Sergey Kritskiy
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How to batch rotate image to make them all landscape?
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You can put a Conditional step in an action: use the Insert Conditional... command in the Actions flyout menu: So first create an action to rotate and save a document. Then create an action with a ...

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Stacked light circle effect in Photoshop?
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I think there're different ways to achieve a similar this effect. Here're several ideas: Use a smart object with Polar Coordinates filter applied. This way you can paint straight lines inside the SO ...

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RGB to Grayscale without adding noise
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The image in your post already contains noise/artefacts — maybe it's because it was compressed by GDSE. Here's one of the image channel compressed with Levels: If your original image doesn't have ...

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Is there brush falloff control in Photoshop?
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You can't control a curve of a round brush falloff in Photoshop. The only way to emulate this is to create custom brush tips (via Edit > Define Brush Preset)

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how to create a UV mapping (?) of a texture onto a product photograph based on a calibration pattern
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To my knowledge there's no way to use UV data in Photoshop and I'm not sure it would help with this example because the deformation is quite strong: it'd be a job for vector displacement filter (which ...

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Sample Inverse Color in Photoshop
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This can be done with a very simple script: var color = app.foregroundColor; color.hsb.hue = color.hsb.hue < 180 ? color.hsb.hue + 180 : color.hsb.hue - 180; app.foregroundColor = color; save ...

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How do I make distance between concentric circles equal?
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I'd say things like this are better done with automation. Imagine width of one of the items in the middle of your collection changes and you'll have to rebuild half of the circles. Or you need to make ...

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Duplicating SimCity perspective in MagicaVoxel
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You're not getting correct results because the original SimCity uses a Cabinet projection — a subtype of Oblique projection and I doubt MagicaVoxel supports it. Personally I don't know any software ...

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How to get rid of weird perspective overlay in C4D
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Those are safe regions of your camera: Blender has the same tinted border. If you don't want it when looking through the camera, you can go to Options > Configure > View > Tinted Border and ...

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Brush following the cursor with lag in Photoshop CC
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If you're using one of the newest Photoshops (2018..2020), it has Brush Smoothing ON by default. You can find the setting in the Tool menu on the top: values greater than zero will make brush follow ...

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What's the VA property in the Photoshop text box?
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It's called Tracking. Tracking (sometimes called letterspacing), controls the consistent space between letters across a block of text, and affects a word or text block overall. Here's a helpful image ...

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What's the difference between the Add and Linear Dodge blend modes in After Effects?
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The difference is the way two these modes behave when a layer isn't fully opaque. Linear Dodge behaves as lowering Opacity in Photoshop, while Add behaves as lowering Fill. I believe they're separated ...

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What is this weird transparent border appearing inside my Smart Object in Photoshop?
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The issue is because of the used image interpolation method: probably it's set to Bicubic Automatic. The thing about this method is that it applies additional post-processing to make image look better,...

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How to enlarge a mask in Photoshop non-destructively ("bleeding", "outer glow")?
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An option could be to use a smart object with Maximum or Minimum filter as a shallow Knockout layer in a group. This way the filter expands/contracts the transparent area which drives transparency of ...

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Why does my brush look different than it's supposed to?
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Graphic tablets allow you to use different expressions for more control over the brush stroke: all of them support pen pressure, some allow to use pen tilt, pen rotation, etc. The preview you see on ...

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How to convert a cylindrical pattern into a plane?
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I'd go with 3d (I use Blender but it would be +/- the same in any software) but just because I don't know a better solution. Let's say I have an image like this and I want to extract this CAHABA thing ...

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Actual cropping dimensions are "wrong" in PS
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Crop works slightly differently: the dimensions you set in the WxHxRes is the expected result, not the cropping dimensions of the crop plane. So if you use crop in your second screenshot with an area ...

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In photoshop, how can i get rid of this selected edges?
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Those are transform controls of the Move Tool. To hide them, uncheck the Show Transform Controls option in the top bar:

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Photoshop. Space glitches like in the game Quantum Break
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I'd try to use a Smudge Tool with a torn-type tip, Spacing turned off, 100% Strength and high Angle Jitter:

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Photoshop brush dense in center and thin on the sides?
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Unfortunately you can't control sample size based on a distance for Scatter. I'd suggest to make a brush tip with a larger shape in the middle and smaller shapes around it to imitate this effect:

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What is the equivalent to shift-drag/duplicate brush in MS Paint for Photoshop?
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You can use a Mixer Brush with a hard round tip, 0% Wetness, 100% Load, 100% Flow and 1% Spacing. And changing Spacing will make a distance between samples larger: This is actually a great way to ...

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Batch convert fill and stroke colour of a set of icons
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SVG describes images using a text format, so you can simply open them in a text editor that allows replacing in multiple opened files (I use Sublime Text) and replace fill and stroke colors with your ...

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Preserve transparency in Smart Object
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Thank you for the screenshots! When you convert a layer, Photoshop uses its transparency to define SO dimensions, but here're two workarounds that can help you to keep the document size: select your ...

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How to create slices for each selected area of a layer separated by transparency or solid color?
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I've made a script to split a layer to separate islands, it might help: It' a part of a free Scriptorator scripts pack. Then you can run Layer > New Layer Based Slice from the top menu to create ...

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How to make View > Show > Layer Edges on by default?
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I'm not sure if you can somehow set it on by default, but you can use Script Events Manager to tell Photoshop to click the menu item every time a document is created or opened. First we need an ...

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Why text size is different in these 2 files in Photoshop?
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A point (pt) is a physical size and it depends on the document resolution. I imagine between two your documents it's not the same. Select your first document, go to Image > Image Size to get its ...

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Is any quality lost when saving a flat RGB PSD as PNG?
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I'll try to make it more clear: PNG format supports a lot of different combinations of channels: if you want, you can read more in depths in the format description. Generally people care about two ...

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How to recreate this effect in Photoshop?
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I believe this image was made by AI-powered style transfer app: basically a style is extracted from a donor image (probably some watercolor painting) and applied to a source image (a car) to get the ...

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Is date variable text possible in Photoshop CC 2019
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To my knowledge there're no date variables in Photoshop but this can be solved using a simple script and Photoshop Events Manager system which allows to run Actions or Scripts after a particular event ...

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How can I get all shape layers where their names include specific word?
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Photoshop uses ancient JS engine, something like ES3, so there's no .include(). You can use String.indexOf() instead: if (lyr.name.indexOf("Stitches") !== -1) { //"Stitches" is found in the name }...

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