Photos / Graphics Software

Photo and imaging software is used to edit and compose raster images; Adobe Photoshop dominates the market. Common actions include cropping, slicing, retouching, color replacement, masking and erasing. Other programs include GIMP, Serif PhotoPlus, Pixlr, PhotoScape, Picasa and IrfanView.

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Need to trigger shutter on a very long selfie-stick.

I have a Canon PowerShot 12X and hope to get a Canon SX720.

I want a really long selfie-stick I can use to dramatically change my perspective while making photos.

But I do not want to be bothered with setting a self-timer or recording it as a video, which I then need to watch to find that perfect shot, etc.

I need a trigger that will fire the shutter.

What technologies do this?

Can  I use my old camera for this? If I buy a Canon SX720, does this have the ability for this?

If Bluetooth i the trick, does this mean I need a BT trigger? Does this support Canon PowerShot 12X? Canon SX720?

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Never used a Selfie-stick

I want to take picture from a teller perspective and hope to use a Selfie-stick to give me a could of extra feet. But I see no way to trigger the shutter.

What am I missing??

Need to get best memory card (best value) for Canon SX720

I need to store lots of pictures for photo shoots but am not sure of what memory card to choose. Prices are all over the place.

This one hold 256MG:

This one is half the space but a third of the cost:

I take dozens of pictures per photo shoot, but download them to my PC after each shoot. I feel like I will never have a problem, even with a 32BG memory card.

Are there speed considerations?

Need Free Satellite Photos of New York City

I found Google Earth displays perfectly the images I need to use. But if I used that image in a presentation, I could be sued by Google.

So, I would never do that, clearly.

Are there other ways to get Satellite Photos of New York City which are public domain? Or that have some easy to accept license such as putting a copyright notice at the bottom?

I heard some French company had some which were free?

Can you please give me any Satellite Photos websites I can check their terms??

How to change the overall Photoshop CS4 appearance ? I want to make the screen and font larger than the current setting.

I have an *.ai file which I was given by a client (my wife in this case). I want to modify the vectors, but the imported art is not showing as 'grouped' or 'path combined' and I am not sure how to break the vectors apart to edit. I am attaching the file for reference.
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Can no longer move image with Marching Ants

When I successfully select a layer, with an image, the layer is surrounded with Marching Ants. But when I use the arrow kay to move it, the image does  not follow.

How do I select the image too??

Does it still exist?
Can not find my Square Marquee Tool

I only see the following...

No Square Marquee
I removed the file for Photoshop preferences


and restarted PhotoShop.

But the tool never arrived.


I have 2017.1.1 for a Mac
How to add Corel supplied fonts from CorelConnect. I own CorelDraw 2017. CorelConnect is supplied with the 2017 package. There are supposed to be a very large number of downloadable TrueType fonts available for download at no additional cost. Can anyone show me step by step how to see the available fonts and how to download them into my Windows 10 computer?
PhotoShop CC - dropping a second image fails

I got one image pasted onto a larger image, but the new image has a flashing dashed line moving around it. So, when I copy the second image, I have no way to select it.

I want to get the first image to stay in that spot and enable me to paste in another image.

What am I missing?

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Using Adobe PhotoShop CC to drop in images

I can do a few things with PhotoShop, but forget how to insert another smaller image atop of the underlying image.

What steps are there?

One thing I've never been able to fully grasp and get my head around in Window 10 is how to add custom Icons to Windows 10 and where the best places are to find Icons.

For example, if I find some icons that I like, how do I add them to be available in the "%SystemRoot%\system32\imageres.dll" file?

I've read many articles found using Google on this topic, but none of them explained the process very well in my opinion and just left me confused. So my questions are;

  1. How to add icons to Windows 10 "imageres.dll" file so that they are available to me when I want to select a different desktop Icon for a folder or whatever?
  2. Is it possible to have a folder with Icons in it that can then be browsed and selected when using the Properties > Change Icon option on folders or Program Icons? If so, what size do these icons have to be in order to be used?
  3. What are some of the best sites to find Windows 10 compatible Icons? Free preferred, but good Paid sites are not out of the question for me.

I ask you please provide detailed explanations to questions 1 and 2, rather than just links to external sites if possible. Answers from those who have personal experience in these matters would be great, as well as screenshots of steps included in your answers if possible.

I am skilled with Windows 10, but having trouble figuring out the best way to solve this particular requirement.

Any assistance would be appreciated.

Many thanks.

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I am trying to fill a designed image in Photoshop. It currently has a greyer-white coloring and I need to change it to pure white to help it coordinate with a landing page design. I know how to select most of the design with the Quick Selection Tool, but when I go to fill it I am not sure if I am doing it right. I also cannot select the whole design with the Selection tool. When I go to unselect the part that I filled and select another piece of it I cannot get it to unselect the first piece of the design.

I know this is pretty simple, I am just stuck. Any Photoshop advice on what I am doing wrong or another way to accomplish this would be much appreciated.
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by:Andrew Leniart
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I tried repairing then uninstalling, reinstalling Power PDF Standard. Still getting "DLL not found" when I attempt scanning.

I don't mean to interject here, but I recently had this *exact* problem, albeit when trying to re-install a free PDF writing utility for a client of mine. Whenever he tried to create a PDF, same thing - "DLL not found". After much frustration (and a couple of uninstalls/re-installs) I tracked the problem down to a Windows registry corruption, whereby even uninstalling the app completely and reinstalling it didn't resolve the issue.

I ended up installing the PDF writer on one of my own VM's where it worked correctly, tracked and exported the registry entries from my working VM and imported them into my client's machine. All DLL related problems instantly dissapeared because I'd already verified of course that the necessary DLL's were where they were supposed to be. Your issue may be totally different, but I just thought I'd throw that in as a possible cause.

@Joe - I hope you don't mind me chiming in here, just thought it may be another scenario you may like to consider.

Regards, Andrew
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A few more thoughts:

(1) Since you're on W10, make sure you install Patch 1 after installing PP14.5, as PP14.5/Patch1 is the only W10-compliant version of PaperPort. Also, see if any of the Tips in my PaperPort 14 in Windows 10 - A First Look article are things that you haven't tried yet.

(2) Maybe there's a corruption in your user profile that is causing the grief to PaperPort and/or Power PDF. Try creating a new user profile.

(3) This is certainly not the DLL problem, but it would be a good idea to get the latest W10/64-bit drivers from the Brother site for your MFC-J6710DW.

(4) I sent an email to my contacts at Nuance with a link to this thread. They may not want to post publicly about it, but, with their permission, I'll share whatever they say here.

Regards, Joe

Edit: Hi Andrew,
I saw your post after hitting Submit on mine. I don't mind your chiming in here...indeed, I encourage it! Colloaboration with the many bright folks here at Experts Exchange often leads to a solution that eludes an individual. In this case, your idea is certainly a good one... thanks for chiming in! Regards, Joe
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What is rough cost per page to print with this printer:

For color

and for Black and white?

I just paid up to $1.79 pp at a copy shop I will not mention and NEED another solution.

 I need a portable color laser and might as well make it all-in-one.

Any better options?

What are some utilities or methods that I can use to reduce the size of screenshots & pictures within Windows programs?

I often take screenshots, use the snipping tool, or have graphs or pictures that I then paste into Word documents. These items take too much space and I need to reduce how much size they take on the page.

How can this be done?
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Getting the most out of my iPhone 7 camera

I go on a site seeing trip and expect to take photos from big open spaces, with distant famous buildings. I no longer have a camera that zooms with a great lens.

But I have an iPhone 7

How do I max out the resolution of the camera? I assume the pics will be vary large, but could prove very interesting when I zoom in with my image editor on my Mac.


I had my computer recently formatted with a fresh install of windows 10. As a result I noticed Windows Photo ViewerWindows Photo Viewer (WPV) was missing. It was there before the reformat. I researched this and found out that Microsoft replaced that with PHOTO viewer which I don't care for I like the other better and I am used to it. There is a list of Windows Photo Viewer in c~Program Files X86 but there is no executable file for it . Can you please how do I get that back why doesn't WPV folder includes as part of the files?

Thank you
Need a pocket camera with maximum zoom capabilities.

And I need to buy it used on Ebay...

I love a small Canon camera that withdraws the lens 100% and is easy to fit in my pocket. I had one, but sold it to raise some money:

Now I have a job and want something similar.

What can you recommend on "Buy it Now" on Ebay which might even be better?

I was moderately happy with the camera, but wanted it to zoom even better. Is it possible I cold have adjusted the setting and got better close-ups?

Or is there a better technology that wold do better on close-ups?

I want pocket sized and do not want any camera that needs to go around my neck.

I have installed a font in windows 7 . It shows as installed but when i go to word it does not show .
Can anyone recommend a really good duplicate image finder that can compare some 100gb of photos by metadata e.g. exact date and time taken of the original photo rather than the name of the photo (as some of my photos might have different names after I changed them but they are the same photos).

Also is there a way of seeing a visual depiction of all the photos taken in a heat map style so I can see where there are large gaps (e.g. 1-2 months) where no photos are?

Also I am capable of doing a google search myself so what I am really looking for are recommendations based on what people have actually used and not opinions based on what they have read on a web site (as I capable of reading a blurb too).  Thanks.
Looking an an easy or automated way to put borders around pictures, black borders. In the perfect world would like to "select" all the pictures and "simply apply" the chosen black border to them. Possible? How? Thanks!

Photos / Graphics Software

Photo and imaging software is used to edit and compose raster images; Adobe Photoshop dominates the market. Common actions include cropping, slicing, retouching, color replacement, masking and erasing. Other programs include GIMP, Serif PhotoPlus, Pixlr, PhotoScape, Picasa and IrfanView.