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Trouble is, while recent versions of Photoshop have aimed to make the software more approachable for designers and non-designers alike, there's still a learning curve for those lacking experience with Adobe tools. That's why we created this marketer's guide -- designed to serve as a gentle introduction to an incredibly robust tool.

Step 4: Open a new explorer window and navigate to your photoshop plugins folder. This can usually be found under Program files > Adobe > Photoshop > Plugins (the exact path may be slightly different based on your system configuration and Photoshop version).

She replied: I know but I want to use it to fix the alignment in existing files not new ones; and copying layers to a new file for every image takes much time! and I already found a video talking about that, but in the video they are using some codes and I didn't know what to do!After some research I didn't find a way to achieve that so I watched the video she mentioned before (Video Link) , they are using a script to copy and paste guides so I downloaded the script file and added it to the adobe Photoshop scripts folder and tried it as it shows in the video but it didn't work!So I opened the script and started reading and found out that I should press "Shift" button in the keyboard when copying and guess what it's working!

After updating to version 7.2 (or newer) custom resources in the Shelf such as alphas, filters, materials, smart materials or even smart masks may have disappeared. They can be restored by copying the files manually. For more information, take a look at the migration guide.

This guide shows you the required steps to get your MetaHuman characters from the MetaHuman Creator web tool to Quixel Bridge to other applications, like Unreal Engine and Autodesk Maya where you'll be able to use them.

Export Settings enable you to configure settings for sending MetaHumans directly to a supported platform by installing a plugin. For example, having a running instance of Unreal Engine open will copy the MetaHuman game assets and configure needed project settings, plugins, and console variables to load a MetaHuman directly into your project. To use the export option, you must have already downloaded the MetaHuman you want to export.

Once download of a MetaHuman is complete, they are also available in the Local filter of Quixel Bridge, along with other assets you have downloaded. From here, you can manage your assets by navigating to where they are stored on your local drive, seeing related content, and using the export options (discussed in the next section of this guide).

In addition to downloading your MetaHuman characters, you can directly export them to running instances of Unreal Engine and Maya and have them automatically imported and instantly available using the Quixel Bridge plugin.

Once the plugins are installed, you're ready to start exporting your MetaHumans characters from Quixel Bridge to Unreal Engine or Maya. Follow along with the guides below to walk through the export process for each.

To follow along with this tutorial, you don't need anything fancy. You can use any image you already have open in Photoshop or simply create a new Photoshop document. Here's the image I have open on my screen. I chose this one simply because it's an interesting texture and it's nice and dark, which will make it easy for us to see the guides (grunge wall texture from Shutterstock):

Before we learn all about the New Guide Layout feature, let's quickly look at the "old way" of adding guides. Traditionally, we would start by turning on Photoshop's rulers by going up to the View menu in the Menu Bar along the top of the screen and choosing Rulers:

This way of adding guides by dragging them out from the rulers still works, even in the latest versions of Photoshop, but in Photoshop CC, there's a better way, and that's by taking advantage of the New Guide Layout option. Let's see how it works.

This opens the New Guide Layout dialog box. From this one dialog box, we can easily add any number of rows and columns to our layout. We can specify an exact width for the columns or an exact height for the rows, or let Photoshop space them out equally for us! We can add a gutter between the guides, and add margins along the top, left, bottom, and right of our document. We can even save our custom layout as a preset so we can load it again quickly the next time we need it!

Here's what the default guide layout looks like. Notice, though, that my two original guides (the vertical and horizontal guide I dragged out from the rulers) are still there, cutting through the center of the document:

If you know you'll need to create this same guide layout again in the future, you can save time by saving the layout as a preset. Click on the Preset box at the top of the dialog box (where it says "Custom"):

To temporarily hide your guide layout from view in the document, go up to the View menu, choose Show, then choose Guides. Do the same thing again to turn it back on. Or, simply press Ctrl+; (Win) / Command+; (Mac) on your keyboard to toggle the guides on and off:

And there we have it! That's how to take advantage of the New Guide Layout feature to easily create and save custom guide layouts in Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud)! Visit our Photoshop Basics section to learn more about Photoshop!

Note: Using GuideGuide without a selection will automatically render guides across the entire canvas. If you only wanted guides over a portion of the document (for example, a navigation bar), create a selection with the Marquee tool (M) before using the extension.

At this point, the more astute reader will have realized that this method is only made possible because we created our document height in a perfect multiple of 7px (1050px). If we didn't take this initial step, the GuideGuide would render as many 7px guides as possible and leave the remainder at the bottom of the document.

And in that simple step, we've created a perfectly functional vertical baseline. The only problem is that this document is now very busy. Also, if you're in the habit of using guides in your designs, this method can quickly become confusing, messy and unusable.

Whatever method you prefer (guides or grid layers), the final step is to create a visual helper for our vertical baseline in the same way that we did for our horizontal baseline (but we're going to use a different method).

The only advice that I'd offer is that although GuideGuide does a great job of handling all of the necessary math, it has to work within Photoshop's limitiations, namely that guides can only be placed on a full pixel. If your grid calls for sub-pixel measurements, guides will be rendered as closely as possible, with their positions being rounded up to the nearest full pixel. With that in mind, a little planning at the start can avoid a lot of one-pixel headaches later on in the project.

Some downloaded plugins come with their own completely self-contained installation process. This method is typically used for the more complex and professional-level plugins that are created and maintained by a software development company, such as the Nik Collection of filters and plugins.

Guides Enhancements provide additional guide functionality at the document level to customize and streamline day-to-day work in Photoshop. Guides enhancements include adding the ability to customize and colorize guides, edit guide properties, access guides via new keyboard shortcuts, and use accessible guide options with a new right-click context menu. You can now also delete guides with the delete key, as well as multi-select to edit and move guides.

  • Among the most popular questions asked by newbies about Photoshop compatible plugins are: Where do I install a plugin and how do I load it afterwards?A plugin (or plug-in) is a computer program that integrates into another program adding new features and increasing functionality. Adobe lets you install plug-in filters from other software developers in its programs. Some Photoshop compatible plugins have an installer that will guide you through the process. But what should you do if plug-ins are not added in Photoshop? How to install these files? It's as easy as pie. All you need to do is to copy (or drag) the file into the Plug-Ins folder of Adobe Photoshop. The Adobe folder is typically located in Program Files on Windows and in Applications on Mac computers. If you have installed Photoshop in any other location you should look for the Plug-Ins folder there.See also:Useful Tips on Installing Plugins (below), Installation Troubleshooting Guide for Windows 32 bit, Photoshop PlugIns in Windows 64 bit.Bear in mind that Photoshop must be closed when installing new plugins. Or you will need to restart the editor. Next time you run Photoshop, the plugins will be available in the Filter menu. Call Plugins in Photoshop: Filter -> AKVIS -> Enhancer Some Useful Tips: Photoshop recognizes plug-ins located in subfolders and subdirectories inside the Plug-Ins folder. You can classify your filters by developer or by task. Just create a new folder inside the Plug-Ins folder and put the files in it. However, the list of plugins in the Photoshop menu (under Filter) looks different from the list in the Plug-Ins folder. In the Photoshop menu plug-ins are usually classified by developer.

  • Photoshop also recognizes shortcuts (Windows) and alias (Mac OS) within the Plug-Ins folder and subfolders. Install your plug-in filters into any folder outside Photoshop, and then create a shortcut for the ".8bf" file (or "make alias" on Mac) and place it into the Plug-Ins folder. With shortcuts you can manage your plugins quickly and safely.

  • You can select an additional plug-ins folder in Photoshop Preferences. Call the command Edit on Windows or Photoshop on Mac, then -> Preferences -> Plug-ins & Scratch Disk. Select Additional Plug-ins Folder, then use the button Choose to select a folder or directory from the list. Attention! If you select the Additional Plug-ins Folder in Photoshop 32 bit, make sure that the folder does not contain the 64 bit files (64-bit version of the plugin), otherwise you will get an error message!

Note: Some filters show up directly in the main Photoshop menu (typically between "Windows" and "Help" titles). Some plugins (which change size of images) appear in the menu Automate, for example, the Magnifier plugin: File -> Automate -> AKVIS Magnifier. Call Automation Plugins: File -> Automate -> AKVIS Magnifier Share with friends & get a discount! Subscribe to News ProductsPhoto ProcessingVideo ProcessingFrame PacksUseful InfoCompatibilityOnline StoreDiscountsSupportContact SupportUpgradeTutorial Photo Processing


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