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2answers
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How to do animation frame pngs?

I wonder if there is any automated way of doing animations like on https://www.dropbox.com/ An image is really a set of frames that is cyckled through with javascript. What I would like to know is if ...
2
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1answer
44 views

How to show the dimensions of a document as a ratio

When we are using Image size window, width and height is displayed in percentage, pixel, inches etc. I need to get a pop up window showing the dimension of the document in ratios. Is this possible?
2
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4answers
714 views

How much text should I use for an ad image?

I'm new at marketing and design and I could really use some tips. What is the appropriate amount of text in an Ad image? I'm trying to figure out whether less text is better than more text. Here is ...
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0answers
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Where to get online graphic design diplomas/certificates?

So I'm asking for suggestions in online courses/degrees that give out diplomas. Of course the point is to get more talented, but a certificate would be nice also. Like teamtreehouse don't give any ...
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1answer
43 views

Adobe Illustrator Stick Font To Outline

I am attempting to use some single line stick fonts in some tags for engraving purposes. Everything looks good in Illustrator but I need to convert that text to a path for purposes of engraving. When ...
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2answers
46 views

How can I remove the white rectangle created when opening a file?

How can I remove the white rectangle created when opening a file? When I open an image in Illustrator, I see a small rectangle in the center of the image and when I save the image using "Save For ...
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1answer
67 views

What is the font used in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino logo?

I think this is a vector logo with a modified font. I cannot find anything close to it using the popular font-identifying services (whatthefont, dafont, myfonts, identifont, etc.). Please note that ...
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1answer
23 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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2answers
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Is it necessary to outline fonts (convert text to curves) before sending them to a printer?

I don’t like to convert text to curves every time I save a PDF for printing. I recently bumped into the article Outlining Fonts: Is it Necessary?, which defends that it’s not only unnecessary, but ...
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2answers
45 views

Creating animation and exporting it as series of PNG files

I am keen to have a tool that allows me to generate a particle animation and export it as a series of PNG files with alpha transparency. This is possible to do so with GIMP/Photoshop by drawing ...
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0answers
24 views

Marquee tool in Photoshop acting strange? [closed]

Recently the marquee tool in Photoshop has been acting up. It seems to be creating lots of boxes within the area I draw. This has been happening across documents and its not selecting hidden layers ...
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0answers
20 views

Skylight doesn't emit light [closed]

I made a model with c4d and exported it to 3ds max via fbx file . But when i add a skylight and i render , the output is all black . I can not find the problem and i need the answer as soon as ...
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1answer
69 views

Using Opacity of a Div without affecting The color of the Paragraph inside the Div

I have created a div with background color black, and written a p inside it with white. When I am using opacity in the div, the color of the p is also getting changed into gray. Is there any way to ...
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2answers
65 views

How to package an InDesign file without fonts?

A very common requirement is: To package an InDesign file so that it and all dependent files such as linked images are bundled in one file that can be sent to a third party to work on it further... ...
2
votes
3answers
55 views

An error when I open a .eps from Wolfram Mathematica in Illustrator

I created a graph with Wolfram Mathematica and exported it as .eps file. Then I want to open it with Illustrator to do some amendment. But when I read it with Illustrator, it gives me an error:MPS ...
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0answers
6 views

Suitable Control for displaying various game levels in a WP8 App [migrated]

There is a mobile game on which I am working. It has various difficulty sections and each section has numerous levels, 250 levels in each section precisely. Now, I need a suitable control which can ...
0
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3answers
173 views

how to save as each art-board as separate PSD file in photoshop cc 2015

I am using Photoshop CC 2015. It recently added an art board feature. I love it, but now issue I want to send my customer PSD file but they don't use CC 2015 so how they can see all of my artboards? ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Intel HD Graphics 4000 for Adobe CS5.5

I'm a graphic designer on a terribly limited budget and need a new laptop. I've been looking at the Acer Aspire V5-471 laptop, which has: 4GB RAM, Intel Core i5-3337u CPU @ 1.8GHz (4 CPUs), ~1.8GHz ...
0
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1answer
22 views

Converting photoshop patterns to illustrator [closed]

How do i convert my photoshop pattern swatch into illustrator ? Is it possible to do it for symbols to ?
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2answers
72 views

Photoshop Artboard has a weird 1px line around?

Can anyone tell me why artboard in Photoshop be bounded by a 1px line. How I can fix this? Thank you.
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votes
2answers
26 views

How to combine multiple SWF (with only 1 frame) files into one SWF?

How to combine multiple SWF (with only 1 frame) files into one SWF? Preferably using a freeware in windows. Thanks!
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votes
2answers
88 views

Material design - Data tables

I'm trying to design website using Google's material design guidelines. On desktop, my site is basically navigation drawer (on the left), header (app bar) and the content area. All what I want to ...
2
votes
3answers
167 views

Typographic character to 'fill' a white space ; is asterism ⁂ right?

In a printed technical publication, I need to present a large double-pages illustration on the same double-page than its explanatory paragraph. Doing so, I had to insert a page break at the end of the ...
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0answers
19 views

I create new project in Illustrator but my android device displays a black image instead [closed]

I create new project in Illustrator but when I save it in my device, my android device displays it as a black image instead.
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votes
1answer
46 views

Exporting high quality jpeg in illustrator & keeping dimensions. Options

I'm exporting a jpeg in illustrator for Society6 and they want maximum quality at specific dimensions. As I understand it, the only way to keep the high resolution with the same printed output I ...
1
vote
1answer
15 views

Why does exporting an image change its width in Sketch?

These icons have the very same width in Sketch: When I export them as PNGs (3x size), the inbox icon has a width of 69px, while the trash's width is 63px. Why is that? Why don't they have the ...
0
votes
4answers
97 views

Sharp circle in Ilustrator

I am using Illustrator CS2 and I am trying to create a sharp circle. Nothing I do works though. My circles are blurred, mostly noticeable on the top, bottom, left and right edges. Example: I ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Illustrator VS Printer Color

When ever I print some of my creations from Illustrator - the red color is all wrong. My creation is in: #912327 R: 145 G:35 B:39 C: 18% M: 93% Y: 88% K: 16% My print is in: #c76b6f R: 199 ...
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votes
1answer
40 views

Remove image in PS

I am a brand new user of Photoshop. I placed a .jpg on a page. I now want to remove something from this .jpg which is a photo I recently took. I first selected the background layer then used the ...
0
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0answers
23 views

How do I get POV-Ray to render scenes with transparent background? [closed]

I have created a POV-Ray scene in PyMOL here's my Isoniazid.pov file. I then ran: povray +I'Isoniazid.pov' +O'Isoniazid2.png' +W4000 +H2325 +V +D +FN +Q9 +P +UD +UL +UV +A +AM2 +UA This is the ...
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0answers
24 views

How to batch print SWF files from Adobe Flash CS6 (Flash Player)?

My ultimate aim is to convert batch SWF files to PDF format. At the moment, a lot of conversion tools does not produce high quality conversion: the vector elements such as texts and graphs were ...
3
votes
0answers
42 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
56 views

What is an easy way to know the resolution of a smart object in Photoshop?

I'm working on a photomontage using smart objects and am wondering if there is an easy way to keep track of their resolution? I normally work in InDesign and find myself really missing my customized ...
1
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2answers
32 views

What is the term for designing an element such that it visually reflects the spatial design of the object in real life?

What is the term that specifically describes laying out an object or representation of an object such that the interface reflects the spatial orientation of the object in real life? For example, ...
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votes
0answers
58 views

Problems with Dynamic Text in SVG when font is not SVG

So, I have an graphics automation chain that has been happily running on a headless linux environment using programmaticaly generated/altered SVGs and PhantomJS (currently 1.9.0) as a final rendering ...
1
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2answers
57 views

Vertically align text within Objects in Illustrator

I am using Adobe Illustrator CC (latest version) and although I have been working with Illustrator for many years, I only do small vector related things in it, so by no means an expert. I would like ...
5
votes
2answers
435 views
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How can I simulate screen printing/offset colors in a non-destructive way

In screen printing or offset printing (or any other printing process that uses galzing colors) colors printed on top of each others mix together. This is similar to the multiply layer blend mode. ...
1
vote
3answers
154 views

Hero Banner - Responsive Design [closed]

Is there a "best-pattern" for responsive banners? I see this one all over the place: ...in fact, I haven't seen much else on responsive websites. Essentially, the common theme seems to be a ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Unable to build a shape in an individual layer - CS6

I am an absolute newbie to photoshop and I can't seem to figure out how to create a shape that creates it's own layer without it being created behind an other. Any ideas guys??? Thanks, Connor ...
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0answers
44 views

Opacity and Fill started to behave differently

I always assumed that when used on a layer that is set to normal, with no layer styles applied. For example if I have a white (brightness 100%) background and a black foreground (brightness 0%) and ...
1
vote
2answers
48 views

What is a good software package for technical drawings with shading?

I am a web developer so I am a coder normally not a designer. I have illustrator on my PC and I have a lot of technical drawings to do for fencing that my client sells such as this one Now this is a ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

AI: Recolor linked .ai file

I have an .ai file that I need to use multiple times in another .ai file. I linked the file and then duplicated it 4 times. The original .ai file is just one color (black), but I need each one of the ...
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votes
1answer
24 views

Custom swatch guide color

I created a custom swatch color, I want to set this color as my Guide color. I tried Edit > Preferences > Guides & Grid > custom but you can't select a swatch nor you can pick a color (with ...
3
votes
2answers
89 views

Should I calibrate my monitor? Any low cost way?

I'm using Apple cinema display model number A1316 27 inches. I think it is from 2010. I'm making User Interface for mobile app and we also plan to make some marketing collateral (some printed ...
3
votes
2answers
36 views

Are street sign designs open source for public use / sale?

For example if I were to photoshop a deer crossing sign and make a few alterations then sell stickers / prints of the sign, can I be prosecute with copyright violation for using the likeness of the ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Does anyone know what this waxy coating on a post card is called?

I am trying to ask a print broker for a quote on some postcards but I don't know what the name of this coating is. This postcard gets attached to a lanyard and the coating looks great and avoids it ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

How to adjust the thickness of a stroke in Sketch?

I have an icon and I would like to make it thinner but it has a fill instead of a border. As far as I know, it's not possible to change the thickness of the fill, so I need to find a way to convert ...
1
vote
5answers
131 views

Critique: How should I place/format an informative text in a picture?

I am trying to advertise some discounts in Facebook and to do that I have to provide an image that has a small amount of text informing potential customers about the discount I am offering. I am ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

InDesign CS4 displays transparent image correctly on screen, but the exported PDF sometimes prints a faint background

I am working remotely with a client; deliverable product is supposed to be a printable PDF. The problem: The design has a colored background, and over this, an image with transparency. On screen and ...
2
votes
4answers
202 views

What is your file naming convention do you use for version control? [closed]

Im trying to figure out the best way to link a printed piece to the electronic file name. Best practices for file naming and version control? Do you use a log of sorts for graphic design?

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