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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mixing a little bit of color into greys

In this wonderful blog post by Ian Storm Taylor he writes: Saturation is just as important. You can do even better than staying away from pure #000000 black too. Whenever you’re working with ...
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Deactivate anti-aliasing when deleting a selection in Photoshop

I have a simple task to complete with Photoshop that i'm not able to do. I have an image which i want to select an area and delete it without anti-aliasing, i want to cut to the exact selected ...
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I need help calibrating color across multiple programs

I have recently gotten a new computer, and I am having trouble calibrating the color. Up until this point, the color in the web browser is accurate, and continues to be for most images, but I am ...
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Why does Photoshop CS6 is automatically re-opening the same file for months?

I don't use Photoshop a lot, and I don't understand why, but once upon a time I used it for editing a PSD file and since then, everytime i run Photoshop, it opens that file again. I closed the file ...
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How do I blur an image using Photoshop

I have an image which is basically converted from some original good image to the above shown first image. I want to apply the same effect(as shown in above image) to this image I have ...
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Photoshop always prompts me with a Save As dialog when saving

When press the key combination Ctrl + S Photoshop goes to the Save As dialog. I'm trying to save a PNG image, but Photoshop wants me to Save (it) As a PSD format. Any suggestions?
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Microsoft Visual Basic and Adobe Photoshop trouble

I have recently learnt to use Microsoft Visual Basic. However, I closed (by clicking the "X") on the box where the forms could be edited, by mistake. I cannot bring it back. How do I bring it back? ...
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Photoshop CS6: Line tool prints arrow instead of line

I'm trying to draw a basic line, but instead it draws an arrow shape. I select the Line Tool from the toolbar. I set up its fill and stroke colors and thickness. I simply try to draw a line with it. ...
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Save a region of an image without cropping

I have a complex photoshop image with many layers (its for a game). I often want to save a particular rectangle (or two) within the image as png files. Often I will do this many times with different ...
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Display partial screen on projector

For a musical, live-drawing (in Photoshop or other sofware) will be projected onto the stage background. However, I do not want to display the toolbars and chrome. Is there a way to only project a ...
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Export layers as images with TXT info file about each exported image

Exporting layers to images in both Photoshop and Gimp is easy. But is there a way that any of these tools create a TXT file for each exported image which would contain some information about ...
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Getting low quality images in corel 14

I am a kids book designer, I am using Corel 14. I want to use Photoshop CS5 for designing instead Corel. But I want the final product in Corel. The question is when I import JPEG made from Photoshop ...
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JPG PNG pics converted into PS layers?

I have a basic knowledge of layers. How do I convert pictures (JPG, PNG, GIF) (which can be opened into a new PhotoShop window via Windows Explorer or any other file manager) to PhotoShop layers? I ...
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An unknown or invalid jpeg marker type is found

I tried to resize about 25,000 photos via a batch operation in Adobe Photoshop CS6. However, I receive the errors: could not complete request because an unknown or invalid jpeg marker type is found ...
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Photoshop adds “Software Adobe ImageReady” metadata

So, I'm using Adobe Photoshop, but whenever I export an image as a png for web and devices, I get this junk in a tEXT chunk, Software Adobe ImageReady, even when metadata is set to None. I've been ...
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Control batch layer visibility in Photoshop based on second layer

I am creating hundreds of instances of the same photograph using layer comps. Part of the process requires me to add a reflection to all of these images, the problem being the reflection changes ...
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How to vector a logo?

I'm trying to convert the logo I've built in photoshop to a vector so I can resize it to fit different app and mobile screens. I've tried the live trace in illustrator function but that just distorts ...
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Create PPM with Photoshop?

I'm working on a project that requires I use the *.ppm image format. I have Adobe Photoshop CC. I can make *.pbm (Portable Bitmap), but how do I make a *.ppm with Photoshop? PPM Format
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Determine colours used in psd file

How can I easily determine which colours were used in a specific psd file without having to dig through every layer using the colour picker tool?
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Stacking layers top-to-tail to create a long banner print of software code in Photoshop

I have lots of software code (in tSQL, html, JavaScript, XAML, and C#) that I need to print in a long scroll. The scroll will be no more than 440mm wide and as long as it needs to be (though the roll ...
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photoshop rectangle marquee dimensions and info dimensions differ

I select one element on my psd design. Rectangle marquee says smaller size(9px), but after i let my mouse - info panel says element is 15px in width. I'm using photoshop cs6
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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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Photoshop randomly opens masses of help data and then crashes

I Have been experiencing an extremely annoying problem with my copy of Photoshop CS6 Extended as of late- I also experienced it in the past, however, not nearly as often. Essentially what happens is, ...
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why the border in Photoshop turn out blurry?

I'm using photoshop cs 6. when i try to make a border, it turn out blurry. I've check feather, and stroke. All set in 0px. Here's the image of the border:
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Graphics editor that represents everything as code/script/markup?

When I'm creating graphics in Photoshop or Illustrator, I often wish my work was entirely represented by some plain-text format so that I could dive down and make rapid changes without doing too much ...
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Adobe InDesign Ctrl+Tab'ing: can you make it cycle in tab order, instead of 'last used' order?

In InDesign, I often want to quckly Ctrl+Tab back and forth between two documents side-by-side (using, of course, Ctrl+Shift+Tab to go the other way). But I might have four documents open, in total. I ...
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Can I write a 16bit greyscale .PGM file? or should I make a .RAW?

I wanted to know if Photoshop or Gimp would properly read an ASCII .PGM file with 16bit values. I tried but it didn't work, however I don't see why it is impossible. take a pgm file like this: P2 3 ...
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Linked Photoshop layer masks that are inverse of each other

I'm working on a Photoshop CS6 template which will be used pretty regularly that consists of two layers that are essentially inverses of each other. Right now I've got a layer mask for the top layer ...
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Font looks broken in Illustrator

I designed a 3.25x2.25 inch card in CMYK using Helvetica Neue font with 450 dpi in photoshop. Then I opened it in illustrator to save it as a .ai in order to print it. But the main problem is in the ...
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Transparent area of the layers without deleting pixels?

I have four layers on an image and want to create a fifth one (on top) which will be a small circle on the left top angle. Is it possible to make all the four layers transparent only and just in the ...
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Could not save a copy as 'filename.pdf' because of a program error

I've been trying to save a psd as pdf file in PhotoShop but I get the following message: Could not save a copy as 'filename.pdf' because of a program error I'm using a mac if that helps. Anyone has ...
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Resizing image for facebook [closed]

Yesterday I took a night shot of Hooghly Bridge with D5100, and it was cool :) I resized down the image to 2048*1356 px using Photoshop CS5 [default settings] and uploaded the image to Facebook. ...
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Photoshop's scratch disk using up all disk space

A colleague is trying to edit a large piece of work (350cm x 152cm) at a very high resolution (300 dpi) and we noticed that the hard drive was becoming very full (4kb remaining at some points). I ...
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Grey color doesn't show up in photoshop

When I am using Photoshop, it doesn't display the color grey correctly. Usually when I use the color picker tool, it shows different shades of the color grey on the left hand side. But now, even if I ...
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windows 7: mouse can't move or resize windows

When I mouse-drag a window's titlebar, the window doesn't move. When I alt-space, m, arrow keys, the window does move (and then mouse-drag works, until I click and release the mouse button.) Same ...
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How do I make the same crop from two images in photoshop?

I have two images that were taken at the exact same spot by at a different time. I want to make a side by side comparison image to show the differences of a zoomed in crop of the image. How do I do ...
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Is it possible to open Adobe Illustrator files from last close?

Say you have three files open in Adobe Illustrator, but you exit out of the program. Is there a way that you can have those three files opened back up when you open up Illustrator again? Similar to ...
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Photoshop cs6 does not work anymore

I have a windows 7, 64 bit. I had an issue with my my pc, i scan it with malwarebytes, it removed about 9 viruses, i can't tell you what was removed, i accidentally emptied the quarantine. Since i ...
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Javascript to Automate Paths to Layers in Photoshop

I am looking for a javascript that can run within Photoshop. Ideally, the script will convert a series of clipping paths to layers - and then fill the layer (defined by the clipping path) with black. ...
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Photoshop: “Convert to smart object” abandons layer blending mode

Cutting a PSD comp for a website I'm building, and some of the layers have a particular blending mode set. Now, normally when I'm cutting PNG, I convert all layers into a single smart object, then ...
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Photoshop background cancellation/phasing removal?

Lets say I have a picture like this: pic one And an original pic: original Is it possible to remove the background by sort of cancelling the background out or phasing it out since and remain with ...
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“Select > New 3D Extrusion” is greyed out in Photoshop CS6

Why is this greyed out? I heard that Adobe are enforcing hardware limitations. What I'm running:
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Adobe Photoshop CS6 crashes with two videocards

After installing 2nd videocard Adobe Photoshop CS6 crashes with some actions. Only Photoshop crashes, not system. So question is: how to solve this without removing 2nd videocard? I have 4 monitors ...
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Change Photoshop language to English

I installed localized version of Photoshop CS6. Problem is, that all online tutorials are based on English version. So I want to change my UI language.
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how to calculate “line height” from psd file?

I have a .PSD and trying to convert it to HTML/CSS. I can't calculate the line height in CSS from the .PSD. How can I calculate the line height from the leading?
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My keyboard shortcut for Canvas Size is broken

I'm on a Mac with Snow Leopard and it seems like there is some global keyboard shortcut overriding Image > Canvas Size. I'm guessing because in Safari the Console won't open either. When i check in ...
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How to tell what fonts are missing that Chrome wants?

I had a horrible problem with photoshop CS6 hanging on Windows 7. I ended up uninstalling like 500 fonts to fix the problem. Now some webpages do not look right, they are clearly using the wrong font. ...
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Make a dll color picker default for paint/etc?

I found this color picker DLL file online which is similar to the Photoshop's Color picker. Normally on other applications including ms paint, the color picker is very old and that's the reason I was ...
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How to change perspective of a photo efficiently?

I would like to make an image look flattened on the screen as if it was 'scanned' rather than being shown at an angle. Angle of picture taken is something similar to this : ...
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Why does the color picker in Photoshop CS6 allow eight characters instead of six?

Why does the color picker in Photoshop CS6 allow eight characters instead of six? Further, is there a way to cap it at six characters like earlier versions of Photoshop?