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WOOOOOOAAAAHHHHH. Squeaks, amaing find! Thanks for sharing!

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Quick questions, do you guys sketch out your designs before PS or do you do them there, and question 2 if you do straight up, , how do you works with a logo

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How do you feather something? I have elements 2, and highlight what I want to not be feathered. Then I press mask. But when I click something else it disappears and just goes back to normal. I tried using the marquee tools and clicking feather, but that hasn't worked at all.

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How do you feather something? I have elements 2, and highlight what I want to not be feathered. Then I press mask. But when I click something else it disappears and just goes back to normal. I tried using the marquee tools and clicking feather, but that hasn't worked at all.

When selected Right Click-> feather and set the amount the press ok. That should do the trick

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How do you feather something? I have elements 2, and highlight what I want to not be feathered. Then I press mask. But when I click something else it disappears and just goes back to normal. I tried using the marquee tools and clicking feather, but that hasn't worked at all.

When selected Right Click-> feather and set the amount the press ok. That should do the trick

Tried that and it still didn't work. Maybe the value was too much? I had it at 15

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How do you feather something? I have elements 2, and highlight what I want to not be feathered. Then I press mask. But when I click something else it disappears and just goes back to normal. I tried using the marquee tools and clicking feather, but that hasn't worked at all.

When selected Right Click-> feather and set the amount the press ok. That should do the trick

Tried that and it still didn't work. Maybe the value was too much? I had it at 15

Try inverting your selection before doing it

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I guess this is photoshop help related...

Ok so i have Photoshop CS2 on my laptop and i installed 3,000 fonts today (have another 5,000 i want to add a little later) which brings my laptops fonts to about 7,000 fonts. So now when i go on my photoshop, it takes forever to load and when i go to use the fonts to type something in photoshop it basically freezes and my laptop isn't slow by any means it's a duo and has 2gigs of ram with ample space (i'm at 85% space left to use).

So what gives? I have my brushes installed on it and stuff like that so i don't want to go through the annoyance of re-installing it. What could the problem be?

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I guess this is photoshop help related...

Ok so i have Photoshop CS2 on my laptop and i installed 3,000 fonts today (have another 5,000 i want to add a little later) which brings my laptops fonts to about 7,000 fonts. So now when i go on my photoshop, it takes forever to load and when i go to use the fonts to type something in photoshop it basically freezes and my laptop isn't slow by any means it's a duo and has 2gigs of ram with ample space (i'm at 85% space left to use).

So what gives? I have my brushes installed on it and stuff like that so i don't want to go through the annoyance of re-installing it. What could the problem be?

Not exactly sure what the problem is. It seems kinda looney to install that many fonts. Get a font manager and install fonts only as you need them.

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Yeah i went Font Orgasmic on my laptop, i gotta fix that right now by deleting similar fonts or fonts that i will just never use. Going to take forever though.

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Ok i will try to be as detailed about my problem as i can...since a few ppl have tried to help me on another board and i couldn't explain it well enough.

Say i want to have a logo just with a drop shadow be transparent so when i use it as an avatar, you see the logo and shadow on whatever colour the messageboard background has?

I've tried plenty of times and i just can't get it to work, it'll show the shadow but with a white outline around it and it just looks weird...are there any transparency tutorials for CS2 that i can use to figure this out???

Like this avy i made for a hockey board i post on...i wanted to put a drop shadow on it and no background...couldn't do it so i just kept it as it was...

vcx-penz-haw-nuck-1.gif

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Ok i will try to be as detailed about my problem as i can...since a few ppl have tried to help me on another board and i couldn't explain it well enough.

Say i want to have a logo just with a drop shadow be transparent so when i use it as an avatar, you see the logo and shadow on whatever colour the messageboard background has?

I've tried plenty of times and i just can't get it to work, it'll show the shadow but with a white outline around it and it just looks weird...are there any transparency tutorials for CS2 that i can use to figure this out???

Like this avy i made for a hockey board i post on...i wanted to put a drop shadow on it and no background...couldn't do it so i just kept it as it was...

vcx-penz-haw-nuck-1.gif

When you save it for the web, do you save the file with transparency option checked?

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Yeah but it has options for gif and etc...but the shadow still shows up but with a white background underneath the shadow...as opposted to the shadow on the transparent background which is what i want to show up when i upload it as my avatar.

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Usually transparency only works well (for me at least) in png.

But make sure in your layers pallet that you have a bottom layer that is transparent, and that the logo layer is transparent with only the logo. No white at all anywhere.

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Yeah all my pallette's are transparent and the logo has a shadow, but when i try to save it as png or gif...i get his weird white outline and fill for the shadow part and it just looks ugly.

Are there tutorials i can check out that may help?

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Yeah, how did you do that with the transparent background with the shadow still in tact??

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Yeah, how did you do that with the transparent background with the shadow still in tact??

probably as its a png, and not a jpg

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Yeah, how did you do that with the transparent background with the shadow still in tact??

probably as its a png, and not a jpg

Yes, you have to make it as a png file.

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I rarely ever save things as jpeg, it's usually png..but yeah i did try it as png and gif before, i'm not that new with the programs...i just don't use it as often as i'd like.

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