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14 views

How to use Material icons for designing mockups in inDesign?

I'm trying to use Google's Material Icons for a mockup design with inDesign but am getting a strange issue where a bunch of black boxes appear behind the icon, the usual 'missing character' symbol: ...
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What is the best way to export an artwork in Illustrator?

I have 18 artworks in an .eps file. I wonder what is the best way to extract/export one of those artwork into a .png/.jpg ? Example I'm not sure if this possible, but is there a way to ...
3
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2answers
146 views

What are the best dimensions for creating a cover imge for an Amazon Kindle?

According the Amazon's guidelines, a the ideal size for an Amazon Kindle cover image is as follows: For best quality, your image would be 2820 pixels on the shortest side and 4500 pixels on the ...
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0answers
15 views

how to save a cropped gif in photoshop cs6 [on hold]

After cropping the gif image, I saved it as .gif file of course. But when I tried uploading it online the cropped gif isn't working. How do I save it?
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26 views

Looking for the font name [on hold]

I am looking for this font, but I do not know the name of the font.
4
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4answers
90 views

How to determine the “native” size of a bitmapped font?

I have a couple of bitmapped fonts in the form of *.dfont files. I would like to find out the "native" size(s) for these fonts. By "native" I mean the sizes (in points) of the bitmaps themselves, ...
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27 views

illustrator direct selection tool moving path leaves lines [on hold]

When i use direct selection, selecting 2 angle of the shape and moving path, it leaves lines. BUG?
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1answer
1k views

Can I stop Photoshop from asking for interlaced option when saving a PNG format?

I never want my PNGs to be interlaced. So I wish I could set a bunch of option defaults in the application so that I am saving time when outputting a lot of images as PNG over the course of a day ...
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1answer
41 views

Is there a way to update PSD files in Fireworks?

Is there a way to update the PSD file that I'm using in Fireworks? I'm slicing and making some action in Fireworks, but I have to change and add elements and layer in my Photoshop document. Is there a ...
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1answer
26 views

How to do the shape borders like this in the image attached

I'm going to create something similar. Circles can be made very easily. Color Gradient can be applied easily. Shadows are left-hand play. But, there is something different about the edges of ...
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1answer
155 views

Limited pixel values in layer effects and styles (Photoshop)

Some layer effects and styles in Photoshop have pixel settings. The problem appears when you want to scale your design. For example, in Bevel and Emboss you are able to set the Size and Soften. The ...
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0answers
16 views

In Design will load but not open file

My magazine file that I have worked on in the past (2014) will not open with ID CC 2015: It keeps loading but no file opens. And it acts as though I never tried to open the file. I have no error ...
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2answers
272 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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Shillington Graphic Design Courses, any online material for graphic design? [on hold]

Somebody here has studied at Shillington New York, how are their courses? Is there an online materials of that institute, I want to learn graphic design but I have no money and I'm in other country, ...
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1answer
85 views

Filling in gaps in illustrator (by not using gap detection)

I am trying to colour an image on adobe illustrator. I initially "image traced" the image, so many of the strokes disappeared. I used live paint and direct selection to fill in the colours. However, ...
2
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3answers
56 views

How to achieve contrast in a black-on-black design

I'm trying to achieve a black-on-black design on a business card. See link here: AHC 180 Youth Ministry Business Card. The large black arrow and the grunge splotches are a rich black of 40-40-40-100, ...
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1answer
17 views

Can I use the Collections Groupings in Font Book within Illustrator?

I love how Font Book allows me to organize my fonts into collections like Fun, Modern, Swash-y, Sans Serif, etc...What I want to do is browse or filter fonts in Adobe Illustrator using those ...
3
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2answers
35 views

Illustrator CS6 Perpendicular Lines following a path

I have a closed path from which I would like to create a parallel inner path. If I drew a series of lines, all the same length, with one end at points along the path (all extending inward), the second ...
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2answers
164 views

Custom Background Resizing As Needed

Is it possible to make a square pattern gradient coloured background that resizes as a webpage grows downwards? A square pattern, dark color - light color - dark color etc and as it goes up it gets ...
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3answers
80 views

How to properly set the css leading

I have a situation trying to figured it out how o properly use and set the css leading when we have something like this: Even if the line-height is the same, the first 2 lines look pretty far away ...
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1answer
38 views

Avoiding overlapping strokes on illustrator (Please help, i've been looking for days!!)

I've created a 7 point art brush for a stroke on a pattern but as the path is on the centre of the stroke there is an overlap when the shapes intersect. The art brush is black on the sides and white ...
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1answer
34 views

cut object from path not working in inkscape

I am very novice in using inkscape. I am learning from huge amount of tutorial available over the net. But one thing never works for me is "cut out from objects" I am attaching a screencast to ...
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1answer
15 views

Insert a new column or row in Adobe Illustrator's graph data editor

Is it possible to insert a new column or row in Adobe Illustrator's graph data editor? (without having to move the existing data through Ctrl + X, Ctrl + V) I use Adobe Illustrator CC 17.0.0 ...
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33 views

Anybody that will do some volunteer design? [on hold]

Me and some people i met online have created a non-profit forum for flight simmers and we have almost reached 300 members. Until now we have used some bad template as logo but we have now decided to ...
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8answers
3k views

Is math needed for graphic design?

I want to be a graphic designer when I am older as I am good at it now. I am 14 and great with using Photoshop and other software, but I'm wondering if I need to be good at math to become a good ...
4
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1answer
470 views

Illustrator symbol isolation view pixel grid not aligned to ruler

When a symbol is not aligned to pixel grid, the origin is not aligned to an intersection of the grid. Thus it becomes very difficult to create pixel perfect symbols. Paths that are snapped to the ...
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2answers
215 views

How to make Acrobat show entire Spread instead of one side per spread

I am creating a PDF from a file in Acrobat and the spreads are correct and everything but I want my entire spread to show in the page thumbnail box, but it only shows one side of a spread per page, is ...
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0answers
7 views

Overlaying two frame animations in Photoshop [duplicate]

I've just done two animations in Photoshop, each the same size, same number of frames, using the FRAME ANIMATION function in the timeline. They are on two different photoshop files. The second ...
0
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2answers
46 views

Increase Stroke Weight By Percentage

I know how to increase the stroke weight in Illustrator, but I have custom stroke weight points on an object and I'd like to make the whole object's stroke thicker without losing the customized weight ...
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1answer
33 views

Keep paragraphs together over link

I have two textboxes linked together. However, I don't want to break up paragraphs. So if a paragraph overflows from textbox 1, I want all of it to end up in textbox 2.
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0answers
11 views

Size change from SVG to PDF in Inkscape [on hold]

How do I save an .SVG as a .PDF, without any size change? Currently, when I "save as" a .PDF from Inkscape, the lines and text in the resulting .PDF are approximately 30% larger than in the .SVG.
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1answer
24 views

Exporting a shape from Illustrator in multiple colours at once?

I'm creating assets for a game using Illustrator. I have created a bunch of shapes, and i want to export each shape in 24 different colours (which i've made swatches of, if that helps) I was wondering ...
0
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0answers
20 views

Font pair ideas for Nexa [on hold]

I have a logo that uses Nexa. I need a complementary heading font (both good for web and print) and also a body font (also for web and print.) Open to suggestions.
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1answer
71 views

Reducing PSD File size/selections

In trying to reduce file size for PSD, does eliminating saved selections do anything? I've found lots of useful tips, but none relating to selections. Thanks.
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2answers
27 views

Intersection between layers for empty and filled heart vector in Photoshop

I have downloaded a heart icon vector from flaticon, I will use it as "add as favorite" icon, so I need two states: The heart filled with black background with opacity 75% for example ...
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0answers
3 views

How to create a batch job save a flatten image with the image name written on it in photoshop [duplicate]

Lets say I have 1000 images from a digital camera, named, for example, _MG_7677, _MG_7678, _MG_7679 and so on.. How can I batch create new flatten images .jpg but with the original name of every image ...
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2answers
34 views

Does CC0 1.0 Universal require attribution?

I would like to use photos from the Public Domain Archive without attribution. They say that their photos are free for personal and commerical use. But they don't mention whether or not they need ...
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1answer
3k views

Are there any serious competitors to the Cintiq Companion 2? (pro mobile tablets)

Precise details on what I mean by "serious competitors" below. Wacom recently announced the Cintiq Companion 2. It's a laptop-sized pro tablet that can run all design software including Adobe ...
0
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2answers
30 views

Is it possible to invert colours in a gradient in Illustrator?

Is it possible to invert colours in a gradient in Illustrator (CC 2014)? When I try Edit > Edit Colours > Invert Colours on the box that I want inverted, it tells me "Colors Note: No invertible ...
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0answers
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Why do ttf glyphs exported in EPS format become distorted?

I am working with Adobe Illustrator on a cartography project where ttf glyphs are used for symbolizing certain map symbols. In my Cartography Software (ArcGIS) the glyphs are clean and geometrically ...
2
votes
3answers
66 views

How to stop a brush from darkening the color of a previous stroke?

In the image above, I showcase the problem. I have some marker brushes that have a nice texture on them which shows the tooth of the paper. I'd like to get a more consistent look when I'm coloring ...
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2answers
32 views

How to save history in Photoshop?

Is there a way to save a file in Photoshop CC 2014 with history? I would like to open a file already saved and see the history.
4
votes
1answer
132 views

What is the math behind gradient map in photoshop?

I am trying to implement gradient map of Photoshop programmatically. Consider below shown gradient map where all white components are replaced by green and black by blue. For other color components ...
0
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0answers
30 views

Font for a magazine text to print [on hold]

Which fonts are used in magazines for print with lots of text that make it easy to read for all ages.
6
votes
2answers
115 views

Laser cutting vector image - bitmap created two lines when I need one on border of counties

I'm working on a custom design of the outline of some counties in kentucky and it's engraving each county with individual borders instead of as a single line. I know I could manually trace between the ...
2
votes
1answer
103 views

How can I automatically group each shape with the text inside it for a huge collection of rectangles?

I have a .dwg (AutoCad file) map full of fields (rectangles) that I'm manipulating with Illustrator. Each rectangle has a text inside it that indicates its number. The problem is that there is no ...
4
votes
1answer
63 views

Critique: Veins on Flower

I'm taking a jump into some digital painting and struggling with getting more defined lines to look right. I'm basing it entirely on this Flower from Unsplash.com and have been using the 3 Basic ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Trimming vectors in Photoshop

Is there any way to erase or trim the hidden portions of a vector in Photoshop? It's easy to do with raster graphics - select the layer, select the part of the image outside of the canvas, and delete ...
5
votes
5answers
63k views

Illustrator equivalent to Photoshop's skew tool

In Photoshop the skew tool allows you to move each corner of the object being skewed independently. Is there an equivalent in Illustrator? Envelope distort seems overkill and harder to achieve the ...
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1answer
26 views

Help me find this cursive font on Zaxby's site

I've searched high and low, and tried the online sites I could find to search images, but just cannot figure it out... What is the cursive font used throughout Zaxby's website? ...

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