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Photoshop Filter Render > Lighting - Couple Questions

In regards to the Photoshop Filter > Render > Lighting I have a couple questions. First: The easiest way I have found to light the photo is to create a new layer and choose Apply Image and make a ...
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Change shortcuts in Acrobat 8

How do I change and manage shortcuts inside of Acrobat 8? (This is the full version not reader) I know with other Adobe Programs you can do this yet I cannot find a way in Acrobat. Ideas?
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Re-Sizing Selection in Photoshop CS5

How do I resize a selection once the selection is made? Lets take this example: I take my marquee tool and make a selection but I did not make it large enough. I can re-draw the selection and hope I ...
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Does Adobe Photoshop use the GPU?

Do Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Adobe Premiere CS5 use the GPU? Does the choice of the graphic card change the performance of these programs?
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Signing PDFs in linux

I'm trying to digitally sign PDFs server-side. So far I found that I can do this using MyPDFSigner, but it's far from my needs. Also I don't believe that this is the only option here. How to sign ...
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How do I edit a PDF in Acrobat if it rather than LiveCycle

I want to edit the the fields of a PDF in Acrobat using Forms->Add or Edit Fields which I know how to use. Unfortunately, a new form I want to edit seems to have been made in LiveCycle designer ...
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Adobe Reader download timeout (FTP & HTTP)

The following downloads are timing out on 3 different machines on our network: ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/10.x/10.1.0/en_US/AdbeRdr1010_en_US.msi ...
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Adobe Illustrator lags on Mac as Admin user but not Guest

I've been having a problem with Adobe Illustrator for a year plus where it constantly lags (rainbow spinning wheel on my Mac) and is almost unusable. Fortunately I don't use it much so I've been able ...
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Can I use Flash Catalyst standalone? [closed]

I'm a web designer who likes to code everything by hand in Notepad, but now that I'm upgrading software I am looking to modernize by adding some newer graphic design software to my computer. I have ...
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Photoshop Settings Reseting by themselves?

I have had Photoshop CS 5.1 reset all of my settings several time without me telling it to do this! I closed Photoshop and everything was fine. When I launched Photoshop the next time my setting were ...
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Dreamweaver not loading due to workspace file problem

I went to launch Dreamweaver CS 5.5 and this message popped up: XML parsing fatal error: Invalid document structure, line 1, file C:\Documents...(file path)...Workspace\My Workspace.xml ...
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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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Windows 7: security problem does not let me execute certain files

I am trying to download Photoshop CS5 from the Adobe site. This downloads a file called AdobeDownloadAssistant.exe. When attempting to execute this file, however, Windows 7 tells me that this software ...
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Are registration keys for Adobe CS5 or CS5.5 platform specific (Mac or PC)?

I have the 30 day trial of CS5 Design Standard installed on my Mac. A friend purchased CS5 Design Standard for PC, but has decided not to keep it. They have not registered it with their key yet. ...
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Is there a way to allow continuous scrolling in Adobe Reader?

I am having to read through a MASSIVE (1000+ page) PDF specification in Adobe Reader X (version 10). It has always bugged me that if you scroll to the edge of a page, the Reader automatically jumps ...
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How to redo undone actions in Photoshop when other actions have been done

I went to History in Photoshop and did a couple of undos. After that I wish to redo, however I accidentally did another action so now I can't step forward. Is there a way to recover my losses? ...
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How to disable some plugins of adobe-reader X?

There are a lot of plug-ins (I mean not a browser plugin to view pdfs, but plugins of reader itself, e.g. for internet access, commenting a pdf, javascript in pdf, 3d in pdf and so on) pre installed ...
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Delete “Comment” and “Share” buttons from Adobe Reader X toolbar

Is it possible to delete "Comment" and "Share" buttons from "Adobe Reader X"'s toolbar? My screen is very-small (netbook) and I want to have some useful buttons on it, not the buttons I'll never use. ...
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Adobe version control software?

Does the Adobe CS suite of products come with a version control system that integrates natively with products such as Illustrator / Photoshop allowing action and/or layer level specific version ...
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Why poor display quality in all PDF readers except those from Adobe?

When I read PDF files with Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Pro, the display quality is superb. However, for the same files, other PDF readers like Foxit Reader, Sumatra PDF Reader, etc show poor ...
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Increase font size in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I have a PDF that I got by converting a web page to PDF. Adobe won't let me select all text (which would let me increase the font size). The annoying part is that I am able to open each object ...
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What does “Optimizing performance…” in Acrobat mean?

When the Acrobat installer says "Optimizing performance...", what is it actually doing?
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How do you remove/suppress the “Enter Your Adobe ID” popup that comes with CS5.5?

When launching a CS5.5 application or Acrobat X this window sometimes pops up. I can't seem to find a preference file that relates to it. My google-fu doesn't turn up anything.
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Buying Adobe Creative suit from different country and using in my home country [closed]

I want to buy Adobe Web Premium Suit costing $1800 in US. I don't want to buy from India for many issues like 17% extra taxes, the reseller can easily dupe me since they'd deliver the product after a ...
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Is there a License Manager?

I work at an architectural firm, and our users use a lot of Adobe products or AutoCAD products. We deploy most software through SCCM, and we have a finite amount of licenses to use. We need to ...
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How do you use environment variables in Advanced ActionScript 3.0 Settings of Flash CS5?

In Flash CS5, you can specify a Source path for the ActionScript settings so that the IDE can locate fully-qualified classes. For example, to have Flash IDE locate "flashObjects.Balloon" class I ...
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Do I really need Adobe Premier Elements Plus if all I care about is the 'extra' content? (Themes, effects, etc)

I'd like to purchase Adobe Premier Elements, but I don't want to spend an extra $50 if I don't need to for the "Plus" version. These are the things that it includes (that the regular supposedly ...
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How can I create an Adobe extension

I'm using an adobe extension for Dreamweaver but it's out of date and the person that created it is not maintaining it any more. I would like to recreate it but I don't know how to get started. ...
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How to password-protect a file with Adobe Reader X?

Is it possible to create a password for a file on Adobe Reader X?
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Can Adobe be set to default to open all PDFs at 100% zoom?

I open and close many PDFs at work every day. Is it possible to have Adobe's defaults settings saved so that all PDFs open at 100% zoom (rather than fitting to screen--most open at over 100%). Thank ...
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Fireworks running slowly, objects disappearing from animation

I created a simple animation in Fireworks, but it apparently has disappeared. A small sphere which appears in the first frame (or state) is visible. Although it is supposed to start moving, it however ...
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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 slow down a part of a video clip in adobe premiere

when i use the speed option on a video clip in premiere, it always slows down the complete clip. but i would like to have just a part of it slow thanks!
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PNG file that says JPEG(Document) in Fireworks

I recived a layerd PNG file from my designer. The problem is that the file even though it is a PNG says JPEG(Document) in the left corner of the preview window in Fireworks. B/c of that I cannot save ...
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Adobe CS5 upgrade

I purchased the Adobe CS5 Design Premium upgrade and was wondering if it will upgrade Adobe CS4 Web Premium?
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Adobe Acrobat - How To Print Shaded Areas

I have a PDF document which has shaded areas (code fragments, to be precise) and I am looking to print the document out with shading in tact. The shading is light grey (as used on ...
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Adobe Fireworks CS4 won't proceed past License Agreement

I've been using Adobe Fireworks CS4 for about 12 months, and every time it loads it has asked me to accept the license agreement. Adobe support did not know how to fix this. In the last few days, ...
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Unable to print with adobe products (“Please install a printer”) Works fine in word and notepad

We are having some issues on a design pc. After updating windows we are unable to print from the adobe pdf reader and other adobe products (photoshop, in design, etc.) We got the message: Please ...
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What are some techniques or tools for debugging JavaScript in Dreamweaver CS5?

I see that DW reports errors as I type them. Is there a way to trace to a console at runtime like can be done with Firebug? What are some other techniques or tools for debugging JavaScript in ...
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In Dreamweaver CS5 for OSX, how do I expand and collapse ALL folders listed in its file explorer?

OSX's finder will expand ALL folders if you hold the Alt key and press right-arrow and collapse all with Alt+Left-arrow. I've got a large project folder and it is tiresome to manually expand a lot of ...
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Create PDF file (with forms) without Adobe Acrobat?

I have a PDF file that I need to add editable fields to. However, I don't have Adobe Acrobat, which costs money. Is there a free app out there that will let me do the same?
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adobe after effects animation preset duration

I'm new to after effects. I want to apply some effect (for example flashing) to one of my images in composition. I want that effect to be applied from 5 to 10 second. How can I do this?
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Mac firefox - How to play flash videos using vlc or mplayer?

I was wondering if there is a way to play Flash videos without the Flash browser plugin and redirect it to other players like VLC or mplayer? e.g. Imagine I was on Youtube, then the next thing I do ...
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Clustering with Adobe software

i find myself working a lot with Premiere Pro, After Effect, Encoder and Encore, and i was thinking if there is a way to share the computational load to some computer on the same lan to speed up all ...
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Pages from adobe.com have messed up fonts

Pages on adobe.com have terrible looking fonts. I seriously doubt the problem is on their end. I have ClearType disabled on my Windows Server 2003. Pages such as ...
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Enabling Photoshop CS5 Extended Features in Master Collection

How do I enable Photoshop Extended features in CS5 Master Collection?
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Explain Adobe's Deactivation Process to Me

My computer's on the fritz and in preparation of the thing going into the basement, I need to grab all the old software from it. In this case, namely the copy of CS5 on it. I hear of a deactivation ...
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Print each bookmark of a PDF separately

I have a very large (1000 page) PDF which contains about 100, ten page each documents one after the other. I would like to have them sent to my office printer as individual files so my office printer ...
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Modifier key bug with Adobe Design Standard CS4 (Mac OS 10.6.6)

When I launch the Adobe apps, they ask me if I want to delete the preferences file. I say 'no'. Then, when using the apps, none of the tools seem to work properly, eg in Illustrator, I can't move ...
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Purchase a suite and share individual apps between computers?

Me and my partner plan on buying an Adobe suite with Flash and Photoshop - is it then legal for me to install the Flash and the serial on my computer, and then the Photoshop and serial on her ...