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 are PNG-8 files mangled when opened in Photoshop?

Why are some 32 bit PNGs opened in Photoshop with Indexed Colors and no transparency? For instance, I grabbed a png icon file of the Stack Overflow logo at: ...
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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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Export a single layer as an image in Photoshop

I have a lot of designers send me layered PSDs of their designs and I need to break out the pieces of the designs to place on web pages. I can do a decent number of things in Photoshop, but I'm hardly ...
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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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What ways are there (programs used…) to create fonts? [closed]

I'm intersted in creating some TrueType fonts, and I've seen and tried some online creation tools that let you scan in your handwriting (such as FontCapture), but I'm looking for a more manual ...
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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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Open A New Document With A Layer In Photoshop?

I have technically designed a website in Adobe Photoshop and would like to be able to make new documents in Photoshop using the layers. I do know that you can copy and paste images from the web, ...
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How to save as .PNG file as default in Photoshop CS3?

by default it saves as .psd how do i change it to .png by default because its buggin to change each and every time !!
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Photoshop showing strange box around documents and black 'blank space'

I installed Adobe Master Collection CS5.5 on a new MacBook Air and when I open a document (new or previously created image) and I make the window for the document larger then the image itself, you can ...
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How to make transparent fade for underneath color (ie. underneath layer) in Photoshop?

I want to make a transparent fade for the underneath color so that it could be possible to change the color dynamically (through JS) without losing the effect of the fading. How would I go about doing ...
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Photoshop: batch resizing for web

I would like to take a group of 65K images and downsample it so that it is around 10K. Can someone tell me what I need to know to do this? I am not as concerned right now about each file being the ...
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Cut/knock one shape out of another shape

Let's say I have 2 vector shapes on 2 separated layers, A and B. Both are circles, B is smaller than A. I want to "cut out" the smaller circle (B) from A, to obtain a donut (A minus B), on a single ...
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Photoshop Pixel Accuracy

When I create an image in Photoshop I can't work out how to get it accurate to the pixel if you use the pixel grid that appears when you zoom you end up with a partially transparent border around the ...
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Photoshop gradients just got ugly

Terrible news! As of yesterday, all of my gradients in Photoshop started turning ugly, with horrible color banding like this: My problem seems to be isolated to Photoshop, but it’s only happened ...
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Move a selection to specific X,Y position in Photoshop

How do I move a selection to a specific XY position within the canvas in Photoshop? Currently, the only way I can find is to just eyeball it with the guides and/or mouse position. I want to specify ...
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How to get the coordinates for a selection in Photoshop

I'm using Photoshop CS5 and I want to display information (size and position) of the current selection. In the information window I can see the size, but for position it "only" shows the coordinates ...
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Is it possible in Photoshop to convert slices into photoshop layers?

What I want to do is to take an image and to cut it up into small squares that are each in a different layer (not export them as individual images). For instance if I had an image that is 100px by ...
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Add noise to gradient photoshop

Does anyone know how to add noise to a gradient on photoshop cs3 ?
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Auto align/rotate scanned images in Photoshop?

Is there a way to automatically rotate/align scanned images so they are perfect 90 degrees. For instance, you scan an image it's slightly crooked, like 88 degrees but the image is rectangular, so ...
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A way to extract layer sets from PSD files without Photoshop?

Are there any tools for (in order of preference) Mac, Linux, or Windows to extract images per layer set from a PSD file, without using Photoshop? I had a web designer send me a PSD file containing ...
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Layer visibility shortcut in Photoshop

Is there a way to set a keyboard shortcut to toggle layer visibility in Photoshop (CS3)?
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Gefore FX 5200 Ultra & 3D in Photoshop

I am running a Nvidia Geforce FX 5200 Ultra video card in my computer. I am attempting to work with some 3D in Photoshop CS5.1 extended. When I work with the 3D I get this message: Your video card ...
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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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Is it possible to apply Photoshop adjustment layers to multiple raster layers?

I have something like this: Raster Layer 1 Raster Layer 2 Adjustment Layer Raster Layer 3 Raster Layer 4 I want to apply the adjustment layer to the raster layers below it, "rasterizing" it ...
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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 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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Is it possible to buy one photoshop and use virtualization in a way that everyone can use it?

Is it possible to install a main server and install some sort of virtualization technology, pay one price for software such as Photoshop and let everyone user it? Please explain to me why or why not ...
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Windows 7 & Photoshop CS5.1 - “Fonts missing” issue - I have the font!! (sort of)

I've noticed a really aggravating issue with Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 on at least two occasions. I downloaded a layered PSD file to work with, in the release notes it directed me to a download page for ...
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How can I copy a vector mask from one document to another?

I "vectorized" a raster image using vector masks made with the pen tool. Now I need these masks (on separate layers) in another document. How could I copy them, to secure their vector-ness, and have ...
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Photoshop CS4, my line tool is now drawing arrows, how do I put back to default and what is this?

I've just learnt how to draw curves in photoshop, after doing this my lines started disappearing first of all and now i'm getting arrows instead of straight lines.
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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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How do I create an image with “instructions” in it?

How do I create an image with "instructions" in it? Ok I want to be able to create images like these: I'm no graphics expert (and i've got no idea how i can achieve that effects in that page) ...