Solved

Need anti aliasing help.

Posted on 2000-02-28
2
136 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
Goodday.

I have this question regarding anti aliasing in photoshop, which comes into 2 parts.

1st: when i enter text, put it down with the smooth or crisp option and use the magic wand to select it and start to let loose some plugins on it the result is a none aliased piece of crap. (even when i play around with the aliased/not aliased feature of the magic wand).......what am i doing wrong?

2 when i apply the "finger" on the blockey edges of a pic..i'ts soft allright...but it's ugly...is there a way to anti alias the way text is typed in?...that would be great...

thanx in advance.



0
Comment
Question by:senilesushi
2 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
weed earned 100 total points
ID: 2566711
DONT use the magic wand tool. Instead of using the magic wand tool, command-click on the layer that contains the text. That will make a complete selection of the text instead of just the parts you happened to click on with the magic wand tool.

Im not sure i understand the second part of your Q...I assume you mean the smudge tool by "the finger" (visual image of you flipping photoshop the bird). Anyway i assume youre using the smudge tool to RE-antialias the edges of your text which should be solved by the above solution. Also instead of using the smudge tool use the gaussian blur filter. Select the outer edges of whatever object you want to smudge (dont select the middle just the outside edges with some overlap so the edge of the object is in the middle of your selection) and then gaussian blur.
0
 

Author Comment

by:senilesushi
ID: 2574182
Dear weed..... this is what i needed to know... it helped a lot...

and yes part 2 is allso correct...even the part about flipping the finger...

0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this article, I'll explain how to change the color of a selection in Photoshop. I'm sure there are a couple different ways to do this in photoshop, but this is my preferred method in Photoshop. I am using Photoshop CS6 and I will be adjusting the…
Read about why website design really matters in today's demanding market.
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to create a postcard text effect in Photoshop and get an introduction to Layer masks Use magic wand to select the "inner" part of the letters: Create a new layer and fill the selected area with black: Go back …
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to correct colors in Photoshop using the Curves adjustment Open a photo for editing in Photoshop: Begin by creating a new adjustment layer by going to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves: Select "OK" on the …

920 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now