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How can I use Automate Batch Action of Adobe Photoshop to cut 5px for every image

I have thousands of pictures and almost all have different dimensions and I want to cut the bottom of every image for 5px using Canvas Size and then save it. How can I Automate Batch Process this? ...
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What happened to pasted SmartObjects from Illustrator to Photoshop?

In older versions of Photoshop (before photoshop cc 2015, latest update)the app used to create smart objects from pasted paths out of Illustrator. When I wanted to edit the Paths (double clicking on ...
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Pixelated images and smart objects in Adobe CC suite

I have been using Adobe softwares for a couple of years now and I never had this issue before. Every time I save for web (png), or even pasting smart objects from illustrator to photoshop I get a ...
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How do I recreate this color styling effect in Adobe Photoshop? [closed]

So I'm working on a project and can't quite get the colour overlay effect like in the above image where the orange lays over the newspaper. Any ideas on how I can recreate this technique myself?
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I want to stay on same text layer after using pen tool to created path

I have used the pen tool to create a path. When I select the text tool and place it on the path, rather than setting a point to begin typing, a new text layer is created instead. What do I need to do ...
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Is there any way to identify clipping masks using JavaScript? PS CS5

I'm writing a script that looks for layers with a certain name in a document, and I need it to then check if it has any clipping masks applied to it, and select them all, so that I can merge and ...
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Converting Ai Graphic Styles to Photoshop patterns

Is there anyway to convert Ai graphic styles for use in Photoshop as a pattern? or swatch?
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Photoshop layer comps and canvas height

I have a workflow issue. I create a homepage design in Photoshop and save out a layer comp. When I make secondary page layer comp it's invariably shorter. Obviously I can't crop to size, so I export ...
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Is there a way to select part of an image, and crop all that isn't selected?

I'm trying to use photoshop to put an image on top of another. The picture is of some black sunglasses I want to put on a picture of someone. The problem is, the sunglasses are set on a white square ...
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Layer transparency in GIMP

When you create a layer in Photoshop you can create a new layer and select the transparency when you do it. How does one go about doing this same thing in GIMP? I've seen other answers about adding ...
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How I deactivate Alt + Scroll zoom in Adobe software programs?

mates! So I am working on a Mac with Magic mouse. When I am using the Adobe programs (Ai, Ps, Id, no matter, I think it is common for all of them) I accidently hold alt button and move my hand on the ...
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I am creating a gif in photoshop and have a lot of PS files to put in, but these files are in separate layers, can I change this?

To preface I know how to use the animation timeline. I have 200 PS images that I want imported, but they have multiple layers, so for each image I will need to group the layers, this seems tedious. Is ...
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How to change colour across multiple layers in Photoshop CS6

I've seen this type of question asked before, but I've not seen a satisfactory answer: I have a specific colour palette, and I can not stray from it at all; I have a specific green (32,144,24) on 93 ...
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InDesign CC losing quality when importing image

Is it really possible that when you import image to InDesign its quality gets worse? In this case image contains logo made in Photoshop. We are using iMac which has retina screen I believe. What ...
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Creating Social Media Images for News Articles w/ brief info [closed]

everybody, I have recently started working as a social media manager for a website dedicated to bringing news. However, the way they want me to present it is by redirecting the articles on their ...
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Photoshop Generate Assets Shared Layer

Is it possible to use Photoshop's Generate Assets exporting function to create multiple image files that share a common layer, without having to duplicate the common layer? I'd like to create two ...
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Why is there a rounded gray gradient border around my photoshop canvas?

This border just showed up around all my canvases... is there are toggle for this view?
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Unlinking Path Groups in Adobe Illustrator [closed]

I have the following set of social icons as an AI file http://s-icons.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/icon_sets/social_media_icons_pen_sketch_icons_set/social_media_icons_pen_sketch_icons_set.ai.zip ...
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PSD to Xcode for iOS

I am a developer and I have been given a couple of psd files to make a couple of screens for an app. Is there any free way to convert these psd files to something usable in Xcode for iOS Development? ...
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How do I scale an image to fit within a document size of different proportions so that it has an even border?

How do you scale an image of one proportion to fit within another image of a different proportion so that it has an even border all the way around? There must be some area based equation that can ...
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smoother lines in adobe photoshop cs2

I've seen people draw in adobe however unlike my sketchy lines, theirs come out a lot smoother and I mean a lot. I was just wondering how to do this is its a system thing rather then a skills thing. ...
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want paths but stuck on vectors

I have adobe Photoshop cs2 and I would like to use paths(I use the line tool and shapes to do so) and I have before however I don't know if I clicked something but now when ever I try to use the box ...
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Can I warp and keep lines smooth?

I have applied a warp to an image I am making and it has made the lines look very jagged. Is there any trick I can do to make these lines look smooth?
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Where does Photoshop get the pixel ratio from?

I have images that I generate via ImageMagick that are supposed to have a non-square pixel ratio. Photoshop seems to be able to detect that the pixel ratio is not square (I see that there is a custom ...
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Applying scripts to skip repetitive steps (Photoshop)

I am currently working on an image (wallpaper for personal use) based on lowpoly graphics. When creating the lowpoly part, I have created several triangular shapes, covering the part I wish to ...
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Is A Non-destructive Workflow Possible Between Photoshop and Lightroom?

Is it possible to work on an image from Lightroom in Photoshop whilst maintaining a link to the original file so that if I make changes to the original file in Lightroom, those changes will be ...
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Strange squares appear in halftoned PNG image with transparency

I have a strange issue with large, off-color "squares" appearing when I preview a PNG with halftones on a transparent background. This doesn't happen with all images (so far, I've only had the issue ...
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Add a curve to skew in photoshop [duplicate]

I have an image that I have applied a skew to. The effect that I want is that the horizontal top and bottom of the image have a curve to them. I imagine I have to use the pen tool somehow to ...
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How to “rectangulize” an ellipse in Photoshop? [closed]

How do I rectangulize, so to speak, the following image of an ellipse in Photoshop?
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Resizing an image to an exact pixel proportion without getting a squeezing distortion

Here's the issue: I'm trying to upload a drawing of mine onto Society6, they require the image to be specific proportions of 3300 px wide by 5100 px high. Each time I do this in Photoshop and ...
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How to modify corner radius on rounded rectangle in Photoshop?

I develop puzzle game and I want to create grid with smooth edges like this image: How can I make rounded rectangle with corner inside it (the radius with negative sign)? OR Anyone can help me ...
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See two frames in Photoshop at once

I have a gif with several frames in Photoshop. I used to use Fireworks for this and it would let me select more than one frame and one frame would appear on top of the other. Is there anyway to do ...
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Edit multiple layers at once in animated gif

Okay so I downloaded an animated gif from the interwebs. I want to edit this gif and open it in Photoshop. Like I expected there are 481 layers. I want to change the background color :-))) Can I do ...
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Placing 10 photos in each of 5 pages using actions in Photoshop [duplicate]

I have 50 photos and I would like to place them in 5 pages. The five pages have the same locations for the photos. If I place 10 photos on the first page with the desired size of the photo. There are ...
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How to save business card in illustrator to be used in photoshop as mockup?

i have a problem here, trying to design a business card in illustrator and save it as eps to be used in photoshop to create mockup. The thing is, there are bleed line, trim line and safe line. When ...
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Transparent artboard backgrounds in Photoshop

I love the Photoshop artboard feature, however I'm used to seeing the transparent background grid. Is there any way to show this in my artboards in Photoshop? And yes, I know it will still save with ...
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Is there an easy way to make many notes, line graphs, and directions, to PSD's in PhotoShop?

I'm doing a moch design of a webpage I'm building. Upon completion, it will serve as the front page of my hopefully successful website. I'm using Adobe Photoshop and I have the Creative Cloud ...
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Why is my Photoshop Save As window so huge? [closed]

No matter how many times I resize this window, the settings are not retained post quit. It always maximizes in height. Any tips?
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Replace red with black using Photoshop

How can I replace all red with black on the image below, using Photoshop, without damaging the image? Thks!
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how to save layers without sequenced serial numbers

We are exporting layers from PSD using the script command into png format. Each layer has a name and when they are exported and saved, the name is given in addition photoshop adds a sequenced serial ...
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Truck billboard large dimension issue [duplicate]

I need to create billboard for truck trailer. Dimensions of trailer are: 616x101 inch Now.. with Adobe Illustrator I am not able to set this dimensions so my question is.. what format and how big ...
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colors change when copying and pasting from image to new photoshop document

I am trying to cut/copy a selection from a photo I took of a watercolor, but when i copy it (cmd-c and cmd-shift-c) into a new layer the lighter part in the yellow, pink and green turn really grey. ...
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How to define custom shape cut-out with reference to other layers in Photoshop

I saw the following graphic on a website, which I thought was quite a nice way of displaying an app, however, I am struggling to get the effect with the phone displaying on top of the circle, but ...
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Photoshop new versions path

I have a problem! In Adobe photoshop cs3, when I moved a path line holding the Ctrl button on one side, the other side did not move. Since i use Cs4, cs5 and cs5 the other side also changes. How do I ...
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How can i do this shadow and texture in photoshop?

I want do the shadow and texture in Adobe Photoshop. How can I do? Maybe use any brush to try?
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Animating Moving Fog/Mist in Photoshop Image

I am currently working on an animated GIF in Photoshop, and I need to find out how to animate moving fog/mist on the four corners of my GIF. I have the fog/mist already created, but however, I need to ...
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Is this aesthetic done by hand or by editing photographs?

And if so, how would it be done? I'd especially love to learn how the noise/texturing is done as well!
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Photoshop resizing image to a set parameter without skewing

I'm using Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. My boss sent me a slew of poster images that he wants resized, but he doesn't want them skewed or cropped in any way. For example, one of the files is 36" by 24". He ...
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Photoshop CC 2015 - Make anything behind a shape blurred [duplicate]

I have a rectangle shape, nothing added or changed. It needs to be a bit transparent but what I want is that anything that is behind the shape becomes blurred. This means that wehereever I move the ...
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crop marks for print in photoshop

I got really confused with this. I read a lot about this, but yet can't be sure. I'm trying to make A4 document(graphic design work, not text-only doc.) for print. The problem is I don't know who is ...