Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/09/30

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Subject: [Leica] Was CS3 Question: Now - THANKS!
From: benmarks2005 at (Benjamin Marks)
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 07:15:07 -0400

Nathan, Mark and Bill:  Thanks for your answers, Mark and Bill get the
prize: the answer was staring me in the face!  But what a relief --
like finally scratching an itch that you previously couldn't reach. A
thousand thanks.

Ben Marks

> From:?Nathan Wajsman <photo at>
> To:?Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Date:?Wed, 30 Sep 2009 05:50:37 +0200
> Subject:?Re: [Leica] Photoshop Gurus: CS3 crop limitation question
> Hi Ben,
> I am not a Photoshop guru, but I routinely make panoramas far bigger than 
> 200 MB on a computer with similar specs to yours (except that it is a 
> Mac), also using PS CS3. I am not sure what you mean by "9x25 inches", 
> surely your monitor is not that big?? Better talk in terms of pixel 
> dimensions.
> Anyway, my workflow is: import the DNG files to Lightroom, do any spotting 
> needed, export as full-size TIFFs, then merge those in CS3 using 
> Photomerge. Then flatten and crop as needed.
> So the only difference seems to be that I work on TIFF files in Photoshop 
> while you are working with DNG files--I wonder if that can account for the 
> problem? Certainly, I have never experienced any problem with cropping as 
> you describe.
> Nathan
> Check the top thing you may have numbers entered in.
> You can enter numbers to have the crop be a certain size and rez.
> Mark William Rabiner
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From:?"William B. Abbott III" <wbabbott3 at>
> To:?Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Date:?Tue, 29 Sep 2009 22:02:34 -0700
> Subject:?Re: [Leica] Photoshop Gurus: CS3 crop limitation question
> Ben,
> When you've selected the Crop Tool, in the upper right of the tool bar 
> there is a box named "Clear" that clears all presets and restrictions from 
> the tool. Have you checked that box?
> Bill