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Photoshop cc, how to create a layer in exactly rectangle size?

after drawing a rectangle, photoshop CC create a new layer containing it. However, the layer size is the canvas size, not the rectangle size, showing as following image. However, I want my new layer ...
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Is there anyway to export a Indesign file into a PSD? [duplicate]

I have a client who has given me a web design in a Indesign file. I need to convert it into a psd for my developers. any ideas?
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Trying to punch a hole in the white circle [closed]

I cannot punch a hole in the white circle, even when I create a layer and hide it. What should I do? See here:
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Unable to create blank space in Photoshop

I'm unable to create blank space. When I "layer via copy" the inner circle and then hide the layer, no blank space is created. Why? I want to create blank space as shown here:
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Why is my PDF displaying documents at 72dpi?

I created a file in Photoshop with a resolution of 300ppi. However, my PDF keeps producing a file that consists of what is much smaller and more like a 72dpi image. I triple checked my resolution ...
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Photoshop: How to prevent exported images from being centered

In Photoshop CC 1.2 I am using the Quick Export as PNG option on an Artboard. My artboard is larger than the image it contains. I would like the image to keep its position relative to the artboard ...
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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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Resizable objects photoshop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atu_0d8yD0M Do take a look at the video above. My question is how is he doing this? What sort of smart object magic is this? Any tuts available on this are welcome! ...
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How to create continuous flat shadow of text in photoshop?

I know this is super easy to do, but I can't find a way to drop this type of shadow thing in photoshop. Something like this: Can anyone help to achieve this type of text effect shadow? I ...
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Width and height of every element is shown 100% in photoshop CS6

I want to know the width and height of a rectangle in a Photoshop CS6 design. When I select it's layer and press Ctrl + T it's width and height both are mentioned 100%. The problem is with every other ...
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How can I use the same smart object several times in the same PSD

I am using a smart object in my PSD file that I duplicated 3 times. When I update the smart object by saving the others don't change. The objective is when I update one smart-object the others will ...
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How to calculate and obtain the right colour for an object I'm designing [duplicate]

I find it very difficult to choose the right colours for my graphic design. I am very bad at colour combinations. I find all the service oriented companies to be using blue a lot. I find all the ...
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How to change colors [duplicate]

How can I switch the color text on this logo? I want to make the light blue "oversea" the color of "yacht insurance" and vise versa.
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Transform sheet of paper [duplicate]

I'm trying to do a sheet transformation as on the attached image without loosing the quality of a pattern (dotted), I've tried Transform -> Wrap (AI CC2014) but transformation I got too far from ideal ...
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Merge two layers with transparent BG in Photoshop

I have two layers in Photoshop. Layer one has Soft Light blend mode and 50 % opacity, and layer two has normal blend mode and 100% opacity. When I merge these two layers, color of the picture on ...
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Can I remove transparent pixels from a layer with a different blending mode in Photoshop cc14?

If I have a layer with a white background and I want to remove it, I can often just change the blending mode to Screen or Overlay and it ends up exactly the way I want it. However, I often want a ...
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How can I change the color of dark areas of an image in photoshop? [duplicate]

I have an image with light and dark areas. I can colorize the whole image, but how do I make the light parts one color, and the dark parts another color? See the example image.
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A way to use iPad as a drawing tablet for Photoshop & Illustrator?

Are there and apps/programs that allow an iPad to be used as a drawing tablet? I've tried Duet Display and Chrome Remote Desktop, which are great apps, but are not helpful with my situation. They ...
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How to make double arc font effect

There is Arc lower warp effect, but I want my text to look like this: There is also Squeeze effect, but it is limited to 100% and this is not enought. Is there some simple ways to do this?
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Bending a line in CS6

I am trying to bend a line using the anchor points and direct selection tool. I place the anchor point on the line in center. Using direct selection tool when I drag I get this unexpected ...
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Photshop cs6 webdesign image [duplicate]

I'm designing a webpage in photoshop cs6. I kept width as 1600 px and height as 1968 px and resolution as 72. When i save as jpeg or jpg, if i zoom that image i'm getting little unclear image. How to ...
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How to change change rendered gradient color to transparent

I have a fairly basic flat image, that is black with a radial gradient that fades to gray (originally purple, but I modified the saturation to try to make this easier). I need the image instead fade ...
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Pixel Dimensions with InDesign

I hope to achieve a better understanding on how to provide the highest quality of images in JPEG when exporting in InDesign. The story below is a condensed version of the situation. Task My task ...
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windows 7 64 bit photoshop 2014 can't resolve fonts set on the same version on OSX [migrated]

On a Mac OSX computer with Photoshop 2014 a font is set. That same font (literally the same ttf file) is installed on a Windows 7 64bit computer with the same version of Photoshop. But everytime ...
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How can I make the CLONE STAMP tool act the same when in bitmap mode compared to grayscale?

When I use the clone stamp tool, I get my selection and then I proceed to hover my brush over the image and get a little preview of what it's going to look like if I decide to press down. This only ...
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How do I change the colors of Shadows and Highlights like Instagram in Photoshop? [closed]

Ok let s pretend we re about to upload a photo to instagram and we click the tool button that is on top to the very right. Then we click the "color" option and we have a choice to change the color of ...
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Do you have to include .PSB's when handing over master .psd ?

I'm handing over a master.psd for a website, but inside I have a link to a smart object which seems to be a .PSB file. If i just hand over the one master.PSD is this .PSB file embedded inside of ...
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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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Web Banner comes out the wrong size?

So my brief was to design a web banner to the dimensions of 1280x600 px at 72dpi. I have already set this when i opened the document in Photoshop however when i sent this to the client they claim it ...
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How to make (and save) custom warps in photoshop? [duplicate]

So, I'm doing a picture in Photoshop, and I'm gonna need to use the warp tool to, well, warp layers. Many of them. And I need to be precise. So I'd like to be able to save the current warp, and be ...
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Fetus skin to normal baby skin [closed]

Is there a way wherein i can change a premature/unborn fetus' skin into a normal baby skin? So far what i have tried is: Color the skin of the fetus with skin color Overlayed skin texture on the ...
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Photoshop Actions Panel Stop Without Message

I can insert a stop action using the Actions Panel dropdown > "Insert Stop" command. During playback, a popup is displayed with an optional message and a "stop" button. How do I stop an action without ...
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Creating a Selection in Photoshop with no Feathering or Anti-aliasing

EDIT: TL;DR I can't get rid of anti-aliasing and/or feathering, even though they are disabled. Some visuals, so you can actually see it happen... First this is me trying to erase, clicking madly; ...
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Cookie Cutter for Text Box Creation

I have a design where I am adding text on top of butterflies. I have been using this technique to create a custom text box shape. Although given the complex shaping of the butterflies this is taking ...
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Photoshop: change colour of animal fur

I'm trying to change the colour of animal fur to make it look natural, as if the fur has actually grown/been dyed that colour. I've tried a colour layer with various blend modes, hue/saturation layer ...
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Actions in Photoshop

I recorder action sequence and toggle dialog window ON on file savings to change a saving file folder. And every time I saving .jpg file it add a "copy" word at the end of file name. How to prevent ...
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Add a conditional line to existing script

I've got this script from an earlier question and answer (specific resize layer action) Many thanks to SQW! (function (){ var startRulerUnits = app.preferences.rulerUnits; ...
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Make text look like it's part of icon

I'm trying to create a 'Delete History' icon. Here's how it looks now: There are two problems: 1 - I feel something doesn't look right. 2 - How do I get "History" to look like it's there, and not ...
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How do I find out why there is a discrepancy between pixel measurement in Photoshop and code? [closed]

I created a design spec in Photoshop that called for 50 px of padding between two rows. When the developer sent me a screenshot of the requested design in code, the 50 px was way too large. What could ...
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How can I create a realistic 3D texture in Photoshop or Illustrator

Does anyone know how I can create this kind of texture in Photoshop or Illustrator ? I've tried the Bevel & Emboss filters in Photoshop (and drop shadow, inner shadow etc.) and also the 3D ...
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Adobe Photoshop CS6: 32bit vs 64bit

Is there a difference in functionality or performance of running a 64bit Photoshop CS6 on a 64bit system (e.g. Windows 10 64bit), compared to its 32bit version? Has anyone noticed any noticeable ...
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Polygon pattern generator [duplicate]

Can someone suggest something similar to this: http://matthew.wagerfield.com/flat-surface-shader/ https://github.com/qrohlf/trianglify Is there any photoshop plugin that could generate similar ...
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Photoshop Pen Tool fills outside of path

When using the Pen Tool in shape mode, the shape is filled outside of the path instead of the inside. How do I make the Pen Tool fill the inside?
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Remove the Numbers from file name when using Photoshop : File > Layers to Files

Ive got a PSD with multiple files that need to be exported all at the same size and quality for a presentation. For this i have each image on its own layer and use File > Layers to Files I pre name ...
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Error when preparing pdf in cs6. any solution? [duplicate]

i hd try almost 15-20 times with all standard variations using Automake - pdf presentation.
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What's the relationship between color spaces and color profiles when working in Photoshop?

What's the relationship between a color space document and the color profile of a image or layer included in this very same document? I don't get how they work together, I was told that my exported ...
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Remove lines from transparent edge of compressed png. image

I'm using Photoshop to save illustrations with a transparent middle as a compressed png. file (18% of the original size). When compressing, thin grey lines appear around the transparent edge. These ...
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Is there a way to change the Photoshop Alt + Right-click-drag brush size hotkey?

Since CS5, we can use Alt + Right-click-drag(I'm currently using CS6 on win) to change brush size and opacity. But it is not good enough for a tablet pen. While I release the right-click button on my ...
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How do you get this overlay effect on Photoshop? [closed]

I'm talking about this logo I'm trying to make something with the same effect. I've tried a few things but can't really find the right mixture of what is used, the overlay just looks great on the one ...
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Adobe Photoshop Paintbrush won't paint on new layer in cyan channel

A client had me do a flyer and newspaper ad for his car show. He was happy. He also wanted a T-Shirt. We redid the CMYK design in coarse halftones for silkscreening. I don't like the way it looks. ...