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How to Use Templates in Photoshop
  • By Design Bundles
  • 14 Nov 2016
  • 4 Mins
  • Photoshop Tutorials

How to Use Templates in Photoshop

Ensure that your file has been downloaded and unzipped to use.

1- Open Ps. Click on File > Open.

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2-The Open windowwill appear. Select the Photoshop template you would like to use andclick Open.

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3- You may get a new box appear stating that the file is using fonts that are not on your PC.

At this point, if the required fonts came with the template, close Photoshop and install the font. Then re-open Photoshop and the template.

If the template did not come with the fonts needed, follow the prompts on the pop-up box.

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4- After you clicked next on the pop-up box, you will see a list of fonts that are required to use the template to its fullest potential. You can now copy the list of fonts required and purchase them online, or you can opt to use a default font that Photoshop will allocate.(Please note that if you do nothave all the correct fonts that are required for the template you may not be able to fully access all aspects of the template to edit.)

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5- The template will now open in your workspace.

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6- Go to the Layers panel on the right of your workspace and click on Content.

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7- In the Layers panel, you can select the drop-down layer and see that the text is broken down. This means you can edit each section separately and change font text and size.

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8- On some of the text layers, you will see a warning with a yellow triangle with an '!'. This means that the font used in the template is not available. You can double-click on this '!' warning and follow the prompts. This will put a generic font in so you can edit.

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9- Once the text is substituted, you can then manually change the text yourself by double-clicking on the text icon in the Layers panel and then manually typing in your text on your template.

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10- While you are typing your text, you can highlight the text and change the font and the size.

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11- You can also select the background layer in the Layers panel. At this point, you can change the background color. You can also select other layers to alter other parts of the template.

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The template is fromdesignbundles.netand the template is calledChristmas Party Flyer.


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