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How to make some PSD file not to save as overwrite

Is there anything safety lock like feature for psd file to preserved its original file? I have free mock ups psd file from graphic design community site, I always use them, but some time I ...
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Linking layers/groups

If I have a layer that I've duplicated (and will always be the same as the first layer), how can I make it so that if I change the first layer, it would automatically change the duplicated layer as ...
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Colors change when pasting to Photoshop from my desktop (printscreen)

I must be missing something obvious, but when pressing the Printscreen key then pasting into Photoshop, colors are quite different. I tried to do this with a RGB colors document (8, 16 and 32 bits). ...
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How do I achieve this camera lines effect in photoshop or Ai

If you zoom in this image, there are parallel lines throughout which are used to show a cctv like effect. Tried with various blending options, but in vain. How do I achieve this ?
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Photoshop vs Sketch 3 For app and Web design?

So, I Have been looking into which photo editor to use for app designing and the web too. My only question if I make an app in Photoshop for the phone do I need to re scale it into the iPad size or is ...
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Why is color burn not affecting a white channel?

I am experiencing an unexpected behavior with the color burn blending mode in Adobe Photoshop CS 5 (and CS 6). My understanding of the blending mode is the following ...
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Automate Export to Layers without overwriting

Here is the problem. I have a folder of PNGs. For each PNG, I want to create multiple PNGs with different styles applied to them. My approach was to create an action which creates multiple layers for ...
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How do you ADD banding to a gradient?

There are a million posts on the web about removing banding but I'd like to know how to add banding. I've found some polygonal images and would like to recreate their effect.
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How do you use Apple's new emojis in Photoshop?

I'm trying to get a large version of one Apple's new emojis in Photoshop. I know how to write with emojis in something like TextEdit, but I need the emoji to have a transparent background. I've even ...
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I am looking at the swatches panel in photoshop. I need to find PMS630. There are hundreds of colors. How do I find 630 quickly [duplicate]

how do I find a specific color in the photoshop PMS colour pallette without clicking on every little colored box. I'm looking at the pallette. How do I find PMS 630 in one second?
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How to adjust contrast on multiple images?

I'm using PS6 and I'd like to adjust contrast on multiple opened files. I've found so far only this tutorial, however I couldn't find the appropriate option to adjust the contrast. This suggest me ...
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Help with Large Format Design setup [duplicate]

Working on huge project. lots of different graphics. mostly print and web, but one requirement for our even at a casino in Vegas is for large scale prints. one is a wall wrap other is a billboard. one ...
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What is the name of this images format

I want to know that what is the name of these kind of pictures collection (images format).
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Illustrator drag and copy behave like Photoshop? [on hold]

I like the way that Photoshop can drag and copy a layer by holding alt/option, dragging the layer, and finishing off the copy process by releasing the alt/option key BEFORE releasing the mouse click. ...
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How to make a low-quality effect?

these photos look like taken by a low resolution camera, but i think they aren't. so, i want to re-create that effect, does anyone know how to do that?
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Possible to select all visible layers in Photoshop?

Is it possible to select all visible layers in Photoshop, perhaps using a script? I see no way to do so in the Photoshop menu items.
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Quality-loss by resampling an image bigger? [duplicate]

If you have an image you want to make bigger(in realife-size for example for printing), I would use the crop tool of Photoshop with WxHxResolution, use centimeters/inches and then set my ppi. My ...
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I want to make less heavy a big vertical photo without loosing resolution

I need to send a big long vertical photo in a MMS but every time I try, it loose all the quality. The photo is very heavy due to her dimension, how can I make that same photo less heavy without ...
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(newbie!) 300dpi making image huge [closed]

I am attempting to make an image: 4.6563" wide x 2.875" high with 300 dpi. I have an example of a finished image that converted that size to 1463x863 pixels (with 300dpi). When I'm going into make a ...
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Photoshop automate copying shapes and changing color

I am currently manually creating a set of cards. The cards consist of 1-5 copies of the same shape, in one of a handful of colors. For example, I have a card with 1 red circle, a card with 2 red ...
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Using SVG file created from Photoshop extract asset (in Processing) [on hold]

Okay, I'm not really good at explaining stuff, but hopefully I can find someone who can help me!... I'm using Photoshop and Processing. I want to use cool brush effect in Photoshop, and save it as a ...
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Is there an included or downloadable PS palette that simply displays an image for reference?

Like the navigator but not for an open canvas, just an image needed for reference? It's not difficult to open a preview window behind PS, but I wondered if there was an integrated solution. Also! ...
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automate assembling multiple tiles back into the original big picture

I have multiple, 1024 jpeg tile images that are effectively tiles of a one big image which was split into a matrix of 32×32 smaller ones (each 256×256px). I wonder how could I efficiently put them ...
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Liqufying Window Shows only black Cant Edit [closed]

My Photoshop CS6 window is just black it does't show my content when it loads so its imposible to use. I'd like to know the problem beacuse I have even uninstalled and installed it a couple of time ...
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Black box appears when I open a psd file in photoshop [closed]

I am trying to open a .psd image in photoshop, but a rectangular black box appears every time in different places. How do I stop this?
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Resizing a .tiff file for print on 3M x 4M canvas

I have a .tiff file of an image, it is 17815 x 12426 px and is landscape. I need to print it 3 x 4 metres portrait, it's for a wall vinyl or canvas. The resolution is 500dpi. So if I try to resize it ...
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How to Create a gradual fadeout signature in Photoshop

I want to create a signature line like the attached picture with Photoshop: I asked the photographer who has this signature, and he said following are the steps: basically I created a layer for ...
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Automating smart-object content replacement for list of files

I'm slightly familiar with automating a photoshop workflow, but I'm unable to figure out how to do the following: I have a list of files (numbered 1..100). Next to that I have a spreadsheet with data ...
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Brush rotation support on wacom tablets Photoshop [on hold]

I am using a somewhat old Wacom Bamboo Fun tablet, but I am trying to use brush rotation (while rotating the pen) and it isn't working, so it probably isn't yet supported. I was wondering if anyone ...
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How can I create this shape in Photoshop?

I want to create a scalable version of the shape above in Photoshop. I tried creating a path and filling the stroke but that wasn't very smooth. Is there a way of creating this as a vector or ...
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How would you fill past a boundary in Photoshop?

By default, the fill tool in Photoshop with contiguous on, would perform an operation such that the specified colour floods until it touches the detected boundaries. Is there a way of modifying the ...
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PNG files blurry when exported form Illustrator and opened in Photoshop [on hold]

I have designed app screens on Illustrator and trying to mock up in Photoshop. When I export from png and place in PS the fonts/imagery looks very low quality etc. I need to make a print leaflet ...
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What percentage opacity do I give each overlay so that the important features from each appear in the final superimposed result? [closed]

I have a total of 6 microscopic pictures that are taken of different focal planes. I need to overlay all 6 so that the important features within each become clearly visible in the final superimposed ...
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Photoshop: keeping oversized text within box

I'm trying to type a single letter into a text box in Photoshop, and then to enlarge the letter so that only part of it is visible in the box. At the moment, when I size the letter beyond the size of ...
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Photoshop Scripting: batch replace colors

I'm trying to write a script that will replace the colors of all same-colored shapes, including those on non-visible layers. I am new to Photoshop scripting, but I imagine the pseudocode would work ...
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How to make this kind of an image? [duplicate]

I was wondering how can you make the following kinds of cool images (original scale: http://el-locko.deviantart.com/art/Breaking-the-Habit-155711042):
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How do I use Color Dodge and where do I find it? [closed]

I was going to do a filter but when I searched it I found that I needed Color Dodge. How do I get to it and what does it do exactly?
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Selecting Objects in the graphic without having to select the layer first [closed]

In previous versions of Photoshop, I was able to select (with my mouse) objects within a graphics, where I could click and then drag the object where I want to move it. Now I have to select the layer ...
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Why does a JPEGs file size increase after cropping and saving for web in Photoshop?

When I save my image for the web in Adobe Photoshop, the produced jpeg is larger than the original jpeg file. The only alteration done to the image is cropping. How is this possible? I am saving the ...
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How to design for large scale? [duplicate]

I'm interested to know the processes involved in designing for large scale output i.e. billboards/ banners. What Illustrator/ Photoshop document size should I work with. Do I work in a scaled size ...
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How can I make a caricature like a Who Was book in Photoshop?

My son wants to make a series of fake Who Was book with him and his friends on the covers. If you've never seen one, it's a whole series about famous people, with a caricature on the cover, like this: ...
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How to create 3D Box designs with User-Generated Dimensions? [duplicate]

I'm trying to learn how to make 3D Box Images in Photoshop. I need this for box designs of different sizes, and so I found this tutorial that makes it easy to create with the use of Photoshop Actions. ...
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Publishing a RAW file after retouching RAW in photoshop

Ive been requested by a magazine to supply photos in a RAW format. We get the files as RAWs from our photographer, but then touch them up / colour balance etc. Is there a way to then republish them ...
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Scale up image inside layer in PSD loses quality?

I'm an Android developer who knows not much about getting assets (pngs) from a psd or ai file to multiple resolutions that the Android platform needs. With Inkscape it's pretty straightforward. ...
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Is there a way to swap out one linked smart object in Photoshop CC 2014

I have multiple images using the same linked smart object, but I need to make changes to some individual images and want to link it to a new linked smart object. At the moment if I change one out, it ...
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PDF Alteration with Photoshop

A golden rule in graphic design is to always start with the source design files and re-export once the appropriate changes have been made. Often in digital printing in publishing this is not an ...
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How to Create this Stipple Grain Texture? [duplicate]

Wondering if anyone could help my create this specific type of stippling gradient effect used in the attached chair illustration. I'm getting pretty close but it's not quite as grungy and chunky. ...
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Photoshop CC / Drag windows / arrange icons into interface / how ?

In my old photoshop UI, I had the option to quickly click on the windows / arrange options. Now I have to go into Window (click) Arrange (another click) and then choose what I want ;( Where can I ...
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Adobe's inability to support 4k HD [migrated]

I got a new laptop with 4k screen, but my Ps, Il & Dw have tiny icons instead of the regular size. I have to scale down my screen resolution to be able to use it properly... Does anyone have a ...
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Import adjustment layer from Photoshop to After Effects

can I import - and use - adjustment layers from Photoshop to After Effects? I don't want to generate all my gradiation curves once again. Is there a chance?