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How to put a high metallic shining gradient border like this?

I m a beginner and also new to this blog. Here is my first question to this awesome and very helpful forum! I want to put a metal type shining gradient border around any shape or square box in ...
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How to draw curved lines inside a badge in PhotoShop

I have a badge and I want to draw dash line inwards. So far I have tried some methods like using Pen to draw and "Convert Point Tool", but I cannot make it right, and it's hard to explain, please take ...
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Normalize transformed rectangles with photoshop

Let's say I have some transformed rectangles like the ones here (fig 3,4,6,8): http://cosketch.com/SavedImages/poFITcSC.png Is there a simple way to click on the 4 corners of the rectangle and make ...
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How to apply gradient onto a shape

I'm really glad to find this great place. I am a developer, so please don't mind my novice question, thank you. My question is How to apply gradient onto a shape and put 3 images into one(PhotoShop ...
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Changing color scheme of calendar icons?

Here's the image I'm working with: I'm wondering if it's possible to automatically change all the images to using a color scheme close to #489fdc. I've tried making changes in Paint.NET and ...
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can i reduce image file size in photoshop to under a specific size?

I have to put up a 1mb image. The image is currently at 1.01 Mb. How can i tell photoshop to drop quality enough to put it under the 1Mb mark? Using save for web drastically reduces the image ...
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How to view golden ratio guides in Photoshop without crop tool?

Is it possible to view the golden ratio guide lines in Photoshop without using the crop tool? I'd like to use the guides for aligning objects, not cropping.
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How to swap colors around in Photoshop

So I downloaded this image to use in a Christmas flyer I'm making... ... but I really want to swap the colours around (to save on ink). So is there a way I can make what's red white, and what's ...
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Pen tool in Photoshop + Adjusting Anchors + Crtl and Alt

I am working on a very large mask for some product photography. After getting my basic shapes drawn out with the pen tool, I am going back and refining my edges and making sure that my shapes are ...
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How to increase canvas size by a fixed number of pixels in Photoshop?

How can I create an action that increases the canvas size by a specified number of pixels? I want to batch process a number of files of unknown size to add a consistent white border around each one, ...
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Preparing PSD design to android app development

It is my first question here and I hope it is not a bad one. I have android app designed in PSD. Now my job is to make it into XMLs. My problem is that design dimensions are 768px x 1184px with ...
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PS, AI & ID Performance Preferences & Reccomendations [migrated]

I've just only discovered that there is a section where we can actually adjust the performance preferences accordingly to our needs and individual computer's capability. I was wondering if allowing ...
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Put a border on an image in Illustrator or Photoshop or Fireworks

I picked up this "like" icon from iconfinder.com. Originally it was in black. I adjusted it to orange. To help the user, I'd like to have it be "hollow" (i.e. just a border - transparent in the ...
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How do I create a dual lined border in Photoshop?

I have a square box, that I need to create a dual lined border of differing widths. I've selected the shape and then done a 10px stroke inside. Now I want to add a 2nd rectangle of 5px width that is ...
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How can I recreate this concrete-looking grunge background in Photoshop?

See the background in this website. How do I achieve this effect ?
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Permanently set photoshop documents export path? [on hold]

Everytime I do a change in my photoshop document I have to save it out as png to view it in Unity. The problem is 90% of my work time is spent exporting these images over and over again for every ...
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My Photoshop brushes are stripped of their gradation

Somehow I must have accidentally changed a setting somewhere and now my Photoshop brushes which are supposed to have grayscale detail are now showing up like 2-bit bitmaps. Not sure if that's the best ...
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Adobe Photoshop - How do you arithmetically add two images?

For example, if two grayscale images, one with a intensity and the other with b intensity, are added the resultant image should be of a + b intensity.
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What is the best way of cutting out objects to create SVG files?

I got a PSD file from a designer. I want to get the icons and logos as SVG files, so I started to cut them out, and create a new PSD file for each of them. When I want to generate a SVG file, I am ...
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A PSD file in photoshop is opening in black and white [closed]

I have a copy of a PSD in photoshop. It is showing up in the color format when I go to open the file in the small browser. However, when I click and go to open it in photoshop it is in black and ...
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Advice for recovering a lost psd file in photoshop [migrated]

I had a psd file unexpectedly go missing. Due to a large amount of data processing in my Macbook Air photoshop shut down. I did not realize the file went missing until a few days later. It had been ...
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how to achieve Shinny effect on photoshop?

I was practicing to obtain this kind of effect in Photoshop but could not get it exactly. I tried: first I made a oval shape with white color than I gave a Gaussian blur effect. Than I made that ...
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How do I create a puzzle piece in Photoshop?

I would like to paste a picture to a new blank picture with a puzzle shape on it so that I can create a puzzle piece, but I have forgotten how to do it. I sort of remember that you will have to ...
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I have cropped part of the image and want to crop another part of another image with the same size and location

I'm using Adobe Photoshop CC, and have cropped part of some image, and have saved a .ps version of such crop. I have another image, for which I want to make the crop with exact size and location of ...
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How to create a good thick sheet like look for show casing design work on Behance [duplicate]

I have created a few website designs and I wanted to show case my work on Behance and other such websites (please let me know about good places to that also) But my question is here about how to ...
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What can Illustrator do that Photoshop can't?

I'm fairly expert in Photoshop but a total novice in Illustrator. I need to do an infographic and I have a suspicion that Illustrator is what a real designer would use, but I don't really know why I ...
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How to reset slice name in Photoshop?

When exporting slices in Photoshop through the Save For Web... dialog, PS automatically names as the input_filename + _XX + .png. So for example: myfile_01.png, myfile_02.png etc. It is also possible ...
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How to output multiple image sizes from one design?

I am designing an app for android and as you may know that android uses 6 different density buckets from LDPI to XXXHDPI. Is there a way to save multiple outputs of different sizes from one design ...
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Photoshop wrong displaying Roboto font style [closed]

I used the Roboto font for my projects in Photoshop. I donwloaded from here http://developer.android.com/design/style/typography.html . I unistalled the old Roboto and installed the new version of ...
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How to make a design's color palette easy to change in PS [duplicate]

Is there a good practice to follow when creating a design in Photoshop so that it's easy to change colors later on? For example, if it's possible to create a color swatch where I reference a color ...
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After saving an image/GIF photoshop adds a thin black line around it, how can I prevent it from doing so?

It happens if I used a texture on the image, but with GIFS it happens even if I didn't edit them.
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Does anyone know where I can find a bike template or mockup? [closed]

I'm working on a school project about a fake campus bike rental company and I'm trying to create mockups of everything but I can't seem to find any customizable bicycle templates or mockup photoshop ...
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how to paste shape to other that is fill with gradient [closed]

i want to paste water shape inside the circle, but whenever I ctrl x the water and click the circle, the draw inside is unable. is it because they are both filled with gradients?
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How do I create a stroke like this?

I've tried multiple tutorials and even asked the designer — (his response: "If you want it perfect you will have to create it in adobe illustrator and import it into photoshop. In the case of the two ...
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How to determine the color and opacity using the color picker tool?

I have received a PSD that has a semi transparent image in it. I know the image is semitransparent because I see the Photoshop checkered background behind it. When I look at the layers I see one layer ...
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How to optimize my pictograms for Retina screens?

Surprise when I saved my pictograms for the Web (from Illustrator): They are strictly not as clean as expected => totally blurred. Here's an example from my Retina smartphone: And the initial ...
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Changing zoom level steps of Photoshop

When I zoom with my Macbook's trackpad by pinch gesture, elements get blurry because of decimal zoom level like "169,11%". Is there a way to change zoom steps to use only integers?
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How to remove a part of a moving object from a video? [migrated]

I have a video in which I want to remove part of an object in every frame and then render the video again. I have tried photoshop and after effect. Both of them work somehow, but they degrade video ...
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Placing PSD image in Indesign with a transparent background

I'm a novice Photoshop user... obviously... I've created a wine glass ring image using a brush, on a transparent background in Photoshop. I saved this file as a PSD. When I try to place this image ...
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Photoshop : Can I use modular elements?

I have a noob question (I guess). I'm trying, with Photoshop CS6, to make what I call modular elements for web layouts. I mean : when I make a header for a website, I would use the same source for ...
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How do I resize my text box in Photoshop without distorting the actual text?

When I try to resize my text box in Photoshop, it is stretching my type instead of just making the box larger. It is a text box and not a bounding box. Please help. it just started doing it out of the ...
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How to revert trim pixel option back to normal view in Photoshop?

I designed my whole website in Photoshop. I used trim --> transparent pixels to export only logo. After that I closed my PSD file and now I can not revert it back to my whole design. How can I do ...
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Best way to create repeating image from existing one

Given two different image types: A regular pattern (e.g. http://imgur.com/vgYYsM6) A plain image, that doesnt repeat (e.g. http://imgur.com/CtDU23n) to 1) How do you extract the smallest existing ...
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back lit banner DPI question [duplicate]

I need to have a banner printed for a back lit header on a shelving unit in a retail store with the following dimensions 2’-11" x 1’-0", how many DPI would you recommend printing at? Thanks in ...
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Changing Color Scheme Automatically?

Here's my image: I'm wondering if it's possible to automatically change all the images to using a color scheme close to #489fdc. I've tried making changes in Paint.NET and Photoshop, but haven't ...
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Photoshop Shine Effect

I work with Photoshop and there's one effect I've seen that I can't manage to copy. The effect I'm looking for is the shiny effect in the next image: I looked online for shine effects but they ...
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How to re-arrange text in this image?

I want to rearrange the below text to read "Split Screen" instead of "Screen Split". How do I do that in Photoshop?
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In Photoshop, what is the quickest way to find a specific layer when there are many?

I'm working on cutting up a web design template and this has bugged me for years. On my psd file I have a bunch of layers and I want to crop out the arrow icon without anything in the background ...
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Good practice to resize a PNG aiming to act as smartphones' SplashScreen

I own a PNG (640x1136), that I want to resize in order to fit all the smartphone screens. I have Photoshop and illustrator. I opened Photoshop, right-clicked on the PNG, and select "Edit Contents", ...
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How do I use the pen tool for just one anchor point?

It is quite hard to explain in words so I will show screenshots of what i would like. This is a screenshot of what happens when I drag with the pen tool. This is what I would like to happen. ...