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Photoshop won't launch (0xc00007b) [on hold]

My photoshop won't launch and I've been googling a bit and I found out that I am missing a lot of DLLs. When I saw some of them I thought that they obviously have to be on my computer ...
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New creative cloud libraries

Has anybody started using the new library feature in Creative Cloud 2015? It looks really good in terms of managing assets, styles and colour palettes between files. I use photoshop for UI design ...
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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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Unable to build a shape in an individual layer - CS6

I can't seem to figure out how to create a shape that creates its own layer without it being created behind an other. How can I do this? This is what I'm trying to create: Instead I'm getting ...
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How does Yoga Perdana colorize his illustrations?

If you haven't heard of him or seen any of his work, Yoga Perdana is a digital artist who, in my opinion, creates some really awesome illustrations with a very soft feel to them. I believe I ...
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Photoshop CC2015: *Pasted* Vector Smart Objects not Launching Ai

I get it that if I place an Ai file in my PSD, it will launch Ai for Smart Object editing. However, it used to be just last year that simply pasting a vector object from Ai into PSD file, it would be ...
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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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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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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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What is the easiest way to add transparancy to an image in Photoshop Elements?

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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Cutting out white (low contrast) objects from white background

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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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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How to create angle gradient within a certain angular range?

The angle gradient tool in Photoshop produces a 360° gradient. How can I produce an angle gradient that shows only a certain portion of this effect, such as 90° or 180°?
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How to draw a precise angle with pen tool in Photoshop?

Is it possible to draw a precise angle with the pen tool in Adobe Photoshop CS6? By using Shift key it is easy to draw 45° or 90° but I need for example 37.45°.
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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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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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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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How to quick export (PS) ONLY what is on the artboard?

I'm trying to export several images in Photoshop to PNG and some, not all, result in an image that has elements outside of the artboard. Setting a clipping mask to the size of the artboard does ...
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How do I slow down a Photoshop timeline animation?

I have created a complex Photoshop timeline animation (as opposed to a simple frame animation) that I would like to slow down. By "slow down" I mean increase the time between each frame and ...
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Photoshop CS6 Resize Rectangle with Rounded Corners

Before my question gets marked as duplicate let me explain that I did my research. This question is about Photoshop CS6. Hopefully the feature was added in this version. Before posting I looked up ...
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can i make 2D art with photoshop and can i use it with game maker

currently learning how to make games with game maker and im useing another program to make my sprites backgrounds and what not just curious if i can do the same with photoshop and if so which verison ...
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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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How to make 3.42m x 1.75m size pdf file with 300 dpi?

I'm working to make big size pdf file for printing. 3.42m x 1.75m (300 dpi) Printing company need 300dpi file. I tried it in Indesign and Photoshop, but failed. Please help me. Regards.
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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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How to remove space between tiles in a grid

I have PNG file that contains a grid of tiles. There is a two pixel wide transparent space between each tile but I would like to remove that. I'd like their edges to be flush without a space. Aside ...
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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 improve image quality [on hold]

I would like to make this image better, so I can use it for a valentine's day card. Can anyone help?
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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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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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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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Painting a car in 3D then generating stencils

I'm not really sure what software solution would be best, or if one even exists, but I have a car that I want to design the paint job for. It appears that Photoshop can import a 3D model and from ...
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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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Place images into photoshop without confirmation prompt?

I drag and drop like 50 images into some opened psd. To complete this i have to confirm a transformation 50 times (press enter or click the checkmark). Any way to skip this step and make it apply ...
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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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Export layers to files script not working

I'm trying to export certain visible layers to png in photoshop cs5 using the "export layers to files" script, but all it does is make a copy of the psd in a new tab and freeze. I tried in cs4 and ...
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Noisy feather selections in photoshop

Whenever I put some kind of feather on selection. Or there is some angled selection; there is a noisy type of selection. How to get rid of it? Refer to the link for image please.
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create new layer for each frame [on hold]

I'm trying to animated images of mine in photoshop CC2015. I complete every step until I have to go to the menu to select create new layer for each frame / make frames from layer and this is where I ...
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Photoshop Actions: How can I add styles (fx) to layer without clearing current styles?

I'm trying to record a Photoshop action that applies a layer style (say drop shadow). When I run this action, all other effects gets removed and only currently applied (drop shadow) remains. How can I ...
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How to create distorted gradient banding?

The top image briefly was translated into the bottom one for a split second as it was loading in an app. Question How can I intentionally make an image distort like this: Original image What I ...
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How to enable Paint Bucket instead of Material Drop Tool on CC 2015?

I'm using photoshop CC 2015 and I can't select Paint bucket anymore, only this annoying Material Drop Tool is shown instead of bucket in the Tools. any ideas?
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Create Vector logo from photo of Business Card [on hold]

Hi I am building a website for a client who has given me a business card with his logo on. He has no image file of the logo only the cards themselves. I have tried scanning the card but the resulting ...
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Photoshop - How to add texture to a 3D object retaining the original colours of the texture?

I tried to add custom material a 3D сuboid. Below is a screenshot of three stages of adding custom material to the face of a 3D object: the original material with the Shine, Reflection, Roughness ...
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PS - How to turn text into a 'hole' over an image to show the original background?

http://d.pr/i/1ey7o I'm trying to make it so the white N is transparent and basically cuts a hole over the star background to reveal the black background. Any help is appreciated, thank you!
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How can I use my CC Libraries colours in Photoshop CC Color Swatches?

I created a Color CC Library but I can't use it when I need to pick one of these colours for a gradient. How can I fix this?
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Pixelated images and smart objects in Adobe CC suite

I have been using Adobe softwares for a couple of years now and I never had this issue before. Every time I save for web (png), or even pasting smart objects from illustrator to photoshop I get a ...
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How to save a Facebook Banner so it is optimized for BOTH mobile and web?

I'm trying to add a new banner image to my Facebook page. It's the correct size of 851x315 and I have saved it in both JPEG and PNG, clocking in at 77Kb. The image looks fine on Desktop but when I ...
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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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In Photoshop, is there a way to incorporate a stroke into the shape object/layer itself?

I have a shape layer with a stroke (currently applied using a layer effect), and I would like to convert that to a shape layer that has two components, the shape and the stroke, both represented by ...
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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 ...