September 16th, 2009


Missing Saved Files Question.

I'm using Photoshop CS3, and for some reason I can't get to the files I save in Photoshop. The files save and open perfectly fine within Photoshop itself, but when I go to my Pictures folder in Windows they're nowhere to be found. So I create a file in Photoshop, save it to the Pictures file, but when I go to upload it to, say, LiveJournal, the file isn't there.

Even searching in the Windows Start menu search feature brings up the filenames, but when I try to open them, I get the message "Missing Shortcut: Windows is searching for anthony 001.png. To locate the file yourself, click browse."

I used this same Photoshop on my old computer, which ran XP, and my new computer runs Vista. This is the only explanation I can think of for this problem, and I'm stumped on how to go about fixing it. (If that's even the real problem.)

Any help?

Thank you so enormously much in advance.
amy - the girl who waited

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hi. i was wondering if anyone knew how to get this coloring effect on an image? i have to think it's more than just a matter of coloring it correctly, since it really sets the image in one color tone - all of the coloring tuts i've looked at don't seem to tint the image like this. so i'm thinking that it's some other sort of effect in the program that does it.

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Using Paper Textures

Hi all. I would like it if someone could explain how to use a paper texture to achieve this type of icon.

I copied and pasted it the texture onto the icon image. However, whenever I set it to darken, the image part under the "paper" part shows up, and the rest is black. The only way to get the part of the image I want seen and keep the paper covering the edge, is to use screen. This then makes the "paper" slightly transparent when I want it to be opaque. I use Photoshop Elements 6.0. Thanks! :)