Questions tagged [save]

Questions about storing work in a file of a certain format. Can also apply to exporting an existing file to a different file format.

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saving illustrator file in photoshop after edit as? [closed]

new to using illustrator.. (and in combination with photoshop) have photographic images i've added a single line of text to in AI.. reimported image to PS to retouch.. now can i save the file again ...
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Not able to save in JPEG format [closed]

There in no option of saving a file in JPEG format. suggest please
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Create my own color palette in Photoshop

How do I create and save custom palettes to reuse on other projects?
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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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How to 'Save as' in the same folder using File Naming option with Photoshop Actions?

Let's say I want to make a black and white version of all images in a specific folder and all it's subfolders, and I want to preserve the subfolders structure. Currently when I go to File -> Automate ...
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Cannot save .AI as .EPS: vector becomes rasterized and pixelated

I have been trying to save an .ai vector as an .eps, but no matter what settings I try, the result is a heavily pixelated raster image. How can I get a clean vector EPS instead? What causes ...
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Save As/Export as normal PDF (not Photoshop PDF) in Photoshop?

I just want a normal PDF, as I will not edit the PDF, but rather go back to the PSD. Is there an option for saving as/exporting as just a normal PDF? If not, what settings do you change in the ...
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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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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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Backup storage solution for video/RAW photographs

I work as a designer/photographer for a <10 person startup. We rely heavily on photography and video in our work. Currently we use Google Drive to store edited photos and graphics, however, have no ...
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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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Saving Images for web and print use

I am editing multiple jobs in Lightroom. I will be uploading all to my blog and I might also need to print some of them (not sure which ones) in the future. I dont want to double save same images for ...
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Actions in Photoshop

I recorder action sequence and toggle dialog window ON on file savings to change a saving file folder. And every time I saving .jpg file it add a "copy" word at the end of file name. How to prevent ...
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Photoshop: why won't layer styles render correctly?

Been trying to search for an answer online for quite a while now but can't seem to find anything new. I'm familiar with layer styles and I've been merging them down to rasterize a layer, but for some ...
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Photoshop exports image but not layer mask (no transparency)

I have a photo of a person. I used quick selection to select person and then a layer mask (which is linked) to get transparent background. Looks fine in export window (background is checkerboard), ...
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Easily save .png from Photoshop without any dialog?

I'm currently working on a graphic, where as soon as I update the image (save the file), the window updates itself. However, every time I want to save, I have to switch the file from a PSD to a PNG, ...
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Photoshop CS6 and .psd Photoshop CC 2014

The project was created with multiple layers (visible or not) in Photoshop CC 2014, then this project has been opened Photoshop CS6. PROBLEMS: a) When you copy all (Ctrl + A > Ctrl + Shift + C) ...
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How to automatically batch export with name+subgroupname in Photoshop CC

I have a PSD file which the designer draws textures for a game character. This file has group folders such as hair, eye etc. In each group there are other group folders named with numbers such as 1,...
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Open CS5 document in Indesign CS6 without converting

I'm working the layout for a school newspaper using InDesign. However, while the school's computers have CS5, installed, I have CS6 on my home computer. I can access the files from home because they ...
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Problem saving svg with inkscape

I just started playing with inkscape on Ubuntu, and I'm facing a problem when I'm saving svg files. When I save my file and close it, the miniature in Nautilus doesn't correspond to the file itself. ...
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Trying to save an Illustrator document to a 20K GIF/JPG

I need the file to be exactly 20K. When I save it as JPG, the smallest I can get it is 32K. When I save it to Web, the largest I can get it 2K...is there an in between or a way to save it exactly that ...
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Saving for web is not crisp

I have a logo (compound path) in Adobe Illustrator CC (latest version). When I open the file in AI, all is good and crisp. I can zoom in and re-size whilst keep things crisp and sharp. However when I ...
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Is there a 'Remember Selection' tool or option in Inkscape?

As I'm working with developing a "gear" concept with the Extension > Render > Gear > Gear tool (in Inkscape) I'm finding that I am constantly selecting a large group of 'specific' nodes in my shape. ...
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Shortcut for not saving document in Illustrator

I am using Photoshop in Mac and I know there is a shortcut key for not saving a document, which is Cmd + Shift + '[back] Delete' (the one same as Windows' Backspace), but I cannot find the same ...
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Why does Photoshop want to save JPEG as quality '10' out of 12?

I'm currently editing a bunch of images (JPEGs) and Photoshop keeps wanting to save them as 10/12 instead of 12/12. Why does it constantly want to save it as 10/12 instead of 12/12? Is there an ...
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Can't save my Photoshop work as a .png anymore [closed]

Recently I made an Windows update on my computer, but since the update I can't save my projects as a .png anymore. This is a major problem for me, because I'm building up the website for our company ...
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How can I stop Outlook from screwing up images inserted into an HTML email? [closed]

(using: Windows 8.1 [running at 125% DPI], Outlook 2013, Exchange 2007 ) Hi I have a problem getting my graphic designs which I am creating on Outlook emails to come out correctly if I have changed ...
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Illustrator - Breaking up compacted layers

New to Illustrator. When I open an ai CC file in CS6, all layers are compacted into one layer. How can I break it up into the original individual layers? How should I be saving my work to prevent this?...
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How to save history in Photoshop?

Is there a way to save a file in Photoshop CC 2014 with history? I would like to open a file already saved and see the history.
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How to export the images that inside adobe illustrator file

Right now I have a AI file, and there are some images used in it , the problem is , how to export all of them? Thanks a lot for helping.
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Can you work without an Artboard?

I am having trouble with elements that are on and near the edge of the Artboard being cut off when I go to save the image. For example: Let's say I create the document with an Artboard size of 800 ...
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How do I save an SVG that's on a website to my computer?

I need to work with a logo from this website (in the top left corner): Here is the piece of code I copied from the page: <svg viewBox="0 0 215 50" height="50" width="215" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/...
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Black Edges in Transparent PNG in Photoshop Save for Web

Is it possible to simply use Save for Web with resizing to produce images without black edges? My current Save for Web setting Left: original Top right: Save for Web (black edges) Middle right: ...
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Can not save out or print a file without loosing part of the design

I have a file that was built by another designer. Part of the file has a jack o lantern with thick black lines. I see the thick lines just as they should be on my screen in illustrator yet no matter ...
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How can I save for web with 200dpi in Photoshop or Illustrator CS6?

could anyone please help me with this? I've created a design (for display on web and on mobile devices) and I need the pixel ratio to be let's say 500px by 500px, but the dpi to be 200dpi instead of ...
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Why does a JPEGs file size increase after cropping and saving for web in Photoshop?

When I save my image for the web in Adobe Photoshop, the produced jpeg is larger than the original jpeg file. The only alteration done to the image is cropping. How is this possible? I am saving the ...
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How to optimize images to improve pagespeeds / webpage loading times?

This is almost a StackOverflow question, however it's completely related to Photoshop and other tools. With every Pagespeed test I do for all my website I get the comment "Optimize images by lossless ...
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Saving all visible content over and over with ascending names in Photoshop

I make animation in photoshop by drawing a layer by layer,so my problem is that I want to ,by pressing a single button run an action, that would save the whole visible thing,the last layer and the ...
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How many times can I open and resave a jpeg until its quality noticeably drops?

This isn't a problem I'm currently facing, rather just a curious thought. I know that every time you open and resave a jpeg it will lose information, How many time could you do this until there is a ...
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Can I save an .ai file as a .psd

I have a large 300mb layered .ai file containing .jpg and .psd images. I would like to save it as a Photoshop.psd file. Is this possible?
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Action or script for saving files in Photoshop using text from clipboard as the file name

I make images for an online retail site and I've made several actions to make it go faster. I have an action that automatically saves multiple files for web using generic filenames such as "...
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What is the equivalent to Corel's "Collect for Output" in Illustrator?

Hi everyone I have been using Corel for years. I just started using illustrator though, and need to know, when I finish the design for print what to do. Currently, some fonts and images go missing. My ...
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Having issue with Image quality in Photoshop

I am having a problem with image quality whenever I save from photoshop. My job requires really good quality images with small size that is less than 50kb, which is not impossible when I use 'Save for ...
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Which color profile is appropriate for images being printed on canvas?

I want to know the best colour space settings for preparing an image for canvas printing. The research I've done mostly speaks about sRGB and some speak about Adobe RGB. I'm not sure what to do. ...
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How to open an Illustrator CS6 document in Illustrator CS5?

When I open an Adobe Illustrator CS6 document with the previous version, CS5, I get the error: Created with a newer version of Illustrator and can't use the file. Is there a way around this?
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How to convert a WOFF2 webfont into a TTF desktop font?

Googling leads me to everythingfonts . com which is down, at least for the last two days but it may have been down for a while. Googling "woff2 to ttf" -everythingfonts has very few results ...
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How to save logo for web from Illustrator (logo looks pixelated after uploading)

Every time I try saving my logo from Illustrator, it comes out blurry. The logo was done in Illustrator (as a vector file). I tried tracing the outline, rasterizing, saving in all types of files.......
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How do I 'save as' with a placed file's name in Illustrator?

Say I have a file DSC_0377.jpg. I can open a this with Illustrator, make changes, then choose File Save As Save as type Adobe PDF and it will be saved as DSC_0377.pdf, as desired. However if I open ...
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why a just opened AI file need to be saved before closing without doing any changes?

I am working in a very regular AI file, it have no variables or any external links. each time I open that file in illustrator, I see an asterisk beside its name tab in my workspace, which mean the ...
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Strangers ID's in elements when save an .ai file as SVG in Illustrator

I have a map of a floor with offices in it in Illustrator, and I need to add to each office drawn an ID to work with it in JavaScript. But the names of the offices have numbers and/or special ...