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This is a very, very broad question and should probably be closed as too broad (I voted so). There are a ton of things Illustrator does which Photoshop does not. Just as there are a ton of things Photoshop does which Illustrator does not. In addition, there may be common areas where Illustrator is much better than Photoshop even though features are ...


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As KMSTR says, you don't. Impact does not have an italic variant, nor a bold, for that matter. Many consumer-based software like Microsoft Office allow so-called faux bold and italic for all fonts installed: if a separate font file for these alternate styles is not installed, the software simply slants the characters (for faux italic) or makes them thicker ...


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CMYK. The Pantone matching system is a print production ink system. Print production always uses CMYK as a basis. Pantone colors have absolutely no basis in the RGB spectrum.


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As far as I know, you cannot change default stroke align. The only option to change that in normal circumstances is after you create some object. In normal I mean without scripting/code intrusion etc. Try to imagine how the program should decide where to apply the "inner" "outer" stroke on the open line or path which is not closed.


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sure, just double click on the Blend Option tool and switch to [Specified Steps] and increase the steps the way you don't feel the curves anymore


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In your screenshot, the Layers Palette shows the layers folders open, showing the contents of each layer / sub-layers. A shape is simply a closed path — a path in which there are no open end points. I think what you are trying to do is "subtract from shape." Select the Window drop down from the top menu and make sure Pathfinder has a checkbox by it. In my ...


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If you changed your artboard background to white, you won't be able to see solid white objects unless you select them with the selection tool. This is just because there is nothing to differentiate the white object from white background, not because the actual white object was changed. To see your white object on white background you can do one of the ...


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The easiest way to do this with an equal triangle is to use Effect > Distort & Transform > Transform Draw one triangle, select it and choose Effect > Distort & Transform > Transform from the menu. Set the origin point to the top middle, set the # of copies to 1, and set the angle to 60° (to match the angle of the side). Click OK then ...


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select all the lines to be trimmed and the shape grab the Shape Builder Tool, and Alt+Drag from A to B with it repeat on other places as necessary on more complex shapes, where Alt+Dragging in a straight line is not possible, you can Alt+Click on individual lines to delete one by one.


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While making Spiral Pres CTR Key for making change in distance of segments and also pres UP arrowandDown arrow key to icrease and decrease number of segments. Also just click on Artboard after selecting spiral tool for all spiral options like decay and number of segments.


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Nope. No difference. Expanding a text object creates outlines of the text. It is not unheard of to have multiple methods of accomplishing the same thing. Create Outlines only works on text objects. But Expand will work on many other objects (and create outlines at the same time). For example, text which has an Envelope Distort on it -- Create Outlines ...


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I guess you are new to adobe illustrator.Same thing happened to me when I started using it. When you click on selection tool (shorcut : V) then mouse pointer will change and shape will get changed accordingly. When you click Direct selection tool(shortcut : A ) then clicking on anchor point will move the complete image or shape.


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List of All Points Adobe Illustrator can do which Adobe Photoshop Can't 3D Effects Appearance Palette Number of Artboards Vector Software Graphs Symbols Width Tool Live Paint Live trace Envelope Distortion (Make with Top Object) Blend (CTR + ALT + B) Gradient Mesh 3D Perspective Grid Text Wrap Symbol sprayer tools Knife, Scissor tool Vector Brushes (Art ...


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Ive struggled with this as well. What I found to be very helpful is setting the grid in illustrator to be a 1px grid. Then you can enable snapping to grid. This helps but sometimes I find its better to bring Photoshop icon mocks into illustrator after I have made them and saving from there. Also I see one thing that is throwing you off. One reason things ...


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You can also remove the black color in Illustrator itself. Once you have traced and expanded the image, you need to: ungroup the image (Command + Shift + G) select any one part of the image that contains the color you want to remove (black in this case) with the Direct Selection Tool (A) go to the Select menu > Same > Fill Color All components that ...


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Select one of the blocks: Menu... Select → Same → Fill Color Result, ready for you to delete or change color or whatever: Alternative Method As an alternative you can Image Trace and find the preset that works for you. In this case High Fidelity Photo then click the Expand button next to the dropdown menu in the screenshot.


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The answer is (as Mark Read said in the comment) to use the Gradient Mesh tool. Click where the points are shown in this image. You can then select them with the Direct Selection tool and set each points' individual color. The ones on the top has a lighter color, and the bottom ones is darker.


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Two Objects, one has a gradient, the other one is slightly smaller (subtract the stroke outline from the original object to achieve this) and has a feather effect. Try out different different feather values to make the edge softer/harder


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Make sure smart guide is on. If you cannot manipulate mouse very well, using Shift-drag helps.


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If your text is point text, or individual text objects, just use the Distribute Spacing options on the Align Panel You may need to choose Show Options from the Align Panel Menu to see the distribute spacing items.


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I don't know the correct method to do this but I would do the following to achieve the effect Lower the fill to 0% and add orange stroke from layer styles.


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Here you go: http://www.tbyrne.org/export-illustrator-layers-to-svg-files Supported formats are: PNG8, PNG24, PDF, EPS & SVG You can choose whether you want to export all the artboards in the document with the currently visible layers showing, or if you want to export files for each of the layers in a document on the currently active ...


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I got this result.What I did was Go to File>Export>Select File type>Resolution 300ppi>Anti aliasing(supersampling),tick mark antialiasing,background color transparent> Ok


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You can use the magic wand (Y) to select objects of similar, or even exactly the same, fill or stroke colour. double-click the tool in the toolbox to set the Tolerance to 1, meaning it will only select shapes of exactly the same colour. Be warned that, depending on your tracing setting, this may leave some not-entirely-black objects behind, you might need ...


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While you're in the adobe illustrator file, select all the elements of the logo and up on the toolbar go Object > Expand or Object > Expand Appearance and have the options Fill and Stroke checked if available. Once that's done you can resize it to what ever size you want without losing any quality. The stroke and fill ratios will stay the same. This ...


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My bet is that your artboard isn't aligned to the Illustrator pixel grid. Try going to the artboard tool: Then in your toolbar, verify that your artboard's X, Y, Height, and Width are all whole pixel numbers (no decimals!). Be sure to select a corner point and not the center. We want each edge of your artboard to land perfectly on the pixel grid. If ...


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Apply a 3D Extrude to your text with options like the following: The 1° rotation along the X axis should be insignificant enough that there will not be any noticeable distortion on the text. You'll end up with something like this: You can then use Object > Expand Appearance to allow you to manipulate the shapes to recolor, combine shapes, or whatever ...


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when you export to . JPG for example and you want to save all your artwork (inside and outside your Artboard) try when Exporting to uncheck [Use Artboards] beware that this method let you export all of your artboads in one single JPG file.


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I usually use Direct Selection Tool to select anchor point and hold Option key to select entire path.


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If you do not wish to change the size of your art board, you will need to shrink the image to fit within the art board boundaries. Do this by selecting the image with the black arrow, then drag on the outer points that appear. Press shift while dragging to constrain the image and keep its proportions correct.



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