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Photoshop: Index Color: does not allow you to change the color by grabbing a color with your eyedropper from another file or even pasting a hex code in the box

CS5- when trying to change a color in an index file- when you click on the color is the palette box, it gives you the color picker- BUT it does not allow you to change the color by grabbing a color with your eyedropper from another file or even pasting a hex code in the box. I have to select a color

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PHOTOSHOP CC 2015 - Cannot sample artboard background using eyedropper tool

Steps to Repro: Start a new artboard Type some text on the canvas and select 1 or more words Click the eyedropper tool and then click on a blank area of the canvas Note the selected text color does not change to the canvas color as expected

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Photoshop: Eyedropper showing adjacent pixel values in info window

When zoomed in at high magnifications, the eyedropper tool (in point sample mode) shows adjacent pixel RGB values in the info window. As the eyedropper is hovering over a pixel, the RGB values are only valid if the tool is in the upper left quarter of the pixel. If the eyedropper is moved to the r

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Photoshop: Ability to sample a color from a browser using the Eye Dropper Tool

Can we PLEASE get an eyedropper that will let us grab a color from our browser? I really hate having to download an image and open it in Photoshop just to get a color.

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PHOTOSHOP - Single Button Eyedropper

Is there a single button shortcut which automatically picks the color beneath the cursor without switching the tool? (at the moment, my workflow for color picking is pressing ALT + click, I'd rather want it without the click)

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PHOTOSHOP - Eyedropper tool/colour picker not working

Photoshop CC 2015 latest version - when I try to use the eyedropper tool a pop up box says "could not complete your request because of a program error" This happens when trying to select a colour in the colour panel, or trying to use the eyedropper tool itself. I have reset the eyedropper tool. I

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Photoshop: The eyedropper-tool isn't working because of an program error

Not as a tool on itself and neither as a part of an effect (like choosing the grey area for lighting). It says that there is a program error. Any idea what could be wrong, and what should I do? I ́m using CC.

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Photoshop: Finding the Darkest & Lightest Pixel with One Click

Is it really true there's still no way to find the color values for the darkest or lightest pixel of the image with one click? Programmatically, this is a basic level task, and compared to that manual workarounds to do this are relatively tedious. Preferably, I'd like to use this by pressing down s

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Sample Size drop-down on Magic Wand Tool

Give Magic Wand it’s own Sample Size drop-down (separate from the Eyedropper Tool). Today, there is no “Sample Size” drop-down on the Magic Wand Tool. However, it is affected whatever sample size is set on the eyedropper tool. This is not very intuitive, and it is also slow as you need to change t

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How do you change a colors of an object in Photoshop?

Is there a quick way to change a specific colour in an image? I don't mean, for example, selecting an object in the image and changing the colour of the object which can involve masking, etc. What I want is a quick way to change the bokeh or part of the bokeh of an image to a more pleasing colour

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Eyedropper Tool is too laggy after MacOS 2015.1.1 update

Eyedropper Tool is extremely laggy and it makes it impossible to pick multiple colours on the canvas in a continuous and fast way. In digital illustration this is a must.

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Photoshop: Doesn't switch back to Ruler tool after making levels/curves adjustment

If I have the Ruler tool selected and then make a levels or curves adjustment, Photoshop switches to the Eyedropper tool automatically. That may be necessary in order to allow you to set the white/black point while you're making your adjustment, but Photoshop ought to be polite enough to switch you

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Photoshop: Eyedropper Tool HUD

Please add a Heads Up Display (HUD) of Color Values next to the Eyedropper/Sampler cursor while moving the cursor over an image to measure values instead of the values displayed in the Info palette. This would be a huge additional feature!

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LIGHTROOM: Hotkey for Upright Reanalyze and 3 droppers for levels/curves.

Please add a Hotkey for Reanalyze in LR5.2!!! Also, add the 3 eye droppers to levels/curves for (W,G,B points). Thanks so much!

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Eyedropper Photoshop CC does not work for fore/background swatches while in a modal dialog

I can no longer select my background color in photoshop and eyedrop the foreground color to pick a variation on this. How can the eyedropper be broken like this?

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Photoshop: Why do color samplers keep appearing?

What inadvertent keyboard command am I invoking to constantly invoke color samplers? I don't use 'em, but I'm constantly having to dismiss them from the info palette.

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Photoshop: Ability to lock and/or quick refresh swatches in the Swatch panel

In the heat of working on a piece and constantly using the ALT key to eyedropper colors while using the brush, occasionally I'll simply want to grab a preset color from my swatch palette. I don't know how many times I've accidentally cut a swatch out of my palette simply because I was holding down t

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Photoshop Eyedropper very innaccurate

Trying to use the eyedropper on raster image and getting not accurate results. In the following video, I'm using the eye dropper for Blending Options > Stroke, but I tried just the normal tools palette eyedropper and same problem. Across the board, the eyedropper just isn't giving me accurate re

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Photoshop CS5: MacOS 10.10 Yosemite Eyedropper Instant Crash

Photoshop CS5 Eyedropper instant crash Mac OS 10.10.1 (Yosemite) I've tried this multiple times and get the same instant crash result. With the eyedropper tool clicked, held, and dragging around the image, as soon as I go off the canvas space the whole program shuts down. All data lost, game over

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Photoshop: Color Picker integrated with Color Libraries ("only Pantone colors")

The color picker has a checkbox for "Only Web Colors", but I wish it would have a dropdown selection as well so that "Only Web Colors" is just one of the color options available along with the other color libraries Photoshop knows about. This would allow the familiar color picker interface to be use

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