132 Answered Questions for the topic Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop layers into SVG paths?
I have a set of Photoshop files which consist of a base image with a series of layers with colored overlays. The overlays are labeled using the layer names.My task is to get these overlays as `SVG`... more
Photoshop vector smart object opening in Preview instead of Illustrator?
In Photoshop CC (version 19) on the Mac, I have a smart object vector graphic layer. Double-clicking the layer to edit the vector graphic, opens it in Preview (Mac) because, presumably, it thinks... more
How do I change a single layer to grayscale in Photoshop CS4?
I know you can have the whole image turn grayscale: *Image* → *Mode* → *Grayscale*What if I only want to make specific layers grayscale? There's gotta be an easier way than pulling out the layers... more
How can I duplicate smart objects and make them separate in Photoshop CS6?
In **Photoshop** I can copy and paste Illustrator paths as a **smart object**, and then double click this smart object to edit it in **Illustrator**.When I duplicate this smart object (say to... more
How do I apply anti-aliasing to the edges of a layer?
How do I apply anti-aliasing to the edges of a layer?I have a layer that has rough edges. I want to apply anti-aliasing to it so it blends well against the background. What is the best way to do... more
How can I force a guide to snap pixels whilst being dragged?
When I drag my mouse through a ruler to create a new guide, I want this guide to move pixel by pixel so that when I leave it, it will have snapped to a side of a pixel instead of staying in the... more
How do I change the colour of a shape in Photoshop after I've drawn it?
For some reason it seems impossible to change the colour of a rectangle I've drawn in Photoshop after I've drawn it. I can change the colour of a new one that I want to draw but once it's drawn... more
How do you create original characters?
Creating the story of your characters,Creating the design and look.How to use color theory and shape language to build your character.
How to distribute an equal amount of space between each object in Photoshop?
I'm using "Distribute Horizontal Centers" in Photoshop, but it might be the wrong tool for the job. I'm guessing Photoshop will be distributing the CENTER of each text object and aligning that, so... more
Is there a way to copy guides from one Photoshop document to another?
I'm using Photoshop CS5. I have a PSD file. We'll say it's 600x400. I have guides set up at, let's say, 100 pixels over and 27 pixels down, which I am using to position a layer correctly.I have to... more
How to automate exporting multiple PNGs with different sizes from Photoshop?
I have a PSD file with a 96 px × 96 px resolution. Now I want to save this as four PNG files with different resolutions such as 36 px × 36 px, 48 px × 48 px, 72 px... more
How to cut a large photo into a grid of smaller photos automatically in Photoshop?
Is there a way, maybe a script, that would help me cut an image into say 50 images? I have a massive panorama I would like to print on normal stock photo paper and I am using Photoshop. The output... more
How do you remove guides in Photoshop?
In Adobe Photoshop (I'm currently using CS5), is it possible to remove the cyan-coloured guide lines? I'm talking about the ones added by `View > Guides.. >` [*horizontal/vertical guide... more
How to get Layer size (Width and Height)?
I have a number of layers in a Photoshop document.I want to find out what a specific layer's width and height is. How do I do that?
How to get dashed line in Photoshop?
How can I make a dashed or dotted lines in Photoshop?
Why are raster images still used when vector images have so many advantages?
I have read some posts and see many advantages of using vector images when compared to raster images:1. They can be zoomed or scaled at any ratio.2. File-size efficiency. Because vector image only... more
How do you save an Animated GIF file using Photoshop?
I am making a `.gif` file in Photoshop CS5. While saving this animation, I used the steps = `File > Save for web & devices > Preset= GIF 128 Dithered > GIF > Save`. After saving the... more
How to change the font style of all text layers in a single PSD file?
My client has a change of heart and wanted to go from Roboto to Helvetica Neue. Is there a way to change the font style of all text layers automatically instead of the painful way one layer at a... more
How to keep the text in vector in Photoshop without rasterizing it or flattening the layers when exporting to PDF?
After many tests in all kind of PDF presets, I couldn't figure out how to keep the text layers as vector and still have the quality of InDesign without using it. Everything I tried was rasterizing... more
CMYK to PANTONE differences between Illustrator and Photoshop?
I'm trying to find a way to match CMYK color to the closest PANTONE solid color. In Illustrator I use the "Recolor Artwork" dialog, in Photoshop the color dialog. But, if I convert (C=0, M=100,... more
Checking through different fonts quickly?
There's a trick I've seen other graphic designers do wehre they'll highlight a block of text, and then seemingly down-arrow through their whole list of fonts, seeing how it looks on that text... more
How to vector a logo?
I'm trying to convert the logo I've built in photoshop to a vector so I can resize it to fit different app and mobile screens.I've tried the live trace in illustrator function but that just... more
Any way to use an Android tablet as a cheap touch-screen (display + pointer-input-device) for Photoshop?
Is there a way (a hack; a commercial app; etc...) which enables me to use any of the available <300$ tablets as a pen-input device to my PC? And specifically in Photoshop?Wacom's offerings are... more