Wonderful solution! That had actually occurred to me but I tend to
avoid Illustrator unless pressed to do so ; ). I will do this.
Thank you, Julianne!
On Mar 2, 2010, at 9:07 AM, Julianne Snider wrote:
> 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.
> 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.
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