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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What photo editing software to run on slow netbook laptop? [on hold]

I am going to travel, packing with me a 1015PX Asus netbook. Is there any software for photo editing that I could use on it? Basic contrast, cropping and RAW conversion is desired. I already ...
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Adobe Photoshop changing color of images when exporting? Why? Making them more yellow

I'm working with Lightroom and photoshop, getting photos ready then exporting them to Photoshop, finishing up and then exporting.. Problem is, when final images are exported, they suddenly change ...
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Restore .psd thumbnails in Windows 10 by removing default file association in registry

After upgrading from Windows 8.1 to 10, I noticed that .psd Photoshop files started having thumbnails again, something I've not seen since CS2. Once I tried to open a .psd, it asked me which app I'd ...
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How to uniformly change color of an image?

I have an image that is kind of reddish/orange: Is there a tool (e.g. Photoshop, Paint.NET, etc...) that let's me pick a different color set (say green) and that would color the image accordingly. ...
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How to increase performance of Adobe Creative Suite 6 via hardware upgrade?

A friend (who doesn't have a SO/SU account) has had a licence of Adobe CS6 for some time. Mostly uses Photoshop and InDesign. He doesn't want to upgrade to Creative Cloud for the reasons such as ...
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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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Illustrator drag and duplicate behave like Photoshop?

I like the way that Photoshop can drag and duplicate a layer by holding alt/option, dragging the layer, and finishing off the duplicate-and-move process by releasing the alt/option key BEFORE ...
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How do I open a document at the maximum full screen size, instead of less than full screen?

I noticed when I open any document (psd/jpeg/etc.) it opens at around 70% of maximum view size, instead of 'full screen' (CMD+0). How do I open images at full screen by default? I checked ...
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How can a scanned document have multiple layers in resulting PDF?

A colleague and I find ourselves at odds about the details of a transaction. As proof to support his claims, I asked him to send me a copy of an invoice form he received with an order. The colleague ...
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Touchscreen as a drawing canvas for photoshop

I am willing to buy a captive touchscreen monitor to use it as a drawing canvas. I have chosen this monitor from dell: http://www.dell.com/ed/business/p/dell-s2240t/pd It support 10 point touch and ...
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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 - Multiple user woes

Our office is currently having a problem with Photoshop with regards to multiple users working on the same file. For example 2 users can be editing the same file on the network creating confusion when ...
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Photoshop text spacing issue

I am having a problem with letter spacing in Photoshop (CS5, Mac) Word: Mister, "i" has too little spacing left and right. This occurs when anti-aliasing is on "none" and is most noticeable on ...
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Strange artifacts in Photoshop

I'm getting extremely strange results in Photoshop CC (2014.2.2 release). After switching a few times between programs back to Photoshop I get the following artefacts. Only remedy seems to be ...
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Photoshop Actions

For some reason, when I am recording an action, when I try to align an object to the top left of the layer, it does not get recorded. Why is this happening? Even if I try moving the option with the ...
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Free Transform in Photoshop in Mac OS X, cannot click and move the cursor and manually inputting values?

I am a PC user and recently moved to Mac to work with Photoshop. A problem bugs me a lot is when I press "Command + T" and use the free transform tool, and I want to manually input some values, say ...
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Is there a way to automate changes in saturation/levels for 300 different batches in Photoshop?

Alright, so I have 300 folders. Each folder contains several images. For each folder, I want to change both the saturation and levels (Photoshop) of all the images within. Each folder needs different ...
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How to copy layers and groups between open files in Photoshop?

To copy layers/groups of layer between open files in Photoshop, this is what I do: drag one open file tab so it become a small window, then I can drag drop my layer between the documents. I haven't ...
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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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Photoshop Black Workspace\Pointer Error

Running OS X 10.10 & Photoshop CC 2015 Legit license on official Apple Unibody MacBook hardware. Nothing is pirated or on a hackintosh. Problem occurred after both OS X & Adobe Creative Cloud ...
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Keep java 6 along with newer java versions (for photoshop cs5)?

I have adobe photoshop cs5 on a mac that was updated to yosemite. The yosemite update brought me to java v7. Trying to start photoshop now results in an error dialog telling me that photoshop needs ...
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Turn a word document into one long jpg [duplicate]

This sounds like a silly question, I know. For work, one of the departments has a long list of names that makes up 8 separate pages in a word document. They then format that to one enormously long jpg ...
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Aftereffects and Photoshops ui do not work in vmwere 7 in a maverick VM

so first off i will explane I set up a VM of mavericks in VMwere fusion because some of my software will not work in Yosemite and I want to upgrade so I created a legacy VM in VMwere fusion 7. ...
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Photoshop brush opacity is 50% despite being set to 100%

Whenever I try to make a brush stroke in Photoshop it comes out 50% transparent, even though: The brush opacity is set to 100% The layer is set to 100% The mode is normal. I've reset the brush ...
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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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Is there any way to save a PNG-8 file with Alpha Transparency in Photoshop?

I recently discovered something that I previous thought was impossible: PNG-8 files can store Alpha Transparency in the same way as PNG-32 files can. Not Indexed Transparency (like GIFs), but full on ...
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Converting grayscale shades into alpha channel

I have a gray-scale image. I need to convert gray-scale tones to transparency data in alpha channel using Adobe Photoshop. Say if the area is black, then no transparency. The white areas will be ...
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Adobe Creative cloud apps don't open

A few days ago I got a message when i started up Photoshop saying "Photoshop will expire in 7 days" or something like that. I put in details to create a new account, because i wasn't sure if i had a ...
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How do I use a Surface as a drawing tablet?

I have a Microsoft Surface. No, it's not a Surface Pro. But since I don't have a Wacom tablet, I'd like to be able to use my surface like a Wacom tablet and have the things I draw on it show up in ...
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Window in Adobe Photoshop too large for my screen

Adobe Photoshop's File → Save for Web & Devices opens a "dialog window" which looks like this: Enlarge On my laptop with a maximum screen resolution of 1280*720, the "dialog window" is ...
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Photoshop canvas size inaccurate to mm input sizes

Just recently when I go to create a new Photoshop (CC2014) document, I put in the document size (e.g. 220 x 158.5mm) but when I open up the canvas size panel the dimensions are different (i.e. 219.96 ...
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How to add a border to a shape in Adobe Photoshop CS2?

How do I add a border to a simple shape in Adobe Photoshop CS2? I'm creating a polygon that is white; I want it to have a black border.
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Save an instance of a program from RAM for quick starting

Is there any possible way to save an instance of an individual program, after it has been loaded into RAM, then load that program back into RAM from that saved instance. Here's a specific example. I ...
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Photoshop Filter Gallery View Modes

Is there a way to view all layers when in the filter gallery? Currently, it displays only the layer being filtered and the standard Photoshop checkered transparency background. I am using CS6.
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How do I fill in colored, grayscale boxes within a grid with a new color based on their existing RGB/Hex color values?

Here is the reference image for my problem: http://imgur.com/v6ief84 I have a grid of solid-colored grayscale square boxes. On top of these boxes I have drawn a grid so that I can fill the boxes in ...
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Photoshop - switch tabs in most recent order using ctrl+tab

Is there a setting to use the most recent order when switching tabs using ctrl+tab, like there is in IE and Firefox? I am using Photoshop CC 2015 for Windows.
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Google Earth .kmz files are opened with Adobe Photoshop on OSx Mavericks

I frequently get GE placemarks as email attachments. Whenever I click on a Google Earth .kmz placemark my Adobe Photoshop CC launches. I can't find anyplace in PS preferences to block auto launching. ...
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Part of the screen flashes black when using photoshop in MBP retina

I have a mid 2014 Mac Book Pro retina, and I use the latest version of Photoshop CC. When I'm working on something, like moving the cursor around, clicking and dragging a text element, etc., the right ...
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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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Color hex-value field is missed

Recently I have installed Photoshop CC. Now I have this color picker window. There is no hex field for color. Where I can find editable field with hex value?
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How can I align layers side-by-side and crop them automatically in Photoshop CS5?

How can I align layers side-by-side and crop them automatically in Photoshop CS5? Here's an example: Here is another example: I found the solution with this sprite generators, but all them ...
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How can you position an element or image to stand outside its containing layer in photoshop?

I have the following need, please see below: The width of the layer is 370 px and the height is 40 Image A: the green box is a layer with a gradient. The pink box is a shape inside the gradient ...
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Photoshop crashes when creating a new file

I have one of the latest version of Photoshop cc. Whenever I create a new file, Photoshop crashes. It doesn't give me an error message, so I went to windows action center, and saw the unreported ...
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Generate hundreds of resolutions from a single image

I'm working on a project where I need a single image in multiple resolutions. Lucky enough the image is identical width/height resolution and would work well with all resolutions with the same height ...
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Reducing an Image Size without Losing its Quality

Is there a best way in photoshop to reduce the image size without losing its quality? Whenever I reduce the size of the image it seems like a little blurry and reduces its quality. What should I do ...
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How to scan big map with small scanner into one file

I need to scan big map with scanner that supports max A4 size. I san scan map in several A4 pieces. But then I need to combine these pieces into one file. How to stitch these images?
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How to get inside of this thin white border

Original image : I need to get inside of this white border selection how to do it? Here the selection
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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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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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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?