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I am making a .gif file in Photoshop CS5. While saving this animation, I used the steps = File > Save for web & devices > Preset= GIF 128 Dithered > GIF > Save. After saving the .gif file it does not show the animation. So what is wrong with the procedure?

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Did you set the animation options on the right side of the Save for Web window? –  Scott Jul 6 '13 at 7:09
Are you saying about animation looping option.? –  pooja Jul 6 '13 at 7:14
yes I have choose forever option for looping. –  pooja Jul 6 '13 at 7:18
Have you tried opening your animation in a browser to test? –  ckpepper02 Aug 23 '13 at 18:40
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  • The file must have a Timeline or Frame sequence. (Window > Timeline)
  • You need to set the animation options in the Save for Web dialog:

animation options

In addition, it is possible to have a quick animation and not see it initially due to speed and duration if the Save For Web options are set to "once". You may need to reload a page/image to see the animation.

Also, some browsers have an option to disable gif animation. If you've done all the above, verify it's not a browser setting preventing the animation from being visible.

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Try duplicating those presets in a 'Custom' preset. Try changing the path that the file is saved to also to see if that works.

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