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Mastering Photoshop, Vol. 3 by Smashing Magazine

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Exporting From Photoshop

By Marc Edwards

Congratulations. You’ve just completed a pixel-perfect mock-up of an app, and you’ve gotten the nod from everyone on the team. All that’s left to do is save the tens, hundreds or maybe even thousands of production assets required to bring it to life.

It’s probably the least interesting part of designing software, usually entailing hours of grinding. Saving images to multiple scales — as required by iOS and other platforms — adds complication to the process. But there are ways to streamline or automate the exporting process.

Copy Merged

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Cutting up a design with the “Copy Merged” feature is fairly easy: ensure ...

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