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    Cutting out an image to put on a black background (Help)

    OK...well here is what I did. First I duplicated the background layer and then made a selection of the dog with the Quick Selection Tool going very slow to avoid selecting the outer edges of the photo which PS seems to want to do very easily. :( Then I clicked the Select and Mask button and...
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    Cutting out an image to put on a black background (Help)

    I used a little different technique but seems to work pretty good. Need to practice and refine the technique. What do you think?
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    Cutting out an image to put on a black background (Help)

    Will give this a try later. Thanks
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    Cutting out an image to put on a black background (Help)

    Well than you but I guess I'm a complete idiot. I have sent ghpurs on this and can't make it work trying to follow the instuerctions step by step. In your suggestion you say to go to image> adjustments> Replace Color and change the gray to black. I thought I did that but when I hit OK nothing...
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    Forum keeps logging me out

    Never mind. I got it figured out. My old bookmark was taking me to the wrong place. :D
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    Forum keeps logging me out

    I have logged in and checked the "stay logged in" button. I have cleared cookies etc but every time I come back to the forum I am logged out. Safari 11.0.1 Ideas. Doesn't happen with any other XenForo site I belong to!
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    Cutting out an image to put on a black background (Help)

    This is the image I would like to have on a black background. The hair is an issue and I have tried all sorts of tutorials on cutting out hair etc. I have not been able to do it either using channels or the various quick selection tools. Obviously I am doing something wrong. Has anybody have...
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    Cropping with Restraint in PS CC

    Thank you. Perfect. I get it now. Just a little more precise in CC.
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    Cropping with Restraint in PS CC

    I'm missing something. In PS CS5 I used to put in the number of pixels I wanted an image restrained to when cropping. When I dragged the cropping tool on the image it would draw a box. When I applied the crop it would automatically be the 200px X 200px I had indicated. In PS CC it doesn't seem...
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    Revising a PNG file. Question!

    I stumbled across the same fix. Opened the original PNG in Preview and saved as a PNG and it worked fine. Kind of lucked into a solution. Thanks for the help guys.
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    Revising a PNG file. Question!

    Hi Mr. Tom... First, thank you very much for helping me with this issue. I am using CS5.1 The little sprite.png I have was created by my forum software company. When I place it into PS it immediately takes on the characteristics that make the images look awful (you called it matte color)...
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    Revising a PNG file. Question!

    Actually I noticed that when I open the original PND image in PS that it comes up all pixelized just like it is shown above whereas the original; PNG files is clean. Any ideas?
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    Revising a PNG file. Question!

    I have a PNG image that I have changed. I'm wondering why it looks so different from the original. I don't have the layered PS files so had to work off the PNG file... The top one is the one I changed. The bottom one is the original. Why is it that the original looks so clean and the...
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    Can't unlock this file!

    Oh duh...nm. Just changed the mode from Indexed to RGB and now...no worries! Sorry for the fire drill.
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    Can't unlock this file!

    Can anybody help me unlock his .png file? The creator locked it somehow and just the normal double click on the layer produces nothing. :banghead:
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