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Julianne Snider <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 2 Mar 2010 10:07:50 -0500
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You could make one scale in Illustrator then paste it into a Photoshop 
layer as a vector object whenever you need it. It will still be scalable 
and not lose its hard edges until you rasterize that layer.

Julianne

Kathleen Garness wrote:
> I'm doing some small spot technical illustrations in photoshop and 
> want to add some of those lines that show scale - you know, the ones 
> with a short horizontal line traveling away from the scale line, at 
> top and bottom. Is there an easy, reproducible way to do this in 
> photoshop besides making the lines manually in layers, and grouping 
> them together? That seems kind of tedious, especially since I have 
> over 50 of these to do in just a couple of weeks, overtime. It would 
> be nice if there's a utility to accomplish this, along the lines of 
> those nice little arrows that are part of the palette. ; ) Any 
> suggestions as to how to streamline this are most welcome. I'm working 
> right now in CS2 but am planning to install CS4 this week, if that's a 
> better fit.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Kathy
>
>
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