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Preserve Photoshop PNG transparent margin from generator

I am trying to create a new color for a drawer icon in AS. The stock one has margin to the right that I would like to preserve since it keeps the actionbar icon from sitting on top of it. When I ...
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How to get GTA type Cartoon Effect In Photoshop CS5?

I'm new to Photoshop and was wondering how to achieve this sort of cartoon effect. I looked everywhere, youtube, blogs and stuff but still non were close to what I'm looking for. Look at the picture ...
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Photoshop Bitmap to Greyscale and Back Concerns

Hello Graphic Designers, Thank you for this helpful board. I have this weird color related print related question. My situation is, I am doing some layout changes of a bitmap black and white comic ...
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Illustrator pen auto-correction on Photoshop

Illustator has a nice effect on it pencil tool : curve auto-correction. When you draw line, it automatically correct your hand, making it more neat and round. Sadly, I don't see this option on the ...
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Need a specific section of a smart object warped

As displayed above, I need to warp one part of a smart object one way, and another part a different way. Any way to do this?
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How to place different sized circles inside a shape

How could I make something like this? I know how to place text inside a shape but not this. Could it be vector and scalable? Thanks
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How to make such 3D border portfolio screen effect? [duplicate]

How to make such 3D border portfolio screen effect in Photoshop / Illustrator? It should take the color pixels of the border and stretch them to make a 3D effect.
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Best 2D animation software [closed]

i just want to ask which software is "best" or which software is mostly used on these 2D animations. example 1. https://dribbble.com/shots/1623679-Open-Close?list=searches&tag=gif&offset=2 ...
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PNG shadow shows as white border on android device

I am creating few icons with Drop shadow blending option in Photoshop. Then I save the icon as PNG with Transparency as 'chekced' and Matte as 'None'. The shadow looks fine on desktop but when my ...
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Will my web site's type in the web browser look exactly as it does in Photoshop?

Are there specific web font guidelines to use in Photoshop files for web design? I am having issues with line spacing and fonts not showing correctly in HTML.
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Different shades of black in Photoshop and InDesign

I'm currently putting together a CD cover, and haven't been working that much with printing, so CMYK tends to confuse me a bit. I'm going to place a logo inside a frame in InDesign. I added the exact ...
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Action for adding a stroke to a shape and stroke should be the same color as the shape

I have a huge number of shapes and need to add an outside stroke to almost all of them. So I am trying to create an action for it. The trouble I'm having is that the stroke should always have the same ...
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How can I remove a background perfectly? [duplicate]

I almost had many problems with background removal, especially when it's about cropping very small parts in a photo (eg: hair), curved areas, and I would love to know more about useful Photoshop tools ...
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How do does one sync file changes in a Phothoshop file exported from Illustrator while maintaining layers

I am creating a website mockup with invisionapp.com, an app that let's you test drive website and mobile user experience with no coding, just graphics. They have a cool feature that allows you to ...
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Photoshop - what version is best for a company new to in-house design? [closed]

Our company does its own in-house design which is fairly new for the company. We are wanting to now purchase a second licence for Photoshop. Which version of Photoshop is best for company design ...
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Create A Depression in an object

I want to create this effect (the second one) using the first one as a source, ultimately to create the last one. I'm trying to learn some stuff, following a tutorial but the guy is using a tool ...
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What are the differences between PSD and TIFF files saved from Cinema 4D?

I was wondering which format is most appropriate to save for print and digital applications? I was originally taught to save as TIFF for print. When I save out a still from Cinema 4D (R13), the TIFF ...
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How to use predesigned gui elements in Photoshop

I have been designing Web and Mobile UI for a while and I have found many resources on pre-designed GUIs on the internet. Is there any way in Photoshop where I can save these GUI and to use it on new ...
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Simple way to give this image a more 3-D effect?

Newbie to photoshop. Any ideas on how to give this image a more 3-D effect? The purpose of the diamond is for art for a game.
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How to match saturation and lighting in two photographs of the same scene

I can't figure out how to equalize the first image so it plays perfectly with the second. I've tried everything. It doesnt seem to involve saturation but rather something with exposure/gamma. I can't ...
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Moving multiple folders' masks at the same time

I've done a Google search and I can't seem to find whether this is possible or not. Is it possible to move multiple folders' masks at the same time? Say in the image below, all the folders' masks ...
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How to remake these lines that follow a circular shape?

How do I remake this image? I want to make the gray, green and blue part. It basically is a slightly altered rounded rectangle. I was wondering how to make it fit the curve of the circle perfectly. ...
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Where should be put a feedback box on a website? [closed]

Is there a special place where to be this kind of section? I have a task to integrate a "feedback box" and I have no idea... Thanks!
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How to achieve a chevron color mask effect in Photoshop?

I was browsing the Strava challenges page and noticed the following design: I like the way the chevron design has a color masking effect on the circles. I imagine illustrator would be a better ...
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Is selective blur (this GIMP's one) available in Photoshop?

Here's how it looks like: http://docs.gimp.org/en/plug-in-sel-gauss.html It automatically blurs blurred parts of image, but preserving crisp edges and contrast. Is it available in Photoshop?
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Creating a molecular cloud in Photoshop

I'm currently teaching myself design and have been asked to create a molecular cloud similar to that in the attached image. I'm seeking advice on how one might obtain a similar result/effect in ...
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How to match scanner output using ICC profiles in Photoshop?

I'm working with people over the internet to scan and document collectible cards. We each have different scanners, so a challenge we're facing is accurately syncing the colors between them. We have ...
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Photoshop plugin to change hue/sat/val by holding a key and dragging mouse?

I'm a beginner digital painter and am looking for ways to make my process more fluid. Ideally I'd like a plugin that lets me change: Hue Saturation Brightness Brush size Brush opacity Brush ...
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Finding original pattern tile size in photoshop [duplicate]

Ive made a pattern from a downloaded tillable texture that I then re colored to suit my needs. I then used this pattern for the background of a website im mocking up in Photoshop, im now done with the ...
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how to split an image with a grid and export automatically every frame of the grid in a single file in photoshop or illustrator? [duplicate]

The goal is to export automatically every frame of the 5*6 grid in a new folder with 30 single files.
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How to save a picture after cropping in Photoshop CS6?

I used Photoshop CS6 to crop a photo and I don't see any way to save the image. Where is there a save button?
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Constraining Curve Angles on Existing Paths

When drawing paths, I can easily constrain the next point to 45° increments by holding Shift. How do I hold these same angles when modifying existing paths? I want to ensure lines that appear level ...
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How to avoid line fade Adobe Photoshop?

In Adobe Photoshop I like like to draw straight lines by clicking on one end point with the brush tool and then shift clicking on the other end. This gives me a nice straight line, but it fades out ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to hide selected layers in Photoshop

Similar to Illustrator, is there something like CMD + 3 that would let me hide selected layers?
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I need some advice on the process of designing window banners for a newsagents

I'm designing a window graphic for a newsagents (what covers the actual window with and advertises what they sell, booze etc), now I've got the sizing, 180cm Height x 170cm width so at first I made ...
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How do I keep my PSDs from getting corrupted? [closed]

It has happened with me lot of times while I am working in Photoshop and suddenly stops, when I reopen my computer I see that .PSD file is corrupted and can't open it anymore. What a waste of time. ...
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How to reduce weight of text underline in Photoshop?

I am editing a web mockup in Photoshop. I have underlined text in the character window to represent a hyperlink. The default underline for my Arial 11 pt text appears to be two pixels tall and I ...
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Photoshop scripting. Get image dimensions to clipboard

Often I save lots of versions of the same image with different dimensions so I usually include them in filename. It pisses me off to go and check dimensions for every document before saving it so I'd ...
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Is there a way to do a perfect background removal on hair?

Is there a way to do a perfect die cut on a person's hair or on dog's fur or others like difficult hair styles? Similar to this:
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How to find font in PSD? [duplicate]

How do I find which layers has a specific font family in a PSD with many layers, groups and several different font families?
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What kind of filter / treatment /lighting / style is done on this photo?

Can anyone help identify what kind of filter / treatment via photoshop was done to this photo? Or is it some kind of lighting treatment? Or perhaps some kind of color grading was done to it? I ...
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How can I get a general line from a bunch of sketch lines?

I made this line work in Manga Studio, and transferred it to Photoshop CS6. I tried the pen tool, but it just doesn't look as good as I would've hoped. Are there any better ways to go about getting ...
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Does Photoshop CC produce CSS for gradients?

Photoshop CC allows exporting CSS. When I try this with a gradient layer, the whole thing is basically an image. I was thinking it would produce complex CSS for the gradient. Is this a limitation ...
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Preventing pixelated edges when merging two images in Photoshop

I used the following setup to take two pictures of the supermoon yesterday. One with the moon properly exposed: and one with the wooden puppet properly exposed (but the moon blown out): I ...
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How do you change a logo to monochrome in Photoshop CS6?

On many websites I see a list Customers they have and their logos where they have all been changed to some kind of grayscale. Logos example More logos with different background I understand it's ...
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Batch resize in photoshop to specific size

I'm running a CS5 photoshop droplet to try and resize images dropped in to resize to the following: 300px wide @ 72dpi. The height can be arbitrary depending on image dimensions. The images I'm ...
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Select all text layers in Photoshop CS6

Before, one could select all text layers by selecting any text layer then Select> Similar layers is this gone is cs6? (see img below) If so, how can I do this now?
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Using the rectangular marquee tool with custom measurement scale

Can one use the rectangular marquee tool in photoshop and specify a size based on the custom "measurement scale" specified in the "Analysis" tool. I want to use it exactly like using the ruler tool ...
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Photoshop Pixelated edges when rotating

Hello there, I have been working on a game lately and have little experience with photoshop. As I am doing animation of the frame in photoshop which has been fine I have all of a sudden come across ...
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How to Set JPG Type as The default save type in Photoshop CS6

Is there any option to save a file only in .jpg file format in Photoshop CS6? Actually I don't want to take any scrolling to indicate JPG mode when I'm going to save or save as an image.