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Illustrator CS6 - Hand Tool moving along invisible grid

I've recently been working in Illustrator CS6 and after a fresh install the Hand Tool works as expected. However, after repeatedly pressing ctrl-z (or ctrl-+ or ctrl--, can't remember), the hand tool ...
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Weird cutouts in stroke Illustrator CC 2015

For some reason, no matter what size I set the stroke to, there is always a strange cutout or an add on in a corner where two strokes meet. I've even tried changing the corner type and the limit. ...
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How do I remove the box and shadow surrounding a 24-bit Windows 10 icon?

I'm trying to create icons for Windows 10 using Photoshop and IcoFX. I've created 24-bit w/ alpha icons. The alpha channel is rendering correctly (see the shadow in the test icon below) but something ...
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What rounded bold cursive font looks like the “Dunked” logo?

I have been seeing a major trend in these types of fonts, the bold cursive ones. I have been going through many and so far I have found Pacifico an Honey Script. I have tried using font identification ...
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1answer
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How do I remove parts of a cirlce?

Hi there. I really want to remove the parts of these circles marked by the yellow circles, but I've had a lot of difficulty doing so. Can anyone help.
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1answer
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How do I clean up my layers after outlining strokes and dividing?

Hey all. So I'm creating a design in Illustrator. I want all of the shapes to have an even outline, but no stoke. In order to accomplish this I add the stroke and outline the strokes. Afterwards I ...
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How are Serif and Sans-serif fonts different, and when should one use one over the other?

What is the difference between these fonts, and what are some typical examples of why one might be used over another?
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Opening adobe programs on iMac version 10.9.5 [on hold]

When I try to open programs such as Adobe InDesign CC2015 I keep getting messages saying the program is not responding and I have to force quit and try again. Sometimes it takes 3-4 times to get the ...
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Illustrator/Photoshop: how to get path points' coordinates?

Hi everybody In the picture there is a line with black points. While I know how to get the anchor points coordinates with the mouse cursor, I would love to know how to get the information of the ...
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The most advanced JPEG image compression on mac?

Sometimes i work with JPEG files for my web designs. There are occasions where the PNG format is not suitable.. There are several optimization techniques for the PNG format, but I noticed that for ...
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Editing a document in Adobe Acrobat XI – The font changes

I am trying to edit an existing Adobe Acrobat document. The document uses one font, but when I write text in, the text is written in mono or some nonsense. The document tells me the font the ...
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Same text size, same font, but arnt identical [on hold]

I am typing the same words in two different text boxes. The font is the same type, same size but the text size is not identical. I'm using free transform to stretch the font to the size i need then ...
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Illustrator CC can't select clipping masks on canvass

First of all I can't select any clipping mask via canvass in my Illustrator CC. I don't know why this happens as layers are not locked. Second, Illustrator often makes a clipping mask when I use ...
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Photos are grainy when imported in illustrator?

So I got some raw pictures from a client for some business cards, they all look grainy when imported to illustrator I tried to edit the pictures and export them to JPG, but they still look grainy in ...
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Source of graphic design ideas

I love creating designs. Personally I would love to take my time, think up and create every little thing in my design. But on some cases I'm working with some company I have not so much idea of what ...
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Design problem: Tying together two related but different elements [migrated]

Brief history of what's happening: the client wanted an interactive graph that the user can use to determine their needs from the client. The graph charts the user's business growth over time. When ...
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How to draw a “circle grid” with editable colours and background colours?

Hi i was wondering if anyone could advise on how I would create the image shown? I am not a graphic designer but really need to create something like this. I have no idea even what package to use! ...
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1answer
25 views

What are the best tools/processes for web design refinements / adding polish?

I'm working on a particular part of a web page right now and have a mocked-up design to work from. I've always been able to get everything blocked out in HTML and roughly looking how I like in CSS no ...
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1answer
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Background Front Ground and layers

I have one background layer which have hands and trousers, one front ground layer image which is my design and several different colours of T Shirt. I am using script export layers to files(fast). My ...
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How to cut jigsaw patterns individually in Gimp?

I am creating a simple jigsaw pattern using GIMP. Is it possible to cut the picture into individual pieces in the same layer? Suggest some methods please.
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1answer
56 views

What is a bevel join of two lines exactly (Illustrator)?

When joining thick lines there are usually some options round miter bevel In a bevel join, the joint is 'flat'. But what does that mean precisely? There seem to be two options: Orthogonal The ...
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1answer
40 views

From a CAD model to an Illustration drawing. How to?

I am trying to draw the best illustration I can for a user manual. I have a CAD drawing in .STP and I would like to get some simple illustations in .AI or .EPS or .SVG I tried to export the ...
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3answers
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Photoshop CC Extract Assets from layer, get individual assets, not entire layer as one single asset/png

it used to be that I was able to extract all assets from a layer in a PSD, by right-clicking that layer in Photoshop and choosing "Extract Assets". This would bring up a view showing all the assets in ...
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How to change the file size of images without losing photo quality using Photoshop?

I have a set of images of up to 20mb each, and I want to reduce the file size without losing quality. How can I do it?
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Is Product Sans (Google new geometric font) being made available for commercial use?

I would really really like to know if someone can provide some heads up about the brand new Google's typeface called Product Sans. Is it already available somewhere? If so, it's likely that we're ...
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1answer
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Photoshop (CS6) - Character rig

Say I want to use Photoshop's puppet warp to animate a (2D) character. I have a psd-file with a layer for each component that can be moved individually - e.g. a layer for the body, one for each arm, ...
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How to use After Effects Trim Path with an Illustrator Path

I imported my Illustrator file into After Effects. I then turned the Vector layer into a shape layer. I added a trim path to the shape but the trim path does some weird start to end point mask. Video ...
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How to make a good gradient with lots of colors

Any tips on making some killer gradients like this? I am in love with this gradient: (Image by Ivan Bobrov via Dribble: https://dribbble.com/shots/1763092-K-mark ) How can I achieve something ...
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1answer
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What is the difference between InDesign Paragraph composer and Single line composer?

In the new InDesign CC under the Paragraph options there are 4 types of paragraph: adobe world ready single line composer adobe world ready paragraph composer adobe single line composer adobe ...
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1answer
77 views

Setting a pattern for a cell-background in Indesign using cell styles

I would like to set a patterned background (ex: hashed, spotted- effects that are easily done in Word) to some cells in a table in Indesign CS6. Even a gradient would do the trick, but I see the ...
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1answer
25 views

How do I get Adob Reader to allow my interactive PDF to be saved for e-mail?

I made a Questionnaire in Indesign CS6 and have the newest version of Adobe Reader. I'm trying to test it out but the bar at the top of the screen says that the information put into the form can't be ...
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2answers
543 views

Importing XML into InDesign and automatically adjusting content

My client has an InDesign catalog. Instead of manually updating it as he's done up to now, he'd like to import XML data into the InDesign file and not have to make any of the changes manually. However ...
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4answers
87 views

Software for Calendar Designing

Which is the best software of making a calendar. Coreldraw or Illustrator??? What is the standard size of calendar? And is there any inbuilt format or template fro making calendar in both Corel or ...
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1answer
161 views

Indesign CS5 No longer displaying section markers in Table of Contents

I'm working on a catalogue which has over time worked it's way up to 36 pages. I placed text boxes with Section Markers on the Master Page spread to use as the header for each page. I then created a ...
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2answers
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Should designs be created on paper first?

I am a newbie designer, I am often confused about moving through the design process, specifically when should I start using design software. Should I implement my ideas initially with software or ...
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1answer
93 views

Best and the quickest way to place variable sized photographs into canvas with no gaps

I have 46 images and have to put them inside a 300cm×120cm canvas. All the image files have different sizes. Is there any tool or method or technique to place them onto the canvas without ...
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3answers
3k views

Adobe Illustrator Save For Web SVG becomes empty

Windows 7, AI CS5 I have several artboards with different versions of a logo on them that I'm trying to save as an .svg file. ctrl+shift+alt+s to save for web. Active artboard's logo shows up in ...
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What is a good general document size for web page mockups and prototypes?

I do mockups and prototypes of sites and designs all the time, but I've always wondered if there is a standard size or width I should be using. Generally I'll make my document either 1024, 1200, or ...
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1answer
25 views

How to align rectangles adjacent?

I'd like to make the selected rectangles all vertically adjacent (no gaps), not overlapping. Is there a simple way to do that?
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2answers
38 views

Stroke color with Eye dropper Tool

If select a color from Eyedropper tool and try to put it in stroke of any object, then it doesn't fills up in it's stroke instead it fills the whole object not the stroke. Eg say its a circle which is ...
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Sizes for a website mock up [duplicate]

Anyone can suggest me a proper size to start with ? and then hopefully I will be able to resize it :) according to screen sizes .and also some fonts
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2answers
87 views

what are the other tools available for editing eps files other than Illustrator?

I made a vector logo using Illustrator cs6 in my office, but when I returned back to my home to work on it on Inkscape, it shows nothing, showing the error-- the file is not supported! to solve this ...
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1answer
592 views

Can I define the number of nodes in Coreldraw?

I use Corel to produce hpgl files that feed a CNC wire cutter. If I want the CNC to cut a different shape at each end it will do it but only if the files for each end have the same number of nodes. ...
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How small font sizes and details can I print in a risograph?

How small font sizes and details can I print in a risograph? Does it matter which model of riso machine it is? How much difference does the coarseness of the paper do? (A print test scanned with ...
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1answer
32 views

In Illustrator, is there a way smooth selected paths algorithmically?

I'm used to gimp in which there is a way to select a path and use an algorithm to remove excess points and generally smooth out the path. It asks for details like what kind of edge to keep as a ...
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5answers
57 views

What icon can I use which says “Auto Saved”

I have an application where users can save a document manually (Click the save button, add a description and save it) while working or if they forget, the app automatically saves the document every 15 ...
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1answer
45 views

How do you draw a path around an image? [on hold]

I am trying to remove the white background on an image that I had uploaded so that i can see the background behind.
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0answers
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How do I combine an SVG file with auto incrementing text in illustrator

Currently we have a series of sequential QR codes as SVGs. We are looking to add an incrementing unique number to the bottom of the QR code. Something like the following process. Import SVG ...
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3answers
2k views

Disable snapping to pixel grid

Is it possible to resize shapes or move shapes without aligning to pixel grid in Sketch 3? I can use real numbers to set size like 34.5 but when resizing in convert size or position to integer ...
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8answers
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As a graphic designer, should I use my personal name or create a business name/branding?

For a designer who begins doing freelance or start (or renaming) his/her own business, there's usually that critical decision that must be made: Should I use my own name or have a business name for ...

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