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How to switch between group and layers using a keyboard shortcut

How do I switch, using a keyboard shortcut, from selecting a grouped layer to selecting the layers grouped individually?
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How to animate/make a gasoline spill pattern?

I'm trying to create/animate patterns like this, rainbow colors arranged in a gasoline spill pattern: I know you can do some chromatic abherration alterations using smudge tool in photoshop, but how ...
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What “Graphic Design” is and must it include Animations?

Let's consider the following activities, where NO animation 3d nor 2d are involved. Creation of visual material (online and printed posters, badges) to promote events, including the research for ...
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Photoshop Single Row / Column Marquee tools not working

I have problems with the Single Row/Column Marquee tools, selections they make disappear the moment I release the mouse button and often, but not always, the cursor changes to (sorry for the picture ...
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Halo Around Vector Image Pasted Into Photoshop

I created this solid color image in illustrator and then copied and pasted it into photoshop. It gives me a halo around the blue part. When i select that blue part with the wand and fill it with ...
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Photoshop - Moving Indexed Colors?

Is there any way to move colors within the index color table? For example if pure black is index 0, and I want to move it to index 255, is there any way to do it, without re-assigning every color? ...
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making lecture notes for students with hand drawings and handwritten text

I am a teacher and I have been making lecture notes for students with sketches and hand written notes all in Sketchbook with my Wacom Intuos Pro. It was working really well but I started loosing work ...
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Making a transparent pixel color to white in Photoshop

I am saving a PNG in photoshop with a transparent background. Photoshop automatically assumes that transparency has the same color as the edges of the images. For the requirements of the work, I need ...
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Photoshop loves to open my images at 0.132% scale. How can a user adjust the default open scale?

I'd say 80% of the time, Photoshop opens my reasonably sized JPGs at 0.132%. I would love for them to appear at 100% or 75% or some normal size. So that I don't have to adjust it every time. Notice a ...
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What software can be used for creating a 3D model of this type?

I need to create/design a box as shown in images. Basically, to make any ad of this product, I have to take a photo of actual product with camera every time, to fit in any stock image. I have to ...
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How should I approach wrapping objects in composite shapes in Photoshop?

I'm a mixtape designer, who took a long break to learn and get better. This is one of the last things that i cannot seem to find a decent tutorial for at all. In this image, i imagine the designer who ...
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Photoshop - Extract fine text from image; extrapolate background behind text

I'll note outright that I'm new to Photoshop and that this may be a bigger question than I realize, but I appreciate any guidance. I've taken a scan of a water-damaged dust jacket for a book which I ...
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Changing units for margin sizes on Ctrl/Command tool

This the tool that shows how big are a certain element margins related to the canvas (pressing command or ctrl). I want to change the units in the pink boxes so that instead of displaying it in cm, I ...
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Layer styles for liquids in mid-air

I am trying to create a layer style for opaque or semi-transparent liquid splashes/droplets in mid-air. Obviously the bevel & emboss effect is a starting point, but all of the effects I have been ...
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What does align edges option do in different shapes tool in Photoshop?

When we select any shape tool say rounded rectangle tool then we get an option to align edges. My question is what does that option do?
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How to save a 32 bit png with alpha channel (transparency) in Photoshop?

I want to use an image as an application launcher icon for my android application. The android guidelines specify an image for the launcher icon must be a 32 bit PNG image. Please explain the steps ...
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How do I save this as single image in Photoshop? [duplicate]

When I do "Save to web and devices..." it shows me the below screen. When I try to save this, it saves it as separate part images. I want to this as a single image. How do I do that?
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Is it possible to export a layered PNG file from Photoshop to Paint.net?

I do not have Photoshop installed on my own local machine unfortunately, but would like to know if Photoshop can export an image file to a PNG and retain the separate layers for a different program ...
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Photoshop - With Layer 'A' clicked in the Layers window, how do I make a selection for Layer 'B' from the canvas?

Normally I would do these steps to achieve the image above: 1) Click 'A' from the Layers window. 2) Find 'B' from the Layers window, but not click it. 3) Cmd+Click 'B' from the Layers window to ...
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How can I create a circle with a circles-border regularly

I'm trying to make this: But I don't know how should I create that circle-shape border? Here is what I've tried so far .. But I've created those circles (as border) manually which aren't regullar:
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Batch processing in Photoshop executed in a strange order (not alpha-numeric)

I have a bunch of files named "lorem1@2x.png, lorem2@2x.png, lorem3@2x.png... ...lorem11@2x.png" When I try to batch process them, they start at the 10th file, then goes on to the 11th, looping ...
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Trying to convert png rgb to cmyk but how do i found out the question attempting to convert

Where to find this information out below? Is the conversion using the right color profile? The black produced is the one you need? Do the gradients look right, and have a smooth color transition? Do ...
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Saving PSD to PNG with layer transparencies loses layer effects

I've got a PSD of a shirt mockup that has several effect layers for highlights and shadows, and then layers for shirt colors. What I'm trying to do is use this in a web based editor where I can ...
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How to isolate a cat's whiskers from background in Photoshop 2020?

This is our cat: I am attempting to isolate her whiskers from the background: The Object Selection Tool does an excellent job of identifying the cat and selecting it but it struggles with the ...
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how to fix 'could not synchronize the colour settings because colour settings file could not be found' in windows 8.1

could not synchronize the colour settings because colour settings file could not be found. When opening photoshop am getting the error above, how can i fix that in windows 8.1? Am also getting ...
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Photoshop action 'select forward layer' has 'without make visible' attached by default. Can I change this?

I'm trying to make an action that makes a change, then moves up a layer, making it visible in the process. However, when I use the Alt + ] or Alt + [ shortcuts, it only cycles visible layers. When I ...
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How to make a liquid metal effect

I was wondering if anyone could help me. So I've been trying to make a liquid metal effect in photoshop and I'm having some trouble. I wanted to know if anyone had any idea on how to achieve this ...
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How to change the color of a surrounding environment as if it were night?

I want to change the color of the surrounding environment like we are at night
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Matching different text amounts to the same sized logo?

Using photoshop I have a brand logo that I need to use with different amounts of text. for example the logo is 6 points long ...... In one project I need to have 'hello' above the logo - That's ...
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Photoshop is changing text when saving as PDF

When making circular text with photoshop CS6, for example: Circular written text Now, when I want to save my project as PDF the text is getting turned, for example: Turned letters, but the same ...
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Why is my mask in PS semi transparent?

I am trying to remove part of an image, but each time I add a mask, that mask is always semi transparent. Opacity and Fill settings for the brush I am using are set to 100% and blending modes are set ...
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Why can't Photoshop properly open this PNG?

When I try to open this image in PS (CS5) I get red rectangles around the parts of the image that are not transparent. If I copy the image and paste it in PS I get the contents of the image, as seen ...
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How can I make the image black and white except the object in the middle?

How can I make the image black and white except the image in the middle and make that red?
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How can I achieve similar lights for this 3D object?

The left one is my turn on recreating the image seen on the right. I've found quite similar aluminum/metal material and played with the bevel to make it as similar as I could, but I can't replicate ...
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how to revert transform box

I have a photo in photoshop I rotated it and I want the transform border to be straight and not rotated ( straight after rotation ) how can I do that? Thank everyone
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How do you find right plane/perspective to place a product on a photo?

Someone on GD.SE commented that I don't know how light and perspective works. Moreover, the product I placed here near plant is in wrong plane. How do I know if it's right or wrong plane and ...
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Text Committing keyboard shortcut Consistency across Adobe Apps - AE, Premiere, Illustrator & Photoshop

Different Adobe application uses different ways to commit text (or exit text-editing mode) Photoshop - Numeric Enter Key & Escape Key Premiere - Numeric Enter Key & Escape Key Illustrator -...
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Brush following the cursor with lag in Photoshop CC

I am using the brush in black color in photoshop CC but the brush follow the cursor with lag. It is not about performance issues, since if I move quickly the cursor the brush move quickly behind the ...
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Photoshop: How am I supposed to change the keyboard shortcut for “Select Next/Previous Layer”?

According to Photoshop keyboard shortcuts page, the shortcut for "Select next layer down/up" is ALT+[ or ALT+] meaning it hasn't even been set up yet since the [ or ] defines the user changing it ...
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How can I measure the “colorfulness” of an image?

Alright Ive looked at https://www.quora.com/Is-there-a-way-to-measure-color-saturation-in-Photoshop and read Color Theory: Is there a measurement of "colorfulness"? but need an applicable ...
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Photoshop Copy one Text Layer and change font

I want to make a logo. I want to make a text layer and copy it for example 100 times and change each font. Is there any possibility?
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Do shadows of an object have a color?

In the following image, I placed the box manually. Created the shadow and reflection. Now, what seems a little odd is the colors of the shadows of the box and plant pot are different. Plant pot's ...
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How do I scale in a layer style overlay greater than 150% in Photoshop while using the timeline?

I was wondering how or why is there a hard limit to 150% scaling for any layer overlay that's available as I thought this could be anything over 1% in theory. Or is there a trick to get around this? ...
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Save and Close Icon

I'm building an interface for an admin page. The admin clicks a button to choose an icon to save and close the data table instead of autosave. I have always been stumped as to which icon is best ...
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Removing black background on slightly transparent object in photoshop

I have searched for an answer on how to remove a black background to make a transparent image, but none have answered my specific question. Here I have rendered a scene with a light-emitting cube. ...
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How do I learn a certain type (link given) of digital art?

So I have this friend on Instagram who posts digital art (her Instagram is maegandawnsyiem, it's the first link that you see on Google), and I am so in love and fascinated by it. I really want to ...
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CMYK value for luxury gold

I'm designing a flyer, and want to use a bright gold for the logo/header text to convey a sense of luxury and professionalism. Making the printed flyers glossy should go some way to achieving this, ...
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Photoshop knockout text to background

I want to make the overlapping part of the H white or transparent to the background how can i achieve this? i have searched online but couldnt find a good solution. I wanna do this with another ...
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Photoshop Pen Tool is very pixelated

When drawing with Photoshop's Pen Tool, the pen drawing looked very pixelated and not smooth: Is it supposed to look like that? If not, what can I do to fix it?
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Printing flyer design on home printer turns out muddy

I designed a flyer in Photoshop, consisting of bright text over a dark stock image, and tried to print it on my own printer to get some idea of what it would look like when professional printed. ...