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1answer
36 views

How do I design a 3D Steel IBeam effect on a logo?

I have a client that currently has a logo with a 3D effect behind the words. The 3D effect looks like a steel I Beam. They are changing the name of their company and want the same effect behind the ...
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Which tool for creating circles with complex borders [closed]

Which Linux-compatible tool can I use to create circles with borders like this: Example 1 Example 2 I would like to create a vector graphic like svg. I've tried with Inkscape but couldn't ...
4
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1answer
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Are there ways to make a font more legible at smaller sizes?

What techniques can be used to make a given font more legible at smaller sizes (in the 6-9pt range, for example)? Will legibility be entirely dependent on the font used, or are there other design ...
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0answers
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Javafx awsome graphics [closed]

Is it possible to use use tools to create an awesome graphic like the one below, for programming or specifically javafx. "How would I make that image?" is the real question.
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0answers
52 views

Looking for font based on E shape used on French ID Card

I'm looking for a font where the 'E' is similar to this (note the middle stick) Any suggestion ? Edit: It's not OCR_B, as OCR_B is only used in MRZ section. Source of the font: French ID Card
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0answers
14 views

Illustrator not cutting out shapes cleanly with pathfinder [closed]

pelase see attached file, any suggestions on why i cant get an accurate cut out? http://expirebox.com/download/b64ae14659d42a4549e064f2d4b5df07.html
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0answers
20 views

Material Design Human: Why round terminal is not desired [closed]

I am beginner in design. I followed Google guideline in material design and when it comes to human icon, they do not want rounded terminal for leg and arm. Why is that? They looked quite nice for me ...
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0answers
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!Help! Cannot depict concept [closed]

I have been recently given a project on building a poster depicting the company is renaissance of insurance and I can simply not connect the dots on it. If someone can help me in providing ...
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0answers
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Free font creators with multi color support

I have heard of good free font creating tools like Birdfont and Fontforge but I would like to know if there is any one that supports multi colored fonts. I know transtype by fontlab supports this but ...
0
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1answer
29 views

What is the difference between small caps and capitals?

In this font landing page "small caps" and "capitals" are being differentiated. Why? What is the difference in appearance and utility? See for example this font that includes both capitals and small ...
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0answers
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Is there a way to Save the file as a .pdf, whilst keeping the file open as .psd?

This drives me crazy. I'll have a .psd file open and select Save As to save it as a .pdf to send to the client. I email them the file and alls well and good. I keep working on it and saving it. ...
1
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2answers
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How can I “un-activate” the active layer in GIMP?

I like to use GIMP with the show layer boundary setting on so that when I'm working with a layer a dashed border appears around it. However, once I am finished working with the layer - and I'd ...
1
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0answers
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Cant weld object edges on polygonal design (Illustrator) [duplicate]

I created a polygonal logo using many shapes, which I'm exporting for web in SVG format. My problem is that, although the edges of each polygonal face/shape is at the same position on illustrator ...
3
votes
2answers
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How are these modern physics figures made?

I am curious to know how the figures in popular introductory physics/Engineering textbooks are made. As examples of what I mean, see the posted figures and my comments, all from various editions of ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Adjust brush size scrubber in PS?

Is there a way to modify how the brush size scrubber works? Once you get into the larger brush sizes the scrubber makes huge exponential jumps in pixel size. Two thirds of the scrubber are taken up ...
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0answers
14 views

How to add points to an approximated spline in xfig?

I want to add points to an approximated spline in Xfig (Anyone familiar with Xfig?). However, no matter where I click, I don't seem to be able to do that. I'm able to add points using the "add points" ...
0
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1answer
17 views

Unable to subtract a bordered, not closed path from an oval shape in Sketch

I've recently learnt how to work with vectors; I have drawn an oval and a line. I want to merge subtract the path from the oval now, but it looks like I can't do it. It looks like I have to close the ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Photoshop font size smaller than it should be

I have a PSD at 72 dpi, for a web interface. The developers implemented everything based on the PSD, including font sizes, but font sizes were an issue. I'm having a hard time coming up with an ...
0
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0answers
23 views

I have a few questions about Anime studio pro? [closed]

Before I start let me tell you that I've already worked on several 3D animation softwares such as 3D Max,maya,zbrush,blender, cinema 4d, so I'm not a amateur. 1- how exactly do you draw and animate ...
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0answers
32 views

What font to use for quotes and an apostrophe

What basic font in Notepad or Word can I use that wont change the quotes and apostrophes to the dark symbol question mark like in the example below? BTW #6 �Twenty-first Century Reductive Identity ...
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0answers
17 views

Problem with artboard size for an EPS graphic

I want to fit the artboard to the size of a graphic, but am having problems after I save and reopen the image. I can size the artboard, snapping it to the image size. when I save as an EPS and reopen ...
0
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0answers
10 views

PDF Acrobat Comment List Zoom

In Adobe Acrobat, I would like to zoom in on the comment list in a PDF file. When I undock the comment list, it is a small font and I would like to zoom in. I have done this in the past by accident ...
0
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1answer
30 views

Twitter header picture

I have an almost square picture which I want to upload as Twitter header photo without it being "zoomed in" or losing the background. Ideally i would like to keep the picture without losing anything. ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How to remove shadow from adobe illustrator file? [closed]

I am using illustrator. i bought a logo from graphicriver. I don't have any knowledge of illustrator. Please tell me how to remove shadow from this logo. I have its illustrator file.
0
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0answers
8 views

Photoshop works extremely bad after Wacom Installation [migrated]

Recently I bought a Wacom Intuos online and I installed the driver which came with it. I drew with it, but because I did not like it, I sold it. Now Photoshop CC works extremely bad (Laggs even when ...
1
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1answer
35 views

Use Inkscape To Align SVG to Top-Left Of Canvas

I have an SVG which has bbox of something like SVGRect {x: 236.92999267578125, y: 99.98999786376953, width: 121.48001098632812, height: 224.70001220703125} How can I use Inkscape to position the ...
0
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0answers
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InDesign: Changed from Indesign CS6 to CC and now files won't export to PDF properly - missing characters

I recently got a new Mac and changed from InDesign CS6 to CC. I'd been exporting to PDF (Print) absolutely fine on the old Mac (in InDesign CS6) - but now when I export in EXACTLY the same way (on ...
0
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0answers
18 views

How to set a tabel in pdf that you can copy paste into excel

I want to create a template in pdf with one column where clients can write questions (for each row) that I can copy paste into excel. All I could achieve yet was to set one big field in pdf where ...
3
votes
1answer
32 views

Indesign workflow for cover jacket design

In Indesign, I know the accepted way of creating 3 pages (back, spine, front) for a spread that will be used as a paperback cover. I use a 5 mm bleed as well. The confusion arises when I have to work ...
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0answers
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use text layer to apply effects to lower layer

I use an effect where I take a text object then convert it to a selection then put that selection on a grass layer and then desaturate and ramp up the exposure to make it look like line marking paint ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Where is the palette knife located in photoshop cs6?

I'm following a tutorial here and i'm using photoshop cs6 but i can't seem to find the palette knife. Is there an alternative way of achieving thesame result in photoshop cs6.
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5answers
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+250

What is the purpose of rasterising type?

Why would I ever want to rasterise text? What is the purpose of this operation?
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2answers
36 views

Applying Different Colors To Images Via CSS

I have the following image: If I wanted to change this image so that I could apply different color via CSS properties what would I need to change in the image/how would i go about doing it?
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2answers
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How do I turn this into a stencil? [closed]

I want to make a stencil of this image.
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votes
1answer
36 views

Rounded corners on table cells

I'm pretty sure the answer to this is 'no' but I'll ask it nevertheless. I'm designing a form in InDesign (the kind of thing you might get from a bank, a big light grey box, with white spaces to ...
1
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2answers
20 views

Improve Fractalize smoothness limit in Inkscape

I'm vectoring a small raster image, and I want to use the extension Fractalize (Extensions > Modify Path) Unfortunately the smoothness parameter value is blocked at 10, and I want to use a greater ...
1
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1answer
39 views

Design mobile layouts using physical resolution or logical resolution?

First, some background: All smart phones these days have what is called a "Device Pixel Ratio". Essentially, it means that a web browser on a smart phone is going to interpret the screen resolution ...
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0answers
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why does .png convert to .jpeg when attached to an email

Created illustrator image with transparent background, saved (exported?) as.png. When I attached the png file to an email - OS X 10.10.4 - it converted to a jpeg. As a test I sent it to myself, ...
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0answers
21 views

Changing a graphic that has TM

What needs to be taken care of when you would like to change a trade marked graphic that we created in house? The original graphic was created and not thought how it would transfer to a 1-color ...
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0answers
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ASVAB Assembling Objects diagrams [closed]

I need to make some diagrams for an engineering test. The diagrams I need are ones like the drawings in the 'Assembling Objects' secton of the ASVAB. Can someone point me in the right direction for ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Add text after hyperlink without including it in the hyperlink

In InDesign, when you add a hyperlink to a text while writing and then continue writing after the hyperlink, everything you add will be included in the hyperlink. Here are two pictures for ...
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votes
0answers
15 views

Looking for a font or a family of fonts [closed]

Client originally created their logo in photoshop but forgot which font they used.
0
votes
1answer
35 views

How to I make the white background and white text of this logo (.psd) transparent? [closed]

 Hiya, I've been asked to do a quick fix (although I'm no expert!) to change the white parts of this logo transparent. I have a .psd version of it and it looks like it's all one layer. I'm afraid ...
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0answers
21 views

“Responsive” animation, game design [closed]

I'm working on a game that's supposed to be responsive ( mobile, web, terminal etc. ). I'm currently stuck with animation. What is the best way to animate something and "make it responsive". SVG ...
1
vote
2answers
59 views

how to display current colour values of pixel under cursor in gimp?

Is there a way to display the colour values of a pixel currently under the cursor? I've seen that in different other software. Why do I need that? I have to clone textured areas in a picture. But ...
3
votes
1answer
197 views

Make the same grayscale image appear in different colours in InDesign

I have seen an old InDesign file link to the same tiff image but have it in different colours just by applying those colours on the object's frame within InDesign. The tiff file itself was a 8-bit ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

How to fill vector mask with paint bucket tool? [closed]

I'm following photoshop tutorial that uses vector mask here. I don't understand how could you fill the vector mask with paint bucket tool. And also whenever i fill the layer with new vectors mask with ...
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votes
0answers
24 views

What high school classes should I take and not take to be a graphic designer

I am a 15 sophomore in high school and really want to be a graphic designer. I am taking graphic design classes at school. but I wanted to know what classes I should take and what I shouldn't. Should ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Quickly Select and Fill Base Colors

Here's an example video of the kind of selection/coloring I'm talking about Is there a way in Photoshop to quickly select areas in line art, as in the video, and then apply base colors? I've tried ...
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votes
0answers
8 views

Printer error showing in InDesign [closed]

When I press CTRL+P in InDesign, "Print Error" shows, but if I uncheck page information checkbox and then print, it prints. I don't know why this happens. Can anybody tell me why it happens, without ...

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