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Look at the images - you choose the same options and get the result - You select the path and invoke GRADIENT panel where you choose between 3 STROKE options according to the desired effect: or or


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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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Preview is simply a terrible PDF viewer. It has many rendering issues with PDFs. Preview is designed by Apple to view PDFs for average home end-users. It is not designed to be a professional PDF viewer. Apple simply appears to not be concerned with many rendering issues in Preview where PDFs are concerned. What you are describing I'd actually call one of ...


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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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Just after making this grid shape select and go to Effect menu in Adobe Illustrator Go to Effect -- Distort -- Free Distort and drag the two below points to give it a shape of BIN as shown in image below. Press OK to give this shape


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You most probably used a 'poor' black as the black in the gradient: 100% black ink, but no C, M or Y. The K ink is not black by any means: it's dark grey at best, and doesn't stand scrutiny when printed on a large area. To get a good, saturated black, you'd better use a 'rich' black: 100%K with some percentages of other inks added. You can influence the ...


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This looks like it could be a linear gradient in a bit of an angle, but since you can make a bit more versatile gradients by brushing and this is already somewhat familiar to you, here's how to do that in Photoshop: Make a new layer and brush in the colors Use hard round brush and don't leave any gaps ...or do if that is what you are going for. ...


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Most likely he has no clue on how to articulate his needs. What he most likely wants is the vector logo in a usable format. However he is experiencing some problems on the way. I am listing a few problems associated with drafting software export in illustrator, engineering which could potenttially be it: he needs the shading, the export will sometimes only ...


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For Doing this In Adobe Illustrator Make a Circle, Select it and go to object menu - Transform - Transform each then you can move , scale, rotate or reflect your object and now with CTR + D command all things will be repeat which you had applied For more details view this Video


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This is a result of the .pdf viewer you use, there is nothing wrong with your image. Each and every .pdf viewer is absolutely horrible at previewing .pdf files that aren't optimised for display on screen. Print-ready cPDFs are the worst offenders: areas with drop shadows (as Henrik notes) get an outline, and vectors that touch each other regularly get a ...


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There's unfortunately no way of getting the area in Illustrator (CS6/CC) natively that I know of. You may have more luck with scripts. I found one here that seems to work. The code seems rather simple: alert("Area & Length (inches)\nArea: " + (Math.abs(app.activeDocument.selection[0].area/5184).toFixed(3)) + "\nLength: " + ...


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I turn my vector images and logos in to a font (or fonts). Take your .ai files (after you clean them up, compound path, and crop the viewbox) and export as .svg. Then use the icomoon app to convert to a font. This will display at any size, any resolution crisply. https://icomoon.io/app/#/select Learn more: ...


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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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Illustrator is a vector illustration tool. Vector files are resolution agnostic--meaning a ppi resolution is irrelevant in this case. Send them the .ai files or a PDF created from the .ai file and that should be fine. If you are using raster effects, then set them to 150. No harm in going a bit higher than the spec. Remember that large format printing ...


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Adobe Illustrator contains no feature which generates bulleted lists automatically. You can set up your own bullets by using a special character at the beginning of each line, then adding a tab, and subsequently adjusting the tabs for the text.


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There's a couple possibilities that come to mind: Using Free Distort select your object; choose Effect > Distort & Transform > Free Distort...; using the anchors in the dialog, change the shape of the preview until you're satisfied; click Ok; Object > Expand Appearance to taste. Using an Envelope distort using any tool, draw a (closed) shape you ...


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I'm not sure that the picture and the question are related in the terms used in the question. If you want to add some effect to stroke - You invoke Appearance panel, Select Stroke, press on "fx" and add Drop shadow effect:


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I think you're really over-thinking this. It is not a stroke. In most cases trying to use a stroke will not yield the straight top/bottom because a stroke will follow the type contours more. It's merely a rounded rectangle behind the type. That's all. The right side may have been manually altered to align with the O at the end of the first line, but other ...


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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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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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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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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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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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You could use a stroke, then use Object → Expand to create the lines? Here’s a speedrun attempt at it. :) But, if you actually want to snap the control points of the curve to a certain place, and have them both match, you can use guides. I don't think that's going to give you a nice curve though.


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Make a copy of this file, just in case this is not the answer you seek. I would group the background first. Make a copy of it, paste it in place and lock it. Then, I would copy the light green circle. I would then use the light green circle to create a Clipping Mask so that you get all the knitted pattern inside the circle. You can then "paste in place" the ...


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When you double click on a path in Inkscape, you enter in node editing mode and you can edit the path. You can return to select mode by clicking the arrow in the toolbar on the left (or by hitting the keyboard shortcut, usually F1): In select mode you can resize or rotate your shape. You can change the stroke attributes using the button on the top ...


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No. Illustrator does not have the same facility which Adobe InDesign has where work in progress is saved periodically to a temp directory.


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Select your flag then go to effect > warp > arc From there, you can edit the amount of bend as well.


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Like plainclothes said ... an easy screenshot-walkthrough for an even number of segments: Draw a circle Add a line across Rotate line/path with (TRICK!) the copy button N-times. Repeat action (Command-D on OS X). Select circle and all sections. Use the pathfinder tool and select divide. You got segments.


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There's multiple ways: actually subtracting your white path from the text shape, or creating a clipping or opacity mask. Subtracting from the text shape Since Illustrator doesn't see text objects as shapes, you'll have to Object > Expand your text object to a shape first. This has the side effect of your text not being editable as text anymore. Ungroup the ...



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