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27 views

Adobe Illustrator CC Merge touching Anchor points

I have a vector file containing scribbles, where the lines don't consist of several anchor points but every segment is an own line by itself. I need to connect these separate little lines to form ...
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1answer
37 views

Single stroke font letters disappear when I export from Illustrator to Auto-cad

I have a file in Illustrator with text on a path. The font is a single stroke text. I am wanting to use this to engrave with a machine so I can't have the font be outlined. When I export it to ...
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1answer
15 views

how to add border to “transparent” image in pixlr.com? [on hold]

How to add border to "transparent" non rectangular curvy image in pixlr.com? can anybody help? I don't know how to use photoshop or other image editing softwares. Is there a way to add border to ...
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1answer
46 views

How can I resize an image in Photoshop without losing quality?

I have made a logo in Photoshop which I want to use in a banner for a website. A small problem, however, is that I made the logo way too large (I figured that if I would make the logo large enough, I ...
0
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0answers
12 views

Decimal values for canvas size in Photoshop CC

I want to set up a document of width 847.5 pixels for my website project but Photoshop keeps rounding off the value to 848 saying it accepts only integer value. Any method by means of which I can set ...
4
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2answers
37 views

Recommended paper type and thickness for recipe cards

I'm in the process of designing some recipe cards for a client. There are two components of the cards. (1) Index Tabs (2) Recipe Cards It's important that the end user can write on both sides ...
3
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1answer
39 views

How do I lock only one layer axis when scaling a group in photoshop?

I've made an Apple based window with live shapes in a group. And I want to to be able to scale the window up without scaling the top bar vertically but scaling horizontally like the image in the ...
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2answers
94 views

How to digitize a logo from a geometrical description on paper?

I'm not a graphic-designer. A friend of mine is - a retired one. I asked him to design a logo for my company. He does not know how to use a PC/Mac for design tasks so he did it on paper. It looks ...
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0answers
16 views

Problem converting SVG icon to font icon with iconmoon losing cutout

I have created a number of icons which I've used iconmoon to convert them to font icons. However, the eye icon loses it's centre cutout when I import the image into the iconmoon app. This is what ...
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1answer
44 views

What causes pixelation, blurred graphics on a web banner?

in the attached image, you can see pixlelation/distortion mainly on the red and blue text and red boxes. What causes this and how can I fix it? Thanks
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1answer
44 views

A font closer to this one?

I really liked this font and I would like to find out which font it is, and if there is a closer version to it that is free or available on gfont. I've tried a font identification site, but it ...
0
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0answers
41 views

Uploading a Graphic onto a Facebook Cover Photo [duplicate]

Using illustrator I created a 851px X 315px graphic (less than 99k png). The colors and graphic looks great on illustrator, and save for web preview but once uploaded onto Facebook the image looks ...
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1answer
42 views

What's this icon set called?

First of all: I'm totally not sure if I'm on the right site, if so, please forward me to the right one. I'm willing to remove it and post it to the right one. I'm trying to find separate images of ...
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0answers
31 views

How to add a pattern overlay to lettering

Per the attached photo, I am trying to recreate this boat decal to look exactly like the lettering in the photo. As of now, I have the type set up with grey fill and black outline. However, I cannot ...
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0answers
24 views

Use of a Dialog box on Material Design [migrated]

I'm designing this web app., but I can't reveal its name or main function, so let's see how this can be explained... In this app., there's a level of user that has the ability to add or remove team ...
0
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0answers
21 views

New layers in Photoshop CS5 automatically have fx

I started working on a design, with the first few layers using fx. Now every new layer I add has the same fx that the first two layers had. I want to add a simple, basic layer that has zero effects, ...
0
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0answers
10 views

Assign (not move) layer to group [duplicate]

We all know how tedious it can be when working with dozens of groups and layers. Is it possible to select a layer and assign it to a group, as opposed to dragging/moving it in a group? This would ...
1
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2answers
43 views

Why is it still common to use too similar glyphs for “1” and “l” in monospace? [duplicate]

I have difficulty differentiating "l" and "1" when reading source code, i.e. monospace serif types. I am able to tell which is which when looking more closely, but regardless of my eyesight, this ...
1
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1answer
39 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 ...
1
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0answers
23 views

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
votes
1answer
48 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
56 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
4
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0answers
31 views

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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2answers
52 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
34 views

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. ...
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2answers
32 views

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
27 views

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
124 views

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
29 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
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1answer
18 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 ...
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0answers
34 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 ...
0
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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
11 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
votes
1answer
31 views

Twitter header picture [on hold]

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
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
vote
1answer
40 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
22 views

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 ...
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0answers
20 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
33 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 ...
0
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0answers
15 views

use text layer to apply effects to lower layer [duplicate]

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
35 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
1k views

What is the purpose of rasterising type?

Why would I ever want to rasterise text? What is the purpose of this operation?
0
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2answers
36 views

Applying Different Colors To Images Via CSS [closed]

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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votes
2answers
14 views

How do I turn this into a stencil? [closed]

I want to make a stencil of this image.
3
votes
1answer
38 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
vote
2answers
21 views

Improve Fractalize smoothness limit in Inkscape [on hold]

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
vote
1answer
46 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 ...
0
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0answers
23 views

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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