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 + 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 ...
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Determine pixel alpha value in photoshop

I want to see alpha value for given pixel in Photoshop, is it possible?
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Editing lines (Photoshop / Illustrator)

I have a problem editing this image: This is only a small part of the image zoomed in. The request is that the lines be the same width and not that wonky, if possible. These lines are on a separate ...
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photoshop - How to show the cursor coordinate in selection and dropper

I am using Adobe Photoshop CS4 to edit a picture. The problems I have are that I don't know where I can see the mouse cursor coordinate while I move my mouse. Q1> For example, in Paint.Net, whenever ...
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Batch saving incrementing file number with an action that has two save steps

I'm trying to crop an image into two halves and save both halves with an incrementing page number. I doing this as a batch- it's working OK, however as the Action has two Save steps when I come to run ...
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Round off one edge of an image

I want to round off the top left hand corner of an image as someone has simply removed pixels and it looks a mess on the site. Can anyone possibly tell me how to achieve this in Photoshop?
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Photoshop: Converting bitmap to shape

I have a low res image with a S shape which I want to use. However due to the colors and the quality of the image i cannot get a good smooth edged selection or work path of the S shape in the image. ...
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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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How slice PSDs on Ubuntu?

I really hate booting into Windows 7 just to boot up Ps to cut out some stuff and then flip back to Ubuntu... plus, if i missed something or other, its a mega pain in the ass to reboot again. Gimp ...
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Can an Asus EEE PC 1005P run Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator CS5?

We can also assume that the netbook is pre-installed with Windows 7 Home Premium.
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How to create an action from history in Photoshop?

I just applied a lot of adjustments to an image and would like to transform them in a new action. How can I create an action from the history? (I tried to go back to the first step in history and ...
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Duplicating a layer in Photoshop without 'copy' behind its name

I want to duplicate a layer in Photoshop, but I don't want the word 'copy' to automatically be added behind the layer name. Is there a way to turn this behaviour off?
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Photoshop is adding a border

For some reason, Photoshop seems to be adding a white border around my image. It's lighter than the background and stands out when viewing the created page. This is happening with two images, using 8 ...
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Converting grayscale shades into alpha channel

I have a gray-scale image. I need to convert gray-scale tones to transparency data in alpha channel using Adobe Photoshop. Say if the area is black, then no transparency. The white areas will be ...
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Vertically scaling part of an image using Photoshop/Fireworks

This is an image of a blackboard: I would like to reduce its height while its width, and all its four wooden borders (top, bottom, left, right) should stay unchanged. Could anyone kindly suggest ...
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Photoshop CS5 insane slow on Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

I've bought a powerful machine, Intel I7 720Q with 8 GB RAM and 7200 RPM HDD and Radeon 5870 with 1GB VRAM, and after installing the new Adobe Master collection CS5 I found out, that both Photoshop ...
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Photoshop - How to create a completely non anti-aliased image

How to create a completely non anti-aliased image... see the white dots on the body outline... by the way this thing is transparent and is being displayed on desktop via an application... ...
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Converting Photoshop .CSH files to .SVG or .EPS. Possible?

excuse my total ignorance, but does anyone know if it might be possible to convert Photoshop's .CSH files (Custom Shape Format) to standard .SVG or .EPS files? They're both Vector shapes, so it seems ...
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Can I open CS5 photoshop files in CS4?

I was wondering if there is a certain way that I have to save my CS5 photoshop file so that it can open up in CS4. I use CS5 at home and at school we use CS4 and I know in Illustrator you have to do ...
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wrapping text in photoshop

is there any way to wrap the text in photopshop ? I have to add new lines to format the paragraph. I was wondering if I can wrap it by dragging a container. I use Photoshop CS5
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Transforming multiple filled shapes into transparent outlines in Photoshop

I'm trying to create a filled plus sign and an empty transparent plus sign in Photoshop. I've been able to create the filled sign with ease, by creating a green vertical rectangle, duplicating it, and ...
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Paste transparency from Photoshop into Flash

I am working with a PSD that has layers. Each layer has a transparent background as well as the base layer. I was curious if it is possible to copy a layer and paste into Flash preserving the ...
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photoshop: gradient transitions

how can I make a transition like this with photoshop ? http://dl.dropbox.com/u/72686/transition.png/ I need to merge these 2 images
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Psd - How to resize content

I have Psd image which is now 48x48 pixel and i like to change it to 128x128 without losing quality/resolution. How? notes, the psd has multi layers thank you.
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How to make a image transparent?

I am trying to make a simple jpeg file as transparent. I want to erase all white color in it and save it as png. I remember in Photoshop CS2 there was one nice tool which removed white color by ...
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Guide overlay with marquee tool in Photoshop

Is there a way to use a guide overlay similar to the crop tool, but with the marquee tool? I'm trying to crop to a specific aspect ratio and the marquee tool seems to be the only one that can do ...
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How to blend colors in Photoshop like paint?

Is there a way to set up a photoshop file so that when you paint colors over eachother, they automatically blend as if they were pigments? i.e. when you paint a yellow line over a red line, the ...
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Hide photoshop resizing controls

In Photoshop, I accidentally turned on something that shows the resize controls every time I select a layer and I can't figure out how to turn it off. It goes away when I deselect View > Extras but ...
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in Photoshop CS4, how do I make an adjustment layer apply only to the layer directly beneath it?

I know I can do this: select adjustment layer ctrl-click layer beneath it invert selection and delete But this only captures the CURRENT shape of the lower layer. So if I later edit it, the mask ...
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extra one color with photoshop

Does anyone know how I can extract just the black from the image below? http://d365447.u142.fasthit.net/logoidea.png
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Erasing everything that is not selected?

I'm using Photoshop CS4 and was wonder if there is a way to erase/delete everything that is not selected? Instead of the usual scenario of erasing everything that is selected.
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 won't start

Basically after a few start and use it stops working. First I used my boxed version, it stopped working. Then used a portable version (hey if I got a license then why not) it worked. Now that also ...
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Can i use any font commercially if they comes with software which i purchased?

Can i use any font commercially if they comes with software which i have? For example Can i use Fonts commercially which came with Windows 7 MS Office 2007 Adobe Photoshop
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PHOTOSHOP - combining 300 PNGs with the same background

I have 300 PNG images with transparency and one background image. All have the same size. I need to combine each of the 300 PNGs with the background and save as a new PNG. So, I need to create 300 ...
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How to recover pixelated text from jpeg in photoshop?

I´ve got an jpeg image with text on it (badly scanned document), which is hardly readable. I have already played around with the sharpen filters, contrast, levels and the color replacement tool, with ...
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PSD (photoshop) editing on Ubuntu

I have a PSD for a website that must be sliced. I can not work in Win or OSX box(or a virtual machine). What are the solutions for editing a PSD in Ubuntu 9.10? Which one do you recommend? Thank ...
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Is there a way to sharpen low quality images

I have a lot of images for a project that are not really sharp and crisp. I think these were old images that were resized a lot etc. This is because I am working on a website for a client and she ...
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Photoshop vector line

When I use the line tool in Photoshop, it creates a vector layer mask with the shape of that line. When I draw a curved line with the pen tool, the only option I see for making a line out of the path ...
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Why are PNG-8 files mangled when opened in Photoshop?

Why are some 32 bit PNGs opened in Photoshop with Indexed Colors and no transparency? For instance, I grabbed a png icon file of the Stack Overflow logo at: ...
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Anaglyph (3D) digital artwork with Photoshop

Is it possible to take digital artwork and create an anaglyph (3D) version of it in Photoshop (or any similar program)? How? I would like show some digital artwork in stereoscopic 3D. I'm aware ...
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How to do this glare in Photoshop?

I am trying to duplicate the glare behind this girl in Photoshop. How can it be done? Alternatively, is there a tutorial?
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Photoshop CS4 path problem

i'm having a strange problem with photoshop: i'm creating a new layer then use the path tool for drawing something. the new path will then only show up under "paths" but the current layer remains ...
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Removing scanner selection from Windows' scan window

I'm having an issue with scanner services showing up. I recently reinstalled Photoshop, but it seems that the old "scanner service" stayed. Assistance in removing this will be appreciated. ...