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Why use Photoshop for Web Design

Aside from its bitmap effects, can someone tell me why I should use Photoshop for creating website layouts instead of Illustrator? To the best of my knowledge Photoshop was never intended to be used ...
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Exporting a GIF for a large number of frames

So I am working on my personal portfolio and am planning to include a GIF in the background. To give a brief idea, it basically shows the transition from a Mobile device to an I-pad and finally to a ...
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Is there a way to make a rectangular frame auto resize in Photoshop CC?

I realize it's a bit of a strange question, but I didn't want to make the title too long. In InDesign CC, you can edit a text box so that it auto resizes based on the amount of text contained within ...
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How to create the right side of the Photoshop CC 2015 Splash graphic?

I know it's can be done using Wind filter. I have tried. But it's not giving the fusion of multiple colors like this. I am unable the get feel of multiple layers of multiple colors.
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I am trying to copy an exact gradient onto same size object with a different color. The color got muted

I have 3 shapes. I put a gradient on all 3 of them the way I want it to be. Now I want these exact gradients on these same shapes, in 4 more colors. I tried to do it many different ways, and they ...
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How to keep the text in vector in Photoshop without rasterizing it or flattening the layers when exporting to PDF?

After many tests in all kind of PDF presets, I couldn't figure out how to keep the text layers as vector and still have the quality of InDesign without using it. Everything I tried was rasterizing ...
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Why can't I photoshop at high settings? [closed]

When I set my settings high (1920px - 1080px, 300ppi, RGB 32bit) I can't photoshop anymore... I can't make a new layer, I can't unlock the background, I can't do pretty much anything.
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How do I simulate in Photoshop what a piece will look like when printed on non-white paper?

I'm designing a box in Photoshop that will be offset printed on unbleached paper. I haven't picked out a printer yet, so I don't know the exact kind of paper I'll be using and don't have access to it ...
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PS CC 2015 - change color of library object

Tools: Adobe Shape (mobile), Photoshop CC 2015 (Mac) I have a library of shapes imported into Adobe Shape on my iPad. When I drag the shape into Photoshop CC 2015, it is imported as black lines. I ...
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Is it possible to have a grungy outer glow layer style?

Sometimes I want to put a grungy highlight around some text, to make better contrast with the background, or just for effect: This is done by hand with a rough brush, but I'd rather accomplish it ...
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Change PSD's color with variables? [duplicate]

I have a PSD of a website design. I like the layout but I would like to experiment with the color palette. Is there a way to swap colors? I was think something like variablizing the colors and then ...
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How can I force any pixel, regardless of transparency, to be a solid color (so like levels adjustment but with color)

I can create fake extruded text by rasterizing a type layer and doing a motion blur: Then using a levels adjustment: (this is from this answer ) I would now like to color the text. Is there ...
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What is the best Adobe program to create a cover for a guideline?

i am working on a visual merchandising guideline and trying to create an awesome cover for it! nice layout not really busy one! but i am really confused which program is the best to use in this case, ...
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How to use Photoshop's 'Save for Web' with the new CC2015 artboard feature?

Adobe implemented artboards into Photoshop CC 2015. This is a fantastic addition. However, the now-classified 'legacy' Save for Web feature doesn't actually understand them. In Illustrator SfW, there ...
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Rich black : faded gray appears colored

I have a question about using rich black for a print document. In InDesign, I set a rich black color for the background (0/80/0/100), and I need to set a faded round gray shape, with an opacity around ...
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How to change the UI color of Photoshop CC [closed]

I recently updated to the 2015 Photoshop CC version. While using it, I realized that I was not particularly pleased with the UI color of the pop-ups/Dialogue boxes that appear(something like the Layer ...
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Get coordinates of a point in Photoshop

I think i have a simple question, but i cannot find the answer anywhere! I need to obtain the coordinates (X,Y) of some determinated pixels of a image in Photoshop CS6, how is the way to do this? ...
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Why an unsaved asterisk appears after saving for web?

This isn't a make-or-break type of problem, just a curiosity that has bugged me for a long time. Mainly in Illustrator, but I believe photoshop as well, when I take a currently saved document and use ...
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Weird problem with my Photoshop CC 2015 while going through fonts [closed]

I'm using the newest Photoshop CC 2015, and while i'm doing what i'm used to do in order to choose the most suitable font for a text, pressing the font box and scroll through it using the up/down ...
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How do I make a text cut in half effect? [closed]

Hello everyone, I was scrolling through a feed on IG and found this really great text that I would like to manipulate and try on my own. Except, I have tried a couple different ways, and I just ...
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How to combine psd files as artboards in one psd file in Photoshop CC 2015?

In new brand Photoshop CC 2015, adding artboards in one psd is now possible. Is there anyone who knows how to combine existing multiple psd files as artboards in one psd file in Photoshop CC 2015?
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Outline text in Photoshop

Everyone knows that before sending a buyer a file you should to convert text into the outlines for printing. Photoshop has a button convert to shape - it's a similar as convert to outlines. But the ...
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which is the best size and resolution for create an android apps [duplicate]

which is the best android mobile size and resolution for converting one design to all devices. Please give a size and resolutions in pixels.
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Adding a Tone to a Photograph Using Photoshop [closed]

How cam I add a dark blue tone in Photoshop to any photograph so it looks like the two photographs I attached?
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Export a PSD to compressed and transparent TIF files with only one layer

I have several packshot images inside a group (with a mask to have a transparent background) and a shadow layer at the bottom. Is there any way to export all images in TIF files with only one layer ...
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PSD to HTML&CSS - my margins are wrong

I am having trouble with replicating exact margins from the PSD in CSS. Whenever I measure a margin with a select tool I get, for example, 32px. Then I put this in my CSS code: div { margin-top:32px; ...
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Open and edit a .wav file in Photoshop (view wavelength)

Trying to find a way (better and higher quality of a screenshot) to open a .wav file in Photoshop and view and edit the wavelength file. Initially, I used Adobe Audition and Onde ScreenCapture. The ...
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How to create angle gradient within a certain angular range?

The angle gradient tool in Photoshop produces a 360° gradient. How can I produce an angle gradient that shows only a certain portion of this effect, such as 90° or 180°?
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Where/how can I inlay my app screenshots to make an iPhone animation for a website? [duplicate]

I would like to do something like this: http://www.fixed.com/ It's quite common, but I have not been able to find a site or psd download that allows users to embed screenshots in phones. Does anyone ...
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Photoshop how to create a box with curved edges and a background color easily

As you can see in this picture, the edges are very rough because ive used the the brushes with background color. What I want to achieve is the perfect curve for this angle. I tried to edit the brush ...
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Should I design PSDs for Desktop, Tablet and Mobile separately in responsive design?

I'm trying to design a responsive web site in Photoshop. But the question is should I design different PSDs for all these devices? (Desktop, Tablet, Mobile) If yes, what page size should I choose in ...
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Can someone tell me what type of art style is this?

I'm still an amateur in graphic design and I saw this style on a comic. Can anyone tell me what type of style is this (the background) if it has a name? The messy, uncoordinated strokes but ...
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Black Edges in Transparent PNG in Photoshop Save for Web

Is it possible to simply use Save for Web with resizing to produce images without black edges? My current Save for Web setting Left: original Top right: Save for Web (black edges) Middle right: ...
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Why is the opposite of yellow on color wheels sometimes purple and sometimes blue?

Why do traditional color wheels have yellow opposite to violet (purple), whereas graphics programs such as Adobe Photoshop have yellow opposite to blue? Yellow opposite violet (purple): Yellow ...
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On Retina screen, images saved from PS & AI are large and blurry

Please bear with me on this one, since I get the overall concepts of what's going on here, but I don't understand why I'm getting the results I am. This past month, I started using a MacBook Pro ...
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How can I prevent photoshop from re-sizing a picture when I drag and drop it from another window?

I have images that I made 1:1 in one Photoshop document. I then am dragging and dropping them (either as the whole image or cropped regions) into another Photoshop document (both documents are 1000 ...
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Why does Photoshop call ppi “resolution”?

There are some things in Photoshop's "new" dialog window that I find troubling: Assume an image of 1000 pixels by 1000 pixels. How can there be an input box for ppi? Ppi a property of the result of ...
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Gradient tool in Photoshop not even blend?

When you make a gradient in PS, for example a black to white gradient going across the screen, it seems that it is not an even blend from black to white. There is too much black, too much white, and ...
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Is there any way to have pen pressure without a tablet for photoshop CC 2014 32 bit?

I want to know is there any way to simulate pen pressure for photoshop without a tablet? a plugin? some sort of brush? can someone link me a tutorial or something. if not, any really cheap tablets out ...
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How to stop a brush from darkening the color of a previous stroke?

In the image above, I showcase the problem. I have some marker brushes that have a nice texture on them which shows the tooth of the paper. I'd like to get a more consistent look when I'm coloring ...
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Pre-render a video in PhotoShop

How can I load a video in the ram for smooth scrubbing in Photoshop? While scrubbing manually a green bar shows up at the top of the timeline. When I scrub very slowly, everything is loaded into the ...
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How to improve results of Photoshop's magic wand tool

I'm having an issue with the magic wand tool in Photoshop CC. When I select the black part of the image below and click backspace to remove everything inside the selection, lines on the outside of the ...
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Can anyone tell me how to create the outline on this text? [closed]

Anyone have any idea how to create the outline on the letters in 'Beautiful'? I've tried adding a drop shadow and stroke, I'm hoping to have the white space between the letter and the outline though. ...
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What is the math behind gradient map in photoshop?

I am trying to implement gradient map of Photoshop programmatically. Consider below shown gradient map where all white components are replaced by green and black by blue. For other color components ...
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Make Image have Brushed metal look [closed]

Picture 1 picture 2 Can someone tell me how the developer made picture 1 into picture 2 in Photoshop or illustrator?
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Fill Path is automatically lowered in opacity in Photoshop CS5

I am having problems filling paths in photoshop (which i was just doing fine yesterday), usually they just fill with a solid color. Now they are being filled with a lowered opacity color and i can see ...
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Photoshop Help With a Map Design Please! [closed]

I have photoshop on my macbook and would like to know how I can design a map like this one referenced. I've been pulling my hair out trying to figure out how to make the lines for the map that look so ...
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Batch process - image into different size and angle images

I have a lot of monitor images for an e-commerce website - all the images have a path already created with the selection of the screen. now my issue is that each monitor has different views and they ...
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Resize or Scale Images changing aspect ratio without stretching?

I want to design a website. I've got some images with different w*h. For example, we have lots of pictures at 800*600 or 1024*768 or something else. In our website we have some restricted frame ...
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A way of using PS Spatter filter non-destructively on linework?

Because the Spatter filter only functions on contiguous pixels, there is no simple way of applying it like a Smart Filter to a layer of line work. I'm looking at the work of Kevin Dart, and trying to ...