Questions that refer to manipulating a text layout, styling and/or management in graphic software.

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Edit text directly with the text tool

In Photoshop if you have the text tool selected, you can edit a text layer by just clicking on it regardless of how many groups it is nested in. In Sketch, if you click on a text layer with the text ...
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SVG font scaling appears different depending on viewer application

I have created an SVG image using Inkscape which consists of a QR code, with some text below the QR code. Before I submit the image to the manufacturer that will be in charge of printing the image ...
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how to make font size equal to file dimension in photoshop?

I have a question about this code I found from: How to get Layer size (Width and Height)?. Is it possible that font size can be same as file size? say if file width is "1920px" then font size should ...
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Photoshop Gradient Editor Is Missing Key Settings…Can No Longer Pick Gradient Type, Presets & Smoothness, Etc.

First, thank you for taking the time to look at this. My gradient editor is missing key settings including: stops, presets, gradient type, name and smoothness settings. It used to work just fine ...
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How to straighten waved (not curvy) image with Photoshop or similar program

I want to make this text image straight. Can I make path lines parallel so i can straight the text? Puppet warp doesn't help much because I have to move points manually
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Get text font from an image using GIMP

I have an image which contains a text. I don't know the text font. Is there any way to find the text font from an image using GIMP? I need to know what font is used in this text image.
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Typographic and formatting conventions for plain text

Are there any typographic or formatting conventions for making plain text (a simple *.txt file in ASCII or UTF-8) more readable? Specific details that I'm considering: when to use hard line breaks ...
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convert to pdf tangle with greek and english characters

i have a problem with acrobat dc when convert to adobe pdf an email from outlook which email contains greek fonts. tangle with greek and english characters see image file
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Creating text-editable templates with abundance of graphics

today I'd like somebody with more comprehensive knowledge of graphic design to help me solve a problem with creating text-oriented and text-editable templates for my co-workers. I was tasked with ...
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Photoshop is changing text when saving as PDF

When making circular text with photoshop CS6, for example: Circular written text - http://imgur.com/pwP9P4K Now, when I want to save my project as PDF the text is getting turned, for example: Turned ...
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Can I update multiple text layers simultaneously in Photoshop CS6?

First of all, I'm using Photoshop CS6. I'm also using a Mac, and don't have access to Windows. (if that makes any difference) What I want to be able to do is have multiple text boxes containing the ...
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Text issues when exporting SVG from Illustrator to Inkscape

I've been given the cumbersome task of designing poster templates for a online university that need to be saved as SVG so their departments can make their own custom-filled files. The files are built ...
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What applications should I use to make this into a proper logo?

I am trying to design a logo for a company. Whilst using an app called: "Legend" on my iPhone, I came across a really cool design which fit my needs very well. However, the app is only for creating ...
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How do I reverse this text or reflect to match (Illustrator)

Im looking to have the "ath." and the "ativa" mirror one another, but can't figure this out. Quite new to this
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“Correctly” vertically center text in a box

Is there a canonical rule how to vertically center text in a box? Or, in other words, how to align a box around text? I could imagine three options based on typographic metrics (see my non-exact ...
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Auto center in Photoshop

Is there any way to auto center button and text Photoshop? so when i change the size of the text i wont need to re-align it manually in the button. Many thanks!
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Too much spacing in text

I did't know why I had so much spacing issues on my site, but i figured out that it is because of the "text-align" style property, which is set to "justified". This spreads out words in a row that has ...
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Path text gets distorted when converting PSD to PDF

So, I've got this huge PSD file and I need to convert it to PDF. What I do is: File > Automate > PDF Presentation. I do that all the time and I've never had a problem with it but this time things were ...
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How can I thread text with offset headers?

I would like to thread a sequence of text through a number of pages. My requirement is that the body text always starts on the same line, and if there is a header, it always sits above this point. ...
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Heterogeneous word-spacing in justified text

Using InDesign, I am trying to make my multi-column justified text homogeneously spaced, i.e. the inter-word spacing equally distributed across the entire page (or article). As you can see below, ...
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Align text to center of text field in double-column in Indesign

So, I want to achieve this effect, but then automatically (without having to edit the text manually): So basically, the left column has to have a right alignment, and the right column has to have a ...
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How do I create this type of shadow effect on the letters in Illustrator?

Can someone help provide a tutorial or instructions on how to get this effect? Thanks!!
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Centering quotes within anchored objects

I have an Indesign document that I'm supposed to revise for a company I'm interning for. I have quite a bit of Indesign experience from formatting for my high school's newspaper a couple years back ...
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How to set a different space for the first bullet point?

I have a Paragraph style called Bullet List. Like all my basic paragraphs, I need the list to have a space-before of one line (14.3pt). However I would also like to be able to control the space ...
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Illustrator text backround colored

I'm fairly new to Illustrator and I have a question. It's the second time when a customer sends me a file (in this case a design of a business card) and when I open it in Illustrator the text's ...
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How to keep text formatting when updating 'Linked' txt files in InDesign?

With the option of 'Create Links When Placing Text and Spreadsheet Files' enabled in InDesign, is it possible having a txt file (plain text) that is continuously updated outside InDesign to keep the ...
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Constant text revisions - how to stop the madness?

I've looked thru the archives and haven't seen this specific issue, so here goes: I've worked as in-house and freelance graphic designer, and my #1 head-to-the-desk cause is when the client gives me ...
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Align text vertically on center

I'm using inkscape and I want to put a text vertically on center, the following text has a two font sizes, i want to display them on baseline. I can't convert text to path because I put on path.
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Set first letter of paragraph to different color in InDesign

In my document I want to color the first letter in my paragraph (among other things). I already found out how to set the first letter as initial, but now I also want to change its color based on the ...
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Making Text Fit in a Box in Photoshop

I'm looking at how to design a graphic in Photoshop so that whether it has 2 words, 5 words, etc. they all fit within the same width of a box. Here's an example: How can I do this without ...
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Controlling Positioning Of Footnotes In InDesign

Is there any way to control the positioning of footnotes in Indesign beyond the most basic options in the footnotes dialogue? It seems that the only option is to have them added as part of the text ...
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Indesign text frame properties not applying to text

I been setting up multiple text frames in Indesign, copying text from another file into the new one. The thing is that the text I copy does not get updated to the text frame properties. How can I ...
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Photoshop CC: Problems with text selection [closed]

I have tried to solve an issue for hours without luck, so I have decided to write for help. The main problem is that when I am creating Mock-Ups with the new Photoshop CC, every time I try to create a ...
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How do I edit text on graphics downloaded from Shutterstock in Illustrator?

I have an event coming up for a social group of mine and have signed up to Shutterstock to download a single flyer (for a not so small fee of $300). All I want to do is use one of the flyers from the ...
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Using Free Distort on text in Illustrator CC

Why does this not seem to work, and does anybody else know a way to get type distorted? Specifically I have an isometric building and I would like to put the names of the surrounding streets "on the ...
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Removing an element from text in Illustrator

I want to remove the dot above the "i" in Illustrator but still keeping the text as an editable vector object, is this possible?
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Why is InDesign pushing short words to the next line?

As shown in the image, "the" easily fits on the line above but regardless of what I do, InDesign pushes it down to the next line.
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Dynamically edit/update information across multiple PDF fields

I have a couple of PDFs that I want to combine together (maybe into a PDF portfolio or some other way) and I would like it so that when a user enters their name in a text field, it will be entered ...
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How to communicate a 3 step process clearly and concisely?

I have the following section in our website, and now when I look at it, I feel it looks unprofessional, and a bit unclear. I tried to break the "How It Works" section into 3, with the second section ...
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In Photoshop, how can I manipulate flat text in a 3D environment while keeping text editable?

As shown in this image, I have a stock photo of a calendar (viewed from an angle). I then created a layer of text using a handwriting font. I've been trying to use the 3D mode within Adobe ...
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Do graphic designers format and proof read documents? [duplicate]

Do graphic designers format and proof read documents? We are editors of large reports, mostly from government. The drafts we get are often a mess of formats, with heading structures not clear and the ...
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Do formatting (invisible) characters have a name?

In typography, some text editors will offer the option to display "invisible" or "formatting" characters such as these: (from this page) Do these have a name? I mean, of course you could call ...
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Custom text field shape in Sketch

I'd like to create custom text field shape in sketch app. In the following picture you can see the rectangular text field. I'd like the field to begin right after the oval (just like the red line ...
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Photoshop Adjust Paragraph Box to Content

I was wondering if there's a way to adjust a paragraph text box to it's content just like inDesign. I hate how sometimes I have to create big paragraph boxes and end up selecting them later on ...
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Masking Problems in Illustrator (Is it a bug?)

All right. So I just want to add a certain pattern (made from objects) to my text for an interesting and satisfying effect. However, when it normally tends to just work with any object. I just need ...
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how to curve text in an arc using gimp

I have a small tea company and I'm trying to redesign our logo. What I would like is for the text to bend in a arc, as if on a coin. I would like to render the text as if it's "backbone" were ...
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What is the purpose of rasterising type?

Why would I ever want to rasterise text? What is the purpose of this operation?
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High Resolution Text Logo

I am trying to create a plain text logo using photoshop/illustrator but am having great trouble making it so the text appears high resolution. I want to be able to create a logo with the same ...
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Text grabbing in cc illustrator

I can't grab text from just anywhere, I have to specifically click the text line or bounding box, is this new to cc illustrator or is there a setting for this? example, there is a letter "B" in size ...
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Mysterious line breaks in InDesign

I keep running into this weird behaviour of InDesign which probably has a simple solution. Whenever I work with large text, I start getting weird line breaks inside the text. The example below is one ...