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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Setting a gradient's angle in Photoshop

I want to create a curl effect on page. I am not able to align gradient with my curl. Please check the attached screenshot to see the settings. In the curl see the white line of gradient its on ...
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photoshop: change swatch color, and have all properties (text-color, layer-effects) using that swatch-color update as well

I use Photoshop for designing websites. Doing that I always make use of swatches for text-color, begin/end points in gradients, strokes, etc. (through non-destructive layer-effects mostly) I've ...
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Server Alias is inactive when trying to save through program

I'm recently having a lot of problems since I upgraded from lion to mountain lion when trying to save a file to our local file server through Photoshop or Illustrator. Before I did the upgrade, I ...
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Duplicate one layer into several open files (Photoshop CS5)

I know that I can duplicate one layer from a file into another one, but is it also possible to duplicate that one layer into more than one open file with one step or do I have to open the duplicate ...
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Take a psd and export all the layers into separate image files without using Photoshop

This is my first question here and I'm not sure if this is the appropriate site for my question, but here it goes. If this is not the correct site, please direct me to the correct one. I have a psd ...
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How can I replace red in an image with a certain shade of gray?

In this image I have to change red to grey: I know I can just set the saturation to zero, but then the result is a grey that is to dark. I could just change the brightness, but that would also ...
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Render Video as png with Alpha

I have pixel art that I want to put in an animated png. I animated it in the timeline, but when I rendered it into a series of pngs, It has no partial transparency. Anyone know how to solve this?
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import actions from older version in photoshop CS6

I am having problems when i import actions from previous versions of Photoshop in CS6. The actions pause and asks for user confirmation on each step. It defeats the purpose of automating tasks. Anyone ...
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Image keeps being rejected due to requirements

I am trying to add a screenshot of an iPhone app to the iPhone app submission form. They have these requirements for an image: Screenshots must be .jpeg, .jpg, .tif, .tiff, or .png file that is ...
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“Missing Profile” message when opening files in Adobe Photoshop CS6

I'm getting this message on almost every file I open with Photoshop CS6 (I had CS5.5 and this never happened). Besides not being sure if any one of the options could screw up my file, which worries ...
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Saving an image as bmp file in Photoshop CS on Mac

I have a Mac and I am trying to save my Photoshop CS5 extended file as a BMP. When I click save as the only ones available are Photoshop, Large Doc, Photoshop eps, JPEG, JPEG 2000, Photoshop DDF, ...
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How to get exact position of a ruler guide in Photoshop?

There is a horizontal ruler guide set somewhere in the middle of an existing Photoshop CS5 document. How to get its exact position (number of pixels from the top) so I can create another guide 100px ...
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Reset Photoshop File Associations

Is there a way to reset Photoshop's file associations without having to reinstall? I had CS6 and CS5.5 installed side by side, and when I uninstalled CS5.5 it removed the file associations. I tried ...
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Photoshop: show layer edges by default

Is it possible to set option "Show layer edges" (View -> Show -> Layer Edges) to true by default?
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A way to perform lossless JPG edits in Adobe Photoshop CS6?

I perform lots of small edits of JPGs daily on my computer, and was wondering whether there was a way to perform cropping and rotation without the loss of quality during recompression. I know there ...
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Website Themes in PSD

There are graphic design websites that release themes and website graphics as PSD files. Some examples: A theme: http://www.wordpressthemeshock.com/psd-themes/ Graphic elements: ...
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Photoshop batch process pausing on every action

I recently upgraded to Photoshop CS6 and imported my actions from my previous version. I am trying to run a batch script to automate an action. Every step seems to require a input click. In other ...
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Is it possible to give Photoshop CS5 the Dark UI like CS6?

I have Adobe Photoshop CS5 (actually all the Adobe CS5 products), but the main feature of the newer CS6 products that I really like is the new Color of the UI. From photos and reviews I have seen and ...
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How to select a single element or layer in Photoshop CS6

I just moved to Photoshop CS6 at work, and I can't find how to select an element by clicking it. In CS5 I just Alt-clicked and it selected the element in the layers list. Is this feature still ...
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Photoshop CS4: Resize window to fit not working

I am using Photoshop CS4, and the file windows do not resize to fit when I zoom in or out, even though that option is checked. I am not using tabbed windows (each document window is floated). ...
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How to cut small icons from image and then export with Photoshop

I am having trouble with this. I tried using the magnetic lasso tool to cut an icon inside a big image but i have more icons that i need to cut that have the same size and i dont want to cut them all ...
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PNG displays differently in Firefox

Currently I'm working on a website with some bright colors. I'm trying to implement a seamless overlay on top of a few images, to give the sensation that the background is flowing over the image, ...
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Photoshop CS6 - spacebar shortcut for hand tool has stopped working

In Photoshop CS6, the default behavior of depressing the spacebar as a shortcut for the Hand tool was working as expected, then stopped for no apparent reason. I have rebooted, closed browsers, shut ...
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How do I replicate the faux bold look without turning the resulting text into raster?

I designed some cards, but the text came out a little fuzzy when they came back from the printer. In the end, this was because the text was rasterized in my submitted file, which was necessary ...
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Photoshop File Not Opening Directly After Saved

My psd files are not opening. I can open a new file or open a jpeg image but cant open a file directly which has been saved in psd. Also, I can open them if i open photoshop and open a psd file from ...
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Stroke when moving Photoshop layer. How to remove?

When in the process of moving a layer (see screen, I am moving the Text Layer) Photoshop adds a strange grey rectangular stroke. Could anyone tell me how to remove this? It makes small adjustments ...
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Is there a simple way to copy all text in PSD file?

Is there a simple way to copy all text in PSD file? I work with PSD layouts with many separate text layers and they often contain only one word.
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Key out the background of a green screen video using Adobe JavaScript

I am trying to key out the background of a green screen video using Adobe JavaScript but when I render and export the video as PNG sequences the PNG are appearing with a black background. Can anyone ...
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Why is save for web and devices smaller than regular save in Photoshop?

There doesn't seem to be any visible loss in quality when keeping the quality at 100%. How does Photoshop treat save for web differently from regular save when it comes to JPEGs?
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How to select png format as default for save in Photoshop CS5 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to save as .PNG file as default in Photoshop CS3? I very often save my files to png file, but when I save in Save As dialog I always see psd extension and I have to ...
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How can we use Photoshop CS5.1 on Mac OS X Lion in a normal behaving window (like it used to be)?

I'm new to Mac, but I'm sure I've seen Photoshop windows behaving the way it does in Windows. Where the entire application resided in a single window. And inside the application window, there could ...
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Resize images via drag and drop on OSX with good quality

I want to be able to drag and drop images on an application(icon) which preferably doesn't run. This application has to resize the images to 600x450px and drop them somewhere. I already created an ...
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How to uninstall Photoshop cs6 trial?

I have tried photoshop cs6 trial on my x64 bit computer. now I want to uninstall photoshop from my computer. I have go to add or remove software and try to uninstall photoshop. a confirm window open ...
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Photoshop 5.5 won't start after upgrading to windows 7 from vista

I have photoshop 5.5 working just fine under windows vista, I upgraded my PC to windows 7 and when I start photoshop 5.5 it just hangs. I see the main screen open but nothing happens and I just get ...
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How to reduce PNG file size for web?

I have a PNG-24 file with transparent background and its current size is 1.5 MB. How to reduce size or use PNG-8 file format and keep same quality ? PNG file fro here: ...
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Batch processing, crop, flip, change colorprofile and save as PC raw 16

I have encountered a problem when creating several heightmaps for a game. I have a worldmap that is based on 50x50 terrain tiles. But to save time I need to batch this in case the world ends up ...
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Detect if a photo has been manipulated or faked

Can I use Photoshop to detect or find out with 100% certainty if an image is altered or not? When an image is doctored or manipulated, is there metadata embedded in the altered image so that one can ...
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How to use .ai and eps file to extract object from it

I have few ai and eps file which i am able to open it in my adobe photoshop CS3 , the file which i am having contains few info graphs but i want to extract the object from that file and what to ...
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How to adjust a single side of rectangular selection made with Marquee Tool?

I am struggling to make a selection made of different layers. For example, a button with text and shadow (each in its own layer). I would like to copy it to a image file but it is really hard to ...
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How to copy a button with shadow effect from PSD to PNG

I got a web site design in PSD file from a web-designer. All element s there snap to guides, which is handy when I make a selection to copy an element of design to a PNG file: guides make my selection ...
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How could I save on ink when printing this map?

I need a map of the SMC campus, but I'm really sick of running out of ink after printing one thing and then having to pay ridiculous sums of money to buy more ink. The map is here: I would print ...
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Uninstalling Paid Software with Key Code

I have never uninstalled paid software (that uses a long Activation code) before in order to use it on another computer, but that's what I want to do now. I need to do it with Photoshop (from my old ...
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Can i upgrade Photoshop CS6 to Adobe Creative Suite 6 at a discounted price?

I've had a look around on the official Adobe Shop website, but I couldn't find a clear answer for this.. I am a freelance developer and I have recently purchased Adobe Photoshop CS6 through the ...
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How do you make abstract amorphous color backgrounds in Photoshop?

I see amorphous color field like wallpapers all the time, how do people make them? Examples are here: … and here:
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Photoshop - Round sharp corner edges on shapes

The problem I use Photoshop and have a font (for a logotype) that have very sharp edges. I want to in a simple way round all corners on that font to a radius I set. I know I can use curves on every ...
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Photoshop with Bitlocker

I found this entry (Photoshop's activation software overwrites fixed drive adresses) in the TrueCrypt documentation that scares me quite a bit. How does Bitlocker handle this issue? Similarly, how ...
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Why does the “white” part of an image turn “black” after saving?

I've noticed that sometimes when we save an image and open it with Adobe Photoshop, the "white" background turns "black". For example, when I view this image using Chrome, this is what I see: ...
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Photoshop (CS5) is glitching, zoom breaks & elements wont delete

Every time I install photoshop on my new computer it gets progressively worse with the glitches. The zoom will get stuck it will show the % on the layer going higher and lower however the document ...
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Photoshop action to set marquee width and height

For iPhone and iPad screenshots, I like to crop out the status bar. I can never remember the exact pixel dimensions to enter into the marquee tool and when I do find out, it's fiddly to enter it. Is ...
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how to achieve fragment blur effect from paint.net in photoshop

I used the fragment blur effect in paint.net on some text to achieve this really cool effect. I'm wanting to do the same thing in photoshop. Is this possible? if so, how?' Here's what I was able to ...