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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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Gradient Map in Illustrator

Is there a way to create a gradient map effect in illustrator? I tried different bledning modes but I cant get it to look the the photoshop version. Thanks in advance for the help.
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save for web Photoshop/Illustrator

I want to save a logo as PNG-24 with a transparent background. Is it completely the same outcome if I Save for Web in Photoshop and Save for Web in Illustrator?
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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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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 this: { "text": "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nullam dui ante, euismod id quam eu. " } I have 6 different Photoshop file (.psd) with ...
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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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How to make Photoshop CS6 render a 2D text into 3D?

I have a 2D logo that I would like to render 3D using Photoshop CS6. I have gone as far as using new 3D extrusion from current selection. However, once the 3D shadow is made, it looks black. I'd ...
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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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How to make Photoshop CS6 open 32-bit depth file?

I have PS CS6 installed and a couple of 32 floating point TIFFs I'd like to process. The problem is, though on that on a basic search on Google I've seen 32 bit is supported, I keep getting the error: ...
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Photoshop plugin for drawing flow charts

I'm looking to add diagram functionality to Photoshop - specifically, the "sticky" functionality where if you draw two boxes and then connect them with a line, when you move a box, the line redraws ...
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Rescale an image on a log scale

I'm trying to rescale a map based on a log scale (so the first inch is about a mile, the second inch is two miles, the third is four miles, etc.). To complicate things, I would like this to be radial, ...
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Combining screenshot with Apple product image (including its generic status bar) with GIMP instead of Photoshop?

I would like to add a proper screenshot to an iPhone product image to create an ad for an iOS 7 app. Apple provides such product images as *.psd files for Photoshop, however I only have Gimp 2.8.10 (...
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Export selected layer from Photoshop to web format

I have this big PSD file (300MB) which I need to somehow, export each layer as a web format (PNG for example) to fit them in a HTML. The only thing I found in PS is in the Scripts menu, the Export ...
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How can I merge a heap of text into an image using Photoshop 2017 CC?

I have a templated PSD image that I want to use to build a heap of "memes" (for want of a better word). I have a heap of tips in text format. Most of them are 1-2 sentences at the most. I want to ...
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How to Customise Photoshop File Naming Using Batch Command?

I have several thousand photos, which I am re-sizing to six different sizes and then saving all sizes as individual files. For example, I have a photo with the filename ABC0001 and resize it six ...
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Gif animation “Echo” problem

I created this animation in premiere and exported it as a gif. Originally the file had a chroma key green background which I removed manually (frame by frame) in Photoshop. When I did "save for web" -...
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How do you prepare an image for a double truck (spread) in a magazine?

I am trying to find a best practice for preparing an image for a double truck or spread of a magazine. My assumption (if the image is equal on both pages) is to split the file in half...for the left ...
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Replace color for all layers

I have a file with about 500 layers, and I need to replace a color in all of them. I looked through different solutions here and elsewhere, and they all suggested using an adjustment layer or ...
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How can I create a brush that picks from several shapes randomly?

I would like to create a brush that randomly chooses a shape from about 5 shapes that I provide. Something like in the image below - the red, green, purple and yellow shapes (ignore the planets and ...
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“Live” layers in photoshop to reflect changes in another PSD file

I shoot with Sony A7r4 and I use sections from multiple photos to stitch together a perfect shot. I work with 16 bit layers only and typically my PSD files reach the size of 10GB+. My shots have ...
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How can I set up an action to bulk pattern fill that selects the next pattern in the folder automatically?

I tend to work with patterns and have an action to help with this. But, I tend to save my patterns as a .pat file, with anywhere from 10-200 patterns within each .pat file. I am trying to figure out a ...
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How do I vary pen intensity more with my Wacom pen in Photoshop?

I have a Wacom Intuos with a Wacom pro pen with 4096 levels of sensitivity. I've always had trouble making my lines' intensity vary. What am I missing here? I know there's supposed to be a graph where ...
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Photoshop: Edit->Automate->Photomerge… mis-aligned focus-stack

When trying to use Photomerge for focus-stacking, Photoshop will displace several layers, rather than correctly aligning & calculating the mask. I think the image says everything
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How to make parts of shapes in an area a different colour

I am trying to make the lines in this image of a lighter tone when they are in the box, similar to: For example, on the green arrow at top left, before the arrowhead the shaft has a slightly darker ...
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How to I get this iridescent duo tone effect?

How to I get this iridescent duo tone effect? I know it's probably quite simple but I have tried many different ideas and can't get it looking like this. Any help would be appreciated!
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Photoshop CS6 issue with image quality when downsizing pasted image

I'm having an issue with Photoshop when I'm adding an image to a canvas. You can see in this image below, I have a crisp screenshot of a section. When I go to downsize this image within Photoshop, ...
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How do I merge multiple materials on a 3d object into one?

This is my first question here, and i'm very very new to 3D modelling so please be nice. I'm not sure what i'm doing so the title probably isn't correct but essentially despite me making sure that my ...
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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 not exporting shapes

Why isn't the lines exporting in the pdf file?
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Why Font becoming blur while exporting as .png? How to export correctly?

While exporting image from Photoshop, The text is slightly loosing its sharpness. But When I take the same as screenshot (or by using the snipping tool)the sharpness remains. The following image is ...
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How to record “export as” as an action in Photoshop CC

I'm using Photoshop CC v20.0.7, and I'm trying to record the [file > export > "export as"] as an action. When I hit "record" and try, nothing is recorded in my action sequence, even though the jpg is ...
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White Background showing as Grey when exporting from indesign to PDF

I have an image in Photoshop that is on a white background. I've imported it into Indesign and added type. When exporting it as a PDF to send on to my client, the white background is showing as a ...
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Is there any way to save as PNG using image processor?

I use following settings to save my open documents as JPG. Whenever I designs (4-5) for any campaign, I just specify my output folder and run it. It helps me a lot. But I use this only for feedback ...
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Color selecting from a layer in Photoshop

If I create a new layer and draw into it with a single color, then change my foreground color, is there any way I can select the color I painted into the layer as my foreground color again, without ...
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How to make the edge less harsh?

I'm using Photoshop and I'm colouring in the sea in my image as you can see below. I'm using a combination of the magic wand tool and the quick select tool and then using the 'fill' option. I'm very ...
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Fit a picture to an area automatically

I am trying to fit a picture (two pictures, actually) to a predefined area so I do not have to do it manually every time. More specifically I want to place a given cover and disc image onto a frame ...
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Best Approaches to streamline production design for assets

I'm looking for some suggestions for how to do best manage a design pipeline that requires lots of assets that need to be created based off a few core templates. For our marketing we have 2-3 core ...

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