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How to automatically batch export with name+subgroupname in Photoshop CC

I have a PSD file which the designer draws textures for a game character. This file has group folders such as hair, eye etc. In each group there are other group folders named with numbers such as ...
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How do I recreate this color styling effect in Adobe Photoshop? [on hold]

So I'm working on a project and can't quite get the colour overlay effect like in the above image where the orange lays over the newspaper. Any ideas on how I can recreate this technique myself?
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Dimensions for Social media [on hold]

I have been designing for a few years now and I am trying to figure out the best specs/dimensions for posting graphics on social media. I am aware of 300 CYMK for print flyers or most print materials ...
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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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Paste text in Photoshop without styling

I would like to copy text in one text element (A) in Photoshop and paste it into another text element (B) without influencing the style. I would like to keep the styling of element B when I paste. ...
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How to create a color palette for more than 1000 images?

I need to create a color palette for more than 1000 images. I use actionscripts for creating color swatches in Photoshop, but It's uncomfortable way for getting palette. May be someone knows ...
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Photoshop CS6 - Export Layers to files always exports frames backwards

I have been having the most frustrating issue when exporting animations as layer files. Here is how it goes: I create my animation on the timeline and then choose "Flatten frames into layers" from ...
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Fit non-transparent part of an image in photoshop

I have a bunch of images that I want to re-size to make icons with. I have found these images on Google and they are all 512*512 images but the spacing between the actual image (the non transparent ...
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Photoshop 3D Cube Rounded Corners

I have a cube that I created in Photoshop CS6 using the 3D tools. However, I want the corners on the cube to be rounded, similar to those on dice. How can I accomplish this? Here is an example of ...
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Terrible 3d extrusion even after rendering / Photoshop

so basically ... during the repair process ... which I guess theres no way to turn off, photoshop adds this terrible gray 'repair' stroke in sharp and/or thin areas. i understand its trying to ...
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Making overlay text visible on a “chaotic” background

I am trying to create a fullscreen map with some overlaying menus above it as you can see in the screenshot above. I have tried to make the overlaying text visible by applying an inner glow on a ...
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How to make line ended with circle in photoshop [closed]

exactly as in the title, similar way as arrows can be done, but instead of arrow at the end, I would like to have a circle, or a cross. Thanks for help
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Losing Transparency when placing an item in illustrator

I've never had this problem before. I'm saving my images in Photoshop with no background. But when I place them into Illustrator they have a white background. I've tried it as a Tiff, Png, PSD, and ...
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Photoshop - How to add texture to a 3D object retaining the original colours of the texture being?

I tried to add custom material a 3D сuboid. Below is a screenshot of three stages of adding custom material to the face of a 3D object: the original material with the Shine, Reflection, Roughness ...
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Is Sketch good at exporting jpgs and pngs containing pictures?

I designed a pictures grid in sketch, and wanted to export the hole grid as one jpg or png, and then add it to my website. I am wondering if the quality of the jpg or png would be as good as ...
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How to save a 32 bit png with alpha channel (transparency) in Photoshop?

I want to use an image as an application launcher icon for my android application. The android guidelines specify an image for the launcher icon must be a 32 bit PNG image. Please explain the steps ...
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Is there a way (without dragging) to move layer into specific group in Photoshop?

Is there a way (without dragging) to move a layer into specific group in Photoshop? Because I have large PSD file (greater than 100 layers), moving a layer into a group by just dragging is too hard to ...
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Color values change from one Photoshop document to another

I've got two PS documents, both are in RGB 16 bit mode. One is a photo in .jpg the other a .psd document. When I select a color with the eyedropper tool from the 1st document to use in the second ...
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How Would I achive this line effect in Photoshop

I'm trying to recreate the circled line effect in the image below. I have tried bevel and emboss and also had a go with an ellipse and drop shadow but just can't recreating it convincingly.
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How to work on multiple canvas sizes non-destructively

I am working on a UI project that requires multiple scales. Essentially I want to work at a high resolution(the original) but I need to be able to export the different widgets all at the same lower ...
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Pixellated Text on Magazine psd Mockup

I'm new to photoshop mockups to present my work. I can't figure out why the smaller text in the mockup isn't sharp, or the whole image in fact. I've been saving as a jpeg and then viewing at 100%. The ...
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Is there a way to select part of an image, and crop all that isn't selected?

I'm trying to use photoshop to put an image on top of another. The picture is of some black sunglasses I want to put on a picture of someone. The problem is, the sunglasses are set on a white square ...
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Photoshop CC 2015 Save Action is not overwriting the original PNG file

I just updated to Photoshop CC 2015 for OSX. When I had Photoshop CC 2014, I had an action: - Change hue - Change levels - Save - Close Which I could batch on hundreds of PNG images. The Save ...
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Ideal way to wrap a label around a bottle (3d extrude?)

Previously I might have used Photoshop's warp tool to wrap a label around a bottle but it's hard to get perfect results in this way. I'd love a more consistent method so I tried experimenting with ...
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What happened to pasted SmartObjects from Illustrator to Photoshop?

In older versions of Photoshop (before photoshop cc 2015, latest update)the app used to create smart objects from pasted paths out of Illustrator. When I wanted to edit the Paths (double clicking on ...
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How to create clipping masks on only some part of a text?

So I have a text layer and an abstract photo on top layer. And I want to create a clipping mask (insert the photo into the text). But the thing here is that I don't want the entire text to be clipped. ...
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Background Front Ground and layers

I have one background layer which have hands and trousers, one front ground layer image which is my design and several different colours of T Shirt. I am using script export layers to files(fast). My ...
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Replicating this text in photoshop

Hi I am trying to replicate this text, i know the font is VAG Rounded, which i have, but i dont know which effects they applied to make the trade in and save part look the way they do. I am new to ...
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Duplicate Composition (PS Layer) in After Effects

I have imported a Photoshop CC 2015.1 document into After Effects CC 2015.1. I have animated one of the layers. I want to create an alternate animation for the same layer. When I duplicate the layer, ...
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How can I set custom units in Photoshop?

How can I set custom units in Photoshop? For example I want to see all distances in dp, where 100.00dp = 150.00px I've tried to set it in Edit -> Preferences -> Unit & Rulers, but there ...
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How to remove the alpha channel in a Photoshop document?

I have a semi-transparent monochrome image in a Photoshop document, that I would like to become fully opaque: The opacity is already set to 100% in Blending Options, it's just that this image has ...
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Rectify curved text with Adobe Photoshop

Any tools in Photoshop CS3 to rectify a circle curved text so that it will be suitable for OCR after that? I tried Wrap and Skew, but it consumes too much time and result is far from decent.
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Photoshop (CS6) - Character rig

Say I want to use Photoshop's puppet warp to animate a (2D) character. I have a psd-file with a layer for each component that can be moved individually - e.g. a layer for the body, one for each arm, ...
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how to change color keeping gradients/opacity [duplicate]

I have a problem Lets say i have selected an area with is predominately one color lets say blue. But this blue is not 100% blue in all places. Some pixels have some gradient to them etc. How can i ...
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Creating Social Media Images for News Articles w/ brief info [closed]

everybody, I have recently started working as a social media manager for a website dedicated to bringing news. However, the way they want me to present it is by redirecting the articles on their ...
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How I deactivate Alt + Scroll zoom in Adobe software programs?

mates! So I am working on a Mac with Magic mouse. When I am using the Adobe programs (Ai, Ps, Id, no matter, I think it is common for all of them) I accidently hold alt button and move my hand on the ...
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How can I use Automate Batch Action of Adobe Photoshop to cut 5px for every image

I have thousands of pictures and almost all have different dimensions and I want to cut the bottom of every image for 5px using Canvas Size and then save it. How can I Automate Batch Process this? ...
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Photoshop layer comps and canvas height

I have a workflow issue. I create a homepage design in Photoshop and save out a layer comp. When I make secondary page layer comp it's invariably shorter. Obviously I can't crop to size, so I export ...
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Is there any way to identify clipping masks using JavaScript? PS CS5

I'm writing a script that looks for layers with a certain name in a document, and I need it to then check if it has any clipping masks applied to it, and select them all, so that I can merge and ...
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How to set default PS layer to be transparent

My work has been using CS3 for far to long so I finally got them to upgrade to the CC suite. This has been great but I only have one problem. I can't remember how to change the default PS layer to be ...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch black/white or foreground/background?

I was watching a video tutorial and the instructor seemed to switch the colour of a layer from white to black with a shortcut, since his cursor did not leave the layer thumbnail section, per below... ...
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I want to stay on same text layer after using pen tool to created path

I have used the pen tool to create a path. When I select the text tool and place it on the path, rather than setting a point to begin typing, a new text layer is created instead. What do I need to do ...
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GIMP: the closest thing to Photoshop's smart object?

I've been learning GIMP as an alternative to Photoshop, which I haven't been using for design purposes for more than 5 years now. I discovered that there is a new interesting thing called the smart ...
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Pixelated images and smart objects in Adobe CC suite

I have been using Adobe softwares for a couple of years now and I never had this issue before. Every time I save for web (png), or even pasting smart objects from illustrator to photoshop I get a ...
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How to create this image: glowing brain [closed]

I'd like to know how to create the below images. I would image creating the shape in illustrator and then adding the colour with a mixture of blessing overlay and vivd light effects in photoshop. ...
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Photoshop CC Extract Assets from layer, get individual assets, not entire layer as one single asset/png

it used to be that I was able to extract all assets from a layer in a PSD, by right-clicking that layer in Photoshop and choosing "Extract Assets". This would bring up a view showing all the assets in ...
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Can't change text color in Photoshop CS2

So I'm using the text tool, I type some text but it types in all white. I go to highlight the text and change the color to black, at the top of the screen on the toolbar, and the color won't change. ...
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How to remove a specific color in an image in Photoshop?

I am not an expert photoshop user but have been trying to use more of it in what I currently do. I have a black and white image from which I am trying to remove all the white. I cannot use the ...
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Making cut-paper art digitally, does resolution of shapes need to match?

First, I'm curious if there's an official name for this. It's cut-paper art and it is collage, but those terms are much broader than what goes on here. However I know that this style of work, cutting ...
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Removing Transparency from animated GIF

This admin image that I created for my website has some funky things going on. The white of the characters hair on the left isn’t there in photoshop and the white at the end before it loops the ...