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problems when selecting, save to web

Im in the process of doing my name in photoshop, but i have a problem. I type in my name I use the "free transform" into the size that I want. that being said, I make sure that the "anti-alliansing" ...
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PNG shows strange artifacts when opened with Photoshop CS4

When I open the file below with Photoshop CS4, I see strange artifacts in the image's borders. More specifically, some pixels turn brown. ...
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Smooth, multi-color gradients?

I've browsed around and can't find what I'm looking for. I am experienced in Photoshop and Illustrator both to a certain degree, but would prefer something in Illustrator (scaling vector image). How ...
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How to make a merged layer cut into a background to be transparent

I have two layers in my project. I have one that is the background composed of a picture. The foreground is a merged layer that contained text and two images. What I want to accomplish is to have the ...
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Calculate specific areas size in image

I'd like to calculate what area size share do the brown spots take within the area marked with pink lines. See the image here: In case you wonder what that is - it's an E.coli bacteria colony (don't ...
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How can I mimic this pixelated screen and slightly blurred effect in photoshop?

The top image looks great with header text in the center but with my two tries the text gets jumbled into the background so I tried lightening it so the text would pop more. This is being use for a ...
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Wind effect in outside the text

Is there any way so I get wind effect in outside the text. I already use Filter>Stylize>wind effect but it shows wind effect inside the text not outside the text I want wind effect like this image ...
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how to convert PT to Px in photoshop

I have to convert text format pt to px any Document setting or by how can i change pt to px format for the text
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Sync up photoshop canvas with mobile screen? [closed]

I was wondering if there is a way to sync up my photoshop canvas to my mobile phone so I can see live changes. I usually have it connected with android debugging to preview webpages that I make so ...
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How to create a gradually transparent mask in photoshop from a black->grays->white image

There have been some posts regarding what I describe in the title, but none seem to understand what the aim is. So I'll try to described it further here: I want to take an image, which has in it ...
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“semi-bold” font in Photoshop

Is there a way to adjust a font width between normal and "Faux Bold" in Adobe Photoshop? Or define how thick will be a font while "Faux Bold" is set?
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transparency issue when importing from illustrator into photoshop

I have a document in Illustrator, entirely comprised of vector elements that I want to bring into Photoshop to edit. The top most object is a gradient with transparency and this entire gradient ...
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How do you make such a shape in photoshop?

I have been trying to make stuff I see all over the internet in order to train my photoshop skills , how can I make such shape?
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Is there a way to batch reduce image dimensions by a percentage in photoshop cc? [duplicate]

The files are different sizes but I need them all reduced by 10% in image size overall.
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how to maintain the image quality in browser

I have designed an arrow shape image(100px*25px) in Photoshop. I am using that image in HTML label background. I have written CSS to change image width dynamically.but its sharpness changing when ...
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Close an open path with an open shape in Photoshop CS6

I created a path in CS6, which ends with horizontal lines on both sides. I want to connect them to an (open) semicircle above them, thus the path would be closed. I created a circle (automatically on ...
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Photoshop picture inside another?

If you've seen the Style music video by Taylor Swift I wanna know how can I do the effect where smoke is fading inside her body in photoshop. I am creating an ad and it I wanted to do the same but ...
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How can I resize any image without loosing any quality [duplicate]

Very new to this, but I have an image that is 9.7" × 14.5" and I want to resize it to 9" x 12", I know this will need cropping, but I would love to print it, so wouldn't want to loose any quality. ...
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Image processing automation

How does Photoshop treat a perfectly square image? Are they considered a Portrait or Landscape. I need to automate some image processing and I need to filter out perfectly square (aspect ratio 1:1) ...
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Layer Comps - Adding new layer to each existing layer comp

I'm using photoshop in the design of complex web apps. I do most of the complex work in HTML/CSS/JS but there are times when photoshop layer comps can show the different stages quite well. The ...
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How to make some PSD file not to save as overwrite

Is there anything safety lock like feature for psd file to preserved its original file? I have free mock ups psd file from graphic design community site, I always use them, but some time I ...
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Linking layers/groups

If I have a layer that I've duplicated (and will always be the same as the first layer), how can I make it so that if I change the first layer, it would automatically change the duplicated layer as ...
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How to get consistent color in Photoshop when using the [Print Screen] command?

When I press the Printscreen key and the paste into Photoshop, colors are quite different. I tried to do this with a RGB colors document (8, 16 and 32 bits). How can I ensure Print Screen will ...
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How do I achieve this camera lines effect in photoshop or Ai

If you zoom in this image, there are parallel lines throughout which are used to show a cctv like effect. Tried with various blending options, but in vain. How do I achieve this ?
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Photoshop vs Sketch 3 For app and Web design?

So, I Have been looking into which photo editor to use for app designing and the web too. My only question if I make an app in Photoshop for the phone do I need to re scale it into the iPad size or is ...
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Why is color burn not affecting a white channel?

I am experiencing an unexpected behavior with the color burn blending mode in Adobe Photoshop CS 5 (and CS 6). My understanding of the blending mode is the following ...
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Automate Export to Layers without overwriting

Here is the problem. I have a folder of PNGs. For each PNG, I want to create multiple PNGs with different styles applied to them. My approach was to create an action which creates multiple layers for ...
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How do you ADD banding to a gradient?

There are a million posts on the web about removing banding but I'd like to know how to add banding. I've found some polygonal images and would like to recreate their effect.
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How do you use Apple's new emojis in Photoshop?

I'm trying to get a large version of one Apple's new emojis in Photoshop. I know how to write with emojis in something like TextEdit, but I need the emoji to have a transparent background. I've even ...
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I am looking at the swatches panel in photoshop. I need to find PMS630. There are hundreds of colors. How do I find 630 quickly [duplicate]

how do I find a specific color in the photoshop PMS colour pallette without clicking on every little colored box. I'm looking at the pallette. How do I find PMS 630 in one second?
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How to adjust contrast on multiple images?

I'm using PS6 and I'd like to adjust contrast on multiple opened files. I've found so far only this tutorial, however I couldn't find the appropriate option to adjust the contrast. This suggest me ...
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Help with Large Format Design setup [duplicate]

Working on huge project. lots of different graphics. mostly print and web, but one requirement for our even at a casino in Vegas is for large scale prints. one is a wall wrap other is a billboard. one ...
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How to make a low-quality effect?

these photos look like taken by a low resolution camera, but i think they aren't. so, i want to re-create that effect, does anyone know how to do that?
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Possible to select all visible layers in Photoshop?

Is it possible to select all visible layers in Photoshop, perhaps using a script? I see no way to do so in the Photoshop menu items.
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Quality-loss by resampling an image bigger? [duplicate]

If you have an image you want to make bigger(in realife-size for example for printing), I would use the crop tool of Photoshop with WxHxResolution, use centimeters/inches and then set my ppi. My ...
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I want to make less heavy a big vertical photo without loosing resolution

I need to send a big long vertical photo in a MMS but every time I try, it loose all the quality. The photo is very heavy due to her dimension, how can I make that same photo less heavy without ...
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Photoshop automate copying shapes and changing color

I am currently manually creating a set of cards. The cards consist of 1-5 copies of the same shape, in one of a handful of colors. For example, I have a card with 1 red circle, a card with 2 red ...
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Is there an included or downloadable PS palette that simply displays an image for reference?

Like the navigator but not for an open canvas, just an image needed for reference? It's not difficult to open a preview window behind PS, but I wondered if there was an integrated solution. Also! ...
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automate assembling multiple tiles back into the original big picture

I have multiple, 1024 jpeg tile images that are effectively tiles of a one big image which was split into a matrix of 32×32 smaller ones (each 256×256px). I wonder how could I efficiently put them ...
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Resizing a .tiff file for print on 3M x 4M canvas

I have a .tiff file of an image, it is 17815 x 12426 px and is landscape. I need to print it 3 x 4 metres portrait, it's for a wall vinyl or canvas. The resolution is 500dpi. So if I try to resize it ...
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How to Create a gradual fadeout signature in Photoshop

I want to create a signature line like the attached picture with Photoshop: I asked the photographer who has this signature, and he said following are the steps: basically I created a layer for ...
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Automating smart-object content replacement for list of files

I'm slightly familiar with automating a photoshop workflow, but I'm unable to figure out how to do the following: I have a list of files (numbered 1..100). Next to that I have a spreadsheet with data ...
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How can I create this shape in Photoshop?

I want to create a scalable version of the shape above in Photoshop. I tried creating a path and filling the stroke but that wasn't very smooth. Is there a way of creating this as a vector or ...
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How would you fill past a boundary in Photoshop?

By default, the fill tool in Photoshop with contiguous on, would perform an operation such that the specified colour floods until it touches the detected boundaries. Is there a way of modifying the ...
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PNG files blurry when exported form Illustrator and opened in Photoshop [closed]

I have designed app screens on Illustrator and trying to mock up in Photoshop. When I export from png and place in PS the fonts/imagery looks very low quality etc. I need to make a print leaflet ...
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Photoshop: keeping oversized text within box

I'm trying to type a single letter into a text box in Photoshop, and then to enlarge the letter so that only part of it is visible in the box. At the moment, when I size the letter beyond the size of ...
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Photoshop Scripting: batch replace colors

I'm trying to write a script that will replace the colors of all same-colored shapes, including those on non-visible layers. I am new to Photoshop scripting, but I imagine the pseudocode would work ...
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How do I use Color Dodge and where do I find it? [closed]

I was going to do a filter but when I searched it I found that I needed Color Dodge. How do I get to it and what does it do exactly?
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Selecting Objects in the graphic without having to select the layer first [closed]

In previous versions of Photoshop, I was able to select (with my mouse) objects within a graphics, where I could click and then drag the object where I want to move it. Now I have to select the layer ...
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Why does a JPEGs file size increase after cropping and saving for web in Photoshop?

When I save my image for the web in Adobe Photoshop, the produced jpeg is larger than the original jpeg file. The only alteration done to the image is cropping. How is this possible? I am saving the ...