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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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?
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Photoshop file gone to 0 bytes, all work lost

There is this Photoshop file (webdesign) I had been working on yesterday for approx. the whole day, and it was hosted on Dropbox. When I was working on the psd file, dropbox was on the whole time and ...
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Photoshop CS6 Corrupted File recovery

Last night I was working on a client application mock-up in photoshop, but was goin to take a break from my work so I saved the .PSD file on my internal HDD and put my computer into stand-by mode once ...
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Photoshop trial and commercial use [closed]

Is it legal to use trial version of Photoshop for commercial use? I am confused after reading this: link.
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Photoshop GIF animation: how to slide a 'gradient overlay' layer effect?

I have a simple PSD with one layer, and in the layer I have a 'gradient overlay' effect which modifies the object. It's a very specific effect where it looks like separating the gradient into a second ...
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Why does my Photoshop CS5 always stuck when I use tools?

Before this, I'm just editing my photos like usual. But when I'm too long using it, and after I open and close it for many times, it becomes slower. Even if when I want to open the saved editing, or ...
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Is there a way to eyedropper colors WITH transparency, and paint with that color?

Here's my use-case: I'm doing a pixel art sketch, and one of my layers involves glass with partial transparency. I'd like to be able to: Eyedropper the transparent color and have it automatically ...
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Can't save a Photoshop file on a Mac while Google Drive is syncing

I have a Google Drive folder where I keep some .psd Photoshop files. The folder is set up for automatic background Google Drive sync. When I work on a Photoshop file and save it, Google Drive starts ...
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photoshop colors not accurate

I open a new canvas in Photoshop and set a canvas background color. I'm using Adobe RGB color space (though I have also tried it in sRGB, with the same result). When the canvas comes up, and I check ...
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Photoshop showing Black where shades of blue should be

Photoshop is showing black where colors should be. I assume this must be a graphics issue, but I'm on the latest graphics card driver (I have a Radeon 7870), and I believe Photoshop is updated as much ...
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Open image as a layer

How can I open an image in Photoshop as a layer in the current document? Currently, I have to do it manually like this: open the image file, click on its layer and duplicate it to the other document ...
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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 -> ...