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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How can I open a .jpg in Photoshop by default (Registry)

I'm looking for a way that I can edit the registry to open up .jpg's in Photoshop be default. I guess my questions are one - is this possible? Two - how do you do it? I know you are supposed to ...
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What is the difference between Adobe Photoshop CS vs Adobe Photoshop CC?

In Adobe site there is a Adobe Creative suit CS6 and Adobe Creative Cloud.What is the main difference between the two?
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Is there any way in os x to configure apps to put their temp files on the external drive?

I want to save my SSD from unnecessary write-cycles. Is there a way to configure OS X applications to put temp files to the specified directory on the external drive? I have this question primary ...
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Photoshop going all weird and making some options blue?

Why are my options like this? Why are some of my options blue? I think I clicked something but I'm not sure.
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Can Photoshop export directly to a website or external link? [closed]

How extendable can Photoshop functionality be made? Can one create a plugin/extension/script that can give you 1-click or 2-click ability to save or export and publish directly to a website?
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CS6 programs close after startup

I can't start my Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign CS6 anymore, it just shuts down as soon as it's done loading, without any errors. Only Bridge CS6 will start. I tried launching with Ctrl+Alt and ...
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How to increase video memory for virtual machine?

I have a Linux host running Windows 7 in a Virtualbox guest. I am trying to enable 3D accelerated functionality in Adobe Photoshop CC running on that guest, which requires at least 512MB of VRAM. ...
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How to use Photoshop or other software to make this kind of picture?

Here is the pic: Make one part stand out by making the other part grey. How to do that in Photoshop or other software?
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How can I view the EXIF orientation of a photo in Photoshop?

I have a photo and I want to determine whether the EXIF tags specify a rotation/orientation (portrait/landscape) or not. Can I do this in Photoshop (CC v14)? I just can't seem to find any reference ...
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Why does the image file size change so much when saving from PS?

I have a PNG which is 1.27mb. If I open it in Paint and save it out as a JPG, it becomes 943kb. If I then take that JPG into Photoshop and save it over the same JPG, with the quality set to 12, it ...
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Is Adobe Photoshop CS3 compatible with Windows 8.1?

Is Adobe Photoshop CS3 compatible with Windows 8.1? I have heard that CS2 is not compatible.
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How can I select an entire layer?

In one of the really old versions of Photoshop, I think 7, you could shift-click a layer in the "Layer Browser" (don't know what you call the panel) and it'd select that entire layer in the image ...
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How to export images from PSD [duplicate]

I have a PSD file, which has images used on it. How can I export the images using Photoshop CS6. I have figured out that I can select the image on the PSD using the CRTL + ALT + Right click, but I do ...
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How to convert JPG to PDF without a huge file size?

I have a JPG file, scanned image of a document. It is a 2-page document and I united them in Photoshop. Now the JPG file is only 500KB, and the image quality is good. The JPG file's dimensions are ...
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Photoshop CC does not detect AMD Radeon 7770 Card

Here's a descriptive image of everything I can show: http://i.imgur.com/dIPOhcV.jpg I've got an AMD Radeon 7770HD GHz edition graphics card, along with Integrated Intel HD graphics. I'm also running ...
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Running Xen with Virtualbox

I am researching building a new machine for software development. My requirements: Linux base OS Windows 7 VM for Photoshop CS5 Various Linux VMs for DB server, application server, etc No gaming ...
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How can I edit banknote images in Photoshop CS?

While designing some personal stuff, I encountered troubles copy-pasting a banknote image into Photoshop CS2. I saved a Dollar bill from the web to my desktop, but trying to open it, even ...
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How to draw pixel-perfect geometric shapes and patterns?

When designing user interfaces, games and other visual applications, very often you have to have an image with a well defined geometric pattern. Some examples: A placeholder image of given size with ...
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Viewing channels in Gimp

I would love to be able to view channels as black to white in gimp, if I look at for example the green channel it will show the intensity from zero = black, to 1 = full green. In Photoshop it show ...
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Photoshop sees wrong graphic card

I've got i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM, integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 and GeForce 540M in my notebook. For some reason in "Edit > Performance > Graphics Processor Settings" Photoshop CS6 sees only ...
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Insanely small font size in Photoshop

At 100% zoom the Arial font (and every other font too) becomes readable only at 1200 pt font size, what could be causing this? This problem seems to exist for previous versions of photoshop but I did ...
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Tools to put pixel ruler guides to the image

I'm using Photoshop/Illustrator to design the layout of my game's title screen. When I have finished, in addition to exporting each button/image for the programmer to implement, I also want to let the ...
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Adobe Photoshop CS6 crashes dual VGA

My Photoshop CS6 crashes when both VGA-s are enabled. If I disable the Intel HD 3000 in Device Manager it works fine. The error: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application ...
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Can't convert to DDS file because width and height are not multiples of four

I'm trying to convert a JPEG image to a DDS file format in Adobe Photoshop CC; when I keep saving it keeps showing me a message that says: image width and height must be multiple of four The ...
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PDF/X-1a:2001 file doesn't print PSD's/TIF's with alpha channel

I'm outputting a print ready PDF using InDesign's PDF/X-1a:2001 preset. Photoshop images & TIF's with transparency that are placed on coloured boxes aren't printing. It's as if someone has ...
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How to export only a single layer as image?

The title isn't precise - I know I can just make only this one layer visible and then save as e.g. PNG. But my question is - do I have to make all other layers invisible in order to save only my 1 ...
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Make virtual box run with better rendering options (preformance should not be an issue)

I have virtual box running on my gaming laptop ASUS G75vw (Intel i7 3630QM, Nvidia GTX670M). I'm using Ubuntu now a days. But I need photoshop, thus I have windows 7 on my virtual box. Everything ...
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Change default image editor in only one folder

I've recently made the switch from traditional to digital art, and I have two folders: one where I edit images in photoshop and another where I keep a gallery of "finished" art. My question is, is ...
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Performance when working with large images in Photoshop

I'm looking for a bit of advice on improving the performance of my computer when working with large images in Photoshop. For example, trying to stitch a panorama from 12 or so images takes over 15 ...
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Photographer creating PhotoShop action help needed

I need to create an action that will do the following: Start with a folder of NEF files. Open one at a time and apply adjustments, ie. Crop, exposure, levels, saturation and sharpening as needed. ...
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Photoshop randomly crashes usually when doing alt+click to select a color or alt+backspace to fill a layer

Photshop randomly crashes a few times a day after either alt+clicking to select a color or when doing alt+backspace to fill a layer We tried many things including resetting PS & Bridge, ...
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GIF compression for CSS data URI

I have a 3px x 3px repeated gif that I want to add as a data URI for a background image in CSS. However, with transparency it becomes over 1000 bytes whereas with a white background it's 45 bytes. ...
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Faster processor or more RAM? [closed]

I currently have a low-end Acer laptop with: Intel Pentium CPU B960 2.2GHZ processor 4GB RAM Windows 8 64-bit It runs great until I start Photoshop CS6. That slows it right down, and if ...
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Photoshop 3D menu disappeared?

I’ve installed and used Photoshop CC on my system a few times. The first time I installed Photoshop CC it was inside VirtualBox. The 3D menu showed up inside Photoshop, but was disabled because ...
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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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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