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How do I change color of an image element in Photoshop?

I am trying to change the color of the blue ring around the devil from royal blue to white. I keep receiving a message that says You can not use the Color Replacement tool because it does not work ...
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How can I delete border lines from a 2 frame gif in photoshop?

I am creating an animated logo for my web site. It is a simple 2 frame gif. The only difference between the 2 frames is that the first one has a glowing object and the second one doesn't. Here's the ...
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Photoshop canvas size inaccurate to mm input sizes [migrated]

Just recently when I go to create a new Photoshop (CC2014) document, I put in the document size (e.g. 220 x 158.5mm) but when I open up the canvas size panel the dimensions are different (i.e. 219.96 ...
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How could I achieve an effect in Photoshop [on hold]

I am trying to achieve an effect similar to the one in the picture of the magazine below using photoshop. Any ideas or tutorial for a similar effect? I would also like to know what it is called, if ...
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Why can't I turn off swash?

I have some text that has the OpenType swash feature applied. I'd like to turn it off, but I can't, as the swash option is greyed out. How do I turn off swash when swash is greyed out? What I'm ...
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How to use photoshop or illustrator or CSS to draw this? [on hold]

In Powerpoint, it's easy to create this effect. [Gradient fill] -> [Rectangular] If it is possible, can CSS do this? If not, I was wondering how I can do this in photoshop or illustrator with only ...
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problem after selecting image using pen tool

Am using Photoshop to make this following effect and i have tutorial in PDF of above effect And followed as given in step 2 After selecting after selecting specific part in image i need to go to ...
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Resize or Scale Images changing aspect ratio without stretching?

I want to design a website. I've got some images with different w*h. For example, we have lots of pictures at 800*600 or 1024*768 or something else. In our website we have some restricted frame ...
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Why use Photoshop for Web Design

Aside from its bitmap effects, can someone tell me why I should use Photoshop for creating website layouts instead of Illustrator? To the best of my knowledge Photoshop was never intended to be used ...
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Paragraphing in Photoshop

I'm using CS5 Photoshop. When I use the Type Tool and put some text into a picture, as I press ENTER to start a new paragraph within the same block of text it just de-selects the text and doesn't ...
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how to keep size of image same when moving from illustrator to photoshop and then back to illustrator

I'm trying to put in some nice gradients and effects into a shape from Illustrator while in Photoshop, but when I bring the image back to Illustrator I end up with a shrunk version of the shape... and ...
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Creating an Avengers styled backdrop (8' x 8') for actors to take picture in front of with the people [duplicate]

I need to make an avengers styled backdrop (for costumed avengers characters). Guests will stand in front of it to take pictures with the characters. It needs to be 8' x 8'. I need to set up my ...
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Correct Spot Healing Brush imperfections and tattoo

(this is on adobe photoshop ) I wanted to modify this pic However, after deleting the stars, I got this As you can see there are some black marks... what should i do to get rid of them ? thx all ...
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How to show the dimensions of a document as a ratio

When we are using Image size window, width and height is displayed in percentage, pixel, inches etc. I need to get a pop up window showing the dimension of the document in ratios. Is this possible?
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How to replace color in Photoshop to specific Lab color?

I know how to replace a color in Photoshop (by going to image -> adjustments -> replace color and selecting the color etc.) however I need to match specific Lab colors provided by my client in order ...
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Resizing image to real world dimensions

this may sound like a really amateur question but I'm trying to resize some images to dimensions in centimetres (10cm height x 15cm width to give you an idea), but upon changing two photos to the same ...
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How I can achieve this (light) effect in CMYK illustrator/Photoshop? [on hold]

I want an identical effect for the background done in either Photoshop or Illustrator but I want it print ready that means in CMYK. Ideally I would like the design to be in Illustrator but I think I ...
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Design complicated squared lines in Photoshop?

Do you have any tips & tricks to design complicated squared lines in Photoshop? With pixel precision of course. I use line tool but wonder is there any other more comfortable method. Any help ...
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Textile design in illustrator

Im designing a print for my swimwear line and I'm using images from an artist. the file prints out sharp when it is opened in photoshop but when i place the image in illustrator and print from ...
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How to convert paragraph text envelope to clipping mask in Illustrator CS6

I have some paragraph text that I have modified using an envelope in Illustrator CS6. I can not make it into a clipping mask. I can make it into a mask up until I make it an envelope, after that, I ...
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My blending options are gone

Usually when I right click on the layer on the left and press blending options the dialogue box that appears has a list of blending option including stroke, shadow, glow, gradient, etc. For some ...
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How can I make a double stroke in Photoshop?

I have a group of merged shapes. How can I make a double stroke in Photoshop? I'm using Photoshop CC
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Working with .psb in a psd

EDIT: A Big update on this topic is presented with PS CC 14.2! Now you can have linked smart objects, it works like in InDesign. Just go to File->Place Linked… and choose your .psb file. This is the ...
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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 save a cropped gif in photoshop cs6 [on hold]

After cropping the gif image, I saved it as .gif file of course. But when I tried uploading it online the cropped gif isn't working. How do I save it?
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Can I stop Photoshop from asking for interlaced option when saving a PNG format?

I never want my PNGs to be interlaced. So I wish I could set a bunch of option defaults in the application so that I am saving time when outputting a lot of images as PNG over the course of a day ...
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Limited pixel values in layer effects and styles (Photoshop)

Some layer effects and styles in Photoshop have pixel settings. The problem appears when you want to scale your design. For example, in Bevel and Emboss you are able to set the Size and Soften. The ...
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Custom Background Resizing As Needed

Is it possible to make a square pattern gradient coloured background that resizes as a webpage grows downwards? A square pattern, dark color - light color - dark color etc and as it goes up it gets ...
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Overlaying two frame animations in Photoshop [duplicate]

I've just done two animations in Photoshop, each the same size, same number of frames, using the FRAME ANIMATION function in the timeline. They are on two different photoshop files. The second ...
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Reducing PSD File size/selections

In trying to reduce file size for PSD, does eliminating saved selections do anything? I've found lots of useful tips, but none relating to selections. Thanks.
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Intersection between layers for empty and filled heart vector in Photoshop

I have downloaded a heart icon vector from flaticon, I will use it as "add as favorite" icon, so I need two states: The heart filled with black background with opacity 75% for example ...
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How to create a batch job save a flatten image with the image name written on it in photoshop [duplicate]

Lets say I have 1000 images from a digital camera, named, for example, _MG_7677, _MG_7678, _MG_7679 and so on.. How can I batch create new flatten images .jpg but with the original name of every image ...
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How to stop a brush from darkening the color of a previous stroke?

In the image above, I showcase the problem. I have some marker brushes that have a nice texture on them which shows the tooth of the paper. I'd like to get a more consistent look when I'm coloring ...
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How to save history in Photoshop?

Is there a way to save a file in Photoshop CC 2014 with history? I would like to open a file already saved and see the history.
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What is the math behind gradient map in photoshop?

I am trying to implement gradient map of Photoshop programmatically. Consider below shown gradient map where all white components are replaced by green and black by blue. For other color components ...
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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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Create solid shadow effect on text using Photoshop CC

Is there a way in Photoshop to create the text effect seen on the words "chart" "when" and "present" in this image that does not involve drawing the shapes one at a time?
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Photoshop Action to Make Coloured Shapes from Swatch Library

This might be a bit farfetched for Photoshop, but I was wondering if there was the possibility of creating an action to make 42 rectangles by sourcing the colour from 42 swatches in the Swatches ...
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3D border effect help

can someone please help me and tell me how could I do this border effect in Photoshop? I know it look like a bad design, but this is an old design of my client and he doesn't have the PSD file ...
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What is an easy way to know the resolution of a smart object in Photoshop?

I'm working on a photomontage using smart objects and am wondering if there is an easy way to keep track of their resolution? I normally work in InDesign and find myself really missing my customized ...
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Any methods to improve the skin texture and make it appear HQ when lighter?

The skin texture comes out really rough when I lighten it up, any advice on how to improve overall quality of the main texture with some techniques to make it HQ and which method should I use to ...
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Photoshop makes rectangle when using line tool [on hold]

Pretty new to photoshop... Suddenly the line tool is working like the rectangle tool. I can't get it to just be a line. And if I draw a rectangle (with the rectangle tool), it works but neither the ...
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Need to replicate a split toning (with a colored image)

I've been using the Split Toning functionality of Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw for some time now -- you can see the effect in this video. How would I go about performing adjustments like these in ...
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Outputting files to a platesetter [on hold]

What is the meaning of white hold off when outputting files to a litho platesetter?
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Making an image clean with 2 colors only in Photoshop

I'm trying to take an image that was designed in SolidWorks and exported as an AI file and make it two colors only. I'm using a manufacturing process using UV light so the areas I'm cutting away ...
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Forcing decimal guide with Photoshop

I'm trying to create a Bootstrap grid. But on 1170 width, each column is 97.5 wide, so I will need to create decimal guides. But when I add a guide with the "add new guide" tool, it always round up ...
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how to save as each art-board as separate PSD file in photoshop cc 2015

I am using Photoshop CC 2015. It recently added an art board feature. I love it, but now issue I want to send my customer PSD file but they don't use CC 2015 so how they can see all of my artboards? ...
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Photoshop scroll wheel panning issue [on hold]

Since the most recent update of Photoshop CC (2015.0.0) I am getting an issue where if I scroll/pan using the mouse wheel it seems to continue scrolling for a long time after intended. If I scroll a ...
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Photoshop export to PDF - Shape issues

This little screenshot explains well the issue. I have shapes from Photoshop (also made a test from copying shapes from Illustrator) and exporting to PDF. Here is the ugly results. If I reduce the ...
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Photoshop Overlay Blur Effect Can be used to blur any image [duplicate]

I am trying to create Blurred Overlay that can make any image blur if any image is behind of it. For your reference i have attached few examples and want to achieve same thing..I can create blurred ...