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Illustrator - action to adjust line weight

I'm unable to get an action to open the file/select all/adjust line weight/save/close. (for example - .48 to .25) The process works - but the results are the original line weight. Is there a ...
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1answer
57 views

Acrobat: Font changes on paste

Using Acrobat Pro CS2, I observe strange behavior to text when pasting a certain diagram exported from Excel as PDF into the current document. This issue concerns the text already in the document, not ...
0
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1answer
21 views

filters don't work on a certain image

I found a PNG pixelated image on the net (16*16) and under the "Filters" blur effect are grayed out and unclickable. Even when I size it up it still doesn't get blurred (which happens by default). I'm ...
3
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3answers
333 views

Output knobs from Altium 3DS as “filmstrip” image array

I'm a project manager coordinating development of audio plugin software. Our GUI designer is using Altium 3DS to build a 3D photo-realistic GUI, and will then output images from there for the software ...
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1answer
66 views

What's the typeface used in The Zero Theorem film?

Anyone recognize these fonts? I don't quite agree with what I'm getting from WhatTheFont.
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0answers
13 views

getting Hex value and HSB from an image [on hold]

i have 120 solid color Jpgs and i want to get the hex value and the hue, saturation and brightness of each image. I would like it to be in a excel doc as a final result but a jason string would be ...
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3answers
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What font style pairs well with geometric fonts and why?

It seems to me that geometric fonts pair well with most serif fonts and some humanist sans-serifs since they are of considerable contrast, but I don't have a lot of experience with them. Does anyone ...
0
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1answer
30 views

Add multiple pages throughout of an InDesign file?

I have an InDesign document with 50 pages. I would like to add a new page after each existing page for a new total of 100 pages. Is there a quick way to do this? Thank you!
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1answer
18 views

ILLUSTRATOR: Pattern Brush Doesn't Keep Original Shape

Adobe Illustrator: I created a circle (using the shape tool and while holding down shift), and turned it into a pattern brush. Then I applied that pattern brush to another circle with the intent of ...
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0answers
13 views

InDesign Caption for figure and table: Numbering does not automaticlly update

I use captions for figures in InDesign and the number is automatically inserted. However, when I put a new figure between two old figures (eg. Figure 1 and Figure 2), the number is still continuous ...
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0answers
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Text updated from MS Word turned green and underlined in InDesign [on hold]

I linked Word documents in InDesign and created various paragraph styles for the text. Then I modified my Word documents and updated in InDesign, but no matter how I changed paragraph style, the text ...
0
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1answer
42 views

Transparent PNG has white edges when Saving for Web from Illustrator CC [on hold]

I am making circle icon pngs with transparent backgrounds. I keep having the problem where it looks perfectly fine until I try to Save for Web and they export with white halo edges. Image in ...
0
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1answer
102 views

Creating outline using extendscript distorts text

I believe this is an Illustrator issue and not a coding issue therefore I'm posting it here. I have this script that does a few things to my documents including outlining the text (then saving as a ...
0
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1answer
28 views

How do I use Color Dodge and where do I find it? [on hold]

I was going to do a filter but when I searched it I found that I needed Color Dodge. How do I get to it and what does it do exactly?
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6answers
1k views

Which modern software is a decent successor / replacement for Fireworks?

Just to give a little context, I have a background as a design-savvy developer (not a developer-savvy designer). I worked at an agency many years ago. I've been out of the design game for about 3 ...
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0answers
18 views

How to make this kind of an image? [duplicate]

I was wondering how can you make the following kinds of cool images (original scale: http://el-locko.deviantart.com/art/Breaking-the-Habit-155711042):
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2answers
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Facebook “Like Button” Typeface Options

When you ask Facebook for code to put a "Like" button on your website, you are given a choice of these typefaces: arial, lucida grande, segoe ui, tahoma, trebuchet ms, and verdana. Given that they are ...
2
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2answers
98 views

How to create a fade to transparent gradient effect in Illustrator?

The black gradient effect that is placed in front of the pattern but behind the text is what I'm looking to achieve. I've tried creating a black to transparent gradient but can't the nice blur/fade ...
0
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2answers
106 views

How to Save .svg in Illustrator so it shows right on Adroid?

I am trying to create a .svg image for Android devices, but it is not visible clearly in the device. How should I save the file from Adobe Illustrator and how can I optimise the file?
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0answers
26 views

Save multiple objects from vector file to separate files using Inkscape/OS/Freeware

I have a downloaded vector file (AI format). The file contains simple vector images of various dog breeds. I've loaded the file in inkscape,ungrouped them and would like a way to save out each dog ...
0
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1answer
14 views

Selecting Objects in the graphic without having to select the layer first [on hold]

In previous versions of Photoshop, I was able to select (with my mouse) objects within a graphics, where I could click and then drag the object where I want to move it. Now I have to select the layer ...
0
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1answer
25 views

Ergonomic standards to design UI [on hold]

I want to build a UI application that visualize/display the analysed tire machine data. The UI application is supposed to be for tablets. However, before I build the application, I am supposed to look ...
2
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1answer
234 views

Why can't I edit text in Illustrator files from China, and how can I help it?

I am working with a packaging manufacturer in China. I create the files using Illustrator cs6 but after they make adjustments to my files and send the file back to me, I can't edit the text like I ...
5
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4answers
3k views

Ticketing/Project Management/Collaborative Software for Graphic Design

I manage our company's in-house graphic design. We have a lot of requests that are very simple (ie, ad-resizing, simple web banners, logo-adjustments, etc) and a number of requests that are complex ...
0
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2answers
61 views

Most efficient way to adapt current mockups to different devices and resolutions

Ok, so I've completed about 90 screens of mockups in Photoshop for an app. The mockups are done for iPhone 5 / iOS7 (640px by 1136px). Everything is calculated to pixel-perfection. Now, management ...
0
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1answer
24 views

Indesign: Exporting page with image overlaid with text to ePub

I am trying to export the following layout to ePub: As you can see there are following components to the layout: Chapter number Chapter title Circle with inline and curveline text Body text ...
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3answers
62 views

Fill a vector path in Photoshop CS5 without pixelated edges

I've created a smooth path around an image that I'd like to vectorize. Now I'd like to fill that path to make it a solid with smooth edges. I created a new layer I selected the path and the new ...
3
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2answers
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How to create a 3D layer explosion/expansion in Photoshop?

I need to depict a bunch of layers of an image similar to this: What is this style called? Is there any photoshop plugins that can automatically create this kind of view?
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1answer
49 views

Relink images in Indesign

I have created a template in Indesign and it is for a wedding card. My client have 52 colors and he want to show his 52 colors in this template. So document have 52 links. This is for only 1 card ...
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1answer
25 views

Looking for Quosm font free alternative? [on hold]

I need asap alternative to Quosm font / regular. It needs to be free for personal or commercial use. I only need numbers to be the "same". Anyone know of a good one? Regards, Rok
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1answer
56 views

What is this effect called? It has soft rectangular boxes

I recently saw this pattern on a website that I really like. I am hoping to learn how to replicate this on my free time. 1) At the minimum, I need a name for patterns like this. I will google to see ...
2
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3answers
231 views

record action to change layer style using foreground color

how to, if possible, record an action that sets the current color overlay (layer style) to the foreground color? Meaning, adding a layer style of type color overlay with the foreground color (without ...
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2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
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1answer
2k views

CorelDraw: problems converting to curves text with embedded graphics.

In CorelDraw it is possible to insert arbitrary graphics (raster or vector) right into line of text by copy-pasting object into it. It is useful sometimes since this embedded object will be scaled ...
3
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5answers
327 views

How to optimize images to improve pagespeeds / webpage loading times?

This is almost a StackOverflow question, however it's completely related to Photoshop and other tools. With every Pagespeed test I do for all my website I get the comment "Optimize images by lossless ...
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0answers
14 views

When creating a new file from a template, can you name the file before you open the template? [on hold]

When I create a new file from a template in Illustrator, I want the file to already be named, instead of having to do 'save as,' is this possible?
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1answer
74 views

Why are my corners “inside-out” in Illustrator?

There are 2 big things I don't get about this image (two identical paths in Illustrator, one of which is reflected, with a pretty simple brush applied to them both in order to highlight the issue) ...
9
votes
4answers
8k views

Is designing/drawing characters and backgrounds for video games a part of graphic design?

I want to work as a designer of videogame characters and backgrounds, but I don't know if there is such a job, or what it is called (illustration, graphic design, concept design?). I am about to go ...
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1answer
192 views

How create such amazingly smooth grain with gradient like this? [duplicate]

Is it made in Photoshop or illustrator? I tried many way but can't reach this smooth level
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4answers
199 views

How to save text in Photoshop and open it in Illustrator without pixellation

I want to do silkscreen printing. I have done all the labels with Photoshop and saved as PDF. But, my printer said it is very blurry. I need to use Illustrator. So, if I have already done my label ...
6
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2answers
10k views

Gimp Pasted Layer Move Tool

What I want to do is paste a picture to a new gimp file. I have the background layer and when I paste it puts it into the floating selection like expected. I found that I'm supposed to turn it into a ...
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votes
3answers
37 views

Stop a line (stroke) on the edge of a triangle

I want to stop these lines right on the edge. I'm using Adobe Illustrator CS6, I'm fairly new to Illustrator so please be specific.
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2answers
115 views

Text imported from Freehand

I have an old Freehand file I have imported to Illustrator cs4 and then open and save with Illustrator cs6. In Illustrator cs6 most of the text boxes have problems. The text overflows the text ...
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votes
0answers
22 views

How do you make skewed graphics like this [duplicate]

How are these flat skewed graphics done? Illustrator? Photoshop?
0
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0answers
8 views

Combining text from 2 boxes (2 lines) in a pdf form into 1 box (line)

in acrobat pro how do you combine text info from 2 different places in a form to 1 box in a pdf form - like below, where the 1st page of the form has 2 lines: (address) (City, State, Zip) then the ...
0
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0answers
15 views

rendering revit walkthrough quickly on Amazon aws [on hold]

I want to make a walkthrough in revit that is rendered. It will take several days on my computer. How would I go about using the cloud to throw more processors at it? I know with 3ds Max I can use ...
0
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1answer
32 views

Bullet List Override

I can't seem to create a Bulleted List in InDesign CC where the first line is not bulleted and do it as a Paragraph Style. I have a whole bunch of blocks of bulleted text which are basically menus. ...
9
votes
4answers
3k views

Readability and appeal of justified text

If I write a document that I have to hand in to somebody (a report, summary, draft, whatever) I usually justify the text because it seems more appealing (at least to me) if it all finishes at the same ...
1
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1answer
54 views

How can I recreate this effect in GIMP? Blue/white color conversion

Here is the image: The best way I can describe it is converting the image to a black/white scale (heavy white) and making all instances of black==blue.That was how I approached it when trying to ...
4
votes
5answers
46k views

Why are all my colors dull in Illustrator CS6?

I just installed Creative Suite 6 on my computer. I was working on some artwork for a client in Illustrator and having a hard time getting the right colors. I noticed they were all very dull. So I did ...

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