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Creating nice curves with InDesign

I am trying to create nice looking curves with InDesign, but I can't get a good result using the Pen tool. What I want is something like the curves in the following pictures on top and below the ...
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Transfer Photoshop animation timeline screenshots into After Effects?

I was wondering if anyone has any ideas on how I could best transfer a Photoshop video timeline with screen shots to After Effects? I was creating a gif then it became a huge production of 301 ...
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1px Transparent Border around image after resize in photoshop

I'm not sure what setting or anything has caused this, but when I resize an image in Image > Image Size, the resized image gets semi-transparent 1px border! There seem no obvious settings to cause ...
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PS: Creating a matrix grid/collage of images

Is there a convenient way of creating a grid, or a collage of images, without having to do it manually? Ideally I want a 64x64 square grid of images that are each 100px * 100px. I've seen them done a ...
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Photoshop CS6. Disable pixel grid appearance when selecting pixels

Is it possible, to disable appearance of pixel grid, when selecting pixels (e.g. use of region selection, magic wand, lasso and other selection tools)? I'm work with pixel art, and I always turn this ...
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How do I transfer actions from Adobe Phtotoshop CS 5.1 to the latest version in Creative Cloud?

The question title says it all. I'm not a Photoshop guy myself, but my wife got a new computer and we can't transfer her old CS 5.1 to the new one (lost the disc's) so we're looking at the Creative ...
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Is there a way to get a text value from the user in a Photoshop script?

I'm using a JSX script to export an image to different sizes in Photoshop and I would like to get a value from the user such as to let them type in the file name. I would really like to show a dialog ...
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Ideal way to wrap a label around a bottle (3d extrude?)

Previously I might have used Photoshop's warp tool to wrap a label around a bottle but it's hard to get perfect results in this way. I'd love a more consistent method so I tried experimenting with ...
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Can you use Photoshop brushes in Illustrator?

Is there a way to download brushes into Adobe Illustrator?
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Making a carpet texture

Hello all the awesome designers out there, I would like to create a texture design like this carpet in the photo (see arrow) Any suggestions on how I could achieve creating that texture+color in ...
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What's the best way to make a curly brace used for grouping items together?

Many documents (especially older ones) use what looks like a curly brace { to join multiple elements together. Here's an example of this to illustrate programming code, and here's a thread about ...
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Photoshop: How to know current size of drawn shape when selecting contained shape layer

I use Rectangle tool, Rounded Rectangle Tool ... to draw a shape. After that, I move to another layer then go back to nearly created shape layer. My question is: How can I know current size of drawn ...
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Layer Masking in Photoshop CS6

What would be the best way to subtract the radial (shape 1) lines from the grey ellipse (ellipse 1) so that the background image (ios7 wallpaper) would be visible as a "notch" effect and so the ...
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import psd as text into illustrator

I have a psd file with picture and text, that I am trying to convert to svg - so the text will be scaleable. I am working with cs5. I believe you can export as svg from photoshop-cc now, but I dont ...
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How can I import Photoshop layer with a mask to After effects?

I've prepared a layer with a mask in Photoshop and I want to use it in After effects. What I want to do is add a video on to that prepared layer and mask it.
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Is it posible to collapse/expand all Groups in Photoshop Layers Panel?

I have a photoshop file with a lot of groups inside and inside those groups even more groups, to get to a layer that I want is a looong way, and after that its even longer to colapse back so I can get ...
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Smooth jagged edges in photoshop [duplicate]

I am getting jagged edges around my vector smart object in photoshop. I brought in a vector object from illustrator, command selected the layer and painted over/within the selection, using the brush ...
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How do you convert a regular font such as Gotham into an outline font?

This is an example of what I mean by outline font: I would like to make an outlined version of Gotham using Photoshop.
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Photoshop: Layers disappearing when select lower layer

I am using Photoshop CS5 and am encountering an odd issue: I have simply layer A sitting on top of layer B. When I select layer B, layer A becomes invisible. The visable/non-visable icon (the eye) ...
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How to remove a specific color in an image in Photoshop?

I am not an expert photoshop user but have been trying to use more of it in what I currently do. I have a black and white image from which I am trying to remove all the white. I cannot use the ...
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Import a couple hundred images and place them side-by side in Photoshop

I am trying to create a sequence just like this: Link The issue is, my sequence is much longer: 439 frames. I have the PNG files, I just need to merge them to be side-by-side like it is in the ...
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Certain font weights not showing up

Was trying to install Bebas (5 weights)from here: http://fontfabric.com/bebas-neue/, but only Thin Light and Bold show up when I open Photoshop. Is there something that I have to configure to show all ...
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Shrinking down a smart object causes drastic sharpening

When I have a large smart object, and then shrink it down, I often get some extreme sharpening. And while I understand that shrinking down an image may require some sharpening, photoshop can go a ...
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Punch out area of shape using another—with translucent edges

I have a ellipse-ish raster shape with a ragged, translucent edge. I'd like to use this to punch out the same shape (with the same ragged, translucent edge) from a photo, so that I end up with a photo ...
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Create a non-closed shape with Photoshop Pen Tool

If I want to draw a nice line with the Pen Tool in Photoshop, I make a path and then stroke it. However, the stroked path is not a vector now. When I create a shape instead, it must be closed before I ...
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How do I turn gray and white pixels on black lineart into a transparent gradiant?

I'm hoping my question is a simple one, as I'm strapped for time. To put it simply, the lineart looks great from afar, and I plan on adding color to it in a layer under. But unfortunately, due to a ...
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Photoshop CC Extract Assets from layer, get individual assets, not entire layer as one single asset/png

it used to be that I was able to extract all assets from a layer in a PSD, by right-clicking that layer in Photoshop and choosing "Extract Assets". This would bring up a view showing all the assets in ...
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Replacing whiteness with transparency in CS6

I want to replace the whiteness in pixels with transparency in the same way as described in this question - i.e. for lighter pixels to be made proportionally as transparent. All solutions found via ...
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Image looks 'foggy' when exported as jpeg from Photoshop

Im editing an image for print and ive got it all set up how i want in Photoshop (cs5), but when i go to File > Save as > Jpeg (quality 12, Baseline standard) the colours all seem duller and ...
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Photoshop shows outline around mask when exported to PDF

I have a file in Photoshop CS5 that has a photo on a layer that is cropped with a clipping mask (just a black rectangle). In Photoshop the image appears correctly but when I save as a PDF and open ...
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Clipped layer area dont get uniform shadow in Photoshop

See the problem below, Blue layer is clipped with the grey background but as soon the blue shape layer starts "Shadow Intensity is low" Here is a closeup of the problem Okay here is the Layer ...
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how to resize filter applied to the Image in photoshop?

I applied Note Paper filter to my artwork and Its components are small. I need to magnify just filter not Layer , as transforming Pattern in Illustrator . Can we magnify or resize filter that is ...
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How to completely remove the background from an image?

I have an image (a logo) that was on a black background. I have used Photoshop's (CS5) Background Eraser Tool to remove the background. This is great except that there are black (well grey/black) ...
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Is there a way to copy layers from one Photoshop document to another?

Is there a way to copy layers from one Photoshop document to another? I was working on a project earlier on that required this but I didn't know how this could have been done. (Procedure not as simple ...
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Link corners (draw hypotenuse) of rectangle using pen tool

I can draw rectangle using pen tool. Is there any way to draw a hypotenuse while drawing rectangle without manually doing it using line tool?
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How do I find out what the high level differences are between two partially different PSDs?

How do I find out what the high level differences are between two partially different PSDs? I can diff them as binary/text files, but I would prefer something like added layer x moved item y two ...
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How can I use multiple overlay effects simultaneously in Photoshop?

There are 3 overlay effects available in Photoshop as layer styles: Color, Gradient and Pattern. The problem: these effects come in a strictly fixed order! Is it possible to make a translucent ...
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Creating layers with different sizes from existing PNGS and imported into a PSD

Working on a legacy .NET web application we have the following issue: graphical themes are made of hundred png files. When it comes to create a new theme (ie. same icons but new set of colors), we ...
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How to create a batch job, numbering images (writing text on them) from 1 to 100 in Photoshop?

Looking to create a 100 images that would have their appropriate numbers written on them. Since I`ll be most likely making changes to the template in the future I figured it would be better to ...
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How can I replace the color of a gradient in an image?

I have this image: http://hdw.eweb4.com/wallpapers/8091/ What I want to do is replace the blue with another color, say red. I've tried the color replacing tool, but it is not really following the ...
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Photoshop: How to make image clearer when print out [duplicate]

I have below image. This is a scan paper, and when print out, it's too blur. I want to use Photoshop for editing this image, so printer print out will be clearer. I don't know this question is ...
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Photoshop license [migrated]

I Need some help wich Photoshop version I should choose. Is it possible to install Version 4.0 5.0 6.0 or 7.0 on a New MacBook with 10.10 ? Somebody offered me an old license and an upgrade to CS3. ...
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Is there a way to swap objects in Photoshop?

In Photoshop CS6 I have a lot of (smart) objects perfectly spaced out but in the wrong order. All the objects are the same size. Is there a way to swap the location of a object with another one? ...
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How auto-preview as a value changes in Adobe Photoshop CC?

For example, if I try to change the color of a text object it only updates the color of the text when I release mouse button. Similarly, when I am changing the opacity, it updates the new graphic only ...
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Photoshop shows sort of Inner Shadow on Images by Default

I'm having issues with Photoshop CC (CS6), when I create a any type of document Photoshop seems to have a little Inner Shadow on the left and right sections of the template/image. I though it might ...
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Photoshop 3d video export is not showing lighting

I have created a 3d object in Photoshop which I have animated in a simple, 2-second sequence. [Figure 1.1] I want to export this as a video with transparency/alpha. However, when I try to run the ...
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Import/export clipping path only from Photoshop?

I'm working with another designer and we exchange PSD's where we both create clipping masks for objects in the photograph. As the files are quite big, I was wondering if there is a way to only ...
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How to crop a square at the exact centre of an image in Photoshop?

Given a square image, how can I crop, at the exact center, of the image? What if the image is not square itself? What if I'm using Photoshop CS6 or some older version? Is the procedure the same?
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Connecting drawn lines from a tablet in Photoshop

I recently bought a Wacom tablet for someone I know as she is interested in getting into the digital design industry. She's mainly just been doodling some drawings in Photoshop with it at the moment, ...
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Is there an automated, configurable way to organize many layers into a sprite sheet grid with exact pixel coordinates in Photoshop?

I have a huge grid of icons that need to be positioned so that I can write sprites out of them after I'm done. Right now, I have so many layers, it'd take me forever to click on each one ...