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Photoshop's “print size” is still not accurate despite changed settings (Photoshop won't use decimals?)

Lengthy story here but in short, I followed some tutorials saying that to get an accurate size of your file in Photoshop when using the "print size" option, you divide your screen's current pixel size ...
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Add motion to multiple layers in Photoshop

I have created a painting with too many layers in Photoshop. I'd like to add motion to it and make a simple animation using Photoshop timeline. Is it possible to add a motion one time and extend it to ...
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Designing @1x in XD(vector software) is the same as designing @3x in Photoshop (raster software)?

Hello I'm UI/UX designer so pixels and dpi is regular stuff for me so before few times ago I was used to designing in @3x in Photoshop (1080*1920) with dpi of 326 since designing @1x in Photoshop is ...
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How to paint black mask in After Effects?

Ok, I have some custom effects that I need to paint a mask for in an animation - my idea was either to use After Effects or Premiere. I'd prefer AE. Basically what I need is to be able to paint with ...
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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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Why Illustrator file is opened cropped and distorted in Photoshop?

in order to be able to export in jpg some files made in illustrator i'm using Photoshop to finish this process. The fact is that I've noticed that Photoshop open the file cropped and distorted. 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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Photoshop: How to highlight object corner giving raised effect that is visible irrespective of background color?

I want give this effect on corners that looks raised instead of flat on both dark and light colored objects like below I tried using Bevel & Emboss effect: As you can see below, light ...
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How to export different crop sizes in Photoshop?

I would like to take a typical 2:3 ratio image in Photoshop CC and make a square 1:1 crop and an 8:10 crop. I want to save my crops non-destructively within the PSD file so I have access to my ...
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Is it possible to rotate a gradient fill with its shape?

I find it very annoying to have to change the angle of a gradient fill after having rotated/flipped a shape. Is there a way to rotate the shape AND the gradient fill at the same time ? In other ...
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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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Batching in Photoshop

I have a few hundred images I need to batch process. Basically I need to apply a set of images to a single PSD using the Apply Image function, save as a new jpg with file numbering if possible, then ...
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Photoshop convert to video timeline creates layers for every frame

So, this was working before. I drag&drop a gif into photoshop and it would open as a video timeline (not per frames) I don't know what i did but: now it opens a gif as a frame animation like ...
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Does this style of design have a name? Fun meme stuff with cats, dogs and bling-bling

Ie. fun meme stuff with cats and dogs. Stuff you'd typically do in Photoshop in 5 minutes, with rainbow colors, Comic Sans MS etc., often combined with bling-bling and other elements from hiphop ...
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Snap image to path in Photoshop CC

I'm sure this can be done but not sure how to accomplish it. I have rectangle banner layer that I skew for perspective. I have several variations of the rectangle banner that are not skewed, but need ...
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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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Multiple save batch automation

I would like to know how to create multiple sizes of the same file and save them with a different Document names using Photoshop CC's Batch Automation Command. Any help would be appreciated.
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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 ...
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Printing complex illustrations

I make illustrations in Illustrator using 6 to 8+ colours, masks, compound path and halftone colours and typography. On the current job (Poster Illustration without text only illustration) i needed to ...
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Resize Selection In Photoshop Like in GIMP

About 15 years ago, I was a Photoshop user. Then I stopped using it and exclusively used GIMP. Now I'm trying to get back into Photoshop and there is one thing that is driving me absolutely nuts. 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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How to depict mockups longer than the device

just wanted to ask what would be the best way to depict screens that are longer / wider than the device itself. For example a list, that has some kind of important item at the very bottom that is off-...
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Convert a PSD Photoshop file for Gimp

I'm looking for a script or any another solution to convert a PSD file for Gimp because our developpers use to work with Linux. We've seen that some layers don't work, it is necessary to merge the ...
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Is there any way to label a grids rows and columns with numbers in Photoshop CC automatically?

So you draw your grid automatically (which I know how to do). Then I want it to number just the row and column automatically like so:
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Automated face selection and resizing

I live in Europe and in my country there are a lot of applicants every day for the DV Lottery. I need some way to automate my work when adapting the images to the requested format. Basically what I ...
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PSD file memory techniques in relation to file size

I'm familiar with the usual advice on how to reduce PSD file sizes but haven't seen any addressing knowledge of some of what Photoshop itself does in regards to storing various layer types. I have a ...
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How do I make colours consistent between different programs?

Ever since Windows 10 big update about a week a ago I am having some issues with colour between different programs, namely Photoshop (CS6) and Corel Draw (X7). (Illustrator is the same as Photoshop) ...
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Use Photoshop alpha channel as input to filter value

We all know (or at least I hope we do) that in Photoshop, alpha channels are very powerful tools for creating a variety of complex effects by interpreting the greyscale value as a value from 0-255, ...
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InDesign-like “Background Tasks” panel in Photoshop

Is there a plugin or something that supplies a InDesign-like "Background Tasks" panel to e.g. monitor the saving process of files? I'd like to be able to monitor this process when in fullscreen mode, ...
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Color Profile Proof - Deep Blacks with simulated paper color?

I am not entirely new to graphics design in general, but this is the first time I will send my work off to a professional printing business working with the following details: FOGRA39 (ISO Coated v2)...
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Shape Stroke Disappears When Modifying

So, let's say I have a shape and I use the shape/path stroke. I set it to 5 and there's a stroke now. Cool. I modify some things in the shape path and the stroke disappears. If I set the stroke level ...
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Merging 3 layers, but name the new merged layer as a combination of the 3 layers merged

I don't even know if this is possible but i hope it is. Photoshop CS6 So i have 3 layers 01 02 03 i want to select them all and merge them, but i want that merged layer to be named 01,02,03 Is this ...
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Erase/Select all contiguous shapes smaller than a certain number of pixels in Photoshop

I have a layer in Photoshop of star trails, but just the trails themselves. Every pixel in the layer, for now, is white. Around the pixels there are also stray pixels of white that are a result of ...
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Using variables and datasets to import tabular data into Photoshop

I need to design a table in photoshop that will allow me to edit it's data with variables and datasets. I've attached an image to give you a basic idea of the variables that need to be in the table. ...
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Photoshop quick export is saving wrong size

I'm trying to export a simple document using File > Export > Quick export as PNG. It's a banner with 240x400 but Photoshop is exporting with dimensions 212x400, so it is reducing width and I have no ...
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Needing help with Shoelace font

Im trying to create a z and an i in this style of font I've never used a graphic design type software and kinda just winging it at this stage so any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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How do I export Photoshop Raws with PC byte order? (Photoshop CC 2015)

I know that older versions of Adobe Photoshop allowed you to choose Mac/IBM PC byte order when saving as a Photoshop RAW, but the option's not visible in CC 2015.1.
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How to export Photoshop shapes to svg with exactly same stroke effects

I'm not a designer, but I have to export image assets for a website from a PSD layout. I would like to use SVG format for icons for the sake of retina graphics support on the website. Some icons (...
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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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Save as PDF in Photoshop: error and/or bad result

I've a problem exporting PSD files into PDF. DISCLAIMER: I rarely work with PDF and I'm probably doing a rookie mistake here. I have to print a 70x100cm BW poster so I created a new file 70x100 cm ...
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How to stitch images vertically in Photoshop?

For fun I want to stich together the starwars saga. I have the images downloaded and I am stiching them in chunks. The problem is when a graphic element is duplicated and also rotated in separate ...
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Text messed up when exported as PDF

When I am exporting this file as PDF the text gets messed up. What causes this and how can I fix it? It's a regular text element and standard pdf presets. Merging all the layers and rasterising it ...
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Why does the object I make 3D in PS CC 2015 not take on the same color as the front, for all the sides?

When I turn an object 3D in PS CC 2015 I want the whole object to be the same color but the front is in color and the other sides are gray. How do i make the whole 3D object the same color? Full ...
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Stupid rendering time on PS (3D layer)

I feel wrong, but it's just as simple as this: two words, extruded text, simple flat white material, default lightning, nothing special. Rendering time on 3D Studio Max-VRay about 1 minute (2K size ...
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Something is wrong with the levels of my textures

I'm trying to learn the UV mapping process in blender and I'm following a video tutorial. At a certain point,he says that there is the need to use adobe photoshop to paint the textures. I've been able ...

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