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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Why is Photoshop CC 14.2.1 x64 saving temp files in the same location as PSDs?

I've noticed that in the past 2 weeks or so, Photoshop has been saving temp files in the same directory as PSD files, rather than in the default location (C:\Users[user]\AppData\Local\Temp) on Windows ...
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Keyboard shortcut problem/bug

I don't know if it is a bug or a feature, but it is nevertheless annoying. Let's say I change layer opacity and then click the layer just to deselect the "opacity box", if I now use the keyboard to ...
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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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Why this scanned book image has no background?

If you save this image on your desktop, you see it's background color as your desktop color. If you open it with Adobe Photoshop, its background id checkered which means it has no background. It's ...
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How can I prevent Photoshop from adding an alpha channel to grayscale PNGs?

I'm creating a mosaic using grayscale PNGs which have no alpha channel. I load the images into layers and align and stack them, then merge the layers. Finally, I crop the edges (which have ...
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confusing with Adobe Update Management tool

If I'm using Adobe PhotoShop CC v14.1.2 and I want to download the CC 2014 v15 update PICTURE >>http://i.stack.imgur.com/T1eWA.png Can I download the top one or I need to download all previous ...
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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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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 -> ...
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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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Freeware psd file editor [closed]

Looking for a Windows freeware tool to edit psd (Photoshop) files. Should be able to both open and save psd files.
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Photoshop not loading fonts correctly

I'm running Photoshop CS4 on WinXP and I have been sent a PSD as well as the needed fonts. I have installed all the fonts I got into the Windows fonts directory. When I open up the PSD in photoshop ...
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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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Find all the fonts used in a Photoshop file

I have this .psd (Photoshop file) and I'm trying to convert it to HTML & CSS. Only thing I can't determine is what font they used in the .psd How can I find out what fonts were used in the ...
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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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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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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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I don't have a scanner. How can I clean up a photo of a piece of paper?

Recently I've been asked to print a piece of paper, sign it, scan it and then send it back via email. Unfortunately I don't own a scanner. I'm hoping I can take a photo of the paper and then ...
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Photoshop license

I Need some help wich Photoshop version I should choose. Is it possible to install Version 4.0 5.0 6.0 or 7.0 on a New MacBook with 10.10 ? Somebody offered me an old license and an upgrade to CS3. ...
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I cant figure out why photoshop sometimes shifts my pixel grid when I change image size to 200% and 50% for retina

My flow has always been to start at 1X and use image>image size>200% to get 2x and I flip between the 2 using 50% to get back to 1x. But for no apparent reason, 1 out of 50-ish times it shifts ...
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Photoshop changes colors when moved to a different monitor

This Yahoo! answers question pretty much sums up my predicament. Unfortunately I haven't really found an actual answer. Here's a screen shot of what happens when I place Photoshop between my monitors. ...
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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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Photo looks different after saving

I'm pretty sure that there's something in computer that causes that. Everytime I render (save) a picture from Photoshop or Lightroom somehow it gains more contrast. I tried lots of tutorials, was ...
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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 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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What is the difference between `pt` and `px` in Photoshop?

I'm a little confused on the px vs pt conversion in photoshop. When I change the font size from 12pt to 16px should the size stay the same? Instead I see the the size of the text decrease when I ...
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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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Graphic card crashing with photoshop

I have a new notebook and this machine has two graphics cards. One is "Intel HD Graphics", and the other one is "GeForce GT 740M". Since Photoshop has some problems with multiple graphics cards, ...
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Every hotkey in Photoshop selects the Path Selection Tool. How do I get my shortcuts back?

Since updating to Yosemite, my Photoshop CS4 for Mac has decided the Path Selection Tool can do every job, lol. I went to "Edit -> Keyboard Shortcuts..." and made sure it was on the default settings. ...
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Photoshop (CS5): Cursor + bounding box not showing when editing some text layers

I have a Photoshop (CS5) file in which multiple text layers do not show a cursor when I select them. In case of paragraph text layers, the layer's bounding box/resize controls are also invisible. In ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...