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right click on the layer panel and check the layer properties and the blending options.

Chris 'The Velvet Bingo' V (Chris V), Thursday, 22 April 2004 11:14 (sixteen years ago) link

How do people do those mockups of record sleeves, magazines etc but still use the same typeface? Is that a photoshop trick or do they use some OCR program?

Billy Dods (Billy Dods), Thursday, 22 April 2004 11:37 (sixteen years ago) link

just a matter of knowing your fonts.

Chris 'The Velvet Bingo' V (Chris V), Thursday, 22 April 2004 11:40 (sixteen years ago) link

Funnily enough Billy, I asked exactly the same question the other day on here and stockholm cindy pointed me in the direction of What The Font?.

N. (nickdastoor), Thursday, 22 April 2004 16:54 (sixteen years ago) link

There's also "replace color" which is not as simple as it sounds, but generally works.

Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Thursday, 22 April 2004 17:07 (sixteen years ago) link

three years pass...

Can someone with skillz help me out with what is probably a simple problem?

A friend was fucking around on Photoshop on my computer the other day, and now whenever I cut something and paste it into another picture, the pasted image appears semi-transparent, even though the fill and opacity is all the way on 100%. I've been trying to fix this for over an hour, and it's driving me nuts.

If it helps at all, I'll give a few more details. When I cut from an image, it leaves a little feathered hole where the selection was, instead of a clean line. This happens even though the feathering is turned down to 0 pixels.

Z S, Tuesday, 17 July 2007 02:08 (twelve years ago) link

you've not changed the 'mode' to something other than Normal by mistake have you, in the top tool bar ?

Ste, Tuesday, 17 July 2007 08:21 (twelve years ago) link

nine months pass...

does anyone have adobe postscript

roxymuzak, Thursday, 8 May 2008 02:32 (twelve years ago) link

or know where i can dl it for free

roxymuzak, Thursday, 8 May 2008 02:33 (twelve years ago) link

or what it even is

roxymuzak, Thursday, 8 May 2008 02:33 (twelve years ago) link

Postscript is a programming language, albeit one that is usually both written and read by other software. It is not something you buy.

What is it you're trying to do?

Jacob, Thursday, 8 May 2008 02:51 (twelve years ago) link

Do you want to read a postscript file? If so, get GSView or something here: http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/

mh, Thursday, 8 May 2008 02:59 (twelve years ago) link

No.. but what do you need to do? I do have most Adobe software access at work..

daria-g, Thursday, 8 May 2008 04:12 (twelve years ago) link

This happens even though the feathering is turned down to 0 pixels.

A few minutes after posting this, I think I realized that feathering was in fact at 20 pixels or something like that.

Z S, Thursday, 8 May 2008 04:35 (twelve years ago) link

After many years of not having a computer I finally got a laptop and reacquainted myself with Adobe Photoshop. It was like the return of an old lover from my teen years, but with a few hundred more vaginas, and I can't remember how any of 'em work.

^^^irrelevant post of no help to Roxy or anyone, i have no help to offer, sorry

RabiesAngentleman, Thursday, 8 May 2008 14:39 (twelve years ago) link

Roxy -- are you thinking of Distiller, maybe? That's part of Acrobat Pro. And yeah -- what you need to do is a key question. :)

kenan, Thursday, 8 May 2008 14:48 (twelve years ago) link

GOD yall are nosy

roxymuzak, Tuesday, 13 May 2008 19:33 (twelve years ago) link

if i'm thinking correctly then postscript is kind of like a beefed up printer protocol - ie, it tells your printer how/what to print.

Viceroy, Tuesday, 13 May 2008 19:54 (twelve years ago) link

7 years later, can we finally ask DG how he got his hands on a copy

s1ocki, Tuesday, 13 May 2008 19:55 (twelve years ago) link

i forget

however i recently got cs3!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

DG, Tuesday, 13 May 2008 19:57 (twelve years ago) link

don't ask, don't tell

s1ocki, Tuesday, 13 May 2008 20:00 (twelve years ago) link

no it was legit :(

DG, Tuesday, 13 May 2008 20:02 (twelve years ago) link

back in the day getting macromedia studio 8 for £60 was quite a coup

DG, Tuesday, 13 May 2008 20:03 (twelve years ago) link

wau at nude spock

blueski, Tuesday, 13 May 2008 20:43 (twelve years ago) link

Virgin Mary with the head of an elephant

no wonder this blasphemous heretic got banned

blueski, Tuesday, 13 May 2008 20:44 (twelve years ago) link

six months pass...

Photoshop CS4: Classic or dud?

ASCII NED (libcrypt), Saturday, 29 November 2008 21:49 (eleven years ago) link

The new display technology throws me off a bit. Images at different magnifications can look very different.

ASCII NED (libcrypt), Saturday, 29 November 2008 21:50 (eleven years ago) link

two weeks pass...

Getting desperate for a Christmas present for my Dad, who's a (very) serious amateur photographer and uses Photoshop Elements. I can just about afford the Photoshop CS4 if me and my brother both chip in and if I get the student version (I have a part-time student card so I guess that would work).

Is there any other giftable software a photoenthusiast would like, or is Photoshop basically it? He uses a PC.

He would never consider using cracks, hence worth us considering this present.

ljubljana, Sunday, 14 December 2008 14:52 (eleven years ago) link

I'd recommend Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (currently on v2.1) - gets rid of a lot of stuff a photographer wouldn't use, simplifies the workflow and provide a great tagging/cataloguing system. I couldn't cope without it now. A lot cheaper than PS-CS4 but quite a bit more expensive than PSE7.

Does his PC have plenty of RAM? Adobe recommend 1GB for Lightroom but I think 2GB is needed.

Michael Jones, Sunday, 14 December 2008 15:03 (eleven years ago) link

I've never used Lightroom and don't know the extent of it's processing tools, but it sounds like a great idea. Alternately, maybe you could find someone selling CS3. Very few people are upgrading to CS4 at this point.

dan selzer, Sunday, 14 December 2008 15:36 (eleven years ago) link

lightroom is a good idea if he's going to use it for his photography. not sure about the cost difference tho.

The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall, Sunday, 14 December 2008 18:05 (eleven years ago) link

If he's a Mac user, then Aperture is a very good, photographer-centric image editing app. Lightroom can be considered Adobe's response to Aperture.

TEENAGE DIALECTICS (libcrypt), Sunday, 14 December 2008 19:25 (eleven years ago) link

They have a CS4?

Abbott of the Trapezoid Monks (Abbott), Sunday, 14 December 2008 21:06 (eleven years ago) link

four months pass...

They have a CS4?

Yeah, and it's dope.

bachmann boehner overdrive (kenan), Thursday, 7 May 2009 01:18 (eleven years ago) link

one year passes...

;_;

ledge, Thursday, 7 October 2010 22:30 (nine years ago) link

I'm finding it weird that there are a number of people on here & the ilphotography threads say they can't afford Photoshop and Lightroom, but have been on other threads talking about acquiring films/tv and music via certain internet wonders of sharing.

not_goodwin, Thursday, 7 October 2010 23:23 (nine years ago) link

adobe products have finally achieved gotten bloated with enough bad features to be an apt fit for microsoft

akm, Friday, 8 October 2010 05:09 (nine years ago) link

noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

www.askjeeves.com (Z S), Friday, 8 October 2010 05:10 (nine years ago) link

OH FUCK! oh fuck oh fuck oh fuck oh fuck

got electrolytes (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Friday, 8 October 2010 05:33 (nine years ago) link

this is all just rumor and speculation right now anyway.

akm, Friday, 8 October 2010 05:36 (nine years ago) link

:P

conrad, Friday, 8 October 2010 10:29 (nine years ago) link

two years pass...

I've just been reading that recent editions of photoshop need to have a certain resolution of screen before they will allow you to save properly.
1024x600 which it doesn't look like I can access on my computer.
I'm just wondering if it has always been like that or if it might be possible to get hold of an older version and use it successfully.
Without the ability to save things the application's usefulness is sorely limited.

Is this a problem that other image editing software suffer from. Or am I better trying something like Gimp?

Stevolende, Wednesday, 31 October 2012 18:57 (seven years ago) link

AT the moment I just get no dialogue box coming up when i press save as & the only possible way of saving is to turn off the image at the x at which point it asks if you want to save the image that's being thrown away but then you can't come back and save differing versions of the same project.
Kind of sux really.

Stevolende, Wednesday, 31 October 2012 18:59 (seven years ago) link

ive used ps since the pre-creative suite days up to cs5 don't know what you're referring to about required resolution. no dialogue box for 'save as' sounds like your photoshop install is corrupted

am0n, Wednesday, 31 October 2012 19:58 (seven years ago) link

wow you've seen a lot of shops in your time!

Neutral Coliseums (Matt P), Wednesday, 31 October 2012 20:05 (seven years ago) link

i can tell from some of the pixels

am0n, Wednesday, 31 October 2012 20:12 (seven years ago) link

yeah, i've never run into any issue re: screen resolution and saving either, sorry!

but the boo boyz are getting to (Z S), Wednesday, 31 October 2012 20:15 (seven years ago) link

try this¿?

http://www.nextgenupdate.com/forums/gfx-tutorials/394721-fixed-photoshop-save-problem.html

am0n, Wednesday, 31 October 2012 20:47 (seven years ago) link

five years pass...

I mean, I'm thrilled that they've finally caught up to the rest of the world (and the rest of their apps) and made CMD+Z the all-around go-backward function, but damn. It's going to take me another five years to quit hitting OPTION+CMD+Z to go backward more than a step.

pplains, Tuesday, 16 October 2018 20:26 (one year ago) link

two weeks pass...

Same with swapping shift-resize!

sktsh, Friday, 2 November 2018 17:38 (one year ago) link

Good Lord, that too.

Why even still have the little lock icon up there if it doesn't do anything?

Though, yes, the new way is better.

pplains, Friday, 2 November 2018 17:44 (one year ago) link

oh man that made me so angry and perplexed the first time I fired up the new version

I want to change my display name (dan m), Friday, 2 November 2018 18:00 (one year ago) link

ten months pass...

i have a feeling adobe broke photoshop elements on my mac but blames apple and offers a "license fixing tool" that doesn't work in order for me to agree to language that it is not responsible for breaking photoshop elements on my mac in any way. cool trump-y move.

cheese canopy (map), Thursday, 12 September 2019 21:00 (nine months ago) link

four weeks pass...

I attempted to open an image of a $50 bill today and GOOD LORD, I had no idea ps was so psssy about that sort of thing.

pplains, Thursday, 10 October 2019 02:19 (eight months ago) link

Oh yes. I have actually been there before.

FRAUDULENT STEAKS (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Thursday, 10 October 2019 02:38 (eight months ago) link

Fortunately, Illustrator doesn't give a shit – which is so true for most of what I try to use illustrator for.

pplains, Thursday, 10 October 2019 02:42 (eight months ago) link


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