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Invert Brown Paper Texture

I am following a tutorial in which one of the steps is to change the brown texture paper to this white texture paper. The tutorial says to 'invert', but I can't understand how to do this and why ...
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Photoshop script to select/average/deselect automatically

I am currently working on an image (wallpaper for personal use) based on lowpoly graphics. When creating the lowpoly part, I have created several triangular shapes, covering the part I wish to '...
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Photoshop CC for Mac modifier keys inconsistent

I am having trouble with modifier keys such as holding shift to constrain, or command key to temporarily switch to Move Tool. Sometimes holding shift simply doesn't do anything. Sometimes it seems as ...
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How to flip Brightness and preserve color in Photoshop?

as the title is saying. Using Photoshop, I want to invert the luminosity of my image using adjustment-layers, while the colors stay the same. So here is my example image: Dark Background (it's ...
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Setting up responsive grids in Photoshop

I'm having some serious trouble understanding one aspect of responsive design. I understand almost all of the basics but one thing that is troubling me is setting up correct grids in Photoshop for ...
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How to adjust online grids to desktop web design and mobile web design in Photoshop?

There are many good grids online (1200px.com, unsemantic.com) that can be downloaded as PSD and used in web design in Photoshop. Now I have 2 questions in relation with this: When I apply this ...
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How to create my own filter in photoshop?

I need to be able to do very specific stuff like : -inside the selection, select pixels that have a color saturation above a treshold X, -then replace those pixels with the average pixel that have a ...
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Can I use anything other than Photoshop for my needs?

I have been using Photoshop (I believe 7) for what seems like forever on Windows 7 and my Photoshop was a pirated copy. However my computer crashed and I have acquired a new one with Windows 10. Now ...
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Should I (a web designer) stick with gimp, or buy Photoshop?

I am a web designer. I do not use/own any adobe products... except for watching flash videos online of course. I currently use gimp 2.6 for my graphic needs. It's free and I know how to use it. The ...
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Drawing smoother lines in Photoshop CS2

I've seen people draw in Adobe Photoshop, however unlike my sketchy lines, theirs come out a lot smoother and I mean a lot. I was just wondering how to do this and if its a system thing rather then a ...
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Creating new document in Photoshop CC using mm dimensions

Hopefully someone can shed some simple light on a question I've have had for a while regarding image size in Photoshop CC! When you create a document at let's say for example 91mm x 61mm Why is it ...
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How to replace color in Photoshop to specific Lab color?

I know how to replace a color in Photoshop (by going to image -> adjustments -> replace color and selecting the color etc.) however I need to match specific Lab colors provided by my client in order ...
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How to convert paragraph text envelope to clipping mask in Illustrator CS6

I have some paragraph text that I have modified using an envelope in Illustrator CS6. I can not make it into a clipping mask. I can make it into a mask up until I make it an envelope, after that, I ...
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adobe photoshop [on hold]

I make a Recording in Action in Photoshop CS5. Everytime I Play my recorded ACTION example in making 2x2 picture, it's always rewind what I've recorded. What shall I do in order to start from opening ...
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How to enable Paint Bucket instead of Material Drop Tool on CC 2015?

I'm using photoshop CC 2015 and I can't select Paint bucket anymore, only this annoying Material Drop Tool is shown instead of bucket in the Tools. any ideas?
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How to split a photo into circles in PS?

Hy there I have an idea that can be originated to spitting a photograph into separate pieces and hang on the wall (see picture attached). However I would like to divide the picture into smaller-...
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How can I select and delete parts of a single 3d layer in Adobe Photoshop CC 2015?

I imported an obj. file to Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 and the whole 3d model came as a single layer. It is a 3d racing suit model and I want to delete arms of the suit. I know I could use the quick ...
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Import .png files into separate layers of a PSD file?

Is it possible to import a batch of .png files into a PSD, such that each imported .png is in a separate layer?
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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 animation merge multiple gif frames

I'm trying to optimize an animated gif size. I read that one technique is to reduce duplicated frames (still frames with no movement) to one, and combining their time. So for instance, in my ...
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Resizing 280m print in Adobe Photoshop [duplicate]

So basically my client wants to make a custom whooping 280m print that i think is being used for the floor. I dont know how this works (if its with a sticker or something) but its basically a walkable ...
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Photoshop resizes image width when I import video frames to layers?

So, I've been having issues importing certain video files. (I'm in Photoshop CC 2014.) Problem #1 is that when I try to import video files (MPEG-4) to layers, CC changes the image width to 480px. ...
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How to stop generating Photoshop image asset for the whole image?

I have the image FishingBoat.psd and it has three layers (Fisherman.svg, FishingLine.svg and FishingLineStroke.svg) that I would like to generate image assets from. But Photoshop keeps generating ...
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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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Where do I start giving a shape neon glows and lines?

I know that stackexchange isn't a place with tutorials and I don't need a guide, I just need a point to start :) I have followed this tutorial here: thearthunters.com/tutorial-create-3d-logo-with-...
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How to determine the best Photoshop version for my computer? [migrated]

I downloaded Photoshop CC 2015.5 (17.0) trial on my laptop, and its system requirements are satisfied although, when it opens, it says that there is a problem with my graphics card, I went to the ...
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how to make font size equal to file dimension in photoshop?

I have a question about this code I found from: How to get Layer size (Width and Height)?. Is it possible that font size can be same as file size? say if file width is "1920px" then font size should ...
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Resorces and/or strategies for improving?

I have been working as a graphic designer for roughly 2 years at my local newspaper, I trained under the previous designer who taught me everything I needed to know for the job at hand. Problem is im ...
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Animated gif in Photoshop only saves as html file

I created an animated banner ad in Photoshop CC and need to save it as gif. I used Timeline/Motion. When I "Save for Web" the second box from the top is set to "GIF". I click "Save" and the only ...
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How to divide photo into cirlcles - for wall decoration [duplicate]

There are paintings/photographs designed and separated into parts like this one: I would also like to slice a photo similarly but into smaller and bigger circles. Additionally I would need to ...
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How do I export Photoshop Raws with PC byte order? (Photoshop CC 2015)

I know that older versions of Adobe Photoshop allowed you to choose Mac/IBM PC byte order when saving as a Photoshop RAW, but the option's not visible in CC 2015.1.
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How can I resolve this gradient issue on a TV screen?

I am having an issue with a logo designed for my company. The design consists of the company name with a circular gradient behind it. This image is used frequently on TVs, as it is for a film company,...
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Photoshop Gradient Editor Is Missing Key Settings…Can No Longer Pick Gradient Type, Presets & Smoothness, Etc.

First, thank you for taking the time to look at this. My gradient editor is missing key settings including: stops, presets, gradient type, name and smoothness settings. It used to work just fine ...
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Unexpected end-of-file error when trying to open the PSD file? [on hold]

I'm using Photoshop CC VER 14.2 x64 on a Win7 machine. When I trying to open the PSD file, I get the following messages: "This document contains unknown data which will be discarded to keep layers ...
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Flexible watermark in Photoshop for different image sizes

I need help in making flexible watermark for different sizes image. means watermark scale or shrink as per image dimensions. Something like this. http://screencast.com/t/VnALAP2R6ff
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How to straighten waved (not curvy) image with Photoshop or similar program

I want to make this text image straight. Can I make path lines parallel so i can straight the text? Puppet warp doesn't help much because I have to move points manually
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Windows 10 Monitor Profiles, problem with Photoshop [migrated]

After switching to Windows 10 I realized that the colors in Photoshop are completely off. My theory is that Windows 10 uses the current monitor profile to shift all output colors as if they were in ...
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How to setup a 16 x 12 foot Photoshop document [duplicate]

I have to layout a 16 x 12 ft (size of tarpaulin) document in Photoshop, but when I change the resolution to 300 it's too large and it takes time to render the layout. What should I do?
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When using artboards in Photoshop, I can't drag-select layers—the artboard gets selected

On a regular file (not using artboards), I can usually drag select layers as needed with the Move tool. But when using artboards, if I try to do the same thing, the whole artboard gets selected, even ...
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Transform stroke effect into typing path

I'm using Photoshop CS3. Let's say I made an ellipse selection. I filled it with colour, then I add an outside stroke effect. I would like to make that stroke effect into a circular path. I tried ...
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Why does my compressed JPG have different colors from the original file?

I have no idea at all, first of all, of image internal composition and color modes. That said, I have a very strange problem. These are the pictures: Well, the ORIGINAL is more colorful in ...
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Export excel values into playing card template [duplicate]

I have very limited experience with photoshop (only use it for sketching/coloring). I am currently creating a word-based board game and have an excel sheet with 500 or so words. Is there an easy way ...
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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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How to watermark multiple Images with dimensions in Adobe Photoshop cc 2015

I need help in making a script or Action in which i can watermark images size(width and height) on same images in Adobe Photoshop cc 2015. I have a thousand images so i'm trying to get a short way. ...
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Unable to scan properly with details for high resolution stamp

I am trying to scan a postal stamp which has some really tiny fonts and very neat details. No matter how hard I try I can not able to catch those details and colors in the scanned image. I have tried ...
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Arranging hundreds of pictures on a PowerPoint slide

every quarter I have to take roughly 100-200 thumbnails of slightly varying size and arrange them on a PowerPoint slide. Each image is scalable of another but some may be 100x400 while others are ...
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Remove white thin border from exported PNG from Photoshop

I have a branding logo saved as a PSD Photoshop file. I'm exporting it to the PNG format with relevant size, but the exported PNG image has a thin white border around the logo. How can I remove this ...
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Where to find anti-alias in Photoshop settings?

I am new to Stack Exchange, I am also pretty new to Photoshop. I am still learning a lot. One problem I am having is, I can't find the setting to affect anti-aliasing. I have issues understanding ...