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dvhughes says

I have often thought about taking the test myself, but have not had the discipline to follow any regimented study schedule. I know what I need to know for what I use PShop for, and that seems to get me by. However, I wish that I had the time and patience to devote to learning more.

I may one day get to a point where getting certified is more of a priority.

I know you have said you have watched countless tutorials and read a lot of material. But in case you missed it….. Martin Perhiniak has a great amount of study help on his site.

Let me know how you proceed. I would love to hear about your experiences.

D

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dvhughes says

I think I have created the action I want to use in my next item.

Since you all are fellow authors in good standing…

Would any of you guys be interested in beta testing it for me? It would be much appreciated. Please PM me.

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dvhughes says

Really happy I asked this question on here. I knew you guys would make some great contributions.

Also nice to know that other people can gain some wisdom. Thank you, all!

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dvhughes says

These are both great tips. I would have never thought of them on my own. Thanks mudi and IA.

Any more out there?

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dvhughes says

Hey fellow authors,

I finally have another idea for a mockup in the works, but it will need me to create a PShop action for a specialized task. I am pretty good with creating actions for myself, but they suck on other machines.

Could one, or several of you guys help me out and give me some tips on creating actions that are better suited for computers and software that may not be in my language? Or… how to create internationally compatible PS actions?

I have googled with little luck, and would appreciate some ideas here or links to tuts.

Thanks in advance!

D

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dvhughes says

As they are saying it in some of the comedy shows….call it “Superb Owl” to be free of any copyright lawsuits.

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dvhughes says

Yes, use google translate. But I will be happy to proof-read for you if you need it. Send to me on my profile page.

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dvhughes says

Envato Analytics is one way.

This helped me too. Thanks!

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dvhughes says


However, there are the strange one star ratings
It’s just when buyer purchase item without any skills, unpack and try to install/start even without reading documentation, get error, becomes angry, put 1 star, write in comments – “not working!”. After few days/hours he read docs, comments, and all works, he write – “nevermind! all works now”. It’s only one explanation for me.

This is probably more true than the idea that other authors are wasting good money to sabotage my work. But I always think the world is out to get me. :D

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dvhughes says

I think most people who purchase are sincere with their ratings and I take great pride in the fact that my (2) items are well reviewed. However, there are the strange one star ratings that make me wonder if other authors aren’t purposely buying and rating poorly just to bring down an items average. (I am not convinced of this, however.)

I would suggest that perhaps 1 rating from both the highest and lowest be removed before the average is determined. This would eliminate anomalies from being factored in.

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