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The preview of color selection in Photoshop 2014

How to enable the preview of a color selection (font color, fill color and etc) in Photoshop 2014? As you can see at the image, there is not the preview of a color selection. To ensure, that my color ...
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PHOTOSHOP/WACOM- Is there a way to assign different tools to different styluses?

I have two Wacom styluses. Is there any way to assign them to different tools/brush settings in photoshop? For instance, Stylus 1: Assigned to brush tool Stylus 2: Assigned to smudge tool or ...
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Importing textures into Photoshop CS3

I am using PS CS3 and have recently imported a ton of textures using an action. When the textures saved, they all took the same file name as the first opened texture (wood1=wood1, wood2=wood1, wood3=...
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Adobe Photoshop 2015 path fill troubles

I'm trying to fill a path but its filling everything around it instead of the actual path, I've already filled in multiple paths before it and they worked fine
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Smart Object and Photoshop 3D Extrusion — Unwanted Rounded Edges

So, I have a logo that is a Smart Object brought in from Illustrator My issue comes when bringing it into Photoshop and 3D Extruding it, I start to get a lot of wonky corners and edges on some of ...
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Shapes are not clean from Illustrator to Photoshop CC

New problem since I use Creative Cloud: I divide a shape with pathfinder in Illustrator. Path seems clean, no problem. I copy the shape in Illustrator and paste it in Photoshop. A small hairline ...
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It is possible to fill a path with some part of my image?

I have really cool hand made lines on my image and I want to clone them going in different directions. Right now I'm using the clone tool's rotation property, but this is very tedious (I have to set ...
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How do you create a 3D pie chart which maintains the same colour properties throughout the entire extrusion for each segment in Photoshop?

How do you create a 3D pie chart in Photoshop CC which maintains the colour properties of each segment in the extrusion layer? Currently it is grey as standard or you can add a block colour to the ...
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Manually creating pixel perfect assets

If I have a 20x20 px icon and use an asset generating script to generate 1x, 2x and 3x assets for Apple devices, I would get the assets in the following sizes: 1x = 20x20 2x = 40x40 3x = 60x60 ...
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Shortcut not working for me

In my old (now quite old) Photoshop 7, I could hold down the command key and click on a layer and the active pixels on that layer would be selected. Now I am using Photoshop CS6 and the command key ...
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Photoshop CS6 transparency issue

I have edited a photo in Photoshop CS6. I made a selection of the image using the quick selection tool and then refine edge. After this I select inverse and delete the background. After saving my ...
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PS: How to change a vector shape and maintain dimension?

Working with vector shapes in photoshop CC. Program notice me that that my scratch is full, because I made shapes too big and „eat” all my hard memory and also my RAM. I tried to change the shapes ...
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Photoshop cs6 messes with cs5 gradients?

I've got this .psd file that I created in photoshop cs5 that had some semi-transparent radial gradients. When I open the file with photoshop cs6 these gradients suddenly become very blocky and show ...
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Photoshop opens finder window when export file completed?

I'm using Photoshop CC 2015 and when I export a file or "Save for Web", Finder opens the folder where I saved the file. This sometimes is annoying. How can I turn it off? Thank you for any help.
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How to make an action that saves the opened psd as a jpeg in the same folder

The action should save in the same folder as the opened .psd file. So far the action I recorded only saves into folder I save during while recording.
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Photoshop 3D texture resolution

When I attempt to assign a texture larger than 2048 to a mesh the texture image appears as 2048 in 3d view. Seems like Photoshop displays a lower resolution version of the texture image for ...
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Why does Photoshop have a horizontal scrollbar on narrow but long documents and how to disable this?

I mostly work with narrow & long documents in Photoshop. My screen width is 1920px and canvas size in Photoshop is around 1500 px. Which means that at 100% zoom, canvas is narrower than my screen, ...
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Letter construction in Photoshop

I am experimenting with some logo creation, using my own text letters instead of fonts. Does anyone have any pointers when it comes to creating the letter "S" for the text "Snackway"? I've tried a ...
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Set default magnification of the Photoshop CC to 200%

Hi Designers and Photoshop experts! I have recently bought Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina. Everything that I use to open in my Windows Photoshop is seems smaller on my MacBook. If I zoom it to 200% ...
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Photoshop Text Dipping In Line - Can't Fix

I'm having this problem with text in photoshop. On this line no matter what text or what font I use the text will dip in the middle. It can be seen between the 'X' and 'A' in 'example' The strange ...
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Create a shortcut for the existing key combination not in Photoshop menus

Existing shortcut key to activate one layer up or down is Opt+] or Opt+[ But these key combinations are not in the Edit/Keyboard Shortcuts menu so I can not allocate them to my preferred keys (eg. Q ...
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Translating Photoshop and Illustrator files for multilang. versions

I'm having about 500 .psd and .ai files that I want to translate so that I have multiple language versions. Are there any tools inside AI/PSD that allow to assign multiple languages to a text layer? ...
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How recreate this style of text effect in photoshop?

I've already tried to recreate this by manually cutting 6 sets of the same text up and rearranging them, however i wondered if there was a better and more calculated method for achieving this effect ...
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Full list of file extensions that AdobePhotoshop CC can work with

I need a complete space or comma separated list of file extensions like *.jpg *.png to do simple automation task for adobe photoshop cc. just one string data should the best. The task that i try to ...
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Generating “String” SVG Data from photoshop

I am new to photoshop, switched from GIMP. In GIMP, you could do this: Selected the image and convert selection to path. Then Export Path and it would give an SVG file which when opened with notepad ...
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Photoshop CS6 Scripting - Manipulate Transform Reference Point

When scripting the Photoshop CS6 Transform, you can set the center to rotate or scale around a point by specifying the AnchorPosition enum, such as AnchorPosition.BOTTOMCENTER for the bottom center, ...
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How can I preserve the canvas size of my Photoshop libraries items when there are clipped items that are larger then the canvas size?

How can I preserve the canvas size of my Photoshop libraries items when there are clipped items that are larger then the canvas size? Context: In Photoshop, you can add items to a library, allowing ...
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Change file names for embedded smart objects?

I'm using a lot of smart objects in Photoshop to mock up different states of my UI design. When I first created these smart objects from series of layers, the objects took on names like "ui element ...
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Layer transparency with no styles or blending options

I have a layer used as a black-transparent background for a pop-up. The thing is that I wanna know how this layer it's done because it has opacity and fill 100%, no styles, no blending options, no ...
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How do I apply a saved colour to a shape or text?

I will often have a set colour palette for a project, so this week I decided to get organised and save the colours as swatches so I can reference them exactly. Usually this is when I'm choosing the ...
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Is there a way to 'Place/Show/Import/Extract/Convert to Layers' on a smart object or linked object once it has been placed in Photoshop?

Is there a way to 'Place/Show/Import/Extract/Convert to Layers' on a smart object or linked object once it has been placed in Photoshop? Context: In Photoshop Libraries, there is a function Place ...
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How to Keep Image Quality with Adobe Photoshop CC Crop Tool?

If I am using the CC crop tool on a higher resolution photo, say 5000px W x 3337px H @ 300 pixles/inch, to crop down to 390px W x 500px H @ 72 px/in, the photo after the crop looks bad. It has jagged ...
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converting png to jpg using imageprocessor

I want to convert png to jpg using imageprocessor. but all empty area are filled with black color. how can I change the color? I remember in that past it filled with white. but I don't know why now it ...
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Batch place images into fireworks grid

Say i have a canvas size 1480px X 790px. I have the the canvas divided up into two sections 740px x 790px grid-1 and grid-2. The images are named 1-1.jpg 1-2.jpg. Is there a way to program image 1-1....
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How to create a sprite for cube

I created a cube using Hexels and imported it into Photoshop. The challenge I am having is how to create a running sprite with it. I tried using Spriter Pro but noticed no pivot point that would help ...
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Tracking in photoshop vs LBearing and RBearing

I wish to modify the spacing in a font such that it matches the look in photoshop. In photoshop I have set the "tracking" to be 200. In FontForge (fonteditor), I can only modify LBearing and Rbearing. ...
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Is there a way to make the eraser side of a Wacom paint in black instead of erase?

I'm creating a pixel sprite sheet and so I'm working with indexes. I've got a nice setup with my photoshop so that absolute black will not appear so that I can get sharper edges. With this setup, it ...
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Using an action to apply color overlay

In brief, I need a way of applying a layer colour overlay with dynamic values in an action. This is a hard one to describe but I have three source theme files which have many layers which correspond ...
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Regarding Photoshop Script; 'Exporting Layers Inside Selected Group.jsx'

This is the script file, which was supposed to save all the layers separately in one group, without altering the layers outside that group. And the raw code. // Name: Export Layers Inside Selected ...
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How to create a color palette for more than 1000 images?

I need to create a color palette for more than 1000 images. I use actionscripts for creating color swatches in Photoshop, but It's uncomfortable way for getting palette. May be someone knows plug-in(...
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Terrible 3d extrusion even after rendering / Photoshop

so basically ... during the repair process ... which I guess theres no way to turn off, photoshop adds this terrible gray 'repair' stroke in sharp and/or thin areas. i understand its trying to help ....
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Photoshop - How to add texture to a 3D object retaining the original colours of the texture?

I tried to add custom material a 3D сuboid. Below is a screenshot of three stages of adding custom material to the face of a 3D object: the original material with the Shine, Reflection, Roughness ...
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Rectify curved text with Adobe Photoshop

Any tools in Photoshop CS3 to rectify a circle curved text so that it will be suitable for OCR after that? I tried Wrap and Skew, but it consumes too much time and result is far from decent.
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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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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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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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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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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 ...