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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How best to recolour white to black while maining structure in Photoshop

What is a good approach in Photoshop to recolor the white to black tones while maintaining the structure of the hairs?
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How to un toggle locked options on panel

Whenever I right click anywhere on the screen it works. Its not my mouse. It appears I have locked it or done something to the panel where the paint brush and all those items are. Is this a glitch? I ...
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Photoshop CC 2015: “Place Linked” -> Target specific Artboard instead whole PSD

I use the "Place Linked" function a lot to keep my files organised. I recently switched to Artboards, so now I have multiple Artboards in a PSD. Is there a way to use the "Place Linked" function and ...
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Clear spot channels percentages in PS for digital printing?

I am setting up a clear spot channel for a file/files that will finish on a digital printer with CMYK+Clear. Is there any way to specify what percentage of coverage each clear spot channel will lay ...
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How can i create new guides every 8 pixels automatically ? [Ps CC]

i need to set up guides every 8 pixels for some custom patterns i'm making. Thing is, doing it all manually via View> New Guide... is excruciatingly slow and it just makes me feel dumb cause is so ...
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How to access pattern library (Photoshop CC)

I have just defined a creation as a pattern but I cannot find where it has gone. I wish to use the pattern in Illustrator as a pattern swatch. I appreciate this is a basic question but I have been ...
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Rasterized letter disappears in PS6

I made a letter into an outline shape in PS6. If I rasterize it so I can work on it, it disappears. How can I avoid this problem?
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How to control Bézier curves' direction lines in Photoshop?

What are the techniques and features for Photoshop to control the length and angles of the direction lines? For example, how to make two points on a line have the same length and angle of the ...
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Type>Area Type Options in photoshop cs6

how can I do « Type>Area Type Options » in photoshop or fireworks ? tool like this picture
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How can I resize PNGs so that an internal selection matches specified dimensions?

I'm using Photoshop, though any image program that can handle this issue and PNGs with transparency I would be open to. I have a multitude of images of picture frames right now, but they are ...
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edit/transform vs edit/tranform path - it works opposite!

If I select an area to transform, in the edit menu it says transform path instead of just transform. I'm not in quick mask mode, but if I change to quick mask, the menu reverts to simply transform. ...
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Prevent Photoshop from adding unnecessary prefix

I am trying to use the Export Option "Export Layers to Files" where Photoshop exports each individual layer to a separate file. You also get the option to enter a custom prefix that will be added to ...
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Saving as PDF in 300 dpi changes the resolution (PHOTOSHOP)

I would really appreciate your help. I 've been trying to figure this out for more than 5 days sadly on different types of software and finally I decided to download Photoshop CC and still no luck. I ...
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How to find and replace color of vector object in photoshop 6 like fireworks?

I'm using Adobe firworks from 4 years. now i switched to photoshop. i'm facing a problem in photoshop how to change the color of all vector objects in only one or two steps. i have tried copy and ...
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How to Batch Export Background Layer in PS or Bridge

I have thousands of tif files that all have different adjustment layers, but all have a background layer in the document. Sometimes the background layer visibility is turned on, sometimes it isn't. ...
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How to use a .GIF in a paste special > into?

Or a similar method. Using Photoshop CS6 and I'm trying to take a gif and paste it into the shape in an already made image, in this case it's a circle. Like how you do paste special > paste into and ...
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Pause/Stop PS Action and Resume Later

Is it possible to stop/pause a Photoshop Action and resume where it left off at a later time? I have an action that adds padding to images and running it to a batch of 50,000 images. Obviously this ...