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How to add clickable hyperlinks for email id, website, telephone in mail signature designed using Illustrator?

One of my colleague had created a signature for the company using Adobe Illustrator. Now the head of our company wants clickable links to be present in the signature so that one should be able to ...
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Overlaying image with text and filling the text in Illustrator

I got a simlar problem as this one. How do I do this if I'm using a image as the background? After I tracing and expanding the image I'll use the way described above, the one with "This is text". This ...
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When to use “Align to Pixel Grid” in Adobe Illustrator?

The title pretty much says it all. Looking for pros/cons, and situations where it should / shouldn't be used.
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Use Icon font in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

i would like to create an icon inside Adobe Premiere Pro CC with the "Title Creator" and an "Icon Font" (e.g. Font Awesome") I installed the font and tried to copy an icon into the editor. For some ...
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Creating a title with an icon font in Adobe Premiere Pro

i would like to create an icon inside Adobe Premiere Pro with the "Title Creator" and an "Icon Font" (e.g. Font Awesome") I installed the font and tried to copy an icon into the editor. For some ...
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how to make a complex tartan pattern in AI6 [duplicate]

Help! I am in tartan hell..... could anyone tell me how to create the tartan design shown in the attached file? Im using illustrator cs6
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Setting up bleed/margin for printing [closed]

I have to create a 400 page book with the measurements height: 16cm by 24cm in Adobe InDesign. It is intended for publishing. What are the bleed and margin measurements I need to follow so that it can ...
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How to create a dotted line in Adobe Illustrator

How can I create a dotted swirly line like the example below in illustrator? I would like to create a loop dotted line.
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Can interactive ebook be done as .pdf export or require Adobe publishing suite?

Can something like this be accomplished via .pdf export from Adobe InDesign CC, our does it require using the Adobe Publishing Suite?
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Is Adobe CS2 free?

I know Adobe has essentially released CS2 for free, i.e., giving away the license keys. Is it legal, if I owned CS4 at one point (but lost it), to download and use it?
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Is there a way of automatically displaying the vertical and horizontal spacing values in pixels between objects in an Adobe illustrator drawing?

I am using Adobe Illustrator to design a number of full screen layouts for an iphone app. I want to achieve the exact same spacing from my desings in the final app. Currently the only way I know how ...
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Does CS6 have a feature to extract an object from a background using stereography?

I recall reading an article prior to CS6 releasing that Photoshop (or perhaps another CS6 product?) would include a feature that would allow taking a stereographic photo of an object, and then detect ...
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How to remove grey background from my jewelry pics [duplicate]

i need some nice pics of my jewelry to publish on my website. But never able to get white background. It's grey all the time. If i try to fix it, it take away all the beauty of the stones and silver. ...
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What are the benefits of becoming an Adobe Certified Expert?

I've been doing a little research into improving my skillset and I thought it could make sense to take the test on becoming an Adobe Certified Expert. It's a multiple choice test where you need to get ...
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Looking for a simulated photogravure ap for Photoshop 9

I need to make some of my photos look like 1880s photogravure images [cross-hatched line engravings similar to book, magazine, newspaper images ca 1880]. Must be compatible w Photoshop 2, 4, or 9. Any ...
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Create more than one artboard when document is already saved?

I'm already working with an artboard, but i need two more, how can I add additional artboards to my document in Illustrator?
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Adobe Illustrator 3D extrude and bevel problem

Right, sorry if the pictures are a bit small, but look at the group on the right where I'm previewing a 3D effect. Notice how there are three turquoise stripes running along it. (You can look at ...
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Is there a way to preview SVG files in Adobe Bridge?

I am not able to preview SVG files in Adobe Bridge since CS2 version. Has Adobe removed this feature or am I missing something? I'm using both Windows and Mac, version CC and CS6.
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4.5x5 foot large format vinyl banner design [duplicate]

I have an old 300DPI ad made for magazine(8x10.75), my boss wants the ad to be printed on 4.5x5 feet banner. Here's how I am gonna do it, but I don't know if this is right way. Create blank 4.5x5 ...
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How can I improve the clarity of my output animation in Flash CS6?

I am using Flash CS6 ActionScript 3.0. I am creating an animation with 3-4 images of registration form. The clarity of images is poor in the output of animation even though I am using really clear and ...
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How to make copied text appear in the correct order?

I have a PDF document with text created from a Photoshop file. Problem: When I do "select all text" in Acrobat and then "copy" and then paste it into a text editor the text is pasted out of order. ...
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Is there a way to make photoshop CS6 work with touchscreens monitors?

I have a 15.6" touchscreen laptop and I would like to be able to use the touchscreen in Photoshop. It works fine in Illustrator but for some reason Adobe didn't make Photoshop compatible with touch ...
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How to get in Isolation Mode from Layers panel in Illustrator?

The most known way to get into Isolation Mode in Adobe Illustrator is a double-clicking on the image. Nonetheless, is there a way I can get into this mode from the Layers panel?
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Automate replacement of Smart Objects in Photoshop

I'm involved in the production of a touchscreen device. Our workflow for designing the graphics of the interface is to create the buttons, text, etc in Illustrator, bring it into Photoshop as Smart ...
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Fireworks: creating button toggle behavior

Trying to get Fireworks to create a toggle button. I can create the over and down behaviors but can't get the button to deselect (go back to being off). I've look for tutorials and general guidance ...
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What is the easiest way to export just the selected objects in Illustrator CS5

The title says it all, I want to know what the simplest way to export the selected objects. In Inkscape, there is a menu option called "export selected" which does just this. The aforementioned ...
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Acrobat X Custom Action to Save PDF as JPG (not export all images)

Can I use Acrobat X Pro to batch process hundreds of multipage PDFs to JPGs? This question is very similar to what I am after but I am wondering if there is a way to do it in Acrobat X Pro. I have ...
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How to fix the gradient's position in Illustrator?

How do I make the Illustrator not change the gradient's position and size when I change the path's shape?
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When zoomed-in in photoshop how do you scroll to out of canvas

Let say i am zoomed in, 500%, and i want to go beyond the edge, right edge, and when i try to drag it using hand tool it doesn't work, scrollbar doesn't work.
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Can Adobe Illustrator .jsx scripts include other script files?

We're writing a bunch of .jsx scripts and in each I have to mock out some functions so I can use things like Array.map() and String.trim(), but I don't want to have to include that code at the top of ...
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A clean way to remove gradient mesh in Illustrator?

Does anyone know if it is possible to remove a gradient mesh from an object in Illustrator without producing a distorted/inaccurate outline? Adobe documentation as well as most online resources I ...
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Eyedropper straight to clipboard

I think this is a pretty simple request, but how can i get it so that when i select a colour on my image using the eyedropper that is goes to my clipboard without me having to open up the dialogue box ...
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Photoshop CS6 Cropping Problem

I'm having a trouble cropping at all sizes when using W x H x Resolution. For example, I choose 500px as W and H, and then 300ppi for resolution- and then I have to wait. And I mean WAIT ALL DAY. The ...
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How to save layers individually that can still interact with each other outside of photoshop?

What I am trying to do is to move a png of semi-transparent gradient above another png of a box in it within a video editor. So imagine the first gradient slowly moving to the left on top of the box, ...
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How to make a series of rectangles follow a pen path

I am trying to get a series of shapes (rectangles) to follow a path (sine wave) that I made with the pen tool, but I have no clue how to do that or if it is possible. I have tried warping a ...
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Text Style in InDesign and Adobe Illustrator?

There is something similar to Microsft Word Text Styles, in Adobe InDesign and Illustrator? For example I choose: "Style 1", for many paragraphs, and then I can change the font of all of them at ...
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Illustrator vector aliasing

How can I make my vector graphics anti-aliased in illustrator? My paths always turn out jagged. Is there an option like in Adobe Fireworks to smoothen[remove the jaged edges] my paths?
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Can you lock stuff in illustrator so it doesnt keeps selecting and highlighting

I was trying to draw behind many shapes but i couldn't tell where i was drawing cause of many lines highlighting. But i need those shapes to draw correctly just not their stroke lines highlighting. ...
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Why hasn't Adobe built a font feature into illustrator yet? [closed]

It seems that Illustrator is the flavor of choice when designing typefaces. Users seem to have a strong grasp on Illustrator and prefer the design tools in the software over others. Typography is a ...
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Illustrator CS4: Default opacity of new objects

I'm working on a document in which I need each new object to be the same opacity as the last created. It seems that the only thing that carries over to the next new object is the stroke and fill of ...
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Illustrator CS6 Data Variables XML Parser Error

So I have to generate flyers for 10 different laptops (and more in the future). I decided to set up variables. I've created an XML Map for MS-Excel which allows me to save the 'XML Data' type file. I ...
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How do I rotate and duplicate a line in Illustrator

I am trying to recreate the line swirl in our compliment slip in Adobe Illustrator? I have been struggling for hours with transforming straight lines, creating waves, rotating, etc. but still can't ...
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How do I add a raster texture file to Illustrator's 3D Extrude & Bevel?

How do I get an image to extrude and bevel using illustrator CS6. The shape that's having the issues has effect>texture>texturizer and then I uploaded a psd file. When I then select ...
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Photoshop Batch Action - Relative Positioning

I am currently trying to create a batch action in Photoshop CS3 to re-size the canvas on images of varying dimensions and insert a text box in the new space at the bottom of the image created by ...
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I need to print images off of google at a 36“ by 36” size, but if I increase the size (using Adobe Illustrator), it gets pixelated [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Techniques to dramatically scale an image Is there any way that I can increase the size of these google images without ruining the quality? I'm starting with ...
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How do you create tiny patterns that look good

Whenever i have tried making tiny patterns, like 10 x 10 pixels, only things that i have ever been able to make look good is only diagonal lines. Other than that i have no idea. I suppose it has go to ...
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Non-displaying objects in illustrator and photoshop

So I'm trying to set up templates for other designers to use to adhere to design guidelines, and I want to know if there is any way to specify objects in illustrator and photoshop that do not show up ...