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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Image opens all grey even though the thumbnail looks fine

I'm trying to open up these images. When I view them from the folder, the thumbnail looks fine but when I open it, it's just a big grey blob. I can see some outlines so the image "is there" but for ...
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How can I change the color of a custom shape in photoshop with multiple colors?

I am working with custom shapes in photoshop and when I click bucket fill, it fills the entire image with one color. Are there ways to make the image multiple colors? For instance, if I had a ...
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Creating pixel art by tracing full resolution image

I'm trying to teach myself pixel art using Pixen or Photoshop. I'm terrible at free handing it and I'm trying to import a full resolution sprite as a background to trace. Each program downgrades my ...
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Can you apply photoshop layer styles to a whole group, while excluding certain layers?

I currently have rings that need to be at 70% opacity while on the Overlay mode, but it has to be in a group with layer styles applied to that group, as the rings overlap a little. If I apply the ...
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Scratch disks in Photoshop filling instantly

I have an issue on my MacBook Air: When I save a .psd file (About 1 gigabyte), with seven gigabytes available to save it, my Macintosh HD fills up completely to the point of Photoshop not being able ...
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File Attributes - AI …Any clues?

Can anyone point me what does it mean when a .png file having 'AI' as File > Properties > Details > Attributes. Does it mean it made with Adobe Illustrator ? Also note that the png is 8bit image.
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can't merge down layers photoshop cs6?

I have adobe Photoshop cs6 installed only the 64 bit I didn't install the x86, now I can't merge down layers I tried ctrl+D but didn't work besides "merge down" command is dimmed
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Win 8, Photoshop CS2: escape key not working

For some reason, Photoshop is preventing the use of the escape key in other programs. This question is also asked here: Photoshop causing other programs not receive ESC key ...however the accepted ...
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How do you make a dot in photoshop?

Using the pen tool I can make an appropriate-looking dot. However, I then find that when I make another dot it tries to join them up, which is not what I want.
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How do I make 2 images a side-by-side split image in CS6?

How do I make 2 images a side-by-side split image in PhotoShop CS6?
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Copy Stamp of 'Photoshop CS2' doesn't work under LMDE with Crossover 13

i managed to install PS CS2 with Crossover Linux under Linux Mint Debian Edition and now every tool works fine except for one the copy stamp and this is rather important for me because i edit a lot of ...
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How is it that some software knows the correct orientation of an image and other software does not?

I download some photos off Google drive and when I open them in Windows Photo Viewer some are incorrectly oriented. I opened them in Photoshop with the intent to rotate them but Photoshop already ...
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Transform colors given 2x2 color pair (in Photoshop)

I would like to transform colors in the attached image (and other hundreds) defined by the following rule: 1) the lightest blue became the light green (exactly like as in the upper right color ...
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photshop cc, 3d feature not visible. Intel (R) hd graphics

Hi I have a toshiba satellite c650 and I installed photoshop CC. and openGL is not working I cannot use the 3D features and cannot use rotate functions. the specs are as follows 8GB RAM 300GB HDD ...
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Photoshop 7 license and commercial use

I have read a Photoshop 7.0 (2002 release) user license but in no place did i find it referred in the licence I could use the software for commercial/business needs. Does it mean I cannot use it ...
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How to Serve Mac Applications?

Can you put a mac application on a home file server, open the app from the client machine in finder, and use it just like it was on the client machine?
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Limited pixel values in layer effects and styles (Photoshop)

Some layer effects and styles in Photoshop have pixel settings. The problem appears when you want to scale your design. For example, in Bevel and Emboss you are able to set the Size and Soften. The ...
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Need some help in recognizing a font on the image [duplicate]

Can't figure out, what kind of font is used here? Could somebody help?
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Photoshop bug or something using drop shadow

I have several layers using drop shadow that is suppose to have different angles. But whenever I change or add a drop shadow all others gets changed too, to the same angle. Is this a bug or is there ...
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save for web and devices “the directory name is invalid”

When I press save in the "Save for Web & Devices" window it says: "Could not complete this operation. The directory name is invalid." How can I correct this, so that it opens a file dialog ...
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Simulate Photoshop-like filters within Flash/AS3

Artist specified multiple filters and their properties for text field within Photoshop. I (as a programmer) need to duplicate the visual appearance of text field exactly as it looks within Photoshop, ...
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Removing border left when removing color

I'm trying to remove the background from a JPG. I'm using Selection -> Color range to select the background color and remove it, but when I select it and remove it, a little border remains on the ...
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How to keep EXIF data in a DSLR video after editing / compressing with Photoshop CC?

So I have a bunch of home video files with my kids and family. I want to do some edits like text overlay, music backgrounds etc and also compress them using Photoshop CC. However, after compressing or ...
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How can I open a screenshot with separate layers in Photoshop?

Im currently running Adobe Photoshop version 11.0.2 on my mac, and I have taken a screenshot of logo in png format. When I open it in Photoshop I would like it to have separate layers. Is there any ...
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slice image in photoshop, so that repeat is not visible in html and css later

not sure if it is SU topic, but where to ask then? Designer create such design of some element: is it real, and how to slice element, for example for 20px, and repeat them? I can't do this normal: ...
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Can I use git to version control psd files and maya projects?

I've had great success with git, version controlling, sharing and collaborating on my programming projects, and would love to do the same with photoshop .psds, illustrator .ais and maya projects. Maya,...
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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 copy-...
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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 Name:...
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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 ...