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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Repeat a diagonal logo to make a seamless background image

My question is on the best way to produce a tileable background image from a simple text logo. The logo is to be rotated so it is at an angle and then a small tileable image is to be made from it. An ...
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Transpose in gradient layer

Why is tranposes visible in a gradient in Photoshop? How can you get rid of the transposes.. Does it have something to do with the color depth? The optimized PNG is in 24 bit Look in the dark grey ...
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Where do I enter my serial number for Adobe CS6?

I installed CS6 in trial mode, now I got a serial, but I don't know where to enter it.
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Cutting holes in a custom shape created via the Pen Tool in Photoshop

I have an icon created via the pen tool .I want to edit it to create holes (subtractions) in the icon how do i do that ?
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How can I do halftone effects in Photoshop?

How can I create this effect in Photoshop? It basically is square dots that come closer together and are bigger where the image is darker.
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how to modify creation date in photoshop?

How can I modify the date of file creation in Photoshop? I don't need any specific date, "today" will be okay. Is there any other meta-information stored in .psd files apart from what I can see in ...
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Can you set Photoshop to automatically open the file that you “save as..”

Can you set Photoshop to automatically open the file when you elect to "save as.." instead of remaining in the not saved file?
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Lossless compression codec for looped image sequence

I've got 14 PNG images (here but not important) that I want to put into a 2 minute loop at 15 fps. Photoshop CS3 seemed the best tool for this so I opened them as an image sequence* and did File -> ...
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Macro in Adobe Photoshop for consecutive numbers

I want to have a way where the numbers of a thumbnail image will automatically run itself from one to 300 and save each individual image as a .png file (a macro/automation/script). For example, I ...
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How can I align multiple images in Photoshop?

I have a bunch of pictures of my face that I've taken once a day. I want to make a timelapse out of them. They are all pretty similar, but I want the timelapse to look good so I want to make my face ...
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How can I use Font Awesome in Photoshop and Fireworks?

So I downloaded Font Awesome and installed the font. Now I'd like to use this font in my designs in Photoshop and Fireworks. How would I do that?
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Resetting file format default in Photoshop PS5

My photoshop CS5 has always saved in .PSD and back to the previously saved into folder. Now it wants to default to bitmapped and to the Temp folder. I didn't modify it to do this and I wish to ...
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How do I scan an image with 48-bit color output with CanoScan LiDE60?

I have a Canon CanoScan LiDE60 flatbed scanner that is supposed to have 48-bit color input and output according to the specification. That's 16-bit color depth per channel with the RGB color model, ...
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Photoshop - how to get my cursor back to normal?

I am not sure what I did, I was messing around with some options under the Windows menu, and somehow my cursor became a circle :) and I am not sure how to get out of this mode :) I tried to capture ...
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Photoshop Printing Dimensions (Width & Height)

I know that is a funny question, but I'm beginner :-) I need to design company logo for my car, actually I need the dimensions of the logo like that: Width=30 Cm Height=13 Cm, now the question => is ...
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Photoshop - Default Color Picker not shown

I am facing a problem with Photoshop in that it does not show the default color picker. Please see the screenshot below. Can someone please help?
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how to get “pressed on sides” effect on a leather texture in photoshop?

I am trying to find out how to get "pressed on sides" effect as seen the brown leather header in attached picture ( image on right side ) . I don't have a very good hand with photoshop layer effects ...
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make an icon image more pronounced

I need to make an icon image more pronounced I need to make it such that the curved grey border is solid and not pixelated as in here now. A little help with quick photoshop tips will be helpful. ...
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Could not open a scratch file because the file is locked

Photoshop CS6 gives me the following error: Could not open a scratch file because the file is locked my setup has 128gb ssd (C) which contains only my OS files with some junction points to ...
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Is it possible to fix photos that are blurred?

I took pictures with a digital camera and I didn't notice that the blur setting is on so the pictures that were taken were all blurred. The camera has no edit feature. Is it still possible to fix it ...
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Photoshop layer visibility reversed [duplicate]

I have visible layers and hidden layers; I am looking for a way "shortcut" that will make the hide the visible layers and reveal the hidden ones. Anybody know how?
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gradient noise like this

I tried a lot.. but couldn't create a noised gradient like the brown one in this picture: http://dribbble.s3.amazonaws.com/users/4082/screenshots/830063/bm3.png What settings should I use? (in Add ...
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PhotoshopCS6 / CUT LOGO SIDES

I'm making a logo for a friend and he wants some fonts going out of the polygon. But how can i make it that when you remove the white background you don't see the parts of the font outside the logo.
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How “apply” adjustment layers in Photoshop

I'm looking for a way to "apply" or "rasterize" adjustment layers in Photoshop. Basically if my layer tree looks like this: Layer 3 Layer 4 Adjustment Layer Layer 2 Layer 1 I need to get rid of ...
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Being able to edit text of copied layer

I have a layer in Photoshop CS4 which is basically a button with some text on it, but I'm wondering how to I go about copying this layer with all the effects etc (exact copy) and then being able to ...
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Windows Experience Index 6.7 for Graphics vs. 3.5?

I have a Windows 7 PC and just got a new video card 2GB ($45) which gives me the WEI of 6.7 for graphics and gaming graphics. Up from 3.5 rating of the old 512MB card. I don't play games or editing ...
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resize image without image quality reduction

In web design , it's usually needed to design an image for example in Photoshop and then use multiple sizes of it. but I don't understand something here : When I resize the image (PNG or JPG) and ...
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Eliminating lines on a scanned photo (from a slide)

I am restoring an old photo for my father and am having some trouble. The photo was an old slide and no matter how many times and how many ways I scanned it, lines going across the picture always ...
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Adobe photoshop CS6 support XP?

I want to know does adobe photoshopCS6 supports XP? or else now which version supports XP for phtoshop?
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Adobe Photoshop: Is it possible to change the SAMPLE TEXT in the font preview?

I wanted to change the default font text in Adobe Photoshop CS6 - perhaps even have the font my actual selection. So if I have selected text on the document - it will automatically make that the ...
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Original file turns modified after “Save for Web…” in Photoshop

What happens to the edited file after saving its copy using the "Save for Web…" command? Why the original, unmodified file turns into "changed" (with "*" symbol after its name)? P. S. The same ...
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Backup Photoshop custom shapes etc

I'm about to install Windows 8 clean and I'd like to backup all the Photoshop preferences like custom shapes, patterns etc. Can someone help me out? Google didn't help me. I'm using Adobe Photoshop ...
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How to outline fonts with a different color?

I am trying to put letters on an existing image that are outlined in a different color. Example below. Note how the letters below have white color, yet the outline is in black. Directions on how to ...
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How can I draw “perfect” squiggly lines in Photoshop?

I want to create a logo that for the two "o" characters uses a series of squiggly lines in the the shape of an "o". Sketch: I did this with Paint but I obviously want consistency with the squiggly ...
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Turning white photo to dark photo

I've taken the original photo and I was playing around in photoshop and got to amended photo. I was stupid enough to not to save the file in psd or remember how I've done it. However,I definitely ...
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Photoshop changes colors when moved to a different monitor

This Yahoo! answers question pretty much sums up my predicament. Unfortunately I haven't really found an actual answer. Here's a screen shot of what happens when I place Photoshop between my monitors. ...
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Did Adobe Photoshop just killed my Graphics Card for good?

I was working with Adobe Photoshop, just some regular work, when I came to edit a PSD file and change the text of some layer, when all of a sudden the PC froze. No mouse, screen is frozen, keyboard ...
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How can I specify the size and position of a selection in Photoshop CS5?

I'm wondering if I could specify the size and position accurately by input the width and height and the x-y coordinates of the rectangular or ellipse selection. I want to have a very small selected ...
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Photoshop aligning easier

Imagine the icons in the Tumblr homepage, http://www.tumblr.com/ the container is 365 in width and 38 in height. Lets say we create a container in Photoshop, and we put all the icons in, how could I ...
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Mixing shape layers in Photoshop: get colors to lay over one another

I'm trying to get the same effect than this with some shape layers: ...but I can't seem to find the correct blending mode. Would you know of a way to achieve the same effect mixing those layers, so ...
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Resize Photoshop windows that extend off screen?

After using photoshop with an external display and having the "Layers" and other windows extended the full height of the display, when I unplug the external display, the bottom of those windows go ...
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Photoshop CS4 not loading all fonts

I'm running Photoshop CS4 on WinXP and I have been sent a PSD as well as the needed fonts. I have installed all the fonts I got into the Windows fonts directory. When I open up the PSD in photoshop ...
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Layer/Shape Effect Inheritance in Photoshop

Imagine you have lots of icon layers duplicated from same shape layers. Is there any technique for apply the same changes of shape/layer effect to duplicated layers at the same time with the original ...
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Photoshop not loading fonts correctly

I'm running Photoshop CS4 on WinXP and I have been sent a PSD as well as the needed fonts. I have installed all the fonts I got into the Windows fonts directory. When I open up the PSD in photoshop ...
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Unable to activate Photoshop CS4 on a new computer

I've sold my old Apple Mac Pro 3,1 to get a new Mac Pro 4,1 and moved my Areca RAID card with all drives and graphics card to it. Now my Photoshop CS4 is displaying message: "Our records indicate ...
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Run Photoshop on VM (virtual machine) to increase calculation power, without violating the licence agreement (EULA) [closed]

A question concerning the possibility to run Photoshop as VM without violating the license agreement (EULA) : My Adobe Photoshop is very slow, and sometimes I need to launch thousands of image ...
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Finding the Darkest & Lightest Pixel with One Click in Photoshop

Is there no way to find the color values for the darkest or lightest pixel of the image with one click? Programmatically, this is a basic level task, and compared to that manual workarounds to do this ...
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Windows 7 Print Screen Working Half of the Time with Photoshop (CS2)

I take a lot of screenshots of the work I do and paste them in to Photoshop (CS2). Sometimes, every other print screen event does nothing, and when I go to paste in Photoshop, it just pastes the same ...
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Dreamweaver and Photoshop on Linux Mint

I have a simple question. Is it legal to use Dreamweaver and Photoshop (both bought legally) on linux using Wine?
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Photoshop CS5 can't see layers in fireworks png

I got png fireworks with layers from job to slice. I have only Photoshop, but they said I could open it in Photoshop. I try to open this but, I have only prompt: "This PNG contains additional data for ...