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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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Quickly Select and Fill Base Colors

Here's an example video of the kind of selection/coloring I'm talking about Is there a way in Photoshop to quickly select areas in line art, as in the video, and then apply base colors? I've tried ...
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Is it possible to add MicrosoftYaHei Bold font to my Photoshop on Mac

I am trying to modifying some textes on a poster that someone gave me. When I open the document, i see the following alert: She did this poster with Photoshop on Windows, whereas i am using Adobe ...
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large jpegs become blurred when printing

I am saving large 8 x 12 inch picture to disk as jpeg, the file is 35 megabytes when opened in photoshop only 1.5 meg on disk when printing out picture and it prints blurred. It seems to loose quality ...
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batch/macro processing and optimizing jpeg quality with a filesize constraint (max 500kb)

We are using a macro that we then batch run to modify images. It works fine except for the element where we try and save the jpeg image in the best quality under 500 kb. This option used to exist ...
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Wrong colors in photoshop [duplicate]

I have an issue, probably with my color settings. I have a TIF image, which in Windows Explorer seems right as I want it. When I open the file in Photoshop, the colors are more saturated and have ...
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Exporting AI file to PSD - why do my layers merge?

I'm trying to export an AI file, which has a ton of sublayers under one layer and some groups and stuff. I've tried exporting to PSD, following the guidelines I've found online (Write Layers and ...
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Exporting cropped PNG with Photoshop CC

I'm using the tool "Export As" with Photoshop CC to get an icon from a .psd file and save it into a .png file. It worked well so far with other things but this time the icon comes cropped. This is ...
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How do I grab a jpeg from a layer and open it in it

How do I grab a jpeg from a layer and open it in its own PSD document, so that I can crop and save how I want? In the attached image, I would like to have the jpeg in the highlighted layer (without ...
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Erasing all parts of a cinemagraph (animation) but the movement?

I've got a few cinemagraphs we shot for a client. As expected they want them high quality, I'm following this tutorial to achieve that. http://cssmojo.com/animated-gif-with-a-jpg-background/ What I'm ...
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Blending in an Ant Render with Newspaper Background [closed]

How do I make it look like the ant is actually on the newspaper?
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Photoshop makes PNG low quality

I just open a PNG image and save it again, but Photoshop make my image low quality. How can I solve this problem? Original pic : Saved pic:
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How to move up and down the layers panel in Photoshop using the keyboard on Scandinavian or German layout?

On a U.S. keyboard, you use the Option/Alt+[ or ] keys to move up and down layers. My problems is that the brackets on the Scandinavian keyboard are located on the 8 and 9 number keys and do not work ...
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Reproducing f.lux's warm colors

I'm an avid f.lux user and have been for a while. Whenever I'm working on a design, I do it during the day so the yellow tint doesn't ruin my color schemes at night thanks to f.lux. However, I have ...
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Is there a way to lock a layer/group at the top of the layer stack in Photoshop?

Been looking around, can't find anything on this. I would like it so that if I lock a layer at the top of the layer stack no other layers can be placed above it. Is this possible?
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Graphical differences between Photoshop and Paint Tool Sai

Me and my friend were discussing about Paint Tool Sai and Photoshop. About the lining systems. He claims that when you make a line using a drawing tablet, Paint Tool Sai calculates the path and draws ...
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How do you retain original image size after adding multiple layers

Is it possible to retain the original image size after adding multiple layers in Photoshop? I bring the image in with the same 72PPI and confirm the image size matches the original size. All good at ...
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Are there any tricks for changing the height to width ratio of an image without making it look compressed?

There are many times when I found the perfect picture for a slide show but after re-sizing it to the carousel desired height it is still too tall. Besides cropping, are there any tricks to shave off ...
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Vertex gradient in Photoshop?

Is there a way to set a color to each vertex of a polygon and have they blend to form a gradient between them? A great example of this would be the HSV triangle from Coolorus (first image on the ...
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Prevent Photoshop CC2015 from closing short brush strokes

How to prevent Photoshop CC2015 (Windows 10) from closing short brush strokes? See the gif below: In the case of smaller strokes photoshop closes the stroke atomatically. I am using a Wacom Intuos ...
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Adapting content in different artboards in Photoshop CC 2015

I am working as an Intern and in my company, they use these "Smart PSDs" which allow you to adapt designs to multiple artboards. For example, I put the client's content in the size of 1280X500 and it ...
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Range Problem when remove background or whitening in Photoshop?

I have one *.BMP Picture (110 MB in size) that has a background. I want to remove it's background (white background). for showing my works in Photoshop I convert my *.BMP because of large size to ...
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Smart object in Illustrator - Photoshop

Does anyone have an idea why when I try to edit an illustration made initially in AI, and placed in PS afterwards, the illustration isn't pixel perfect, so I double click it, it opens in AI, I snap ...
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Have a Design Concept — How to iterate it into multiple breakpoints for Developers?

I'm a designer at an agency that primarily does "PSD to HTML" web development. I know that some can argue it's not ideal, but within my agency this is how it works because most layouts need to be ...
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Erase back ground or change a shade of color to white in photoshop

I recently painted a card and scanned it into my computer. I want to be able to use it so I can print out more card with the design I hand created, but the background needs to be white or erased. Im ...
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Color selection tool can select colors of varying saturations, but brush does not paint the selected color

I am unable to paint using any colors that blend neutral colors with whatever other color is on the palette. I found the color selection tool can select neutral (unsaturated) colors, but the selection ...
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How to set a colour ratio in different sectors and manipulate it? [closed]

Please see picture 1: I am trying to make a colour scale in the picture for example the picture right now is red/orange colour in the background is 1:0 (orange background:white dots), and if the ...
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What do you call this kind of editing where you put color-filled layers on top?

I'm really interested in doing this kind of thing but I don't know what words to search: This is what someone did to a Clockwork Angel book cover. So the person who did this basically put layers on ...
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Is there a way to set transform units to pixels in Photoshop CS6?

I have a lot photos which I need to crop into 1080px wide x 1920px high. I've set up an action that first unlocks the layer, changes the canvas to 1080px x 1920px and the transforms the image with a ...
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JPG image colors change when opened on Illustrator/Photoshop

I have logo which format is .jpg. That's the only logo file that my client has provided me. Now, when I open this file on Illustrator or Photoshop, it suddenly change its colors. Here's what I mean; ...
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Difference between PSD paths and AI paths

Bit of a noob question, but I've only recently discovered Illustrator. I've always worked with Photoshop to edit images. Can anyone tell me the difference between paths created in PSD and paths ...
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What's the best way to import to InDesign from Illustrator & Photoshop

I'm illustrating a book. I'm using Photoshop to add effects, my text is in Illustrator and all of the illustrated pages live and will print from InDesign. My book size is 10.25 x 10.25 inches, and all ...
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Reduce size of image reduce quality. why?

Everything in the picture is clear. lower quality for increasing size of picture is acceptable Because the new pixels must be created but how about reduce size of picture? why? and does it ...
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How to price for global packaging rights [duplicate]

I've searched all over Google and couldn't find a suitable answer so I thought I'd go to the source. How would you go about pricing for global packaging rights on illustrations you create? Pricing for ...
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Photoshop: Is there any analog of the GIMP's Rect Select Tool “AUTO SHRINK” feature?

GIMP has a very useful feature for the Rect Select Tool: "Auto Shrink". It shrinks the rectangular selection to the rectangle of a smallest size which still contains all NON-TRANSPARENT PIXELS of the ...
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Importing EPS to Adobe Photoshop adds stroke around the objects

I have created an object using Adobe Illustrator and when saving as EPS file and opening it on Photoshop, I see all these white stokes around them: if I save it as PNG and open it with a photo ...
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Why two documents with same dimension but different resolution has different view size in photoshop?

please look at these pictures. i couldn't figure out, why this happens?
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Quickly change a photoshop layer's position in stack to right before another layer

Sometimes you need to move a layer to right before another layer in the Layers panel, I usually do that by Drag and Drop, but it's not that efficient if a large stack with hundreds of layers, ...
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Free resource for royalty business graphics [duplicate]

We require graphics for business websites such as office equipment, buildings. Just really nice free image graphics and icons. So these free resources exist or are they all paid now?
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Automating the reizing of different size images to a 300px by 200px image size

I have various size images, some tall and wide others wide and tall, all with different image dimensions. Is there a platform where I can dump all these images and they will be resized to fit into a ...
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Save Photoshop swatches with PSD?

Is it possible to save a swatch library as part of a PSD file? I want to open PSD files and have my color palette in place. Seems very logical to me.
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Why is image size becoming larger after cropping it in PS?

I am using photoshop to crop Youtube preview images like this one, which is a .jpg file, the url being "http://img.youtube.com/vi/g-LvhmaHEWA/0.jpg" Originally it is 480*360 and about 25k on disk, ...
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I want to change a massive amount of smart objects that are in groups and have effects on them. Stumped

I have a screenshot to help in the process please refer to the screenshot for the labels I've referenced: Folder #1 is the original smart object(#1.psb as an example) with two folders below it with ...
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Trying to realise my goal (a new way of thinking) [closed]

I'm trying to find the fastest way, to draw on a high-end level. I am decent in Photoshop, but find myself using a lot of time with details and cleaning up my drawing. So I started to research and I ...
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Which version of Photoshop should I use? [closed]

I want to learn photoshop, I'm a web developer/designer. I want to know which version of Photoshop can I install in my system, so that it can run smoothly without any lagging.
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How can I reduce exaggerated wrinkles in a person's profile image with Photoshop?

I'm looking for a quick method for reducing wrinkles in an image. Specifically for images that weren't taken professionally. So ones with highlights and shadows all over the place making it difficult ...
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Photoshop artboards navigation without zoom out?

When I navigate to another artboard, the document zooms out to fit the window. I have to zoom in to 100% again, then scroll to the top every time. Is there a way not to zoom out when doing so? ...
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Remove Hyphen (-) From Text in Photoshop

How do I remove the hyphen (-) from paragraphs of text in Photoshop. It happens when a word is split between two lines.
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What is the term for the big background that the canvas lies on in Photoshop?

The title says it all. What is the dark part that extends beyond the image called?
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How to convert photo into pantone for spot printing?

I need your help please of How to convert an RGB/CMYK photo into spot color pantone in channels? And if there are different methods, I would really appreciate providing them.