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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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 ...
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How can I edit and save an animated gif brightness adjustment in Adobobe Photoshop CC 2014?

I have two problem with gif brightness correction. When I drag and drop a animated gif image in to Adobobe Photoshop CC 2014, I get just the first frame of image. After I added the brightness ...
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Conflict shortcuts between chrome and photoshop

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1, Photoshop CS6 13.0 64bit and Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m and Chromium 41.0.2241.0 (64-bit). I'm having this problem with Photoshop, I want to use some Photoshop ...
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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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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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Convert SVG to scalable and colorable Photoshop/GIMP shape?

I've created a logo which I'd like to use to burn over multiple background images. I've exported the shape from Inkscape as a SVG file and I'd like to convert this into a Photoshop and GIMP custom ...
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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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How do I find the nested layers that may cause problems in older CS versions?

I get the warning, but can't see where the problem is. The warning pops up at seemingly random times. My groups aren't nested in any weird way, as far as I can see. The + and & symbols are used ...
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PDF looks different in Photoshop

When i save a .psd to a Photoshop PDF, some fonts don't look like they looked in Photoshop. They are not completely filled like they are in Photoshop. See the attachments: This is how it looks like ...
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Color variables in photoshop?

I'm doing a lot of website design and I'm looking for a feature that would allow me to set the main colors of website in variables and use the variables in color overlays and such. It would make ...
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Photoshop can not open a Jpeg

I received a lot of pictures that I want to edit on photoshop. When I attempt to open them in Photoshop,The following pops up: "Could not complete your request because an unvalid SOS, DHT, DQT, ...
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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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Photoshop layers are there but I can't see anything

I've spent all night working on this layout for a client and I'm 100% sure I saved my work — every 5-10 seconds of work I save. That said. I open up Photoshop today to get some work done I notice ...
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 won't start

Basically after a few start and use it stops working. First I used my boxed version, it stopped working. Then used a portable version (hey if I got a license then why not) it worked. Now that also ...
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Photoshop: Keyboard shortcut to switch between Layer and Layer Mask

What's the keyboard shortcut to toggle between a layer and it's mask in Photoshop?
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Photoshop not opening/creating files

Basically after a while that my pc is running, photoshop (5.1, 64bit, on windows 7) will become unable to create new files or open existing ones, rebooting the computer seems to fix it, for a while, ...
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How to get the width / height of an element in Photoshop?

This is something I always wondered about but never really asked. Say I have a rectangle box, image or other element in photoshop, when I make the desired element active and I check the info panel, ...
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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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What is the difference between jpeg Progressive and Optimized in photostop?

When saving a image for web and devices as JPEG, I can either choose progressive or optimized (or none). What is the difference between both and what should I use ? In my case, the image is the ...
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How to check if a pixel is 100% transparent (transparency level)?

I have an image where a certain region must be 100% transparent. However, another tool reports that not all pixels are completely transparent. How can I check if a certain pixes is completely ...
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Is there a way to open/import an SVG file with Photoshop CS2 or CS3?

Title pretty much says it all... Is there a way to open/import an SVG file with Photoshop CS2 or CS3? I am on Mac OS X but cross platform solutions are preferred. Illustrator can open SVG files, so I ...
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Batch process in photoshop, Merging two images together

this is more of a added question to an original question asked from this link. How do I batch merge 2 images in Photoshop? im trying to accomplish this same feat, but i want to save as jpeg instead ...
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Strange Photoshop Problem: Can not select, zoom, paint, option button 'locked'

I have a very strange problem with Photoshop. I can not use any of the tools, since the cursor appears 'locked'. If I select v on my keyboard, it goes to the zoom tool, but the cursor does not change. ...
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Photoshop GPU Sniffer uses %50 of cpu even when photoshop is closed

I have photoshop cc, Weirdly, the Photoshop GPU Sniffer has two instances, and both use %20 each even when photoshop is closed. How can I fix this? Is this a bug? Ps. Screenshot:
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Image loses major quality as soon as it is rotated in Photoshop CS5

I'm trying to create an image in Photoshop CS5, in the image I have smaller images that need to be rotated (25-40 degrees or so), but as soon as I do that they lose quality and you can see zig-zag ...
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Is it possible to make multiple guides at once?

Is it possible to make multiple guides at once in Photoshop? If I click "Add new guide" and then enter a value, say, 20px. Is it possible to make a guide that is 20px off of every edge? How?
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adobe - previous install destination doesn't exist

Recently I installed linux alongside Windows 7. After partitioning I'm left with Windows with one partition. The thing is, I used to have photoshop on partition D, but now despite it not existing ...
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Photoshop 3D menu disappeared?

I’ve installed and used Photoshop CC on my system a few times. The first time I installed Photoshop CC it was inside VirtualBox. The 3D menu showed up inside Photoshop, but was disabled because ...
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PS, AI & ID Performance Preferences & Reccomendations

I've just only discovered that there is a section where we can actually adjust the performance preferences accordingly to our needs and individual computer's capability. I was wondering if allowing ...
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Advice for recovering a lost psd file in photoshop

I had a psd file unexpectedly go missing. Due to a large amount of data processing in my Macbook Air photoshop shut down. I did not realize the file went missing until a few days later. It had been ...
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Automate splitting a large image into small screenshots with Photoshop

I have a big image and I need to make tens of small screenshots out of it with different sizes and aspect ratios (screenshots are only a small part of the big image that I need to select, all sizes ...
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Photoshop - Save batch process

In photoshop, I recently learned how to create actions, and how to do them in batches (for example, execute them on a folder of 1000 files). What I need to know is this: How can I SAVE THE BATCH ...
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How to create an action from history in Photoshop?

I just applied a lot of adjustments to an image and would like to transform them in a new action. How can I create an action from the history? (I tried to go back to the first step in history and ...
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How do you create square thumbnails for a set of images (with Photoshop?)

I want to create a gallery of images, but for the thumbnails I want them to be all one size (square or rectangular). Some of the photos are portrait and some to be landscape - but for I want the ...
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Photoshop Actions, save multiple file names, less specific folder

I made a photoshop action to save a series of images into a particular resolution and file name. 6 images total, unfortunately the "save" function to be used within Action stores a hardpath to the ...
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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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Photographer creating PhotoShop action help needed

I need to create an action that will do the following: Start with a folder of NEF files. Open one at a time and apply adjustments, ie. Crop, exposure, levels, saturation and sharpening as needed. ...
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Photoshop CS5 - Use quick mask to blur all layers beneath

I'd like to know how I would use Quick Masks in Photoshop (CS5) to blur all layers below the masked layer. Example:
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Want to stop Photoshop from opening at OS X startup

Photoshop opens when I startup my iMac with Yosemite 10.10 I have checked off Open at Login and my System Preferences do not have an Accounts icon in order for me to stop auto login for Photoshop. ...
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How to use photoshop CC's 3-D without a graphic card?

How to use photoshop CC's 3-D without a graphic card? There is a need of graphic card but I have tried it on both one with a graphic card with updated graphics and one without graphic card. Is there ...
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Photoshop CC 2014 Boot Loop

I'm a semi-professional photographer/university student. I specialize in Studio and On Location Portraiture--mostly glamour/fashion--and freelance a bit for local paper/businesses. Some sports and ...
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Photoshop repeat event in all open tabs

I have 4 open tabs in photoshop. I'm working on my main image. How could i have that whatever next step i'm taking (lets say i'm gonna select the background layer) be replicated in all open tabs, so ...
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On Windows 8.1, how do you screenshot using the monitor's current color profile?

How do you capture a screenshot on Windows 8.1 that uses the monitor's current color profile? My screenshots always have to have a color profile applied in Photoshop to look the same as the desktop.
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Is there a Photoshop plug-in that reduces PNG file size using pngcrush? [closed]

I’ve used pngcrush to reduce the size of PNGs produced by Photoshop. It’d be neat if there was a plug-in for Photoshop that ran pngcrush automatically on PNGs when saving them for the web. Is there ...
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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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Photoshop CC: Missing Fonts on Startup, only a few fonts are displayed as replacement options

I have a Photoshop document which uses some Fonts that I don't have on my Windows PC. When I open the document, I get a Dialog Box called "Missing Fonts", which states: "Some fonts used in this ...
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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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change background color of .gif in adobe photoshop

I am trying to change the background of an image from white to grey in Adobe Photoshop, but I can't find out how to do it. Can someone assist me ?
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How to blend colors in Photoshop like paint?

Is there a way to set up a photoshop file so that when you paint colors over eachother, they automatically blend as if they were pigments? i.e. when you paint a yellow line over a red line, the ...
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Photoshop - Send multiple selections to their own layer

I have selected areas with the magic wand in photoshop. It is non-contiguous so there are many multiple small areas selected. Is there a single command to promote each section to its own layer. For ...