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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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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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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 ...
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Recreate Complex JPG File As PSD? My Designer Disappeared

I unfortunately hired someone who I thought was a fantastic, dependable designer. They created a very complex, extremely well put together landing page for me. They then sent me a jpg version of the ...
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How do you select all elements in the easiest way?

I am learning Photoshop CC 2014 and facing a problem exporting the graphical elements to Android assets using PNG Express. The problem is not so much PNG Express. The problem I am having is that I ...
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remove transparent pixels in between vector images

I have an eps file containing some vector images. Is there a way in Photoshop to remove blank space in between the images? I know about trim but this only removes space on the outside border I want ...
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How to measure distance between text and element in Photoshop

I find measuring the distance between an element and text rather complicated. Cause I need to first know the biggest letter and measure the distance from that to the element. Then substract the ...
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Photoshop create a timeline strip from layers?

I made a video in AE(After Effects), I would like to create a strip similar https://cf.dropboxstatic.com/static/images/index/animation-strips/hero-loop-bg-vflsg8hml.jpg I would like to create this ...
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How can I achieve colour overlay effect in PS?

I am trying to achieve the color overlay effect on a image. I have tried Gradient Map, black and white, a new layer with fill color and reduced opacity. But none are giving the best result. What ...
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How to work on multiple canvas sizes non-destructively

I am working on a UI project that requires multiple scales. Essentially I want to work at a high resolution(the original) but I need to be able to export the different widgets all at the same lower ...
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How can I use Automate Batch Action of Adobe Photoshop to cut 5px for every image

I have thousands of pictures and almost all have different dimensions and I want to cut the bottom of every image for 5px using Canvas Size and then save it. How can I Automate Batch Process this? ...
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Layer transparency in GIMP

When you create a layer in Photoshop you can create a new layer and select the transparency when you do it. How does one go about doing this same thing in GIMP? I've seen other answers about adding ...
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InDesign CC losing quality when importing image

Is it really possible that when you import image to InDesign its quality gets worse? In this case image contains logo made in Photoshop. We are using iMac which has retina screen I believe. What ...
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Why is there a rounded gray gradient border around my photoshop canvas?

This border just showed up around all my canvases... is there are toggle for this view?
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Can I warp and keep lines smooth?

I have applied a warp to an image I am making and it has made the lines look very jagged. Is there any trick I can do to make these lines look smooth?
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colors change when copying and pasting from image to new photoshop document

I am trying to cut/copy a selection from a photo I took of a watercolor, but when i copy it (cmd-c and cmd-shift-c) into a new layer the lighter part in the yellow, pink and green turn really grey. ...
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Importing logo from Photoshop to Illustrator

I'm not an expert with these tools at all, so my question might be stupid and the terms totally wrong. How do I get a logo from Photoshop to Illustrator so as the quality remains still good and ...
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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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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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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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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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Extremely large tiff file editing for aerial photography

I am trying to do some touch up work on an extremely large .tiff file. The file is roughly 80GB(It is an aerial photo). The software I normally use for viewing such a large file is ArcMap(unrelated ...
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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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How to undo cropping “artboard” in Photoshop CC

After I've used the Cropping Tool (without Delete Cropped Pixels selected), how do I get back to the original image with absolutely no cropping ratios selected. I click on and off to see the original ...
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How do I create this one colour painted matte effect onto any object in photoshop?

I have seen this effect created in a few places and want to know how i can apply this effect to any object in photoshop. Here are a few example of posters ive found where it has been executed well. ...
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How can I achieve the gradient used in making the Xbox 360 interface background in photoshop? [closed]

I just can't figure out how to make a gradient look like the one used on the Xbox 360 interface, that gradient give an effect of an overhead spotlight lighting the menu elements and I want to use that ...
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Resizing multiple images for web use

I am using Photoshop CC 2015. We have several hundred images that need to be sized for web use. I have a 1,000 x 1,000 pixel template that I normally use to manually resize the images. It is quite ...
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How to place UI gif in iPhone perspective mock for use on sites like Dribbble [closed]

I've seen many tutorials about how to convert a .mov file to a gif in Photoshop (Convert Video Frames to Layers, etc.), but none about how to place that gif in an iPhone perspective mock to be shown ...
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Designing High Resolution Mobile SplashScreens?

How do you get those stunning splash screens / launch screens for mobile apps? I have tried setting the canvas in Photoshop to be the same pixel size, with 600 PPI, but when I copy my logo for example ...
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Creating crystal clear gifs for web?

We're in the middle of a redesign and since we now have nicer looking dashboards, would like to utilize some gifs showing them in use. The problem is, whenever I save a gif out in photoshop, it ...
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Is it possible to move a Path and a Layer at the same time in Photoshop? As if they are grouped or linked

Coworker is asking to see if it is possible. He wants to move the image, but needs to keep both the Layer and the Path as one.
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Animating/photoshp a 3d model?

After finish designing a product and having some STL file( the file for 3d printing you get from softwares such as solidWorks), you would like to make some movie of it, and animate it . For example ...
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Glitch gradient effect

what would you think is the best way to create a gradient effect like this: Thanks EDIT: Here is where I have started, I create a gradient within a thin stripe, and then duplicate and move the ...
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Photoshop hue mode for brush

I'm trying to change skin color in photoshop to something more pale. I've heard adding a layer and setting it to 'hue' does this, but when I try, the change is absolutely minimal. To see if I was ...
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How to apply adjustment layer to layer mask?

Everything on Google is how to apply masks to adjustment layers and I wan't the opposite. I have a mask and want to apply a levels adjustment to it. Is there a way to do that?
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pale colours turning into loud colours [closed]

i've been having a hard time with Photoshop. i'm a student in a games and web design course and i can't do any work for them on my Photoshop for what it is doing. I use Photoshop elements 6.0 here's ...
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Layering silhouette using Illustrator/Photoshop [closed]

How does one attain this type silhouetting using layers and the laso tool? My intention is to have a different background photo. ...
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If I change the size of a group of smart object layers will they retain quality?

If I have a group of smart objects on Photoshop CS6 and change the size of the grouped layers not each layer, will they still keep the quality? See group round about in image
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Photoshop - Layers losing transparency when merging

I'm working on multiple layers on Photoshop (CS6). Some of the layers have different layer styles like multiply. When I merge the layers together I seem to lose the transparency on some of the image, ...
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How to make lines thinner in photoshop [closed]

I have a png image which is having thicker lines and i need to make this lines look thinner. I really dont know how to do this..
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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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Images get blurry when i resize for web/email

I'm trying to reduce this image for an email design. But when i reduce the size for web, it get's blurry (I attached a screenshot of how blurry it is on my phone). This is the first time ever running ...
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Photoshop: update copies of background layer when background layer changed

In Photoshop, the background layer is filled up with a picture. This layer is duplicated and various filters are applied on the duplicate. Now, I would like to change the picture in the background ...
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Photoshop cc multiple layer cut

Hi all I was just wondering if I could make a selection on multiple layers and cut or copy the selection. I have a earth globe that I have copied 5 times and have change the designs for each. I need ...
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Adobe suite to create a high definition 3D cube animation?

I'm looking to try and create something along the quality of this video below: http://www.shutterstock.com/video/clip-1992226-stock-footage-red-cube.html?src=search/H2Qpzpwk6MCZPa0pfA2U0g:1:25/3p ...
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How to achieve this mosaic effect?

Which filter should I use to achieve this effect? I have applied the dry brush effect on my watercolor-like image. But cannot get the smooth edges like the one above.
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How to pull specific image out with color?

Noob to Photoshop, but I've been trying to superimpose a pattern onto a specific type of design. I haven't gotten very far but this is what I have so far: What I would like is the Swoosh itself ...
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12.5mb jpeg + 2 adjustment layers being saved as a 117mb psd

Ive got a 12.5mb photo. Ive imported it into Photoshop as a smart object then placed 2 adjustment layers on top of it : brightness / contrast + Vibrance. When i go to save the photoshop file the ...
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Design text look like it is cut out and casting a shadow

I want the text printed on a sheet of gold (paper cloth, etc.) look like he cut in scope and is casting a shadow on the surface beneath*. (Say black gray etc) So I tried to print text on the slide ...
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Can't move shape

I have created new project and placed new rectangle in it. I'm trying to move rectangle using direct selection and path selection tools, but it don't moves. When I try to move using Move Tool - it ...