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What's the simplest way to make a perfect multi-colored tile grid in illustrator?

I Googled "illustrator repeat shape" and none of the results gave a clear answer from what I could tell. I want to make a simple multicolored grid something like this, without duplicating and ...
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In Inkscape, how do I move individual parts of a clipped region?

I have a layer of shapes and a layer of paths that I am using as the source for laser cutting some objects. My goal is to clip the paths to the outline of the shapes, then move the resulting paths ...
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As a graphic designer how do you manage your assets

As a graphic designer your likely to amount a huge number of digital assets, whether there mockup examples to show clients, icons, or assets used throughout a number of your projects. How do you ...
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Drawing a perfect star in Inkscape

I want to draw a very simple, but perfectly rotated star, exactly like this. But I can't get it rotated exactly like the image. Even using Ctrl while drawing (with the default angle of 15°) doesn't ...
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Why PSD design ppi matters on iOS, but not on Android?

A designer told me that he makes a design for iOS using 326dpi resolution. If he uses less, they will not look nice on iPhone and iPad screens (image blurry). On Android, dpi value on the largest ...
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Snap to grid in Inkscape

How do I set up snap to grid in Inkscape? I have a grid enabled but snapping doesn't seem to be working. This answer pointed me in the right direction but still didn't solve my problem. I am sharing ...
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How to pass website design to web developer? [duplicate]

Is there a way to communicate with web designer not using the PhotoShop on both sides? It is too expensive. When hand writing annotations will be always incomplete, buggy and time-expensive. May be ...
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Deviding a group of paths in the middle

I have traced and expanded a tire that I now want to cut straight in the middle so I can decrease the opacity of the left half. That group of paths the expansion created I can't cut now - even with a ...
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Is it possible to modify a line using 3 or more handles in bezier curves in adobe illustrator or other program?

I was following a tutorial about bezier curves and the explanation behind it. At the same time was reproducing some of the learning on Illustrator. But there was a part of the tutorial where you ...
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How do I remove the white text boxes, black text, and brick wall from this picture?

As you can see, I have tried using the spot healing and healing brush tools as well as magic wand + fill to no avail.
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Do formatting (invisible) characters have a name?

In typography, some text editors will offer the option to display "invisible" or "formatting" characters such as these: (from this page) Do these have a name? I mean, of course you could call ...
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ID CS6: Matching blacks for printing via POD services?

I'm an experienced but self-taught InDesign user. I can put a book together for print, but I've got gaps in some basics. Still, everything I've done through POD services so far has printed clean. Now ...
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Recording every level of threshold in Photoshop as a new merged layer Photoshop CC

Currently I have an artwork group and a threshold layer above the group as follows: What I would like to do is to increase the threshold level from 1 to 255, creating a new merged layer (Ctrl + ...
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Prototyping tool that navigates back more than 1 level?

I'm currently using Invision to prototype apps/websites. Invision has a handy link that allows you to link back to whatever the previous screen was. However it only lets you do it for 1 level. So say ...
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1answer
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Former client is demanding files they lost

I provided all intellectual property files to a former client as each project I worked on for them was completed. All files were delivered and payments were made for my work over 16 months ago. This ...
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1answer
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Direct select multiple anchor points in Sketch 3

What is the most efficient way to select multiple anchor points in Sketch 3? I'm an Ai user and I want to instinctively toggle between the direct selection and pen tools and just click and drag - can ...
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768 views

Why does my master page move when the page shuffles left/right?

I am laying out a book in Adobe InDesign. Context: Since creating the original book document, I have changed the page size from 6x9 to 7x10. All my master pages are of the new size (7x10). (I have a ...
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164 views

Extra horizontal line after adding type to image using Pathfinder Unite in Illustrator

I am trying to make the path of the letters in 'hanwell' trim to/flush with the edges of the bridge illustration, so that the letters only appear in the gaps between the bridge pillars. I have drawn ...
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Why is my PDF displaying documents at 72dpi?

I created a file in Photoshop with a resolution of 300ppi. However, my PDF keeps producing a file that consists of what is much smaller and more like a 72dpi image. I triple checked my resolution ...
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how do you change jpeg export quality in Sketch?

e.g. if i want to export a jpeg at 80%, how do i do that in Sketch.app? it appears to export at 96% by default.
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Convert PDN without using Paint.NET

GIMP cannot read .pdn files (the native file format created by the Windows Paint.NET program.) I have some layered .pdn files. I do NOT have access to Paint.NET which created them, nor do I have ...
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Wavy font tutorial

I'd like to create an animation like the first seconds of this gif: https://media.giphy.com/media/l3V0wK98z0Q3G5EpW/giphy.gif How can I search for a tutorial? What terms do I have to use? Thanks!
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105 views

Separate Image Differences on almost identical images

I am usually proficient in Photoshop but this one is really stumping me. I have two almost identical images and I need to separate the differences onto a new transparent layer for overlaying with ...
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3answers
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How to go about creating an Icon Pack

As a beginner in Illustrator I've been creating some pretty cool graphics I'd like to share on my website. From what I've seen, people create a one file .ai icon pack that you can download and use ...
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0answers
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What is the difference between spot colors and global ?

What is the difference between spot colors and global in illustrator? thanks
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Colors on different monitors killing my eyes

I designed a mockup on my LG monitor. When I view the same design on another monitor that I own, the colors seem drastically different. I reset both of the monitors to their factory defaults, but ...
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Removing guides in Photoshop

In Adobe Photoshop (I'm currently using CS5), is it possible to remove the cyan-coloured guide lines? I'm talking about the ones added by View > Guides.. > horizontal/vertical guide choice I can't ...
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1answer
13 views

remove distinct points from an image by GIMP

I want to remove all distinct points from some images, for example like this one: You can see: points have different color so I can not use select by color tool. point are very close to main part ...
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1answer
167 views

Separate a transparent layer from this image?

I have this image : As you can see It has a transparent layer of QR Code and I need to extract It somehow.. How can I do this? I tried selecting the QR Code using color range. but as you can ...
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67 views

How to save multiple smart objects as separate image files in a single click?

I downloaded a psd file from some website. In that , it had various smart object layers in a single image. When i hit save, these smart object layers are saved as separate image files. I don't know ...
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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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217 views

illustrator join two objects into one

I want to merge two objects and select only the outside path, I don't want the path inside. How do I do this in Illustrator ?
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1answer
155 views

Illustrator: Move selected items to separate Layers

The title says it all. Is it possible in Adobe Illustrator to move selected items to new separate layers?
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35 views

Prevent Photoshop from adding unnecessary prefix

I am trying to use the Export Option "Export Layers to Files" where Photoshop exports each individual layer to a separate file. You also get the option to enter a custom prefix that will be added to ...
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0answers
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Custom text field shape in Sketch

I'd like to create custom text field shape in sketch app. In the following picture you can see the rectangular text field. I'd like the field to begin right after the oval (just like the red line ...
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1answer
4k views

How do I accurately slice images in Illustrator CS3?

I have just finished building a new web page in HTML 5 and using a jQuery slider effect to horizontally scroll across the web pages. Now I need to design a background at 8000x1000px so it all "flows ...
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2answers
303 views

Paper size for A4 publication

I want to make an A4 saddle stitch booklet(A3 spreads). I am confused as to what paper size I would have to use. I would have to include crop marks and bleed and if I printed on A3 would I have to ...
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Change background color of GIF all frames at once on Photoshop

How can I change the background color of a GIF all frames at once on Photoshop? I tried changing the background color layer by layer and then saving by "Save for Web", but the GIF doesn't animate ...
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1answer
79 views

Distributing layer position in sequence

I'm in storyboard hell. I have to place about 400 separate images in sequence on a huge board in photoshop. So I have a 20,000 px by 10,000 px board and a load of layers which have been imported in ...
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4answers
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How do I edit multiple layers at once?

How do I edit multiple layers in Photoshop at once? Highlighting them all or selecting them selectively while holding shift does not work (for example, when applying Layer Options effects to layers).
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3answers
398 views

Conventions regarding saving different versions of a logo in Adobe Illustrator

When designing logos in Adobe Illustrator, what is the best way to save all my separate versions of the logo? In separate project (.ai) files or in separate artboards?
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1answer
39 views

Merging 3 different-Not Crossing Shapes into 1 Path

I want to merge 3 letters into 1 path. Their paths simply don't touch or cross each other. So basically it means I have 3 different positioned shapes I need to merge. Is it possible? And the ...
2
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1answer
99 views

Tracing Problems With Inkscape

I've created a logo using Fireworks and I'm trying to vectorise it in Inkscape. The problem that I have is that my whole logo has a solid black glow around it to make it really stand out but when I ...
2
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3answers
157 views

How to properly set the css leading

I have a situation trying to figured it out how o properly use and set the css leading when we have something like this: Even if the line-height is the same, the first 2 lines look pretty far away ...
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2answers
526 views

Is Photoshop worth the cost over alternatives? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out if I should buy into the whole "Photoshop" and "Adobe way". I understand how to use the program quite well, and my trial is coming to an end fairly soon, I don't really know ...
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2answers
385 views

What subtle techniques can be used to make design look better overall? [closed]

I am have been spending a good amount of my time to learn how to do design. My friend is a designer and helps out when he can he often comes around and shows me tricks that make things like text and ...
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1answer
21 views

Write scripts in notepad++

I'm looking for a plugin for Notepad ++, write scripts and make the debugger and console. Is there such a thing? Or alternatively, any other advanced code editor, with the possibility of communicating ...
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1answer
54 views

Optimal background for an emblem mobile wallpaper?

I am trying to find the ideal background for this personal emblem that I made to use as a mobile lock screen wallpaper. However, I am spending too much time trying to achieve the ideal background ...
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2answers
28 views

Editing Photoshop layers in Sketch

Can I edit Photoshop layers from a PSD file in Sketch? If not, is there a way to import a PSD into Sketch?
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1answer
26 views

Vectorize a Photoshop file in Illustrator?

Can you create something in Photoshop, save it, open it in Illustrator, and convert it to a vector? I haven't tried any other things, but I'm trying to make a logo and I'm comfortable with Photoshop, ...

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