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Creating a Selection in Photoshop with no Feathering or Anti-aliasing

EDIT: TL;DR I can't get rid of anti-aliasing and/or feathering, even though they are disabled. Some visuals, so you can actually see it happen... First this is me trying to erase, clicking madly; ...
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Cookie Cutter for Text Box Creation

I have a design where I am adding text on top of butterflies. I have been using this technique to create a custom text box shape. Although given the complex shaping of the butterflies this is taking ...
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Photoshop: change colour of animal fur

I'm trying to change the colour of animal fur to make it look natural, as if the fur has actually grown/been dyed that colour. I've tried a colour layer with various blend modes, hue/saturation layer ...
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Actions in Photoshop

I recorder action sequence and toggle dialog window ON on file savings to change a saving file folder. And every time I saving .jpg file it add a "copy" word at the end of file name. How to prevent ...
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Add a conditional line to existing script

I've got this script from an earlier question and answer (specific resize layer action) Many thanks to SQW! (function (){ var startRulerUnits = app.preferences.rulerUnits; ...
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Make text look like it's part of icon

I'm trying to create a 'Delete History' icon. Here's how it looks now: There are two problems: 1 - I feel something doesn't look right. 2 - How do I get "History" to look like it's there, and not ...
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How do I find out why there is a discrepancy between pixel measurement in Photoshop and code? [closed]

I created a design spec in Photoshop that called for 50 px of padding between two rows. When the developer sent me a screenshot of the requested design in code, the 50 px was way too large. What could ...
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How can I create a realistic 3D texture in Photoshop or Illustrator

Does anyone know how I can create this kind of texture in Photoshop or Illustrator ? I've tried the Bevel & Emboss filters in Photoshop (and drop shadow, inner shadow etc.) and also the 3D ...
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Adobe Photoshop CS6: 32bit vs 64bit

Is there a difference in functionality or performance of running a 64bit Photoshop CS6 on a 64bit system (e.g. Windows 10 64bit), compared to its 32bit version? Has anyone noticed any noticeable ...
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Photoshop Pen Tool fills outside of path

When using the Pen Tool in shape mode, the shape is filled outside of the path instead of the inside. How do I make the Pen Tool fill the inside?
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Remove the Numbers from file name when using Photoshop : File > Layers to Files

Ive got a PSD with multiple files that need to be exported all at the same size and quality for a presentation. For this i have each image on its own layer and use File > Layers to Files I pre name ...
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What's the relationship between color spaces and color profiles when working in Photoshop?

What's the relationship between a color space document and the color profile of a image or layer included in this very same document? I don't get how they work together, I was told that my exported ...
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Remove lines from transparent edge of compressed png. image

I'm using Photoshop to save illustrations with a transparent middle as a compressed png. file (18% of the original size). When compressing, thin grey lines appear around the transparent edge. These ...
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Is there a way to change the Photoshop Alt + Right-click-drag brush size hotkey?

Since CS5, we can use Alt + Right-click-drag(I'm currently using CS6 on win) to change brush size and opacity. But it is not good enough for a tablet pen. While I release the right-click button on my ...
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How do you get this overlay effect on Photoshop? [closed]

I'm talking about this logo I'm trying to make something with the same effect. I've tried a few things but can't really find the right mixture of what is used, the overlay just looks great on the one ...
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Adobe Photoshop Paintbrush won't paint on new layer in cyan channel

A client had me do a flyer and newspaper ad for his car show. He was happy. He also wanted a T-Shirt. We redid the CMYK design in coarse halftones for silkscreening. I don't like the way it looks. ...
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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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What materials would I need to start Graphic design [closed]

I have gotten a new found interest in Graphic designing ever since I learned what it was about. So any ideas for what a rookie should buy to get started? (besides Photoshop)
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Need to erase the stroke between start & end points of a path in Illustrator

I opened a PSD in Illustrator. The file has a path in it, but when given a stroke, it joins the ends of the path, which I do not want. I do not want a closed stroke, instead I want an open stroke.
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Keeping Margin Space from a PDF when Editing in Photoshop [duplicate]

I am trying to edit a PDF in Photoshop. I want to keep the white margins on the page, but each time I pull the PDF into Photoshop, it automatically crops to the size of the image on the page. I ...
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Photoshop RGB is not accurate

I want to change the color to a shape, I have a serious problem, colors does NOT match with the original color (photoshop makes colors lighter): Original color: Photoshop color: On the other ...
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Is it possible to align images in certain pattern?

I want to fill a triangle with small icons of house. I want to create something like this- Is it possible to do this in Photoshop or any other software or I have to do it manually?
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Is there a resource that can analyze image files and provide measure of luminence, saturation etc. automatically?

I know that several of these values can be derived through photoshop, but it seems like it would need to be done manually for each image file. What I'm interested in is a resource that I can give ...
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Is there a way to get precise coordinates for Photoshop object anchor point

When modifying the anchor point of an object, is there away to get the coordinates of the anchor point either relative to to the object coordinates or to the global coordinates ?
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Making PNG backgrounds black instead of transparent

I'm working in Photoshop CS5. I have 800+ layers in a PSD file with transparency in them, and I want to export them all individually to JPG (or PNG if possible) - I have this straightened out, but I ...
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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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PS: Press ctrl to see related position of the layers

I am using PS CC 2015 On my windows 10 machine. When I press "ctrl", some guidelines will appear indicating the distance between the selected layer and the layer to whom the mouse is pointing, as you ...
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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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Critique: Balance titles on poster design

I'm designing a poster for a lecture about hostage negotiation. It's a dark, glitchy design, with lots of information on it. I think the title looks OK but I can't seem to balance the rest of the ...
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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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How are these full-text images/designs made?

I've seen a few of these around and I love the effect. I'm a developer, but proficient with basic Photoshop. I've played around with masking an area and entering the text within but it never ...
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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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Scaling art for a banner [duplicate]

I was asked to do a large banner with the size of 46in x 81in and the only other information I was given with this project is that it would be printed at 300dpi. What size and resolution document ...
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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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Want to print HQ one image as (9) 8.5 x 11 sheets

I have an image that has been sitting on my computer for a while. I want to cut this image into 9 smaller images, severed into 3 columns of 3 rows. I have tried using Easy Poster Printer, however the ...
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Preparing PDF file for black and white offset newspaper print

The print shop is asking me for a PDF in CMYK colors even though they will use only black ink for printing. My pages are originally laid out in color. Should I simply convert the page to grayscale ...
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How do you join many PNG images adjacently in Photoshop CS6

I'm new to photoshop and this commmunity. I have 25 images in PNG format, grayscale, 2100 x 2100 pixels and ~50 KB in size. Is there a way to merge the images consecutively in a single PNG file ...
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What is 16bit color mode in Photoshop?

I am wondering when creating a new document in Photoshop about the color mode options. If you choose RGB Color there's another option via a drop-down which you can chose 16bit. When I create a 1300px ...
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What's the best way to locally dim light sources in Photoshop?

For example, on this image, how to best reduce the brightness of the lanterns on the temple ground without dimming the whole photo?
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Photoshop: How to select multiple anchor points without affecting another shape?

How can I click+drag to select multiple anchor points on a shape without activating the shape behind it? Currently, I must first activate the desired layer, then begin the click+drag off the ...
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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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How do I make an image look dark in Photoshop?

Can anyone give me an idea of the filter used on this image: What I have tried 1) Add a black layer above my image and set the opacity to 60% - this darkens the image. 2) On the image itself: ...
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Remove alpha from Photoshop layer [duplicate]

I'm wondering if there's an solid way (not a hack) to remove transparency from a photoshop layer? I know the usual, hacky way is to duplicate and merge a layer around 8 times or more to reach a fully ...
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Path Fill Not filling up Selected Space Photoshop CS6

I'm new to photoshop. This is my first time using the pen tool to draw the path below, but when I use paint bucket it's not filling up the spaces inside the path I have drawn. It fills up some space ...
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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 ...
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bringing cad docs to photoshop

I am using auto-cad civil 3d 2016 and working on files with high mb's to be specific, i am working on preparing corridor for a railway alignment of 600 km in which i have to place contours, roads and ...
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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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I want to make a border help!

I have a picture with a border, I want to cut the center out and just keep the border to put around another picture. Using Adobe Photoshop CC. Ive tried cutting out the middle with a rectangular ...
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Why won't layer styles render correctly? (CS4)

Been trying to search for an answer online for quite a while now but can't seem to find anything new. I'm familiar with layer styles and I've been merging them down to rasterize a layer, but for some ...
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GIF - How to create a colour-filling translation effect inside a logo

I would like to create a loading icon that show the app is loading the page. I would like to use our logo and animate inside the logo a vertical translting fill like here: ...