Questions that are specifically related to the CS6 versions of Adobe's suite of software. The latest and final version of Adobe Systems' Creative suite, released in 2012. Succeeded by Creative Cloud.

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what is the best size for a mailer in adobe illustrator? [on hold]

I have to make mailers and send them out. Is there a way to make a appropriate size mailer without stretching the artboard?
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In InDesign CS6, how do I get single words in italics into the header by using running headers and character styles

First, I want to apologize if this question has been asked before, but since I am no native speaker I don't even know what words exactly I have to ask for. Maybe then you can help me by posting the ...
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Photoshop CS6 - How to stop Round Shape merging colors with background [duplicate]

This seems like a simple issue and I found dozens of answers around this site and the web, but none of those has fixed my issue. I'm trying to add a shape with rounded corners. I want the colors to ...
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Bending a line in CS6

I am trying to bend a line using the anchor points and direct selection tool. I place the anchor point on the line in center. Using direct selection tool when I drag I get this unexpected ...
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How to change change rendered gradient color to transparent

I have a fairly basic flat image, that is black with a radial gradient that fades to gray (originally purple, but I modified the saturation to try to make this easier). I need the image instead fade ...
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Extracting multiple images from a single image in CS6

I'm trying to make a copy of a logo that I can add some Styles to. The logo: So, I click on the Quick Selection tool and grab the central image. Everything looks great. However, I can't seem to ...
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Extracting an image in Photoshop CS6

In Photoshop 6 there was a menu item to extract an image. Essentially, it would allow you to create a transparent image so that you could apply Styles to the image. In Photoshop CS6 I've found a ...
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Installing fonts to Illustrator CS6 [closed]

I have fonts on a CD and I want ot load them into Illustrator CS6 so that they will be permanently available when I am working in Illustrator.
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How to cut out a shape from another shape that has effects?

I'm making some art that involves molecules and stuff and wanted to cut out a part of the parent ring. I tried the subtract function in the pathfinder that comes in Adobe Illustrator CS6 but it gives ...
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How do you join many PNG images adjacently in Photoshop CS6

I'm new to photoshop and this commmunity. I have 25 images in PNG format, grayscale, 2100 x 2100 pixels and ~50 KB in size. Is there a way to merge the images consecutively in a single PNG file ...
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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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New to Photoshop need help saving PSD file as TIFF file [closed]

I've just created my first photoshop image however as I was saving it, photoshop said that layers will make the file size bigger. I don't want this to happen so any help will be appreciated! Thanks!
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Extend ONE Animation Length in Photoshop CS6 Timeline

I am looking for this to be done on Photoshop's Video Timeline Basically, my issue is making two gifs align with each other such that they both run seamlessly together and loop infinitely. Example: ...
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Multi-object group based on color dodge blending mode and hiding lighting background in Illustrator

I currently am an Illustrator beginner (not to say complete newbie). I created a few objects that should represent transparent glass panels. Each of them are a group composed of: One rectangle ...
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Alt text for many images

In my InDesign CS6 document, I want to make more accessible by adding Alt text attributes to all the image elements in the document. Some pages have multiple, separate images set up in a ...
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Photoshop CS6 transparency issue

I have edited a photo in Photoshop CS6. I made a selection of the image using the quick selection tool and then refine edge. After this I select inverse and delete the background. After saving my ...
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Photoshop cs6 messes with cs5 gradients?

I've got this .psd file that I created in photoshop cs5 that had some semi-transparent radial gradients. When I open the file with photoshop cs6 these gradients suddenly become very blocky and show ...
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Why does Photoshop have a horizontal scrollbar on narrow but long documents and how to disable this?

I mostly work with narrow & long documents in Photoshop. My screen width is 1920px and canvas size in Photoshop is around 1500 px. Which means that at 100% zoom, canvas is narrower than my screen, ...
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Photoshop - Scale an image based on part of the image

Ok, so here's my problem. This is Bill: Bill is a handsome dude, and his image is 400px wide (take note of the pink border). I can size him down to 300px no problem. At full size, he is 109px at ...
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How to make the Paintbrush tool and Pencil tool paths accurate to the image I am drawing

When using the Paintbrush tool or pencil tool in Illustrator, the lines I draw aren't copying the image i've traced over. The paths look correct while i'm doing it initially, but as soon as I release ...
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Photoshop paste into selection from illustrator and keep it as vector smart object

Is there a way that I could paste sth from illustrator into a selection in photoshop? What I want to achieve is the effect which could be done in the same way in indesign(make a box and paste into it, ...
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Adobe Illustrator Maximum Size? [duplicate]

We know Adobe Illustrator allows a maximum dimension of 577.95cm. I want to design 1200 CM *150 CM Poster and 360 DPI. How I can do this in Adobe Illustrator ?
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InDesign: how to get anchored objects to flow within text boxes

Writing my thesis and this drives me mad. I: place images, add captions to them, ..and anchor (see pink arrow) them to relevant text, see image: (ignore here that the image falls off the page ...
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Illustrator CS6-How do I make swatches stay Global after Global Adjust?

[Adobe Illustrator CS6 / PC] I hope someone can help me. I'm usually able to find an answer through Google, but not this time. What I'm trying to do is create a series of color schemes. While ...
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Photoshop file size in relation to print size [duplicate]

If I am creating a fabric design for a digital print that will be printed at 50cm x 50cm, what size, resolution do I make my image? I have been setting at 50cm x 50cm, 300 ppi. However when I save my ...
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Illustrator CS6 How to get my text box to scale upwards when a new line is added?

I am using a point type text box (one that scales horizontally and vertically) but when I add a new line it expands the text box downwards. Is there was a way to get it to jump up when a new line is ...
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How to apply Graphic Style correctly in Illustrator?

This is my first time to post a question. My question should be a best following to the answer below, but I cannot comment it because it requires 50 reputations (which I have only 1 as a newbie). ...
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Open CS5 document in Indesign CS6 without converting

I'm working the layout for a school newspaper using InDesign. However, while the school's computers have CS5, installed, I have CS6 on my home computer. I can access the files from home because they ...
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Minimum Diameter on Photoshop

I am trying to get my pen diameter to get really tiny while only using pen pressure, but it doesn't want to go as thin as I need it to be. Here is an example. The red shows the thin lines that I ...
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Making a mirrored design's text “readable”

I am an amateur texture designer and I have been working on my own design for a vehicle from the game Arma 3. For the side of a vehicle I am texturing for, it mirrors one side to the other. So if on ...
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How to achieve a metal engraving effect in Adobe Photoshop CS6?

I want to make more realistic looking rotary engraved design mockups on a copper surface for clients but can't seem to get it quite right. I might need a new approach and could definitely use some ...
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How to get rid of lines on 3d object in photoshop? [closed]

See on the inside of the circle? it has these lines that won't go away even after rendered!
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Fill the inside of a hollow font

If i have a font that has a hollow inside, how can I fill the inside with color? I've tried using an inside stroke but that only strokes inside the lines, not the character. I can't use masks because ...
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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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Exporting Photoshop Paths to Illustrator?

I'll just start by saying that I have indeed tried the "built-in" "Export Paths to Ai" option and followed-through by changing the view mode in Ai to "Outline" but the document is still empty. I have ...
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illustrator cs6: cut through multiple layers with top layer

I have a vector with multiple layers, through all of which I want to cut through using the top-most layer's shape so that there is a transparent void through the entire design. So far I have been ...
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Can I set a keyboard shortcut for Edit Symbol?

I'd like to be able to set a hotkey that enters edit mode for the currently selected symbol. I checked in the shortcuts menu but couldn't see it there. Is it possible to create a shortcut for the Edit ...
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Script to automatically snap all points to grid in Adobe Illustrator?

How would you write a script to move all points of all selected paths to the nearest (non-pixel grid) grid point? e.g. I want all of the points of each polygon/path to snap to the nearest point on ...
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Data Merge not working in CC 2014 - Works fine in CS6

Having some issues with data merge in CC 2014. Am using an identical file and CSV to that I've been using in CS6, where it works fine. Checked and working now. When I import, it says missing fields. ...
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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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how to make inner shadows on objects?

I'm trying to make some real life shadows of depth on some designs. I've attached some examples of another artist's works that illustrate the effect I'm trying to achieve in Illustrator CS6 Okay ...
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Illustrator CS6: How to cut an area (shape without fill) out of another?

Here's example picture below. How to make all the white areas transparent? Triangles, line and text. I have tried Pathfinder but I can't get it work correctly. Thanks in advance :)
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Snapping issues in Adobe Illustrator cs6 [duplicate]

I'm having snapping issues in Adobe Illustrator. After checking the different snap options, nothing seems to help. There are moments when designing where the program won't let me snap to an exact ...
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How can I move portions with the puppet tool while minimizing distortion within those subsections?

Let's say I have a photo of a face and I want to move say the lips or the eye. It's important to maintain the shape of that part but a little bit of distortion in the surrounding areas -- the nose, ...
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How to make parallel curves in photoshop CS6?

I want to replicate this picture, but I'm having a hard time figuring out how can I make identical parallel curves. Can someone with better skills give me a little help? I tried making curves with ...
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Creating a custom Arrowhead [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a custom arrowhead for a set of 500+ pre-made lines. I am currently able to select one of the default arrowheads from the stroke toolbar, but I need to create a cone shaped one ...
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Can I open Illustrator cs4 files in Illustrator cs6? [closed]

The files that have been saved as illustrator cs4 will not open in cs6. What, if any, are the ways these files can be opened?
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Indesign: hide text in image caption to be inserted into list of figures (TOC)

InDesign CS6: I have a large document with images, they have captions, and I have generated a table of content for these images ("list of figures" not to be confused with the document TOC). What I ...
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Can't find preferences tab to adjust and customize grids

I was just going through this tutorial HERE , and this guy adjusts his grids, by going to preferences, see the screenshot that I grabbed from the video: Now I have the following Photoshop ...