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What are these birds eye view stock photos called and where can I find them?

I am trying to find pictures of the birds eye view images above, such as the book, stapler, pencil, and hand.
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5answers
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How would I go about printing on plastic sheets?

I have a laser printer, and I wish to print onto plastic sheets for creating boxes to hold playing cards. How would one go about the printing process, or is it even possible? What plastic should I use?...
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0answers
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Invoke 'Place PDF' dialogue to change options

Sometimes I have a two-page PDF (or an AI file with two artboards) and I want to Place both pages side-by-side in the same Illustrator project. Or perhaps I have page 1 Placed in my project and I'd ...
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1answer
37 views

InDesign corrupts imported excel-files. Win/Mac issue with character sets

I'm on a Mac, working on an InDesign-file. I get some xlsx-files with numbers in them, and when I place them into my document, all spaces are replaced with an 'Ê'. I'm thinking this is some issue with ...
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0answers
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4 color separation on black shirts

I have art set up for a 4 color process print, but it on going on black shirts. The art itself is a picture of a nebula so it has a lot of subtle details in it. I am using Film Maker ver 4 for the ...
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1answer
29 views

Adobe Illustrator/inDesign/PS keyboard shortcuts to set selected swatch colour to White (or Black)

In doing design work I find I very regularly use the colours black and white specifically. Is there a keyboard shortcut to set the current selected swatch colour to White? and is there a similar one ...
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0answers
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After Effects particle playground - Is there any way for multiple walls to affect particle movement?

I have a simple 2d design of a stomach into which I am pouring water made up of particle playground particles. I am using a mask of the stomach designs interior to bounce the particles of the stomach ...
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1answer
37 views

bringing cad docs to photoshop

I am using auto-cad civil 3d 2016 and working on files with high mb's to be specific, i am working on preparing corridor for a railway alignment of 600 km in which i have to place contours, roads and ...
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1answer
21 views

How to choose the right color shades/tints for branding?

I’ve read a lot about color theoretical methods to pick a harmonic color palette (e.g. for branding), but I always wondered how to pick the corresponding shades and tints (see Google’s material design ...
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2answers
14k views

How can I remove an existing Gradient Mesh from an object in Adobe Illustrator?

I just messed up using the Gradient Mesh Tool in Adobe Illustrator. I want to start a brand new Gradient Mesh on the object I messed up on and don't want to delete the original shape. How can I ...
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0answers
7 views

Epub design: how to hide a video [on hold]

When a user clicks a button on my design, a video plays. But I don't want the video to SHOW until the button is clicked. The only way to do this is to be able to designate the video itself as a "...
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2answers
66 views

Create a Large Image (172500x172500) in Paint or Similar Program

I need to create a large image .png with a resolution of 172500 pixels by 172500 pixels. I am using the image as a geographical map with different colours representing different heights and features. ...
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0answers
10 views

Adobe Illustrator save as SVG error

I have created a file using vector shapes in illustrator and made a svg by clicking on save as > SVG > SVG 1.1 , using it for web app, 1st file which i have created works good and proper if opened ...
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1answer
117 views

How do you square fit an image like PicsArt does using GIMP or MS Paint?

PicsArt has a very nifty tool called square fit that adds a enlarged blurred layer of your image in a now squared background Example I'm not trained in Graphic Design in any way and I confess at ...
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1answer
251 views

Indesign CS5 No longer displaying section markers in Table of Contents

I'm working on a catalogue which has over time worked it's way up to 36 pages. I placed text boxes with Section Markers on the Master Page spread to use as the header for each page. I then created a ...
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2answers
519 views

How to make a given color a bit darker or lighter?

I have this picture: The arrows show two different colors but in fact they should be same color but a bit lighter or darker. I made this screen-shot of the application I make and the brownish ...
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1answer
10 views

What's a UK graphic design company's SIC code (Standard Industrial Classification) on Companies House?

Updating the details for my freelance design company online with UK's Companies House, I was asked to enter its SIC code (Standard Industrial Classification). Normally this would be: SIC Code ...
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PDF Printing protection

I have a client that wants to make a PDF available to download online through their own website but then also wants to add the condition to the document that it can only be printed once. Once its been ...
0
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1answer
57 views

Best way to design markers based on their 'hot' parameter

I'm creating a google map, with some custom markers on it. Each marker has a "hotness" parameter, and I would like to design those markers depending on this parameter. But I can't figure the best way ...
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0answers
11 views

Presenting too many items in one slide

I am creating a presentation and I have to list the following items: (Personal Information You Should Take Care Of): Full name Address Social Security number Date of birth Mother’s maiden name PIN ...
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1answer
97 views

How do I rotate a shape around a certain center, in increments smaller than 1 degree?

Using the Rotate tool, every rotation is in increments of 1 degree, but I want to rotate something 7.5 degrees. I can do this using Transform in the right pane, but then I can't pick a custom center ...
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0answers
29 views

Sketch plugin that extracts all text elements from a file

I'm looking for a plugin that extract all text elements (and content) from a Sketch file. I've tried searching for one online, but I haven't come across anything like it. Any suggestions?
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What is this dashed frame in Illustrator and how to delete it? [duplicate]

There is a dashed frame in my Illustrator, it adjusts automatically when I change the artboard. What is it and how do I delete it?
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1answer
37 views

How to recreate this type of gradient in the iOS 9 music logo?

I was wondering if anyone knew or could point to a tutorial of how to create this type of gradient. How is it done with three colors and with such a smooth transition between the colors without ...
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1answer
18 views

What is a good font for low resolution, black and white screen?

I'm looking for a good font to use on a small display (lower than 200x200px). The screen is black and white only, so I can't use anti-aliasing. I use several font sizes (between 14px and 24px), lower ...
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1answer
30 views

Photoshop artboard blending mode conflict

Whenever I try to blend an image to an artboard - i get the conflict shown below on artboard 3. However I started a new document with a transparent background and it blended properly as shown on ...
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1answer
194 views

What is the recommended way to export a logo from Sketch to Illustrator?

I've always been intimidated by Illustrator and it's pen tool to the point that I void using it. I usually do everything on Photoshop and then import to Illustrator to use the live trace feature ...
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1answer
24 views

Text of same font and font size is two pixels off of each other

So I was writing an email and I was copying text from an older email because I sent mistyped the address the first time. I wrote the first line of the email before copying the text and I was about to ...
3
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1answer
19 views

Outline Dashed Line Stroke: How to order objects?

I'm trying to use Outline Stroke on a dashed line but it creates a bunch of objects that cascade down to both sides, like so: Is there a way to make Outline Stroke follow one direction through the ...
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5answers
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How can I get illustrator to automatically clip the artboard to the vectorized objects size?

I just exported a shape from photoshop as a path and then filled it in illustrator. I now want to save the shape as an svg, or eps but I don't want to save all the excess whitespace around the object. ...
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0answers
12 views

Illustrator CS2/CS6 Pathfinder Cropping Problems

I used the pathfinder crop tool to crop the image shown on top in CS2 and CS6. I made the image using the transform effect and expanded the objects first. I wanted to make a pattern swatch out of it. ...
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0answers
13 views

Keyboard Shortcut to add a new Artboard in Illustrator

Is there a single shortcut to create a new artboard in Illustrator? If not how could I set one up?
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1answer
139 views

Removing Transparency from animated GIF

This admin image that I created for my website has some funky things going on. The white of the characters hair on the left isn’t there in photoshop and the white at the end before it loops the ...
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1answer
100 views

GIMP, match images based on shared point

I am not a graphics design person and I think I may be looking for the correct language to ask the question more than anything. I have two maps that I cannot get to match up (scales are incorrect or ...
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0answers
21 views
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1answer
172 views

Scaling SVG while preserving aspect ratio of embedded SVG

I am trying to build a map with a SVG. It should be possible to scale the whole map without keeping the aspect ration. However the aspect ratio of the markers should be preserved. Following SVG is ...
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0answers
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0
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1answer
468 views

Subtract Front Shape Photoshop CS6

I'm a beginner to photoshop but have grasped some basics from a ton of youtube videos, plus trial and error over countless hours! I created a logo from a circle using the subract front tool. Now ...
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1answer
346 views

How to add numbers to Adobe Illustrator anchor points?

You know the "connect the dots" books for children where you connect the dots from 1 to 100 and a picture becomes visible? I would love to do the same in Adobe Illustrator. Is there a way (with any ...
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6answers
659 views

Are logo design contests considered “spec” work and what are the pros and cons of participating as a designer?

I know logo design contests and the whole "spec" work issue is a controversial subject. As a designer given the AIGA's position on spec work what are the pros and cons of entering such contests?
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1answer
163 views

Object dimensions change after filling with the Shape Builder Tool/Paint Bucket Tool

I already wrote in Adobe forum about this issue (https://forums.adobe.com/message/8339546#8339546) and tried all suggestions to solve this problem, but still nothing… I will try to explain my problem ...
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2answers
29 views

In Inkscape, how can I automatically generate lines (connections) between every single object?

I created about one hundred randomly scattered circles. Now I want every single one of them connected by a line, depending on how far the circles are away from each other. In other words, if a single ...
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1answer
90 views

Convert Clipped Item Into Normal Path In Inkscape?

I created a demi-circle with the clipping feature, but it shows up as a group of two items. Like this: But i just want a normal path, could i do this anyway?
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4answers
25k views

How to make a font thinner?

This font looks like a "thin" Open Sans, how they do it? Or maybe it's a different font?
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1answer
24 views

Why is print different from Corel X5 than from PDF - Same file

I have Corel Draw X5 and I have some files which print differently from Corel and the PDF which was created by the same Corel program. I am not worried about the screen look but they do all look the ...
3
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1answer
15k views

Unable to ungroup objects in Adobe Illustrator

I have adoped an Adobe Illustrator document that I need to work with. The changes I need to make were just some very basic text changes (or so I thought). It turns out that every letter/intricate ...
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0answers
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Photoshop CS6 filters rendering white image [migrated]

I just opened a photo (.tif file) in Photoshop CS6, tried some filters from the filter gallery, saved as .psd, closed the file. The filters were rendering as expected. I re-opened the same file, and ...
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0answers
18 views

Set same skew on photoshop

How to set same skew of image A on image B? I need the image B are on the same format as the image A. Its possible clone the skew?
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2answers
2k views

How to import SVG icons to Sketch so that they don't overlap and placed in order?

I've downloaded an icon set which has a folder containing SVG icons. When I select and drag the SVG files into Sketch, all icons are placed very close to each others so I'm ordering all of them by ...
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1answer
37 views

Combine seperate R, G & B images into the correctly coloured image?

The game in question is Toy Story 2 from 2003 I'm not too sure about how it's rendered. Other than I believe the game converts .raw files to .bmp As you can see from the above images, all three use ...

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