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Prevent Programs from Locking Keys?

Photoshop CS4 locks the ESC key while the program is open. Pushing the ESC key doesn't register while it's open except when pushing CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Also, some games lock the volume control keys. Is ...
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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 Printing Dimensions (Width & Height)

I know that is a funny question, but I'm beginner :-) I need to design company logo for my car, actually I need the dimensions of the logo like that: Width=30 Cm Height=13 Cm, now the question => is ...
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Being able to edit text of copied layer

I have a layer in Photoshop CS4 which is basically a button with some text on it, but I'm wondering how to I go about copying this layer with all the effects etc (exact copy) and then being able to ...
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Photoshop CS4 not loading all fonts

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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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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Unable to activate Photoshop CS4 on a new computer

I've sold my old Apple Mac Pro 3,1 to get a new Mac Pro 4,1 and moved my Areca RAID card with all drives and graphics card to it. Now my Photoshop CS4 is displaying message: "Our records indicate ...
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How can I change the install directory for Photoshop CS4?

I just got a new computer with a SSD for booting (C:) and a bigger HDD for programs and other files (D:). Now I want to install Photoshop CS4 and I want it to install on D. but the installer would not ...
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How Write Arabic in Photoshop?

The characters are not connected when I write in Arabic. The characters are separated and not connected. I'm working with the ME version, I found some solutions that use templates, but I'm asking for ...
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Installing Adobe Photoshop CS4 results in “Error 1603”

I tried to install Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Adobe Director 11.5 on my Windows 7 PC, but I got the error: Adobe Anchor Service CS4 Error: Error 1603. I had Adobe Flash Professional CS5 ...
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How do you modify blending options with a photoshop script?

I have a Photoshop Javascript script that cycles through different layers and I want to give a different outer glow to each layer based on the name of the layer. Can someone give an example on how ...
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How do I cut up a layer into several others?

Basically I've got a picture of all 6 strings on a guitar, and each string is assigned to a separate layer. I want to split these 6 layers into 120 layers by splitting along the 20 fret lines. I ...
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Drag image files to Photoshop layer

I want a fast way to drag an image file to Photoshop and have its content pasted in a new layer in already opened document. What I do now is opening the image (with dragging) and copying layer to ...
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Saving as PNG-8 vs -24: How can I tell how much color info is being discarded?

Using Photoshop CS4 'Save for Web & Devices' -- I can tell with the Color Table how many colors are in use in the PNG-8, but am not sure how much downsampling to 256-colors is reducing the color ...
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How to resize an .ai file in Photoshop CS4 without reducing image quality?

Am I right to assume you can enlarge .ai files without reducing the image quality? Are these vector files? Also, can you click & drag the object to make it bigger or do you have to use the resize ...
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Pasting an image into a new image as a selection in Photoshop CS 4?

I have an image that I have copied & then I have pasted it into another new image I created that is twice the size; however when I paste it into the new image it just pastes in the middle & I ...
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Photoshop CS4 Actions problem

I have quite a few images with different titles in PDF format and want to turn them into jpgs. I record the action but when applying it, all the files will have the same title as the one when I ...
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How to scale a bitmap in Photoshop without anti-aliasing?

I have this pixely layer which I need to scale 200% in both directions. Since the pixels should be exactly double the size, I expect no anti-aliasing. (fuzziness). However, the newly sized image is ...
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How to get Photoshop to open with a transparent layer

Photoshop (CS4) always opens a new file with a white Background layer that I nearly always delete. Is it possible to get it to open with a non-locked transparent layer instead?
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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 ...