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Black Edges in Transparent PNG in Photoshop Save for Web

Is it possible to simply use Save for Web with resizing to produce images without black edges? My current Save for Web setting Left: original Top right: Save for Web (black edges) Middle right: ...
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How can I 'blow up' small pixel art?

So, I have this small pixel art as example. Is there a way to make it bigger without it getting blurry or fuzzy in photoshop?
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Photoshop Actions: Export with exact pixel size, not percentage

When I record actions, I put in the pixel size I want it to save as (1000x1000) for web export. For some reason, it will only replay this action and resize based on a scaling percentage. Is there a ...
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Photoshop how to crop a picture within a layer (initial bounding rectangle is empty error)

Original posts: Photoshop: Select item and crop it directly I tried asking on the original post, but it says I need 50 comments or participations to post a comment. Sorry for the confusion. I was ...
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How can I prevent photoshop from re-sizing a picture when I drag and drop it from another window?

I have images that I made 1:1 in one Photoshop document. I then am dragging and dropping them (either as the whole image or cropped regions) into another Photoshop document (both documents are 1000 ...
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Anamorphic Perspective in Illustrator or Photoshop?

I'm trying to find a way to distort artwork to emulate those crazy chalk art pieces you see all the time, like this: I know how it's done: ...but I'm wondering if there is an Illustrator or ...
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How to output multiple image sizes from one design?

I am designing an app for android and as you may know that android uses 6 different density buckets from LDPI to XXXHDPI. Is there a way to save multiple outputs of different sizes from one design ...
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Move design from Photoshop to Illustrator for printing

I'm working on some business cards in Photoshop and I come understand it's not the best medium for print since it's not vector based like Illustrator. I want to avoid the edges of my font from ...
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Select all layers within marquee tool

I want to select multiple layers within a marquee selection. For example, I want to select, copy and paste the tan background and black squiggle which are on two separate layers:
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How to use magic wand where there is white in the image

I am editing product images so that the background is transparent, the background is currently white. When I use the magic wand tool it also cuts out the bottle cap of the product because the bottle ...
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Transparent/See Through Text in Photoshop CS5 [duplicate]

I would like take this and add an image such that: it is only seen behind the white text as if the letters are transparent and the black background also remains, so the image appears behind both, ...
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Batch Tween/ Fade Function in Photoshop (Fade between frames) [closed]

I have a series of sequential .bmp images (exported from ArcMap--a mapping software). I would like to have these images fade between each other and, ultimately, export as a gif. Is there a simplified ...
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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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Isolating an object in Photoshop to paste in Illustrator

I am trying to select an object out of a photo and place it in illustrator without a white background around it. I have selected the object, but if I try to paste it in illustrator it always sits ...
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Overlay shadow only on white - Photoshop

I'm new here and think it's wonderful that there are people you can ask when you get stuck... I'm not completely new to Photoshop, but this I can't figure out: I have a layer of yellow and a white ...
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How to change stroke width of line in Photoshop CS6?

I have drawn some lines with the line tool in Photoshop CS6. The lines are vectors on a shape layer. If I select the line with path selection tool I can change the stroke colour, in the options ...
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Creating a slice from a selection

It would be incredibly useful and handy if, once we rectangle-select something, we could hit a hotkey to make it a slice, without having to laboriously zoom in on each of the 4 edges of the object to ...
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Attaching image of real object to other one

It might be a little bit scrappy , and this is not my area, but i really need to find a good solution . There is this little device we have,that we want to take pictures of, and attach them to many ...
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Photoshop disable edge smoothing

I have a selection in photoshop. But when i press the "DEL" key to delete the content from within the selection, it automatically smoothes the edges. I want that i deltes excatly without any ...
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How to save multiple smart objects as seperate image files in a single click?

I downloaded a psd file from some website. In that , it had various smart object layers in a single image. When i hit save, these smart object layers are saved as seperate image files. I don't know ...
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How to export to compressed BMP RLE using CorelDRAW/Photoshop?

I have a problem when exporting to BMP file with RLE compression using CorelDRAW X6 & Adobe Photoshop CS6. CorelDRAW have option exporting to BMP RLE but the output file will not be compressed. ...
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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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Extract images like background,Logo and Headings form PSD Files as image

I am working on a new project,I never work on PSD files so having difficulties in extracting images form PSD Files,I want to take background and logo from the images.
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Help! Layout Size 1/2" = 1'

Our Designer will be out for the next couple days so I was given the task of getting her project started since I have the next most experience with this stuff. Unfortunately I can't contact our ...
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Photoshop CS6 - How to duplicate pen tool path then transform it

I was wondering if it was possible to make a copy of a pen tool line, duplicate it then rotate that duplicate pen tool line 180 degrees, then again 60 degrees. After which I join both pen tool lines ...
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Is it possible to change the colors of [all] layers at once in Photoshop CC

I went to far, but even if I didnt, I might want to change in the future project - the color scheme. Is there a simple way to select all layers and change a layer? I did some searching and couldn't ...
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How to smooth out lines of rotated smart object in photoshop?

I am building some kind of mockup for business card and while i was trying to create the looks like cards are on top of each others i used smart object to easily change look of business card on all ...
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How do I add a border to multiple images in photoshop?

I have thousands of images where I need to add a border onto. I've been trying to automate this tedious process but I don't seem to succeed at it. I've been playing around with the automate, actions ...
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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 can I fix jagged curved with Photoshop's Gradient Overlay?

I am trying to create an image and added a Gradient Overlay style as seen below. I ended up with the following image (A part of image). Looking at the area circled in black, you can see a jagged ...
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How can I use the clone stamp tool with a static source point in Adobe Photoshop?

I remember a few years ago I watched or read a tutorial that showed me how I can use the clone stamp tool with a static source point. What I mean is that the source we indicate with the alt button ...
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Show a video inside an image

We have a small movie of iPhone screen . We would like to show that movie as if its inside an iPhone device. So i would like to take an iPhone image, and play the movie inside its screen. Using a ...
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Is there a way to a selectively mask out layer styles?

I was wondering if there was a way to selectively mask out layer styles (not including the actual layer)? For example: I add a drop shadow to a layer, but I only want the shadow to show on a few ...
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Changing colour of a line in photoshop

When I draw a rectangle shape in Photoshop it has colour properties. But when I draw a line it has no colour properties and just uses currently selected colour. I want to change the colours of lines ...
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JPG file is more grey than file in Photoshop [duplicate]

Hi I'm new to this forum and I have a question. I am a fashion design student and at the moment I am retouching some pictures from a photoshoot. I like the colors I have in Photoshop but when I save ...
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Photoshop color difference

I am having a very odd problem. I have a photo that I took with my Nikon d5000 uploaded to photoshop, without any adjustments other than a crop, and then when I export it the color changes drastically ...
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PS CS6: Texture Painting on a 3d model

I've been using Photoshop proper for quite a while, but have just recently started working with the 3d aspect. I have some tileable 2d images as source (human skin) and some importable 3d models ...
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aligning text to a path

I want to align some text so it matches the curve of a face. If you see the image below you can see the text and I have drawn a path that I want each line of text to go. The effect will be that the ...
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Automate Export to Layers without overwriting

Here is the problem. I have a folder of PNGs. For each PNG, I want to create multiple PNGs with different styles applied to them. My approach was to create an action which creates multiple layers for ...
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illustrator actions - live trace settings

I'm trying to set a macro to batch vectorize png to svg vectors, but i'm stuck at the Live Trace action. Illustrator will only use the default preset, how can overwrite the default preset OR create an ...
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How do I get a creamy / soft look like this? [duplicate]

I've been working on remaking a logo by Yoga Perdana, a digital artist who creates some really great logos that always seem to have a creamy, dreamy, soft look to them: Long story short, I've been ...
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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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photoshop how do I use shape tool without fill

I'm trying to use the shape tool in photoshop to create a profile picture. I'm using the shape tool but it automatically fills in with a color. How can I turn off "auto fill"? Thanks - Adolfo
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Photohsop - Is it possible to find the current border radius of a rounded rectangle?

Here's the scenario: I create a rounded rectangle (shape layer) with a border radius of 8px (all sides). Months later I'm ready to code the design only to forget the border radius. Is there any way to ...
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Trying to change a part of a sweater using hue/saturation

So I already did part of the guy's sweater using color balance and a layer mask, but I forgot how I did it exactly. I see I left a small part of his sweater not done yet, between his hands. So it ...
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specific resize layer action

Is there a way to resize one layer to the dimensions of another layer as an action. It seems you can only transform an object to percentages not pixel dims. Thanks
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Linking font properties on different text layers in photoshop

I'm looking for a technique in Photoshop which allows me to have a master text layer that's linked to other text layers and changes applied to it are applied to all liked layers (regarding font ...
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batch resizing for image with different aspect ratio to be of same dimensions

My question is about batch resizing, now i followed this tutorial HERE . Now i had some some images in a folder which were of dimensions of 5000+ pixels , i need these images for the web , so the ...
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Position copied content within guides using a single PS Action

I'm struggling to get the following done in a single action: I have retouched full res TIFF's - each with a product shot on transparency background. The products are in slightly different place in ...
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Photoshop 3D - creating textures to the correct size for each face

Is there a way to create new face textures, in Photoshop 3D, that match the dimensions of the objects face. By default the original texture, for the face of an object, is set the dimensions of the ...