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 CS3 freezes upon open in Windows 7 Pro 64bit

I've tried nearly everything to get Photoshop to open. I've tried putting a ~ in front of the twian device, as suggested on another site. I've tried running licence recovery as suggested in other ...
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How can I 3D-rotate an image around the y-axis in Photoshop?

How can I use Photoshop in order to rotate a bitmap image on the y-axis? I'm trying to make it so that the right side of the image will go "into" the screen, and the left side will go "out" of the ...
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Adobe Illustrator CS5 64 bit on Windows

Trying to find out if there is a seperate or included 64-bit version of Adobe Illustrator for Windows like Photoshop has.
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Photoshop Vs Fireworks [closed]

What are the benefits of using one over the other. I know Fireworks better then photoshop but the general de-facto out there is photoshop. What makes Photoshop better?
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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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Photoshop causing other programs not receive ESC key

When I run Photoshop CS4 on Windows 7, other running programs don't receive the ESC key (I noticed in PuTTY and Total Commander's Lister). When I close Photoshop, they start receiving the ESC key ...
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How Can I Change the Colour of Multiple Shapes in Photoshop?

I've drawn quite a lot of shapes within Photoshop (Over 100) and want to change the colour of the shapes from black to another colour. How can I do this? I don't see an option for it and can't seem ...
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Uppercase only verdana font

Where can I find a verdana font for ttf that is only uppercase?
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Installing PhotoShop CS5 in windows XP error: (when up to 12% of the installation);

Error Log: ---------- Exit Code: 6 -------------------------------------- Summary -------------------------------------- - 0 fatal error(s), 43 error(s), 41 warning(s) WARNING: The payload: ...
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Extracting the layer transparency into an editable layer mask in Photoshop

Is there any simple way to extract the "baked in" transparency in a layer and turn it into a layer mask in Photoshop? To take a simple example: Let's say that I paint a few strokes with a ...
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Achieve this glowing look

I am trying to recreate a transparent png image so that I can place my featured item in this glowing space What is the technique used here to accomplish the smooth glowing white effect in Photoshop? ...
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One window with two layers in it

I want to resize one layer, but not the other. How?
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Alpha channel areas inside and outside of something

I'm looking at a photo of a pair of eyeglass frames. All around the eyeglasses--extending to the four JPEG edges--are pixels consisting of RGB values 251 through 255, depending on where I click with ...
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Faster way to open multiple pics for HDR

If I start makeing a HDR by file->automation->HDR add pics, I need a lot of time. Can I make a action in bridge to open 3 pics for HDR with just one click? Batch process it, so calculations for the ...
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merging a photo into clouds

I have two pictures: (1) a pic of sky with clouds (2) a pic of some patterns I like to use (1) as basis, but want to fill clouds with the pattern in (2). How may I do this? I use Photoshop on ...
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Photoshop how to Tile an image into bigger multiple layer image

How can you tile a single image into tiled multiple layers in a bigger image? Let's say you have 30x32 image, the new image you would want to have 3x2 tile, thus the new image would be 90x64. ...
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Reducing file size of Photoshop-exported PNG files

I can export a file from PSD (photoshop) to PNG (portable network graphics) format. With an image sized 1024x768 I usually get a PNG file that's approximately 120KB. However, if I open that exact ...
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Photoshop How to save selection to PNG

I have a largish PSD file with a couple of hundred layers, that I would like to extract selected areas from into PNG files. Areas can consist of a couple of layers. Being new to Photoshop, I have ...
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Photoshop: Copying a single layer to a next PSD

Hey all, For the past 20 mins I've trying to copy a layer from one PSD to the next but to no avail. I'm a PS noob so please could someone tell me the steps in which to achieve this short term goal :) ...
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photoshop's “file info” dialog takes a long time to open

I needed to edit some of the metadata that gets saved with images.The images in question were pulled from a camera and are 2576x1932 @ 230dpi, and saved as PSDs. In Photoshop CS4, if I open the PSDs ...
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How to get Pencil-Sketch Effect?

I am trying to get this kind of Pencil-Sketch Effect in Photoshop, but without much luck: Being new to Photoshop, I need either exact steps to bring this effect or links to tutorials. Anyone have ...
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How to save as .PNG file as default in Photoshop CS3?

by default it saves as .psd how do i change it to .png by default because its buggin to change each and every time !!
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How do I batch merge 2 images in Photoshop?

I have lots of designs that I want to put on an image of a blank t-shirt. Here the steps: Open T-Shirt image Open design image onto another layer Reduce design image to about 40-50% Position design ...
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How can I copy a vector mask from one document to another?

I "vectorized" a raster image using vector masks made with the pen tool. Now I need these masks (on separate layers) in another document. How could I copy them, to secure their vector-ness, and have ...
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How can I slice an image into even sizes from the centre of image in photoshop

I have an image of a cake: I'd like to split it into 5 cake slices (ie from the centre) as I want a slice per A4 page Is this possible in photoshop? or easy to do in any other free/online ...
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Is Paint-Shop Pro any good for “heavy-weight” web-design nowadays? [closed]

This is a somewhat "legacy" question. I know that Photoshop is now the de-facto industry standard for web-design. I remember that when I was a kid, no one has even heard of Photoshop, and Paint-Shop ...
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What is the difference between `pt` and `px` in Photoshop?

I'm a little confused on the px vs pt conversion in photoshop. When I change the font size from 12pt to 16px should the size stay the same? Instead I see the the size of the text decrease when I ...
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how can i remove the middle of an image in photoshop 7

i have an image and i want to remove a piece of the middle to make the overall image smaller width. Is there anyway where i can select a section in the middle and it removes that section and ...
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photoshop - scripts - export - layers to files MISSING

I am using Photoshop CS4 on a Mac Powerbook - I am missing the ability to export layers as files by going to scripts - export - layers to files . Does any one know where to get this plugin(?) ...
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How to change the color of a glyphish iPhone icon?

Can anyone tell me how I would go about changing the color of a glyphish icon using Photoshop CS4?
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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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Is saving the images with progressive property in Photoshop helping the images uploading in the browsers?

If I save images in Photoshop with progressive property, are these images progressively downloaded by the browsers ?
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Giving Photoshop for Mac a gray background like on Windows

Having recently moved from Windows to Mac, the transparent application background in Photoshop for Mac is driving me a little bit bananas. Is there a way to give the application itself a gray ...
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Photoshop, how do I move a layer above the top group

In Photoshop, how is the most easy way to move a layer, which is inside a group, outside the group when the group is in top.
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Photoshop: Create solid image with a transparent shape in it

My photoshop file contains the following layers: Shape layer with a custom shape in it colored blue Shape layer with another custom shape in it colored black Solid white layer There is no ...
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help needed to remove a white background

I've purchased an image from istock photo, but need to have the white background removed - keeping the shading etc. Now I'm not so good with Photoshop, and for the life of me I can't get it properly. ...
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Sketch effect in Photoshop

Anyone know how to make this kind of text effect in Photoshop? That pencil sketch effect... Btw, I took this image from ubuntu.stackexchange.com
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How to copy image with an empty area in photoshop

I have two 600x600 pictures I need to merge together. First picture is filled with some background graphics. Second picture contains one small object positioned in the right spot where it should ...
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Photoshop/Illustrator: generate vector graphic from bitmap [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vectorization graphics approach Folks, Photoshop newbie here with what I think is a simple question, but clearly, I am not searching for the right keywords on Google. I ...
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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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How can I batch scan?

In Photoshop CS5, there is built in functionality to get a scan from a scanner. However, the default settings it chooses are unacceptable for my scanner, and it does not remember the setting I use ...
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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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Photoshop + Wine tooltip doesn't go away problem [closed]

I'm running Photoshop CS5 on Wine with Ubuntu Linux. Now it's working great however there's an annoying problem: If you leave your mouse on a file name when you start photoshop, a tooltip opens up ...
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Photoshop/Website: Ps scaling vs HTML scaling?

What's the difference between scaling an image down to 150px in Photoshop and then using that in HTML: <img src="blah.png" /> versus Using a 500px image and then using that in HTML: <img ...
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How to make a image to store several icons?

I want to make a image to hold several icons, they are all the same size. I was wondering if there is a way to see a division every 20px (my icon size), so I can manage the icons position easily. Or ...
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In PhotoShop how do you create images with no bounding box background?

What I mean, to put this in a horribly non-technical way, is if I'm drawing something like say a circle then when it's shown in my game I want it to just be a circle shape on the canvas, not have the ...
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Fill gradient numerically(by entering values)

In Fireworks or Photoshop, is there any way to fill gradient with numerical precision? I'm not talking about setting up gradient but to fill/apply it.
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Performance Bottleneck with Photoshop CS3 on XPSP3

I have an intel core 2 4400, with 4GB of ram running on XP 32-BIT SP3. Photoshop CS3 becomes sluggish & unresponsive even after loading up small files, and this is with only Bridge open as well, ...
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Enable the pink alignment lines after they disappeared

I've been using Photoshop CS5 for some time now and realized that I disabled align lines somehow and want them back. For example, when I have a circle and I'm moving another one around it Photoshop ...
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Getting an object's pixel area in Photoshop

Is there a way to get an oddly-shaped object's pixel area in CS5? Eg. Circle/ellipse. Or, if there's some easy-to-automate way to do it outside of Photoshop. I know it's possible to use a magic wand ...