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New layers in Photoshop CS5 automatically have fx

I started working on a design, with the first few layers using fx. Now every new layer I add has the same fx that the first two layers had. I want to add a simple, basic layer that has zero effects, ...
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Quickly Select and Fill Base Colors

Here's an example video of the kind of selection/coloring I'm talking about Is there a way in Photoshop to quickly select areas in line art, as in the video, and then apply base colors? I've tried ...
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Reproducing f.lux's warm colors

I'm an avid f.lux user and have been for a while. Whenever I'm working on a design, I do it during the day so the yellow tint doesn't ruin my color schemes at night thanks to f.lux. However, I have ...
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Adapting content in different artboards in Photoshop CC 2015

I am working as an Intern and in my company, they use these "Smart PSDs" which allow you to adapt designs to multiple artboards. For example, I put the client's content in the size of 1280X500 and it ...
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Smart object in Illustrator - Photoshop

Does anyone have an idea why when I try to edit an illustration made initially in AI, and placed in PS afterwards, the illustration isn't pixel perfect, so I double click it, it opens in AI, I snap ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I remove transparent pixels from a layer with a different blending mode in Photoshop cc14?

If I have a layer with a white background and I want to remove it, I can often just change the blending mode to Screen or Overlay and it ends up exactly the way I want it. However, I often want a ...
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Web Banner comes out the wrong size?

So my brief was to design a web banner to the dimensions of 1280x600 px at 72dpi. I have already set this when i opened the document in Photoshop however when i sent this to the client they claim it ...
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Trying to fill pattern on Adobe Photoshop CC 2015

I have placed the same pattern, and it was working just fine. Then I went to do the same thing to make another one of my stamps, but the pattern wasn't filling into the space like it was before. They ...
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Why does my Photoshop animation drop quality as it progresses? Does duplicating a layer affect the quality of the image?

So, this is just my second time using the Timeline tool to animate something in Photoshop. The first one was a simple GIF that changed the background. This time, I'm working on another simple ...
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Batch export multiple layers with their embedded smart objects

I have a PSD file that will be used to place a design on lots of different product types (shirts, canvases, hoodies, etc.). I have set up a smart object (that sits on top of each layer for each ...
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Keep last used settings for Photoshop brushes

I'm using Photoshop for painting and almost every painting I do has a different image size. Usually for a single painting I will use four or five different brushes and it can be very frustrating to ...
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Photoshop batch render video: Prevent overwriting files?

I have a large number of videos files I want to render in Photoshop CC 2015 (Windows) using the same settings (e.g., convert to smart object, followed by auto-color, and then a Topaz filter). I ...
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Printing 4785mm x 4000mm problems with Photoshop

I am having issues with a design company printing my artwork. It will be made into a tower (cylinder object) where the artwork will go around and the working canvas they want full size 4785W x 4000H. ...
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Photoshop - Adding Font Sizes to Type Drop-Down

I use font-size 16 and 21 often in my mock-ups and would like to add them to the Type Tool Drop-down. Currently I use Tool Presets (example: Arial, 16, 444) or Ctrl-Shift <> to increase / ...
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transparent background, multiply blend mode

Hello everyone! how I can keep this background in PNG? http://i.stack.imgur.com/9dpSb.jpg when I want to save the image in PNG, does not respect me multiply blend mode http://i.stack.imgur.com/...
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Printing item #s of assessment at coordinates on image

Our coaching and training service provides a variety of assessments online and the output needs to be automated and delivered both onscreen and in printable form via pdf. The point is to show each ...
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Extend ONE Animation Length in Photoshop CS6 Timeline

I am looking for this to be done on Photoshop's Video Timeline Basically, my issue is making two gifs align with each other such that they both run seamlessly together and loop infinitely. Example: ...
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What resolution should I work with in to output to different pixel densities?

Q: What resolution should I be working in (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc) to output for both high resolution displays (retina, etc) as well as standard resolution output (72ppi/web)? My Gut It seems ...
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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 ...