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How to Install Photoshop Pattern

adobe-photoshop-pattern-patInstalling a new set of Photoshop Patterns (.pat file) is very simple process. If you have not used Photoshop before, you may get little confused, but no problem! Just follow these simple steps.

Following figures are taken from Photoshop CS3 version of Windows. The other Photoshop versions may have some slight visual differences from these figures. But Steps for Installing Patterns are the same.

Step 1: First copy and paste your Patterns (.pat file) in the Photoshop Patterns folder:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS3\Presets\Patterns

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Step 2: Then Open your Photoshop Program, Click on a “Paint Bucket Tool“ or click “G” on your Keyboard. Your Pain Bucket tool will become active, and then go to option palette and click “Foreground” drop down and change to “Pattern”, Click on the Pattern Picker as shown in below figure.

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Step 3: Click on the Load Patterns Option, you will see the Load Option with some patterns which are already installed in your Photoshop patterns folder, Now just select the Pattern you have copied.

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That’s it you have done it successfully. Now you can see the newly loaded pattern in your Available patterns Box. Download More Patterns from here.. Enjoy!

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