QR Code

QR Code is a preset from the Copyright & Watermark bundle. This allows you to add a QR Code to your Photoshop document. You can adjust both the QR code type (email, link, text, etc.) and the look. QR Code is a registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED.

Manual

  1. First create a QR Code in the QR Code area. Only when the code has been generated and a preview appears in the white area, you can apply the QR Code to your document.
  2. Create the QR Code by defining the size and color of the code and the background.
  3. Define the position of the QR code.
  4. Click on the Create Button.

Basics

Smart Object

You can create the QR code as a smart object or as a regular pixel layer. The smart object consists of the background layer and the actual QR code.

QR Code

Before you can use the preset, you must first create a QR Code. For the QR Code you have seven types to choose from. You should always test the code preventively by scanning it with your phone.

LinkHTML link to a website.
TextSimple text.
EmailEmail with predefined recipient, subject and/or a message.
Business CardBusiness card with last name, first name, title, phone number, mobile phone, email, website, organization, address, city, zip code, state and country.
PhoneCall a phone number.
SMSSMS to a predefined number with predefined text.
WhatsAppWhatsApp message to a predefined number with predefined text.

QR Code Examples

Scan the QR codes with your phone to see what they are doing.

QR Code: Text
QR Code: Phone
QR Code: Email
QR Code: SMS
QR Code: Business Card
QR Code: WhatsApp

Origin

You can set the position for the origin. Use the graphic with the corresponding anchor points. By default, the origin is in the middle of the document.

Horizontal and vertical gap

With the two sliders for the horizontal and vertical distance, you can move the QR code from its starting point defined by the graphic.

Size (with Logo)

With the slider you can define the size of the QR Code. The slider refers to the pixel or percent value active in the unit. Percent refers to the long edge of the current document.

Appearance Code & Background

Both the actual QR code and the background (which ensures that the code remains legible) can be designed. For the QR code, you can define either a color or a gradient.

You can also color or completely deactivate the background. Make sure that the contrast between background and QR code is always high and check the graphics before you actually use them. You can also set the padding between code and background and code (10% is minimum) and use round corners for the background frame.

The code may have a color or a gradient.
QR Code with gradient and black background.
QR Code with padding of 20%.
QR Code without background.
QR Code with round corners.

Layer Settings

You can define the name for the layer. Click on the layer icon and set a color for the layer.

Group Settings

You can define the name for the group. Click on the folder icon and set a color for the group.

Change Group name and color

Custom Presets

All settings can be saved as Custom Presets and accessed easily at any time. Read more about Custom Presets in this article.

FX-Panel Custom Preset Create

Create Button

You can only create this presets. Read more about the Create Button in this article.

Create only button

QR Code is a registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED.

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