Questions tagged [slices]

Questions about the action of creating an image and "cutting it up" with a slicing tool to use the separate elements for use in web applications.

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Data-driven graphics with slices

I have an image that is split with slices. I added data-driven elements - localised texts. When I export the image (File > Export > Data Sets As Files), new PSDs are generated. Because I want ...
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how to automatically divide one image to many small images?

I have a big image which contains several small images. How to automatically slice them? Thank you.
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How to transfer sliced part to different layer or save sliced images with it's parent size?

I want to make a puzzle game in which there are 9 pieces and what I want to achieve is slicing a simple image into 9 parts ( it can of different sizes ) in Photoshop or any Adobe tool and then ...
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Why can't I use the rectangular selection tool outside of my canvas?

I have a PSD with a mobile and Desktop artboard in it, working in the latest version of Photoshop CC. I'm trying to make slices out of layers, but one layer in particular runs off the canvas, so I'...
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How to create slices for each selected area of a layer separated by transparency or solid color?

In this example there are 4 shapes drawn on an empty layer, over a solid white background layer. Using the Magic Wand selection tool, I clicked on the empty space on the layer with shapes and then via ...
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How to apply adjustments to slices in Photoshop?

I have an image splitted into 3 parts by the slice tool. I also have a couple of adjustments that I want to apply only on the second and the third part of the image. What is the way to do this in ...
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Need Help With Tweaking a Script for Photoshop Batch Exporting Sections of an Image

Resolved: Thanks for the help, everyone! The script by Sergey Kritskiy works to export storyboards with sequential file-name. I just found a script by TunaMaxx the other day and thought it was super ...
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What to use to split (slice) a huge photo when Photoshop won't work?

I have a very large image that's over 80,000 by 80,000 pixels. It has to be saved in Photoshop as a PSB or PNG. I have it sectioned into many 5,000 x 5,000 pixel slices and need to export all of these ...
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Cut one big horizontal artwork to multiple different artwork in illustrator

I am new on Behance and the design community. I designed my final image to upload on Behance in one artwork horizontally stretching, now I want to save this artwork file to multiple images and I don't ...
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How do I change the order and number of slices in Photoshop?

I have an old manuscript that is scanned as 4 pages per A4, I need to slice it down to 4 separate pages, each page as a single file. I used actions in Photoshop to separate every two A4 into two files,...
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What is slice tool and what are practical ways to use them?

This is a noob question, and I've looked for answers on the internets about the slice tool in Sketch. I understand it is a type of layer, but I don't understand why and when they're used. Other ...
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Photoshop - slice and save image - can't get save dialog. Has something changed?

I have a huge 8 bit B&W image (PNG, 200k x 100k px) which is a high resolution generated map of a large area, so I can't generate it in small chunks. The map is fine, Photoshop CC 19 (Windows 10) ...
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Affinity Designer: slice tool doesn't match with the artboard

I'm trying to export different images by using the automatic slice tool in Export Persona mode, but it doesn't match with my artboard and sometimes it adds a pixel I don't need. Someone could tell ...
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Edit the height and width of slices in Adobe Illustrator

I was trying to choose the height and width to a slice in Illustrator. In Photoshop, one can do this by right clicking. How can I do it in Adobe Illustrator?
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Illustrator: Divide an object between anchor points

I'm fairly new to Illustrator, but I'm learning fast. Right now I'm just practicing vectorizing images and removing their backgrounds. My current project is working with the picture of a bulldog. I've ...
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How do I use Save for Web to output a single image, when using a multi slice document?

I often have a sliced Photoshop document (because I use it to build my HTML), but sometimes I really need to save a preview of the whole project for the web, to use like a thumbnail for example. Is ...
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Why are slices in Sketch Important?

I understand that this a noob question; I am about to import my Sketch design into Zeplin.io and I am being told that I should have slices created for my assets. I have created symbols for my icons ...
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Fireworks slices creates streaks in browser

this is what it looks like when ran in browser behind the scene in Adobe Fireworks
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Sketch export multiple icons to a different file each all at once

I've made these icons and i want to export them at 2X. What i do now is that i select each icon, hit export @2X and then move on to the next icon until I'm done. Is there a way to export all my ...
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Layer looks different when exported alone

I'm having a little bit of trouble exporting a bunch of semi-transparent layers from a PSD file in Photoshop. If I export the layers alone one by one (by hiding all other layers) and compose them in ...
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How to make hyperlinked Photoshop slices look better?

I'm making a onesheet in Photoshop and it requires web links. I had no idea how to do that so I looked up a tutorial or whatever that said if you make slices, you can add hyperlinks to each individual ...
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Material design icon alignment in its box for creating android assets

I saw something in material design guidelines that bothers me - the way how the icons are aligned to global margins: The alignment is related to the icon box and not the icon itself, for example: ...
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How do I make non-rectangular slices in Illustrator?

I bought this: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=297036404&src=id And now I need to export each sign as an individual file (PNG or JPG). If there was more distance between the individual ...
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Want to print HQ one image as (9) 8.5 x 11 sheets

I have an image that has been sitting on my computer for a while. I want to cut this image into 9 smaller images, severed into 3 columns of 3 rows. I have tried using Easy Poster Printer, however the ...
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What's the name for cropping a video clip/animated gif in time and making it shorter?

I'm having a nightmare searching for this and it seems pretty simple. I have an animated gif and I would like to not have the last few seconds/frames. I.e. I would like to crop it in time, not ...
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Slice/Cut/Divide an artwork and paste them in different artboards (Illustrator)

I have an vector Logo file. I need to increase its size to 10m x 10m. Printer can only take upto 1.3m x 2.5m , so he asked me to slice/cut/divide/tile(I dunno the exact word for it) the entire file ...
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Illustrator CS6 - cut document into three panels

We have been sent a design which is to be used as three panels for an exhibition shell scheme - at the moment we have a single page in essence which has a coloured bar top and bottom and there is ...
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Export multiple pngs from one Illustrator artboard?

Another designer left me this AI file while everything is in one layer and in one art board. I have only exported assets on Photoshop with plugin before and I have no idea how to export individual ...
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Is there a way (or working plugin) that will select all Slices and export them from Sketch?

So I've been working on mobile projects lately and I'm using InVision and Hype3. An issue I keep running into is having to export updated Assets (tab bar, action bar, icons, etc) and there is no way ...
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How to export slices to PSD in Photoshop CS5

I have a big PSD file with many slices, and I would like to have all those slices in new separate PSD files. Is there a way to export a slice to a PSD ? And automate this action using a script/action ...
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Illustrator Make Slice from Object keeps leaving gaps

Sorry if this has been answered before and I know it's probably something really simple, but illustrator is driving me crazy! I have a simple filled triangle shape which I'm trying to create a slice ...
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Slice an image into pieces and generate images that contain all the prior parts

Say I have an image of width 1000. I need to slice the image into 100 slices ,which will generate 100 images. Each one of the 100 images must be of length 10 * (slice number), so that it will contain ...
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9-Slice-Scaling in Photoshop

Is it possible to create a 9-Slice-Object within Photoshop? I haven't found that feature yet, and can't find any help through google. Doesn't Photoshop support it?
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Copying the position of a slice or slices from one PSD file to another one

I hope I'm on the correct site to ask this question, because I'm new here. Is there a way to copy the position of a slice from a PSD file to another PSD file. If I select the Slice Select Tool and ...
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Confused about the resolution for IOS 6+ devices

I had designed one app for IPhone 5 and 6 and now I want to make the same app design for IPhone 6+ so what can be the resolution of its assets? Currently I had done following things in Photoshop. ...
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Slices & Extract Assets, or Copy CSS & paragraph styles for retina web designs?

I'm trying to figure out how Adobe wants me to work in Photoshop when producing website designs. Extract Assets is useful for fixed-size objects to produce 50% & 100% assets. 200% png output ...
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How to reset slice name in Photoshop?

When exporting slices in Photoshop through the Save For Web... dialog, PS automatically names as the input_filename + _XX + .png. So for example: myfile_01.png, myfile_02.png etc. It is also possible ...
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How do I export a sliced psd file as a single jpeg image optimized for web?

I am a beginner at photoshop and am going a bit crazy here: I have a flowchart and am trying to use the slicing tool to include URLs into my flowchart image. However, when I optimize it for the web ...
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Using slice tool on an entire artboard

I'm trying to make a 4 panel graphic presentation for one of those table-top convention displays so I made a new file with the right resolutions, bleeds etc set. I also made it 4 artboards in 4 ...
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Most accurate way to cut up a shape at 45 degrees

I am working with the latest version of Adobe Illustrator. I have the following: I would like to cup the shape at the following location, so that I create a flat document icon that is folded in one ...
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Exact slice size of slice tool

I'm new to photoshop. I'm trying to replace an image on a website and I need to slice it to be exactly the 202px wide and 170px high. The slice also needs to be positioned at exactly 100px from top ...
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Do other designers use software to slice their graphics?

I like to make graphics for apps. I generally start with Illustrator and move to Photoshop for some little finishing touches. I then save all of the assets as .png files to be used by the developer. (...
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Mysterious circle and a number appearing on my image automatically. How do I remove it?

I have a circle and a number (which is "1" ) appearing on one of my images automatically. If I go "view" and uncheck "extras", they disappeared but I cannot see also guidelines which I want to show. ...
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How to slice this pattern for HTML/CSS

I want to slice this element: So it's only, for example, 20 x 20 px. I can't do this normally; if I slice this image, and repeat it then I do not have a beautiful background. How can I slice it so, ...
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slicing vs html/css [closed]

I develop sites in different CMS, wordpress, magento etc. I wanted to know, if slicing is more easy than creating everything in child theme, as there are a lot of margins, and padding involved, and ...
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Transparent partial slicing in Photoshop

I am trying to fix some issues I have with Photoshop as a web developer creating graphics for web. I'm using Photoshop CC/14 and have previously used Fireworks. I have a "button" layer on top of a ...
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How to work with image sprites in Photoshop?

I use CSS sprites to reduce server load and thus make the page load faster. This is very effective but I find managing these compound images difficult. I decided to use Photoshop slices to keep track ...
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Imaging tool to slice a scene into smaller images

I'm looking for a software tool to slice an image into smaller ones. It will be a part of a much bigger project so the effort to export the output should be minimal. It doesn't matter if the initial ...
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How to save slices as separate images without using "Save for Web" in Photoshop cs6

question from a non-graphic designer here. All the examples I have seen at saving slices as separate images rely on using "Save for Web". What if I want to do the same when saving for printing?
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How to trim a slice in Photoshop?

I know how to trim an image in Photoshop. (choose Image > Trim in Photoshop's menu) Is there any method to trim a slice to get rid of extra transparent space?
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