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Why is my Line Tool In Photoshop making blurry lines?

I am using the line tool in Photoshop but my lines keep coming out blurry like this: Why is this the case?
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How to convert a video file into an Animated GIF in Photoshop?

I was trying to convert an MP4 into an animated GIF for an answer on here. I tried opening the file directly in Photoshop, and then clicking on the timeline menu and choosing both: Convert Frames > ...
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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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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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Photoshop Color problem in CMYK mode

I can't apply selected color in CMYK mode but can apply RGB mode.
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Blending colors in photoshop and illustrator

I am working on a print for my wall and I am trying to create something like this: Source I have already created the letters in Illustrator and now I am adding the colors in Illustrator and then ...
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Transparent artboard backgrounds in Photoshop

I love the Photoshop artboard feature, however I'm used to seeing the transparent background grid. Is there any way to show this in my artboards in Photoshop? And yes, I know it will still save with ...
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Things to consider when creating realistic highlights and dark reflections on metallic surfaces

I want to re-create this white (metallic) looking skin. I've seen some tutorials in a magazine on this. If I remember it correctly, the first step is to adjust the curve to a "W" shape. I don't ...
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How to remove a green/blue screen background using Photoshop CS5?

Using Photoshop CS5, i'm trying to fully remove background of a picture being shot behind a blue screen. To do this, i am using Color Range method (from Menu > Selection). It works ok for most ...
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Can we please have a fully customizable toolbar [on hold]

Depending on the machine I'm using I have 2 or three large monitors and plenty of screen space. I can open the different windows I need, but for tools I'm for some unknown reason limited to just two ...
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How can I embed a downloadable file into Photoshop? [on hold]

I am working on a project in Photoshop CC 2016, I need to have a file embedded in the document so that someone can click the button I've created and a PDF file can be downloaded. Is this possible? If ...
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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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How to make circular frame with this pattern? [on hold]

I want to make beautiful resume for my girlfriend and need help. I need to make circular frame like the following one: I'm not professional designer. Know Photoshop and InDesig a bit. But don't ...
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Why did the size of copied elements from Illustrator to Photoshop change?

I'm working on a comp provided by a designer. It's an Illustrator file. My normal workflow is I copy (to the clipboard) a visual element from Illustrator and paste it into Photoshop. This allows me to ...
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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 ...
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Logo: how to remove a little text from png image? [on hold]

My logo is a registered TM I want to remove the TM and replace it with the Registered symbol. I don't know how to do it in photoshop cc 2015 as it is a .png file and I can't for the life of me delete ...
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Smart object anti aliasing Photoshop CC 2015

I get the new version of photoshop CC 2015. Now when I past a vector from illustrator directly on photoshop they create me a smart object but they are no anti-aliasing at all. May someone help me? ...
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Experimental Typography Design Help

Does anyone know any tutorials on how to achieve these poster designs. My professors want us to design our project like this but never gave us any links on how to achieve this. My first mind is to use ...
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PhotoshopCC Dropping frames on image sequence export

I have been kind of tearing my hair out trying to figure this out. I have a frame animation with 30 frames. I tried exporting it as a video set to 12fps. For some reason, what should be 2.5 seconds (...
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Batch copy/paste of rectangular images in square images?

I have got more than 1000 rectangular images (640x400) with a transparent background that I want to resize (to 600x375) and then copy/paste (centered) in a 600x600 transparent image. In other words, ...
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background sky of a photo: removing the darker color

I am new here! So this is a part of a photo I took at Washington Monument. As you can see the left side has become slightly darker. Is there any way to fix it? Thanks. Sorry for this unusually long ...
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What is the most used way to design layout of a website and the code it? [duplicate]

I'm new to web designing and development process. I have seen a few videos that show first you need to design Mockups in Photoshop and then you write HTML and CSS for it. In one video, I saw that ...
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“Low quality edges” when importing 3d from illustrator to photoshop

When I import a 3d vector from illustrator do photoshop, it looks like shapes get a tiny space between each other, besides the low quality appearence of the edges, as it can be seen on the picture ...
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Photoshop CC - Use one Layer in different groups with different effects?

I have designed the background picture for our company phones. It changes slightly with seasons and on special occasions. What I would like to do: have one layer (eg with numbers for ambulance an ...
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Revolving Text animation

I am a noob in animation, I know how to use Photoshop key frame and that's pretty much it. What would be the easiest / fastest way to do something like this http://www.flashvortex.com/3D-Rotating-...
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How to replace a font by another on all text layers in Photoshop?

I have a big PSD file with hundreds of text layers all placed in a lot of folders and subfolders. Some of those layers use font A, the others use font B. Now I want to replace the font in all layers ...
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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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Fade out / Transparency in Photoshop

I have a quick question regarding Photoshop, as I did not manage to get the same result as in the picture below. https://ro.pinterest.com/pin/466755948863287781/ In the section, at the bottom the ...
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Transparency Grid size aligned to pixel size in Photoshop

When zooming into a layer with transparency, typically the transparent grid in the background stays the same size while zooming in and out. This is the default behavior. All three options (Grid Size: ...
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Photoshop vs illustrator for icons

Can photoshop make good icons or illustrator is better right or is there some good plugins for photoshop templates or icon scripts?
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How do you batch export in Photoshop using “Save As” commands and still have unique names?

I have a very long action that generates over 100 PNG images using frequent "Save As" commands. I use Automate > Batch to perform the action, and have chosen "Document Name" + "3 Digit Serial Number" +...
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Large format pdf - can't save?

So I am building a 10' x 2' 300dpi sign for my buddies restaurant. I have never prepared anything that large for print (I'm mostly a web developer). I have my freaking huge psd, 120in by 24in, 300dpi, ...
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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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I'm trying to design a 1000 x 450 px banner for web. Help! [closed]

I'm trying to design a 1000 x 450 px banner for web in photoshop. But the picture and text are pixelated. However, when I made the same banner for a smaller 16 x 19 in. it looks great and has no ...
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how does i convert my AI icon to png file?

should each AI icon file take to photoshop until 100 times for convert 100 AI icon to png file in size 64*64? or is there the shortest way?
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How to make these waves effects?

I would like to to create the image above. I have tried to make multiples layers of the waves and edit it's opacity but it does not seem to work. I would really appreciate some feedback and guidance. ...
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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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Photoshop / Wacom freezes for certain functionality

Whenever I draw with my Intuos 5 in Photoshop (CS6) on my Macbook Pro (V 10.11.5), Photoshop freezes in a way that the undo / step backward functions are not working (neither for the pen button nor ...
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How to set Photoshop brush tool similar to Pixlr's pencil tool?

I want a similar effect of the default online Pixlr's pencil tool in Photoshop brush tool: https://pixlr.com/editor/ Pixlr default brush: Photoshop default brush: You can see how the Pixlr ...
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Photoshop: How do I edit layer style Presets?

I just created a layer style preset in Photoshop and applied it to multiple shape layers. Now I would like to make several adjustments to the style. How do I do that? I want to automatically update ...
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Design mobile layouts using physical resolution or logical resolution?

First, some background: All smart phones these days have what is called a "Device Pixel Ratio". Essentially, it means that a web browser on a smart phone is going to interpret the screen resolution ...
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Regular panoramic photo to iPhone panoramic

How I can change the format or the register of a panoramic photo made in Photoshop to a iPhone panoramic photo, this is because the new feature of Facebook admit only that ones
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Can a photoshop action or script load/save swatch, and choose color from it

I was wondering if it is possible for a photoshop action to choose foreground or background color from the swatch. I have tried doing it, but instead of picking from swatch it is always taking a ...
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Is there a way to copy an image on illustrator

Is there a way that I can copy a image that is black and white on Illustrator. I want to highlight the black parts in the image and then copy/import them to a blank file so that I can print it as a ...
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Any way to edit .abr (brush preset) file?

as you all knpow .abr files are brush presets in Photoshop. I have recently downaloaded a set of brushes and one of them perfectly suits my needs. However, the creator of the brush has added sample ...
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Photoshop PSD to PDF: Best Program/Settings

So I purchased a CV template, which came as a multi layered PSD file, which I edited in Photoshop and now want to convert/save as PDF. Photoshop has this option, but I am not sure what are the best ...
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How to convert Adobe Illustrator file (.ai) to Photoshop (.psd) without having Adobe Illustrator installed

I want to convert an Adobe Illustrator file (.ai) to an equivalent Photoshop (.psd), preserving layers, text and so on. I would like to know if there is something like imagemagick to do this, because ...
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Dimension problems of AI & PS

Excuse me, maybe someone asked before? When I'm drawing a box in AI likes 200x200mm, but the dimension shown 200.xxx .Always a DECIMALS, When I'm open a new file in PS likes 255x255mm, but the ...
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Image size for web - Image Layers

I have an image that is: 24 x 11 pixels. In photoshop I have saved it as optimised for the web as .png The size of the image is 1.05kb Is this normal? Is there any way to reduce this size as it seems ...
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How to Customise Photoshop File Naming Using Batch Command?

I have several thousand photos, which I am re-sizing to six different sizes and then saving all sizes as individual files. For example, I have a photo with the filename ABC0001 and resize it six ...