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How to create animation like asana load screen - where 3 lines of text are circling?

Stuck on creating a Photoshop animation like asana load screen. initially 3 lines of copy is circling up - moving up. Attached example: ...
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Convert vector mask to shape layer

I have a Photoshop document with many raster layers with Vector Masks applied. I would like to convert these to actual Shape layers. Is there a better (easier) way to do this than: Select the ...
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Photoshop: Tapering objects while transforming will distort images like in perspective. No idea across web so far

Does someone have an idea how to taper and retain y-position of the images? thanks Hannes
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Can you execute a PS action on windows explorer search results, rather than a folder path?

In windows explorer I search a folder for something like image.jpg. Is there any way to apply a photoshop action to the results of this search like I would to a folder of images? Could I plug in the ...
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Is there a way to erase text, but still keep the text editable in Photoshop?

I need to create an image for a client, but they want an editable PSD copy, and for the effect I need to use, I need the text on a portion of the layer to be erased but still have the text be ...
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Is it possible to export a PSD from Illustrator and preserve layer styles and shapes?

I'm testing this new workflow to be able to work in Sketch, export the SVG to Illustrator, do some magic there, and produce the PSD. But I'm having trouble making it export the vector shapes as ...
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Photoshop + Illustrator smart object causing bleeding

I've created an icon in Illustrator with a canvas of 22x44 pixels. I've meticulously ensured that each point in the drawing is snapped to a pixel. Here's a screen capture of part of it: As you can ...
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positioning elements in photoshop with 3d postcard

when using 3d postcard from layer in photoshop, is there a way to save or repeat the same action on other layers. To place the elements at the same place in space ? is there s a way to save the ...
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How to inverse a shape in Photoshop

I have a shape that is basically the inverse of the shape I am trying to make. I have the outline of the shape and a square around it, but what I want is the shape inside of it. What I have: (black ...
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Diference of 1px from illustrator to photoshop

Having a doubt that I can't see anywhere solved. It's about the diference between px in illustrator & photoshop. Let me show you what i mean. 2 equal files (72 dpi etc etc). And 1 shape. In ...
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How to view all layer sizes?

I have received a design as a .psd and a .png file, but the designer has not added the sizes of each header, image, padding, etc. Is there a way to quickly and efficiently see the size of each object ...
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PS Script: How to get color of the Rectangle Shape and Fill Layer

I have some layers in my document, one of them is Fill Layer and others are rectangles. I want to read colors of this layers and put them to an array. I can access layers with ...
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Photoshop CS6: Export data sets as jpg?

just stumbled over this site, perhaps somebody here can be of assistance. I've been creating a large data set to create a large number of separate files with similiar layout. Works great so far, the ...
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is there any script to rename the already existed smart object with the name of its mother file

for eg: box1.psd have (red colored) "ball" smart object and "cat" layer box2.psd have (yellow colored)"ball" smart object and "dog" layer box3.psd have (green colored) "ball" smart object and ...
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How to produce a centered svg when using Extract Assets?

This is the design I have. I want my svg to look exactly like this but as you can see, using Extract Assets shifts everything to the left side. Is there a way I can have this centered on Photoshop ...
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Easy Photoshop action or other Adobe automation to generate stylised stacked images

In my job I need to often showcase screens of our work. I find it's very stylish to showcase images like this one: Beautiful stack of screens Resting iPad screen Is there an easy way to do this in ...
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Exporting ray-traced 3D animation Photoshop CC

I have a 3D logo made in photoshop and I made a basic 3D rotation animation. I ray-trace the object but when I export it, it appears that it's not ray-traced and looks bad. I've tried all the 3D ...
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Applying Blending Options to group doesn’t work as expected

When applying my Gradient Overlay to a group of layers, the gradient doesn’t size to fit the minimum frame of the layers in that group. So for example, a green to red gradient shows up on the group as ...
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Photoshop - extracting a reflection on a car

I have an image in high resolution of a dark black car from side view. The image is real and realistic, so there are some real reflections on the car. My goal is to add a banner of a commercial on ...
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How to Prepare UI to Mobile Developer iOS Android

I'm new in design for ui. I have to do for all resolution iOS and Android. I would like to ask about following questions: Is this correct process? Finish design Do for all 12 sizes resolution: ...
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avoid popup when batch resizing

I am running a batch action on a folder , now i have a action recorded. When i have my "override actions save as commands" unchecked (whiich is what i want) , see screenshot below : SAVE DIALOG I ...
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Centering Text in script in photoshop

How can you center text in a script? I have tried to get it's bounds, use PARAGRAPHTEXT and use the width and height but nothing works well. I've also tried to make the text centered using ...
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How to create a transparent difference (additive?) layer from 2 solid layers

I'm very new to graphic design in general, so I'm not sure if I'm using the correct terms, sorry about that. I have two solid images (A & B) and I want to extract the difference between the two to ...
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Textile design in illustrator

Im designing a print for my swimwear line and I'm using images from an artist. the file prints out sharp when it is opened in photoshop but when i place the image in illustrator and print from ...
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Is there way to use free transform to change shape layer which has clipping image inside intuitively?

Whenever I tried to change size of Shape Layer which contains large image like texture by using free transform, It seems that size of transform area also contains inner masked image too (like upper ...
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Is it possible to create a 100% opaque, greyscale brush in photoshop CC?

I have a greyscale image of a leaf that I'd like to use as a brush. I want it to stay greyscale to preserve the variations in the leaf. I define it as a brush preset, however when I use the brush, ...
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Recording an action to define pattern CS3

I am trying to write an action in Photoshop CS3 to turn a bunch of images into patterns by running a batch. I was able to record an action to get this done, but they all have the same name as the ...
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Extract from Photoshop (psd) to Dreamweaver: Positions of Elements

Let's say I want to import the document created with Adobe Photoshop CS6 (.psd file) to Adobe Dreamweaver CS6. In Dreamweaver, there is a tool which let's to copy CSS styles. However, it copies just ...
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Color difference in assets generated using Retinize It

I'm been loving how Retinize it has totally reduced the time and effort involved in generating assets for iOS. The only issue I'm seeing is that the color of pngs at 2x and 3x are different from 1x. ...
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How to remove colored markings from pdf

I have several pages of documents on white paper. I have numerous colored markings and black markings with ball point made on the paper documents, which I have scanned into pdf files. I would like ...
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How to set adjustment layer to folder layer using Photoshop CS5

I know how to set adjustment layer to folder in Photoshop CS6 and higher but how to do this using CS5 version? It's possible to set it to layer only.
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How to apply path blur equally on the horizontal axis?

maybe you can help me to motion blur an image. The blur should appear from top to bottom and lose speed on its way, until it does not move anymore. The blurred part should be behind the object, as if ...
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can't zero co-ordinates for relative positioning

I created a shape in Illustrator and exported it as a psd. I dropped it into an open document in Photoshop as a new layer. I want to repeat the shape using relative positioning (with each shape on a ...
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Easy way to automatically shift layers when adding new images to a catalogue?

I need an easy way in which to edit a catalogue. I'm working on creating a catalogue for a client that'll have all their products. The problem is, I need a way in which this catalogue will be easy to ...
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Photoshop - How to apply gradient to only part of an image in photoshop

I am trying to create a wallpaper with a white background, and a kind of floating picture/portrait of Robert Heinlein. I have the picture edited down to the parts I want, but its not white, so I want ...
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I am trying to copy an exact gradient onto same size object with a different color. The color got muted

I have 3 shapes. I put a gradient on all 3 of them the way I want it to be. Now I want these exact gradients on these same shapes, in 4 more colors. I tried to do it many different ways, and they ...
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On Retina screen, images saved from PS & AI are large and blurry

Please bear with me on this one, since I get the overall concepts of what's going on here, but I don't understand why I'm getting the results I am. This past month, I started using a MacBook Pro ...
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Run macro for selected layers separately

I wonder if there's a way to run photoshop macro for few selected layers SEPARATELY. For example, I have macro for prepare images to save for web: 1. duplicate selected layer to new document 2. trim ...
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add large dimension sprite sheet in css using step

I have the flash animation and i want to add those animation in website.i have sprite sheet of those animation as png but it have very large dimension width:52000px.How i can make it better.
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Photoshop: same text in several size versions?

Background: I'm building a semi-automized photoshop file for generating App Store screenshots for iPhone 4 and all the way to iPhone 6+. Now iPhone 4, 5 and 6 (not 6+) share the same backgrounds, ...
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Is it possible to batch the same photo multiple times over?

I'd like to move a layer in my photo continuously, and save it in incrementing file names. For example: 1.png 2.png 3.png ... I heard about the batch tool, but that edits multiple photos rather ...
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What would be the best method to join 2 LED light trails in photoshop

For some context the blue lines on the picture below are a rudimentary version of what I would like to achieve. I have tried using the stamp tool, but it is agonizingly slow and results in very ...
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False appearance of quality loss?

I have noticed that the PC version of Photoshop CS5 appears to exhibit a loss in quality whenever an image is opened or when image data copied to the clipboard is pasted onto a canvas. However, it's ...
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How do you use the slice tool in your webpage layouts?

I have used Photoshop for about 11 years and Illustrator for about 5 years for webdesign. But I can hardly remember ever using the slice tool that much. I did try to use it, but the difficulties ...
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After Effects trying to place png behind trap code composition as the background

Trying to place matrix code png or photoshopfile behind the earth that was made with trap code form. When I move the png under the trapped composition the it disappears. Any help would be ...
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Batch change Luminosity in Photoshop

I have about 2000 images with different values of luminosity. I can, of course, open each one and manually change Luminosity until it reaches my desired value (200), but of course when you have 2000 ...
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Strange brush behaviour on Photoshop

When using the brush or eraser tool a strange thing happens that I can only describe as lag or jitter. As you can see from the image the ridges in the mask it should be smooth. To the point when I ...
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Image processing automation

How does Photoshop treat a perfectly square image? Are they considered a Portrait or Landscape. I need to automate some image processing and I need to filter out perfectly square (aspect ratio 1:1) ...
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Layer Comps - Adding new layer to each existing layer comp

I'm using photoshop in the design of complex web apps. I do most of the complex work in HTML/CSS/JS but there are times when photoshop layer comps can show the different stages quite well. The ...
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Photoshop automate copying shapes and changing color

I am currently manually creating a set of cards. The cards consist of 1-5 copies of the same shape, in one of a handful of colors. For example, I have a card with 1 red circle, a card with 2 red ...