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Cut path in Adobe Photoshop CS

Discussion in 'Adobe' started by groutch, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. groutch

    groutch Member

    Nov 14, 2006
    I would like to know how I can create a cut path in Adobe Photoshop CS
    so I can bring eps file into Adobe to make cut path ready print and cut in
    my Colorrip.I don't know how to create a cut path in the menu those anydoby know the steps
    This would be a big help.

    thanks:Canada 2:
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2008
  2. Mainframe

    Mainframe Very Active Member

    Make your selection in PS, make work path, then export paths to illustrator, this will be a separate file to open in illy, you can then open your artwork in illy & just cut & paste the work path, just make sure you look for the path you exported in the illy file because it will have no fill or stroke so you can only see it in artwork mode. this trick is also useful for digitizing, you can use the majic wand tool to select things & make work path & export paths to illy and you have your vector
  3. ProWraps™

    ProWraps™ Guest

    photoshop is a vector proggy. there is no way to create a "path". you would need to do it in illustrator.
  4. iSign

    iSign Major Contributor

    Nov 29, 2003
    Kahului, Maui
    I assume you don't have Adobe Illustrator, so although mainFrame's suggestion works, I'm not sure how well it works without Adobe Illustrator.

    Also, saying bring eps file into Adobe, is not saying much, since Adobe makes a lot of software, so it's good to name the software, not just the manufacturer, if you want people to understand you.
  5. thewood

    thewood Very Active Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    I think you meant to say that PS is a raster program, which it is. But you can create and export vector paths in Photoshop using the steps Mainframe outlined. Also, newer versions of PS have some rather sophisticated vector capabilities in the way of Smart Objects, etc.
  6. ProWraps™

    ProWraps™ Guest

    eh oops. heh, well duh! long day.