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Photoshop has corrupt my file, can only see blocks and lines

I was working on a file and after copying and pasting (I think) and then this happened I tried copying and pasting all the layers to another file but it just copies over the corruption as well. I'm ...
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Paint Bucket not filling selection? [duplicate]

I have a selection in Photoshop that looks like this: When I Paint Bucket (or Edit-Fill), it comes out all wrong and fills half wrong and half too far: What am I missing? How can I get it to ...
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Isolating red ink with GIMP/Photoshop

As a puzzle author, I often write puzzles with red ink and then test-solve them with pencil. What would be the most efficient way to remove the pencil and blue gridlines from the paper to leave only ...
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How to convert a video file into an animated GIF in Adobe Photoshop?

I was trying to convert an MP4 into an animated GIF for an answer on here. I tried opening the file directly in Photoshop, and then clicking on the timeline menu and choosing both: Convert Frames > ...
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How can I change a multi-coloured logo into a single colour logo in Photoshop?

I'd like to convert some client logos into a single light grey colour #BFBFBF. The logos are in PNG and JPEG formats on a white background. I know that I can convert the image to greyscale and / or ...
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How to get all colors used in a photoshop document? any script out there?

Is there any way to get all colors used in a photoshop file, I mean colors in vector elements fill's (Shapes and also strokes). I want to make a color scheme for the web based on colors used in the ...
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How to open a damaged or corrupt Photoshop file? [on hold]

After re-installing Windows it stopped opening some files PSD files. I try to open them with Photoshop version 6; it does not work. I tried to open them on the laptop, same garbage. What is the ...
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Can I modify text within Photoshop files programmatically?

What I want to do is to be able to code a script which will change a text layer from a Photoshop file for another text in my script. Is there anyway this can be done? Is there any Photoshop API or ...
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Photoshop - Image being saved in different color shade

I'm applying a colour overlay with colour of #fa2e88 to an image. But after saving it for web, it will appear in another shade on web browser (#ff00e9, which is more saturated and brighter) I've ...
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how do you scale objects using a reference distance [on hold]

how to scale objects using a reference distance
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how to create a brush in photoshop fading from both sides [duplicate]

how to create a brush in photoshop fading from both sides just like this ? i tried every default brush but nothing works , thanks in advance
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How to set default layer group in Photoshop cs6 that i can call all the time for new psd files

I'm using a layer group all the time for my psd files. I would like to call/insert that group as a default layer group all the time into new psd. What is the best way to that? Currently i go to ...
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How can i draw shape with depth in illustrator?

How can i draw the 3d shape like i attached in image. wanted to make banner with just tiled slop. i tried in adobe illustrator but cant get the depth between the blocks. Please let me know how can i ...
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How to flip picture at an angle in photoshop?

How do i flip the top starship ( the darker one) at a 45 degree angle so it's facing the same way as the lighter ship? I want to flip because I want the sun reflection to be on the same side (upper ...
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Photoshop Automation

I'm am fairly new to the photoshop automation tools, but I am a long time user of photoshop. I am trying to find a way to export each of 8 layers inside of a group individually while maintaining the ...
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Photoshop cc 3d Shadows [on hold]

I have something that has been buggin me for quite a few days now. As i was going through some adobe 3d text tutorials i stumbled upon a place where i need shadows to be casted. But every object i ...
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Photoshop Layer Comps are too large

I'm making wireframes for a complex dashboard. I have 40+ layer comps and my 10MB photoshop file is turning into a 30MB PDF. I've already trimmed away unused layers and don't see what else I can do? ...
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How to add images to existing PDF file in Photoshop?

I have a PDF of a purchase contract and I need to add an image of my debit card to it. So far, I've opened the image of my card in a separate file and used the magnetic lasso tool to select it. In ...
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3D border effect help

can someone please help me and tell me how could I do this border effect in Photoshop? I know it look like a bad design, but this is an old design of my client and he doesn't have the PSD file ...
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How to avoid 1.23 decimal point uneven unit value in Photoshop?

When I drag the icon to left and to right in paragraph panel of Photoshop for tweaking the paragraph styling, changing the value of space before and after paragraph, I get uneven unit value like 1.23 ...
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Apply layer comp in linked smart object only to specific layer comps in root PSD?

I'm using Photoshop CC for UI design. Let's say I've got 3 buttons as separate linked smart objects. Each button has a layer comp for a pressed and a not-pressed state. I place the linked smart ...
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Is there a way to batch remove the same background from multiple images?

Someone asked me a Photoshop question the other day, and after some time thinking on it I couldn't come up with an answer - hoping someone here can shed some light! Let's say I've got a batch of ...
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Go to next frame on Photoshop timeline

I would like to use a shortcut to go to next (or back) frame on photoshop timeline. On adobe guide, the shortcut should ne arrow right or left. BUT I dont know why it's not working for me. I can't ...
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What is wireframe-esque design style called? Is it made solely with pen tool?

Wondering what this wireframe like designing style is called. I've seen it for years but never really felt the urge to ask. I also wish to know if it is made solely with the pen tool in ps/ai or if it ...
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Can anybody tell me how we can make app stickers in Photoshop or illustrator? [on hold]

For example: If I want to design below image: I just want easy tool or some trick to create its different elements like hair, eyes, clothes, etc...
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Selecting in PSE

What does this message mean and how do I work around it in Photoshop elements? I want to select part of an image with the Lasso Tool. "Warning: No pixels are more than 50% selected. The selection ...
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How can I create a spherical perspective grid in Photoshop or Illustrator

How can I create a spherical perspective grid (six point perspective) in Photoshop or Illustrator CS5 where the poles are shown on the top and the bottom (exactly like the image below). I have ...
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How to replace color in Photoshop?

I would like to replace black color in transparent PNG for bluish color from my other image. Bluish color sampled: So, desired color is #00528f. Unfortunately, it does not work as I would expect ...
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Why isn't color burn working on a layer style in Photoshop?

I have a layer with a blending option set to Color Burn and opacity under 91%. It's called Layer 7 is my screenshots. If I download a jpeg of a solid color of red, and put it behind this layer, the ...
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Corner-aligned dashes in Photoshop

There's a nice option in Illustrator which lets you have corners of dashed boundaries to be evenly aligned. http://tv.adobe.com/watch/learn-illustrator-cs5/creating-corneraligned-dashed-lines/ Is ...
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How to achieve the effect in the background using Photoshop. Tried blur without success

I'm trying to achieve the effect seen on the "background" of this image on my own photos. So far I tried different variations of blur, in special the Shape Blur without success. At this point, I'm not ...
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How can I create a polar (radial?) perspective grid in Photoshop CS5?

I would like to create a perspective grid in Photoshop that would have the effect of looking through a cylinder. From searching online I think this is referred to as a 'polar' perspective grid. I ...
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How do I set a Photoshop document/template for bleeds?

This flyer is almost accepted on Themeforest, but I got one problem: I got message from reviewer: "Please do some research on setting up a document for bleeds. Look at info on printing to understand ...
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Isolate a Collection of Thin Lines from a Photograph

Question I have a photograph (shown below - quality reduced to meet upload size limit) of a paraglider with an inflated wing. I would like to extract the paraglider, wing, and the many thin lines ...
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How would you make this simple stereoscopic gif, with no camera, or video footage in Photoshop, or After Effects CC? Only needs to be 2-6 frames

Hey! I was wondering if any of you could reverse engineer this for me or give me a simple break down of how I could manipulate 1 still image to do this effect, thank you so much!
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Keyboard shortcut problem/bug [migrated]

I don't know if it is a bug or a feature, but it is nevertheless annoying. Let's say I change layer opacity and then click the layer just to deselect the "opacity box", if I now use the keyboard to ...
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How to create smoother animation in Photoshop?

I'm creating a very basic gif in Photoshop using tween for the first time. It looks okay, but the movement seems like it could be smoother. Are there additional settings that I've overlooked, or ...
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How can I make my sprite for retina display?

Please, how can I make my sprite in good quality on small screens? How can I make in 2x? Example: i.imgur.com/6aUpvok.png and in 2x: i.imgur.com/aF739W3.png My sprite: i.imgur.com/lo6JQ1d.png ...
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How do I create a granite / stone effect using Photoshop?

This might be weird but I want to PS the four cats... into something like the four presidents on Mount Rushmore... I haven't touched PS for a long time, would appreciate some hints here.
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How to edit a single frame without affecting all frames of animation in Photoshop CS5? [duplicate]

I can't figure it out why this is happening. I want to animate a logo frame by frame using Photoshop CS5 and everytime i change something in a frame, it changes all frames before until the moment i ...
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How do I convert a Keynote file to a high resolution PSD?

I mocked up several marketing materials for my team in Keynote, and I'd like to convert them into high res files (preferably PSDs or JPGs) to upload to a printing site (like Vistaprint). I've tried to ...
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Any tips for the logo in terms of colour or design? (illustrator) [closed]

Here is my logo I am working on, I created it to look like an Ace of Spades and also added my initials inside the design (looks like an A and S) Can somebody suggest any type of colours that would go ...
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How to make text adapt to its surrounding shape?

Are there any special techniques used to make these types of logos?
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Disable auto convert background (black/white) while dragging rendered (png) picture from browser to photoshop

How can I disable the auto convert black background while I drag a rendered picture from browser to photoshop? I guess it happens because when I drag it saves in my pc as .BMP file and then it copies ...
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PS CC 2014 Toggle rulers

I'm using a lot of rulers and sometimes I want to see the documents without the rulers. is there any button to press that can toggle it for me? I'm not talking about Ctrl+R.
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Shrinking or expanding object with retaining it's original shape

First of all, I am sorry, but I don't even know how to address this question properly. It's best illustrated by pictures below. So question is: Is there some way, in any graphic program (both vector, ...
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Why is my quick selection changing after I release the left click? [on hold]

The issue is very hard to see but the Vampire has a marquee around it in both screenshots, but the marquees differ. While still holding down left click Selection after releasing left click This ...
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Photoshop and browser: how to get the colors right?

Ok, I'm designing for the web and I had different colors in Photoshop (Windows) and Chrome, so I started searching and found contradicting tips and I have no idea of what should I do now. Windows ...
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Triple joined path - Photoshop

So I'm having a path in Photoshop and I'm using it for drawing, however I would like to have my line have additional lines added to it, which aint going to fit together with other lines. Is this ...
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Placed Image in Photoshop is larger than actual size, regardless of PPI

I'm currently experiencing a weird issue with placing images in photoshop. I currently am trying to place an png that is 750x1334 and has a ppi of 72. This image has been exported from illustrator. ...