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In Adobe Illustrator CS6 how to add a smilie or a tick mark into a layer name field?

In Adobe Illustrator CS6 how do I add a smilie or a tick mark into a layer name field?
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How can I get the boundaries (width & height) of the current clipboard image?

To reproduce what I'm looking to do with scripting (JSX) in Photoshop: Select part of image with transperant background (no background layer) Copy File -> New *1 Paste *1 - Photoshop will ...
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4answers
109 views

Buying a logo from graphic designer

I am working with a graphic designer for a new logo. They are offering the logo, but have said there will be parameters put in place to prevent me from editing the logo myself. Is this commonplace ...
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2answers
17 views

Need help identifying vintage font

Can anybody tell me what this font is? Or something similar? I tried using whatthefont but nothing came up.
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0answers
7 views

Does anyone know the name of this particular font?

I am looking for the name of the font in the pictures. It is not Borg 9 or SF Sports Night. TIA
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3answers
110k views

How do I stop Illustrator from snapping to pixel increments?

I am working in Illustrator (15.0.2 (CS5) or 16.0.0 (CS6)) and when I try to move objects small distances, they snap to the nearest two pixels on some invisible grid. I can't find anything in the ...
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0answers
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App interface design pricing

I am a freelance graphic designer, but also a full time student with a full time retail job. In my regular job I do no design work. The freelance has not been very often, because of how busy I am. I ...
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1answer
6 views

Use Multiple Versions of Same Linked Smart Object Without Increase in File Size?

If I create an empty .psd and save it, it is 461 KB. Let's say I have a jpeg that is 20.2 MB. If I add it as a linked smart object, the .psd filesize jumps to 124MB. I don't really understand why the ...
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1answer
49 views

With InDesign, how can I copy and paste layers to be designated for a specific page?

I have 4 pages side by side and I have turned on "Paster Remembers Layers". I want to copy the layers from one page and paste them onto another page, where I can edit those new layers individually, I ...
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0answers
6 views

Gimp: making edges less smooth

Most questions are about smoothing edges. I would like the opposite. I have this map: I would like a plugin/filter to make edges more rough. Something along this:
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0answers
19 views

Can you create dynamic button styles/shapes in Photoshop that resize with text?

I need to make rounded buttons (pill shaped) in different sizes that will automatically adjust height/width based on the size/length of text on them. In Illustrator you can select a text object and ...
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0answers
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Recurse through layer sets keeping order

How can I recurse through the layersets keeping the order and also the art layers? static void RecurseFolders(ps.LayerSets layerSets, int Level = 0) { // loop through groups, prints out folder ...
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3answers
331 views

Exporting from InDesign for print: PDF, JPEG or PNG?

I have a poster I designed with Adobe InDesign (69in x 36in) and I want to go to a print place and have it printed, but I don't know which format I should give the printing guys my file. InDesign ...
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Need help finding right font for my logo

I've designed a logo and need help with finding the right font to use. Any suggestions? Also would appreciate feedback on the logo design please. Thanks for the time and help! Kind regards Kam
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1answer
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Pixelated Text when Exporting JPEG from Illustrator

I have created some text art in Illustrator that I would like to print out as a poster. Whenever I save the file as a PDF (300 DPI) and print it myself the text appears crisp with no pixelation. ...
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0answers
9 views

Illustrator CS6- distortion when resizing rectangles

When im resizing, rectangles gets distorted, also when holding Shift key. Earlier I have grouped, expanded and united them but it does not help at all. Any ideas guys?rectangles at 100% size
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11 views

Delete a custom palette

I created 2 custom color palettes with the same name. How do I delete the one I don't want? I've looked everywhere I can think of and can't find a Delete anywhere. Thanks
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4answers
28k views

How to use the color picker in illustrator?

How can I color picker for the gradient tool to sample a color? It seems the color picker does not work like photoshop does where you can pick a color from the existing canvas, but have to know either ...
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2answers
32 views

Illustrator and direct selection tool. Help!

I was watching a tutorial on youtube on how to make a specific logo on illustrator. The guy draws a triangle with the polygon tool. He then takes the direct selection tool and grabs the uper and left ...
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1answer
109 views

What is the name of the font used in this logo?

i am looking for this type of typeface for my new logo, i try to upload this image on whatfont(image to font chacker by myfont) but i can't get specific ...
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0answers
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Are design critiques acceptable on here? [migrated]

I know this question kind of defeats the purpose of me asking, but is it acceptable to post projects on here to be critiqued? If not I'll take this down ASAP.
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0answers
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Why did my InDesign preview mode background turn black?

I know that you can change the preview mode background color in Preferences>Guides and Pasteboards. When I was working on a document, without going into preferences, my preview mode (shortcut: W) ...
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1answer
82 views

Sketch 3 Text Wrap

Does anyone know how to create a text wrap in Sketch 3. I've scoured the internet and the best solution I've found is "use different text boxes" which does not seem ideal.
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2answers
616 views

Cutouts model resources?

I am a fan of DIY stuff and have recently seen these cardboard safari which looks pretty nice. I would like to try to do some of those myself but haven't found good cut out resources around and my own ...
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1answer
68 views

Which sizes should I deliver icons in? (Desktop, not web)

It's the first time I am designing some icons for use on a desktop, but I have now come to the point where I have to export them as .ico. My question: How do I deliver, hand in the icons to the ...
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2answers
54 views

How to blur part of the underlying image in photoshop?

I am a newbie in photoshop and learning it all by myself, recently I came across of this image and tried to recreate the effect (I used another image though). What I did: 1. Loaded the image on one ...
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1answer
125 views

Command line tool to align 2D non-photo images

Hugin's align_image_stack tool seems to be highly recommended for photos. It may well work in such cases where you have EXIF data, the images are all the same resolution and taken from roughly the ...
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1answer
40 views

Possibility to link two chapters together to show together in the toc of InDesign

A friend of mine is writing a student/teacher book. For the teachers the book should have the questions and also the answers in there. But the answer to a corresponding question should be in the ...
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0answers
30 views

Need guidance on logo redesign for hobby site [on hold]

I'm a non-graphics guy who runs a player-finder website for tabletop gamers. I'm not happy with the site's current logo but don't know what to do about it. The current logo at the top of the front ...
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1answer
28 views

Linking font properties on different text layers in photoshop

I'm looking for a technique in Photoshop which allows me to have a master text layer that's linked to other text layers and changes applied to it are applied to all liked layers (regarding font ...
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1answer
37 views

Exporting to pdf for latex generate a .pdf_tex with several pages

I am using inkscape 0.91 on kubuntu. In a script (that created some time ago) I use the following command line: inkscape -z -D --file=input.svg --export-pdf="output.pdf" --export-latex It ...
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2answers
52 views

laser vs. inkjet printer for vectors and text

As far as I've heard, a laser monochrome printer could deliver better sharp results compared with ink printers, when it comes to text printing. Assuming that all I need to print it's black text ...
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2answers
5k views

How to replace a character in a font with another character

I have a font in TrueType and OpenType format that I really like. I would like to replace one character of that font with another character. Specifically, I would like to make underscores look like ...
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2answers
134 views

batch resizing for image with different aspect ratio to be of same dimensions

My question is about batch resizing, now i followed this tutorial HERE . Now i had some some images in a folder which were of dimensions of 5000+ pixels , i need these images for the web , so the ...
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3answers
258 views

Position copied content within guides using a single PS Action

I'm struggling to get the following done in a single action: I have retouched full res TIFF's - each with a product shot on transparency background. The products are in slightly different place in ...
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1answer
310 views

Exporting Cinema 4D to .png - remove thick lines around the poly/

On my screen in cinema 4D I see this - Which is the low poly effect I want. But when I render it in the picture viewer and exported result, looks like this - Is there a setting to turn the lines ...
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3answers
1k views

FizzBuzz for graphic designers?

Is there some kind of test equivalent to what the FizzBuzz test is for developers, for graphic designers? That is, a short and simple question/task that can be asked/assigned just to determine whether ...
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3answers
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How can I change the center point of a irregular shapes/objects in Illustrator CS5?

Let's say I have a square, rectangle, or circle. By default, the center point of will be positioned exactly in the middle. It is so because the binding box is same as the shape. It can be viewed by ...
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0answers
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Trouble of view with photoshop [on hold]

I have some trouble with my photoshop all is very bad view I don't know what to do . I can not work with that. Anykind of help will be much appreciated.
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1answer
3k views

What if client doesn't like any logo design concept?

I'm in a process of creating Graphic Design contract. I've decided to provide each client with 3 logo concepts and 3 rounds of revision. Ideally, I would create 3 concepts and client will chose one, ...
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1answer
111 views

Change vector fill colors in Corel?

In Corel Draw X7 it is really easy to create vector fills. It is also easy to transform these vector fills (scale/shift). But I can't find a way how to change colors. Is there a way to edit vector ...
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0answers
30 views

Using an action to apply color overlay

In brief, I need a way of applying a layer colour overlay with dynamic values in an action. This is a hard one to describe but I have three source theme files which have many layers which correspond ...
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2answers
54 views

Achieving a printed on paper look

Firstly, thank you for taking the time to look at my question. So, I'd love to know how to achieve this effect (pic below). As you'll see it looks as though the ink is sitting on the brown paper and ...
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2answers
122 views

Is there a way to merge layers with the same name inside a photoshop document?

I have a bunch of psd files with exact same layer stack in each. They contain different information, but the layer position in the stack, naming, blending modes are exactly the same in everyone of ...
2
votes
3answers
6k views

What font and characters are used for the “line break” symbol used in Microsoft Word

I am wondering which is the symbol used to denote line breaks in Microsoft Word. It can be visualized with the following steps: In MS Word, open empty document. Press SHIFT + ENTER to insert a line ...
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1answer
21 views

Slice/Cut/Divide an artwork and paste them in different artboards (Illustrator)

I have an vector Logo file. I need to increase its size to 10m x 10m. Printer can only take upto 1.3m x 2.5m , so he asked me to slice/cut/divide/tile(I dunno the exact word for it) the entire file ...
0
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1answer
22 views

Do I need to flatten an artwork made in Indesign, which will be used for an e-mail blast?

I am currently working on an artwork which I plan to use for an email blast and not for print. Since I am new with InDesign, I want to know if I need to flatten the fonts / transparencies like what I ...
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2answers
46 views

PNG to SVG scalable

I currently have a library of 512wx512hx72dpi png files used for icons in web and mobile apps. I want to convert them to svg then scale them to final size (80x80) for mobile app menu. Yes, I would ...
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There is a problem in parsing jpg data.how can I open it [on hold]

Couldn't complete my request.there is a problem in parsing the jpeg data.
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1answer
71 views

How to improve quality of blurred image [on hold]

I understand this question is asked before. This question is for this specific image. I am looking for a solution based on Open Source tools in GNU/Linux. I have an Image , which is of low quality. ...

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