Re: [PanoToolsNG] Re: Use of CS5 "Stack" of overlapping images
- Thank you, Hans.
On Sat, 26 Jun 2010 18:54:13 +0900, Hans <hans@...> wrote:
> --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Roger D. Williams" <roger@...>
>> Can someone please remind me what the trick was to get a
>> layered PSD file generated by PTgui into PS so that I can
>> use the blending process that is good at finding the
>> best path for the stitching seam. I remember seeing what
>> a good job it can do in favorable cases, but I can't find
>> out how to do it myself...
> Export as blended and layers.
> The masks generated by PTGui does however not work with Photoshop
> autoblend so you have to delete them. Unfortunately Photoshop does not
> support selecting all masks at once and delete so you have to do it one
> by one.
> You can easy make an action to do this so you just need to push a key to
> delete all masks.
Your assumption that I would know what an action was, what it could do,
and how I would make it and use it is, alas, wrong. I assume it's
something like a macro in Word.
> To autoblend the layers then just select all of them except your
> blended background and in the edit menu select auto-blend layers.
This worked well, thank you, although on the particular panorama for
which I had hoped it would work wonders it proved rather disappointing.
It is obviously not a cure-all, but I now know how to make use of it,
so thanks again, Hans.
> I wish PTGui had an output with layers without masks. Actually I never
> use masks anyhow to edit layers in panoramas.
Does that mean you never need to adjust a seam? If so, tell me the