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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 in Photoshop or Illustrator CS5 where the poles are shown on the top and the bottom (exactly like the image below). I have explored the 'polar grid ...
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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) [on hold]

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?

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. ...
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How create such amazingly smooth grain with gradient like this?

Is it made in Photoshop or illustrator? I tried many way but can't reach this smooth level
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Making a logo transparent

Logo I'm working with is a drawing of hands holding a heart. Drawing is open at the wrists, so cutting it out is not an option. How can I make the logo itself (which is red and white) show, and the ...
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What do designers use today, Mac, PC or Other and why [closed]

No Flame wars, no antagonizing others over their choices. Just say why you use what you do, what you like in YOUR machine, what you don't in YOUR machine. Try to keep it concise. nothing's off the ...
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Creating a “black mask” file covering all non-transparent pixels in Photoshop image, all layers

I have created an image in Photoshop CS3 consisting of numerous layers including text layers, and graphics layers. The print shop says that I have to submit ANOTHER file which is a "mask" file, which ...
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Photoshop 7 weird behaviour when holding mouse button [on hold]

I have Photoshop 7 on my laptop with Windows 8. Every time I holding left mouse button when setting something (for example slider of hue and saturation, etc.), after like 5 seconds Photoshop blinks ...
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high resolution works in photoshop [duplicate]

i'm getting a job, to create art size 8000mm x 12000mm for print on a huge board, is a art size 2480 Pixels x 3508 Pixels, 300 dpi fit to print on the huge board? do i need to create the art exactly ...
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Photoshop: how I can increase the height of a part of my image?

I would like increase the height of a part of my image. Here is my current image: http://i.imgur.com/LEMfuo0.png I would like increase the height with 90px here: http://prntscr.com/5viaqk Not the ...
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Marquee tool in Photoshop

I am using Photoshop CC and trying to use the oval marquee tool to feather the outside edges of the photo. But every time I make an oval selection over the subject, it blacks out the selection and ...
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How can I make these blurry Shape?

I tried to create these shapes several times ago without success. I tried with illustrator and a blurry shape that I deform with "Envelope Distort" > "make with mesh" but the result isn't very ...
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Make the text center of its frame (above, below, left, right) in Photoshop

i have search all the web but nothing change. They usually show text center in picture not its frame. The frame of text i use to with other layer. Like my demo. http://i.imgur.com/EfJ4fDn.jpg I ...
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Difference between RAW file size and Photoshop Image size

I have a RAW file from a 24 megapixel camera. The RAW file is about 25MB in size, looking at it in OS X. When I load the RAW into Photoshop and then look at Image > Image Size in CC 2014, Photoshop ...
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How do I make a 3 dotted brush

I'm interested in making a dotted brush. Am I able to do that? I'm also interested in making a dotted line brush, but a row of three lines of dots instead of just one. Is that making sense? I'd ...
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What is this folded paper text effect called and how do I achieve it in Photoshop? [duplicate]

I am struggling to get this effect in Photoshop, but I am also unaware of what its technical name is. Can somebody please let me know what the name of the the effect that is being used below, that ...
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High quality GIF Compression from images

I am having an issue with my GIFS. I have strung together two images as an animation in Photoshop, both high quality off the bat (2000 x 3000 px), I know when I compress into a moving GIF it's going ...
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Run a photoshop droplet in headless mode? [on hold]

I have a photoshop droplet that I have created and I need to run it on a large set of images. Is it possible to run the droplet in a headless mode where the PS UI doesn't run but the process executes? ...
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What size document to create for poster that will be printed at 36w X 24w inches? [duplicate]

I'm doing a freelance job for someone but I'm not familiar with large scale printing. They want to send it to a printer who will print it at 36x24 inches. I'm hoping I don't need to make my file that ...
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Photoshop draw circle from line

How can i turn this line into a circle in photoshop cs6 ? I want to draw a circle with this texture This is not how I want to draw my Circle. I want to copy then rotate and then paste the first ...
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How to select visible pixels for all layers in layer group in PS CC?

I am wondering if there is an easy way of selecting the visible pixels from a layer group (with some sub-groups). I know I can select them individually or turn them into a smart object, but I want it ...
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How Do I Resize An Image Without Ruining Text?

I just finished a Photoshop project at 1600x3200 that involves several images and multiple lines of text. Upon saving the image as a .tif, I uploaded the image to Imgur. Once uploaded, I went into ...
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“Some text layers contain fonts that are missing” when opening PSD files in Photoshop

I am browsing sample brochure templates at this website. The templates are available in PSD format. To open PSD files, I downloaded a trial version of Photoshop CS6. But whenever I double-click a PSD ...
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Placing visible text over images [closed]

I'm trying to place text over an image. The text should be highly visible, and easily legible, yet professional looking. The problem is that the image is one of many, and I can't find a consistent ...
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Saving sprite sheet into separate images

I'd like to separate a 64px x 512px spritesheet into eight 64px 64px images: Is this possible? If so, how?
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How do I make this kind of shadow?

I know how to put a shadow or outer glow around the document, but I can't figure out how to get those rounded edges. I guess it's not even a shadow, so more specifically, how do I create this ...
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A keyboard shortcut for changing the Fill percentage in Photoshop

I was wondering if there is a shortcut for changing the fill percentage in Photoshop. I know the shortcut to changing the opacity is pressing the numeric keys on the keyboard. Is there something ...
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Can a custom action be saved with the PSD document?

I want to send a PSD file of a webpage to the developer to show him some functions. I created actions of some pop-ups opening, but I can't find any information on how to save the actions with the ...