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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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How do I stop GIMP flattening layers when exporting TIFF file

I have some psd files with layers that I would like to process in paint dot net. However, that program won't read .psd files. I do have GIMP, which I really hate using because of its idiosyncratic ...
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Why does packet data don't need trailer/footer while frame needs it?

Why does packet don't need trailer/footer while frame needs it? I am trying to understand networking concept regarding ISO & TCP/IP layering. I have googled a bit and it says that the footer in ...
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Limited pixel values in layer effects and styles (Photoshop)

Some layer effects and styles in Photoshop have pixel settings. The problem appears when you want to scale your design. For example, in Bevel and Emboss you are able to set the Size and Soften. The ...
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How to export only a single layer as image?

The title isn't precise - I know I can just make only this one layer visible and then save as e.g. PNG. But my question is - do I have to make all other layers invisible in order to save only my 1 ...
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Does .mov files keep the layers made in Adobe After Effects?

I have a video in .mov format. Is there any way, after I import it to After Effects, to see the effects which are used and change the content ?
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Determine colours used in psd file

How can I easily determine which colours were used in a specific psd file without having to dig through every layer using the colour picker tool?
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Linked Photoshop layer masks that are inverse of each other

I'm working on a Photoshop CS6 template which will be used pretty regularly that consists of two layers that are essentially inverses of each other. Right now I've got a layer mask for the top layer ...
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Overlaying picture as texture over polygon shaped text

I'm using a layer for texture that gives a retro feel and a cloudy texture layer over some text I created using the polygonal lasso tool. I now want to keep this texture overlay on the text layers, ...
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Photoshop - keyboard shortcut for “hide all other layers”

Is there any way to bind "hide all other layers" to a key combination? That you can do with the mouse by alt/option click on eye or right clicking. I found the "hide layers" but that toggles hiding ...
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Select layer by contents

I have a PSD with a lot of layers, that are in a lot of groups. I think it would be very nice if when I click on the element, that layer would automatically be selected. Currently, I have to search ...
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Is it possible to change the layer visibility (eye) icons to be more readable, in Photoshop Elements 11?

In previous versions of Photoshop Elements, the eye icon appeared as opened or closed to indicate a layer's visibility. In Photoshop Elements 11, the layer's visibility is only indicated by a diagonal ...
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Photoshop layer visibility reversed [duplicate]

I have visible layers and hidden layers; I am looking for a way "shortcut" that will make the hide the visible layers and reveal the hidden ones. Anybody know how?
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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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How to reduce layers/sublayers/paths into one layer?

I had a single top-level layer called EAR. There were two vector paths which made it up. Somehow, illustrator has transformed it from a normal, single top-level layer into a three-level layer ...
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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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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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Is there a way to show/hide Photoshop layers using Actions?

I've searched superuser and Google, but it seems there is no way to show/hide a specific layer in Photoshop using Actions. Is there a way to use Actions to show/hide one specific layer in a Photoshop ...
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GIMP: Pastes into a zone within a layer?

So I have two images, and I want to put them into one big image. What I did was I Cut the contents of one image. Increased the canvas size of the other image to x2. Pasted the image I have. Tried ...
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Making sure the lighting on multiple layers in a Photoshop image is consistent

I am trying to superimpose people (gotten from other pictures) on top of another image in Photoshop but the lighting on some of the new people make it obvious that they aren't in the original picture. ...
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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 Adjustment Layers to Action

Is there a way to make an action of pre-made adjustments layers? I have about 10 adjustment layers set with different blending modes and opacities (basic stuff, no masks etc), but would rather not go ...
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How do I change the RGB colour of objects in GIMP?

Some background: I am attempting to do some web design as a hobby. I am now at the point where I want to start introducing some texture to the site, and Tileables seems useful. The readme in the ...
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Viewing Photoshop images with layers

One of my friends likes to use layers in Photoshop to create interactive images. By interactive I mean turning on and off layers to get at different content. For example he has a map of a twenty ...
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Using Photoshop, how can I move non-contiguous areas of an image onto a separate layer?

I have an image and want to "factor out" a new layer from the image. I know I can select an area and use Control+J to create a new layer but I want to select multiple parts of the image that are not ...
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Saving each layer of a Photoshop image to separate files

I have a PSD file with all icons in separate layers as vectors. I would like to save them in different sizes to use in iPhone, iPhone4 and iPad. I tried Files > Scripts > Export Layers to Files That ...
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Merge/Combine two 'overlay' layers in GIMP

Working on my image in GIMP, I have the following configuration: Top Layer (Normal) Layer 1 (Overlay) Layer 2 (Overlay) Background Since Layer 1 and Layer 2 are both of the same blend mode and ...
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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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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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Find and mark center point of JPG/TIF images?

Is there a way for me to easily find and mark with a dot the center point of an image/photo? I have no specific requirements for what software to do this (though I currently only have access to Gimp ...
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Photoshop how to Tile an image into bigger multiple layer image

How can you tile a single image into tiled multiple layers in a bigger image? Let's say you have 30x32 image, the new image you would want to have 3x2 tile, thus the new image would be 90x64. ...
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Photoshop: Copying a single layer to a next PSD

Hey all, For the past 20 mins I've trying to copy a layer from one PSD to the next but to no avail. I'm a PS noob so please could someone tell me the steps in which to achieve this short term goal :) ...
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photoshop - scripts - export - layers to files MISSING

I am using Photoshop CS4 on a Mac Powerbook - I am missing the ability to export layers as files by going to scripts - export - layers to files . Does any one know where to get this plugin(?) ...
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Photoshop, how do I move a layer above the top group

In Photoshop, how is the most easy way to move a layer, which is inside a group, outside the group when the group is in top.
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Photoshop CS4 path problem

i'm having a strange problem with photoshop: i'm creating a new layer then use the path tool for drawing something. the new path will then only show up under "paths" but the current layer remains ...
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How can I unlock the background layer in Photoshop?

Why is the background layer in Photoshop locked? I always have to create a copy and delete the original one. Is there a setting to start a new project with unlocked background layer?
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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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How do I copy a group layer set from one file to another?

How do I copy a group layer set from one file to another? I.e.: If I have a layer group in one file and want it in another file, how can I copy the layer group to another open Photoshop file? Also, ...
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Unable to Align Layers in Photoshop Properly with CS2

Cannot Align Semi-Transparent Items? Windows Vista, Photoshop CS2. Steps to repeat: Create new document Fill a circle on a new layer Drop opacity of filled circle to 10% Create new empty layer ...
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Making a new background layer from existing layer in Photoshop

In Photoshop I have Background layer, Layer 1 and Layer 2. I wanted the picture to have a black background so I painted all of Layer 2 black. But now it covers the other layers. How do I get it to ...
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How can I make an image appear partially in front and partially behind another layer in Adobe Illustrator?

I'm using Adobe Illustrator CS4. I have a drawn vector image that is behind a layer with a stroked ellipse like this: However I need just one part of the image to appaer in front of the stroke. ...