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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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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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 I am 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?
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Overlaying picture as texture over polygon shaped text

I'm using a layer for texture that gives a retro feel and a cloudy texture layer over some text I created using the polygonal lasso tool. I now want to keep this texture overlay on the text layers, ...
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How to create new layer from text boundaries on a different layer?

I'm starting with GIMP (trying to replace PhotoShop). In PS I often did the following: Ctrl-Click on a type layer (in layer palette - to select text boundaries Keeping the selection, select ...
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How to copy a selection from one image to another image in GIMP?

Recently I switched from Photoshop to GIMP.I want to copy a selection from one image to another, so that i can fill that selection with color in another image and i can get the shape without creating ...
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Animated GIF stops working after opening and saving in Photoshop

When I open this animated GIF image in Photoshop and save it as GIF it stops working (rotating). I see about 6 layers. Do I have to do something with those layers? I'm really not getting this. I ...
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Photoshop scripting. Opening & Saving overlapping image stacks

I’ve been getting more and more into star photography and have recently been trying to develop a new style of stacking the photos and creating time-lapse videos from the stacked photos. Example: ...
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Photoshop Grey Instead of Black

I'm new to Photoshop. I'm trying to figure out what's happening in my Photoshop canvas. The color seems to be grey instead of black. And, each layer has a blue border line each time I click on the ...
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Can Photoshop produce vector based graphics?

I am researching vector based graphics and I know people use Illustrator for these, but if you are drawing in Photoshop, does it also produce vector based graphics? Would you still save it as a .psd? ...
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Using an older version of Photoshop to save on RAM?

I have a rather dated laptop (Core i3) so I'm wondering if using Photoshop CS3 or CS4 would be lighter than CS5-6.. I have 4GB of RAM.
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Running Ubuntu with a WIN7 VM in order to use Photoshop

I'm a front-end dev who basically codes html/css/php; I have a Vaio Laptop and I chose to go with Ubuntu because of the ease of use of tools such as Git, the possibility to do native testing with a ...
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Where are my custom Photoshop CS4 actions on Snow Leopard?

I upgraded my HDD and I'm trying to import from the old one my custom user-generated actions (and some imported) which I had in Photoshop CS4. Which I can't find. I have looked in ...
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Photoshop cs6 error at the launch of the setup

When I am trying to launch the standalone setup photoshop cs6 in my 64 bit windows * pc i am getting the following error "Installer has detedted that machine restart may be pending. It is recommended ...
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Trial period end check timing of Adobe CS6 softwares

I've been using the trial versions of Photoshop and Illustrator for at least 45-50 days now. Just wondering because, I never shut these processes down, thus they are still running (yes, computer has a ...
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Drawing a dashed/dotted line with an arrowhead in Photoshop CS6

I am using Adobe Photoshop CS6 and I am trying to draw a dashed/dotted line with an arrowhead. This is the sort of thing I am looking for: Using the line tool I can successfully draw an unbroken ...
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Unlock scaled print size

When printing with Photoshop a set of options are available under "Scaled Print Size". It allows you to change the Scale percentage. However I see a chain icon that symbolizes that the aspect ratio ...
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Add or remove single pixels from selection in Photoshop?

Sometimes in Photoshop I'm working with images at very close-up levels, such as small animated GIFs and emoticons. Often I'm zoomed in all the way, working at pixel level. If I've got a selection ...
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How to manage visible layers sets in Photoshop?

Say I have to create two, or more versions of one web page in Photoshop. That means, generally layout and all the design stays the same, but in one version there is one layer visible, and in another ...
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Drawing dot in OneNote does not coincide with it's trace while using pen

While in draw mode, a mouse cursor turns to dot, which remain trace while drawing. It can be drawn both with mouse and pen. While drawing with pen, a trace appears slightly righter than a dot. This is ...
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Photoshop - keyboard shortcut for “hide all other layers”

Is there any way to bind "hide all other layers" to a key combination? That you can do with the mouse by alt/option click on eye or right clicking. I found the "hide layers" but that toggles hiding ...
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How to open a photoshop file in CS6 from CS4

How can I open a file from CS4 in CS6. Do I have to convert? export? or how do I save it in CS4 so I can open it in CS6?
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Clearing the memory of a Canon 9500 photo printer

I am using a Canon 9500 series printer with a Mac Mini using Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 and Canon EasyPrint Pro to print a 13 x 19 poster on glossy paper. However when I get to actually printing it, ...
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Export selected layer from Photoshop to web format

I have this big PSD file (300MB) which I need to somehow, export each layer as a web format (PNG for example) to fit them in a HTML. The only thing I found in PS is in the Scripts menu, the Export ...
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Photoshop can not save pdf file while using Unicode languages in text layers

I have created a Photoshop project with some layers. I have some text layers that their languages is Unicode like Arabic and Persian. While I'm using such text layers, Photoshop can not save the ...
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Photoshop brush constantly lagging despite good computer performance

For now I've been using Paint Tool SAI for drawing, but I bought Adobe Photoshop CS6 lately and I noticed intolerable lagging while drawing with standard brushes. Delay is even bigger when I choose ...
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How to resize layer without changing the size of its content?

Hi can I resize layer which contains some image, but leave the image size intact? In other words just change layer boundaries.
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Improving RAM performance for Photoshop?

I'm upgrading the amount of RAM in my machine, before I purchase it, I thought I would ask does the RAM's speed have much, if any benefit for applications like Photoshop and video editing? i.e. ...
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Select layer by contents

I have a PSD with a lot of layers, that are in a lot of groups. I think it would be very nice if when I click on the element, that layer would automatically be selected. Currently, I have to search ...
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How do I find which serial I used for Photoshop CS5 on my computer?

I want to move my Photoshop CS5 installation to a new computer. Unfortunately, I lost the paper with the cd-key. Is there a way to recover the serial from my local installation?