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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.
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Photoshop CS6 - How to stop Round Shape merging colors with background [duplicate]

This seems like a simple issue and I found dozens of answers around this site and the web, but none of those has fixed my issue. I'm trying to add a shape with rounded corners. I want the colors to ...
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How to Design a 3D Ball/Sphere Texture [closed]

I was given the task to design a texture for a ball, a spherical object, but I have no idea how to accomplish this with Photoshop or AI. How do I begin the design process in Photoshop, AI, or 2D ...
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Faded Color Prints

When I print from Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, etc. the colors are completely washed out. When I print from a PDF or from the web, they look fine. Anyone know anything? Print Settings: ...
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Photoshop plugin for drawing flow charts

I'm looking to add diagram functionality to Photoshop - specifically, the "sticky" functionality where if you draw two boxes and then connect them with a line, when you move a box, the line redraws ...
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How to edit text in psd or ai file without photoshop and without illustrator?

I have two files from the graphic designer: psd file and ai file. How can I edit the text? I don't have photoshop. Thanks
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What would you call these illustrations' style? Minimalist?

They differ quite a lot from the usual flat design minimalist trend, but is still quite a common style? What kind of techniques are being used here? ... and would using Illustrator or vector drawing ...
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What is this layer effect and how is it created? [duplicate]

I have been looking on the web for how to do this and also searching on Photoshop, but can't get the solution. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.
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How do I display, but not print a layer in photoshop? [duplicate]

Is there a way to make a photoshop layer display but not print. (It's a border that I want to see but not print.)
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Two color gradient with hue/saturation over image [duplicate]

How can I create a gradient over image in Photoshop without changing anything on the image itself, but so that gradient works as hue/saturation (or something similar)? For example if I have a picture ...
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Matching printed images to what is seen on screen

I'm working with colour images that I have changed to black and white, and have altered the contrast of by playing with the different colour channels. My aim is to achieve the same tonal difference ...
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Converting PSD To AI For Printing On Clothing

I'm wondering if it is going to be a problem for me having my graphics artist doing all my graphics for my T-Shirts in Photoshop? He says it's more of a natural art feeling for him to do it in ...
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I need help lowering the storage size of a PNG [duplicate]

I'm trying to upload a geofilter for snapchat (it's a PNG btw) and I used photoshop to make my filter, the end result was 689kb but I need it be 600kb MAX. Is there any way I can lower the storage ...
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How to add padding around images from PS Generate Image Assets [duplicate]

I have a layer in Photoshop CC with Generate -> Image Assets checked. The layer is named: 25px x 25px icn_settings@1x.png, 50px x 50px icn_settings@2x.png, 100px x 100px icn_settings@3x.png The ...
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PhotoShop: How to delete a selection after you're done with it

I use the pent tool to make a shape, then right click make a selection, I fill in the selection with the colour I want. Great perfect no problem. Now say if I want to go to the stamp tool and work ...
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How to stop Photoshop CC from snapping to other elements?

I'm trying to move elements around on the grid, but Photoshop CC keeps trying to snap to other elements in the image. I've tried turning off View > Snap and then turning on View > Snap To > ...
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How to create a circular badge with lines as spokes? [duplicate]

I need to replicate this look. How would I go about doing so in either Photoshop or Illustrator?
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Desktop, Tablet and Mobile Phone Best Pixel Size for Artboards in Photoshop

I activated the Photoshop Artboards and I'm starting to use three, one for desktop, one for tablets and the other one for mobile. The problem is that until now I've always used 1366x700 for desktop ...
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creating textured image using adobe photoshop

How can I create a texture effect similar to this image using photoshop? there seems to be more than one effect here. i've tried using noise. but could not manage to achieve the grainy effect. how can ...
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How to cut a part of image in photoshop?

I need to make the following image in Photoshop cs6 : What I did is made two circles, one with light green color the second with dark green color as: Then I covered light circle with the ...
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What is the tray below window menu called in photshop cs6?

What is the following bar/tray in photoshop cs6 called?
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CMYK Droplet (batch convert)

I would like to know if someone can share a clear step by step process to creating and saving a RBG to CMYK batch process, then create a droplet for it, have the droplet on my desktop so I can simply ...
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Performance flyer

i have a flyer i have to make for a play and I'm using photoshop. I'm trying to put a layer of a lady on a stage in the 2nd to front layer, the title in the 1st layer, and a blown out transparent lady ...
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Editing Photoshop layers in Sketch

Can I edit Photoshop layers from a PSD file in Sketch? If not, is there a way to import a PSD into Sketch?
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Photoshop cc, how to create a layer in exactly rectangle size?

after drawing a rectangle, photoshop CC create a new layer containing it. However, the layer size is the canvas size, not the rectangle size, showing as following image. However, I want my new layer ...
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Trying to punch a hole in the white circle [closed]

I cannot punch a hole in the white circle, even when I create a layer and hide it. What should I do? See here:
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Why is my PDF displaying documents at 72dpi?

I created a file in Photoshop with a resolution of 300ppi. However, my PDF keeps producing a file that consists of what is much smaller and more like a 72dpi image. I triple checked my resolution ...
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Photoshop: How to prevent exported images from being centered

In Photoshop CC 1.2 I am using the Quick Export as PNG option on an Artboard. My artboard is larger than the image it contains. I would like the image to keep its position relative to the artboard ...
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How to create my own filter in photoshop?

I need to be able to do very specific stuff like : -inside the selection, select pixels that have a color saturation above a treshold X, -then replace those pixels with the average pixel that have a ...
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How to create continuous flat shadow of text in photoshop?

I know this is super easy to do, but I can't find a way to drop this type of shadow thing in photoshop. Something like this: Can anyone help to achieve this type of text effect shadow? I ...
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Width and height of every element is shown 100% in photoshop CS6

I want to know the width and height of a rectangle in a Photoshop CS6 design. When I select it's layer and press Ctrl + T it's width and height both are mentioned 100%. The problem is with every other ...
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How can I use the same smart object several times in the same PSD

I am using a smart object in my PSD file that I duplicated 3 times. When I update the smart object by saving the others don't change. The objective is when I update one smart-object the others will ...
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How to calculate and obtain the right colour for an object I'm designing [duplicate]

I find it very difficult to choose the right colours for my graphic design. I am very bad at colour combinations. I find all the service oriented companies to be using blue a lot. I find all the ...
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Transform sheet of paper [duplicate]

I'm trying to do a sheet transformation as on the attached image without loosing the quality of a pattern (dotted), I've tried Transform -> Wrap (AI CC2014) but transformation I got too far from ideal ...
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Merge two layers with transparent BG in Photoshop

I have two layers in Photoshop. Layer one has Soft Light blend mode and 50 % opacity, and layer two has normal blend mode and 100% opacity. When I merge these two layers, color of the picture on ...