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Match the brightness on X layers at once in Photoshop

I have a collection of 142 partially overlapping images, taken on a grid with a microscope. I've had to go through some pain to patch them all together as the automated software packages seemed to ...
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Can Illustrator use a clipping path from a jpg created in Photoshop?

I have images created in Photoshop that have a clipping path around the main part of the image and are saved as jpg. When I open these jpg files in InDesign, the image is clipped using the stored ...
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How can I make Photoshop's transparency 'checkerboard' match with pixel size?

im new at photoshop i want my photoshop transparency background square size be 1 px size
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Path Fill Not filling up Selected Space Photoshop CS6

I'm new to photoshop. This is my first time using the pen tool to draw the path below, but when I use paint bucket it's not filling up the spaces inside the path I have drawn. It fills up some space ...
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Will layer effects affect how my Pantone design prints?

I have a project, which needs to be in Pantone, but I have never printed anything in Pantone before. I figured out how to use Pantone via internet searches, but I am worried that what I have might not ...
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How gradient effect in mockup is made using Photoshop?

I found this cool design in Dribbble and wonder how these layers of curves are made in Photoshop. Buildings in the background is also blended well. Is there any proper method to blend them into the ...
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Why photoshop distort imported image?

I've made a screenshot of my phone screen and imported it in Photoshop by dragging from disk. However it's clean "as-is" image of the phone screen, it has appeared in photoshop slightly blurred. How ...
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Random Scatter of the one object multiple times

Have only recently got into 3D design, found this image on google and wondered what software is used there is no way this designer scattered the pills one by one surely? The pills them selves where ...
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Rectangle tool Tool on Photoshop not working

Help! I must have accidentally clicked something on my Photoshop program because all of a sudden my rectangle tool is not working correctly. When I use the rectangle tool to, for instance, surround ...
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Use a layer or shape as a mask? [duplicate]

I want to use a shape as a mask in Photoshop, so anything new I draw with the brush tool is only INSIDE of the existing shape. Right now this shape exists on its own layer. I'm thinking the ideal ...
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Photoshop CC Extract Assets from layer, get individual assets, not entire layer as one single asset/png

it used to be that I was able to extract all assets from a layer in a PSD, by right-clicking that layer in Photoshop and choosing "Extract Assets". This would bring up a view showing all the assets in ...
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How can I prevent Photoshop from applying anti-aliasing to a layer when it's resized?

I want to size down an already small rasterized layer in Photoshop. I notice that Photoshop distorts the layer by applying anti-aliasing after the resizing is applied. During the resizing, when we can ...
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Just need to bold and touch up scanned signatures and logos

Had a program called SLED from VSsoftware (Aristotle?) that converted vector graphics to fonts. It had a very basic editing program to crop, scale, bold check signatures and logos (all b&w) and ...
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bringing cad docs to photoshop

I am using auto-cad civil 3d 2016 and working on files with high mb's to be specific, i am working on preparing corridor for a railway alignment of 600 km in which i have to place contours, roads and ...
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How to delete a specific shape from an image without rasterizing the shape?

I have the following image: I want to cut the volume slider and acheive the following result: Actually I made this a month ago. But now when I tried using the same method it is not working. ...
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How to fit an image in various different shapes? [on hold]

So im making CSGO skin for AUG in photoshop,i want image (the "steel") to fit in the green shape that i selected,how can i do that?
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How can I include a Photoshop file inside another Photoshop file?

If one was designing a website where they laid out each page mock as a separate photoshop file but each one had the common elements of the site such as the header and footer, but also could have ...
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Removing Transparency from animated GIF

This admin image that I created for my website has some funky things going on. The white of the characters hair on the left isn’t there in photoshop and the white at the end before it loops the ...
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Illustrator/photoshop: give stroke sharp corners

Here is what I want. This is the image I got. and I do outline by first creating the pen outline.. then stroking by brush. this is what i get: but i want the all edges pointed. For example like ...
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Converting a greyscale image to a single solid colour with Photoshop, while preserving transparency

I have a grey scale image, with transparency. How can I convert this to one solid specific color, and preserve its edges/transparency?
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Subtract Front Shape Photoshop CS6

I'm a beginner to photoshop but have grasped some basics from a ton of youtube videos, plus trial and error over countless hours! I created a logo from a circle using the subract front tool. Now ...
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How to create a “multi-layered smart object”?

I want to non-destructively and non-bindingly use Free Transform such that the transformation is immediately reflected in multiple smart objects, as though each object were one "layer" of a common ...
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Why are the image 'Transform' size values different in Photoshop?

I have a background layer and am inserting a 512x512 image. I want to set the inserted image to 512 x 512. I use ctrl + t and make it 512x512 and apply the free transform. If I push ctrl + t ...
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Creating old neon advertisement

Good day everyone. I am trying hard to create a high resolution computer made image of an old German "Plaste und Elaste" neon advertisement (see below). After thinking a lot, the way to go I have ...
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Text messed up when exported as PDF

When I am exporting this file as PDF the text gets messed up. What causes this and how can I fix it? It's a regular text element and standard pdf presets. Merging all the layers and rasterising it ...
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Transpose image in photoshop (without flip)

How can I transpose this initial image to this final image in photoshop ? I've tried in vain using grids (and copy/paste one by one), but all of that is going approximate and is not precise. ...
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Gradient overlay move when cropping

I have this file where my background layer has a gradient overlay. When I try to crop a different layer I want my background to remain the same as it was before cropping it. Instead the gradient ...
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How to achieve this scatter effect using Illustrator or photoshop?

I have tried using scatter brushes in Illustrator but it is not exactly the same thing. Please help!
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How to automatically Update place linked file without switching to photoshop? [on hold]

I know How to update "place linked..." file in Photoshop CC. I have placed illustrator file as a place linked file in Photoshop. "Place Linked" automatically updates when i save illustrator file but ...
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Desktop, Tablet and Mobile Phone Best Pixel Size for Artboards in Photoshop

I activated the Photoshop Artboards and I'm starting to use three, one for desktop, one for tablets and the other one for mobile. The problem is that until now I've always used 1366x700 for desktop ...
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Migrating color swatches from PS to AI

is there a way to move my color swatches I gathered while working in Photoshop to Illustrator (both versions are CC)?
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Make a grid easily in Photoshop

I do not like the youtube link showing how to do a grid in photoshop. It is really archaic, drawing line by line etc etc. I have a portrait that I need to draw grid over. Is there a simple way in ...
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Photoshop. Can i make “linked” the default method for dragging new artwork into documents?

So far photoshop threat artwork that you into your document as new smart objects. I would like to get mor used to using "linked" as opposed to embedded.
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Using 'Batch Rename' and 'Photoshop Actions' to put a prefix on 'Save as' files

I'll try to make this as clear as possible. I'll add mock filenames to try and make it easier to follow. The images I'm working with are for design prints that I sell locally. I am currently ...
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Why is color appearing different between pieces designed for print?

I have recently designed an A5 leaflet in Photoshop and a Standard Business Card in Illustrator for print (Working CMYK). I have saved both documents as PDFs and have tried using several of Adobe's ...
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Upgrade to a new system vs upgrade components? [on hold]

first time posting at StackExhange! Ok so some background. I was an industrial designer so my workstation was mostly for 3d modelling and renders, but I switched my major to UI/web design. I strongly ...
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Connecting map pages

I have scanned map in several separate pages that also has white frames. I would like to remove frames and connect map objects. I would like this task make in automatic way since I need to create ...
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Trying to select image - Put it on colored background. Photoshop CC 2015 Windows (Pictures included)

I am attempting to take an image and put it on a different color background. On Monday I paid $100 for classes. The GREEN & WHITE backgrounds were just examples. I want to select and choose ...
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How do I remove the white text boxes, black text, and brick wall from this picture?

As you can see, I have tried using the spot healing and healing brush tools as well as magic wand + fill to no avail.
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Vectorize a Photoshop file in Illustrator?

Can you create something in Photoshop, save it, open it in Illustrator, and convert it to a vector? I haven't tried any other things, but I'm trying to make a logo and I'm comfortable with Photoshop, ...
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Why is my PDF displaying documents at 72dpi?

I created a file in Photoshop with a resolution of 300ppi. However, my PDF keeps producing a file that consists of what is much smaller and more like a 72dpi image. I triple checked my resolution ...
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Editing Photoshop layers in Sketch

Can I edit Photoshop layers from a PSD file in Sketch? If not, is there a way to import a PSD into Sketch?
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gray photos differ between pc and offset printing

i wanted to ask why gray photos differ between pc and offset printing. 86% gray seem whitish gray on pc but became black on offset printing , is there any solution to see how appear grayscale images ...
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Photoshop CC: convert to frame timeline releases only one frame

I have a 20 second animation brought in from After Effects as a jpeg sequence. When I import it, it makes a video timeline, but I need to delete individual repeat frames so I can add a delay to reduce ...
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How do is export a layer with icon from photoshop?

So basicaly 2 questions. First one, I have an icon like this: http://prntscr.com/97uk49 It is on its own layer with tranpsarent background. So for now I duplicate it, onto a new layer. And here ...
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Applying scripts to skip repetitive steps (Photoshop)

I am currently working on an image (wallpaper for personal use) based on lowpoly graphics. When creating the lowpoly part, I have created several triangular shapes, covering the part I wish to '...
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How to adjust online grids to desktop web design and mobile web design in Photoshop?

There are many good grids online (1200px.com, unsemantic.com) that can be downloaded as PSD and used in web design in Photoshop. Now I have 2 questions in relation with this: When I apply this ...
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How to create my own filter in photoshop?

I need to be able to do very specific stuff like : -inside the selection, select pixels that have a color saturation above a treshold X, -then replace those pixels with the average pixel that have a ...
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Drawing smoother lines in Photoshop CS2

I've seen people draw in Adobe Photoshop, however unlike my sketchy lines, theirs come out a lot smoother and I mean a lot. I was just wondering how to do this and if its a system thing rather then a ...