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Is the use of a QR code worth the space it requires?

I recently had a discussion with a client. He asked me if I felt a QR code on a marketing piece would be beneficial. I asked him, "What would the code contain? What information would the code ...
0
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1answer
19 views

Snapping to grid while using smart guides

Here it says I can't use snap to grid and smart guides at the same time: Note: When Snap To Grid or Pixel Preview is turned on, you cannot use Smart Guides (even if the menu command is ...
3
votes
2answers
35 views

Why does fade in/out animation stop working after animation is exported from After Effects

I've created a simple animation where I have four images (bits of steam) that fade in then out in sequence (shown below). This works fine until I export the animation out and convert it to a gif. As ...
2
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2answers
299 views

Using 72 dpi barcode on the package

The client has sent me barcode in 72 dpi (233x82 px, JPG file) The package design project in Illustrator is 300 dpi. I don't know if I place 72dpi barcode in it, would it print well enough to scan ...
0
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1answer
31 views

How to warp image as if it were a cloth in real life?

I have an image, and each pixel is unique color. What I want to do is warp the image as if it were a cloth on a flat surface (no crumples/folds) and the cursor is my hand. I want to be able to pinch a ...
6
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3answers
274 views

Final size in Illustrator CS4 masked images

How do I find out the exact size of a graphic or image after it has a clipping mask applied in Illustrator? When you just select the image or do Ctrl+A it shows the entire image size(including the ...
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2answers
365 views

Is there a way to swap objects in Photoshop?

In Photoshop CS6 I have a lot of (smart) objects perfectly spaced out but in the wrong order. All the objects are the same size. Is there a way to swap the location of a object with another one? ...
0
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2answers
99 views

I want to draw straight lines but can't figure how to give them a stroke

I am new to Inkscape. I want to draw simple straight lines horizontally & vertically but cannot figure out how to give them a stroke. They simply disappear. Wasted enough time trying to figure it ...
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1answer
30 views

Need to construct Tables With Column Headings Printed Sideways [on hold]

Constructing a table with column headings printed sideways seems like it would be a standard option with any software that can produce tables. Yet I have not been able to find such an animal ...
0
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0answers
22 views

what are the other tools available for editing eps files other than Illustrator?

I made a vector logo using Illustrator cs6 in my office, but when I returned back to my home to work on it on Inkscape, it shows nothing, showing the error-- the file is not supported! to solve this ...
2
votes
1answer
517 views

Accidentally deleted my custom color palette and need to retrieve it

I work in CorelDraw CS2 on a PC and just accidentally deleted my color palette on the right side of my project page. It has all custom colors I've added over the years for projects and is actually a ...
1
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1answer
2k views

How to edit eps file in Photoshop?

I am making logos in Inkscape for sale. I don't own Illustrator and I just purchased Photoshop, no skills with that one. I have a customer who wants to know if she can edit the logo in photoshop? I ...
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0answers
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How to compress a 30MB file of .psd to below 10MB file in .ai or .eps format?

I've been searching for a solution to this problem for a long time: How to compress a 30MB file of .psd to below 10MB file in .ai or .eps format? can anyone help me here? plz also cite your ...
2
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3answers
624 views

Does a gaussian blur applied in illustrator stay vector?

Curious if this is appropriate for resizing, alpha transparency, etc.
0
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1answer
72 views

How I convert Color Balance in Photoshop from CMY to RGB?

I'm a total, utter, complete loss here. Basically we're making a photo filters app for iOS I have created several filters in Photoshop and every one of them uses color balance. The programming ...
1
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1answer
86 views

How auto-preview as a value changes in Adobe Photoshop CC?

For example, if I try to change the color of a text object it only updates the color of the text when I release mouse button. Similarly, when I am changing the opacity, it updates the new graphic only ...
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votes
1answer
34 views

What font is used in the Purism logo? [on hold]

I'm trying to make a parody logo, and would like to know what font is used for it (link), or something similar that you guys could suggest.
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0answers
27 views

I want to learn how to design for websites [on hold]

I want to learn about flat design and material design and do some nice websites. I will appreciate all advices and material you can give me. thank you very much.
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0answers
25 views

(New Technology) 3D publicity panel without glasses [on hold]

3D publicity panel with natural light without glasses. Looking for a development association that helps in the first step of the project or a company in the domain to work with them ?
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0answers
10 views

CorelDraw Macro

Im a Designer, trying to streamline and optimize my workflow, I love that Corel has a VBA background and I would like to utilize this as best i can, but im a designer not a coder. and i cannot, for ...
3
votes
3answers
262 views

Create pdf with external images

I wan't to create a pdf ready for print with an external logo file so that we can easily print many versions of the same pdf with different logos. Is anyone aware of any way you can keep an image ...
0
votes
1answer
769 views

CorelDraw range of page numbering

How can I set auto page numbering in CorelDraw. I know there is some macro to do this. But how do I do it for range of pages. Say I do not need page numbering for a Brochure cover and back pages. ...
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3answers
523 views

How can I combine two colored textures so that the final image is blended to match a specific lighting setup

I have been working on using Blender Cycles to bake textures but it renders very slowly so I have to render at low resolutions. This is fine for the indirect diffuse lighting but really makes a mess ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Colour difference between Ai file print and PDF file print

I am launching an online stationery business whereby I design stationery for clients who can print the products in their home or at a printers (My remote locate means that I am unable to offer the ...
3
votes
3answers
14k views

With Photoshop CS5, how do you retain original size of an image dropped as a file into an open document?

If I'm working on a document in Photoshop and I want to drop in an image by dragging the file from Windows explorer into the open Photoshop document, I can do that. It inserts the dropped image in a ...
1
vote
1answer
658 views

Import/export clipping path only from Photoshop?

I'm working with another designer and we exchange PSD's where we both create clipping masks for objects in the photograph. As the files are quite big, I was wondering if there is a way to only ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

show multiple camera perspectives in Google Sketchup

I do a lot of work in both Cinema4D and Google Sketchup, and because of the variety of work I do in both software, I love Cinema4Ds feature of displaying not only just one camera perspective, but 3 or ...
0
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2answers
31 views

Alternative to Photoshop that can handle smart objects [duplicate]

I would like to edit a simple PSD with a smart object like this one. I only need to replace the smart object with a screenshot of an app and export the image as a PNG or JPG. Is there an alternative ...
0
votes
1answer
181 views

Add column break and space to using paragraph using styles

I'm going to design a fairly large festival programme and wish to make use of XML to ease the process. But I need to be able to make column break after each entry, and also add spacing after certain ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Reduce BMP file size without losing quality

The input file format is BMP. The required output format is BMP. I do not want a reduction of size or quality, but I want to reduce the file size. How is it possible?
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votes
0answers
19 views

How to delete extra contour?

I have this , and want to delete all contour that emerge figures abroad UDPDATE : Here its
-1
votes
0answers
5 views

How to convert all groups into smart objects photoshop 2014.2.1

How to convert all groups into smart objects photoshop 2014.2.1 Here image of my groups I want to convert all of them into smart objects as a batch not 1 by 1 :D
6
votes
1answer
330 views

How to render text pixel-perfectly with subpixel antialising with Illustrator?

I'm exporting a document to raster image with Illustrator and get this result: But I want to get this quality: It lookes more pixel-perfect and thin then the Illustrator's render. How do I setup ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

InDesign master pages and modifying placeholder text style

I have a master page set up in my book and it has a text box to act as placeholder text. This is to be common headers used throughout the book. All I want to do is to reduce the font size, but ...
3
votes
2answers
492 views

Long Shadow Effect in SVG for Web

Basically I'm wondering if anyone has any ideas on how to efficiently get a long shadow effect with an SVG: Example Image My three ideas on how this might be possible: Hella detailed gradient map, ...
0
votes
2answers
766 views

Illustrator: “the selection contains objects which can't be distorted”-error

I am trying to make a distort effect in illustrator. I use the white arrow, the direct selection tool, I cannot get it to work. I get an error message: "the selection contains objects which can't ...
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votes
0answers
14 views

How to make Indesign connect Gujarati characters?

I am using Indesign of CS6. Recently when I try to type our local language "Gujarati" via Google Input tools ,Typed text not showing "Joint word" correctly. like this Same problem with photoshop ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Blender Array modifier [migrated]

I'm working on som abstract art in blender, and therefor I want to use the array modifier. The problem is that I want to make som displacment in the object that im editing. See thhe picure below: ...
4
votes
1answer
804 views

Is there an automated, configurable way to organize many layers into a sprite sheet grid with exact pixel coordinates in Photoshop?

I have a huge grid of icons that need to be positioned so that I can write sprites out of them after I'm done. Right now, I have so many layers, it'd take me forever to click on each one ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Which photoshop tools/methods can ease the trouble of creating intricate lines in a design? [on hold]

Do you have any tips & tricks to design complicated shapes using a series of single connecting lines of varying length and direction in Photoshop? Here is an example. Pixel precision is needed of ...
1
vote
2answers
109 views

Is it possible to retain effects when saving Illustrator files for older versions?

I am working in Illustrator CC, but my printer needs the files saved back to ai version 6. Doing this embeds the effects, such as drop shadows. Is there a way to work around this other than keep 2 ...
1
vote
3answers
297 views

How can I improve colors in my smartphone 2D game?

I just finished developing a game for Windows Phone 8, and now I'm searching for some optimization. In particular, since I don't understand much about graphics design, I payed a guy to make me ...
-1
votes
0answers
33 views

How can I use photoshop to design a scenic photo inlaid with subtle chevron shapes as shown in this magazine cover? [on hold]

I am trying to achieve an effect similar to the one in the picture of the magazine below using photoshop. Any ideas or tutorial for a similar effect? I would also like to know what it is called, if ...
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votes
0answers
27 views

How do I seamlessly Insert animated .gif into image using gimp [on hold]

So, I was adding a gif into a still image using GIMP and all was fine until I noticed that everytime when the gif loops, it glitches or refreshes before starting over. How do I make the looping ...
0
votes
1answer
535 views

iBooks author customize template: change section's title color

I'm trying to build an iBook with iBooks Author on my Mac customizing the "Contemporary" template. The point is when I switch the view mode from landscape to portrait Tte section title color is red ...
1
vote
1answer
361 views

SVG exported to EMF loses precision, but exported as PNG looks fine

I am Windows desktop programmer that needs to convert certain SVG into EMF in order to use it for programming. My graphics design skills are at beginner level, but I have managed to convert SVG file ...
0
votes
1answer
143 views

Why is color appearing different between pieces designed for print?

I have recently designed an A5 leaflet in Photoshop and a Standard Business Card in Illustrator for print (Working CMYK). I have saved both documents as PDFs and have tried using several of Adobe's ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

How do I change color of an image element in Photoshop?

I am trying to change the color of the blue ring around the devil from royal blue to white. I keep receiving a message that says You can not use the Color Replacement tool because it does not work ...
2
votes
0answers
29 views

Line Height of Font

I am designing my own font with Type 3.2. I have exported the font as an .otf and it is working well. However, for some reason the line height seems to work differently with my new font than the ...
-2
votes
0answers
25 views

When to get a new laptop [on hold]

Backstory: I'm a senior year graphic design student, working internships and going to school. Laptop: 2011 macbook pro. I've traveled with it quite a bit, and its showing its age. The keypad is going ...

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