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 CS5 - Export flattened layers in groups to their own files

I have 10 groups of flattened images which need to be trimmed, exported to png and placed in their own file with the same name as the group. I can't find the script to do this anywhere and was ...
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Export frames of animation separately

I'm working with lots of Photoshop animations provided to me by a designer. Each one is made of six frames, and I need to export each frame so that they have the titles (say): left*.png, where * is ...
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Photoshop CS5 performance over network drive (cifs)

I did install a QNAP NAS TS410 for a customer (professional photographer) with 3 Hitachi Deskstar 7200rpm 2TB disk configured as RAID5. The NAS and the workstations are connected over a Gigabit ...
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change background color of .gif in adobe photoshop

I am trying to change the background of an image from white to grey in Adobe Photoshop, but I can't find out how to do it. Can someone assist me ?
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How do you create square thumbnails for a set of images (with Photoshop?)

I want to create a gallery of images, but for the thumbnails I want them to be all one size (square or rectangular). Some of the photos are portrait and some to be landscape - but for I want the ...
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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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Enabling Photoshop CS5 Extended Features in Master Collection

How do I enable Photoshop Extended features in CS5 Master Collection?
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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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Automatically add blank margins to pictures to obtain 4x5 aspect-ratio?

I frequently order prints online. However the printing-service is automated and crops out the pictures I upload to a 4x5 ratio. I'd like to be able to add margins (e.g. white) to the pictures BEFORE I ...
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How to do fix this coloring issue in photoshop?

I have a simple issue that I can't fix. When I try to color an area the color goes out of the borders and creates ugly edges. Instead of getting a picture like this: I'm getting a picture like ...
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Switching from Photoshop to GIMP - articles or guidance?

I've been using Photoshop CS3 since its release but I now do all my web work on Linux, and in the rare instances where I need to do any graphics work I have to swap onto another PC and then transfer ...
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Photoshop color effect

Online I see a lot of brush collections. Sometimes they are tagged as High Resolution brushes. When you use these brushes you see "objects" appearing in the page while you draw (circles, for ...
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Creating blurred PNG image to lay over text link

I have a website where I want the text links in the navigation to be blurred. When the visitor then hover over the text link it becomes clear again. My idea is to make some kind of blurred image in ...
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whats the best way to put a picture frame around an image using photoshop?

i have a photo and i want to put a "frame" around it so i can paste as a layer into a larger image and have it look like this was a photo frame hanging on a wall is there any easy way to do this?
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is it possible to select a circle area in adobe photoshop 7

i want to copy a circle area from one picture and paste as a layer into another picture but i only see: Rectangle Select or Lasso free form select is there anyway to select a perfect circle area ? ...
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How to get Photoshop to open with a transparent layer

Photoshop (CS4) always opens a new file with a white Background layer that I nearly always delete. Is it possible to get it to open with a non-locked transparent layer instead?
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Can we save image slices in sub folders in Photoshop?

I am using Photoshop CS5, by default, Photoshop saves image slices in a folder named images. This is fine but there are lots of images, saving them all in a single folder becomes quite messy. What I ...
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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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Can Photoshop remember the colors I previously used?

I'm using Photoshop Elements 7, and I'm looking for something like what's in GIMP's color picker, where you can easily select any of the last 10 colors you used before.
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Colors less saturated in Snow Leopard Finder, Preview & Safari than in Chrome — why?

If I look at the picture here in Safari, Preview or the finder, the shades of blue are significantly different than if I look at the picture in Google Chrome (they are less saturated than in Chrome). ...
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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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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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Convert TIFF with Alpha Channel to PNG?

I have a TIFF File that has a blue background and an Alpha Channel. I would like to save a PNG File which has the blue background transparent, using the Alpha Channel (because some pixels are not ...
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Mysterious behavior of Rectangular Marquee Tool in Photoshop CS4 on Snow Leopard

My selection boundary always snaps to the top left corner of the image boundary. I have googled about this and found this page below: ...
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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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How do brush opacity and flow work together in Photoshop

I've tried various settings, and get different results, but I don't understand how flow percentage affects the outcome. It seems to affect how "fast" I get to the maximum opacity set for the brush in ...
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How to change radius of rounded rectangle in Photoshop

At this point, I'm thinking of just using CSS 3, esp. since I'm a programmer, but I'd like to do this with Photoshop because I think it's nicer since I'm working with images anyway, among other ...
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Add noise to gradient photoshop

Does anyone know how to add noise to a gradient on photoshop cs3 ?
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Pasting Mac screenshot selection into Photoshop doesn't preserve color depth

(I'm on Mac OS X 10.6.5, though I just upgraded from 10.5 maybe a month ago.) Since time out of mind, I have been able to copy a screenshot selection to the clipboard (using cmd+ctrl+shift+4), and ...
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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 ...