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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“Select forward layer” keyboard shortcut - include invisible layers

Due to my non-US keyboard I've had to make an Action that maps "Select forward layer" to an F-key. However the "Select forward layer" doesn't select invisible layers. Is there a way to select the ...
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Saving all open files in Photoshop (CS5)

I have learned that Photoshop does not come with a "Save all" command. However, I would like to have such a command. What I found on the web: I read here that I can record the action of saving a ...
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Photoshop Actions

For some reason, when I am recording an action, when I try to align an object to the top left of the layer, it does not get recorded. Why is this happening? Even if I try moving the option with the ...
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How to scale a bitmap in Photoshop without anti-aliasing?

I have this pixely layer which I need to scale 200% in both directions. Since the pixels should be exactly double the size, I expect no anti-aliasing. (fuzziness). However, the newly sized image is ...
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Search for text inside a bunch of Photoshop files

I have hundreds of Photoshop files that contain text layers. Is there a way to search for text in these files? Maybe a connector for Google desktop or Windows search?
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Open two copies of the same file side-by-side in Photoshop

In Photoshop, I can open two separate files and put them side-by-side to compare them. But can I do this with the same file? Can I open the same file in two different "tabs" in one Photoshop window, ...
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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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How to set an element position using measurments in photoshop?

I wanted to know how to set an element position depending on measures, for example if my document is 1000 pixels wide and 500 pixels in height, How to set an element to be 100 pixels away from the ...
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Photoshop Memory issue

I'm running into some major problems with Photoshop. This has just recently started to happen to me. I'm running Photoshop cs3 extended on Windows. I've been trying to create some text with 2 ...
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How do I avoid my picture gets too blurry when compressed?

I have tried everything I can think of to avoid my page profile picture getting blurry , but no matter how small I resize it (resized it to width of 180px - still blurred), it still gets blurry. ...
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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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Why Photoshop CS5's photomerge's result immediately disappear?

I have a bunch of JPG-files which I want to stitch together with Photoshop's Photomerge function. I choose File → Automate → Photomerge... and browse for the files. Photoshop opens the ...
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Make Images more vivid in Photoshop CS5

I am working on a project where I need to display nice flowers on a website. Now the flowers that I have got are not that well made, and making new ones is too much of a hassle. I will display the ...
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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?