Questions tagged [adobe-photoshop]

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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How to bulk replace images with placeholders of same dimensions, with a unique visual identifier?

Context I have a few private GitHub repositories of games I have made. I want to open source the codebases, but many of the images used are licensed so cannot be shared freely. Since the image ...
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Photoshop 2022 incompatibility with GPU driver and DirectX

I have a AMD HD 7470 on my a bit old pc, with Core i3-3220 and Win10 x64 OS 20H. I have a problem when I run Ps 2022 on it. When I install last version of video card driver from AMD website (last ...
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How do I crop/straighten, apply settings, then save and close with Photoshop actions?

I have two actions right now. The first crops and straightens the photos from an image. They are scanned pages from a scrapbook. An image might have 4-6 individual images in it. Crop and Straighten ...
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Adobe XD CC 2020 get error when install

I try to install Adobe XD CC 2020 in windows 10 2017 but get error such as this image :
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What is the process to create this style of text warp?

Looking to recreate this style of warped text. I've tried the warp text styles that are available; arc, arc lower/upper but not able to get near this desired style. Would love some pointers/guide on ...
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How to save anchor points in photoshop?

In Photoshop, I am drawing a irregular shaped polygon using pen tool by adding anchor points. I want to use this polygon with different style of lines (e.g., dashed line, dotted line, different color ...
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How can i use alt symbols on photoshop CS6?

OS: W10/W7 64bits. PS: CS6 I want to use musical and math symbols, but they do not seem to work. For example the musical flat symbol: ♭. According to plenty of websites, the alt code is alt 9837: ...
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Scripting Photoshop leaves visible layers in a weird semi-visible state

Whilst creating a script for a Photoshop file I run into a very peculiar error. I have this group (VSBR_Logo) where there are about 25 images that are all embedded Smart Objects. I make all of them ...
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Run multiple instances of Photoshop

I have both Photoshop CC and Photoshop CS6 installed on my machine. Sometimes I have to scan things with CS6 because it's 32bit and rely on some things (twain32 but also other plugins) and have ...
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Opening mock-ups in Photoshop

I use mock-ups often in Photoshop. Now all of a sudden when I want to open a mock-up it doesn't direct the file to Photoshop. I click on the WinRAR icon and then double-click on the PSD file....then ...
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Cycle Select layers Photoshop - even if they are Hidden

I had this question a while back if its possible to do "Select next layer" and i found photoshop has a shortcut (alt + [ or ]). The PROBLEM is that it cant select hidden layers. I found a ...
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Save a photoshop file that opens multiple canvases?

Let's say I have multiple canvases/windows open and want them to all open up when the photoshop file is opened. Is that possible?
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Photoshop 2018 does not let me do File > Export > Render Video, nothing happens

When I go to Preferences File > Export > Render Video then nothing happens, just an indeterminate progress wheel, the Render Video Dialog don't open! Please advice I have tried this: I open an ...
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How to stop MS Office from hijacking my spacebar?

By company mandate I installed Microsoft Office. As soon as I launched Outlook I noticed I couldn't use Spacebar in Photoshop to pan around an image with the Hand Tool anymore. I have observed this ...
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High pages per second doing Adobe Lightroom imports - sanity check, its because of the multiple files being loaded, not because theres not enough ram?

I have a system with 8GB ram that i use for importing photos into lightroom CC. During a file import operation i am loading 250Mbit/s from disk as there are ~10k files each a few MB in size. I have ...
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troubleshooting wrong postscript font name in photoshop

Can anyone give me some more tips on how to fix/troubleshoot postscript font names? We have several computers that run scripts in photoshop and on most, photoshop has a postscript font name of Trocchi....
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How can Adobe Photoshop's trial in a VM have "expired" when it was installed today?

I created a new VM in VMware just the other day, with the latest Windows 10 Enterprise Trial. Then I installed Adobe Creative Cloud, with a freshly registered account, and downloaded Photoshop inside ...
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Photoshop closes files very slowly

When I try to close Photoshop files, each file takes about 5 seconds to close. I made a video to show you what I mean: https://streamable.com/5av58x Notice that after I click 'close' on each file, the ...
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Is it possible to quickly export a .jpg and .png simultaneously in Photoshop?

I work with product images for an online retail site. Each product image needs to have a .jpg copy and .png copy. Currently, I just export once as .jpg and then export again as .png. This is both time-...
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How to get GIMP to recognize Images or Pictures folder as the default folder for images?

The computer I'm currently using (Lenovo ThinkPad, Windows 10) doesn't have a DVD-ROM drive, so I can't install an old version of Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. I'm making do with GIMP 2.10.14....
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Photoshop 6.0 stopped working on Windows 10

Starting fails with this message: Unable to continue because of a hardware or system error. Sorry, but this error is unrecoverable.
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Issue placing image into Photoshop from iCloud Drive

So, I store a lot of images on my iCloud drive, more often than not when I try to drag these image files into photoshop I get the following error: "Could not place “.imageName.jpg.icloud” because ...
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Display color mode settings vs Windows / Software color profiles, AdobeRGB

I have monitor with 99% Adobe RGB and 95% DCI-P3. For the color space in OSD settings, Standard = Adobe RGB, DCI = DCI-P3, sRGB = sRGB (sic!) In Windows color management default one is set to sRGB ...
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Photoshop: What is the simplest and fastest way to draw geometrical shapes like a circle or square?

I wanted to draw a circle and I thought this could be accomplished by using a simple brush but there isn't a circle or square shape available. Please note that by circle I mean a simple closed curve ...
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How to turn off PowerShell notification [duplicate]

How to turn off this pop-up PowerShell notification that appears at start-up? When trying to install Photoshop from torrents, I had to disable Windows real time Defender, and the msvcr100.dll file ...
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How to capture windows Image for deployment [closed]

I would like to capture Windows 10 installation. Basically I have Windows installed on my laptop. The installation is ideal. It is activate, has office, Photoshop, chrome, ... installed. I want to ...
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Integrated graphics only or integrated + dedicated

Consider the following setup: A machine with a processor (plus integrated graphics) and another machine with the same processor and integrated graphics but aditionally a dedicated graphics card which ...
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Processing large amount of WhatsApp jpeg files in Adobe Photoshop

When I tried to open a jpeg file, downloaded from WhatsApp in Adobe Photoshop I've got the following Photoshop error: Could not complete your request because a SOFn, DQT, or DHT JPEG marker is ...
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Resize photo to its original size not canvas size

I know about smart object , image size and canvas size and reveal all and trim in image menu and transform and other things. But I want to if there is any solution to change size of canvas in relation ...
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PNG -- extract transparency mask, color, then reapply

I have a PNG which is basically some icons colored in certain ways, with a transparency mask around the edges of them. I want to recolor these icons in certain ways. The way I want to approach it is ...
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How to pre-process the background of this image in order to OCR the table properly?

I have to OCR the book of tables consisting of 500+ pages but the maker stamped every page. Can anybody help me on how should I process it in order to be able to recognize it let's say in FineReader? ...
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Let the currently-running Photoshop on MacOS execute a script, by terminal command

In Windows, users can let the current-running Photoshop execute a JSX script by the following command line, for example: C:\path-to-Photoshop\Photoshop.exe D:\path-to-script-file\MyJsx.jsx I would ...
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How does windows generate thumbnail previews for proprietary formats?

So, I'm wondering how does windows generate a thumbnail for proprietary formats like .psd photoshop files or .clip Clip Studio files. Im wondering if there is a command line order I can use to get a ...
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Create a game world map in Photoshop (or other alternatives)

I am working on a large world map for a game and need a way to make drawing and design easy. Once satisfied, photoshop (or alternative) should automatically export each grid tile to an image file so ...
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Photoshop CC 2021 "could not complete your request because of program error"

After upgrade from Photoshop CC 2020 to 2021 (Windows 10 Pro), I was not able to open JPG files and got the "could not complete your request because of program error". I did some research ...
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How do I remove the 'Adobe Notification Client' process that runs on startup?

I find it really annoying that this is process running — among loads of others on startup — just because I installed Adobe Creative Cloud. It’s like it installs a dozen Trojans on my system that ...
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Advanced find and replace text in photoshop

In photoshop, let's say I have a few texts layers with contents like this: Text layer 1: 1@@text01@@abc Text layer 2: 2@@text02@@cef Text layer 3: 3@@text03@@hgi I would like to replace all the ...
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Save document without background in Photoshop to .pdf with really small size

I have really small .pdf file (300 Kb) consists of 5 pages of documents without background. I received it from someone. I open it in Photoshop to make some edits and try to save it. Even if I don't do ...
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How to get .PSD Photoshop thumbnails to show in Windows 10?

I have a problem where thumbnails for Photoshop (PSD) files won't show in Windows 10. Instead, only the default program icon for PSD files is shown. Thumbnails for other image files are working ...
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Why is my disk full after transforming the picture in Photoshop?

I am new to Photoshop and I was just practicing to make a new page and crop a imported picture and copy it to my blank page. I am sure that my computer is not weak because it has a good ram,CPU and ...
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Adobe Photoshop 2020 Menu Disappeared (NOT the toolbar)

As can be seen on the screenshots below, the titles in the menu bar and each window disappeared. It seems that the menu itself is still there because I can choose options blindly clicking on the ...
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Photoshop CC 2017 keeps crashing on MacOS Catalina

I have installed Photoshop CC 2017 on MacOS Catalina 10.15.2. I've been using it for a while and it was fine. But after a while, my Photoshop doesn't work anymore, it crashes everytime I try to open ...
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remove local hosts from terminal on mac

I'm trying to instal adobe cloud, but it doesn't work because I believe some of it's servers are blocked in my terminal. How do I remove them? I know how to open terminal, but that's it. I'm not the ...
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How to refine edge when to replace color?

The original image is as below: I want to change the background color into blue. Operation is ps : image-adjustment-replace color (0000ff) The hair's edge color is filled with a little red color,how ...
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Exporting in Premiere single frame as long video

I'm simply adding an image (1MB) to audio (3MB) and I get a 250MB output video. Surely there's a way to render this way smaller, using some form of variable bit/frame rate I'm using the Default H....
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Why can't delete the layer1 in the image?

Open the image here with photoshop,you can see there is a only 1 layer in the image.Press 'CTRL+T' to activate the current layer,i can drag and drop it everywhere,the layer-delete is gray,you can't ...
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Why is laptop showing a lot of RAM usage?

Since when I have upgraded my RAM from 8 to 16 GB, my Dell laptop uses 5-6-7 GB minimum even when it just starts. When only Photoshop is opened, no file is created, or simple editing, it becomes 1-2GB+...
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Photoshop CC 2019: How do I open an image in Photoshop without being forced to create a new document?

All I want to do is open an image in Photoshop CC 2019 I've been able to do with all of my photos till today. When I attempt to open any image that I've recently downloaded, I'm taken to the "New ...
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How do I isolate consecutive pixels of certain length in photoshp?

I'm trying to isolate pixels that are adjacent to each other horizontally, vertically, or diagonally(preferably with specified length). The image I'm working with has no known pattern (image). Is ...
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What's the best way to install a very minimal Windows 10 as a Virtual Machine to run photoshop in?

I need to use the Creative Cloud for Photoshop, Illustrator, etc for work so I'd like to install a very minimal windows 10, in Ubuntu VirtualBox, so I can run just what's necessary so Photoshop can ...
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