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Does anyone know a good way to preview website psds on desktop?

Does anyone know of a good live desktop preview tool for when you're designing websites? I've noticed when I'm designing websites, the elements can come out a bit too large since in Photoshop, I'm a ...
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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, ...
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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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Image quality loss with size reduction

I'm trying to make the images on my website smaller in their px dimensions, but I'm having issues with quality loss when I resize them in Photoshop (I first tried “Bicubic Sharper,” then all other ...
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iphone icon sizes compared to on photoshop

I noticed the apple guidelines mentions that app icons are 120x120 but when I go to something like photoshop or fireworks to see how that looks like, it looks much bigger than that. Anyone know why?
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How to save small png files (icons) with minimal pixelation?

I've been tasked with creating a bunch of icons for a software product that my company develops. The problem is, I keep getting feedback that the icons are too "pixelated" for them to use... The ...
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What DPI to design at for small label on 4800 DPI printer

I have a printer that prints onto labels at supposedly up to 4800 DPI. https://www.primeralabel.com/lx900_features.html I'm guessing this is mostly marketing. I need to print onto 25mm by 51mm ...
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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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PSD file that only links to other image files but doesn't contain them

In InDesign, when importing external images, the .indd file stays small, and the images are not embedded in it : the .indd file only contains links to images instead. Is it possible to have the same ...
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Embedding a picture in Photoshop without super big size

I'm working on a 300 DPI (print) Photoshop document. I imported a medium quality .JPG file (~ 3 MB) into a layer of the Photoshop document. Problem: the size of the Photoshop file has now grown from ...
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Changing colors in a PDF document? Tried illustrator and photoshop

I have a PDF document with text and basic graphics (squares, circles, thought bubbles, etc.) behind the text. My goal is to change the colors of these shapes. Here's what I've tried: InDesign 5.5 - ...
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Liquid flow/spill effect from bottle

For an upcoming photoshoot, actors will be holding champagne bottles and pop them (with liquid flying everywhere). Since i'd rather not buy 50 bottles and risk getting the studio plus equipment ...
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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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Specifying input for a batch photoshop job

In the next 2 months, I will be helping local artists sell their work on various product types (tees, canvases, hoodies, etc.). They will be sending me high resolution PNG files which I need to ...
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All colors appearing duller in Photoshop - can no longer use full hexidecimal range

I think I must have pressed a hot key combo by accident as all of a sudden all my colours became duller and less bright. If I set them to their most brightest using the colour picker, nothing happens ...
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How to change black to white

I know how to make the background transparent. What I can't find is a one or two click way to change black to white. I ended up having to spend over ten minutes trying to manually change a bunch of ...
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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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Importing animated GIF into Photoshop CC

Is there any relatively painless way to import an animated GIF into Photoshop (CC 2015) and then be able to export a functioning GIF file back?
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Whats the best way to archive projects before revisions? [duplicate]

Working on ads and pleasing your client is hard. Sometimes they will change they mind and would prefer the one you made on the 5th revision when you already revised it 10 times. And changing small ...
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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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Best way to create a gradient/blend like this one?

I'm trying to create a blend similar to the one in the attached image. Would it have a better result in Photoshop or Illustrator, and what would be the best method?
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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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Any tips for creating huge banners? [duplicate]

Ok. So i started collaborating with a company that needs 300dpi photos for printing on walls ceilings floors etc. They are going to need huge stuff like 5 meters, i don't know maybe 8/10 meters. What ...
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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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I am trying to remove the background from the image in PS

I am trying to remove the background from the image in PS. I am new to PS and have tried the Color range option as follows with no luck From the menu Select/Color Range Click on the background ...
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Homogeneous color of object [duplicate]

I am trying to achieve the effect bellow (source: Twitter official blog header image). I have a background color and a few colorful flat objects that I want to bend into the background color like ...
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Action to crop a photo with user input. The batch processing

I'm stumped. All I need to do is open my photo, have the action stop to wait for me to decide where the crop should be (to center the important part of the photo), then close that photo so the batch ...
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Creating vector image using .png in photoshop

I have a project that I am assigned and am unsure how to do it. I'm supposed to redesign a logo by doing a few easy edits to a logo that is already created. I have the old logo in an .ai and a .png ...
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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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Design Style Edits across Multiple PSD files

Is there a way to reconcile design style edits (fonts colors etc) across multiple PSD files? Kind of like a styles palette that syncs with your files?
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Hand-written typography

I'm interested in whats the methods you would use to create a typographic effect similar to this poster (click for larger size) The part I'm referring to the the title "7 Letters".
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Why is my mask in PS semi transparent?

I am trying to remove part of an image, but each time I add a mask, that mask is always semi transparent. Opacity and Fill settings for the brush I am using are set to 100% and blending modes are set ...
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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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Why does Photoshop display slight color differences for the same eps file depending on how it is placed into Photoshop?

I have an EPS (logo.eps). The logo's color is #C34500 (orange). When I open logo.eps in Adobe Illustrator CC and sample the color is shows as #C34500. When I copy/paste the artwork into Adobe ...
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Inserting an image into a shape worked before but suddenly does not

There was a previous question, How to Insert an Image in to an Ellipse and Hide Overflowing Parts? Dom answered the question and I was using that method successfully. However, now some setting must ...
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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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Photoshop JPG background removal without losing tranparency [duplicate]

I have a jpg with a black background and i want to remove the background without losing the transparency of the image this is the image. plz help me thanks a lot
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Get an overview of the fonts used in a .psd (including weight and italics) so I can optimize my webfont import and exclude unused variations?

When converting a psd to web, it can be tedious to figure out which variations of the font that I'll need to include as a webfont. Currently I just take note of the font as I come across it, but it'd ...
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How to make a subtle ambient abstract art/effect

I'm trying to make a subtle/ambient/abstract background like the following: I am not sure what the style is called, any instructions on how to make that background effect would be much appreciated. ...
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Select pixels brighter than X in a BW photo in Photoshop

I would like to select areas which are brighter than X (X is determined visually). Select -> Color range -> Highlights selects very bright areas, but it has no adjustments and it doesn't ...
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How to get current text color in Photoshop?

I am working off of a psd mockup to put together a page. I have been using the eyedropper tool to get text colors, but I suspect there's a better way to do this, since I believe the eyedropper might ...
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How do i change the font type of an existing text in a image?

I have certain text in a image and i would like to change the font type to a specific font type such as Sans for OCR processing. Can anyone suggest me any software which can help me do that? The image ...
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Halftone Effect (Adobe Photoshop) [duplicate]

Does anyone know how I would achieve this look? Is it just a simple Halftone effect? Website link and screenshot below. Thanks in advance! http://bit.ly/1TXcPbO
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What is an easy way to export thousands of Adobe Bridge thumbnails for a remote collaborator? [duplicate]

Using Adobe Bridge and/or other Creative Cloud software, how can I export thumbnails with filenames, for a remote collaborator? I realize there is a tedious way to do this. I am asking for an ...
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Curves automation in Adobe Photophop (CS 6)

I have some microscopy photographs with different exposures. The grayscale images will be used for comparison next to each other. Currently, to 'normalize' the differences in the pictures I tweak the ...
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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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How to copy a layer's mask photoshop?

In photoshop, I have a layer with a mask. I want to duplicate this mask to then apply it to another layer. How can I do that?
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How can I de-mix/de-blend two colors?

I'm "reverse engineering" a graphics package based on rasterized images to recreate the graphics package as layered components. I have a situation whereby I have two elements, each with some level of ...