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Import and change colours of a “dissolved” Photoshop image in Illustrator

I have an object with dissolved edges in Photoshop that I want to put into Illustrator as a shape or path. Can I make an embedded dissolved object change colour like a normal shape in Illustrator? ...
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Can I update multiple text layers simultaneously in Photoshop CS6?

First of all, I'm using Photoshop CS6. I'm also using a Mac, and don't have access to Windows. (if that makes any difference) What I want to be able to do is have multiple text boxes containing the ...
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Why when I change a drop shadow do all my drop shadows change?

It's always been a mystery for me while creating drop shadow effects that one layer changes the angle of its shadow automatically if I change the angle of the other. For example: in Layer 1 I am ...
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Colours changed in cmyk

I have designed a book wrapper in CMYK mode in Photoshop cs5. I am using laptop for designing. When I send the design through mail the colours are getting changed. What should be done to get the same ...
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re-color a whole design to test different pallete in photoshop

I created a dashboard design for one of my clients and we would like to test different color options. most of the elements are smart objects. needless to say there are many layers, organized in ...
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Is there a way to remove artboards in photoshop?

Does anyone know if there's a way to remove artboards in photoshop and just work with a file the good ol' fashioned way?
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Placing vectors in PSDs causes major slowdowns

my problem is - whenever I try and place a vector graphics (for example, a background made in AI) into a PSD file - there's a major freeze on both programs - what seems to be the cause? May it be ...
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Asked to design a large banner.How should I start?

I'm asked to design a large banner 10m * 4m. I'm not sure how should I start with Photoshop. Should I create one with small size and high resolution? What is the number of PPI suitable for this size? ...
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Photoshop: Universal Layer Colour Value

I can imagine there might be a tutorial on this network relating to this question, though I am struggling to find an answer / find the right words to describe what I am trying to do. In Photoshop, I ...
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Placed objects in Illustrator document changing size

I have an Illustrator file that has multiple PSDs placed into it. After I get everything sized correctly, I save and close. When I go back to open it later, the PSDs that were correctly sized before ...
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How do I create abstract light rays / streaks?

How would I go about recreating this using Adobe Photoshop? I have attempted to use paths then apply a stroke to them but cannot achieve a similar affect with my knowledge of brushes The only other ...
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What are Pros and Cons for using PSD formats?

What are Pros and Cons for using PSD formats?
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Export layers in photoshop with levels applied

I have the following sequence of 35 layers within Photoshop CC 2015: I'm using Files > Export > Layers to Files to save the images as JPEGS. Unfortunately, the levels are not being applied to each ...
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Is there a way to make bevel size larger in Photoshop CS6? [duplicate]

I am trying to make beveled badges like such: Notice how deep the bevel sizes are. I tried making my own rendition but, the bevels come out looking really small. My bevel 'size' settings is ...
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How to save editing data in Photoshop without having to save the whole image data inside a psd file?

Is there a way to save the editing steps you do to an image inside Photoshop, while keeping a link to the original image? The way I envision it is being able to save a file alongside (not necessarily,...
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How to export from illustrator to Photoshop and preserve the artboard structure?

The app "app.zeplin.io" (wich is a tool that provide developpers informations about an user interface design) works with Photoshop artboards and Sketch exclusively. I would like to know if there is a ...
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Is it possible to create a vector logo with photoshop? [closed]

I am attempting to create a logo for a website and I have read that it is a good idea to create a vector logo. Can I do this with photoshop? Any tutorials and or books that you would recommend that I ...
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How to save transparent background in Photoshop, for use in another program

How do I save a transparent background in Photoshop 7.0, for use in another program on a MAC, without losing the transparency? Thanks, psb
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Export Photoshop Layers with Mask

I have a bunch of layers that are all being masked by a vector shape. I'm wondering what the best way to export each layer to a JPG, while maintaining the masking effect on each export. The image ...
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How to turn an object into glass in Photoshop?

This thread is full of examples of turning objects into glass in Photoshop (but the images are long gone for some reason): http://photoshopcontest.com/boards/viewtopic.php?t=6831&postdays=0&...
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How to fix bad scanned documents in the over picture to the below picture [duplicate]

I have a lot of files like the picture 1,and I have to fix it to be the picture 2 for editing on the ABBYY(a text scanning software).I have done it once in Cs3 but now I dont remember the way it is....
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How to fix bad scanned documents to doc file [closed]

I have a lot of files like the picture 1,and I have to fix it to be the picture 2 for editing on the ABBYY(a text scanning software).I have it done once in Cs3 but now I dont remember the way it is....
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I need an adjustment layer which will invert in the same way as when you select some text in a text layer

so there are some idiosyncrasies with the method they use to invert that part of the image which I can't figure out. It could be that they just invert the luminosity but I don't know how i would do ...
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Is there any free software for use with printed documents (for accurate CMYK)?

I need to send redesigned business cards to a print shop. I've tried GIMP and Inkscape (cards presently designed with GIMP with an embedded CMYK profile; I didn't have the computer knowledge to make ...
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Does anyone know how to create this type of shadow?

I was wondering if anyone know how to create this type of shadow? I'm not sure if it's a gradient, I tried that and it was really choppy and not smooth. Thank you!]1
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Removing a part of image and overlaying that part with another portion of image [closed]

In the image below I want to remove the bottom-right wall and overlay the deleted portion with the sky above. Basically I want to make a Material Design like wallpaper (I'm gonna edit it after that to ...
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How to make object pasted into image look natural?

Is there any Photoshop 101 / techniques on how to properly move object so that object moved don't boldly scream "Photoshop!" at the viewer. note: I am not asking about the video specifically, I am ...
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Moving 2 images apart from eachother

I'm trying to know how to move 2 of the exact same images at the same time, and move them apart from each other. One moves to the left, while the other moves to the right, at the same time. I want ...
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 (12) - only partial coverage when clicking with brush or erase tools

For some time now I have been unable to determine why my brush or eraser tools do not completely cover the area outlined by my tool. I have reset brush settings as well as reloaded the brushes ...
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Correct setup for large backdrop [duplicate]

Designing an 8'x10' vinyl backdrop and the size on it currently is 300 resolution and 3000 x 2400 in pixels; is this going to provide a clean, crisp print? Thanks in advance
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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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Layer's resizing when I copy a layer to a different document? I don't want this to happen. [duplicate]

I am working on converting a large map into a booklet format. I am making selections of 4 inches by 7 inches then copying them to make a new layer. When I drag this new layer into a new document it ...
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Save as PDF in Photoshop: error and/or bad result

I've a problem exporting PSD files into PDF. DISCLAIMER: I rarely work with PDF and I'm probably doing a rookie mistake here. I have to print a 70x100cm BW poster so I created a new file 70x100 cm ...
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Stop photoshop from creating “Copy” when exporting artboards to file

So Im working on prototyping an app, and when I need to export it to check how it looks on the phone, I need the old files to get overwritten but instead it creates "blabla.jpg Copy #". There is no ...
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Gradient “white mark” optical illusion

I have a solid colour background. Diagram 1. Over the top of this is a transparent gradient going left to right. Diagram 2. It is RGB 0,0,0, the left edge is 85% opacity, and the right edge fades off ...
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How can I mail merge in photoshop? [duplicate]

I design a Invitation card that I need change a string name how can I mail merging names.I want replace all names in dynamic text.
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Auto center in Photoshop

Is there any way to auto center button and text Photoshop? so when i change the size of the text i wont need to re-align it manually in the button. Many thanks!
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Path text gets distorted when converting PSD to PDF

So, I've got this huge PSD file and I need to convert it to PDF. What I do is: File > Automate > PDF Presentation. I do that all the time and I've never had a problem with it but this time things were ...
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How to stitch images vertically in Photoshop?

For fun I want to stich together the starwars saga. I have the images downloaded and I am stiching them in chunks. The problem is when a graphic element is duplicated and also rotated in separate ...
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Saving large PSD as JPG

I have a 180cm × 900cm document in 300dpi RGB 8-bit and I want to save it as a JPG, but when I try to "Save As", the only available choices are PSB, RAW and TIFF, why? I need it for overseas printing ...
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Photoshop: Where are the “Pressure for Opacity” and “Pressure for Size” in the custom shortcuts feature?

I am setting up Photoshop commands/tools/functions on a Wacom and would really like to have the "Pressure for Opacity" and "Pressure for Size" options as shortcuts—which would be very useful. There ...
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How to make a distorted scanned color effect?

I already know how to make a shape distortion. But, I can't really figure out how to make 'color' distortion like the 'spectrum' in the example below.
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Removing background from a complex image (doodle)

I'm trying to remove the background from this image - http://image.shutterstock.com/z/stock-vector-welcome-back-to-school-seamless-pattern-with-hand-drawn-doodle-elements-vector-illustration-302557214....
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To Find Colors Different in Two Images? [duplicate]

I want to find the color group of blue removed from Image 2 compared to Image 1. Image 1 and Image 2
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How to Identify/Change Blue-Bluish Colors in this Map in Photoshop [duplicate]

I want to extract/mark/show all blue colors of the image because there are color blinds who see them as black/wrongly. I need to estimate all blue-bluish colors there and be able to change the color ...
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Expand height of PSD without overflowing other view

I'm designing a landing page : But as I started my background images are too big so when I crop the view downside, I get this: How do I make the first section to not overflow its background ...
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Drawing Straight Lines with Pen Tool

I have just installed photoshop and have, as an exercise , tried to design this logo. I am stuck at trying to make one of those 8 rounded triangle shapes.I have used the pen tool to draw the upper ...
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Best way to save JPG images to scale up in web (Css) without losing quality in Photoshop?

Any ideas how to save a JPG (or any similar - small (KB) size Format) image with the size of 300px/300px in Photoshop - to scale it up to 600px/600px with using css in a webpage, without loosing "...
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What is this effect called? [closed]

Like the title said, what is it, I really like it XD
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Why image resize in Photoshop generates artifacts?

Left side - the result of downscaling the image from 1800px (height) to 1200px in the Mac OS Image Preview utility. Right side - the same downscaling in Photoshop (Menu: Image->Image Size...) You can ...