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How to solve "here was a problem reading the layer data. read the composite data instead" ?

Hi I am working on ui for a word press theme from 2 months , and it has a tonne of layers with 900 mb file size . while designing i get a message that say : "here was a problem reading the layer data. read the composite data instead?" Please solve this problem because I am so tired of working on

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Photoshop Artboard Grey out error on all versions Post v20.0.10

Does anyone have any issues with their photoshop when adjusting layers like adding shadows, or even just writing text? My photoshop doesnt seem to be handling anyform of layer adjustment without issues. Could anyone point me in the direction to fix this?

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Photoshop: Flattened or merged image changes from zoomed out preview

trying to print this image, but photoshop merges the layers before print. it seems the look of the image is dependent on the two grey looking layers which are both set to difference blending mode. when the layers are merged the image looks completely different... ???

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Photoshop: Folder effects apply to layers inside the folder when the layers have active effects

If there are smart layers, text layers, or shape layers with effects inside a folder with effects, the folder's effects override the smart layer's effects with its own effects. This happens when the applicable layer is moved using the mouse and snaps onto a guide or smart guide or when a layer is re

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Photoshop 22: Sky replacement only changes original sky layers in merged image

Sky replacement only changes the original sky layers of a merged layer changed in earlier versions of PS. If a merged layer is supposed to contain all layers combined together so they can't be separated then the merged layer should be considered one layer and any future edits should apply to the who

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Photoshop: Cmd-click not selecting multiple layers

Hi Ive just updated my photoshop, and have noticed when trying to select multiple layers via command + click, it doesnt. Shift and clicking does work, but not great if you want to select one layer at the top and another at the bottom!Please help.

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When you select/copy a vector img from Ai, and paste it into Ps, the outcome isnt ideal

I'm not sure if this is just very poor UI or a bug that we're all just used to. Everywhere I work, I see a lot of pasting from Ai into Ps because people want create vectors in Ai, but save for web from Ps. When you select a vector img from Ai, and paste it into Ps if you have no layers select

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Program error

Colors are only grey hues. And Layers aren't working. Whenever I try to change colors or add a layer I get message saying "Could not complete your request due to a program error".

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Photoshop: Right Click - Add Stamp Visible & Apply Image image to the context menu

Just something I wanted that probably nobody else won't care about but how about adding "Stamp Visible" and "Apply Image..." on the list after right clicking on your mouse (or other devices)

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Photoshop: Move Tool Right-Click Menu Improvement

Some of us get crazier with the Layers Panel than others. And UI's can always be improved. Well, when working on one of my website designs I often have copious amounts of layers to deal with and need to jump around a lot, needing to select certain Layers or Layer Groups quickly, make changes and mo

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Photoshop: Add a Flatten Video Layers WITHOUT discarding animation

Currently, if you merge or flatten a video group or multiple video layers you must discard the timeline animation. It would be great to be able to flatten video layers without discarding the animations.  

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PHOTOSHOP: negative blend mode in a group, after negative mode is changed to normal corrupt inside elements with multiply blends (does not work).

and the group stay compromised. to get the effect, is necessary make another group without pass through the process of negative.

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Can't apply Puppet Warp to a Smart Object using an action

As of at least PS 2020, there's a strange issue where trying to use an action to apply Puppet Warp as a Smart Filter on a Smart Object doesn't work. You can record applying the Puppet Warp to a Smart Object as a Smart Filter and that seems to work as expected, but if you then run the action on anoth

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Photoshop: Apply new filter to multiple layers

It would be nice if it was possible to apply a new filter to multiple layers at once. Today, with multiple (pixel or SO) layers selected all filters become grayed out. I wish they weren't. If both pixel and SO layers are selected, filters that don't support SO should not be available. If layers t

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problem with FX stroke

I added several elements (transparent pngs) to an image I am working on. I added a white stroke to the first one and then held down alt to drag the FX to the rest. All was fine. UNTIL I discovered that I hadn't checked and the FX stroke was set to "inside" and I needed it to be "outside". the firs

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PHOTOSHOP: Timeline Interface Improvement

I use the Photoshop Timeline for creating animatics. I'd like to see better editing tools for the timeline. It would be absolutely fantastic to extend multiple selected layers at once (instead of individually like it is now, even if you have all layers selected). A trim option for layers would be gr

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Lightroom Classic: Observations on RAM use and lag in LRC 10.1.1 and PS 22.2

After reading similar experiences, and noticing high levels of RAM use in Activity Monitor on my Mac Pro 5,1, I decided to log RAM use. This is what I've found: TL/DR: LRC and PS are not purging RAM when tasks are completed and therefore quitting both programs and re-launching them brings speed

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Photoshop: PS CC 2014. Curves adjustment layer menu item disappears after some time.

Problem exists in Photoshop CC 2014. After using Photoshop for an hour, the curves menu item from the adjustment layer menu disappears and gets replaced by a separator. (Highlighted with blue in the following picture) The separator can be clicked and the curves adjustment layer will appear. R

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Duplicating smart objects (and its applied properties) in a layer comp

Hi! For my Photoshop projects I use layer comps as much as I use everything else, it's a lifesaver. I have smart objects containing textfields which function as translations on a product photo. There are situations however where I need to duplicate a certain smart object and its selected layers ins

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Photoshop: Fields with Multiple Values not displayed consistently throughout UI

The Character and Paragraph panel blank out fields that have multiple values (when selecting text with differing formatting). But, in the Layers Panel, fields with multiple values are displayed with the value of the whatever layer in the selection is on top. This is not only inconsistent, but can m

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