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How “apply” adjustment layers in Photoshop

I'm looking for a way to "apply" or "rasterize" adjustment layers in Photoshop. Basically if my layer tree looks like this: Layer 3 Layer 4 Adjustment Layer Layer 2 Layer 1 I need to get rid of ...
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Layer/Shape Effect Inheritance in Photoshop

Imagine you have lots of icon layers duplicated from same shape layers. Is there any technique for apply the same changes of shape/layer effect to duplicated layers at the same time with the original ...
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How to make photoshop cs5 launch faster

I have a reasonably fast computer with Core 2 Quad Q8200 CPU, 4 GB ram, Seagate 7200 rpm drive. But when I open Photoshop it takes about 15 seconds to open and additional 8 sec to become responsive. ...
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How can I open an image as a layer and not a background?

When opening an existing image in Photoshop CS5 (and all other versions I've worked with), it wants to open with the image as a background, but I want it to be a layer. I am always having to double ...
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Backup Photoshop custom shapes etc

I'm about to install Windows 8 clean and I'd like to backup all the Photoshop preferences like custom shapes, patterns etc. Can someone help me out? Google didn't help me. I'm using Adobe Photoshop ...
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How do you make abstract amorphous color backgrounds in Photoshop?

I see amorphous color field like wallpapers all the time, how do people make them? Examples are here: … and here:
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Photoshop, can you remove a background simular to what Photobooth does?

Is there an easy way in photoshop(cs 5.5) to remove backgrounds from a batch of photos that all have the same background? Kinda like green screen only with any background? In otherwords if I have a ...
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Photoshop CS5 issue with transparency grid

Have a document open with no background. The transparency grid is gone and is all black instead. What happened?
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Cutting holes in a custom shape created via the Pen Tool in Photoshop

I have an icon created via the pen tool .I want to edit it to create holes (subtractions) in the icon how do i do that ?
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A photoshop png file all the same size generating dilemma

I have a photoshop file with layered componpents that I am animating. I need to save each layer of each element as a png file with the same dimensions (so if a box moves, 3 layers of the psd file have ...
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Photoshop CS5 on Ubuntu 10.10 no longer opens after installing Internet Explorer 8

I installed Photoshop CS5 in Ubuntu 10.10 using Wine - it was working fine. Later I tried to install Internet Explorer 8 with Wine. After this, Photoshop is no longer able to load; if I click the ...
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Error in Photoshop cs5 when trying to export layers to files

I always get this Error: General Photoshop error occurred. This functionality may not be available in this version of Photoshop. and then it has another message below. This time it was The ...
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Is my multi-touchscreen not behaving correctly to Photoshop, or is it just me?

I'm using this laptop: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/yoga-series/yoga-14/#tab-features I feel like I'm going to end up asking two questions at the same time, so I'll go for the more ...
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Increasing steps and anti alias on warped curves?

I am trying to generate sort of a simple flag/wave tile-able image. I currently just draw the horizontal lines and then warp it using the flag preset. This however does not generate round corners but ...
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Print copies - Prints the last job's amount

Strange one here. Never seen this before. When you print a document from Photoshop, it will print but it prints the number of copies specified on the previous job. For example: Document 1: set ...
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How to exact print uppon scanned document

I have a large set of printed documents of images that have a placeholder in order to put the image's code number. Documents are in A4 paper size. I scanned one of them and passed to Photoshop CS 5 ...
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Cropping image accident in Photoshop CS5

I was trying to crop an image in a layered .psd file, and instead cropped out the entire rest of the layers and only have the one little image I was trying to crop. It won't let me revert. How do I ...
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How can I have Photoshop start and run an action on Mac OS X?

I have an action I've created, and it is listed in my action palette: The action takes the image on the clipboard and saves it to a file. How can I start Photoshop and run that action from the ...
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Photoshop slow when using multiple displays

I'm using two different external monitors on my laptop. When I have it on one it's fine, if I use it on the other one, photoshop slows down to almost unusable. Main difference between monitors is ...