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pmorgan  7217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 2:44 PM

Found on another forum:

"In Photoshop CS6, we've implemented 'true' vector stroking that allows for sharp or rounded corners with any stroke alignment (Inner, Centered, Outer). Most users were using layer effect strokes as a crutch for lack or real vector strokes."

Only got CS5 in work (MoD Budget) but I'll check when I get home


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lobsterboy Site Moderator 1014170 forum postslobsterboy vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 2:48 PM

how about:

Ctrl + click on the layer to select its contents
Press Q for Quick mode then Filter>other>maximum 15px
Press q again
use the paint bucket to fill the space bettween the pic and your selection with a colour
ctrl + d to deselect
Ctrl + click on the layer to select its contents

add stroke inside 18px

29 Nov 2012 - 5:06 PM

I'll try that Lob and thanks again.

Paul, also using Photoshop CS6 so will be interested to know about that. Off to do some more Googling.

29 Nov 2012 - 5:31 PM

AFAICS new strokes only apply to vector objects Sad

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