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401 blackout bug

This PSD file will demo the Black Out bug in Photoshop. This bug will cause black colors to render as green in the output when using Layer Kit and Export kit. This PSD file will show both the error and the quick fix to correct the issue.

NOTE: This bug does not happen all the time.

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The CEP Parameter Error

The Black Out Bug originates from a Legacy error with the Adobe CEP core, where sometimes elements are not correctly refreshed and mapped via scripting. This effects both Photoshop and Illustrator.

IMPORTANT: In Illustrator this error is Fatal and you must close and reopen the application - in Photoshop Export Kit can recover from this error.

Testing the PSD

Use Layers views to see the code translation of each layer, or use Exports view to see the output of the document. This bug does not always happen, so you may not encounter it – if you do the quick fix is to use a Safe Black Color.

SAFE BLACK COLOR: #000100

Using Layers View

Select any shape element in the PSD, then select your desired view to see the code render of your shape.

Learn more about Using Layers View.

Using Exports View

Export the PSD in your required environment to see how shapes are rendered in your output.

Learn more about Using Exports View.
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