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Why can I see a duplicate eyedropper tool in Photoshop?

I have a weird bug that I haven't been able to figure out and haven't found anything about by Googling. I can see a second eyedropper when using the tool in Photoshop. PS only responds to the left ...
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Reading Preferences Issue [on hold]

I'm Using Photoshop CS3 and it seems to be hanging during the loading sequence on reading preferences. I followed some directions which lead me to AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS3\Adobe ...
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How to make PDF characters darker for print without using photoshop?

I am a researcher and I have to read research papers. Unfortunately, the characters are not dark enough, so the papers are hard to read when printed on the paper. Note that the printer's cartridge has ...
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How to create a transparent difference (additive?) layer from 2 solid layers

I'm very new to graphic design in general, so I'm not sure if I'm using the correct terms, sorry about that. I have two solid images (A & B) and I want to extract the difference between the two to ...
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How to compress a 30MB file of .psd to below 10MB file in .ai or .eps format?

I've been searching for a solution to this problem for a long time: How to compress a 30MB file of .psd to below 10MB file in .ai or .eps format? can anyone help me here? plz also cite your ...
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Alternative to Photoshop that can handle smart objects [duplicate]

I would like to edit a simple PSD with a smart object like this one. I only need to replace the smart object with a screenshot of an app and export the image as a PNG or JPG. Is there an alternative ...
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How to convert all groups into smart objects photoshop 2014.2.1

How to convert all groups into smart objects photoshop 2014.2.1 Here image of my groups I want to convert all of them into smart objects as a batch not 1 by 1 :D
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How do I change color of an image element in Photoshop?

I am trying to change the color of the blue ring around the devil from royal blue to white. I keep receiving a message that says You can not use the Color Replacement tool because it does not work ...
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How can I use photoshop to design a scenic photo inlaid with subtle chevron shapes as shown in this magazine cover? [on hold]

I am trying to achieve an effect similar to the one in the picture of the magazine below using photoshop. Any ideas or tutorial for a similar effect? I would also like to know what it is called, if ...
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how to keep size of image same when moving from illustrator to photoshop and then back to illustrator [on hold]

I'm trying to put in some nice gradients and effects into a shape from Illustrator while in Photoshop, but when I bring the image back to Illustrator I end up with a shrunk version of the shape... and ...
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Creating an Avengers styled backdrop (8' x 8') for actors to take picture in front of with the people [duplicate]

I need to make an avengers styled backdrop (for costumed avengers characters). Guests will stand in front of it to take pictures with the characters. It needs to be 8' x 8'. I need to set up my ...
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Resizing image to real world dimensions

this may sound like a really amateur question but I'm trying to resize some images to dimensions in centimetres (10cm height x 15cm width to give you an idea), but upon changing two photos to the same ...
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Textile design in illustrator

Im designing a print for my swimwear line and I'm using images from an artist. the file prints out sharp when it is opened in photoshop but when i place the image in illustrator and print from ...
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Which photoshop tools/methods can ease the trouble of creating intricate lines in a design? [on hold]

Do you have any tips & tricks to design complicated shapes using a series of single connecting lines of varying length and direction in Photoshop? Here is an example. Pixel precision is needed of ...
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My blending options are gone [on hold]

Usually when I right click on the layer on the left and press blending options the dialogue box that appears has a list of blending option including stroke, shadow, glow, gradient, etc. For some ...
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how to save a cropped gif in photoshop cs6 [on hold]

After cropping the gif image, I saved it as .gif file of course. But when I tried uploading it online the cropped gif isn't working. How do I save it?
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Subtract Front Shape Photoshop CS6

I'm a beginner to photoshop but have grasped some basics from a ton of youtube videos, plus trial and error over countless hours! I created a logo from a circle using the subract front tool. Now ...
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How I can achieve this (light) effect in CMYK illustrator/Photoshop? [on hold]

I want an identical effect for the background done in either Photoshop or Illustrator but I want it print ready that means in CMYK. Ideally I would like the design to be in Illustrator but I think I ...
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Overlaying two frame animations in Photoshop [duplicate]

I've just done two animations in Photoshop, each the same size, same number of frames, using the FRAME ANIMATION function in the timeline. They are on two different photoshop files. The second ...
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How to create a batch job save a flatten image with the image name written on it in photoshop [duplicate]

Lets say I have 1000 images from a digital camera, named, for example, _MG_7677, _MG_7678, _MG_7679 and so on.. How can I batch create new flatten images .jpg but with the original name of every image ...
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Intersection between layers for empty and filled heart vector in Photoshop

I have downloaded a heart icon vector from flaticon, I will use it as "add as favorite" icon, so I need two states: The heart filled with black background with opacity 75% for example ...
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How to save history in Photoshop?

Is there a way to save a file in Photoshop CC 2014 with history? I would like to open a file already saved and see the history.
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Paragraphing in Photoshop

I'm using CS5 Photoshop. When I use the Type Tool and put some text into a picture, as I press ENTER to start a new paragraph within the same block of text it just de-selects the text and doesn't ...
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Trimming vectors in Photoshop

Is there any way to erase or trim the hidden portions of a vector in Photoshop? It's easy to do with raster graphics - select the layer, select the part of the image outside of the canvas, and delete ...
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Photoshop makes rectangle when using line tool [closed]

Pretty new to photoshop... Suddenly the line tool is working like the rectangle tool. I can't get it to just be a line. And if I draw a rectangle (with the rectangle tool), it works but neither the ...
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Any methods to improve the skin texture and make it appear HQ when lighter?

The skin texture comes out really rough when I lighten it up, any advice on how to improve overall quality of the main texture with some techniques to make it HQ and which method should I use to ...
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Forcing decimal guide with Photoshop

I'm trying to create a Bootstrap grid. But on 1170 width, each column is 97.5 wide, so I will need to create decimal guides. But when I add a guide with the "add new guide" tool, it always round up ...
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Outputting files to a platesetter [on hold]

What is the meaning of white hold off when outputting files to a litho platesetter?
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Photoshop scroll wheel panning issue [closed]

Since the most recent update of Photoshop CC (2015.0.0) I am getting an issue where if I scroll/pan using the mouse wheel it seems to continue scrolling for a long time after intended. If I scroll a ...
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Photoshop Overlay Blur Effect Can be used to blur any image [duplicate]

I am trying to create Blurred Overlay that can make any image blur if any image is behind of it. For your reference i have attached few examples and want to achieve same thing..I can create blurred ...
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Is there way to use free transform to change shape layer which has clipping image inside intuitively?

Whenever I tried to change size of Shape Layer which contains large image like texture by using free transform, It seems that size of transform area also contains inner masked image too (like upper ...
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Is it possible to create a 100% opaque, greyscale brush in photoshop CC?

I have a greyscale image of a leaf that I'd like to use as a brush. I want it to stay greyscale to preserve the variations in the leaf. I define it as a brush preset, however when I use the brush, ...
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Photoshop PNG problem

I'm trying to use a PNG but when I open it in Photoshop it looks wrong. This is the original image This is how it looks in Photoshop Any idea of how to make it look right?
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Photoshop export to PDF - Shape issues

This little screenshot explains well the issue. I have shapes from Photoshop (also made a test from copying shapes from Illustrator) and exporting to PDF. Here is the ugly results. If I reduce the ...
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Is there a shortcut to focus font list in Photoshop? [closed]

I type lots in Photoshop so a shortcut for focusing font list to change the current font would be excellent. Thanks in advanced.
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Make Photoshop tool icons bigger? [closed]

I can't see the tool icons very well. Seems like dragging the corner of the toolbar could enlarge it, but not the case.
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how make this glass color shadow on photoshop [closed]

i´m trie, but don´t make this shadow above.
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Online Tool for removing white outline [closed]

I have an animated gif with transparent background. I need to remove the white outlines/pixles around image. Is there any free online tool which i can use to do that?
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Adobe Photoshop CS6 - How to resize image but keep text sharp

I have an image: that I want to resize larger. So right now, the text is fine. Let me resize it larger: Now it's bigger. Problem is, the text - sorry if the screenshot is blurry - it's a ...
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Extract vector graphics from PDF in photoshop

I have a pdf which I want to extract a high resolution / vector graphics format from. When I open the PDF with Preview I can zoom in forever and artwork always seem to have a crisp edge. However ...
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How can I make a transparent PNG object spin from the center in Photoshop for a gif if the object is not a square

I've been trying to achieve this for a while now. I need to make (Image A) spin on the center point of the logo, image B (the tree point). The final should look like image C but the centre piece ...
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How can I create a fine diagonal stripe pattern with Adobe design tools?

I wanted to recreate this fine stripe pattern - see dark bar behind the logo on top card: I started copy / pasting 90 dregree single stripes at set distances from each other manually, however in ...
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Move Ai brushes to Ps?

My son wants to move his brushes from Ai to Photoshop. We just got through reading on this site how to move his color using the exchange but I am not seeing a similar way to do it with brushes.
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Why can't i resize artboard in CC from center point and not adding only to right side for width?

When re-sizing and adding any amount of pixels to the width of my artboard i cannot figure out how to add equal amounts to each side rather than just adding to the right side of my artboard. Before ...
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Recording an action to define pattern CS3

I am trying to write an action in Photoshop CS3 to turn a bunch of images into patterns by running a batch. I was able to record an action to get this done, but they all have the same name as the ...
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Extract from Photoshop (psd) to Dreamweaver: Positions of Elements

Let's say I want to import the document created with Adobe Photoshop CS6 (.psd file) to Adobe Dreamweaver CS6. In Dreamweaver, there is a tool which let's to copy CSS styles. However, it copies just ...
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Multiple colors for different shapes under one layer (Vector) in Photoshop?

Is it possible to give different colors for shapes that's all under one layer. Basically i am trying create a vector icon in Photoshop though I know its possible through Illustrator. Is it possible to ...
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Why should I use gradient instead of flat color for my ios app? [closed]

I see a lot of new apps are trying gradients instead of flat UI. I feel that gradient is gorgeous and flat color designs are now a little old. I want to understand the reason behind this trend in apps ...
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Fill Tool Question

I recently bought an iMac and started using Photoshop. I already have a macbook pro and the photoshop works perfectly, but now I am experiencing one tiny, but annoying, issue. For example, when I ...
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How Can i Save .icon file in Photoshop CS 6 [duplicate]

i need your help, i want to save .ico file in my Photoshop CS6, but there is no option in file saving box to save the .ico file is there is any way to save the .ico file in Photoshop CS6. Thanks/ ...