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Having issue with Image quality in Photoshop

I am having a problem with image quality whenever I save from photoshop. My job requires really good quality images with small size that is less than 50kb, which is not impossible when I use 'Save for ...
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Is there any tool that gives the percentage occupied by an area in an image?

Is there any tool that gives the percentage occupied by an area in a image? Given the following image: Is there any kind of tool I can use to know the width in percent of the green and blue areas? ...
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Can I merge CMY layers to K layer to make the black?

I can only use 3 screens (colours) for a degree module and was wondering can i merge a copy of the key(K) layer to each of the CM and Y(cyan, magenta and yellow) layers in Photoshop so when they are ...
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Photoshop - Group Items and Make Visible or Invisible

I'm using layer comps and sometimes I add new items to my wireframe. In this particular case I added checkboxes to 24 separate items. I had my items in a folder and in the folder there were 4 ...
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Duplicate [text with shape] in photoshop

I want to create numbers in blocks as shown in the image, using Photoshop CS6. I understood how to duplicate shapes in the same layer (Path Selection tool -> select shape -> with Option key, click ...
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Photoshop: zoom in/out while using Marquee Tool

Is there way to zoom in/out while creating a selection using the Marquee Tool? Normally I can zoom by ALT + mousewheel. This doesn't work while using marquee tool, nor does using CTRL +/- If there's ...
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Copying the position of a slice or slices from one PSD file to another one

I hope I'm on the correct site to ask this question, because I'm new here. Is there a way to copy the position of a slice from a PSD file to another PSD file. If I select the Slice Select Tool and ...
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How to turn a shiny metallic surface into a matte surface?

How do I turn a glossy/shiny surface into a non-shiny or matte surface in Adobe Photoshop? I have here two images. The first is the image I would like to manipulate. The second image is the look I'm ...
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Photoshop - How to make this kind of background image? [duplicate]

I want to make a banner similar like below one How can I create background like this banner on photoshop? (like blue spray)
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How can I draw line drawings with the pen tool but with rounded edges?

I understand how to draw shapes with sharp corners using the pen tool, but what I cannot figure out is how to draw shapes in line drawings with rounded edges. For example here is my drawing in ...
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How should I Turn an Animated Gif Trasparent?

I have an animated GIF with a background color. I needed to remove the background for one of my works, so I just deleted background for all 250 layers with the magic eraser! When I run the animation ...
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Invalid color profile in Photohoshop

I started playing with photoshop in 2007. Back in the days, I used a extra monitor connected to my laptop, and photoshop CS3 (I think) complained about an invalid color profile. I did some digging, ...
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rotate pattern fill in Photoshop

Is it possible to rotate a pattern fill in photoshop? I need to make a maze for a project, but I can't rotate a pattern to have the right perspective. I found the vanishing point in Photoshop, but I ...
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Laptop for Photoshop digital painting

I have a question about hardware. I want to buy laptop to for CG, but not sure about system requirements for photoshop. There are system requirements on official site, but it looks like this: ...
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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 ...
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What are the dimensions for a standard mug design? [duplicate]

I am wanting to create a nice design in Photoshop and print it on a mug. The printing will be done by a printing company, but I am gonna need to provide the design. The question is: What are the ...
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Photoshop: Is it possible to display ONE style of a font in the drop down?

In photoshop, I'll click the font drop down menu. If a font has multiple styles it displays all of them. Example: Ariel bold, Ariel italic, Ariel bold italic, etc. Yet the option is repetitive and ...
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Stroke a path in Photoshop CS5

I have created a path as a vector mask in a layer. I'd Like to create a stroke path of this same path but whatever I do the 'Stroke Path...' option in the drop-down menu of Paths is greyed out. ...
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Transfer Photoshop animation timeline screenshots into After Effects?

I was wondering if anyone has any ideas on how I could best transfer a Photoshop video timeline with screen shots to After Effects? I was creating a gif then it became a huge production of 301 ...
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Creating nice curves with InDesign

I am trying to create nice looking curves with InDesign, but I can't get a good result using the Pen tool. What I want is something like the curves in the following pictures on top and below the ...
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How do I transfer actions from Adobe Phtotoshop CS 5.1 to the latest version in Creative Cloud?

The question title says it all. I'm not a Photoshop guy myself, but my wife got a new computer and we can't transfer her old CS 5.1 to the new one (lost the disc's) so we're looking at the Creative ...
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Photoshop Question regarding Fill/Stroke

Recently saw a logo that had an interesting design: I really like the mottled color effect within the letters "UC", and was wondering how I would go about doing something similar? I was thinking ...
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Can you use Photoshop brushes in Illustrator?

Is there a way to download brushes into Adobe Illustrator?
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import psd as text into illustrator

I have a psd file with picture and text, that I am trying to convert to svg - so the text will be scaleable. I am working with cs5. I believe you can export as svg from photoshop-cc now, but I dont ...
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How can I import Photoshop layer with a mask to After effects?

I've prepared a layer with a mask in Photoshop and I want to use it in After effects. What I want to do is add a video on to that prepared layer and mask it.
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Photoshop: How to know current size of drawn shape when selecting contained shape layer

I use Rectangle tool, Rounded Rectangle Tool ... to draw a shape. After that, I move to another layer then go back to nearly created shape layer. My question is: How can I know current size of drawn ...
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Smooth jagged edges in photoshop [duplicate]

I am getting jagged edges around my vector smart object in photoshop. I brought in a vector object from illustrator, command selected the layer and painted over/within the selection, using the brush ...
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How do you convert a regular font such as Gotham into an outline font?

This is an example of what I mean by outline font: I would like to make an outlined version of Gotham using Photoshop.
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Punch out area of shape using another—with translucent edges

I have a ellipse-ish raster shape with a ragged, translucent edge. I'd like to use this to punch out the same shape (with the same ragged, translucent edge) from a photo, so that I end up with a photo ...
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Create a non-closed shape with Photoshop Pen Tool

If I want to draw a nice line with the Pen Tool in Photoshop, I make a path and then stroke it. However, the stroked path is not a vector now. When I create a shape instead, it must be closed before I ...
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How do I turn gray and white pixels on black lineart into a transparent gradiant?

I'm hoping my question is a simple one, as I'm strapped for time. To put it simply, the lineart looks great from afar, and I plan on adding color to it in a layer under. But unfortunately, due to a ...
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Is there a way to get a text value from the user in a Photoshop script?

I'm using a JSX script to export an image to different sizes in Photoshop and I would like to get a value from the user such as to let them type in the file name. I would really like to show a dialog ...
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how to resize filter applied to the Image in photoshop?

I applied Note Paper filter to my artwork and Its components are small. I need to magnify just filter not Layer , as transforming Pattern in Illustrator . Can we magnify or resize filter that is ...
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Clipped layer area dont get uniform shadow in Photoshop

See the problem below, Blue layer is clipped with the grey background but as soon the blue shape layer starts "Shadow Intensity is low" Here is a closeup of the problem Okay here is the Layer ...
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Photoshop: How to make image clearer when print out [duplicate]

I have below image. This is a scan paper, and when print out, it's too blur. I want to use Photoshop for editing this image, so printer print out will be clearer. I don't know this question is ...
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Preserve blend mode effect when underneath layers are disabled? (Photoshop)

So I'm working with this image: And I'm hoping to achieve an effect with it similar to what was done on this website http://www.digitalhands.net/, where independent image layers respond to mouse ...
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How can I replace the color of a gradient in an image?

I have this image: http://hdw.eweb4.com/wallpapers/8091/ What I want to do is replace the blue with another color, say red. I've tried the color replacing tool, but it is not really following the ...
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Different types of EPS in Photoshop

I was going to save an image created using Photoshop and I wanted to save it as .EPS but I see there are 3 different types of EPS available: Photoshop EPS (*.EPS) Photoshop DCS 1.0 (*.EPS) Photoshop ...
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How to crop a square at the exact centre of an image in Photoshop?

Given a square image, how can I crop, at the exact center, of the image? What if the image is not square itself? What if I'm using Photoshop CS6 or some older version? Is the procedure the same?
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How to distort artwork for printing on a cup?

I need to print using my regular office printer a design I have already made to wrap around to the shown here under mug. As you may notice that the circumference of the top part is wider than the ...
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Change an ellipse/circle's size from the center after it has been drawn

I've drawn several vector circles (all on different shape layers) in Photoshop and now would like to change their size to make them a bit smaller. Is there a way to do this and have them shrink/grow ...
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How do I divide a canvas into 9 equal squares in photoshop

I tried to create an image in photoshop with 9 equal squares and I failed horribly. Is there a simple way to divide a canvas into equal sizes rectangles without having to work out the numbers?
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what is size of iphone6 and iphone 6+ navigation bar?q [duplicate]

I use photoshop for design ui of iOS apps i want to design ui for iphone 4, iphone 5, iphone 6 and iphone 6+. but i don't know about the size of navigation bar iphone 6 and iphone 6+. please anyone ...
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12pt in Photoshop looks totally different in Web

we are creating a website right now in Photoshop and we are using 12pt for the fonts. But when we see the fonts in web with 12pt they look much bigger. It seems that we have to use 12px in web so it ...
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Are Smart Objects less resource-consuming than separate layers?

I am designing a very large concept layout for a Single Page Application. I only have CS5, so I don't have access to the concept of linked smart objects, which is unfortunate as this would save my ...
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Pixlr - Transparent image with Text layer on top . Layer must be rasterized?

This is a noob question for sure, but I can't seem to find the answer. Using Pixlr Online in chrome I create a new transparent image and want to lay some text on top but keep getting the error that ...
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Changing File Sizes in a PDF

Is there a way when exporting a .psd as a .pdf to make the file smaller? My client always has me work in Photoshop and send them finished work as .pdf's, but they say the files are too big. These ...
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Save Channels in PS separately

is there a way to save channels in PS seperately with transparent whites like in this picture – resp. does anyone know how this is done if not with separated channels? thanks in advance
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Photoshop 3D extrude colors continue on side [duplicate]

Very often i see this 3D presentations of layouts. I found a nice tutorial for this 3d effect (link) but i dont know how to let the colors continue on the side like this: I see this very often on ...
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How to create text like in this image?

Can some one help me on how to do this type of text effect as seen it this image My main language is Danish, and I have no idea of what to call this type of effect, witch makes it difficult to ...