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What advantages do Macs offer designers? [closed]

I'll try to make this not be an opinion or a preference question. I am previously a PC owner and I am looking for a new computer. A school of thought around Macs being better for designers than ...
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Drop shadow lingering on screen from CS6 splash screen

When I opened photoshop cs6 just now, the fancy new splash screen popped up and went away as normal, only the drop shadow around the outline of the splash screen has stayed on my desktop... At first ...
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How to fix Photoshop CS3 startup error “One or more files in the Adobe Application Support folder” after upgrading to 10.6?

After upgrading to 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Adobe Photoshop gives an error message on every start of the application: "One or more files in the Adobe Application Support folder, necessary for running ...
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Is “The disk copy of 'filename.psd' was changed since…” dialog a sign of harddrive issues?

I saw this message and I'm not sure if it is a sign of harddrive issues (corruption, etc) or anything I should be concerned about. It popped up in Photoshop when saving. Might also be worth noting ...
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How to make Photoshop use multiple windows?

I'm starting to use Photoshop CS 6, coming from CS 3. The older version has an option to use multiple windows (one per document) with floating palettes. Is this arrangement available in Photoshop CS 6?...
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Browse iPhoto library in photoshop or bridge

For whatever reason you cannot browse your iPhoto library from Photoshop. I had hoped CS6 would have added something but no. I have been looking for years and can't believe no one has written a plug ...
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Is There A Free Photoshop Alternative for Mac OS X?

I've been doing quite a bit of searching, but I'm only turning up commercially licensed packages. I don't need something as fully-featured as Photoshop, but something in that genre is sufficient. ...
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How to disable save as in Photoshop/Illustrator?

We have basic security applied to a shared folder so only the authorized user can access the resource. The folder contain Illustrator and Photoshop files. We would like to have a better authority ...
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Problem with move tool in Photoshop CS 5.5

I just switched from PC to Mac, and there's a problem with Photoshop on OS X: I can't move any layer with the Move tool. It doesn't display any error or dialog box but it simply won't do it. Whenever ...
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How to change photoshop JPEG output header format?

We are using Adobe Photoshop on a Mac to output JPEG image files. These image files need to be rendered on an embedded output device that we have no control over. It seems that the files output by ...
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Cannot install Adobe CS5 - install hangs at calculating time

I am not able to install any of the Adobe CS5 software. The installer hangs when calculating time. Here's what I found in the installer log: [ 0] Mon Oct 3 21:22:13 2011 INFO ::START TIMER::...
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Adobe Creative Suite CS5 - One License Multiple Macs

As freelance web designer I have a total of four macs. I have an office I use during the day with an iMac and MacBook for taking to client meetings. And I also have a iMac and MacBook at home for ...
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Photoshop to iPad color profile woes

This is driving me insane. I always design in Photoshop with my monitor profile as the active profile. My PSD's are never color managed. This is the way I've designed since I can remember and I have ...
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How to diagnose why plugins don't show in Photoshop?

I have some Photoshop plugins in a folder PSPlugins in my home folder. When Photoshop runs, it doesn't see them. I did put the correct path into the preferences. Is there some way to determine why ...
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How can I best use an SSD?

I have a Mac Pro, and I've added an Intel 80GB SSD to improve performance in LightRoom and Photoshop. So far so good. But after moving all of my current work, catalogs, etc. to the SSD, I still have ...
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All of my Adobe CS4 apps beachball in Lion and will not run at all

I upgraded my laptop to Lion last night. I decided to not upgrade my Mac Pro yet in case I ran into issues. Turned out to be a wise move, because while things went smoothly for the most part, I did ...
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Font properties of text layer in PSD file — possible to inspect without Photoshop?

I want inspect (and just that, without editing this layer) which font, size, color etc. were used in a given text layer in PSD file created with Photoshop. Is this doable without Photoshop.app? ...
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Will Photoshop CS version 8.0 work if I update from Tiger to Leopard?

I have just baught an Iphone and I have to upgrade my itunes, but it says my operating system is too old. I have an Ibook G4 10.4.11 with a 1.42 GHz PowerPC G4 processor. The support team are sending ...
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Photoshop CS5 and Wacom - all menus grayed when App focus changed

Occasionally, when I switch (via ⌘ cmd+⇥ Tab or Expose) from Photoshop to another App then back - all of the Photoshop menu items are grayed (inactive state). You can still issue hotkey commands like ⌘...
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 PC version running via boot camp

I just bought my first MacBook Pro as I will be doing more work on the road, but I just realized my Windows license of Photoshop CS5 won't work on my Mac. I guess it's OS-based? Someone suggested ...
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Photoshop CS3 won't install: Component Failed to Install

I got a new iMac and I'm trying to install Adobe Photoshop CS3. I'm using the original install disk, but when it gets to the end of the installation it says that the Shared Components were installed ...
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Photoshop shortcuts only work sporadically

Using CMD+J on a layer to duplicate it works... sometimes. But not always. Using CMD+Ctrl+D (my own binding) to delete a layer works... sometimes. But not always. I'm unable to grasp why it only ...
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Aperture vs Photoshop

I already have a lot of experience in Photoshop because I normally use it to edit my photos, but I've heard that Aperture is far better (or easier to use) than Photoshop. I started using the trial ...
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Is there a way to change font sizes system-wide while preserving UI resolution?

I have a 17" widescreen mac book pro (1920 x 1080) and find it hard to read the small fonts in the finder menu and in the Finder let hand panel even though my vision is good. Even the font's in most ...