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1answer
154 views

How can i draw this shape using rounded rectangle tool

Hi, i want to draw this shape but using rounded rectangle tool. Do you have any idea?
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1answer
65 views

Pathfinder result sightly different from expected!

I'm making this icon with a base vector and white strokes with variable profiles (right image) and I wanted to unify them as a single object, so I expanded the strokes and used Pathfinder's difference ...
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1answer
88 views

Export PNG (or other) in multiple versions from PSD with varying background layers

Ive got a website ive mocked up in PS ive got a range of background options which are individual layers in a folder called Backgrounds. I want to export copies of the website but each time change the ...
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3answers
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How to create a graphic of a text with transparent background [duplicate]

I make custom cursors for Tumblr blogs and this was a request, but I can't seem to figure out how to make all but the words transparent; even the spaces in the loops need to be transparent:
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2answers
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How to render objects in smooth mode in Maya

There is smooth mode (3 on keyboard if I'm correct) to show objects 'smooth' in the viewport, but when I render it, there is no smoothing. What should I do in order to get a smooth render? I've ...
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1answer
207 views

How to open a file the fast way in Gimp?

The classical way to open a file is not followed in Gimp. There is no browse button, nor there is a textbox where one can paste the path to the file. I do not edit images everyday and I always have to ...
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0answers
17 views

Generating multiple JPEGS using photoshop [duplicate]

I need to print 100's of certificates for some college work. I have made one PSD of the certificate, and I have a notepad file with all the contacts for the certificates. i just need to make the ...
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3answers
703 views

How to create solar flares using Gimp or Inkscape

How can I create a solar flares effect using GIMP or Inkscape? Something like this image: Edit: first of all thanks for all the great comments and suggestions. My initial idea was to create the ...
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1answer
782 views

How to resize canvas interactively in Photoshop CS6?

If I resize canvas from menu, then the size of larger objects not change. I.e. they still have some portions existing outside of canvas. Meanwhile, if I do crop with interactive tool, I loose outside ...
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1answer
62 views

Alignment for report columns

I am currently creating a Crystal report, but having difficulty on how to align certain columns. I have a Social Security, employee_name, Check Number and Amount. I understand that the amounts ...
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1answer
229 views

Textbook layout including examples of two different computer programming languages?

I am currently producing a new edition of an old book of mine; this new book will incorporate code samples from several different computing environments. What I want to know is: what is the best way ...
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2answers
186 views

Website design - adjusting the size of picture

I have a stock photo, it's original size is 5616 × 3744 px. I would like to change its size to be used for my web design in photoshop - to size 1600 x 600. I do not want to crop the image because I ...
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2answers
1k views

How to apply a gradient effect for a particular circular path? [duplicate]

I want to apply a gradient effect and have it look like in this image.
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1answer
613 views

Photoshop - Background color for multiple shape objects on multiple layers [duplicate]

I have multiple layers with rectangle shapes on each, i want to apply same color to every shape at once. Can anyone share a tip? Thanks,
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1answer
158 views

Interpreting color function and adjusting pixels values

Here is the definition which I read from the net source 1st is Midtone: Situated between the darkest tone (Black), and the brightest tone (White). For a 24 bit colour image, this occurs when ...
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2answers
116 views

what Font used by sharpedgeIT company?

I was just wondering if anyone could find this font for me.
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0answers
114 views

Is there a script to import & apply data sets to a PSD?

I have a .psd file which is a template for data. Layers are defined to match dataset variables. I will need to populate this template regularly with different data, so I'm looking for a script to do ...
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2answers
732 views

Gaming Icon Question for A Flat Design Gaming Portal

My designer is working on a flat design for a gaming portal for World of Warcraft. We want to use icons for a sub-menu and figured using icons directly from the game would be best from a user ...
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3answers
873 views

Connecting A and T in a custom typographic mark

I don't have a lot of examples of "Look at me, I drew all the letters!" typography. But here is one, and I'm happy with the overall sketch and like everything but the first two letters. I dislike ...
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0answers
89 views

3DS Max 2015: link objects so that they stretch?

I am importing a 3d model from an external program. There are three long objects end-to-end like so: +---+---------------+---+ | +---------------+ | | | ^ | | | | C ...
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1answer
972 views

What is the Font type of “pocket edition” text in Minecraft Pocket Edition logo?

Does someone know the font type of the text "pocket edition" in the Minecraft Pocket Edition logo pictured here?
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1answer
683 views

How to superimpose one image on another that has a different perspective? [duplicate]

I would like to take the menu image, below, and superimpose it on top of the screen in the image below it, so it looks like the person is looking at that on their screen. Is this easily done in ...
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5answers
244 views

Do we perceive images in text reading direction?

I received a graphic in a presentation with equally weighted items in it. Their order did not match my expectation, so I started to wonder why that would be. Finally I figured out that I was reading ...
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2answers
582 views

Setting “Pixels per inch” to match Macbook Pro Retina

Basically just a quick question from a newbie to Photoshop, recently i've been finding that my text on photoshop amongst other items in my designs were ending up blurry as a result of my retina ...
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2answers
634 views

Retaining px dimension when export to a PNG file. Adobe Illustrator

In Adobe Illustrator I have an Icon that has dimensions of 200px by 200px. When I export it to a PNG file though,the PNG file is 834px by 834px. Any suggestions to keep the icon at 200 by 200 pixels?
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What is the most similar web font or alternative font family to Helvetica Neue? [duplicate]

Given the relatively expensive license fee to use this font, I am wondering what are the most frequently used alternatives for this, and just how successful the alternative fonts have been in ...
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2answers
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Could not open JPG file in Photoshop [closed]

I download Image from an Internet and want to open this jpeg Image in Photoshop but I got an errorCould not complete your request because of a problem parsing the JPEG Data.
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1answer
788 views

how to get Arabic in Photoshop CS3? [duplicate]

I want to type Arabic text in Photoshop cs3, but the text appears disjointed and the letters do not connect at all. For example محمد appears as م ح م د.
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3answers
114 views

unable to crop the valid psd file in photoshop [closed]

I have a PSD file which contains many Layers and each layer contains either some image or text. i want to crop the selection Area from that psd file..while doing that, it throwing an error please ...
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2answers
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Critique: Icon app redesign

An amateur graphic designer here. I was told to redesign a reddit app icon on playstore and he told me to apply the Google's new design scheme that was leaked a few days ago (The first illustration ...
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1answer
198 views

Indian Railway car fonts - available for the web?

I'm in love with the fonts used on the sides of Indian Railway cars. Is this just a hand-painted Gill Sans, or is this a custom font? For one thing the R's look slightly different.
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0answers
47 views

How can I create a texture like the one found in the background images on Perch's website? [duplicate]

Im new to graphic design and was looking to enhance my images I create with subtle things like textures instead of just pure color fills. A website's texture has caught my eye and I was wondering how ...
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1answer
103 views

Is there a way to create an action or script to select and embed external file(s) placed in an Illustrator file?

As a follow-up to my question Is there a way to expand linked EPS file placed inside another EPS file in Illustrator? I am now trying to create an action to select and embed external file(s) placed ...
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9answers
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What are the key principles that effective designs share?

You have arrived on this page because you are clearly curious about underlying fundamentals that you can incorporate into your thought process when designing. According to many that came before us, ...
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3answers
522 views

Deleting part of a pre-made shape in Pixelmator

Is it possible to delete part of one of Pixelmator's premade shapes? I tried cropping part of the shape, but that just creates a new window where the cropped portion is shown on the canvas and the ...
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0answers
126 views

Graphic containing vector and image content prints out of alignment [closed]

I have observed the following problem repeatedly while preparing figures for publication in journals. When the figure (created using the mathematics tool MATLAB) contains an image (raster) object ...
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1answer
59 views

Can anyone identify this font from a Technikav manual? [duplicate]

It's from Technikav line of camera. I have no idea what it might be, as I'm not very knowledgeable. Here's more... http://www.cameramanuals.org/prof_pdf/super_technika_v-1.pdf Thx!
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1answer
216 views

Using cropmarks

My InDesign document is 195 mm x 280 mm, has a 4mm bleed, 0mm slug and 10mm margin. My client specified: Size: 195 x 280 + 4 mm bleed. Cropmarks should be used. What does that mean? Should I ...
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1answer
255 views

Scaled layer in background for 8 bit art

I want to create some 8-Bit artwork using gimp. Is it possible to open a larger, higher resolution image and have it transparently in the background while drawing the 8 bit representation of say, ...
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2answers
188 views

Is there a font alternative to Mason Book?

It looks like this: link. Anybody know of any alternative, commercial licensed fonts that are simplistic and semi-serifed? Thanks! EDIT (partial picture of the font) -
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3answers
260 views

Photoshop - Removing an Object using the Content Aware function

I needed to remove something from my picture of computer on the table and restore the structure of the table when the object is no longer there. I have accomplished already removing the object and ...
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3answers
633 views

How can I achieve consistent colours in my app on different mobile displays?

We are working on a mobile game that will run on iOS and Android devices. The graphic theme has been designed during the first steps of the development by a single person. Now he's no more an active ...
2
votes
1answer
594 views

How could I use Indesign's find by grep feature to find and format words between to underscores?

Lets say I have a bunch of text that needs to be italic. Throughout my text, italics are represented as: _word_ _any_ _car_ And so on... I want to find these, and replace them with word, car, any, ...
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2answers
2k views

How to disunite pie chart elements?

I've created a Pie Chart Using Illustrator CS6 using Chart tool. ... and the "Group Selection Tool" to pick single pie chart elements and move them around. All pie chart elements are within one ...
2
votes
1answer
97 views

Indesign CS6: Cannot add alt tags to images

I am developing a flyer that will be distributed as a PDF, and our requirement is that it be "Section 508" compliant, that is, readable by a screen reader. I am trying to add alt tags to meet this ...
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1answer
247 views

Scripting Photoshop: path has too many points to be converted to selection?

I am working with some large tiff files with fairly complex clipping paths, and have written a script to convert the paths to a selection, invert that selection and delete pixels in order to ...
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3answers
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How do I resize a combined shape while maintaining its proportion in Photoshop?

I made two gif images to describe what really my problem is. Anyway on the first image, I've drew shapes individually and combined them all to make this logo. Unfortunately, its shape deforms whenever ...
1
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2answers
2k views

Arcing text into a U-shape (not in text warp menu)

I want to warp a string of text into a u-shape where only the top is bent but the bottom stays flat. Like this logo but assuming the bottom remained flat and only the top went from big to small ...
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2answers
214 views

Font to use in iOS social network application [closed]

I am almost in the final step of the design of a social network application, I am just not sure what would be the best font type for that type of applications, instead of using the system font type.
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0answers
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White artifacts when expanding extruded object [duplicate]

I use Illustrator CS6 to create a 3D pie chart. For this, I first create a "normal" pie chart and apply an extrude filter. Even though the results looks great in Illustrator, I get some white ...

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