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Change file names for embedded smart objects?

I'm using a lot of smart objects in Photoshop to mock up different states of my UI design. When I first created these smart objects from series of layers, the objects took on names like "ui element ...
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Layer transparency with no styles or blending options

I have a layer used as a black-transparent background for a pop-up. The thing is that I wanna know how this layer it's done because it has opacity and fill 100%, no styles, no blending options, no ...
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photoshop animation merge multiple gif frames

I'm trying to optimize an animated gif size. I read that one technique is to reduce duplicated frames (still frames with no movement) to one, and combining their time. So for instance, in my ...
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How do I apply a saved colour to a shape or text?

I will often have a set colour palette for a project, so this week I decided to get organised and save the colours as swatches so I can reference them exactly. Usually this is when I'm choosing the ...
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How can I upscale my low resolution to hi-res image [duplicate]

I have a low-res image would anybody explain to me the technique to make it high-res image? It would be really helpful if you could show me how can I improve the resolution, quality or bring out the ...
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Is there a way to 'Place/Show/Import/Extract/Convert to Layers' on a smart object or linked object once it has been placed in Photoshop?

Is there a way to 'Place/Show/Import/Extract/Convert to Layers' on a smart object or linked object once it has been placed in Photoshop? Context: In Photoshop Libraries, there is a function Place ...
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How do you create a inner 3D perspective effect in Photoshop CC? [closed]

I have a client who really wants something like this but unable to find a better quality anywhere. Is there a way to recreate this effect in photoshop or illustrator? Thanks!
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Can I save photoshop images as a vector? [duplicate]

I do not have Illustrator, but need to send a file to someone as a vector. Can I save my Photoshop image as a vector?
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Convert HD video to HD gif

Hi i am trying converting a 5 seconds video to a gif using Photoshop. The result is terrible, specially if video has blurred items the final gif is horrible. Do you know any better way to convert it ...
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What PPI and DPI is needed for a photographic backdrop printed at 6x4 foot?

What PPI and DPI is needed for a photographic backdrop printed at 6x4 foot? I have a stock image which is 4000 px across and 300 dpi. Do I need to enlarge that with photoshop before sending to my ...
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Easily save .png from Photoshop without any dialog?

I'm currently working on a graphic, where as soon as I update the image (save the file), the window updates itself. However, every time I want to save, I have to switch the file from a PSD to a PNG, ...
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Setting 100% zoom on low resolution image zooms way out

I am working on a low res image (artwork for a retro-style video game). In the "Image Size" dialog I have set the resolution to 21 pixels per inch, and the document size says its about 6"x6". However ...
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icon sizes and consistency

I downloaded an icon pack and there isn't an icon for a certain category in my project.I want to keep my icons consistent with the look so what should I do in this situation? Do I just look for ...
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Question on how to set new document [closed]

In Photoshop when I set my document there are many unit preferences to choose i.e pixels, inches, cm, mm, points, picas and columns. When can I use them? Do they have the same function? What is a ...
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Create color overlays with swatches from a saved color table

I created a color table of swatches for my Photoshop project and I would like to be able to access those swatches when applying color overlays. Is this possible without manually entering the RGB ...
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ideal size document in photoshop to design a wordpress theme

After some research on the net, I could not find information on the ideal size should my photoshop document to my theme adapts to any width screens. Thank you for your valuable lights.
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Creating Black & White Transparent PNG's

I'm trying to strip all background colour (white in my instance) from an image in order to save out as a transparent PNG so we can upload the images to a webpage with a changing background colour. The ...
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Illustration Banner 5x3 m

I have a question about a illustration I need to make. The illustration will be used on a banner of 5 x 3 meters. Normally I work with Photoshop. But if I will make this illustration with Photoshop ...
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Border effect in photoshop [closed]

Hello guys need some help from you I am posting a link below, I need that kind of selection border effect http://i.stack.imgur.com/lQEGw.png
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Resize Photoshop vector mask to specific pixels [duplicate]

I have a Photoshop CC file where there's one main large page with all the assets of a website on it. Each asset is linked into the parent page so they can be sliced from one document. Since there ...
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Photoshop: How to show underlying texture background while maintaining color for element?

I have a photoshop doc, and need to hint at the underlying wood texture, so the red in this graphic looks like it's painted over. I've experimented with some layer effects, but each reduces the ...
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Export photoshop layer with blending option: screen applied on it [duplicate]

I was trying to export the photoshop layer as save for web that has a blending option screen set to it which makes it lighter. But when I hide other layers and try to export that pink overlay that ...
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How to Keep Image Quality with Adobe Photoshop CC Crop Tool?

If I am using the CC crop tool on a higher resolution photo, say 5000px W x 3337px H @ 300 pixles/inch, to crop down to 390px W x 500px H @ 72 px/in, the photo after the crop looks bad. It has jagged ...
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should i apply the layer mask on the layer i've been working on before closing it?

I'm working on an artwork I did by hand for an invitation, cleaning it up in Photoshop... When I finish editing, should I apply the layer mask on the layer I've been working on before closing it? ...
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converting png to jpg using imageprocessor

I want to convert png to jpg using imageprocessor. but all empty area are filled with black color. how can I change the color? I remember in that past it filled with white. but I don't know why now it ...
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Batch place images into fireworks grid

Say i have a canvas size 1480px X 790px. I have the the canvas divided up into two sections 740px x 790px grid-1 and grid-2. The images are named 1-1.jpg 1-2.jpg. Is there a way to program image ...
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How to create a sprite for cube

I created a cube using Hexels and imported it into Photoshop. The challenge I am having is how to create a running sprite with it. I tried using Spriter Pro but noticed no pivot point that would help ...
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Drawing a contour that appears on the same location in another image [closed]

I have an image for which I found its segmentation. I would like to draw a contour on around the result, and want this contour to also show up in the original image in order for me to see which part ...
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make transparent skin for oldifying image

I am new to graphic design and have started to learn Photoshop. I want to create a transparent image of mask like the attached image. It is the mask of an old person that is applied to the face of a ...
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Tracking in photoshop vs LBearing and RBearing

I wish to modify the spacing in a font such that it matches the look in photoshop. In photoshop I have set the "tracking" to be 200. In FontForge (fonteditor), I can only modify LBearing and Rbearing. ...
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How to organise layers/groups in alphabetic oder in layers photoshop

I've tried researching on the web but mostly people ask about adobe Premier and other softwares, theres is nothing I could find for photoshop. My situation is this, I'm designing the Jersey shirts ...
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how to make text have different shades of pixels

i scanned a document. the scanned text has different shades of pixels in the letters, like the picture 'ty'. is there an easy way to recreate that? the outer edging also appears darker while the ...
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How to darken/dim a room?

I have an image of a living room, that is naturally illuminated, very bright, and I need to alter the image as if it was illuminated at night by a dim light, and I need it to look natural. So far my ...
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Creating a gradient thaf follows the arch of my shape in photoshop

I thought what I wanted was quite simple but it appears not to be. I am trying to create a power meter but I can't get my gradient to to match my shape. I added a link below as to what I have and what ...
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My print has lost color accuracy when rendered from Photoshop to a vinyl banner

Recently ordered a 10x3ft 15oz laminated vinyl banner for every-day outdoor use. This is what the banner looks like: The colors used are: White #ffffff Blue #0071bc Grey #8c8b8b Black #000000 ...
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Brush tool line very faint when using click, shift+click to draw straight lines

I'm trying to draw straight lines in photoshop with my Wacom tablet, and the lines are coming up very faint and short. Is there a way to lengthen the lines created by the click, shift+click method?
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Is there any way to record and play mouse click in Photoshop?

I'm trying to record a jsx using Photoshop scriptlistener plugin. Is there any way by which I can record the mouse click and play it again using scripting? I'm using the latest version of Photoshop.
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Is there a way to make the eraser side of a Wacom paint in black instead of erase?

I'm creating a pixel sprite sheet and so I'm working with indexes. I've got a nice setup with my photoshop so that absolute black will not appear so that I can get sharper edges. With this setup, it ...
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Apply a threshold to the transparency of a smart object layer

I have a smart object layer whose content is partly transparent. How can I create an effect such that pixels with alpha greater than some value become opaque, and other pixels become fully ...
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How to save layers in a group as one image in photoshop?

I am dealing with large number of layers in photoshop. How can I save multiple layers of a group as a single image in a batch process?
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Is there a fast way to clean up empty layers and folders in Photoshop?

I have a very large document, and along the way I have made a lot of changes and new layers. I have a tons of layers and groups and I'm now sitting and organize everything manually. Is there are ...
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How to adjust thickness of lines in PNG?

I took a screenshot of a design I like. I'd like to make the lines thicker in the design though. My first thought was to put it into photoshop and use the magic wand tool to remove the background. Not ...
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What is the best size for printing large posters on flex from Photoshop? [duplicate]

What dimension is good enough for printing 16ft by 16ft poster/banner on flex/vinyl. And what should be the minimum dpi?
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Photoshop is automatically changing colors of an image

I am fairly new to photoshop, and I was drawing images for a client's wedding invitations today. The image I created was white, and it wasn't clear enough against the backdrop, so I tried to increase ...
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Photoshop CS6 and .psd Photoshop CC 2014

The project was created with multiple layers (visible or not) in Photoshop CC 2014, then this project has been opened Photoshop CS6. PROBLEMS: a) When you copy all (Ctrl + A > Ctrl + Shift + C) ...
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What is the easiest way to add transparancy to an image in Photoshop Elements? [duplicate]

Is there a simple one click solution in Photoshop (Elements) to remove a coloured background? I have previously zoomed and cut around the image, but the detail and rough nature of this leaves it a ...
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How do I convert and compress a psd file to a pdf file without compromising quality?

I am designing a billboard with artwork that is 12" x 24" with a resolution of 500. (This is what they wanted.) The psd file is 170MB and they only want a 20MB file. I am using Photoshop CC. How do I ...
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Photoshop image manipulation to round stand alone image

In Photoshop I just learned to use the create clipping mask feature to create a round image for example. The image needs to be able to be uploaded into an email design tool that I have to use (it is ...
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Cutting out white (low contrast) objects from white background [duplicate]

I need to figure out the most efficient way to make quick cutouts of white products and a white background. I usually make a copy of the blue channel, level it out and paint over the rest, but it's a ...
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Resize Photoshop canvas to fit selected layer's (larger) dimensions

I know how to crop, to fit a selected layer's dimensions that are smaller than my canvas, but is there an easy way to upsize my canvas to fit a selected object that is larger than it? Can I find out ...