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Open action panel: Window - Actions Click the little arrow in the corner of the panel, and choose new action Give your action a name, click record Proceed to do the actions you want to record. When done, click stop (little square in the player) Now you have recorded an action, and you can apply this to any image by opening the Action panel, choosing ...


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Do you have InDesign? If so, see if you can place the corrupted PSD file and then export it as either a PDF or JPG, (I personally prefer PDF for quality). If this works you will at least now have your flattened version of your PSD. Then open that up in Photoshop and create a new layer and carry on. Good luck.


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You can try it with custom Warp in Transform (CTR + T) Command to give itany shape to your design wether it is vector or raster.


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You can instantly rasterize all the layers. This will remove all text/font information from them (including those that are smart objects). When sending .psd files in the past and dealing with printers this was the route I chose. PRO TIP: before doing this, save this file: "filename_outlines.psd" because once you save and close, you cannot edit the text ...


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In-Design Pros: easy to create a template, especially with bleeds, many business cards allow for a bleed easy to export a PDF to send to the printer easy to import graphics and overlay text, crop graphics/manipulate size/etc Illustrator Pros: easy to turn fonts to outlines immediately to ensure no font issues easy to save as a PDF Photoshop Pros: ...


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Whenever I run batches in Photoshop, I reduce the program's window to it's minimum size, thus effectively 'hiding' the images being processed, which speeds up batch processing considerably. That's been my experience, anyway. And that experience has been on Windows machines, not Macs, FWIW. There was a time when I could simply minimize the window to the ...


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They most likely made this in Illustrator. The person who made this manually placed objects to form the design. You could find a decorate flower set and make your own. There is an option in Illustrator for (object - envelope distort - make with top object) which forms an object inside another object. See example. You would only need to make half and then do ...


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For images, then yes you would want to version of the same image. One original size and the larger version being twice the size. There are a couple of ways you can get your image to work when zooming in. Javascript way, you will want to save the images like myimage.jpg and myimage@2x.jpg. You will then need to download retina.js from ...


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You're right - at this moment in time, there is no easy way around retina displays other than to double the resolution of your PSDs and work with 2x as many pixels. It's actually a lot easier than it sounds, and lends itself well to a non-destructive working process (e.g. using Photoshop polygons for standard shapes, vectors for solid icons and compound ...


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You are correct. You should make your images for retina twice the size you actually need them. Then you should set them in CSS at the actual size. For example You need a 20x20 icon design it and save it as a 40x40 image when you use it on the web page, indicate using CSS that it is a 20x20 image The image will be displayed as a 20x20 image but since ...


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I would draw the rectangle from the opposite site, so as to form your trapezoid through intersection. Just use the Intersect Shape Areas (see screengrab), and once you're happy with the shape, press Merge Shape Components to get your finalised path.


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For each spot channel you want to get rid of, you can: Ctl/Cmd-Click on the spot channel to load it as a selection Create a new layer and fill the selection with your chosen RGB color Delete the spot channel. Be sure to keep the CMYK composite channel targeted except when deleting spot channels. Transparency is unaffected, but you will have to be ...


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in all Adobe Photo Shop Versions, its works 100%, because it is real rule. when selecting TEXT tool, then on menu baar there is all TEXT options shown, in that, there is a tab "T" ,with this a little triangle click at triangle arrow mark and drop down list will appear, in drop down list click on "Reset All tools". then problem solved.


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I can't think of a reason for this behavior to affect multiple layers and be sensitive both to increases and decreases in the red color. I tried several different ideas but was not able to reproduce this, so I'm thinking Photoshop just got confused somewhere along the line. The first thing, then, would be to Save As, then quit Photoshop completely. Reopen ...


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If you set the bit depth too low, you'll only be able to produce a couple of reds. Your red channel is probably not RGB 16 in that layer.


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Highlight a spot channel in the Channel Panel. Choose Merge Spot Channel from the Channel Panel Menu Repeat as needed :) This is going to flatten layers. So if you want the transparency back, you should first create an alpha channel of the transparency. Then, after you merge the spot channels, you can load the alpha and apply a layer mask to reinstate the ...


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(in Photoshop) The easiest way would be to adjust this in the 'effects' of the layers palette. To do so, just go to the bottom of the layers palette, click on the 'fx' button and select 'gradient overlay', adjust the gradient as needed. Note: this is providing you have each piece on it's own layer so the effect can be applied individually. (in Illustrator) ...


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I think this depends on whether you want a raster or a vector version of this graphic. Manually tracing this would take forever in Photoshop; it would be considerably faster in Illustrator, and you could tweak the paths with much greater control, but would still depend on you spending some time tracing. In terms of automatic methods, I have never placed ...


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I will go into details what the "dpi" actually means, by examples; with that, you may just see the answer yourself.: In short, your image consists of dots of colour, which are next to each other. But the do not have size in any physical sense. Now, when you show an image on a screen, you will normally just put the dot colors of the image into the raster of ...


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In this instance the "alpha" is referring to a mask channel, not directly meaning transparency in the image itself depending upon the software being used. What they are actually asking for is a PNG32 format. A 24-bit PNG + 8 bits for transparency. Apple is trying to be diplomatic and state things in the lowest common denominator rather than referring to ...


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There are two ways of doing this: Open the image in Illustrator (if you have that as well) and perform live trace. Don't expect a good result if the image resolution isn't good. See tutorial here: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/11/15/illustrator-s-live-trace-sketch-to-vector/ Once you have live traced, you can simply copy and paste the path into ...


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In addition to all of the assets (icons, images, etc), I prefer when other designers give me a list of fonts, font sizes, and font weights and the the amount of white space between main elements. Giving white space in pixels is important to help make sure the finished product matches the mockup as closely as possible.


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Photoshop CC just added the Generate feature which would allow you to dynamically export layers. that combined with Layrs is pretty awesome. but this won't help you in CS6, sorry. the easiest workaround would be batch rename in bridge, that will allow you the control over the renaming you are looking for.


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I'm assuming you're only doing the design and not the actual implementation? In that case, PSD to HTML generally means that you need to provide the developer with all the assets and details they will need to actually convert your design into HTML. Absolutely yes, it should have the complete, final, polished design of the site, but depending on your client ...


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I'd imagine unless they specifically ask for a wireframe, they want you to design the finished look of the site. Yes you should include all proposed final assets, as you visually see the final result. You should give them some work in progress updates though. As polishing images can take a lot of work, you don't want to head too far in the wrong direction ...


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I don't know how much you know or don't know, so apologies if this seems simplistic. Try... Highlighting the shape with the Magic Wand tool. This will create a marquee (like a line of marching ants.) In the Paths window (open it from the Windows menu), click on the small Path icon in the bottom row (like a circle with a tangential line either side.) This ...


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If you have created the path in Illustrator you can copy (ctrl/Cmd+C) the path in Illustrator and Paste it into Photoshop. Photoshop should give you the option to paste it in as a path, pixels, Smart Object or Shape Layer


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Run the Illustrator, take a path tool and go on. It's enough to draw only a half of this shape. The rest is just a vertical reflection. Believe me it's a waste of time trying to find some other solution. I am pretty sure that the result won't be as you would like it to be.


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Photoshop does have vector tools but in my opinion they are far less intuitive than Illustrator's and don't give you the same level of path control. I think that the graphic you have attached will take considerably longer to construct in Photoshop than in Illustrator. I think you'd be better off going into Illustrator and manually tracing the paths; it ...


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Fortunately it's pretty simple. Create new document and create two shapes. Choose "Path Selection Tool" Select any shape. Ctrl + x (or Cmd + x) Select the second shape using "Path Selection Tool" Ctrl + v (or Cmd + v) Intersect Shape Areas (look at blue circle on options bar)


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When you are switch to the move tool- look at the top of your screen- do you have "auto-select" checked? if so, check to see if you have "layer" or "group" chosen, and toggle those to see if you get the results you want. I played around with this a little bit and what is selected seems to vary depending on what options have been chosen.


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You're right, they are adding the second modifier because there are groups; have you tried working in slices and saving that way instead? You'd get just the single name. Well you'd get a lot more flexibility all the way around, anyway. You could look up how to batch rename via command prompt, if it's not too scary. ^_^


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If I understand correctly, your assets are: CMYK logo Grayscale image This is what I would do Create an empty CMYK PSD file Copy your grayscale image Open the Channels palette. Windows->Channels Click on the Black channel (the last one) and paste your (previously copied) grayscale image. This pastes it ONLY in the K layer, so it will be rendered with ...


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PSD to HTML is the non-preferred way to go about designing and building web sites. The process is very waterfall-based. It's essentially: Visual designer lays out everything in PhotoShop Client approves it, then tosses the PSD over the fence to the dev team and says "deal with it" Dev team "deals with it" and typically produces a bloated web site with poor ...


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PSD to HTML means that you are going to convert PSD into HTML. Give them working HTML + CSS + JAVASCRIPT. But if the client gave you a job to create PSD for the website, as per your question, all you need to do is create a PSD and let somebody else do the conversion.


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I don't know about plugins but if you make a pattern that is 1 px wide, 2 pixels high and has the top pixel black and the bottom pixel white, you will have what you need. You can then take the two images, sized 100% desired final size at 150lpi for the flip as layers in a single document, apply a layer mask to the top image, and fill the layer mask with the ...


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The effect you see on that promotional piece is actually being created by a Brush, not actual vector lines. There's a number of similar packs out there, but take a shot at searching for 'Grid Brush Pack', I believe we have something very similar on our machines here.


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Like @Ilan said, you seem to have tutorial right there on how to get rid of the background, however here's another way of doing it and a way to get rid of the white part. Since it's a black and white image, you could: I'm assuming that this is one flat image you are working with. Fill a new layer with white Hold down Alt key and click the Layer mask ...


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This can be done in Illustrator with the blend tool. You just need a starting curve and an end curve and create all the lines in between with the blend tool. This can be done with lines or shapes. Create a blend with the Blend tool Select the Blend tool . Do one of the following: To blend in sequential order with no rotation, click anywhere on each ...


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I'm using lynda.com. It is a bit pricey, but it gives you a lot of good tutorials with exercise files.


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The answer is NO. Photoshop is raster based so we deal with pixels or more accurately said, we deal with color channels. Layers are really masks that affect color channels. However you can make your dream come true by designing whatever you design in a clever way. For example text can be turned into shapes and then use them as masks of a solid color layer ...


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I've been involved in graphic design instruction and support and often recommend any of the Photoshop books from AGI. Some of the authors actually contributed to official Adobe and Microsoft instruction manuals; so they are definitely authorities in technology instruction.


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Ink is a free plugin that will provide spec documentation for your Photoshop document. It provides layer measurements, text formatting, and layer style information with the option of turning any or all of these on and off. To install, download and run the Ink plugin from the link above. Once installed, reopen Photoshop and open the extension by going to ...


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When you right click to "Stroke Path" there's also a function to "Fill Path" you could use it. I suggest using it first. Alternatively you can Right Click to Fill the Path then go to Layer > Layer Style > Stroke and this will give you much more control over the stroke. There's rarely ever a reason to use the Paintbucket in Photoshop.


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This happens because of anti-aliasing; pixels of lighter colors are generated along edges in order to make it look smooth. The paint bucket doesn't fill those other colors, just the empty pixels. There are so many ways to do this! Since you already discovered the paint bucket, here is a simple way using the same tool: Before you click to fill with the ...


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A great way to mask effects is using graphic symbols, you get to edit the inner elements like in an isolated mode on illustrator and still have a clean mask; the only thing is that it doesn't accept blend modes inside the symbol.


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I know this is really old, but this technique is really useful, make a black square and text layer on top white; group them; go to live filters "other > convert to alpha", go to "adjust color > color fill" and choose your color in this case white, after that you can change the opacity as you want. The good thing about this, text is still editable just use ...


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If you want it just for a quick thing, you can always use double layers one for the square and one for the stroke, select the strokes and apply the "erase" blend mode, change the background to transparent and save for web, done. Another method that might work if the squares will be only one color is to use the convert to alpha live effect, I use this pretty ...


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The top image is a Frame animation. The bottom image is a Timeline animation. To switch between frame and timeline, click the menu on the Timeline Panel and choose the other option... You can also choose whether you want a frame or timeline animation before creating the animation: NOTE! In order to create video timelines you MUST have the "Extended" ...


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Here's my take on it, it's a bit complicated but very effective, and can especially be used when you scan a drawing and want to take the pencil tracing from the white background in order to change the color. (Switch the Ctrl for Cmd if you are on Mac.) Make sure your image is flattened first on a white background Select all and copy (ctrl+a, ctrl+c) Go ...



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