On the latest update, the content aware icon is NOT visible, it simply isn't there. Let start by locating the Content-Aware Fill tools we’ll be using. If you are trying to hit a target aspect ratio, enter value in the crop box and you’ll be able to use it to both visually crop in one dimension while expand to fill the other. That's all I needed it to do. Thought I tried that before but now it's okay. Content Aware Crop isn't working. But with the 16:9 ratio setting it works like a charm. What happens is you check the box, and as soon as you manipulate the crop frame, it unchecks itself. I've read through this post and wasn't able to find what I'm supposed to do to make the content aware function work! Found the problem. The latest addition to the content-aware tool set in Photoshop has been the Content-Aware Crop Tool. Both Content Aware Crop and Content Aware Move in Photoshop are utterly useless because they don't work on separate layers. With that setting I can "content aware crop" all I want - it will not work, even though the history states that a content aware crop had been performed. - [Instructor] One of the problems that can arise when straightening an image using the crop tool is that by default, the crop tool shrinks the marquee to fit inside of the document. You are in fact wrong! Content-Aware Crop… Like Magic? Tried resetting the tool - to no avail. As you fine-tune sampling and fill areas and adjust … Face-Aware Liquify in Photoshop, an easy way to create artistic effects with facial features using the Liquify Tool while keeping the face in proportion. On the latest update, the content aware icon is NOT visible, it simply isn't there. On the tool bar you have content aware feature visible. But remember that the program is effectively generating new graphics to cover the empty spaces. The Crop Tool. Trying to rotate and crop an image, So far so good, however I don't have the content-aware option visible in the tool bar. Just fills in nothing. Next, click on your image to activate the Crop Shield. This week, I'm going to show you the Content Aware Crop. Please help. To open the Content-Aware Fill workspace first make a selection around an object. So, I’ll use the Rectangular Marquee Tool to select everything on the right side of the drink. Thank you. To illustrate the technique, let’s take a look at this image. The next order of business was to expand canvas using the Crop Tool. This tool generally fails when the corners of the photo are complex to create. 1 - In Photoshop, open the image you want to work with. The magic, if … I can't get PS to content aware crop at all. A crop boundary appears around the photo. By Joseph Tepper. And yes I'm dragging out the handles. 3. /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/td-p/9270436, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270437#M106988, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270438#M106989, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270439#M106990, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270440#M106991, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270441#M106992, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270442#M106993, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270443#M106994, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270444#M106995, I noticed that on the screenshot you posted it says 16:9 ratio. Content-Aware Scale will make the image large, so a large canvas is required. This should activate the command. Drag the top left crop-handle up 2 inches. Select the crop tool and in the Options bar at the top of the screen, check the Content-Aware checkbox to turn on the Crop tool’s Content-Aware option. I understand your frustration, and am trying to help. However, if you have ever tried to remove an object from an image using Content-Aware Fill, you will have noticed that you can’t do this on a new blank layer. It leaves odd artifacts if I just want to simply extend a plain background using content aware crop. The content-aware features in Photoshop work better with some images than others, and they don’t always produce perfect results. There is an option for you to use Content Aware when you Crop. Content-Aware Scaling is actually, really useful and, if you ever need to give your photo a different aspect ratio but not by cropping, this tool might just be the one for the job. This is after doing the content aware crop as stated in the protocol. First, click on the Crop Tool and be sure to check “Content Aware” on the top toolbar. It sounds to me like you have an incomplete installation. This is for Photoshop, not PS CC. The Creative Cloud app will open and let you know if there is an available update. I've been using this function all the time without any issue, but it's bugging since I updated PS CC some months ago! Either will crop the image and fill in the areas that were blank. Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. For instance, have you […] However, if you choose to, you can extend the crop line to include any area. All rights reserved. Content-aware crop aims to fill in blank canvas space around an image resulting from a horizon adjustment, for example, applying the same logic as the existing content-aware fill tool. As you can see from my previous screenshot, I'm on the same version as you are and Content Aware Crop is visible, available, and working as expected. Second, content aware fill is often hit and miss. The same here. Although the exact way the algorithm works is technically […] But my settings where on width/height resolution (don't know the actual translation for it). If I set it to anything basically, it will not work. I don’t want any part of the drink in it. Why is it not working, I wonder!? Tried that. Content-aware cropping works best in areas of relatively solid color, like a clear blue sky, or in areas with lots of random detail, like grass, leaves, or a sandy beach. I repeat, it isn't the same, so the only solution is to revert to a previous version of PS. Here’s how to use the new Content-Aware Crop Tool. The next order of business was to expand canvas using the Crop Tool. Now whenever possible, I try and get the image right in camera. Subscribing Member. Here comes the best part. Quite embarrassing how easy that was in the end. Straighten, Crop and Watch it Fill. However, I looked and I do see the option though,  I do not know what it would do unless you can add canvas with the Crop tool I never use the crop tool. "It doesn't work when I have more than one layer or just one layer... PS I just re-installed the previous version (CC 2017) and all works perfectly well... so I suppose it's a bug... soon to be resolved on by Adobe. The Content Aware Move tool allows you to choose an element to transfer from one photo to another, placing it seamlessly so that it looks like it naturally belongs. It's intermittent and I don't know what causes it. The tool bar does NOT feature the content aware button, in fact there is a large, empty space where it should be. Content aware crop is a super feature that I think will save lots of time when working on crop correction with some of your images. The Spot Healing Brush, Clone Stamp, and Patch tools all work this way and they can all be used to remove unwanted objects non-destructively. It seems odd to me that all of a sudden that feature should disappear. Content-Aware Crop in Photoshop, which automatically fills in the gaps when you rotate or expand a canvas beyond the original image size. I do not think I have ever see such an Item in Photoshop. To do this, begin with the image in the unframed view and hit C for the Crop Tool. In other words, in the photo I’m currently working on, I would like the empty area to look like sky, water and sand. Just close Photoshop and begin the update process to get in on the fun! Thank you. This worked in one file, the other file I tried I got this error message and again no fill-in. Or just Photoshop? I have checked to see if the version has the latest updates and it does. This tool makes it possible to do so without needing professional-level Photoshop skills. The work area and Preview panel. I've tried this, and so has the tech at work. Use Content-Aware Crop to expand further at this point (without adding artifacts to your existing work). On to question two, which does not relate at all to the first one. Copyright © 2020 Adobe. I can't imagine that it is supposed to work like that! Focusing on the problem, Launched PS 2019 and opened a NEF fie. If your target layer is locked (including background layer), click the lock icon to … Must have had something to do with the tiff file I was working with. Subscribing Member. (Windows-only) Content-Aware Fill workspace freezes on releasing a pen stroke with Microsoft Surface Pen or Wacom pen February 2019 (version 20.0.3) release Strange color shift in photos when filter adjustment layers are packaged into a Smart Object I just found out that the crop works only when I do NOT set the crop size to 16:9. Content-Aware Scale does not work on a background image, so a copy has to be made. 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