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1answer
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Drag to resize canvas size in GIMP the way I do it in MSPaint?

Any time I prefer Microsoft Paint over GIMP it's because in Paint you can simply and swiftly drag the canvas borders to enlarge it or crop it. I cannot understand why this feature is lacking in other ...
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2answers
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How to make a “sticker” fold over an edge

So I want to fold my sticker image in a way to make it appear that it is stuck to the box. I’ve tried playing with perspective, but everything I try looks really off. Is there a way to do this that ...
0
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1answer
41 views

How to combine a png and a path in inkscape

I made an image on Gimp to use as a background for my icon made in inkscape. The general shape of the icon is a rectangle path with round corner. I imported the png in inkscape, and I want to ...
0
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1answer
38 views

resize svg file width 100% and height fixed.

I made this svg file with sketch.app. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?> <svg width="478px" height="36px" viewBox="0 0 478 36" version="1.1" ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

How to change text on vector images from Freepik easily [closed]

Firstly I'd like to say I am not a graphic designer by any stretch... I do know how to work with computers fairly well. I was looking for images I could use for my new business and found a couple I ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

InDesign CC - Making a table of contents that spans a single section

I want a book where each new chapter has a page which displays a ToC containing the headers within that chapter. The problem I'm running into is that indesign generates the contents for the entire ...
5
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2answers
80 views

Is it legal for a company to request the rights (and much more) to the artworks I created in order to apply to a job/internship?

I was shocked when I recently came across a graphic design internship posting that had the following note in small characters at the bottom: "By submitting a design for consideration in this talent ...
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votes
1answer
52 views

Can I use a select number of fonts in Photoshop?

I want to try a few dozen different fonts, but I don't want to search through all the default ones. Is there a way to only select fonts from a certain folder?
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1answer
64 views

Segmenting a ring into three pieces in Inkscape

I‘m trying to re-create these shapes in Inkscape, namely the white lines: I could trace this image, but I'd like to know if there's a clever, and more accurate, way for re-creating the shapes. For ...
3
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4answers
123 views

Is there an order to learning non-technical design theory I should follow?

TLDR; I already know how to use design software but I don't know how to design. Bottom Line: Is there a specific sequence to follow for a proper education in the soft skills of design (theory, ...
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4answers
684 views

If/When to stop asking a client for clarification and just design

I am an in-house designer for a small tech start-up business. I create all of their advertising materials. This is an issue I've run into many times with my point of contact from whom I get the ...
2
votes
1answer
60 views

Typo error on printed double sided flyer that client approved. Should the designer pay? [duplicate]

A client sent the text which was copied and pasted for a flyer design. The client approved the final file for print. The flyer is printed but does have a typo error. Is the designer responsible for ...
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0answers
44 views

Why are these two images different? [closed]

I am making some youtube graphics for a friend on his channel, and I ran into a problem on the outro. I have two images which are SUPPOSED to be identicle. Nothing about them is different. They ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Web template PSD for Mobile View and Desktop view

i am designing a website layout in photoshop. I create a Home Page and save it in png so now its a full page website design showing a Home Page for a desktop view. But i also want to make a mobile ...
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votes
0answers
21 views

Photoshop Drop Shadow [duplicate]

How do you create this drop shadow effect in Photoshop CS5? http://www.freepik.com/free-vector/colorful-building-icons_765391.htm UPDATE (05/13/2015): I was able to reproduce this long shadow ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

License for Consolas font [duplicate]

What is the license for Consolas font? Can it be used for commercial applications and/or embedded? I tried to find it but couldn't find any. There's a "request quote" on the Microsoft website and ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Recommended powerpoint template dimensions

I am creating a new powerpoint template for my company (yes, I know, I know...) and I am not sure what dimensions are best to use. I know the most popular is 4:3, but I see the 16:9 is widescreen and ...
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votes
0answers
63 views

How to develop a material design theme for jquery ui? [closed]

Sorry for my english and if it is not the good forum for this question. I want to create a material design theme for jQueryUI because I haven't found anything already made on the internet. I found ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Searching Adobe Bridge for filenames based on the naming convention [closed]

I need to filter out a bunch of files from a folder that have a specific character structure (e.g 2H4L_, T74L_, 3453_). They're all 4 characters followed by an underscore. I've been trying to use ...
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votes
0answers
18 views

What graphic design program to use when developing iOS [closed]

When designing iOS graphic, I need to concern about size and many other things. Sometime photoshop is not quite suitable. Anyone have develop graphic for iOS app before and can give me advice?
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votes
1answer
17 views

problems when selecting, save to web

Im in the process of doing my name in photoshop, but i have a problem. I type in my name I use the "free transform" into the size that I want. that being said, I make sure that the "anti-alliansing" ...
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votes
0answers
21 views

Color Of The Object is appearing on divide?

i tried to split the text using the divide, first of all i created a a round semicircle using blob brush, when i am dividing it the color of the semicircle is coming. Here's the image.
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2answers
36 views

Join mid points of two adjacent paths in Inkscape

I have two adjacent paths in Inkscape with a tiny empty space between them. I'd like to combine them into a single continuous path such that each two adjacent nodes (in the below image) become one ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

What are the options for digital magazine publishing?

I work for a company and we produce a 60 page magazine. We do a print version but are trying to figure out the best, most cost-effective way to create and publish a digital version. Also keeping in ...
1
vote
1answer
115 views

What font is used for ASL STAR's logo?

I'm currently working on a logo redesign project, this is part of what the client has. I need to make this into a vector logo but they also wanted to know actual font for this. I've already tried: ...
1
vote
2answers
73 views

How to get the x/y position of multiple points on an artboard

I've got a bunch of objects on an artboard and I'd like to know the X/Y positions of them all. It would be fine to either have pixel values, or a % from the sides of the artboard. Importantly, I ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Pixel Size Guidelines for Photoshop Designs for iOS Devices

A designer asked me for guidelines on pixel sizes for their iPhone Photoshop screen designs. I looked at the different sizes using Paint Code App's Ultimate Guide to iPhone Screen Resolutions. And I ...
0
votes
2answers
45 views

How to get best print results from Illustrator?

I'm printing a large poster through a full color inkjet plotter. What is the best format to export a design from illustrator for print, that will result in the best quality and lowest file size? ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Embedded Profile Mismatch dialog box in Illustrator

Is there a best option to choose when the mismatched color profile dialog box opens when opening a document into Illustrator or Photoshop for that matter. It reads "The document has an embedded color ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Why is Illustrator not making sublayers for each new path?

I just downloaded a Ai file from Creative Banner. I needed to use one of their banner templates to help design a curved banner for our client. I noticed on the Design Area/Bleed Area layer that every ...
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votes
3answers
65 views

Best free alternatives to Frutiger [closed]

Hi i am looking for a free alternative to Frutiger that closely matches the font in the logo below. I don't think this font is Frutiger though as the doesn't quite match. would also appreciate it if ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

InDesign Images converted from CMYK to RGB on PDF output

I'm using ID CS6 and I sent a booklet to out printer last week and all the images got flagged as RGB. I'm trying to figure out what went wrong. Some of the things that DIDN'T go wrong are: 1) The ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Resize embedded images in Illustrator

Hello I have received an illustrator file from a graphic designer which is nearly a gigabyte large. It has a lot of high resolution tiff files embedded which are overkill for the needed quality, and ...
9
votes
2answers
563 views

How do I ensure that an image with a heavy color overlay will be visible in professional print?

I have attached a detail of an image I created for a client. When printed on an inkjet you can barely see the overlayed image. I hoped that when professionally done it would be okay, but can anyone ...
0
votes
3answers
46 views

How to overlay PDFs with InDesign?

I have the following Text in one PDF file, http://www.docdroid.net/10053/22.pdf.html and want to insert it in following Border PDF File: http://www.docdroid.net/1004w/110.pdf.html in such a way ...
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votes
1answer
31 views

How to remove grid background on SVG image using Inkscape

I'm using the Meteocons icon set in my project, specifically the SVG files. I noticed they all display on screen with a light blue 'grid' as a background. How can I remove this background so that the ...
1
vote
2answers
37 views

Joining a path and an object

I'm trying to make a pin icon, like a map pin. I have a V shape as a path at the bottom, and a circle object above it, that has been trimmed. How can I join these two together? If I use the unite ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Create pdf from Illustrator and retain scale when printing

I have created a pattern in Illustrator CS6 and need to save as a pdf and retain the correct scale. I'm losing 1/16" of a inch all around. How can I resolve this?
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votes
0answers
29 views

What is the best equivalent for Proxima Nova in Chinese? [closed]

I am looking for the Proxima Nova equivalent in Chinese, can anyone suggest something? Promixa Nova example:
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Quickly reverse layer order of objects in Illustrator

I want to perform some operation like this: Change objects order from: object 1 object 2 object 3 to: object 3 object 2 object 1 I see there is an option in Photoshop that can reverse the ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

PNG shows strange artifacts when opened with Photoshop CS4

When I open the file below with Photoshop CS4, I see strange artifacts in the image's borders. More specifically, some pixels turn brown. ...
9
votes
3answers
829 views

Who is responsible for text mistakes in a print project?

I am a graphic designer and my project was to design and print a cocktail catalog. Everything worked fine till the client realized, when I delivered the printed catalogs, that a cocktail΄s description ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

How to get a transparent color other than black with gimp?

I need to have two 100% transparent colors (I mean invisible) black (000000) and white (ffffff). When I try to have a 100% transparent color, gimp always set it to black (0x00000000 ARGB) even if I ...
0
votes
3answers
804 views

Smooth, multi-color gradients?

I've browsed around and can't find what I'm looking for. I am experienced in Photoshop and Illustrator both to a certain degree, but would prefer something in Illustrator (scaling vector image). How ...
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votes
1answer
33 views

Ways to buil an E-Comerce Website [closed]

I'm trying to build a eCommerce website, but i don't know the way to go, i have good html , css, JavaScript and bootstrap skills. My question is: should i be able to build one from scratch using my ...
0
votes
2answers
23 views

How to make a merged layer cut into a background to be transparent

I have two layers in my project. I have one that is the background composed of a picture. The foreground is a merged layer that contained text and two images. What I want to accomplish is to have the ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Bleed not showing in pdf | Indesign CC 2014 [closed]

For some reason when exporting my InDesign document to PDF for printing, the crop marks are not trimming the bleed. Below you can see my art work (blurred business card) to show you what I have ...
1
vote
8answers
264 views

Designing my company’s logo – should I get professional help?

I am getting frustrated trying to design a logo for my company. It is taking me longer to launch my website because of it. Should I have a professional handle the logo for me or should I just throw up ...
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votes
1answer
64 views

PSD Mockups that aren't About Apple? [closed]

I have a piece of software that I am looking to showcase in the form of a photorealistic mockup. The problem lies in the fact that this application only runs on Windows, but all of the mockups I ...
2
votes
2answers
63 views

Calculate specific areas size in image

I'd like to calculate what area size share do the brown spots take within the area marked with pink lines. See the image here: In case you wonder what that is - it's an E.coli bacteria colony (don't ...

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