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8/12/08 10:31 AM
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Quick question.

Is it possible to scan an item into photoshop and have it automatically create layers from different objects?

For example, if you have a yellow page advertisement. Can you scan it and have the text as one layer, the background as a layer and pictures as a layer? Or does this have to be done manually?

Thanks for any help!
8/14/08 8:20 PM
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 i dont believe so
8/14/08 10:33 PM
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Yeah, that's what I thought. I've learned a lot in that program, but I feel like I've only put a dent in it.

Trying to do some graphics work and find a short cut.
12/11/08 8:56 AM
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'Can you scan it and have the text as one layer, the background as a layer and pictures as a layer? Or does this have to be done manually?'

An optical character recognition program should be able to grab the text. If you scan and open it into Illustrator and do Live Trace you might be able to seperate varion elements that way depending on the picture.

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