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Photoshop FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) 2012 Edition
Below are the questions from Jeff Tranberry's Photoshop FAQ. Go to his site to read the answers.
Photoshop FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Why doesn’t my version of Photoshop support my camera?
I’m having a problem while using Photoshop. How can I fix it?
I’m having a problem while downloading, installing or activating my copy of Photoshop. How can I fix it?
How do I make Photoshop run faster? How do I tune Photoshop for peak performance? What computer hardware is best for running Photoshop?
The Crop tool only crops to 1px by 1px (or a tool is misbehaving). How do I fix it?
How do I remove a background from an image?
Where did the Extract Filter go in Photoshop CS5/CS6?
Where do I get the TWAIN plug-in for scanning in Photoshop? How do I use/troubleshoot the TWAIN plug-in?
How do I combine two images?
I don’t like the grey application background. How do I see the desktop on Mac in Photoshop CS6?
I can’t see more than one image at a time. How do I disable tabbed documents?
How do I drag a layer from one document to another?
Can I exchange my Windows PC license for a Mac License (or vice versa)?
Where did the Lighting Effects filter go in Photoshop CS5?
Why does the delete key bring up the Fill dialog in Photoshop CS5/CS6?
How do I change the zoom tool back to the way it worked in previous versions?
What are the differences between Photoshop CS6 & Photoshop CS6 Extended?
How do I uninstall the Photoshop CS6 beta?
Why change the crop tool in Photoshop CS6? How can I get the old behavior back?
How do reposition the crop area after selecting the Crop tool in Photoshop CS6?
What are the JDI (Just Do It) features in Photoshop CS6?
How do I migrate my saved presets from an earlier version of Photoshop or import/export them?
Where did the “No Color Management” option go for printing in Photoshop CS5/CS6?
What happened to the automate commands Contact Sheet II, PDF Presentation and Web Photo Gallery in Photoshop?
Why doesn’t Command/Control + z undo each history step?
When I drag a layer, the whole group moves. How do I just move a layer inside a group?
Why are there white grid lines around the pixels when I zoom in really far? How do I make it go away?
Why does changing the light direction of layer styles on one layer affects EVERY LAYER with the same effect?
Why does my brush cursor looks broken at certain zoom levels in Photoshop on Windows (XP, Vista, Windows 7)?
Why should I submit a Crash Report? Does anyone read them?
Why does my image get rotated and show a compass when using the trackpad on my MacBook or while using my Magic Trackpad?
Is it safe to buy software from eBay, Amazon Marketplace, or Craigslist? How do I protect myself from hacked and counterfeit software?
Why should I create an Adobe ID to register or activate my product?
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