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Photoshop: possible to select hidden layers via keyboard shortcut?

I use the Option + [ and ] keyboard shortcuts to select layers in Photoshop's layers panel, but it skips hidden layers. Is it possible at all to select these via the keyboard?
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Restrict movement of layer in Photoshop CS6

Is there a way to block the movement of a layer in photoshop and still be able to do editing in the same layer?
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What's the best way to maintain color customization in Photoshop files

I have just started designing print templates like brochures and business cards for graphic marketplaces. As different users has different color requirements for their brand the files must easy to ...
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How can I edit a crown from a picture in Photoshop?

Can someone help me and guide me how to edit the crown on the picture to match with the king wallers logo? I dont know how to color it partly,make it glow a little and use shades.
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What is the most effective way to organize .psds for a large scale application project

I'm working on a project at work where we are building out a full scale application. Its going to span a 2 year period. Ive been naming and dating psds. I'm still having a hard time staying organized. ...
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How do I find the nested layers that may cause problems in older CS versions? [migrated]

I get the warning, but can't see where the problem is. The warning pops up at seemingly random times. My groups aren't nested in any weird way, as far as I can see. The + and & symbols are used ...
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Confused about the real resolution size and dpi for wall sticker printing using photoshop [duplicate]

i am quite newbie in graphic design. As beginner, this is the first time assigned with a task to print out a wall sticker design. The wall design size in real should be 106" x 128". Since i am using ...
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Saving ARGB 32 Bits BPM in Photoshop

Ok, I have an Image in 8 bits per channel mode on Photoshop. When I try to save it doesn't let me select the A8 R8 G8 B8 option. Why I can't do it? There's a special mode that I have to choose to ...
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How do I make a document in Photoshop? [duplicate]

I tried to make a document in Photoshop with a size of 551" x 196" but for some reason it is not working. How do I make a document in Photoshop with the size I need?
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Converting a Portrait Profile Image to Square

I've been given the task recently to convert a portrait image of my boss with the size 489w x 835h to a good profile image to be used for his LinkedIn profile (200px x 200px). I was wondering if ...
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How do I achieve an “old” distressed poster effect in Illustrator, Photoshop or Pixelmator?

I am looking to create some graphics that look like modernism vintage style. Examples here: Any thoughts here?
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Are there any extra measures when designing a translucent business card?

My client needs a translucent business and this is the first time I am going to do create a design that's going to be printed on translucent plastic material. I am a bit worried about how the design ...
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How do I ensure a colour is flat (and not dithered) when exporting it from Flash?

What settings/methods are best for creating an animated gif with sharp image quality? Here's what I'm working with: http://demo.jessewhite.me/envelope/index.html This graphic is for a high-end ...
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How to make a lens with zoomed effect in Photoshop

How do I go about creating this effect in Photoshop cs6? Don't forget to mark this question as useful :)
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Making a curved road texture in Photoshop?

I have a very simple road texture (200 x 200) like this: I need to create a curved version of this texture that is double the size (400 x 400). Here is a picture to give you a basic idea of what ...
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Dimension for very large designs [duplicate]

I'm working on a design which is to be printed and displayed on a 8ft by 2.32ft. What dimension can I use when using photoshop because I can't find any fonts that can extend that large. Thanks.
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Illustrator// Blending two overlapping lines when expanded

So i made this brush from a tutorial i watched online. I want this rope loop to look how its shown on top, but when they overlap in the loop i don't want them to look how they do once expanded ...
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How can I create cartoon green grass for covering a sphere?

I've searched a lot about how to create grass for a sphere. I analyzed some pictures from different games. I can copy what I've found but it's important to know the methods because here I have a ...
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How to I change a .psd format to .jpeg format without photoshop?

I took my work home from a photoshop class, not realizing I didn't save my pictures as .jpeg instead i saved them as .psd and I don't have photoshop to change them, is there a way to change a .psd ...
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How do I hide text in images that only becomes visible when brightening the image?

I need to send messages to a group of people. These messages are hidden in text, and should only appear when the image is brightened. Is there any way to do this in Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended?
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Fill selection regions with the average color inside them

I'm trying to design stained glass. Photoshop has the "Stained Glass" filter, but I need a bit more flexibility than it allows. I've used it to create the came structure: Now I want to take my ...
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Best way to export a vector logo from Illustrator to Photoshop for printing?

I have a vector logo (eps-file) that needs to be exported to an A4-flyer created in Photoshop for printing (as a PDF). What is the best way to export the logo to Photoshop at the appropriate size ...
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Difference between 8 bit and 16 bit in Photoshop

I have been working on Photoshop for quite some time now, but there is one thing that has got me confused till now. Is it better to be working on a 16 bit color mode or an 8 bit one? I know that the ...
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How to partition each part of an image? [closed]

How to cut or separate the parts of the body(hand, leg, head...) from a single image? I want to separate the background and foreground pictures also partition the each part. Silhouette studio ...
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Is it possible to resynchronize after effects source name with its corresponding photoshop layer name after renaming the source name in after effects?

I have an after effects project and a script that exports the after effects animations for use in Unity3D. The animation is complex and uses over 100 layers. Those layers are imported from a psd file ...
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Going from one text box to another by keyboard shortcuts

I wanna change the content of many text boxes. Currently I use Type tool, edit one, click move tool, Type tool and edit the next. I know there is an easier way, but I forgot it. Like holding cmd in ...
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Capture sound waves [migrated]

I'm trying to capture sound wave patterns from mp3s. At the moment I'm doing screen grabs from audacity, then fixing them up in photoshop. Does anyone know any other software I could use for this? ...
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In Photoshop, is possible to get wet edges effect without opacity buildup?

I know the build-up is part of the effect, but is there any way to get the wet edges effect without a build-up? It's okay if the center color is not transparent, just as long as the outer edge color ...
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Should we use slice to export assets in photoshop cc?

Now that Photoshop CC has an option of extracting assets, should we abandon using slices to export assets to be used by UI developers?
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How to save a photoshop image for indesign and preserve the pantones?

I'm having a terrible time trying to get a photoshop image to export to an indesign file. The colors need to be in pantone as it will be printed, but whether I export to pdf or import the raw psd file ...
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Photoshop CS6 tabs are too long

Every time I work in Photoshop I use multiple tabs, but It gets annoying if I have more than 3 tabs open in the same window because the tabs display the name of the file, the zoom % and the first line ...
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Creating realistic iPhone touch screen glass in Photoshop [duplicate]

Say you wish to replace this phone's screen with your own screenshot -- what would be the best way of emulating that thick hazy screen look in Photoshop? Just reducing the contrast and maybe adding a ...
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How do I place a crosshair inside the circular cursor?

I know that if you press CAPSLOCK it changes the cursor into a crosshair, but that way I can't see the size of my circle. Is there a way to have both things activated?
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Layer Comps in photoshop

I am using the layer comps in photoshop to create different pages of an app display setup. When I change the position of the text for layout "d" it then makes layouts a,b,c all the previous comps ...
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Does anyone know of any low-poly 3D art tutorials? [duplicate]

I've always been fascinated with low poly art styles. Throughout many years I tried to teach myself pixel art, but when low poly art was introduced to me during a time when I was looking for ...
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How would I create this spotlight projection effect in Photoshop?

I would like to create a similar effect to this image in Photoshop. The aim is that the background and the effect colours can be changed as needed. I only need the projection part of it, I don't need ...
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Converting a greyscale image to a single solid colour with Photoshop, while preserving transparency

I have a grey scale image, with transparency. How can I convert this to one solid specific color, and preserve its edges/transparency?
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How to create a full circle vector that its fill/stroke color changes along the path? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to color change a stroke in Illustrator or Photoshop like the Q in the picture:
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make pixels transparent when merging layers

I have two layers, Layer A and Layer B, both of them have transparent areas. I need to merge A into B so that the destination has the non-transparent pixels of A and transparent pixels where the same ...
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How to make flat design like this?

How to make flat design like this? I want to make from my photos
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PS: Fill in selection with surrounding pixels

In Photoshop CS6, How do I fill in a selection based on the surrounding pixels What I'm looking for is something like Logoaway from video editing software, which discards pixels inside a selection, ...
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Photoshop CC Extract Assets from layer, get individual assets, not entire layer as one single asset/png

it used to be that I was able to extract all assets from a layer in a PSD, by right-clicking that layer in Photoshop and choosing "Extract Assets". This would bring up a view showing all the assets in ...
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Splitting PSD to Multiple

I have a large PSD which has approaching 100 top level groups. They're label designs, all of which are similar but with varying colours/patterns/text/images for the different parts of the label. ...
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Copy Photoshop effects across documents to another layer?

How can I copy effects from layer A in document A to layer B in document B without having to copy the entire layer?
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Photoshop: Transform or Scale layer via keyboard shortcut?

I am looking for a way to scale/transform a Photoshop layer using the keyboard only. Similar to the way this is handled in InDesign would be ideal, with a dedicated keyboard shortcut I can assign ...
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More photoshop layer tag colors?

Whenever I use larger documents with multiple layers I always run into the problem of not having enough colors to label my layers. Is there a way to get more colors for these labels? I've searched ...
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How do I copy icon designs from Photoshop to Illustrator in order to turn them into .svg?

I'm a newbie in creating font icons from .svg. I created some icons in Photoshop (.psd), and now I want to copy all of them to Illustrator to create an .svg file but I don't know how to do it. Can ...
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What are the uses of linking layers in photoshop?

I want to know the exact uses of linking layers in Photoshop CC. Can we use it to update multiple layers in one go? For example, if I link several text layers, and want to change the font details of ...
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How do I stack 3 jpegs vertically? [closed]

I've three parts of a newspaper clipping saved in JPEG format that I wish to join together in a vertical alignment. The sample can be downloaded referenced by the following link: ...
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Photoshop 3d video export is not showing lighting

I have created a 3d object in Photoshop which I have animated in a simple, 2-second sequence. [Figure 1.1] I want to export this as a video with transparency/alpha. However, when I try to run the ...