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How do you tell where your cursor is when using a Wacom tablet?

I'm considering purchasing a tablet with no screen that connects to your monitor. Questions like this explained that this is no problem because after all, you don't need to look at your mousepad to ...
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InDesign Double sided printing

I hope someone can help me. I designed a 4 page front and back card sized to 5x4 for a client. They want to print it front and back. I have the pages set up to printer spreads sized at 5x4. The pages ...
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Vector Mask in Photoshop

If I have a layer with a vector mask. I would like to liquify the vector mask so I can save the path again after the liquify. Can I apply the liquify filter on the vector mask? How?
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Photoshop vector mask

I have a path and I would like to liquify the image and I want to apply it also on the path. I know that there is a way to do that with the vector mask but I can't seem to remember it. Can you ...
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Pantone new 210 colors will not install in my color picker in photoshop

Pantone company can not help me install the new 210 colors into my Photoshop color picker please help
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How to create/draw stick figure vector art

I'm new to graphic design and I want to create stick figure vector art, the kind you find on most start-up websites, that looks neat and professional. However, I have no clue on where to get started. ...
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How to get started illustrating children's books?

I need some very beginner advice. I have written several children's books and I want to illustrate them myself using my photos and photos of mixed media embroidery I make using thread, fabric, beads ...
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ASCII box-drawing characters as PNG images?

I'm looking to acquire PNG versions of ASCII's box-drawing characters. ╣ ║ ╗ ╝ ╚ ╔ ╩ ╦ ╠ ═ ╬ Ideally the black lines would extend to the edge of the image and the background ...
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Delete path from other paths - Illustrator

So I have been trying to delete a path from other paths. I have looked around and tried pathfinding, clipping masks, expanding, knockout layers... It looks like a simple thing, but I just can't figure ...
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1answer
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InDesign interactive PDF scale slider options?

Is there a way to create a scale slider(button as an interactive PDF within inDesign. I know about the general buttons, radios, and text fields but can't seem to find anything on creating a scale to ...
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1answer
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How to convey the concept of “Clear Communication” with an icon or simple illustration

A client is requesting that I illustrate a concept for a brochure. The literal verbiage that was provided to me was "Be Intentional and Transparent In Our Communications & Decision-making." It's ...
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1answer
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How can one ensure that the style guide is maintained and used?

How can one ensure that the style guide is maintained and used? I'm specifically working with UX styleguides.
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Logic behind displacement of notches when avoiding inverse trapping artefacts in SVG

I have a question that is based on the GD@SE question, "Is there a reason Hillary Clinton's logo has hidden notches?". Like that questions, this question is purely about graphic design and not ...
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How to automatically Update place linked file without switching to photoshop ?

I know How to update "place linked..." file in Photoshop CC. I have placed illustrator file as a place linked file in Photoshop. "Place Linked" automatically updates when i save illustrator file but ...
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Recover unsaved illustrator file Cs6 on macbook [on hold]

My illustrator program just suddenly crashed. I didn't save for 4 hours (I know that I'm stupid, but the file's so big that it takes 5 min, and I haven't got the patience). Is there any chance that I ...
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1answer
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Tool to compare designs

I am looking for a tool (not Software / Programm) to compare corporate designs consisting of colors, fonts, logo and lines etc. I have something in mind like a onepager / card / palette with a ...
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1answer
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InDesign: Create changeable “Profile Pages” from template

I want to create a yearbook for my school with Profile-Templates (think about a Facebook profile). Let's assume i have 3 of these Profile-Templates. All contain various graphics, styles and ...
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1answer
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Is there any difference between a font converted for web and TypeKit

Let's say I want to use Helvetica Neue on my website. One solution is to convert the font for web use with websites which transforms the fonts through @font-face css property. Other solution is to ...
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Is it possible to draw on multiple video frames at once in Photoshop CS6?

I was hoping CS6 and updates would allow editing on all frames. I have imported a green screen video of angel wings (approx 100 frames). The tip of the wings needs to be modified and changed to a ...
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Indesign cs5.5 says it has stopped working

I have spent a month on designing a report in Indesign and suddenly it said it has stopped working. whenever I open the file the same dialogue box appears and the program ends after I close the ...
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2answers
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Removing text in an image

So I've got this image and I'd like to be able to remove the text so that it's just a picture of the banner. I don't know of any 'advanced techniques' so to speak, so what I have tried so far is ...
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1answer
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What is the double arrow cursor in photoshop?

What is the double arrow cursor in Photoshop? What hotkey switches to it? I'm getting this cursor by accident while using the brush tool and hitting "step backward". Surprisingly, Google for "...
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1answer
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Are there fonts whose licence allows me to edit them and then resell the edited version?

I am looking for a way to start from a base font and create another font from it, that I could eventually resell. The edits would be rather heavy but the shape could remain. I would like to know if ...
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How do I keep the photograph intact while stretching it so it becomes a full width image?

I have an image I want to use, for example: And I want to keep the entirety of the photo intact, but use it as a full width as in the full width of the current screen image. How would I achieve ...
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1answer
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Why does the whole Layer fill in when i try to fill in a section on Gimp?

I'm trying to do this texture for imvu but everytime I try to fill in this one section it fills in the whole layer can you please help me? (this is before i pressed cntrl ,) this is after I ...
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Scaling part of shape after moving reference point creates separate path

Why is it that in Illustrator, scaling part of a shape (with only some of the shape's anchor points selected), after having moved the reference point, creates a new, separate path? Please see example ...
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rotation target and illustrator actions

I'm building a set of actions to help myself create pie charts, one segment create a line segment at a certain point (from the artboard center out), and the attempts to rotate it around the same point ...
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1answer
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How to use a shape as a vector mask?

My goal is a rectangular vector mask that I can freely resize without resizing the masked layer, but I'm confused about the interplay between shapes and vector masks: I can't figure out how to ...
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i don'ts see make frame from layers option in my timeline menu

I'm trying to make an animated gif from two still images. However, I do not have a make new frame fro each new layer option, even grayed out. On my computer at home I did not have this problem. Only ...
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1answer
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How to distort an object into a circular shape

So I have a bone cartoon image. I am trying to make it into a dog collar. For my purposes, I don't need to know how to fit it around a dog, but just how to curve it so it looks like a dog collar. If ...
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1answer
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Preview how images scale on InDesign

I used to be able to see "live" how an image was scaling when I was changing its size. Now in the CC version I only see the resulting size when I end the process. How can I change to the previous ...
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Is there any active graphic design community for sharing my designs and layouts and getting feedback? [duplicate]

I'm a budding graphic designer and as a student, the first and foremost thing I need is hard criticism, feedback, and praise -- when appropriate. However, most of my friends are into animation or ...
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1answer
23 views

Why did black lines appear on my image cr ated by pen tool?

Why does my image have black lines? This is created using pen tool and I'm using Illustrator.
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1answer
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Printing multiple files on one page with Illustrator?

I have made a template for a small sign that will label cafe foods, but I can't find the best solution to print more than one sign on a page. The signs are about 3 by 2 inches, and I'd love to fill a ...
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Pencil Size On Gimp 2.8.4 [duplicate]

I'm having some troubles is gimp 2.8.4. My pencil size is HUGE and I NEED it to be 1 pixel, because i am modding. Can anybody take me through a step by step tutorial? By the way, I am on a MacBook Air ...
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transferring text to T shirts

In making T shirts, if I print the text to transfer paper, it always has the white background of the paper. I want the print only to show up on my shirt. How do I do this?
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1answer
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Blurred, bad quality logo

I'm working on logo design in adobe illustrator. It's typography with border and I have problem. When I export it do png or jpg in small size it looks blurry and overall bad. I'm working on pixel ...
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1answer
36 views

InDesign EPUB lazy loading

I'm building an 80 page, fixed layout, image heavy EPUB for a client. When exported as a low quality PDF in its current form (A3 design from InDesign), the PDF total size is around: 500MB. The EPUB ...
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1answer
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Problem with creating new document with very large size [duplicate]

i need to create banner >> Height : 90 CM Width : 2000 Cm How Can i create This Size :S
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1answer
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While aligning objects in Adobe Flash how to decide what object moves?

So this is a problem that should be easily solved but I'm having a hard time figuring this out in flash. When I align two objects I just want one of them to move while the other remains stationary, ...
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Applying a Paragraph Style to a threaded text frame

When an Object Style that contains a Paragraph Style is applied to a text frame that is threaded, the Paragraph Style is not applied. This is expected behavior. Is there any way around this, or an ...
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1answer
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Alternative to offset path for increasing/decreasing width of incomplete circular shape

I am wondering if there is a more efficient way to increase/decrease the width of a an incomplete circular shape (1/4, 1/2 or 3/4 circle or sphere) other than by using the 'Offset Path' command and ...
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0answers
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How does one generate a unique texture coordinate for every vertex in 3ds Max?

Rather than creating a texture and then applying it to an editable mesh in 3ds Max, I'm tasking myself with creating a texture after the creation of the mesh. My goal is to put myself in the "shoes" ...
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1answer
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Creating old neon advertisement

Good day everyone. I am trying hard to create a high resolution computer made image of an old German "Plaste und Elaste" neon advertisement (see below). After thinking a lot, the way to go I have ...
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1answer
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Resorces and/or strategies for improving?

I have been working as a graphic designer for roughly 2 years at my local newspaper, I trained under the previous designer who taught me everything I needed to know for the job at hand. Problem is im ...
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How to convert an animated PSD to a still-image PSD?

I have a Photoshop document that I used to create an animated GIF. I want to save a copy of this animated PSD as another PSD, preserving my clipping path but dropping my animation. I'm able to ...
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0answers
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Just need to bold and touch up scanned signatures and logos

Had a program called SLED from VSsoftware (Aristotle?) that converted vector graphics to fonts. It had a very basic editing program to crop, scale, bold check signatures and logos (all b&w) and ...
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Why are there significant differences in file sizes despite the same format and approximate pixel counts?

I'm not entirely sure this is the right community for this question but it doesn't seem to fit anywhere else. I also don't see any similar questions. Image one, image two. I've included the DropBox ...

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