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Can I assign custom keystrokes in Illustrator CC?

I would like to assign my own keystrokes to certain buttons that don't have a keyboard shortcut. For example I could have alt V press the align vertical button so i don't have to click it with my ...
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2answers
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Getting a vector shape from an EPS file into Photoshop CS4

I have an EPS file with some shape. A good example would be the Twitter EPS files: https://twitter.com/about/resources/logos How can I import an EPS vector shape into my Photoshop CS4, without ...
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1answer
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Is this design plagarism?

I have design a logo inspire by Bela Canela logo by Sean Heisler, and I end up something I personally found similar... I am quite confuse right now. The logo I design is for a takeaway food container ...
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1answer
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Is there an easier way to distress graphics in illustrator?

Recently I've been getting a lot of work with T-shirts and they ask me to distress t-shirts. This is a simple matter if the graphic is only one color, but occasionally I will get a graphic that's 4 or ...
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Design Favorites and Ratings on same page of app

I hope I am asking this in the right place, but it seemed like the best/ most appropriate. I have an iOS app and it shows menu items at restaurants. Now on this page users can either rate this item or ...
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Can anyone tell me what font this is? Really struggling here

Can anyone tell me what font this is? Really struggling here.
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How can graphic designers contribute to Open Source projects?

I want to participate in Open Source projects, but I cannot code (that well. Or.. at all). I would love to contribute to GitHub projects, but as a designer I'm not sure what's the best way to do ...
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1answer
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How to “live preview” when changing colors in Illustrator (Like Photoshop.)

Hi all, I'm a bit used to Photoshop and I just started to learn Illustrator but there's a little thing that's really bothering me. In Photoshop when you are changing a color you can see it previewed ...
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InDesign CS6 - Update multiple displayed artboard/pages of linked files without relinking

InDesign CS6. I'd like to know if there is a way of updating a linked file's displayed artboard (.ai) or page (.pdf) without having to go through the process of relinking the file. Currently upon ...
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Changing the Interlaced Option for a PNG Image

I have some PNG image files that I want to use for app icons on the iOS app store. The problem is that since the files are interlaced, it gives me an error code when I go to compile to a device. From ...
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Best visualization for combinations

What kind of a visualization/chart should I use for showing all the ways you can choose from a set of items? (i.e., number of possible combinations) Concretely, I am showing potential offspring from ...
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1answer
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Unconventional Crop In Illustrator

I need to crop this image in such a way that the space below "submit your picture here!" is taken out, because I'm going to use that space for a "choose file" form on my website. I tried creating a ...
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Visualization of SVG code before save file in Illustrator

I have an .ai file that I need to save as a SVG file. Before this, Illustrator show options to save the SVG file, two of them are a SVG Code button and other button to open a web navigator. ...
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integration of 3D elements in after effects cs5

Is it as simple and effective to integrate 3D elements (objects) in after effect cs5, that it is in after effect cc ?
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What are the rights of the font “Marcelle”?

I found this amazing font that i want to use for my application. It is called "Marcelle" and it's available on almost any font website. Some say it's free, others say it's "free for personal use". ...
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Methods for designing identity systems beyond the logo

I've been designing logos for awhile now, and I'd like to think that I've gotten better at it over time. Part of that is because I tend to have a few design goals in mind and a process worked out that ...
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Why is my quick selection changing after I release the left click?

The issue is very hard to see but the Vampire has a marquee around it in both screenshots, but the marquees differ. While still holding down left click Selection after releasing left click This ...
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4answers
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Export photoshop layers to individual PNG files - batch process?

I am a web dev and competent in Fireworks but not so much in Photoshop. I have just received a layered PSD file to turn into a web page. Can anyone tell me the easiest way to export all layers to ...
2
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3answers
227 views

Critique: Scrollable flyout nav menu

I'm working on a new nav menu for my company's web app. I took loose inspiration from Google's material design tabs where, upon page overflow, arrows appear and the tab section is horizontally ...
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4answers
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How do I know which images are copyrighted and not?

Using google images you can find any image you want these days, even high resolution. The question is how do I know what I can use image wise in the graphic design work assuming that the graphic work ...
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1answer
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Numbering pages and subsections

I've read through a few threads and tried section numbers, but can't work this out. `Pg1 - cover Pg2 - contents Pg3 - section a cover Pg4 - section a 1 of 2 Pg5 - section a 2 of 2 Pg6 - section ...
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1answer
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Smooth rounded boxes in Illustrator and path end angles

I'm new to Illustrator but have a decent background in Photoshop and After Effects. Anyway, I've spent a good amount of time creating this logo in Illustrator and am unhappy with the results. It's ...
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1answer
25 views

distort curved shape to fit on curved shape

I've read a lot of other answers and tried for hours but I can't get this circle shape to look right on this flag shape i think it's because the circle is a curve and so is the flag. If anyone has ...
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1answer
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Is there graphical editor for mac supporting non linear distortions (stretch)?

I am a software developer facing a rare need to create single PNG icon. It should be a horizontal gradient (white to transparent) rectangle stretched to the right - so that right edge of the rectange ...
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2answers
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What's the best way to animate an illustration for the web?

I have a couple of illustrations done in Illustrator and I am planing to animate it for a website that I am working on, I've heard of Create.js toolkit with flash, but is it the best way to go or is ...
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votes
4answers
158 views

Resources on producing responsive design wireframes and artwork, for graphics designers

We're developers who partner up with a graphic design studio for our project artworks. Some times they even bring in the clients themselves and we both cooperate to get a development project done. ...
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How to begin with UI design

Newbie here. I like the web and UI design, and I know what good UI and good design is, but I lack Photoshop skills. Sometimes when I try to do design work my mind goes blank or gets mixed up because ...
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How to prepare a design document in Corel for UV printing on glass

I want to make a decorative glass panels on walls on our kitchen (the one between the hanging kitchen cabinets and the tabletop). The company I am negotiating right now uses UV coating as a printing ...
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How do I find out what color mode an image is in Illustrator?

I am using one image. I just want to know in which format it is: CMYK or RGB? How do I find this out in Illustrator?
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155 views

Why isn't color burn working on a layer style in Photoshop?

I have a layer with a blending option set to Color Burn and opacity under 91%. It's called Layer 7 is my screenshots. If I download a jpeg of a solid color of red, and put it behind this layer, the ...
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1answer
82 views

How to create a page template of solid and dotted lines for handwriting practice?

I am looking to make a tear off children's handbook for writing practice of words. I wanted to know how make "dotted lines" or "four lines" template that is to the standards of what child handbooks ...
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1answer
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Is there a name for a Wikipedia-like “W”?

To be more precise: Is there a name for the type of font where the w's apex is shaped like a cross? Couldn't find it anywhere. Note that the middle doesn't look like two successive v's, but rather ...
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1answer
27 views

Object getting displaced while animating - SVG

I am trying to animate an image along a path in SVG. The object does get animated along the defined path but away from its intended position. I am not able too see as to what's wrong with the code. ...
3
votes
1answer
62 views

Polygon shape not closing with brush in Illustrator CC

I am having a problem where I create a polygon shape and then apply a brush to it. But what I am getting is one corner is not closed or linked together. I have no idea how to fix this issue. Is there ...
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2answers
188 views

How get high clear-cut favicon from illustrator vector logo?

When I import vector image to the photoshop from illustrator and try downsampling it with turned on option "Bicubic sharper (best for reduction)". But Photoshop still provides its interpolations and ...
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What's that font effect? [on hold]

Can someone identify what font effect is this from '70%' text? When I moved the text, I've saw that there was another text behind it that gave it this effect, but the text is outlined, so is not ...
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2answers
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Gimp 2.6.12: modify alpha channel while preserving color

This is for a video game in which a specularity mask is in the alpha channel of the normalmap. I need to create an image where the alpha value for some pixels are 0 (to indicate no specularity,) but ...
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1answer
60 views

Where do I specify drop shadow direction in Sketch 3?

I feel that the freedom when adding effects to an object in Sketch 3 is extremely limiting, I don't see for example where I specify an added drop shadow's direction (which is a fundamental effect ...
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1answer
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Export iOS Icon Sizes in Affinity Designer

Although Affinity Designer has the extremely useful @1x, @2x and @3x export, I'm wondering if there's a way to export in the variety of sizes that are required for an iOS icon? I found a concise grid ...
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1answer
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How do I set a Photoshop document/template for bleeds?

This flyer is almost accepted on Themeforest, but I got one problem: I got message from reviewer: "Please do some research on setting up a document for bleeds. Look at info on printing to understand ...
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1answer
160 views

Is there a difference between the actual ruler and InDesign's inches scale?

I am pretty new to InDesign. I have set my scale to measure in inches. Today I had an actual physical-ruler (like the one image below) lying around so I picked it up and compared it with the scale on ...
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How to make different buttons active inside a symbol (website header) in Sketch?

I'm designing a website in Sketch for the first time. I'm getting used to working with symbols, and they are a huge timesaver. Now I want to make my website header a symbol, so that when I have to ...
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1answer
55 views

How can I create a polar (radial?) perspective grid in Photoshop CS5?

I would like to create a perspective grid in Photoshop that would have the effect of looking through a cylinder. From searching online I think this is referred to as a 'polar' perspective grid. I ...
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2answers
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How to achieve the effect in the background using Photoshop. Tried blur without success

I'm trying to achieve the effect seen on the "background" of this image on my own photos. So far I tried different variations of blur, in special the Shape Blur without success. At this point, I'm not ...
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4answers
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Helvetica Neue Equivalent on Google Fonts?

Does anybody know a font on Google Fonts that is very similar to Helvetica Neue?
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26 views

Possible to perfectly centre rotation point to art board in Illustrator CC

I'd like to centre the point of rotation to the dead centre of the art board. Is this possible
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2answers
119 views

Creating an action or script for pasting thumbnails into canvas

I have series of thumbnail images, many of them are 52 x 70 and I want to create an action or a script that would do the following: paste each one onto a canvas of 72x72 black save each one for web ...
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Using After Effects for post processing

Should I use After Effects to composite and post process my blender animation If yes where can I learn how to do this. I intend to make a blender animation and instead of compositing it there, ...
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0answers
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Corner-aligned dashes in Photoshop

There's a nice option in Illustrator which lets you have corners of dashed boundaries to be evenly aligned. http://tv.adobe.com/watch/learn-illustrator-cs5/creating-corneraligned-dashed-lines/ Is ...

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