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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
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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
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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
15 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" ...
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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
36 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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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1answer
41 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 ...
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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
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1answer
34 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
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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
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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 [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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2answers
14 views

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

I want to make a stencil of this image.
3
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1answer
39 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
21 views

Improve Fractalize smoothness limit in Inkscape [closed]

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
48 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
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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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 ...
0
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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 ...
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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2answers
65 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
201 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 ...
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0answers
25 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
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0answers
38 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Low Poly Problem in Illustrator - White Lines Around Shapes [duplicate]

I made this Low poly image (zoomed in version of just the eye). I followed all of the steps and I couldn't have done anything wrong: If you look closely, you can see these white lines between ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Can InDesign import .xlsm files?

I need to import an .xlsm file (as a linked file) into InDesign, but couldn't select it in the Import Dialogue. There, I would need to extract only individual cells. Tried making several versions of ...
0
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2answers
45 views

Is Typeface and Type Family the same thing?

I'm currently taking a graphic design course on Coursera, and the instructor uses these words interchangeably. Therefore, does Typeface and Type Family mean the same thing?
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0answers
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Is it possible to add MicrosoftYaHei Bold font to my Photoshop on Mac

I am trying to modifying some textes on a poster that someone gave me. When I open the document, i see the following alert: She did this poster with Photoshop on Windows, whereas i am using Adobe ...
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votes
0answers
24 views

Convert Background to Alpha - Subject is Moss

I am using GIMP as a graphic editing tool and I am trying to take a picture I took of some hanging moss on a tree, and eradicate the tree from the picture. It's literally a clump of hanging moss just ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Typekit font in SVG icon

I am trying to achieve my logo to be properly displayed on my website. I have created an SVG icon in Illustrator with a font from Adobe Typekit, it's Proxima Nova. The SVG Icon with text in it show's ...
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0answers
11 views

How can I increase the font size without making the text look bloated?

I want to spread a couple of words along a 1440px wide carousel. Sub 30px font size is good, but everything beyond that just destroys the beautiful elegance of the Baskervile typeface I am working ...
0
votes
2answers
57 views

High Resolution Text Logo

I am trying to create a plain text logo using photoshop/illustrator but am having great trouble making it so the text appears high resolution. I want to be able to create a logo with the same ...
2
votes
1answer
40 views

Pros and cons of running a freelance design business from home

When running a small (as in, one person) freelance graphic design business full-time, what are the pros and cons of working from home? I'm just wondering if anyone has experience running a studio ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

what margins to use for legal size book (8.5 by 14 inch) about 300 pages thick?

I have googled this and not able to find an answer. Everything is about letter size and smaller. What is the recommended settings to use for margins for a book legal size (8.5 by 14 inches) which is ...
1
vote
3answers
77 views

Looking for font where 6 is very different from upside-down 9

This question is the opposite of what was asked here: Does anyone know of any font families that 6, 9, 8, 0 look the same upside down as right side up? I'm searching for fonts where the numbers 6 and ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Adobe After Effect CS5 10.0 to 10.5 Updater not working? [migrated]

I have installed my Adobe After Effect CS5 version 10.0.0.458, and i'm planning to upgrade to the CS5 version 10.5 (Found from this adobe link). But strangely, from the 2 links given on that page. ...
0
votes
2answers
26 views

Why does InDesign not always recognize page breaks from Word?

Some of my page breaks were not carried over into InDesign from Word. Knowing why would be great before I start designing my next book. Thank you for your help.
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0answers
18 views

In Dreamweaver, is it enough to just use “media queries” for layout, or it's better to use “fluid grid” as well? [on hold]

I'm a new to web design (my experience in print design). I'm using Dreamweaver, and I would like to understand more about responsive websites. My question: is it enough to use "media queries" to make ...
1
vote
4answers
66 views

Best way to save an illustrator design so it cannot be altered

I have designed a logo for a non-profit that I want to allow different committees to use it, but I don't want them to be able to alter anything but the size. I have created the design as a vector ...
3
votes
3answers
52 views

How to reduce a PDF with 80 TIFFs file size?

I have an InDesign document of about 80 pages with roughly around 80 high resolution TIFFs (one for each page). The average size of each TIFF is around 15MB. When I export it, the PDF's file size is ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Sketch plugin to use images for borders?

I was looking around for a while, but can't find a solution for this. Essentially, I want to use an image for the border of a square, to ensure it stays consistent while resizing (very similar to ...
6
votes
2answers
134 views

Identifying similar font to Futura

Today I watched a Ted Talk, and loved the presentation. In particular the font used. I did some research and found out this looked like Futura. So I did compare the two, but there are subtle ...
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votes
1answer
38 views

large jpegs become blurred when printing

I am saving large 8 x 12 inch picture to disk as jpeg, the file is 35 megabytes when opened in photoshop only 1.5 meg on disk when printing out picture and it prints blurred. It seems to loose quality ...

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