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How to determine what quality a JPG was saved as?

When saving JPG images with Pixelmator or Photoshop, I select a quality from the scale 1–100 that gives optimum file-size. Later on, I sometimes take these images and crop them a little more (not ...
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How to remove the background color from and animated GIF image?

How to remove or change the background color of an animated GIF image? I would like to remove the background color from the attached image.
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PS CC Filter Selections used in Actions

The new layer filters is nice but doesn't record when making actions. Before I was able to add 'Select similar layer' in an action and edit all similar layers (because they have different layer names) ...
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Changing colour of a layer without affecting any other layers in the file in photoshop

I am trying to change the colour of a brick wall but I do not want it to affect the house and garden or anyother item within the whole document in photoshop. I have tried using adjustment layers, ...
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Workflow and tools recommendation for detailed large print and web project

I've seen lot of question on the topic of DPI size when doing large print jobs and some about the actual workflow. The problem is that I can't decide how to proceed in my situation: I have to design ...
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Output knobs from Altium 3DS as “filmstrip” image array

I'm a project manager coordinating development of audio plugin software. Our GUI designer is using Altium 3DS to build a 3D photo-realistic GUI, and will then output images from there for the software ...
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How do you use the slice tool in your webpage layouts?

I have used Photoshop for about 11 years and Illustrator for about 5 years for webdesign. But I can hardly remember ever using the slice tool that much. I did try to use it, but the difficulties ...
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Fill a vector path in Photoshop CS5 without pixelated edges

I've created a smooth path around an image that I'd like to vectorize. Now I'd like to fill that path to make it a solid with smooth edges. I created a new layer I selected the path and the new ...
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remove transparency from semitransparent pixel

When drawn with the black brush with 50% of transparency, this color (when picked by color picker) recognized as gray color (128,128,128 rgb). How to remove transparency to get black color? PS What ...
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record action to change layer style using foreground color

how to, if possible, record an action that sets the current color overlay (layer style) to the foreground color? Meaning, adding a layer style of type color overlay with the foreground color (without ...
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how do I get size of preexisting circularly shaped layer in photoshop

I am new to photoshop (Adobe Photoshop CC) and not finding it very intuitive. How do I get the radius of a preexisting circle in photoshop? Someone sent me an editable psd, and I have the circle as a ...
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Little grey squares in photoshop

This might be a question with a stupidly easy answer: I have been casually using all of the adobe products for awhile. Although I have used Illustrator and InDesign the most, I occasionally use ...
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How can I extract cursor coordinate in Adobe Photoshop for use in Action script?

What I want to do in Photoshop (version CC, but I think this applies to any version) is label a point using count tool under my mouse's current position, and label it multiple times (for different ...
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Illustrator Transparency and Tracing

I had a heck of a time getting transparencies from Photoshop to Illustrator. A member here, "poor", had my solution. But the problem wasn't over it seems. The image I had been trying to bring into ...
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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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anti-aliasing issues

This seems to happen most of the time, but more visible when you are importing as smart objects in Photoshop and resizing down. In the attached image you can see where the aliasing is getting really ...
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Apply a brush on a path in Photoshop CS6

Hy. I want to create something like this: using path. I want to draw a line in fact and on that line I want to apply a rainbow effect like this one. Some time I want to have 2 colors in the ...
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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): Is there a simple way to click on the 4 corners of the rectangle and make the whole image adjust so that the lines are ...
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Can I export layers from a stock site vector .eps with freeware?

I have downloaded a vector .eps file from shutterstock and wanted to export out the different layers as separate images. I don't have illustrator, and see no layers in photoshop. Is there a free ...
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Photoshop smooth lines like in flash [duplicate]

I was just wondering if it was possible to have smooth lines in photoshop the same way it is in flash where when you draw a figure it will automatically change the lines you made into smoothened ...
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How do I type Arabic text in Photoshop CC multilanguage?

I have downloaded Photoshop CC MULTI-language version on windows 8 but i cannot type in Arabic please somebody help me?
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How can I create this lettering effect in Adobe Photoshop

I am new to Photoshop and I am trying to create this text effect but not getting closer. Please suggest how to create this in Adobe Photoshop. I followed a tutorial that is basically for Adobe ...
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I have created a polygon image in photoshop, and want to export to Illustrator, specifically so that the polygon shapes become vectors?

I would like to export a polygon I have created to Illustrator. Aiming to convert the shapes to Vectors? /Users/TFC/Dropbox/Laura and the city copy.jpg
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Filter for folders in Layer Panel

There are way filter for folders in Layer Panel? I know I can filter layers and folders for name, attribute and other. But maybe Photoshop have hidden symbols in name of folders? Example video, where ...
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How do I achieve this look in photoshop?

Between the blue and the purple, how do I achieve that transparent look in photoshop?
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A4 portfolio as a book in photoshop. page compilation?

i want to design my A4 portfolio like a book format. and want to design 2 pages at a time. Could you suggest how shall i go about it. I was thinking of taking pages (1,4-2,3) and (5,8-6,7) together. ...
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Why does Chrome distort my transparent PNG (adding a subtle inset “weak” area)?

I'm having a hard time describing the issue in words, so haven't had any luck searching. I have a simple repeating pattern (though I've had the same trouble with other images; it doesn't seem to be ...
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Photoshop - clear color data from transparent pixels

I have some images that have some transparent grey pixels, and when I make the picture larger, thoose pixels are visible a little bit. Is there a way to do this with Photoshop? In GIMP you can ...
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Is it possible to have multiple blend modes on a single layer in Photoshop?

Lighten does a good job of removing a background from one of my images since it's transparent on a black background, but I want to apply another blend mode to make it match my overall image better. ...
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Ending a PS CC script when no layers are selected

I've been working with a function I found on stackoverflow here that works as far as I can tell by grouping the layers, dumping layer names into an array then ungrouping them. function ...
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Continue Fill for Background Image

I have an image I'm using as background which is 3000px by 1500px. For responsive design, I need to extend it to 3000 x 3500. It is an image of a river, and I want to continue the look of the river ...
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How do I turn on animation timeline options in Photoshop CS6?

My version of Adobe Photoshop CS6 (standard) doesn't have the options on the animation timeline that appear to be available on all the Photoshop Animation tutorials. Onion skinning, different layers ...
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Why I am getting different RGB Values in photoshop vs. Illustrator?

The RGB values differ between Illustrator and Photoshop. The same file opened in photoshop displays different RGB values although the color was input correctly in illustrator. Both files were saved ...
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How to change stroke width of line in Photoshop CS6?

I have drawn some lines with the line tool in Photoshop CS6. The lines are vectors on a shape layer. If I select the line with path selection tool I can change the stroke colour, in the options ...
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Unable to edit text in a CS2 psd in CS6 [on hold]

I am trying to edit some text in a .psd file that was created in CS2 Photoshop. I am attempting to open it in Creative Clouds version of CS6, recently purchased. In the past, all I had to do was ...
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Trying to texture an item in tf2 with photoshop

I just started creating items for TF2 but I need help texturing because I have no idea how to do it. Can someone help me or redirect me to some techniques to a way that I can texture something like ...
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Adding frames/borders to images in Adobe

So I use Lightroom very frequently to edit and export images. I do nightclub photography often and have been asked to put a frame around my photos. Obviously a creative frame, not just a white or ...
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Alternative tool to Photoshop that allows editing PSD files with “smart objects”?

Are there any other tools than Adobe Photoshop available that allow to edit PSD files that contain smart objects? (I checked GIMP but it doesn't support smart objects)
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Made a logo,.. now need to use the same color and style, [on hold]

im really new to the use of Photoshop, i made a logo and several tweaks that lead me to what i was looking for but now i have the logo and i need to make some text using the same style and color...and ...
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Font Awesome as Photoshop Custom Shape Set

Everytime I need to use font awesome in photoshop, I'll always copy an icon from website and paste in photoshop. I can print it into pdf and copy into illustrator as vector but I want them as ...
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Adobe CC Assets, Downloaded Brushes, and Photoshop [on hold]

Oh hey, I have a bit of a pickle. I have downloaded a set of 25 Watercolor Brushes from Adobe CC Assets. I would really like to see/use all 25; however when I select the set I am alerted by ...
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How to change the time format when opening a video with Photoshop CS6?

It is possible to open videos with Photoshop, I use this functionnality in order to measure the speed of an animation on my screen after recording it with OBS. It would be very handful if I could set ...
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How to export layers to pages of a pdf file in Photoshop CS5

I need to save each layer of my psd document as a page in a multi-page PDF file (or as a single-page PDF file each as I can combine them later). File->save as->PDF works for 1 layer at a time, but I ...
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Photoshop: Change dimension of whole file

I'm using Photoshop for design a web page. Firstly, I created a file with 1280x1024 pixels. After designing, the I need my file with larger height, then I press Command + T for open resize tool. ...
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My options to link large image into AI file

My .psd file has a resolution of 6m x 3m @ 150 DPI. This makes it 35433px x 5906px in size. Photoshop CS6 saves the file as .tiff or .psb only. When I first import into Illustrator I get an error that ...
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Create action with “Extract assets” as one of commands

I'm trying to automate assets generation with batch file processing and few actions applied to each file. Everything is fine, except I need to run "Extract Assets" command from new 14.1 CC and when I ...
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How to convert grayscale bitmap to one CMYK color in Photoshop?

How do you convert a grayscale bitmap a to one CMYK color in Photoshop for printing, eg. C61, M41, Y58, K16 green?
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How to create matte black paper on Photoshop?

I want to mock up the paper texture seen here, but I can't find any proper tutorial or link on it. Would anybody know how to get this done? I tried this… As well as this… and a few others on youtube ...
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How do I change the colour of a shape in Photoshop after I've drawn it

For some reason it seems impossible to change the colour of a rectangle I've drawn in Photoshop after I've drawn it. I can change the colour of a new one that I want to draw but once it's drawn there ...
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Best Adobe product for web designing?

I've been using Photoshop for the last 2 years to create mockups for my sites, but the biggest problem I find with Photoshop is its terrible way of rendering text in a web-realistic way. Is there an ...