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STUDENT : I am attempting to simply crop an image in Photoshop CS and it is telling me that it cannot complete the action because my "scratch disk is full" I have recently purchased an additional 512 meg memory card, there is 37 gigs left of hard drive space. I havn't a clue what to do! PLEASE HELP...

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    STUDENT : I am attempting to simply crop an image in Photoshop CS and it is telling me that it cannot complete the action because my "scratch disk is full" I have recently purchased an additional 512 meg memory card, there is 37 gigs left of hard drive space. I havn't a clue what to do! PLEASE HELP
    benjamin_Kortright@adobeforums.com Guest

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    look in the top horizontal tool bar, hit the Clear button (on chance you have crazy pixel dimensions set)...
    g_ballard@adobeforums.com Guest

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    Benjamin,

    This has been discussed several times recently. Do a forum search on the key words in the title of your thread: scratch disk full. You'll find many threads like yours, e,g,:

    Ann Shelbourne "How can the scratch disk be full??!!!!" 4/6/04 4:41pm </cgi-bin/webx?14.2cd1162d/0>
    Ramón_G_Castañeda@adobeforums.com Guest

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    BTW, what OS and what version PS?

    If OS 9 you need to assign the additional RAM to PS app before it will use it...
    g_ballard@adobeforums.com Guest

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    He said CS.

    Is your hard drive partitioned??
    Buko@adobeforums.com Guest

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    don't know if it is partitioned? how can I tell?
    benjamin_Kortright@adobeforums.com Guest

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    If it mounts as two separate volumes (two icons on your desktop), then it's partitioned.
    Ramón_G_Castañeda@adobeforums.com Guest

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    g_ballardadobeforums.com - thank you so much! I'd confused px with cm - duh! Cheers, I've been puzzling over this for hours!
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