Graphics editing program developed and published by Adobe Systems. So ubiquitous its use in photo manipulation that it birthed term "Photoshopping".

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Photoshop how to create a bounded visibility layer?

I don't know what the name of what I am trying to achieve is. A psd file came my way, and I was able to put an image layer below the type of layer I am trying to figure out how to do (and the name of ...
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Analyzing images in photoshop for scientific research

I am a lab assistant at Norther Arizona University's Ecosystem Science research lab with the task of analyzing thousands of images in photoshop. The goal is to calculate the amount of plant matter ...
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What's more important, CPU or GPU? [closed]

For the following programs, what's more important, the quality of the CPU or of the GPU: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro Thanks
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Tool that maximises shapes' size in a fixed size container [closed]

I've been looking for this for quite some time: a way to maximise shape size within a fixed container. Two example use cases: I want to laser cut different shapes as large as possible out of one ...
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Getting info about image dimension on Mavericks [duplicate]

I am using Mavericks OSX and Photoshop CS6. Is there a way to see images dimension when opening image in different apps ? Earlier this was working by default (using Finder ->right click on image->Get ...
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Can I use an external ssd on a 2014 1.4ghz mac mini to run Photo Shop and Light Room

I got the computer for my girlfriend who does photography for a hobby. She has a 24.1 megapixel camera and I'm worried that transferring and developing pictures that size will be slow. Will running ...
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How does Adobe restrict .psd files for new versions of their software?

How does Adobe prevent users from opening a Photoshop CC .psd file to open with a previous Photoshop version like CS2 and is there a way to remove the restriction?
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Does GIMP support smart objects in .psd files?

Is it possible to open and edit Photoshop .psd files with GIMP that are using smart objects? (I'm asking because I would like to add a Android app screenshot into a "hand holding Android device" ...
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Is it possible to change the location of Photoshop's scratch disk file?

By default, scratch disks feature use "root directory" of selected partition/disk. For example: X:\Photoshop Temp1664856906880 As I understand, these scratch disk files should be deleted after ...
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Applocker Exceptions issue with Photoshop Droplets

I have Applocker configured (GPO) to block .exe files from executing on %OSDRIVE%/* unless they live in %PROGRAMFILES%* and %WINDIR%*. This prevents users from running self-executing applications, ...
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Filling with C0 M0 Y0 70K fills with C0 M0 Y0 69K in Photoshop

I have a CMYK document. When I set C0 M0 Y0 70K as foreground color and try to fill a selection I'll get pixels with C0 M0 Y0 69K. Strange is, when I use the Fill command, select Color instead of ...
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I have Helvetica installed but it doesn't show up in the Fonts folder

I have both "Helvetica" and "Helvetica Neue" typefaces installed but only the last one shows up in the Fonts folder even thought when I open Photoshop or any software I can use both. How can I fix ...
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Placing a PSD Bitmap or Layered Tiff over a spot colour in illustrator or Indesign

I have a cover designed in Illustrator CS4 that has spot colour as its base, and I have designed a graphic with a transparent background in photoshop. Cause I am working in Adobe Suite I bring the ...
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Missing font in the template psd

I am on photoshop CC 2014. I need to modify a wedding invitation card. When I opened it I get this error Missing Font.I try to resolve this problem by choosing the proposed font as mentioned in the ...
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MAC OSX recovery unsaved work after Crash of Photoshop CS5

I have worked on several tiff pics, then I have left, stupid, unsaved work and when I got back computer was frozen. After restart Photoshop has re-opened, but not the files. The scratch disc is set ...
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How to add a jpg as a layer in a psd file via script

I have a folder of paired jpg and psd files, like the following: AAA.jpg AAA.psd BBB.jpg BBB.psd CCC.jpg CCC.psd I'm trying to figure out how to merge the jpgs into the psds in an automated way. By ...
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Is there any quality loss when using a place command in Photoshop

I am using “Place” command in Photoshop to import .ai file. Is there any quality loss after using this steps: Save file in Illustrator at some default size—i.e 400x400px—using .ai extension or any ...
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Problems with Photoshop window on multiple monitor in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)

I’m using Macbook Pro 13 and iiyama monitor as an external display. Recently I’ve started having this weird problem: My Photoshop window moves down almost completely out of the screen on my external ...
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How to select a different tool from the Type Tool in Photoshop/Illustrator

I'm currently using the type tool to write some text however can not change tool using a key board short cut. Currently I have to click on the Selection/Direct Selection tool as the "A" or "V" ...
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Combine selection tools and Magnetic Laso Tool usage

I need to make picture selection. It would be much more convenient if I could firstly start selecting using Polygonal Laso Tool then switch to Magnetic Laso Tool in more delicate places then back to ...
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Photoshop clear makes adjacent pixels semi transparent

When I make a selection of some pixels and press delete, Photoshop does get rid of the pixels but as well makes the adjacent pixels (which were not selected) semi transparent for some reason. I would ...
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Real Colors on Monitor [duplicate]

I was creating an info graphic in Photoshop when I noticed that the color is quite different between my two monitors: Which one is the "real" color? I would expect the answer to that to be neither. ...
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In Photoshop CS6, using Windows 7, how can I restore files open before quitting when restarting Photoshop? [closed]

Question sums it up. I researched this and found a link for doing this on Mac, but it is achieved via the OS and not Photoshop.
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High CPU using while dragging with brush tool in photoshop cc

This problem is happening while i am using my brush tool in photoshop cc. So you will be clear, please see the video i captured on youtube ...
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Detecting if an image was generated from unlicensed software

I am not a hardcore graphic designer but I’m knowledgeable in the use of some graphic design tools like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Let’s say I use pirated/unlicensed copy of these software ...
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How to set Photoshop File Associations via command line

I am trying to re-associate .psd files with Photoshop CS6 via command line. I feel like this should work. But it is not. assoc .psd=Photoshop.Image.13 ftype Photoshop.Image.13="C:\Program ...
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Photoshop saving for web issue

I have sliced up an image to save for web on Photoshop (for an e-newsletter) and it works fine on some computers but in others the sliced sections are visible - as in there are weird white lines and ...
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Photoshop CC: How to set default transform reference point to top left?

I work on UI projects in Photoshop CC and need to be able to set default transform reference point to top left to make it easier for me to precisely position elements. It always keeps defaulting to ...
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Issues with photoshop window on second monitor - yosemite

I'm using Macbook Pro 13' and iiyama monitor as an external one. Recently i've started having this weird problem. My photoshop window moves down - almost completely out of the screen on my external ...
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Photoshop Template/Script for Single Image Multiple Locations

I work for a telecommunications company where we create banners and images for television shows, etc. We frequently update our templated photoshop projects with images for new shows, promotions, etc. ...
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Brush stays down on photoshop even when my pen is lifted off the tablet

I use a wacom bamboo tablet, and when I'm in Photoshop (CS6) my brush will stay down (i.e touching the page) even when I lift my pen up from the tablet and the only way to unstick it is if I click ...
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Weird problem, can't delete some Photoshop shortcuts

Once I change the shortcuts of Window > Character and Window > Paragraph to show/hide these panels to F1 and F2. Since then I can't delete the shortcuts anymore. Photoshop only let me change it to ...
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Multiple Default fonts in Photoshop

Does anyone know how to set multiple default font settings for the Adobe Photoshop CS6 text tool? I know how to change the default preference, but I work with a multitude of languages, and am curious ...
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Photoshop Layer Comps are too large

I'm making wireframes for a complex dashboard. I have 40+ layer comps and my 10MB photoshop file is turning into a 30MB PDF. I've already trimmed away unused layers and don't see what else I can do? ...
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Why is Photoshop CC 14.2.1 x64 saving temp files in the same location as PSDs?

I've noticed that in the past 2 weeks or so, Photoshop has been saving temp files in the same directory as PSD files, rather than in the default location (C:\Users[user]\AppData\Local\Temp) on Windows ...
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Keyboard shortcut problem/bug

I don't know if it is a bug or a feature, but it is nevertheless annoying. Let's say I change layer opacity and then click the layer just to deselect the "opacity box", if I now use the keyboard to ...
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Why this scanned book image has no background?

If you save this image on your desktop, you see it's background color as your desktop color. If you open it with Adobe Photoshop, its background id checkered which means it has no background. It's ...
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confusing with Adobe Update Management tool

If I'm using Adobe PhotoShop CC v14.1.2 and I want to download the CC 2014 v15 update PICTURE >>http://i.stack.imgur.com/T1eWA.png Can I download the top one or I need to download all previous ...
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How can I prevent Photoshop from adding an alpha channel to grayscale PNGs?

I'm creating a mosaic using grayscale PNGs which have no alpha channel. I load the images into layers and align and stack them, then merge the layers. Finally, I crop the edges (which have ...
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I don't have a scanner. How can I clean up a photo of a piece of paper?

Recently I've been asked to print a piece of paper, sign it, scan it and then send it back via email. Unfortunately I don't own a scanner. I'm hoping I can take a photo of the paper and then ...
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Strange artifacts in Photoshop

I'm getting extremely strange results in Photoshop CC (2014.2.2 release). After switching a few times between programs back to Photoshop I get the following artefacts. Only remedy seems to be ...
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Photoshop license

I Need some help wich Photoshop version I should choose. Is it possible to install Version 4.0 5.0 6.0 or 7.0 on a New MacBook with 10.10 ? Somebody offered me an old license and an upgrade to CS3. ...
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Photo looks different after saving

I'm pretty sure that there's something in computer that causes that. Everytime I render (save) a picture from Photoshop or Lightroom somehow it gains more contrast. I tried lots of tutorials, was ...
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I cant figure out why photoshop sometimes shifts my pixel grid when I change image size to 200% and 50% for retina

My flow has always been to start at 1X and use image>image size>200% to get 2x and I flip between the 2 using 50% to get back to 1x. But for no apparent reason, 1 out of 50-ish times it shifts ...
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Graphic card crashing with photoshop

I have a new notebook and this machine has two graphics cards. One is "Intel HD Graphics", and the other one is "GeForce GT 740M". Since Photoshop has some problems with multiple graphics cards, ...
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Every hotkey in Photoshop selects the Path Selection Tool. How do I get my shortcuts back?

Since updating to Yosemite, my Photoshop CS4 for Mac has decided the Path Selection Tool can do every job, lol. I went to "Edit -> Keyboard Shortcuts..." and made sure it was on the default settings. ...
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Photoshop (CS5): Cursor + bounding box not showing when editing some text layers

I have a Photoshop (CS5) file in which multiple text layers do not show a cursor when I select them. In case of paragraph text layers, the layer's bounding box/resize controls are also invisible. In ...
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How can I edit and save an animated gif brightness adjustment in Adobobe Photoshop CC 2014?

I have two problem with gif brightness correction. When I drag and drop a animated gif image in to Adobobe Photoshop CC 2014, I get just the first frame of image. After I added the brightness ...
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Conflict shortcuts between chrome and photoshop

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1, Photoshop CS6 13.0 64bit and Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m and Chromium 41.0.2241.0 (64-bit). I'm having this problem with Photoshop, I want to use some Photoshop ...
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How do I find the nested layers that may cause problems in older CS versions?

I get the warning, but can't see where the problem is. The warning pops up at seemingly random times. My groups aren't nested in any weird way, as far as I can see. The + and & symbols are used ...