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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Output average brightness (from histogram) of multiple slices in photoshop

I have an image with 86 x 86 pixel slices (about 400 of them), and I want to get an average brightness level for each slice, ideally read out into excel from photoshop. Is there a way to do this? ...
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Photoshop - Multiple user woes

Our office is currently having a problem with Photoshop with regards to multiple users working on the same file. For example 2 users can be editing the same file on the network creating confusion when ...
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Using Photoshop smart objects, the layer compositions from the smart object won't show in the host document

As explained in http://bjango.com/articles/photoshopcc2014smartobjects/ it should be possible to have the layer compositions of a smart object be selectable in the host document. Somehow, this ...
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Image opens all grey even though the thumbnail looks fine

I'm trying to open up these images. When I view them from the folder, the thumbnail looks fine but when I open it, it's just a big grey blob. I can see some outlines so the image "is there" but for ...
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How can I change the color of a custom shape in photoshop with multiple colors?

I am working with custom shapes in photoshop and when I click bucket fill, it fills the entire image with one color. Are there ways to make the image multiple colors? For instance, if I had a ...
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Creating pixel art by tracing full resolution image

I'm trying to teach myself pixel art using Pixen or Photoshop. I'm terrible at free handing it and I'm trying to import a full resolution sprite as a background to trace. Each program downgrades my ...
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Can you apply photoshop layer styles to a whole group, while excluding certain layers?

I currently have rings that need to be at 70% opacity while on the Overlay mode, but it has to be in a group with layer styles applied to that group, as the rings overlap a little. If I apply the ...
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Scratch disks in Photoshop filling instantly

I have an issue on my MacBook Air: When I save a .psd file (About 1 gigabyte), with seven gigabytes available to save it, my Macintosh HD fills up completely to the point of Photoshop not being able ...
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Software: Language changing impossible in Office 2010 and up and Windows 7 after loading Photoshop

I'm having a really peculiar problem in Windows 7. Whenever I load Adobe Photoshop C5, something bad happens to my Office. Suddenly it becomes impossible to switch between Hebrew and English and vice ...
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File Attributes - AI …Any clues?

Can anyone point me what does it mean when a .png file having 'AI' as File > Properties > Details > Attributes. Does it mean it made with Adobe Illustrator ? Also note that the png is 8bit image.
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Clicking Photoshop tool opens tool submenu

Since the last time I installed Photoshop (CS6), when I click a tool with several kinds, like marquee (Rectangular, Elliptical etc) in the picture below it opens the menu which allows me to choose the ...
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can't merge down layers photoshop cs6?

I have adobe Photoshop cs6 installed only the 64 bit I didn't install the x86, now I can't merge down layers I tried ctrl+D but didn't work besides "merge down" command is dimmed
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Win 8, Photoshop CS2: escape key not working

For some reason, Photoshop is preventing the use of the escape key in other programs. This question is also asked here: Photoshop causing other programs not receive ESC key ...however the accepted ...
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Photoshop Animation - Assign Frame to Layer

Is it possible to assign a frame to a specific layer? Having to select a target layer every time you switch frames feels really awkward so this, coupled with hotkeys for frame navigation, would make ...
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photoshop cs5 move tool to autoselect corners?

I'm creating some designs with photoshop and have found that trying to move elements by pixels is a real pain. After selecting the object, I then have to select which corner I'm defining the location ...
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How do you make a dot in photoshop?

Using the pen tool I can make an appropriate-looking dot. However, I then find that when I make another dot it tries to join them up, which is not what I want.
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How do I make 2 images a side-by-side split image in CS6?

How do I make 2 images a side-by-side split image in PhotoShop CS6?
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Photoshop batch generating all variants from 4 basic modules

I have 4 different modules: Hat, gloves, t-shirt and coat. I have different variants in hats (black, white, and blue), different variants in gloves etc. Each variant has a picture (transparent png, ...
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Copy Stamp of 'Photoshop CS2' doesn't work under LMDE with Crossover 13

i managed to install PS CS2 with Crossover Linux under Linux Mint Debian Edition and now every tool works fine except for one the copy stamp and this is rather important for me because i edit a lot of ...
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How do I stop every frame looking like this in a .gif in photoshop?

Like this: Every new frame needs the previous frames to be visible to stop them looking like the above image (see link above). The gif I'm editing has over 700 frames and I can't go to each ...
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How is it that some software knows the correct orientation of an image and other software does not?

I download some photos off Google drive and when I open them in Windows Photo Viewer some are incorrectly oriented. I opened them in Photoshop with the intent to rotate them but Photoshop already ...
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How can I print a Photoshop .psb file?

I'm creating a large image with Photoshop (> 30,000) pixels, and it makes me save it in .psb format. Once I do that, however, Photoshop (CS3) is no longer willing to print the image for me. Is this a ...
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Transform colors given 2x2 color pair (in Photoshop)

I would like to transform colors in the attached image (and other hundreds) defined by the following rule: 1) the lightest blue became the light green (exactly like as in the upper right color ...
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Photoshop script that can transfer layer groups between files and then save

I'm really hoping that you guys can help me. What I'd like to have is a script that can transfer a layer group from one file to another. The receiving file starts as a JPG. After the group transfers, ...
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photshop cc, 3d feature not visible. Intel (R) hd graphics

Hi I have a toshiba satellite c650 and I installed photoshop CC. and openGL is not working I cannot use the 3D features and cannot use rotate functions. the specs are as follows 8GB RAM 300GB HDD ...
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Change the default image compression in Photoshop Elements 11

I have a lot (200+) of jPegs that I need to crop and then save. I'm using Elements, so recording an Action is out. The approach I'm using is to edit a bunch of images, then Close All and use the ...
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Photoshop 7 license and commercial use

I have read a Photoshop 7.0 (2002 release) user license but in no place did i find it referred in the licence I could use the software for commercial/business needs. Does it mean I cannot use it ...
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How to Serve Mac Applications?

Can you put a mac application on a home file server, open the app from the client machine in finder, and use it just like it was on the client machine?
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Limited pixel values in layer effects and styles (Photoshop)

Some layer effects and styles in Photoshop have pixel settings. The problem appears when you want to scale your design. For example, in Bevel and Emboss you are able to set the Size and Soften. The ...
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Need some help in recognizing a font on the image [duplicate]

Can't figure out, what kind of font is used here? Could somebody help?
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Photoshop bug or something using drop shadow

I have several layers using drop shadow that is suppose to have different angles. But whenever I change or add a drop shadow all others gets changed too, to the same angle. Is this a bug or is there ...
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save for web and devices “the directory name is invalid”

When I press save in the "Save for Web & Devices" window it says: "Could not complete this operation. The directory name is invalid." How can I correct this, so that it opens a file dialog ...
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Simulate Photoshop-like filters within Flash/AS3

Artist specified multiple filters and their properties for text field within Photoshop. I (as a programmer) need to duplicate the visual appearance of text field exactly as it looks within Photoshop, ...
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Removing border left when removing color

I'm trying to remove the background from a JPG. I'm using Selection -> Color range to select the background color and remove it, but when I select it and remove it, a little border remains on the ...
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How to keep EXIF data in a DSLR video after editing / compressing with Photoshop CC?

So I have a bunch of home video files with my kids and family. I want to do some edits like text overlay, music backgrounds etc and also compress them using Photoshop CC. However, after compressing or ...
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How can I open a screenshot with separate layers in Photoshop?

Im currently running Adobe Photoshop version 11.0.2 on my mac, and I have taken a screenshot of logo in png format. When I open it in Photoshop I would like it to have separate layers. Is there any ...
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Can't generate a Reflow project from photoshop CC

According to this video importing a psd from Photoshop CC to Reflow is as simple as going to the menu File > Generate and clic Edge Reflow Project. But this menu item is not showing in my case. I'm ...
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slice image in photoshop, so that repeat is not visible in html and css later

not sure if it is SU topic, but where to ask then? Designer create such design of some element: is it real, and how to slice element, for example for 20px, and repeat them? I can't do this normal: ...
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Can I use git to version control psd files and maya projects?

I've had great success with git, version controlling, sharing and collaborating on my programming projects, and would love to do the same with photoshop .psds, illustrator .ais and maya projects. ...
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How to use a separate depth map jpg for Photoshop lens blur?

The following is my situation: I have a jpg of a portrait I have another jpg which is the depth map for the portrait I want to convert the depth map jpg into an alpha channel for the portrait jpg, ...
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How can I open a .jpg in Photoshop by default (Registry)

I'm looking for a way that I can edit the registry to open up .jpg's in Photoshop be default. I guess my questions are one - is this possible? Two - how do you do it? I know you are supposed to ...
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What is the difference between Adobe Photoshop CS vs Adobe Photoshop CC?

In Adobe site there is a Adobe Creative suit CS6 and Adobe Creative Cloud.What is the main difference between the two?
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Is there any way in os x to configure apps to put their temp files on the external drive?

I want to save my SSD from unnecessary write-cycles. Is there a way to configure OS X applications to put temp files to the specified directory on the external drive? I have this question primary ...
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Photoshop going all weird and making some options blue?

Why are my options like this? Why are some of my options blue? I think I clicked something but I'm not sure.
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Can Photoshop export directly to a website or external link? [closed]

How extendable can Photoshop functionality be made? Can one create a plugin/extension/script that can give you 1-click or 2-click ability to save or export and publish directly to a website?
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CS6 programs close after startup

I can't start my Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign CS6 anymore, it just shuts down as soon as it's done loading, without any errors. Only Bridge CS6 will start. I tried launching with Ctrl+Alt and ...
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How to increase video memory for virtual machine?

I have a Linux host running Windows 7 in a Virtualbox guest. I am trying to enable 3D accelerated functionality in Adobe Photoshop CC running on that guest, which requires at least 512MB of VRAM. ...
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How to use Photoshop ot other software to make this kind of picture?

Here is the pic: Make one part stand out by making the other part grey. How to do that in Photoshop or other software?
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How can I view the EXIF orientation of a photo in Photoshop?

I have a photo and I want to determine whether the EXIF tags specify a rotation/orientation (portrait/landscape) or not. Can I do this in Photoshop (CC v14)? I just can't seem to find any reference ...
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Why does the image file size change so much when saving from PS?

I have a PNG which is 1.27mb. If I open it in Paint and save it out as a JPG, it becomes 943kb. If I then take that JPG into Photoshop and save it over the same JPG, with the quality set to 12, it ...