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Upgrade a Mac, can i keep old OS?

I need to upgrade an old PowerMac 10.4 buying latest version of imac or mac pro. But first i need to know if there's a way to keep alive old software such as Photoshop CS2, Free Hand MX, Quark ...
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Absolute positioning (or specify coordinates) for layers in Photoshop actions

How can I specify an absolute layer position in an action? Using Free Transform and translate defines the translate function relative to the layer that defined the action. Here's what happened: I ...
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What does scaled resolution mean in OSX?

I am using a 4k monitor with the latest version of OSX. In display settings, I have a choice of using scaled resolution for getting larger text. But in these resolution will I lose quality over ...
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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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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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1answer
42 views

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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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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Sub Menu in Photoshop Not Working

i have a problem with my Photoshop CS6.. Usually, if we want to make a custom shape, we are going to custom shape tools in the left toolbar and when the shape tools in the position of rectangle or ...
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Where are my custom Photoshop CS4 actions on Snow Leopard?

I upgraded my HDD and I'm trying to import from the old one my custom user-generated actions (and some imported) which I had in Photoshop CS4. Which I can't find. I have looked in ...
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1answer
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Clearing the memory of a Canon 9500 photo printer

I am using a Canon 9500 series printer with a Mac Mini using Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 and Canon EasyPrint Pro to print a 13 x 19 poster on glossy paper. However when I get to actually printing it, ...
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1answer
729 views

Can't save a Photoshop file on a Mac while Google Drive is syncing

I have a Google Drive folder where I keep some .psd Photoshop files. The folder is set up for automatic background Google Drive sync. When I work on a Photoshop file and save it, Google Drive starts ...
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Resize Photoshop windows that extend off screen?

After using photoshop with an external display and having the "Layers" and other windows extended the full height of the display, when I unplug the external display, the bottom of those windows go ...
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1answer
59 views

Server Alias is inactive when trying to save through program

I'm recently having a lot of problems since I upgraded from lion to mountain lion when trying to save a file to our local file server through Photoshop or Illustrator. Before I did the upgrade, I ...
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1answer
1k views

“Missing Profile” message when opening files in Adobe Photoshop CS6

I'm getting this message on almost every file I open with Photoshop CS6 (I had CS5.5 and this never happened). Besides not being sure if any one of the options could screw up my file, which worries ...
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Photoshop CS6 - spacebar shortcut for hand tool has stopped working

In Photoshop CS6, the default behavior of depressing the spacebar as a shortcut for the Hand tool was working as expected, then stopped for no apparent reason. I have rebooted, closed browsers, shut ...
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Resize images via drag and drop on OSX with good quality

I want to be able to drag and drop images on an application(icon) which preferably doesn't run. This application has to resize the images to 600x450px and drop them somewhere. I already created an ...
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1answer
249 views

Photoshop action to set marquee width and height

For iPhone and iPad screenshots, I like to crop out the status bar. I can never remember the exact pixel dimensions to enter into the marquee tool and when I do find out, it's fiddly to enter it. Is ...
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1answer
294 views

Trying to save a .psd on a Mac network drive fails

For some reason, trying to save a Photoshop (CS5.1) document fails to save on my network drive. (Mac) This only happens with .psd files. All other formats work just fine. Does anyone know what is ...
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198 views

Is there a simple image tool on mac to read alpha value of a pixel?

I am looking for a simple tool that will let me read the RGB and alpha (A) values of a pixel in an image. Something like DigitalColor meter but that returns alpha values. I know this is possible in ...
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146 views

How can I have Photoshop start and run an action on Mac OS X?

I have an action I've created, and it is listed in my action palette: The action takes the image on the clipboard and saves it to a file. How can I start Photoshop and run that action from the ...
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1answer
759 views

Photoshop Doesn't Have Smooth Gradients on a Specific Monitor

After using Photoshop on a daily basis for the past few years, today when I booted up I noticed that photoshops gradients were no longer smooth for me on my laptop monitor. Here's an example: ...
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Can't paste symbol from Character viewer in Mac to Photoshop

This is extremely annoying: I want to paste in a special symbol in Photoshop using the Character Viewer in Mac. I understand that there are some fonts that do not support these symbols, but when I ...
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1answer
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I don't get to see a preview of my PSD files in Finder

I used to be able to see previews of my Photoshop documents in Finder, both as an icon and with Quick Look. Now, all .psd files just show a white box: How can I change this?
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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 ...
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2answers
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Why does Adobe Photoshop auto launch whenever I switch on/restart my Mac OS X 10.6?

This only happens after I software updated my OS X this morning. I'm not sure why this happens, but it's happening.. * pulls hair * It'd be nice if I knew what caused it and how to prevent ...
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1answer
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Automatically set default Save As… image file type to JPEG in Photoshop on Mac OS X

In Photoshop, on Mac OS X, is there a way to have the file type in the Save dialog automatically set to JPG? If not, is there an easy way to trigger an AppleScript program to set it that way? Seems ...
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Photoshop, please let go of my hard drive!

For some reason Photoshop is preventing me from ejecting my external hard drives. None of the drives are set as a scratch disk No files are even open. This is on a MacBook Pro, Photoshop CS5 and an ...
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How can I batch convert multiple folders of images to PNG8?

I've got 4500+ PNG 24 images in 20+ folders that I wish to reduce the size of by converting them to PNG 8. (Aside: I've tried smushing and other png optimisations but the savings are not enough, a ...
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Install Adobe CS5 on Mac with case-sensitive Filesystem

Adobe CS5 installation fails saying it can't be installed on a case-sensitive partition. I have read the brain-damaged System Requirements where it clearly states "cannot install on a volume that uses ...
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2answers
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How to activate application background in Photoshop CS5 on the mac?

I am used to Photoshop CS5 on Windows where the program has a gray background. I don't see my desktop when the program is open. On the Mac t hough, Photoshop is transparent and always fullscreen. I ...
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5k views

Custom Keyboard Shortcut to switch tabs in Photoshop on Mac

In Photoshop on Mac OS X I would like to program Command-Shift-[ and Command-Shift-] to switch between tabs (the different open files). I don't mind losing their functionality as Send-to-Front / ...
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1answer
433 views

Modifier key bug with Adobe Design Standard CS4 (Mac OS 10.6.6)

When I launch the Adobe apps, they ask me if I want to delete the preferences file. I say 'no'. Then, when using the apps, none of the tools seem to work properly, eg in Illustrator, I can't move ...
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1answer
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Large Free space changes on mac when not writing to HDD

Im creating files on PhotoShop CS5. They are 10mb a piece. HDD goes from 35 gb free to suddenly 400 mb free throughout the whole day then it suddenly alerts me of this startup disc being full. In ...
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Change pixel size of multiple images! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Program to automate image resize Hello I have a folder with 100 images and I want to change their pixel size is there an easy way to do it simultaneously to all of them, ...
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1answer
886 views

Can't print from Photoshop… Bad %%BoundingBox: comment seen!

Trying to print from Adobe Photoshop CS4 results in "Bad %%BoundingBox: comment seen!", and the job doesn't print. Does anyone know how to fix this? Canon iR C3380 printer, MacBook Pro, OS X version ...
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Mac & Photoshop: Screen capture of an application then pasting it into a new document in photoshop issue

This used to work perfectly up until about a month or two ago. When doing a screen capture onto the clipboard (cmd + ctr + shift + 4) and pasting it into a new document in Photoshop (only in ...
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Every time I open Photoshop CS3, it says it needs to repair itself

It happens every time I open, and I do click Repair. I repaired disk permissions on my drive to no avail. The problem started after using Apple's magical migration tool to move from my Powerbook G4 ...
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Photoshop masking: Drawing a shape on top of an image, and masking what is outside the shape

I have an image that I want to turn into a button. I want to draw a rounded rectangle on top of the image. I want to then be able to see the image inside the button, and outside of the button, I ...
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How to See Hidden Layers of PSD File in Preview of Mac OS X

I am using Preview in Mac OS X 10.5.8 which is able to open .psd files (Photoshop documents). I couldn't find an option for enable & disable view of some layers. My client has sent me a .psd file ...