into folder. Now it wants to default to bitmapped and to the Temp folder. I didn't modify it to do this and I wish to ...
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Photoshop layer visibility reversed [duplicate]

I have visible layers and hidden layers; I am looking for a way "shortcut" that will make the hide the visible layers and reveal the hidden ones. Anybody know how?
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How can I specify the size and position of a selection in Photoshop CS5?

I'm wondering if I could specify the size and position accurately by input the width and height and the x-y coordinates of the rectangular or ellipse selection. I want to have a very small selected ...
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Linking images in InDesign

I have InDesign files with linked images. When I open the file, it says none of the files are linked. So I go in and link all the files correctly and save it. But when I close the file and reopen it, ...
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Duplicate one layer into several open files (Photoshop CS5)

I know that I can duplicate one layer from a file into another one, but is it also possible to duplicate that one layer into more than one open file with one step or do I have to open the duplicate ...
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Is there a way to write programs for photoshop cs5?

If I want to write some code for doing photoshop tasks, how would i do that? What I'm trying to do is have a program that will parse psd files (in photoshop) and go through the groups to check for ...
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Fireworks running slowly, objects disappearing from animation

I created a simple animation in Fireworks, but it apparently has disappeared. A small sphere which appears in the first frame (or state) is visible. Although it is supposed to start moving, it however ...
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flash professional cs5 very slow responding

I have a problem -- Flash CS5 is working very slow on Windows 7 x64, Intel Core Quad 2.5 GHZ, with newest NVidia driver. But on my by far less fast notebook everything working fine. Anyone spotted ...
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Photoshop Actions, save multiple file names, less specific folder

I made a photoshop action to save a series of images into a particular resolution and file name. 6 images total, unfortunately the "save" function to be used within Action stores a hardpath to the ...
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Dreamweaver CS5 Site Management Problem

In Dreamweaver CS4, when you click to create a new site, you get a popup where you can choose to create a site with FTP only. However, in Dreamweaver CS5, such popup doesn't exist and I am required ...
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Photoshop text spacing issue

I am having a problem with letter spacing in Photoshop (CS5, Mac) Word: Mister, "i" has too little spacing left and right. This occurs when anti-aliasing is on "none" and is most noticeable on ...