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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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According to this...

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Reduce-the-file-size-of-a-picture-8db7211c-d958-457c-babd-194109eb9535?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1


I should have the option:

"Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the Adjust group, click Compress Pictures."

Is this not supported on Word 2017 Mac?

I need to compress the images.

Thanks
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I have an 85 page Word Document with 85 images, and when I convert it to PDF the file size becomes 1.33 GB!

That is totally unacceptable.

I am flummoxed that the file could never be so huge. These image are in the size range of 1MB to 10 MB.

Are there different file formats I could use that convert better?

How do I reduce the resolution to those images? I am hoping for a Word feature that lets me reduce resolution inside Word versus me needing to handle each image outside of Word, which will take the whole day.

Thanks.
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Is there an easy way without using the WWW to get background/foreground colors from the image itself that I am editing?
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I need to adjust image sizes manually for the rime being, since I do not yet know how to maintain aspect ratio on size reduction.

So, I need some measurement tool for the X and for the Y.

Does that exist?
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I see that neat feature too Place an image, but when I try and shrink if from the top corner, the aspect ration changes, making the image useless.

How do I adjust the size and force to to remain true?

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I want to eraser or remove the blackout text to read the text original but i can't found the way to recover the text under the blackout ..i paint with color on the text photo and saved so i want to back to original photo ..plz help me if we have an application or any trick to remove it
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I can use Photoshop CC to create a frame, but now I need to insert an image into it. How do I do this from an existing image file? Is there a way to make the frame adjust to the aspect ration of the image file?

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I have a wide angle view of a map and need to put a circle (or square) round a small piece of it and over the enlarged detail on the unimportant part of the map.

How do I do this?
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I can use Fuzzy Select to find the colored areas I want. How do I then add a dark order to that region?

Right now, it just twinkles to show it is active...so how do I transition to actually use that region?

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I saw a video which had a long list of optional tools to be used in the Layers window, but I only see a few...

Layers

I have a Mac. Is that the difference?

Thanks.
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I would like to buy a selfie stick for my iPhone 6 if it let me take pictures in a different perspective, and not of myself.

Sometimes, I want to be a few feet taller.

Can it be used for this?

What is the longest one I could get?

Can it secure my phone safely?

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I would like the ability to come back that image and update any element which I add today. Does each event go in its own layer?

Or, is there another way to be able to edit, for example, a line? I may want to reduce the line width a month from now...

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On the following advertisement, I see an item in the picture that does not appear in the list of items at the bottom of the page...

Any idea what it is?

See attached image...

Gadget
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nikon-COOLPIX-P900-Digital-Camera-83x-Optical-Zoom-Wi-Fi-Black-32GB-Bundle-/322284062468?hash=item4b09a08704:g:gqYAAOSwBt5ZNv5w

ALSO, I have a question about the size of the memory card(s). I see this has two at 16GB each. I also see a refurbished camera with a single 64 GB card.

Can you give me some ice how fast a 16GB card would fit with this camera? Let's say, distant shots require me the max resolution and file size per pic.

How many would a 16BG card hold?

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I see how to use Gimp for Mac to draw a line, but it's to thick. I want 1 pixel.

I tried using the Brush editor with no luck.

What's the trick?

I have Gimp 2.8.22 (Mac)

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On one image.

How do I do this? I assume a new Layer would be smart, but can not get this to work.

They are different heights and will need slight adjustments to dimensions.

This one does not work...

https://gimper.net/threads/re-how-can-i-put-multiple-pics-side-by-side-to-make-one-picture.1042/

I do not see the second image...

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I own CorelDraw 2017. I paid full price for it. It annoys me greatly that every time I open it I see Corel's ads wanting to sell me fonts, art or something. I have NO interest in anything they have to sell. I simply want to utilize my purchase. Is there a setting or method to get rid of their ads? Windows 10, 64 bit.
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My cousin sent me a sent of pics and she told me she want all the same size and to put like 6 on a page

Is there a simple and quick way to do this ??
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I am looking for the best flexibility for the money. I see it may cost upward of $600 to get a complete setup for the Nikon Coolpix P900.

What broader options to I have? It seems, multiple lenses would be useful. Like this one:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01CQJHJ2E/ref=s9_acsd_top_hd_bw_bCf6T_c_x_3_w?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-4&pf_rd_r=7Q91KRWBTPT978JNBWFR&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=87d2a035-5f2a-50a4-93d7-a2960559aa53&pf_rd_i=3017941

And if I were to buy a model that was state of the art 3 or 5 years ago, I wold expect to see more of them selling used on Ebay.

Suggestions?

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I tried the trick with a telescope and shooting into the eye piece from my cell phone camera and my Canon. This did not work for me at all. Also, the act of pushing the button to take the picture throws the image.

I think I need to pony up some cash and get a digital camera I can use to shoot buildings at about 3-4 miles. I do not need great detail, like if it is some kind of product shot, though.

I need an "all in one" solution. Maybe even with different lenses.

I  do not want to buy new, though. I am happy getting used equipment at a discount. Especially since the odd are higher I could get all the various accessories,like remote trigger and extra lens(es) at one price.

Please give me some idea of the camera I could consider. It should be a model that is a 2-5 years old, that may have been pricey in its day, but it behind the curve by today's top standards.

These are recreational pictures I will take for my interest in architecture, and not in any way professional, but maybe the camera would be a former professional grade some years ago.

Thanks..
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How to make the Snipping Tool readily available by pinning it to the Windows Task Bar.
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Issue:
We have a user that has a XenDesktop VDA with PvD. Adobe Cloud with Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. is installed in the PvD.

The user gets a filled up scratch disk every few weeks.
scratch disk full
Troubleshooting already done:
When searching through all hidden files on the C and P drives, I can't find the "photoshop temp" files mentioned by Adobe. Based on file size, it looks like the scratch disk files are mounted in the hidden V drive (userdata.vhd) of the P drive.

Going to Purge in the Edit menu of Photoshop comes up with greyed out options.

The scratch disk location in Photoshop is the C and P drive.

I know that we could reset the PvD, but that would remove all of the installed Adobe programs which would be a huge time waster.

Questions:
- How can I easily remove the scratch disk files without resetting the PvD?
- Can I provide steps to the end user so they can clear out their own scratch disk?
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When I check eBay for:

4" aperture refractor telescope

I see interesting stuff, that is $150 or higher. But at the bottom I see prices around $60.

For example:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Astronomical-Refractor-Telescope-w-Phone-Mount-Adapter-Kids-Toy-Fast-Free-Ship-/172455991465?hash=item28272d98a9:g:TlgAAOSwA3dYKmzX

Can I photograph a building that's 3 miles away with this? Or is this for the star-gazing only?

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I need a telescope which has a much longer focal length for shots that are 3 miles away. I need a digital camera, obviously.

What URL's could you point me to that would get me a camera that can do this, without breaking the bank?

eBay, Buy It Now can sometimes produce a good deal. And that's where I would look for a used camera...


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I placed text with a white background on the image in Photoshop. Then I used the magic eraser to remove the white background.
But white remains within some letters, such as O and d.
Is there some quick way to remove the white from the letters?
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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.