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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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How to create matte black paper on Photoshop?

I want to mock up the paper texture seen here, but I can't find any proper tutorial or link on it. Would anybody know how to get this done? I tried this… As well as this… and a few others on youtube ...
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How do I ensure that my greys don't have a colour sheen when printed from Photoshop?

I have designed a photoshop flyer (CMYK, 16 bit) and have a grey background, some black&white pictures and some blue graphs and text. Now the guy who prints it told me that it looks good on ...
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Photoshop CC 2014 - Selecting a pixel art isometric line

Is there a quick way to select an entire pixel art isometric line (i.e. 2 pixels across for every 1 down, see here for example). Thanks
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Purple Ghosting/Fringing when merging to HDR

This problem pops up frequently when I try and create HDRs. I'll have a bunch of base images that I've corrected for lens defects such as chromatic aberration and distortion, and when Photoshop merges ...
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Photoshop: Change dimension of whole file

I'm using Photoshop for design a web page. Firstly, I created a file with 1280x1024 pixels. After designing, the I need my file with larger height, then I press Command + T for open resize tool. ...
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Best method for going from Photoshop to InDesign with masked text? [duplicate]

I do almost all of my design initially in Photoshop, its just my personal preference and allows me personally the most creativity. But I do then take the proper steps to bring the finished design into ...
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make selection color range, skin tone, fuzziness > 0 100% transparent or 100% opaque

I have an action in Photoshop cs6 (win7/64) which does the following: select color range, skin tones, fuzziness=56 refine edge, radius 42 pixels, smoothness=61, feather=0, shift edge-15, smart ...
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Handle a transparent layer in Targa file

I need to create some Targa file in order to load them in OpenGL (I can only use .tga ..). I created my images on Photoshop, I set a transparent background but when I save my file it's totaly opaque. ...
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Photoshop layer masks very unpractical when resizing canvas. Is there a better way?

quick introduction to the problem. Say I have an image on which I applied a layer mask and a black and white effect. (With a duplicate of the mask). Like so: If I change the canvas size (which ...
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Photoshop's spot-color channel mixing method

Photoshop seems to have a special mode for blending spot-color channels. Let's look at an example: blending full opacity red #ff3c1f with full opacity cyan #1cd4c6. If I create two spot-color ...
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Is there an Imagemagick replacement for Photoshop’s “same color” feature?

Photoshop offers a feature called same color. It adjusts the colors of an image based on another. Here is an example, these 2 pictures share different colors (one of them has an orange shade over ...
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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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Shadows from illustrator to photoshop and vice versa [duplicate]

I'm working on the design of a new app. Ideally I could swap from illustrator to photoshop and vice versa since each has its advantages. This works out very well (I use shapes / vectors) except for ...
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Why does Photoshop report the wrong number of pixels? [closed]

I want to measure the pixel area on some shapes I have done, but my Photoshop CC is not consistent. When I select the shape, the number of pixels is a lot more. I think it is a bug, because sometimes ...
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Can't find two more passing flat colours [duplicate]

I am working on the project where I should emphesize different kind of media with different colors (4 generally). Not counting interface white and hell grey colors, I have two basic colors #a07ab7 and ...
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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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Resizing of multiple images through scripts

Is there any option to badge multiple images in size 60x60 in png format I know it is done through file>scripts>image processor but it gives the output images in jpg not png how to format in png
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How to make a “sticker” fold over an edge

So I want to fold my sticker image in a way to make it appear that it is stuck to the box. I’ve tried playing with perspective, but everything I try looks really off. Is there a way to do this that ...
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Can I use a select number of fonts in Photoshop?

I want to try a few dozen different fonts, but I don't want to search through all the default ones. Is there a way to only select fonts from a certain folder?
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Problems when selecting “Save for web”

I'm in the process of creating my name in Photoshop, but I have a problem. I type in my name. I use the "free transform" to scale to the size that I want. I make sure that the "anti-aliasing" is set ...
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PNG shows strange artifacts when opened with Photoshop CS4

When I open the file below with Photoshop CS4, I see strange artifacts in the image's borders. More specifically, some pixels turn brown. ...
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Smooth, multi-color gradients?

I've browsed around and can't find what I'm looking for. I am experienced in Photoshop and Illustrator both to a certain degree, but would prefer something in Illustrator (scaling vector image). How ...
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How to make a merged layer cut into a background to be transparent

I have two layers in my project. I have one that is the background composed of a picture. The foreground is a merged layer that contained text and two images. What I want to accomplish is to have the ...
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Calculate specific areas size in image

I'd like to calculate what area size share do the brown spots take within the area marked with pink lines. See the image here: In case you wonder what that is - it's an E.coli bacteria colony (don't ...
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How can I mimic this pixelated screen and slightly blurred effect in photoshop?

The top image looks great with header text in the center but with my two tries the text gets jumbled into the background so I tried lightening it so the text would pop more. This is being use for a ...
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how to convert PT to Px in photoshop

I have to convert text format pt to px any Document setting or by how can i change pt to px format for the text
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Sync up photoshop canvas with mobile screen? [closed]

I was wondering if there is a way to sync up my photoshop canvas to my mobile phone so I can see live changes. I usually have it connected with android debugging to preview webpages that I make so ...
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How to create a gradually transparent mask in photoshop from a black->grays->white image

There have been some posts regarding what I describe in the title, but none seem to understand what the aim is. So I'll try to described it further here: I want to take an image, which has in it ...
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“semi-bold” font in Photoshop

Is there a way to adjust a font width between normal and "Faux Bold" in Adobe Photoshop? Or define how thick will be a font while "Faux Bold" is set?
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transparency issue when importing from illustrator into photoshop

I have a document in Illustrator, entirely comprised of vector elements that I want to bring into Photoshop to edit. The top most object is a gradient with transparency and this entire gradient ...
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How do you make such a shape in photoshop?

I have been trying to make stuff I see all over the internet in order to train my photoshop skills , how can I make such shape?
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Is there a way to batch reduce image dimensions by a percentage in photoshop cc? [duplicate]

The files are different sizes but I need them all reduced by 10% in image size overall.
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how to maintain the image quality in browser

I have designed an arrow shape image(100px*25px) in Photoshop. I am using that image in HTML label background. I have written CSS to change image width dynamically.but its sharpness changing when ...
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Close an open path with an open shape in Photoshop CS6

I created a path in CS6, which ends with horizontal lines on both sides. I want to connect them to an (open) semicircle above them, thus the path would be closed. I created a circle (automatically on ...
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Photoshop picture inside another?

If you've seen the Style music video by Taylor Swift I wanna know how can I do the effect where smoke is fading inside her body in photoshop. I am creating an ad and it I wanted to do the same but ...
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How can I resize any image without loosing any quality [duplicate]

Very new to this, but I have an image that is 9.7" × 14.5" and I want to resize it to 9" x 12", I know this will need cropping, but I would love to print it, so wouldn't want to loose any quality. ...
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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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How to make some PSD file not to save as overwrite

Is there anything safety lock like feature for psd file to preserved its original file? I have free mock ups psd file from graphic design community site, I always use them, but some time I ...
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Linking layers/groups

If I have a layer that I've duplicated (and will always be the same as the first layer), how can I make it so that if I change the first layer, it would automatically change the duplicated layer as ...
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How to get consistent color in Photoshop when using the [Print Screen] command?

When I press the Printscreen key and the paste into Photoshop, colors are quite different. I tried to do this with a RGB colors document (8, 16 and 32 bits). How can I ensure Print Screen will ...
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How do I achieve this camera lines effect in photoshop or Ai

If you zoom in this image, there are parallel lines throughout which are used to show a cctv like effect. Tried with various blending options, but in vain. How do I achieve this ?
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Photoshop vs Sketch 3 For app and Web design?

So, I Have been looking into which photo editor to use for app designing and the web too. My only question if I make an app in Photoshop for the phone do I need to re scale it into the iPad size or is ...
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Why is color burn not affecting a white channel?

I am experiencing an unexpected behavior with the color burn blending mode in Adobe Photoshop CS 5 (and CS 6). My understanding of the blending mode is the following ...
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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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How do you ADD banding to a gradient?

There are a million posts on the web about removing banding but I'd like to know how to add banding. I've found some polygonal images and would like to recreate their effect.
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How do you use Apple's new emojis in Photoshop?

I'm trying to get a large version of one Apple's new emojis in Photoshop. I know how to write with emojis in something like TextEdit, but I need the emoji to have a transparent background. I've even ...
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I am looking at the swatches panel in photoshop. I need to find PMS630. There are hundreds of colors. How do I find 630 quickly [duplicate]

how do I find a specific color in the photoshop PMS colour pallette without clicking on every little colored box. I'm looking at the pallette. How do I find PMS 630 in one second?