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Faster layer renaming in Photoshop

Posted on by Elliot Jackson

The fastest way to manually rename a bunch of layers in Photoshop is to double-click / run your keyboard shortcut for “Layer” → “Rename Layer...” (in my case Shift+CMD+R) on one then use the tab key to apply the new layer name and jump to the next visible layer. I’ve known about this shortcut for a good long while now.

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Microblogging with Typed.com

Posted on by Elliot Jackson

In recent weeks, a small community has started to gather around the idea of microblogging on personal sites rather than services like Twitter (or at least cross-posting from personal sites to Twitter). From what I can tell, Manton Reece is at the source of it. That was certainly where I first came across the idea anyway.

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Keeping track of unorganised photos in Photos.app

Posted on by Elliot Jackson

When Apple released Photos.app 5 months ago, I took the opportunity to subject my photo library a well needed reorganisation. I moved my photos over from Lightroom album by album, making sure I deleted any duplicates, bad shots and ones that—when being honest with myself—I knew I’d never look at again along the way.

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Remove the default gradient background in ZBrush 4R7

Posted on by Elliot Jackson

I find the default background used in ZBrush distracting more than anything and much prefer a solid mid-grey one. If you're planning on doing screen recordings, you'll definitely want to change the default too to avoid major banding. Here's how to go about doing so:

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How to copy an RGB value in Photoshop

Posted on by Elliot Jackson

The following is a result of me scratching my own itch, hopefully you’ll find it useful too. Before we go any further, it’s worth noting that this is a Mac-only solution. If you’re running Windows and want to re-write what I’ve done in VBScript or Javascript (or are just curious) then carry on. If you just came for the how-to then this isn’t for you, sorry.

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