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Creating new document in Photoshop CC using mm dimensions

Hopefully someone can shed some simple light on a question I've have had for a while regarding image size in Photoshop CC! When you create a document at let's say for example 91mm x 61mm Why is it ...
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How to “close all but this” in Photoshop?

I've got about 100 tabs open in Photoshop (I've bulk opened them to stack an image). Now I'm getting memory/disk full errors and I need to close all the tabs but one. It's extremely impractical to ...
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How can I select and delete parts of a single 3d layer in Adobe Photoshop CC 2015?

I imported an obj. file to Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 and the whole 3d model came as a single layer. It is a 3d racing suit model and I want to delete arms of the suit. I know I could use the quick ...
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Import .png files into separate layers of a PSD file?

Is it possible to import a batch of .png files into a PSD, such that each imported .png is in a separate layer?
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Trimming vectors in Photoshop

Is there any way to erase or trim the hidden portions of a vector in Photoshop? It's easy to do with raster graphics - select the layer, select the part of the image outside of the canvas, and delete ...
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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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Resizing 280m print in Adobe Photoshop

So basically my client wants to make a custom whooping 280m print that i think is being used for the floor. I dont know how this works (if its with a sticker or something) but its basically a walkable ...
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Photoshop resizes image width when I import video frames to layers?

So, I've been having issues importing certain video files. (I'm in Photoshop CC 2014.) Problem #1 is that when I try to import video files (MPEG-4) to layers, CC changes the image width to 480px. ...
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How to stop generating Photoshop image asset for the whole image?

I have the image FishingBoat.psd and it has three layers (Fisherman.svg, FishingLine.svg and FishingLineStroke.svg) that I would like to generate image assets from. But Photoshop keeps generating ...
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How can I achieve the dark tones in this photograph?

I have tried blending, curves and all I can imagine so maybe I probably just need a good photoshop course. I have managed to reach certain aspect of this but there's always something missing. This ...
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Where do I start giving a shape neon glows and lines?

I know that stackexchange isn't a place with tutorials and I don't need a guide, I just need a point to start :) I have followed this tutorial here: thearthunters.com/tutorial-create-3d-logo-with-...
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How to determine the best Photoshop version for my computer?

I downloaded Photoshop CC 2015.5 (17.0) trial on my laptop, and its system requirements are satisfied although, when it opens, it says that there is a problem with my graphics card, I went to the ...
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how to make font size equal to file dimension in photoshop?

I have a question about this code I found from: How to get Layer size (Width and Height)?. Is it possible that font size can be same as file size? say if file width is "1920px" then font size should ...
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Resorces and/or strategies for improving?

I have been working as a graphic designer for roughly 2 years at my local newspaper, I trained under the previous designer who taught me everything I needed to know for the job at hand. Problem is im ...
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Animated gif in Photoshop only saves as html file

I created an animated banner ad in Photoshop CC and need to save it as gif. I used Timeline/Motion. When I "Save for Web" the second box from the top is set to "GIF". I click "Save" and the only ...
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How to divide photo into cirlcles - for wall decoration

There are paintings/photographs designed and separated into parts like this one: I would also like to slice a photo similarly but into smaller and bigger circles. Additionally I would need to ...
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How do I export Photoshop Raws with PC byte order? (Photoshop CC 2015)

I know that older versions of Adobe Photoshop allowed you to choose Mac/IBM PC byte order when saving as a Photoshop RAW, but the option's not visible in CC 2015.1.
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How can I resolve this gradient issue on a TV screen?

I am having an issue with a logo designed for my company. The design consists of the company name with a circular gradient behind it. This image is used frequently on TVs, as it is for a film company,...
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Photoshop Gradient Editor Is Missing Key Settings…Can No Longer Pick Gradient Type, Presets & Smoothness, Etc.

First, thank you for taking the time to look at this. My gradient editor is missing key settings including: stops, presets, gradient type, name and smoothness settings. It used to work just fine ...
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How to repeat a gradient multiple times in Illustrator and Photoshop?

How to repeat a gradient 'n' times, for example, repeating black to white gradient 5 times (along the path of stroke) like I've done manually in below example image. Is there a way to automate it to ...
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Unexpected end-of-file error when trying to open the PSD file?

I'm using Photoshop CC VER 14.2 x64 on a Win7 machine. When I trying to open the PSD file, I get the following messages: "This document contains unknown data which will be discarded to keep layers ...
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Flexible watermark in Photoshop for different image sizes

I need help in making flexible watermark for different sizes image. means watermark scale or shrink as per image dimensions. Something like this. http://screencast.com/t/VnALAP2R6ff
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How to Fit content to canvas in photoshop?

I need help in making script or action to make my content to fit the canvas by keeping content proportion. Like this: http://screencast.com/t/jWhll57R
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How to straighten waved (not curvy) image with Photoshop or similar program

I want to make this text image straight. Can I make path lines parallel so i can straight the text? Puppet warp doesn't help much because I have to move points manually
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Windows 10 Monitor Profiles, problem with Photoshop

After switching to Windows 10 I realized that the colors in Photoshop are completely off. My theory is that Windows 10 uses the current monitor profile to shift all output colors as if they were in ...
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How to setup a 16 x 12 foot Photoshop document

I have to layout a 16 x 12 ft (size of tarpaulin) document in Photoshop, but when I change the resolution to 300 it's too large and it takes time to render the layout. What should I do?
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When using artboards in Photoshop, I can't drag-select layers—the artboard gets selected

On a regular file (not using artboards), I can usually drag select layers as needed with the Move tool. But when using artboards, if I try to do the same thing, the whole artboard gets selected, even ...
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Transform stroke effect into typing path

I'm using Photoshop CS3. Let's say I made an ellipse selection. I filled it with colour, then I add an outside stroke effect. I would like to make that stroke effect into a circular path. I tried ...
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Blending colors in photoshop and illustrator

I am working on a print for my wall and I am trying to create something like this: Source I have already created the letters in Illustrator and now I am adding the colors in Illustrator and then ...
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Why does my compressed JPG have different colors from the original file?

I have no idea at all, first of all, of image internal composition and color modes. That said, I have a very strange problem. These are the pictures: Well, the ORIGINAL is more colorful in ...
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Export excel values into playing card template

I have very limited experience with photoshop (only use it for sketching/coloring). I am currently creating a word-based board game and have an excel sheet with 500 or so words. Is there an easy way ...
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How do I divide a canvas into 9 equal squares in photoshop

I tried to create an image in photoshop with 9 equal squares and I failed horribly. Is there a simple way to divide a canvas into equal sizes rectangles without having to work out the numbers?
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How to watermark multiple Images with dimensions in Adobe Photoshop cc 2015

I need help in making a script or Action in which i can watermark images size(width and height) on same images in Adobe Photoshop cc 2015. I have a thousand images so i'm trying to get a short way. ...
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Unable to scan properly with details for high resolution stamp

I am trying to scan a postal stamp which has some really tiny fonts and very neat details. No matter how hard I try I can not able to catch those details and colors in the scanned image. I have tried ...
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Arranging hundreds of pictures on a PowerPoint slide

every quarter I have to take roughly 100-200 thumbnails of slightly varying size and arrange them on a PowerPoint slide. Each image is scalable of another but some may be 100x400 while others are ...
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Remove white thin border from exported PNG from Photoshop

I have a branding logo saved as a PSD Photoshop file. I'm exporting it to the PNG format with relevant size, but the exported PNG image has a thin white border around the logo. How can I remove this ...
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Where to find anti-alias in Photoshop settings?

I am new to Stack Exchange, I am also pretty new to Photoshop. I am still learning a lot. One problem I am having is, I can't find the setting to affect anti-aliasing. I have issues understanding ...
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Distorting a layer to fit shape

I have a rectangular image which I'd like to distort so that it fits into a shape. I can almost do it using "Distort", but I need to move more than just the corners, which is all I can seem to do ...
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Smart object anti aliasing Photoshop CC 2015

I get the new version of photoshop CC 2015. Now when I past a vector from illustrator directly on photoshop they create me a smart object but they are no anti-aliasing at all. May someone help me? ...
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Finding the distance between two guides in Photoshop

Is there any way, aside from looking at the rulers and measuring by eyesight, to find the precise distance between one guide line and another?
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How to define a custom shape in photoshop

I have created a shape and selected a layer. In the Edit menu Define custom shape... is disabled. Can any one tell what mistake I have made.
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Photoshop curves problem (image goes black)

I want to adjust the colors of a image but when I want to select the white part of my image with the curves function of Photoshop my image goes to totally black. Does anyone ever had the same problem ...
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move all layers on a canvas in photoshop

I have a huge gif file that I am editing in photoshop. I am newish to photoshop and have not been able to find any way to move all of the layers within the canvas without toggling the visibility, ...
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Why is there black border when 3D effect is used?

I've created this logo in Illustrator. This doesn't have any border. But when I applied gradient to it and then applied 3D effect, it is not cool. There appears a border on one side of logo's letters. ...
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PhotoshopCC Dropping frames on image sequence export

I have been kind of tearing my hair out trying to figure this out. I have a frame animation with 30 frames. I tried exporting it as a video set to 12fps. For some reason, what should be 2.5 seconds (...
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Design icon or logo with lettering like opera max / opera mini / limo app

Are there any plugins/fonts in photoshop/illustrator for designing icons like the images below or is it all done by constructing paths ? It would be great if anyone could provide a tutorial or steps ...
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Invert Brown Paper Texture

I am following a tutorial in which one of the steps is to change the brown texture paper to this white texture paper.The tutorial says to 'invert' , but I can't understand how to do this and why it ...
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Photoshop - Make the fx appear on a clipping mask

I found myself many times in this situation and I finally decided to ask in a forum. Here's the deal. Let's say I have a red square shape and I make a new layer above it in which I apply a cloud ...