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Can't Open PSD files in Photoshop! What's happening?

by corolla315 / May 17, 2008 11:05 AM PDT

Hi guys,

Can someone pls tell me why when I open a PSD file in Photoshop CS2 or CS3 , the psd file apparently seems to be opened but in reality nothing happens as I only get a blank image in Photoshop? In other words, it's like the file has not been opened at all as I only get the usual very small grey and white boxes in Photoshop although at the same time the psd filename and other data associated with the file can be seen on Photoshop's interface as if the file has been loaded normally when in fact it's far from it?!!!...

Am I doing something wrong?

Just to let you know this happens after I tried to open a downloaded file from the Internet but it happens all the time when I try these kind of files in photoshop.

Pls help

Thanks in advance for your help..


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by diamondx123 / May 29, 2008 8:17 AM PDT

couse the layer is lock so u have to look at ur layers is a eye if it has a red lil cros klik on it . look is easy u have a layer wright as soon u open a image no matter what is it zich kind ok
now the psd file is lock thats zhy u see only a blank sheet u most unlock it ok zhen u lock in ur layers they r on ur rightif u using photoshop hopefully u using that or psp 12 ok now there u can see them u up u gone see lock so u have to clik in the lil sqaure underneat u got it is a lil sqaure at the left of ur image in u layer palet

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by corolla315 / May 29, 2008 4:35 PM PDT
In reply to: hi

Thanks diamondx,

I've been using photoshop very recently and in fact the problem was that the layers were invisible when I opened the file and after I ticked to make them visible, I could now see all the layers and thus the whole picture was displayed.

Thanks a lot for your help.



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by Smithbj42 / September 6, 2008 12:55 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks

I was having a similar problem..great post and answer.
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