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Add a border around your images quickly (CS/CS2/CS3/CS4/CS5)

Added on Thursday 15th of July 2010 06:17 am EST

Adobe Photoshop CS/CS2/CS3/CS4/CS5
Operating Systems:
Macintosh, Microsoft Windows


Every once in a while you may find that you need to add a 1-point border around your image file. There are a couple of different ways you can do this. The quickest way is to select the entire document and add a stroke around it.


To add a stroke to an image:


1. Open the Layers panel, and if your image is on the Background layer, convert it to a working layer by double-clicking on it and then clicking OK in the resulting dialog box.

2. Click on the Add A Layer Style button at the base of the Layers panel and choose Stroke from the resulting pop-up menu.

3. In the resulting Layer Style dialog box, set the Size slider to 1 and the Position pop-up menu to Inside. In the Fill Type section, choose the ...