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Creating stained glass patterns from photos, Illustrator Image Trace?

:) I'm looking to create cut-out patterns for stained glass projects from photographs, and I've started to dabble with Illustrator's "Image Trace" tool. Ideally, I'd like to have the image traced, ...
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Where does user flow diagrams fit in into the UX/UI designer sages of development?

I'm a web administrator by trade and am seriously looking into shifting my career towards UX/UI design. Within my current role I'm not enjoying the mundane custodial work. After careful ...
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Create animated gif of an arrow being hand-drawn

I want to hand-draw an arrow, on either an ipad or the trackpad of a macbook, and generate an animated gif which 'replays' the drawing in real time. I want the animation to look like an arrow being ...
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InDesign Measurements

I'm working with an InDesign document and turning it into HTML/CSS. It is using mm for sizes, but I need the measurements in pixels. Height measures as 66px in InDesign using the measuring tool. I ...
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How can i make this “color overlay” effect in Photoshop?

anyone can help me to how i can do this effect with Photoshop? Thanks!
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10 views

Do I need the Pantone Solid Coated Guide if I have Color Bridge Coated Guide?

I need a Solid Coated Pantone Guide. If I buy the Coated Color Bridge, does that have all the solid swatches (PMS) in addition to the CMYK equivalent? i.e. Would it be redundant to buy the regular ...
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1answer
13 views

Images or functioning websites for portfolio?

I am new web designer, should I include images or functioning websites in my portfolio? All of my designs are personal projects that I have designed and built using html, css and javascript. Are ...
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1answer
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Is there research on the preference of sans-serif fonts in printed text for Western European countries?

According to an answer on: How are Serif and Sans-serif fonts different, and when should one use one over the other? For print, in the U.S., body copy is usually set in serif, while in Europe it's ...
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Change the stroke width without changing the width and height of the rectangle

When I change the stroke width of a rectangle the width and and height change also. How can I prevent this from happening?
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75 views

How may I transfer a frame animation from one PSD file to another?

How may I transfer a frame animation from one PSD file to another? Recently, I created a short frame animation of a logo in Photoshop CC. I would like to integrate this animation into a larger ...
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213 views

Acrobat Pro - How to add multiple custom stamps at once

Is there a way to add many custom stamps at once? Adding within the program only allows one stamp to be added at a time (I have 71 to add). I tried adding the image files to the stamps folder within ...
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How to read trim dimensions (115 3/8”w x 38”h)?

I have been given these dimensions: 115 3/8”w x 38”h for a print banner but I don't quite understand what it means! i.e: what is the width & height of the canvas I should work on?
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1answer
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Is there is a way to see the size of the selection rectangle in Paint.NET

Is there is a way to see the size of the selection rectangle in Paint.NET e.g. if I select a 5x5 square, can I see that is it 5x5 without having to count pixels. I know there is a ruler on the side, ...
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38 views

How can I stop Illustrator's eraser tool from making small details vanish?

When I use the Eraser Tool (Shift+E) in Illustrator, there is a strange and undesired effect. It seems to clean up fine details on the effected layer, sometimes removing small shapes. For example, ...
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1answer
1k views

How to study for Adobe Photoshop ACE exam?

I'm planing to take the Adobe Photoshop ACE certification. I would like to know if is there any specific material and what is the recommended approach to study for the exam?
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1answer
277 views

Photoshop 3D Cube Rounded Corners

I have a cube that I created in Photoshop CS6 using the 3D tools. However, I want the corners on the cube to be rounded, similar to those on dice. How can I accomplish this? Here is an example of ...
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1answer
12 views

Indesign - Paste Inline Image Resized to Frame Width

I'm inserting large inline images into my text flow, which it then breaks the flow and disappears. Is there a way to have it automatically resize to fit the text frame's boundaries?
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1answer
35 views

How would you represent text on the same place but with different images on each side?

I've been working on a booklet for a client but I have no idea how shoud I do it I have to put the text on the exact same place for every page, I can't get pass this one! Any idea?
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2answers
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Indesign - Resize Image to Specific PPI

If I paste/place a large image (72 ppi) into Indesign and want to scale it down to be equivalent to 300 ppi, is there a way to do that in just Indesign? I know I could figure out the scaling math, ...
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Self-publishing / marketing children's book [migrated]

I have wanted for some time now to write and illustrate a children's book. How realistic is it to self publish? I have no business background in this at all, and would expect to make a loss initially. ...
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1answer
33 views

Hyphens in Personal Logos

How do I go about incorporating a hyphen into a personal logo? I'm currently working on the initials P and C of a double barreled last name (eg. Jean-Baptiste) and I thought the hyphen of the last ...
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2answers
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Photoshop CS6. Disable pixel grid appearance when selecting pixels

Is it possible, to disable appearance of pixel grid, when selecting pixels (e.g. use of region selection, magic wand, lasso and other selection tools)? I'm work with pixel art, and I always turn this ...
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1answer
17 views

Which one is the best for creating android material icons?

I am a new designer. I need to design an icon for my android application. But I need to make it material. So now I am asking to you that which one is best for me to creat a material icon? And if here ...
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2answers
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Can the color of the underline below the text be changed to a different color than the text in Corel Draw x7?

I am making a visiting card in corel draw X7. I want to change the color of the underline of a word but when I do it the color of the whole text changes too. Please tell me how to change the color of ...
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1answer
28 views

InDesign GREP help changing mulitple lines format only

I am looking for help to make formatting baseball stats for my paper easier. SO far i have been able to use GREP to do a lot of the work for me as changing the lines for every game is tedious. Below ...
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3answers
160 views

Losing Transparency when placing an item in illustrator

I've never had this problem before. I'm saving my images in Photoshop with no background. But when I place them into Illustrator they have a white background. I've tried it as a Tiff, Png, PSD, and ...
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1answer
19 views

Using Open Sans family font in website

I want to implement the Open Sans family font (a Google font) in a web site. Can I use this font for free? Of what I read there is no problem to use it but I want to make sure it's OK. Please ...
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2answers
27 views

Is it possible to crop a JPEG image without losing quality for the kept part of the image?

Is it possible to crop a JPEG image without losing quality for the kept part of the image? Or phrase the the question differently: Is it possible to crop a JPEG image without compressing the kept part ...
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1answer
23 views

Reverse Nearest Neighbor Algorithm in Image Scaling in Photoshop

Is there a way to reverse this method of image scaling in Photoshop? This is an example of what I mean: http://tech-algorithm.com/uploads/nneighbor01.png I need to reverse the process in order to ...
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1answer
33 views

SVG optimization practices when drawing in Illustrator

I’ve noticed that when exporting a file from AI to SVG, there is a lot of code created that is not necessary and I realized then that this code can be certainly optimised. Found this interesting SVG ...
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1answer
66 views

Transparent mesh has noise when change camera

I have 3D Studio Max 2014 and i made my mesh transparent (first with material, second with ALT+X) but when i change the camera or move the object the mesh has some kind a noise on it for a few second ...
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Text scale massive when opening OpenStreetMaps SVG image in Illustrator

I am using Illustrator CC 2015 and getting odd results when opening an SVG vector file exported from OpenStreetMaps.org All the text is scaled massively and seems to be aligned closer to the bottom ...
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Alternative to Pristina Font?

I'm looking for an alternative to the Pristina font: I'm looking for either a Web Font or an installable font. Free would be great, but also potentially willing to pay. Eventual use is updating ...
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1answer
11 views

How to edit the “lists” defined in Bullets & Numbering in paragraph styles?

The "Bullets & numbering" section of InDesign paragraph styles lets you create "Lists" and give them a name and properties around how and when they restart numbering. Once a "list" is created, ...
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2answers
2k views

Solidworks: Is it possible to export assembly as vector PDF file? (or EPS?)

I'm relatively new to solidworks and am looking to export my work in the highest possible quality for inclusion in a report (which will ultimately be a PDF). My understanding is that Solidworks is ...
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1answer
30 views

Dividing a colour wheel (gaps)

I'm trying to create a colour wheel in Illustrator. I have created one (two actually but they both produced the same result), but it looks a little rough. I've attached an image to this post you can ...
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2answers
36 views

In InDesign CC how do I remove pagination from just the cover page? [on hold]

I need to remove the pagination from the cover page in InDesign and start pagination with the second page of the layout.
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2answers
160 views

How can I convert a path to a shape in Inkscape?

This is a follow-up to my earlier question, where I learned that one can trace the edge of a vector image by using a union if all the parts are shapes. However, while I found instructions for ...
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1answer
15 views

What does the Dreamweaver grid layout refer to, and what is the standard?

I saw that in Dreamweaver, as well as in .psd, designers use guides to separate the page layout in 'grids'. I suppose this is tied to the idea of responsive web design, but I want to know why a ...
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1answer
189 views

What colormap to choose?

I'm doing maps of how much solar energy is received by the ground surface over Europe, using matplotlib. So I'm obviously plotting sequential data. I'm doing a filled contour map. I have monthly as ...
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35 views

How to transform an object to another? [GIF]

I'm trying to guess how to do the logo effect that you can see on this website: susannevetter.com I want to transform an object to another and make it as a gif. Do you know any technique/tutorial to ...
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1answer
187 views

Why are drop shadows so hard to render, and is there an easier alternative for an aging computer?

I've been using drop shadows on a logo I'm working with and when I apply the effect it takes a good 30-40 seconds for it to finish, and then same amount of time for each edit. I'm using an older ...
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1answer
29 views

Untenable rendering times (12+hrs) on simple 3D objects

I just upgraded to CC, and I haven't really done any 3D modeling before so any advice would be greatly appreciated. I made three fairly small objects: a table, a glass, and a beer bottle, as well as ...
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1answer
319 views

How to create a uniformly distributed dashed plot in a scatter graph in Adobe Illustrator CS4

In Illustrator CS4 I have a scatter graph with four data sets. Now I want to use dashed and dotted patterns. However the dashes are not distributed uniformly over a plot. Click here to see a PDF ...
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0answers
26 views

Bleeding line looks weird in illustrator cc 2015

I'm using illustrator cc 2015 version, but I found that the bleeding line is a little bit weird. As the image, I can't see the top bleeding line although it functions normally. It's not a big deal ...
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1answer
79 views

Changing the position of outlines in Skech & Toon on Cinema 4d

I'm trying to add a thick, comic-book style outline to text using the sketch and toon rendering effect in C4D. When the outline is set to a high thickness it becomes apparent that it is drawn based ...
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1answer
1k views

How to share Global Colors in Sketch App?

I am trying to share a very extensive color palette that I have created in "Global Colors" in a Sketch file. I need to share this with a coworker, but when I send the file to them and they open it on ...
2
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1answer
6k views

Ideal way to wrap a label around a bottle (3d extrude?)

Previously I might have used Photoshop's warp tool to wrap a label around a bottle but it's hard to get perfect results in this way. I'd love a more consistent method so I tried experimenting with ...
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2answers
52 views

Create a symbol inside a symbol, Illustrator 2015

Did Adobe stop supporting symbols inside of symbols? I could swear this was a feature in 2014 that does not exist in 2015. This is what I noticed. -I create two symbols. -I edit one symbol and stick ...
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21 views

Can't open photo because not enough Ram (memory) [on hold]

I've tried restarting, shut down and resaved file as TIF. What can I do to resolve the issue of not enough RAM, although I know there is plenty in my work computer.

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