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Questions tagged [adobe-photoshop]

Questions about Photoshop, Adobe's graphics and photo editing program. Ask anything related to designing and editing graphics with Photoshop.

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Layouts for website 30% bigger. Could the problem be related to dpi?

I created multiple layouts for a whole website with 150dpis. I sent the layout to the developer and when I got the site back it was horrible. The fonts were very big. The images too. The sizes are 30%...
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Open Photoshop Smart Object in Illustrator instead of Photoshop

When I go Create New Layer => Convert to Smart Object => Double click on Smart Object thumbnail it opens in Photoshop as a .psb, but I would like it to open in Illustrator. How do I get all my ...
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How to run photoshop closed?

Is it possible to run photoshop without running it? I want to run an action that basically replaces image layers and text layers, and quick exports results. Summing up, I have come to know about ...
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How to move up and down the layers panel in Photoshop using the keyboard on Scandinavian or German layout?

On a U.S. keyboard, you use the Option/Alt+[ or ] keys to move up and down layers. My problems is that the brackets on the Scandinavian keyboard are located on the 8 and 9 number keys and do not work ...
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Photoshop Pencil Tool Won't Draw

I've been struggling with this for some time now. The tool is set to pencil tool. The color is set to black. The layer is at the top of the layer stack. But still it won't draw a simple line. ...
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Exporting AI file to PSD - why do my layers merge?

I'm trying to export an AI file, which has a ton of sublayers under one layer and some groups and stuff. I've tried exporting to PSD, following the guidelines I've found online (Write Layers and ...
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Deselect layers in Photoshop

There's already a post similar to this, which describes there is no built in shortcut to deselect multiple layers, but I can clarify my problem a bit. control + click will select a layer in Photoshop....
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How to make realistic previews of my designs, especially for curtains?

I am an intermediate level of graphic designer planning to start a new business of making and selling curtains and pillow covers I've seen some of the sellers and other graphic designers that they ...
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Making living room scenes with rugs

I want to showcase my rugs for customers on my website and looking for a tool to create a scene like this: I can't do photography in real room or studio and I was told that there might be an app to ...
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How to change in photoshop script color of Smart Object Layer, or Rasterized Image?

I need to change color of Smart Object Layer in JS script. I found how to change TextLayer, but SmartObjects haven't "textItem" property. Need to change it like Color Overlay works in Photoshop. For ...
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Why are my printed colors duller than expected?

Basically, I've designed a booklet on Photoshop CC. It's an informational booklet so it's quite vibrant with lots of colours and pictures in it. I've finished it and exported all the files into PDF ...
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How do I convert a 3d drawing to a 3d image in Photoshop? [on hold]

This is the drawing I would like to convert to a 3d image. Help!!!!
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Transform Controls Bug in Photoshop CC 2019 Update

Found a little bug in the most recent Photoshop CC 2019 update that makes the Transform Tool controls invisible in the workspace. The controls are still functional but you have to find the controls by ...
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How do you make a sunburst brushed metal effect?

How do you make a sun brushed metal effect like in the image below? I've tried motion blurring a noise layer but this gives to much blur.
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Yellow in Shadows

The image attached has some yellow fringing on and under the arm near the shadows. The yellow only appears when I open the image in PS (left). When opening it elsewhere it is not there. Any ideas on ...
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How to do line optical illusion art effects?

I was wondering how I can do this type of optical illusion. Is it done manually or is there a quicker way to do it. Thanks ahead of time.
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Blending and Textures

I am having the hardest time trying to create the effect between the image subject and the background texture in the reference below. Obviously the image is masked to blend into the texture, but what ...
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How to save 3D PhotoShop text and imaging as PNG or GIF…?

I've been working with PhotoShop for awhile. This has been the first time I've tried to save an image as a PNG or GIF and had it be an unavailable as a save file format. Did some research, I believe ...
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file size is unexpectedly large

i'm working over some artwork but the document size showing in the photoshop in the system i'm using is more than 1 GB. Although, the size of the PSD file is 33.6 mb. Due to this, photoshop is hanging ...
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Edit multiple layers

I want to scale two layers up by the same amount, using Edit > Transform > Scale. Can I link the layers so that scaling one of the layers also affects the other by exactly the same amount?
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photoshop selection is fuzzy

I found a duplicate post here but with no answers. I looked at this guide from adobe on how to feather edges hoping I'd find an answer but my Feather: option is already at 0 px. I have never had this ...
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I need to create 60 unique framed mirrors for product images, looking for a way to automate

Basically I am given an image and I need to create a framed mirror I also need to be able to adjust the width of the moulding individual of the mirror because the width of the moulding needs to stay ...
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how to export from PHOTOSHOP cs6? [on hold]

I'm just done working on my stop-motion play for my daughter on a trail downloaded a week ago ! does anyone can help ?
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Specs of Video on Photoshop

I created a video on Photoshop with specs being (WxH) 2560 x 768. Unfortunately I cannot render the video with these specs, Photoshop allows me a maximum height of 2304. How can I change the setting ...
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Meaning of icon configuration in Photoshop Layers panel

A video course I am following shows the Layers panel as below: When I duplicate the course instructions, my Layers panel shows the following: What would be causing the different display? I am using ...
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Photoshop Pen Tool fills outside of path

When using the Pen Tool in shape mode, the shape is filled outside of the path instead of the inside. How do I make the Pen Tool fill the inside?
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How to change brush size when it’s already saved in layer?

My problem is that this brush has been applied in a layer and I can't change it. I’ve made a drawing using some path to brush .. after doing this, I’ve realized that the brush size was too thin. Any ...
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Slightly blurry vintage/VHS effect

I don't know what to call this effect, but I am in love with the look of this: https://vimeo.com/280574752 music video. Can anybody help me figure out how this effect might be created? I can almost ...
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Suggestions on how to improve this logo?

So I'm trying to make a logo that: Represents two initials: L and R ; The L is supposed to look somehow like a bird, you will see in the photo; The letter R is going to be a lowercase "r" that's ...
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Life size image in Photoshop

I've noticed that Photoshop makes my image size, specified in inches, smaller than it really is. Approximately 1 inch both in height and width. Since this is an approximation and not exact, and ...
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Gimp - Level adjustment as layer, like photoshop?

Is there any way to adapt the levels of an image through a specific 'level' layer, like in photoshop ? I find it very handy to have it as a layer. See below, I'havent found a way to achieve that... ...
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After exporting a PDF from Illustrator, it opens as a different size in Photoshop

I have an image that I created in Illustrator and need to work with in Photoshop. The size of the artboard in Illustrator is 240cm width x 360cm height. I export to PDF, however when I open it in ...
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what software do you prefer? [closed]

what software do you prefer the most interface design sketch app or Photoshop?
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Restore Photoshop Text Layer Name Auto-Updating?

Text layers in Photoshop will auto-update the layer name with the text content of the layer unless you manually edit the layer name in the layers panel. Then it retains the manually entered layer name....
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How do I remove excessive noise from an image?

How do I remove the excessive black speckling in this image? I'm not sure how to tackle this, the background I'm not worried about. Its more of her face and gown. Thanks Edit I started playing ...
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How would one achive this black and white glitch-ish text effect in photoshop or illustrator?

I've been trying to achieve this black and white distorted text effect behind the green SUNDAY NOVEMBER 26th letters with no succes. I'm specifically struggling trying to duplicate the letters in ...
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How do I break apart text in Photoshop?

I have a word in a text layer in photoshop. I want each character to be on a separate layer, how can I do that?
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How to Center Layer Inside Zoomed View

I know how to align and distribute layers in various ways, but one thing I can't seem to find anywhere is if it's possible to center a layer inside the viewport while I'm zoomed in. I hate having to ...
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What text color looks good on a black and white background? (photoshop) [closed]

Creating My latest piece but don't know what color to use on a black and white background any help?
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How to distort artwork for printing on a cup?

I need to print using my regular office printer a design I have already made to wrap around to the shown here under mug. As you may notice that the circumference of the top part is wider than the ...
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How can I copy a RGB value of a swatch or a layer to an adjustment curve

I need to change the color of the source to the Target swatch color, so I need the RGB values of target to be copied to an adjustment curve layer. There are scripts for copyong RGB values from INFO ...
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Replace individual colors in multiple layers

The goal Replace individual colors in a multi-layer Photoshop document in a way that is flexible and efficient enough to be done a multiple times in the production process—like when I need to update ...
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How to remove stains from a white dirty car?

I wanted to "clean" a car using Photoshop but Healing tool etc. don't work good enough to remove the dirt. It looks like this:
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Smart Filter on Smart Object only on Selection Photoshop

If my layer is rasterized and I select something (say with the marquees ellipse), the filters apply only to that selection - moreover - they apply centered on the selection. For example, using the ...
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How to export groups to separate PDF files in Adobe Photoshop?

I have 180 groups (see image for example), each group is a different label design. I need to export each group as an individual PDF file. What is the best way to achieve this? I know how to export ...
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CS5 export layers as files with NO number sequence

I am using cs5 layers to modify and then exporting layers as files. While saving CS5 automatically adds some number sequence at the end thereby modifying my original filename. It automatically ...
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Photoshop: Embed linked files

Ok, so now here's the deal: I have been working on a .psd for a while now, using linked smart objects. Now it is time to hand it off to someone else. Is there some kind of possibility to embed all ...
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How can recreate this overlay gradient

Looking to make a banner image for a website and I've tried to recreate these two images using a few different gradient patterns but I can't seem to get close enough to the referenced images. Both are ...
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Is there a “Fit to Canvas” option in Photoshop like there is in Fireworks?

I am a Fireworks user new to Photoshop. In FW there is the very handy "fit to canvas" button in the properties panel at the bottom which when clicked snaps the image to the canvas by adjusting the ...
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How to enumerate images on A4 print for multiple pages on Phtoshop?

I have to print some labels on an A4 paper. These labels need to be enumerated with iteration for multiple prints. About 8 labels per page, and more than 10-15 pages, depending on the requirement. I ...