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How to install Patterns in Adobe Photoshop CS3

You've downloaded new pattern and you want to load it to yous Photoshop, read this tutorial.

  1. Put the .pat file you've downloaded into the folder /Users/{username}/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Adobe Photoshop CS3/Presets/Patterns (on mac OS X) or C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop\Presets\ (on Windows) .
  2. Then open your Adobe Photoshop, active Paint Bucket Tool,

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go to option palette and change Foreground on Pattern.

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Then click on (1) to open the Pattern Picker.

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Than click on little triangel in the right upper corner (2).

Next on the list you choose 'Load Patterns'

In the dialog box choose the .pat file you want to load and your new patterns appear in the Pattern Palette and are just ready to use.