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Why did my stroke drop from one side of the layer after I re-sized the canvas?

I have created a .psd file with a background layer that I added a stroke to. Adding the stroke worked fine until I had to re-size my canvas. After I re-sized the canvas my stroke now only appears on ...
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Image from photoshop has a different black background. I deleted the background

I've gotten an image off the internet. I pasted into Photoshop and deleted the background saved it as a psd and placed it into my Illustrator doc. The Illustrator file has a black background. When I ...
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gradient exposure from center to all directions

I have a picture, where there are underexposed parts in the outer areas. To achieve, that the outer are gradually more exposed, I would like to create a new exposure layer with a two-folded mask: A ...
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RMOS Consultancy logo design Problem? [closed]

Problem with logo design: doesn't scale down well I need some advice/opinions on the attached logo and what my designer should have done to make it scaleable. It looks fine at high resolution and ...
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Print all layers as thumbnails with their names on one page [duplicate]

I want to print all layers preview on one page with the names. I 'm looking for a .atn action or other simple way to do it
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Exporting PNG & JPG blurry, can resize in gmail with no blur

I've seen a few questions similar to this, but haven't found an exact answer. Please direct me if you find a thread that can answer this. I've tried exporting a png and a jpg for a email signature ...
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turning off layer names in the document title bar in Photoshop [duplicate]

I'm pretty sure i've seen a setting to turn off showing the layer name in the document title area before but i can't seem to find it now, it's robbing me of my screen real estate when there's multiple ...
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Batch fit images into ratio with blurred background

I need to resize a lot of images into a 4:3 ratio with the desired effect. Is there a way to do this using photoshop actions? (the background can be scaled or two copies moved to the sides, either ...
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Creating an implied floor with light

The title isn't the best way to describe what I want to do, probably. I'll try to explain better here. The relevant selection is below. You can see that inside the door is a bright white space, but ...
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Hiding part of a layer in timeline animation

I wanted to create a snow animation inside a round shape using the Photoshop CC timeline. To do that, I created a bigger layer of snow moving downwards through the smaller sphere. I don't want to ...
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Display Screen colors on laptop vs desktop

I do my work on a laptop. I have this problem and I'm trying to find a solution which the problem is when I set screen brightness on 100%, the colors on my screen are mixing up with the backlight of ...
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How do I tell Photoshop to preserve the RGB color of fully-transparent pixels when exporting as PNG?

I'm having a problem with how Photoshop handles completely-transparent pixels when exporting as PNG, which is that the red, green, and blue color channels of any completely-transparent pixels are ...
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Photoshop / Bridge - Search multiple PSDs by text or layer name

Is there a tool or script that can be run in Adobe Bridge or Photoshop CS6 that allows you to search multiple PSDs in a folder by text contents or layer name? Basically a grep for Photoshop files. I'm ...
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How do is export a layer with icon from photoshop?

So basicaly 2 questions. First one, I have an icon like this: http://prntscr.com/97uk49 It is on its own layer with tranpsarent background. So for now I duplicate it, onto a new layer. And here ...
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Why do my Photoshop brushstrokes change color when placed on top of each other?

Here's what happens when I layer red, 100% opacity brushstrokes on top of one another on the same layer: Any idea why this is happening or how to fix it?
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Photoshop Action - Incremental Save?

I'm trying to create an action, but when I run it, all the save points save over the same filename I used when I created the recording. I can get around this by clicking the box (asking for user input)...
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Photoshop drawing shape acts like option key is pressed

I'm using Photoshop CC 2015, and for some reason now whenever I draw a shape, it acts like the option key is pressed. And it works normally when I press the option key. Somehow the option key is ...
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Creating half silhouettes in Photoshop [duplicate]

In a recent music video I saw an effect which I found quite awesome. I tried creating it myself in Photoshop but since I'm quite inexperienced with the software I wouldn't know where to start. What I ...
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Merge shapes in Photoshop

I used cmd+J for two perfectly symmetric shapes to join them (points are tied to the pixel grid and that shapes are close to each other with no space between). Works fine if we'll use fill color. But ...
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Which Photoshop commands are affected by the gray color profile?

In Adobe Photoshop’s Color Settings, you can choose different working spaces for gray: Dot Gain 15% (the default for Europe) Dot Gain 20% (the default for North America) Gray Gamma 2.2 (the default ...
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How make like this shape in Photoshop?

Hi there, I tried many times to make a shape in Photoshop to show the stats/activity in design. SO I wanna know how to make such a shape in photoshop by shape tool .Thanks
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Using 'Batch Rename' and 'Photoshop Actions' to put a prefix on 'Save as' files

I'll try to make this as clear as possible. I'll add mock filenames to try and make it easier to follow. The images I'm working with are for design prints that I sell locally. I am currently ...
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Copying and Pasting images from one ps tab to another get resized

Im experiencing the following problem: When I copy and image from one photoshop tab to another it gets resized automatically. My image is 25*25 and I want to place it in a A3 paper, so it does fit ...
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How to Change White to Black Inside of a Vector Image Using Photoshop

I created a logo using Illustrator but when I tried to change all of the whites to blacks it became a nightmare because of how many layers I'm using - I figured that Photoshop must have an better way. ...
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If I change the size of a group of smart object layers will they retain quality?

If I have a group of smart objects on Photoshop CS6 and change the size of the grouped layers not each layer, will they still keep the quality? See group round about in image
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Photoshop - Layers losing transparency when merging

I'm working on multiple layers on Photoshop (CS6). Some of the layers have different layer styles like multiply. When I merge the layers together I seem to lose the transparency on some of the image, ...
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How do I maintain visual crispness in a small (50x50) logo?

I'm not sure whether it's due to antialiasing or something else, but the logo and Twitter icon on my site look blurry, especially on mobile: http://scarletstringstudios.com/ The logo source was a ...
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Inkscape to icon

I want to create Windows Icons (.ico). First I create a drawing in Inkspace, next I export it as png. I open the png in Photoshop and save it as icon, but the result is ugly. How do I make a crisp ...
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How do I edit text out of an image? [closed]

Here I want to remove all text in the boxes without affecting the background image. I tried using content-aware but couldn't get the expected result. Can anyone help me with this issue?
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Unable save psd after save pdf in Photoshop CC 2015

I finish my design eg." design.psd" and save it as a psd file. After that I save to a pdf file, "design.pdf". I modify the psd contents and again, use save as a psd, overwrite the previous "design....
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Transparency explained

Excuse my ignorance, but could you briefly explain what it means to "maintain (or not) Transparency" in Photoshop when placing it in another program like InDesign?
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How can I achieve the dark tones in this photograph?

I have tried blending, curves and all I can imagine so maybe I probably just need a good photoshop course. I have managed to reach certain aspect of this but there's always something missing. This ...
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photoshop make border background black

here is my image: You can't see it but there is a white border surrounding this image. What I want is to remove the white border and make it either disappear or turn black. I'm fairly new to ...
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How to make lines thinner in photoshop [closed]

I have a png image which is having thicker lines and i need to make this lines look thinner. I really dont know how to do this..
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why canvas size show 1 mm different from chosen size?

I create for example 12*5 cm document in new and when I select canvas size from image menu in Photoshop it show 11.99*5.01 I am using adob cs4 portable version.
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Need to make a banner for all these dimensions [duplicate]

Big dimension for print material doesn't suit my artboard. How do I make everything properly? I did divided numbers on 10, but when go back number x 10 again something is wrong. Can anyone help me, ...
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PS: Continous selection to different layer automatically

Let's I have a picture: black lines on a white background. I can select all the white part with color selection. And now I want to have every continous selection on a separate layer. Can I do this ...
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Photoshop CC2015: Make transform, (and other), options persistent?

Is there a way to make specific settings stick? Example: I place a graphic in Photoshop Set a left/center reference point Select Maintain Aspect Ratio Scale object and commit changes After looking ...
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How can I go about designing this border? [closed]

It's thicker in the middle and gets thinner on the left and right.
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How to erase part of shape in Photoshop?

I want to erase part of a rectangle but it gets erased in the way shown in the right hand image: I want to be like this:
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Work with templates in Photoshop, but not the way you think

I am working on a project in which I am designing a top-down tile map (think about the GameBoy world of Pokémon for instance). In my main file I am using many "sections", for instance part of the map ...
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What is Dpi and how to use it in android app design

I just took a project on android app design. I am beginning to learn about app design and this dpi stuff is really throwing me overboard. My main concerns are: 1) What is Dpi( I am not a programmer ...
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Crop image background out? [closed]

I just started using photoshop today, and this is my first question in Graphic Design, so pardon me if this is a simple question. I have bee researching for about two hours now, on how to crop out the ...
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Help! Layout Size 1/2" = 1'

Our Designer will be out for the next couple days so I was given the task of getting her project started since I have the next most experience with this stuff. Unfortunately I can't contact our ...
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Real non-destructive way of clonestamp tool in Photoshop

I am importing my raw-images from a dslr in photoshop as a SmartObject. The first step I do in my workflow is removing the "dust & scratches" with the clone-stamp-tool and the spot-healing-brush. ...
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how to optimized my psd designs for social media [duplicate]

i have a question related to saving format or technique usually i make my designs in photoshop with good resolution it look nice in pc and phones but when i uploaded it to fb or twitter and open in ...
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How to get the numbers of layer in a photo? [closed]

In the book page 139-140 , there are three separate photo layers: the text (Mungo National Park), a photo of a rock carving, and a photo of sand and rock formations. How to get the numbers of layer ...
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How to create Radial flower effect like this?

It is also seen that the flowers leave a nice trail. Is there any tutorial to do this or similar? I took this image Radial streaks and added as a layer on top of my image with add blend mode and ...
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Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign - placed image different dimensions and resolution

The same problem over and over again - why do images placed in Id/Ai show different size than in PS? I've made image in PS of about 2000x1500 pixels at 300 PPI. Then made Ai document of 2500x1600 ...
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PNGs look wrong when saved

I am making an animation for a school project using blender, and I need some textures with transparent backgrounds in order to do this. When I save my image as a .PNG it looks square-ish and not ...