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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 can I enhance the gray text on scanned crumpled receipts?

Consider the following snippet of a receipt I've scanned: usually when I scan receipts I manage to separate the text and the background using something like a color-range selection tool, selection ...
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How to work on two copies of the same image side by side without one effecting the other in photoshop [migrated]

I managed to open the same image twice side by side with the help of this question Open two copies of the same file side-by-side in Photoshop but the problem is that whatever work I do on one copy ...
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Converting height map to Grayscale

I have a height map that I would like to convert to gray-scale. The problem is I have a custom palette or gradient that I wish to follow and I am not a professional, so I don't really know how. The ...
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Is a different sub version of Media encoder compatible with After effects?

I tried to use Media encoder 2015.3 with After effects 2015.0 but I got errors when tried to use dynamic link. I got error that Media encoder is not installed. Similarly, when tried to access .ae file ...
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Photoshop CS3 Screen/Display Size is Miniature!! Not talking about an open file--but the app

Photoshop CS3 "Display Size" of Photoshop's full program screen is tiny and miniature. Can't figure out why. Program downloaded okay, BUT I can hardly read anything, buttons are, say, 1/16th inch ...
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Turning scanned black and white diagram into specific color in Photoshop

I have a black and white diagram, and want to change the lines of the diagram into a specific hex color in Photoshop (CC). I've erased the background, which I don't need, and in the hue/saturation ...
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How to make the blue line in this diagram red?

How to make the blue line in this diagram red?
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Photoshop makes Wacom tablet touch lag and non responsive

Case: I just found out my wacom touch (not pen) stops working when i open photoshop and it works totally fine in windows when photoshop is closed but it stops exactly when photoshop loads. i did the "...
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Turning dotted lines in an image to solid

I have an image with some dotted lines and I have to convert them to solid. The image is grayscaled with binary values for pixels (0 for black 255 for white) How can I achieve this task? I need to do ...
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How do I quickly circle part of an image to highlight it in Photoshop as I would in Paint?

I can do something like what is shown in the following image very quickly in MS Paint: How can I do something similar, circle something in red or highlight some text in a rounded-corner rectangle, ...
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How do I Change Adobe's Temp Folder?

Adobe's temp folder (.../adobeTemp) is taking up a large amount on my C: drive (which is a low storage SSD reserved for Windows 10 and a small amount of programs), and I am wondering how I change the ...
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No brush red preview on Adobe PS CC

When resizing the brush (Alt + Right Click), it should show the red overlay but mine looks like this when resized: It is so hard to determine the covered area / hardness when resizing. Any help? ...
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PhotoShop CS5.1 3D rendering - Raytrace final duration

I bought an Adobe PhotoShop CS5.1 Enterprise years ago to make album art. There is the 3D functionality where you can add a sphere, use a transparency mask, colors and bump map, then rotate and ...
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Photoshop: How to render a text layer to separate words as pictures with a script?

My problem comes from trying to design watchfaces for different smart watches. Here you often need the text elements as single images with a given color depth, e.g. the numbers 0-9 and the weekdays as ...
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Does PNG bit-depth conversion from 8-bit to 32-bit increase quality?

An image is converted from 32-bit to 8-bit. Is any information lost after converting it back to 32-bit?
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Photoshop duplicating context menu items

This has happened a couple of times before but normally restarting Photoshop fixes it. Occasionally when right-clicking layers I'll see several of the context menu items/entries duplicated. It doesn't ...
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Quick way to make animated gif ?

I want to make an animated gif of a van png moving from one point on a google maps map to another point on the map. I could add each point, separarely, but it would take hours. Is there an ...
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How to resize the view of specific software [duplicate]

Looking at the image attached the problem is self-explanatory. The tabs and icons within the software (photoshop in this particular case) are extremely small so that they are barely visible and ...
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Creating EPS files in Photoshop with text to be replaced in Latex

I am writing a Latex document and replace tags within eps images using the psfrag package. If I generate the files using ChemDraw (a software to draw chemical reactions and so on), this works quite ...
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Resize TO certain aspect ratio in Photoshop CC

I need to perform a seemingly very easy action to a massive set of photo's in Photoshop (I also have Affinity available if photoshop can't do it). The photos I have differ in aspect ratio AND size. ...
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Is there a way to manage multiple versions of an image in one PSD file?

Sometimes I need to have multiple versions of a similar piece of work in Photoshop (CC 2018). (Such as a large logo, and a much smaller slightly different design of the same logo) To save time and ...
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Photoshop can auto-rotate based on the Rule Tool, but can it transform?

It's great that you can rotate an image or a layer based on the Rule Tool angle. However I'd like to perform a transform/translation based on a measurement. It seems like it should be possible to do ...
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Prevent drop shadow from effecting different layers in Photoshop CC

In the image below, my drop shadow is applied to layer 7, yet it is impacting layer 8. I don't want the drop shadow to appear on the right edge of the layer. I only want the circle to have a drop ...
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How to create this smudgy text effect on Gimp/PS?

I've been trying for the past hour to understand how to do the following effect on Gimp, but I can't figure it out. I thought that I should create 2 copies of the text layer, move them (one up and ...
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Color issue in 3D layer Photoshop 2018

I have Photoshop CC 2018. When I make a 3D layer from some shape, the color on it is not covering the whole front side. Original shape: This is the 3D model of that shape: You can see the white ...
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How can I change the animation timeline frame rate on Photoshop CS5?

The animation timeline on Photoshop CS5 seems to be locked at 30fps is there a way of increasing this frame rate? I have tried increasing the fps when exporting the animation through 'Render Video'. ...
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Toggle between two layers?

I have a file with two layers, meant for a label. One layer has information relevant to A, and one layer has information relevant to B. They take the same space and any given label either has A or B ...
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Photoshop, black color instead of transparency when pasting from clipboard

After reinstalling Windows I got a problem that transparency is lost when I paste image from clipboard, from another program(like browser). Instead of transparency photoshop using full black color. I ...
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Stop Photoshop from automatically resizing images that are dragged and dropped into a image that is being worked on

When I drag and drop an image file into an image I am working on, Photoshop automatically resizes the image (presumably based on canvas size?). To give a specific example: I am creating a sprite ...
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Is there a way to turn on center lines that snap image into center?

my buddy has photoshop on a pc and when moving an image and it gets close to center these pink center lines appear and almost snaps the image perfectly into center? cannot figure out how or where to ...
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JPGs or PNGs created by ImageMagick look darker than their 32 bit tiff source

I am working with ImageMagick (Version 7.0.7-36 Q16 x64 2018-05-29) on Windows 7. I am trying to convert a 32 bit tiff to a png. magick.exe convert a_32bit.tif a.png However, the resulting image ...
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Photoshop and file permissions after April 2018 Update

I have two Administrator user accounts on my computer, A and B. There's a common folder in A's Dropbox that I use for storing images, and that folder has full access permissions for both user A and B. ...
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Temp files sc.kernel.X.etl are generated weekly and take over several dozen of gigaoctets

[EDIT : Opened the files in the event logger] It seems that the error are logged really often : Error 15003 seems to be a driver error, though no yellow ! shows up in the peripheral manager. - <...
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How to make background layer same length as text dynamically

I have a group of layers, one is a text layer, and the other is a box that is supposed to be the background for the text. Ideally I'd like to have the background for the text layer, be the same length ...
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why is adobe photoshop tcp listening on my computer? cloudfront

I closed photoshop and seems like there are no adobe process running. (macos) Though if i type in terminal: danass$ lsof -i 4 i get among others : Adobe\x20 589 danass 9u IPv4 ...
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Photoshop: Quick Select Acting wierd

sorry not sure if this post belongs here but this tool started acting pretty wierd lately. the selection goes out of the clicked area of same color even though its too obvious that it shouldn't. it ...
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How do I reveal “hidden” image noise

Computer images can hide compression noise that's barely noticeable when looking directly at it, but if you tilt your laptop screen you see the noise, eg. the edges around the cans in this image. ...
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Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) Blurry Images When Reducing Size

I just started using Photoshop CC – previously I was using CS2, which was great but is no longer available for free download. For some reason, when I throw an image into Creative Cloud (current ...
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How to change hand tool shortcut in Photoshop

I have been wondering if I can change the key binding to trigger the hand tool (default: Space). I know how to change the shortcut to activate it (default H) but I don't want to change this. I want ...
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Smart object not directly editable in Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 Could not complete your request because the smart object is not directly editable Any way to fix this? I tried cutting the image parts; it didn’t work.
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Photoshop layers showing no effect on image

I was working on a photo in Photoshop. I was trying to apply a blur on the background layer but I wasn't happy about it so I was trying, deleting, trying again etc. Suddenly I noticed that the blur ...
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Why does Photoshop fail to save GIF but has no problem with same GIF in smaller size?

I need to save an animated GIF in two sizes: 357 by 500 px, and 860 by 1204 px. The 356 px-wide version saves fine, but the 860 px version comes up with the following error: Adobe Save For Web ...
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How to install Photoshop CC 2018 on Fedora 27?

I have Photoshop CC 2018 on a Windows machine but I need to transfer it to a machine that has Linux. Is it possible to transfer the files and run the program from the Linux? I've read about running ...
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How to change the opening position of a file in photoshop CS

When I open up a file in Photoshop CS the upper left hand corner of the file is lined up all the way to left. The tool bar hides part of the file. So each and every single time I open a file I have to ...
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Everything within Photoshop appears smaller?

I'm on Windows with Photoshop CS6 Extended. Everything in the program (fonts, canvas size, etc.) is just a little smaller than it should be. I have a feeling this has something to do with the program ...
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Interactive Services Detection windows not responsive

I am getting the standard Interactive Services Detection message, click on 'View the message' and get to see the desired screen: Inside there, nothing is responding to either mouse or keyboard. Not ...
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Old photos from Mac - how to open in Windows environment

Someone sent me photos that are about 20 years old and they are from a Mac they say. PhotoShop, Paint, etc. can not figure out how to open them. They do not appear to have a specified format from ...
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Why some fonts doesn't work or render in Office 2016 apps?

Why some of font's font styles (e.g. bold, oblique, bold italic, such that) doesn't really works or render in Office 2016 apps on Windows 10? Is it the font's bug, Office 2016's bug or Windows 10 bug? ...
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Selection Border has 100% feather

So this is what I'm doing: Why does it feather the border? I cannot figure out how to fix this. I've done some searching and can find no information on this.
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How to get exact alpha value in Photoshop

I need to know the exact alpha value of a pixel in Photoshop. I tried using the answer in this question (Determine pixel alpha value in photoshop), but that gives me an opacity percentage such as 27%, ...