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    Adjusting The Free Transform Tool To Image

    Hello, I appreciate any help. I use a much older version of Photoshop CS4 ver 11, and use PS at its minimal. But what works perfect for what I need. I take images of dishware, and in the past I used to be able to take a image of a dinner plate, initiate the Elliptical Marquee tool to a random...
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    Turning white objects into color

    Hi all, I am new to this group. I joined with hope to get really helpful tips! I am working on a job that consists of coloring a WHITE headboard into 28 different colors (specific furniture finishes). I have not been successful in finding out how to do this. I have tried the color...
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    tool tip getting in my way.

    I am using CS5 in Win 7 Pro and am having trouble with a tool tip popping up telling me the name of the photo I'm working on when I try to click the X to close the photo. That pop up then blocks the close function until I trick it out of the way. I don't want to completely turn off tool tips...
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    Tips for Creating PNG with White object on White Background

    Hello PSG, I'm trying to figure out the best way to turn this image into a PNG with a transparent background and just the shirt and its minor surrounding shadow. I tried searching through the forum to see if there was already something available to help with this but didn't have any luck. I'm...
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    How to sort Photoshop actions?

    Hi guys,I just downloaded a bunch of actions and now my set is a mess.Is there a way to sort them somehow?do i have to do them manually one by one,or is there a quicker way,maybe a tool?Also is there a way I could preview them somehow?
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    Which is the best tool for background removal?

    1. background eraser 2. pen tool 3. magic wand
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    Remove Gray Speckles from Old Photo

    I am trying to restore this photo for myself and other family members. It looks like it has a speckled fog, or gray water marks over much of the photo. Look at the bottom third of the photo to see what I mean. Other than using the healing tool on each spot, is there a photoshop trick to...
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    Patch Tool Problem

    Hi, I've used the Patch Tool many times in the past but for some reason I can't get it to work right this time. I'm selecting the area that I want to extend and dragging it to it's destination but it does't seem to cover the new area completely. It seems to have a transparency effect to it, the...
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    Smudge Tool Spacing Not Working

    Hello! When I adjust the Spacing option in the brush panel while using the Smudge tool, nothing happens. I'm using the default hard round brush on 50% strength, with Scattering turned on, as shown below. Finger Painting is turned off. I'm on a Mac OS X Sierra with Photoshop CS5 Extended. I had...
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    Create a mask with a straight but rotated edge

    I am using the stamp tool and need to go up to a straight edge (i.e a picture frame). If I use the rectangular marque tool then use the transform to rotate it, the background rotates with it. I'm missing something... Thank you... Todd
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    I need help with replacing a color...

    Hello, Recently I updated my forum's theme and now the main color is white. However my rank icon's background is gray: Don't ask me why it's a .gif image. I have no idea. I need to change the background to white or transparent. How can I do it? I tried with the pen tool and the selection tool...
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    Brush Preset Tool won't let me change my brush?

    Hi guys, I've got a list of brushes in my brush preset tool (the Kyle Webster brushes) I've selected the brush tool, opened the tool preset, clicked on the brush I want to use, and it won't change. It highlights that brush, as though it is selected, then when I draw with it, it's still the...
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    Creating a black or white background

    Hi, I am trying to edit some photographs of antiques, the problem I have is how to make multiple objects or plates have a white or black background? as the selection tool doesn't work is there another way to go around the edge or change the background colour? Thanks, Caroline
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    Text file from a Tool Preset list

    Hi Is it possible to create a text file from a Tool Preset list? I know you can copy the names individually by clicking rename but that becomes a tedious task when there is fifty plus brushes. I've just spent a couple of hours Googling and couldn't find a solution so hopefully someone here...
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    Can someone please use magic wand or quick selection tool for these two pics

    Can someone please help me either using quick selection tool or magic wand for these two pictures and paste each of the pic with black background One example that I had did but not very good can be seen below There is another picture that is very hard for me to use either quick selection...
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    Illustrator Very Stuck on where is or does the Elipical marquee tool exist in Illustrator cs6

    Hello ; I am only a newbie on photo shop when I changed to Illustrator 6 what i am trying to do is find and use the simple Photoshop elliptical marquee tool to draw round faces and things and copy and paste onto other pictures and things and am finding i can not for the life of me find it...
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    Question about Free Transform Tool and Radius

    Hello guys. I am watching a udemy tutorial and the tutor says that the Free Transform Tool (Cmd + T) destroys the Radius of a round rectangle when you try to make it wider (so he suggests that one should use Direct Selection Tool instead). I am using Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 and it seems that the...
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    Vertical Type tool does not work as intended

    Hello guys, newb here (: I have this weird problem that I can't type text vertically (text remaining legible without having to turn your head but from top to bottom). This is the result when selecting Vertical Type tool or changing text orientation. Not what I want :cry: I have already...
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    How to make a portrait like this

    How to make a portrait like this, specially the detailing on face i tried with pen tool, but it's a mess to draw entire image with pen tool using a mouse. please any help would be appreciated
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    [HELP] Photoshop actions not applying to the canvas directly !

    Whenever i try to do actions like (Bucket tool, Undo, Type tool), those kinds of action are not applying to the canvas directly, and i have to do another action (Moving the object, color something etc) to trigger the changes made by my first action. Why is this happening? How do i fix this ...