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

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Script to pick closest Pantone from CMYK reference in Photoshop

I'm trying to script the process of selecting the closest Pantone+ Solid Coated colour from a CMYK reference in Photoshop. Manually the process is: Click on the Foreground Color picker. Enter a CMYK ...
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Photoshop: making the outer glow colour dependent on edge colour

Looking to make a lighting effect with a scatter brush that makes circles of different colours on the same layer (using scatter and colour dynamics). I'd like to add the outer glow effect on this ...
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Calculate the color percentage of an image

Is there a way to calculate the percentage of color that an image has? For example and image of a black and white chess board would show 50% black, 50% white. Is there a software program for that or ...
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How can I recreate this typographical style? What effects/processes should I use?

I have been scrolling through various places on the internet and I've come across this typographic style multiple times, and I can't work out how to do it. Can anyone help??
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Generate PNG`s from SVG`s (Asset Generator)

I am using Photoshop 2018 CC. Currently I try to generate Apple iOS compliant icons from several SVG`s (https://materialdesignicons.com): xx.png (24x24) xx@2x.png (48x48) xx@3x.png (72x72) The ...
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Liquify Filter on Smart Object - Mesh not loading after a while

I'm working in Photoshop CC 2017 and I use the liquify filter on smart objects frequently. Between saves the liquify filter mesh stops working for some reason. I have tried to replace the smart object ...
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Photoshop content not moving with Artboard

Content move along with artboard when changing position by dragging with the mouse, but changing position from properties panel only moves the artboard, not content. .
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Problem with bold line in pattern after I export file from Illustrator into Photoshop

I made pattern in illustrator, imported into Photoshop and I get bold line over all edge lines. How to remove that problem? Don't know what to do. I turned off AA in general settings and in ...
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Photoshop's spot-color channel mixing method

Photoshop seems to have a special mode for blending spot-color channels. Let's look at an example: blending full opacity red #ff3c1f with full opacity cyan #1cd4c6. If I create two spot-color ...
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Can I get 'Clone Source' values with a script in Photoshop?

Is it possible to get values of this panel with a script in Photoshop? I tried to use xbytor's Getter.jsx but it didn't register any changes in these fields.
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How to get a layer's dimensions (including transparent border)?

I need to know the dimensions of a masked layer with transparent area to resize it to the same dimensions of another layer. If use the bounds data I get the dimensions of the pixels, but not the ...
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Text cut off when saving as Photoshop PDF

I have been having an issue lately when trying to save a A4 size document in Photoshop to PDF. When i save the document, some text on my PDF have the top and bottom of the text cut off making the ...
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Objects outside of Art Boards are extremely sharp

As shown in the picture below, I drew a regular white brush stroke that transitions between an artboard, and the "regular" canvas below. But the problem is, why does it increase the crispness when it ...
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Photoshop glitched, but I liked it, and now want to script it

I was trying to File → Place Embedded this Youtube video screen shot into a Photoshop file and it kept glitching, each time differently. Here are two examples of what it looked like. This is a whole ...
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Photoshop: How to reverse normals of 3d layer?

I am using Photoshop CS5 and created a cylinder 3d layer (3D -> New Shape from Layer) from a seamless clouds texture. I wanted the image to be warped like a tube, and succeeded, but the tube is convex;...
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Calling a (simple) photoshop script rapidly (many times per second)

This is the script, it's actually just one command: app.foregroundColor.hsb.hue=app.foregroundColor.hsb.hue+10 The script is merely a replacement for a non-existent keyboard shortcut. I'm calling it ...
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How to created 3d text with square ridged border in Photoshop

I want to make 3d text in photoshop that has a thick square border, with a different color than the text, very similar to this: I've been playing with these contour settings: But this is the closest ...
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CS6 layer via copy is copying the opposite part

I'm using the pen tool in Photoshop to select a part of my picture, but when I select the part and use magic wand tool to use layer via copy, it removes the selected part instead of copying it. What ...
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Photoshop CC keeps adding blank layers to my GIf images

Photoshop CC is adding blank frames in to the gif that I am creating from a video. Even if I delete the blank layers or put something on them it still exports with blanks that cause the image to ...
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Weird black space behind artboard

I'm using Photoshop and opened new artboard and notice a strange black/grey area behind it. It stands out more when I try to save the file as it turns that area white. What is causing it and how do I ...
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32-bit float EXR with GIMP/Photoshop

I've modified UE4 to render in 32-bit float color depth, and to then grab the output and write it to an exr file also with 32-bit float color depth. I've set Unreal's gamma value to 1.0, so there ...
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Resizing Text/Shape/Anything With and Action in Photoshop CC 2018

i am trying to create an action in Photoshop CC 2018 that will allow me to batch resize a piece of text to a specific spot on the canvas. I have my PSD with all of my necessary layers in, i have then ...
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Removing background around text-heavy image

Recently lost my father and going among papers I discovered a sheet depicting our family coat of arms, along with text explaining all the details and a brief history of the family name. It is ...
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Photoshop Temp Files Become Too Big on Scratch Disk To Save File

I keep on running into a problem where Photoshop temporary files become so large that I don't have enough space on my hard drive to even save the file. The temp files aren't able to be deleted with ...
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PDF Print Output is Blank

I have created a Photoshop PDF in Photoshop. The PDF can be sent to my desk printer but the printer only outputs a blank page. My printer is a humble monochrome HP LaserJet P1102w. I am saving the ...
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Recreating bursh on paper to stroke line in PS

I have the paper on which I have drawed little "sketch" And this "sketch" I need some how recreate, to look like it was done in photoshop with fill brush, and the edges remained rounded. For example ...
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Control positon when replacing the content of a smart object

Let's say I have a smart object at the top-left corner of my picture, as shown in the first capture: If I replace the content of this smart object (right click > Replace Contents…) with an image that ...
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Batch export OBJ files from Photoshop keeping the PSD filename

I have an action that takes a psd with a 3d layer that: Resets the rotation of the Object Moves it to the Ground Plane Unifies it Exports to an obj file (here lies the problem) Closes the document ...
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Clipping/Masking On A Timeline/Tweened Frames On Photoshop CS5 and Up

Good day, Art Creators! I have a questions with regards of clipping or masking a certain part of a GIF that I'm making - I'm not sure how would I explain it, but I'd rather show it below: Here's ...
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Best way to automate the creation of PS-Mockups

I have designed several template pages in Indesign for sales purposes. Whilst most of the design stays the same, some elements (like logo and name) get individualized for each client. Afterwards I ...
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Photoshop Javascript - Resize not working correctly

I have written a script in Javascript for photoshop which gets user input (number of boxes on the desktop) then converts it into pixel sizes. The problem is on resizing, the layer doesn't change to ...
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How to make font size resize automatically to fit in a text box in photoshop using script

I have a JSON file like: { "text": "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nullam dui ante, euismod id quam eu. " } The text object above contain 15 character. And, I have 6 ...
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Preview text size change in Photoshop CC 2018

In Photoshop, since time began, when you selected text and then used the arrow keys on your keyboard you could see dynamically the text change on screen as you increased and decreased the point size. ...
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PS CC — How to do an addition in the width/height field?

I've got an old issue with Photoshop CC. I would like do to an addition in the Width / Height field of an element, just like that : Does someone know how can I do ? I searched on the web, but I didn'...
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Can I distort a pattern that I have created in Photoshop in a circular way?

Can I apply any pattern that I have created in Photoshop in a circular way as if the pattern itself was emerging out of the centre of the circle? I tried to scale, distort, add filters and everything ...
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Trouble with .csv File & Variables

Long time lurker, first time poster. I've been having trouble since updating to macOS High Sierra when using Variables. I save the Excel file as a .csv but when I go to import it into Photoshop, it ...
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Is there a way to edit the origin point of a brush?

I was playing around with brushes in photoshop and was wondering if it is possible to adjust the position of the origin point within a brush shape. As far as I know the origin of a brush tip shape is ...
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Batch Data-driven variables automatically size text to fit a defined area

so I want to know if it's possible to generate text on image with fixed width and adjust the text to fit the full width if, for example, the variable name length is short. Example in attachment I ...
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Smart Object Not Transforming Correctly In Animation

I'm doing a simple animation mockup and for some reason, a section of the smart object layer won't stay. The animation is simple. The iPhone just moved right then back left again. The bottom corner ...
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Photoshop CC Text Overrides Block Character Styles From Working

This is more of a description of a problem I'm having and not so much of a question. When I make a paragraph and format it to be the right size font and color, I can't highlight text and click on a ...
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Why does Photoshop decrease resolution of image when saving as PDF

I'm creating a PDF for print as a poster. I've tried several times saving my Photoshop PSD image as a PDF yet no matter what options I select (High Quality, X1A, etc. it always downsizes the ...
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When converting RGB to CMYK colour changes in print output

I am designing a poster in pink colour in RGB mode. The printing person ask me a CMYK file. I changed the mode to CMYK and send it to them, but when output comes the colour totally changes, it turns ...
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Photoshop has much bigger pixel width than the actual element in a browser

Why? I do a screenshot of let's say 960px wide element and it has about 1400px in Photoshop. Zoom level is 100% I guess it's due to Windows rescaling.
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In Photoshop, are the corner handles of a selected object independently controllable with the keyboard?

If you make a selection with the rectangular marquee tool, and then attempt to transform using Edit > Transform > Distort it creates a bounding box with handles around the selection, for you to ...
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Image on image in bulk help please

I hope that some kind soul could take time out to write me a very clear explanation of how to perform the following task, I am told that this can be done in photoshop through actions and or batch ...
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Photoshop - Is there a way to re-link a file to the same size?

I'm trying to add two images to my photoshop document. The images are different but I want them to be the same size in the document. The images have the same aspect ratio but one is slightly bigger ...
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Editing a PSD using Gimp

I am totally new to this sort of thing. I have been sent a template of a banner (see below) that I need to edit. It is a simple four layer PSD file that I am going to open in Gimp as I can't justify ...
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Add 3D objects to the same scene in Photoshop

I've just created a bunch of 3D objects with material settings, positions and animations that I like, using Photoshop (CC 2015). If I play the animation with a 3D object layer selected that ...
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How to stop losing adjustment effect in photoshop when saving image?

Ok, this problem is driving me round the bend. Basically whenever I try to save my finished drawing on photoshop CS6, the background texture to my drawing darkens considerably. Here are some photos of ...
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Issue with color profiles in grayscale images (compared to GIMP)

X-Post https://www.reddit.com/r/photoshop/comments/5v4zid/issue_with_color_profiles_in_grayscale_images/ (slightly edited) Hi everybody! I hope the language barrier will not be noticed (feel free to ...