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How to prevent Photoshop changing the windows size if the menu bar is in auto-hide mode?

Photoshop is constantly moving the window application on macOS when the menu bar overlaps it. The menu bar is set to be hidden automatically like it's shown in the image below. I'm using Photoshop CS6 ...
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Saved images from Photoshop do not show up in folders until restart

I have a problem saving images from Photoshop CC. I usually shoot Camera Raw images, edit them and save them as JPEGs. Photoshop seems to save images normally - it takes about 2 seconds to complete ...
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How to enable/disable Adobe host port in terminal?

I disabled some ports (below) to be able to install Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator applications. The challenge is to re-enable them through terminal, otherwise I could not install Photoshop( see below ...
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Android JPG images not opening in Photoshop

I have problems opening JPG files sent by Android smartphones. In Photoshop it says that i's impossibile to open the image since it lacks SOFn, DQT or DHT marker before JPEG SOS marker. In Lightroom ...
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Command or Shift key modifiers always activated

Regularly, when I am using Photoshop CC 2018 (mostly), suddenly I got a modifier key which always stays activated. Sometime it is the Command key, and sometimes Shift key, which make it impossible to ...
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Photoshop CS5 can’t be added to Accessibility

I recently updated to Mojave and have been having the same problem with Photoshop CS5 crashing. Before I knew about adding it to accessibility, I downloaded Photoshop CC 2019. Now I’m trying to add ...
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Adobe photoshop cs6 not upgrading raw plugins in my macbook

i tried to install raw camera plugin in my adobe photoshop cs6, but still not getting installed.
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Why doesn't photos send raw files to photoshop?

I currently have both JPEG and RAW files in my photo library on High Sierra. I want to edit the raw photos in Photoshop. However, when I use the 'edit with' option Photos always converts the file to ...
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issues rendering images when using any icc profile (including apple's default). clipped dark areas. preview/quicklook shows wrong contrast

Firstly: I know this problem has been around and recurrently emerges since around 2014. Many OSs and program updates happened since then. Some solved the problem (cfr. Lightroom version 5.7 that fixed ...
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Lightroom CC - keep catalog on computer private?

I have an Enterprise CC subscription through my work since I need Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop etc. However, I have Lightroom just for my own personal photography. I have been using 5.7 but ...
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Camera raw not available on mac photoshop filter

I install camera raw plugin on m mac computer. I'm using photoshop cs4. The camera raw visible on preference. But not visible on filters. Could you please check the attached screen shot. What could be ...
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El Capitan and old Photoshop to bootable partition

I have a working copy of Photoshop CS3 on a 2011 MacBook Pro. I would like to put it and an older OS on a bootable partition so I can use the CS3 occasionally and not have to pay monthly fees to Adobe....
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How do I get old apps like Photoshop CS5 to work on macOS Mojave

On the weekend I upgraded my MacBook Pro to macOS Mojave. Things are mostly ok but I have some apps that no longer work. The one I’m most stressed about is Adobe Photoshop CS5. When I try to run it it ...
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Adobe Photoshop CS6 on Mojave: Left click and drag does not open submenu on tools

When performing left click and drag on the tools, the submenu is not visible in macOS Mojave. The selection still works though as the submenu just seems to be invisible: I have installed Java for Mac ...
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After installing High Sierra, preferences do not stick: PhotoShop images default to open in Preview

Since I "upgraded" to High Sierra, the text program (Tex-Edit Plus, v14.10.4) always reverts to the default preferences of opening two windows I do not want open: "Enable Quartz anti-aliased text at ...
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how can I undo a picture I accidentally edited in preview?

The was a picture that I was looking at in my computer, I drew a line with the preview tool, my computer became really slow and it didn't let me do anything so I just force quited Preview. after I ...
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Completely uninstall Adobe CC

I want to completely uninstall Adobe Photoshop, Adobe CC, etc. I want to uninstall everything that has anything to do with Adobe. Processes like these: are always running. I want them all gone. ...
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PDFs always open in Photoshop on Macbook Pro 2015 even when I change default program

Without my intervention, pdfs just open up in Photoshop. I've never told them to open in Photoshop, even once, but the computer decides to change the default program to Photoshop. I change the default ...
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Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 - how to condense text? (kerning, less space between letters)

I was looking in the docs: https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop-elements/using/edit-text.html I want text to appear more condensed. Where is the button? It was there in a non-elements Photoshop ...
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How do I use Applescript to click the Replace button in the Photoshop Save As dialog?

I have an Applescript that successfully clicks the Replace button in the InDesign Save As dialog, but the same script doesn't work in Photoshop. It fails on the click command in this section of the ...
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Question about compatibility of High Sierra (on MBP 2017) w Photoshop Elements 2018

Specifically: Are there certain things I should do on my end (MacBook Pro 2017, High Sierra) so as to avoid crashing Photoshop Elements 2018? Not having a decent photo software on my MBP is driving me ...
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Prevent apps from changing the default app to open PDF files?

The Preview app used to be the default app to open PDF files. For some obscure reason, this is being changed into Photoshop every now and then. If this happens, I do this: Right click on a PDF file, ...
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Search directory of .psd files for specific text?

I have a directory of hundreds of Photoshop files (.psd) and need to locate files by searching for a string of text that exists within a file. Using Finder to search for "Contents" doesn't seem to ...
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Why can Perspective Warp cause my Mac to run out of application memory?

I'm running Adobe Photoshop CC on a Mac with 32GB RAM. I have no performance issues other than Perspective Warp. Sometimes it works immediately, sometimes after a few seconds (while I wait for the ...
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Macbook photo storage for digital art, strategies?

My wife is a digital artist and has a Macbook pro, iPhone, and iPad, and I am constantly having to clear disk space from the Macbook due to all of the selfies, snaps, cat pictures, and legitimate ...
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Deleted almost everything from MacBook Air (2014) and still no storage?

Last night, I was working on Photoshop and it said my scratch disc was full which, after looking it up, meant my startup disc was full. I went through and deleted a good 95% of my photos, all the apps ...
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Download and Install Photoshop CS5

I want to transfer a legal, licensed copy of Photoshop CS5 from and old Lion iMac I am de-commissioning to my current El Capitan system. I have the license number, but not the install media as this ...
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AppleScript Error using Adobe Photoshop CC to batch convert CMYK profiles

I'm using AppleScript to process a folder of TIFF images that need to be converted to a specific CMYK profile in Photoshop. The script first asks for a folder containing the images and then prompts ...
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How to disable / change the photoshop cc splash screen (on Mac)

When you open photoshop cc on mac you get this image: Photoshop CC Splash screen I want to disable it, or (if impossible) to change it to my own image. I know that is not something you can do by ...
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Adobe Creative Cloud Color Replacement Tool Not There

Color replacement tool in Photoshop CC missing. It's usually behind the brush tool. Just updated and it's still missing. It's there on my desktop Mac, but it's missing on my MacBook Pro. How do I ...
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“securityd: keychain reference in server mode” in console

I am experiencing a strange issue when starting Adobe Creative Cloud 2017.3 applications (Photoshop, Illustrator,...). The applications hang the system completely for a minute or two (50% System-level ...
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Using a MacBook Pro Retina Display with USB3 external drives

I am trying to find out if working directly from a USB3 external hard drive will slow down the Mac's performance in using software such as Photoshop CC. I realise this is not purely a Mac specific ...
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Upgrade Operating System Snow Leopard to OS Sierra

I know I must upgrade first to El Capitan before upgrading to OS Sierra. But my question is will I loose installed Adobe Photoshop CS5 and my Bootcamp where I have 2 other costly programmmes installed....
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Photoshop—“scratch disk is full” error

Using a Macbook Air, I have 60Gb free space on my hard drive, yet I can't crop an image (W x H, Resolution setting) because "the scratch disks are full". What does the error mean? How do I fix it? I ...
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What's Photoshop CS6 keyboard shortcut to call Edit - Transform - Scale?

I'm not able to see any predefined keyboard shortcut to call Scale under Transform. If such a shortcut does not exist, is there any possibility to define one, so a specific thing will be called?
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OSX 10.11.x and Adobe CS6 suite incl photoshop?

Since updating to OSX 10.11.3, I have found Photoshop CS6 will not load, as well as several other programs. Others include Hugin, possibly Dragon Dictate 5 (not resolved or confirmed yet re VP ...
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If I install an older, deprecated Java runtime, will that mess up applications that use the current Java version?

I own a really old version of Photoshop. After I upgraded to El Capitan when I attempt to launch Photoshop I get a dialog saying... To open "Adobe Photoshop CS5.1.app" you need to install the ...
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Create .icns ad hoc

I want to create .icns for an app i made, i know how to make icons in png and .ico but i don't know much about it. Which size should i create my icons before to convert them? I don't want my icons ...
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What is causing Photoshop to always stay on top?

I'm on Mac OS X El Cap. And I'm using PS CS 6 Extended. If I switch to Photoshop, and do my work, then try to switch to say Chrome via cmd+tab, Photoshop stays on top. My questions: What might have ...
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Erase in Adobe Sketch?

I'm using an iPad Pro with Apple Pencil... the Apple Pencil annoyingly doesn't have an eraser on the back end like the Pencil by 53. I've also not been able to locate a button that allows me to use ...
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iMac disk write issues

I have a problem specifically with Photoshop Elements 12 Organiser and the ability to write to the internal drive on an iMac 5k with El Capitan. I have full read write access to the files on the disk ...
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Macbook Pro 15“ vs 13” - Performance vs portability

Currently I've got a MacBook Pro 15" (mid-2010, model 6,2), with 8 GB RAM, 2,5 GHz i5 Processor and Intel HD Graphics 288 MB video card. Seeing as it's 5+ years old, I really need a new one, ...
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Adobe Photoshop error message about display driver with my MacBook Pro

I have just installed Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. When it came up, after lots of time and annoying spinning colored disk, I got the message "Photoshop has encountered a problem with the display driver, ...
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Photoshop not recognised as default app after OS update

I just upgraded my system software and all my graphic design photo images now say I can't open them and I should click get info on the finder, which I do and they still won't open. These are photoshop ...
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Folder created in Photoshop not showing up in finder

This is really crazy issue i'm experiencing here: I downloaded the newest Photoshop CC 2015 and started working with it to crop some images for a client. After that, i've saved all the images for the ...
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Cannot maximize a window by simply clicking on the Photoshop CC app icon

My OS is Yosemite and I work in CC apps daily. I minimize several ways (clicking on the minimize button in the window, command + M, etc.) but I used to be able to just go down to the Photoshop app ...
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Photoshop CC not responding when opening a 2MB PDF file

There's a Mac on my job that recently got installed Adobe CC. I, myself, haven't used CC before, always CS6 so I don't know about the common errors, bugs, crashes or fixes. Moreover, I'm not a ...
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How do I reinstall Adobe Design and Web Premium CS6 on my Mac?

When I tried to open Photoshop I got a message that files were missing. Someone (mis?)informed me that I had to uninstall Photoshop and then hit the button to reinstall. Instead the whole file along ...
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Drag and drop from Photos.app to Photoshop

I can't seem to drag-and-drop photos from the Photos application into Photoshop, I could do this with iPhoto... How do I edit them in Photoshop?
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Problem with Photoshop CS6 Freezing up on OSX Mavericks

I have a iMac we purchased last year (27inch, 32GB Ram, 512GB Flash Storage, OSX 10.9 Mavericks) with Adobe CS6 installed on it. About 2 months ago our Graphic Designer started having problems where ...