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- How can I add text to a photo?
You can add text to your photos using any font you have installed on your computer. Open PSE in the Edit Mode. Make sure you are in Full Edit (not guided or Quick.) Open the photo (File > Open) in PSE. Select File > Duplicate so that you are working on a copy of your photo and not the ...
- I purchased some overlays and templates. How can I print a copy of each page so that I can add photos and journaling later?
If you just want to print the pages, you can use any graphics editing program or even a Word processor like Microsoft Word to create the document to print. In Word: First make sure that you have unzipped the file that you downloaded. Make a note of the location of the unzipped files. In Word, o ...
- How can I create a shape in a certain size? For example, a 2-inch circle?
Here are the directions for both Photoshop Elements and Photoshop. (Tested in PSE7 and PSCS3) In Photoshop Elements: Create a new document and select the Cookie Cutter tool. In the Options Bar, choose a shape from the Shape Picker drop-down menu. Click the down-arrow beside the word Shape Option ...
- How can I capture colors from a website to use on a layout?
If you've found a website with a pleasing color palette that you would like to use on your layout, you can use the eyedropper tool outside of Photoshop and PSE to capture the colors. Here's how: In PSE: Open your web browser and navigate to the site you want to use. Open PSE. To capture color ...
- How can I resize my layout to 8x8-inches or 6x6-inches or smaller?
To resize your layout or an element, open it in Photoshop or PSE. Duplicate your file by selecting Image | Duplicate. Select the Crop tool, then in the Options bar across the top of the editing window, type in the size you want to overlay to become (6 in by 6 in or 8 in by 8 in.) at 300 ppi (fo ...
- I purchased an alphabet set. How can I type words with it?
An alphabet set is not like a font. You will not be able to load and type with these sets like a font download. What you can do is open them in Photoshop and drag them onto a background to create a fun title. They are more like digital die cuts, less like a font. Once you download your alphabet ...
- I'm working in PSE6. The .png files are not transparent or they have a box surrounding them. How can I use them?
This is a common problem with PSE6. A new feature with this build causes elements to lose transparency when dragged up from the Project Bin onto a page. Fortunately, there is an easy work-around: Instead of dragging the element from the Project Bin up onto your paper, you'll need to drag the ri ...
- Photoshop Elements 6.0 on Windows Vista cannot parse .png files. What can i do to fix this?
To fix this problem, right click on the PSE 6 icon on your desktop. Select "Run as Administrator" when you wish to launch your software.
- My overlays, frames, alphas and elements have grey and white blocks surrounding them. What does that mean?
A grey and white checkerboard in Photoshop and PSE indicates transparency. When the program needs to show you that the file is transparent, it uses this checkerboard pattern. (It can't use white since white is white!) When these files are dragged onto a background paper, the checkerboard pattern ...