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You can't do it with one object and Appearance rectangles. Convert to Shape effects in the Appearance panel remain at their shape. You can scale and move them, but you can't dynamically change their general shape - rectangle or ellipse (well, you can with other effects, but I'm unaware of a "shield shape" effect). There's no way to "mask" or "trim" the ...


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You need to set up a gradient in the fill that will give the illusion of depth, and also a light source (the light source is not shown directly, but you knowing where it is will inform where the shadows should go). Adding shadows in the correct areas (based on light source) in the background will also help. If that notched area is supposed to be a channel ...


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Go to effect > Stylize > drop shadow This will create the illusion of depth since there is a shadow. You may need to adjust the settings.


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Since this is an old topi, I have no idea if this is still relevant but I thought I could give it shot. You can still design in InDesign. You can edit PDF text in Acrobat. All you have to do is export the design, with lorem ipsum or whatever text you like, as a PDF. Your client can open it and then start to edit text in Arobat, or maybe even Reader.


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I managed to do it in other way. Not sure it is better than above ones but definitely answers my conditions. As i said i need 12 rows with 31 days straight from the top so i created my boxes using 3 big rectangles in the same place and splitting them into grids. At the moment i had 3 equal grids in one place. I left the bottom one as boxes which will contain ...


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Because your size is not exactly 16px. After I changed it to 16 (click once changed 16.00003 to 16, but it does not actually work; you will have to reduce to 15 or 14 and then go back to 16) for the first icon and align horizontally to the artboard and it seems fine for me now. You can take a look at it yourself.


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Line illustration is fine but I would say that this style is called drafted. Reason being that this is exactly the kind of output one gets from designers of physical objects that still use 2d blueprints. So you could also call this blueprint or perhaps manual style too.           Image 1: A 2D line projection ...


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In Illustrator.... Draw a half circle.... Choose Effect > 3D > Revolve... And adjust the options.... There is no method to control the amount of plane division in the 3D Effect. But you can always expand the art and manually add additional division.


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They are merely line art illustrations. You can easily do these with any number of applications. My choice would be Illustrator. There is no actual 3D there it's all just drawn. That being posted, you could use some CAD software and it's isometric or 3d tools, but that's not at all required.


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If you absolutely have to stick to AI, I'm not aware of any proper way to do it. I think you'll have to go with the solution Scott has provided. Otherwise, I would highly recommend you go and grab the inDesign calendar script. The calendar generator is pretty flexible and you can pretty much customize everything using paragraph, table, table cell and ...


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Type one object with the numbers 1 to 31 with a tab between each number, then set up 7 tabs (use a tab before the first day of the week to make it easier) to position them vertically and use the Space After or Space Before options in the Paragraph Panel to align them horizontally. This only took a minute to set up. With the proper tab and spacing options ...


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Here's an idea: What if you loaded segments incrementally in layers, with each layer defined as a single path? 1. Load segment 1 2. Load segments 1 & 2 on top of 1 3. ... (If you posted the SVG source, it would help answer the question.) UPDATE: Here is a link that may be useful: http://css-tricks.com/animating-svg-css/. Pay particular ...


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Way that helped me - was to export all vector shapes of my logo from Illustrator to the Photoshop paths (just copy them in Illustrator and paste as Path to Photoshop), then reduce image with paths to 16x16 pixels. And then personally fill or stroke any path. In my case it looked not bad.


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Use the Color Panel not the Color Picker. The color picker is not as directly integrated into the Illustrator UI the way it is in Photoshop. You can easily change all colors using the Color Panel. There's really little need to use the Color Picker in Illustrator.


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I think Opacity Masks are the easiest here. They are essentially a one-click method which is non-destructive. If you use 100% solid vector objects for the mask, then there's no concern about half toning either and the mask is just as infinitely scalable as the artwork under it. In addition, this method allows the mask artwork to be scaled, rotated, or ...


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All digital images are rectangular. All images. There's no such thing as a non-rectangular digital image. What you can do is create a transparent area within that rectangle. The transparency will make it seems as though there's an empty space when there actually isn't. Illustrator, by default has a transparent background (even though it looks white in the ...


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1) I am having a hard time understanding what you mean in question one. What do you mean they don't connect smoothly? Can you circle the area that you're talking about? If you think this is a stroke issue, you can always expand the stroke. Select the object and go to object - expand and make sure stroke is checked. 2) You can use a clipping mask. Create an ...


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The best way overall, as mentioned in comments, is to redraw it at the necessary size. I've tried many kinds of downscaling but none were of an acceptable quality. It is genuinely quicker and easier in most cases to just redraw it. Redrawing it with PS can be a bit more difficult than it should be, because arguably, PS was built for much more complex ...


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In illustrator do this (see footnotes for InDesign changes): Draw a line with the line tool Select the line and right click on it and choose Transform → Move... In the vertical slot type how much you ant each line separated. Then hit Copy. Hit ctrl + D† to make a third line (with equal spacing). Color the strokes and apply dashing in the ...


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Your first step is going to be to open the "Edit Artboards" dialog box in Illustrator. Click "File" from the menu and top, and click "Document Setup". From the box that appears, click on the "Edit Artboards Buttton". You can then click on the artboard that you want to rotate. Once you've selected your artboard, click on the center anchor point (see ...


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As long as both documents are set up to the same units, it should be fine. for instance, if you're doing web design, then you want to make sure that the illustrator file is set up for web and is using pixels (you also want to make sure they're using the same color mode). You can also zoom in really far to make sure that vector objects are aligned to the ...


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Yes. Object > Expand Appearance (if available) And Object > Expand --or-- Object > Flatten Transparency and move the slider all the way to the right.


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Draw a circle. Select the circle and the cog. Choose Object > Compound Path > Make


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Ensure that Transform Pattern Tiles is checked in the Preferneces.


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You can place guides to mark the artboard center, then place your rotation point at that center. You could click a single anchor point at the center of the artboard and use that as a point of rotation. You could draw a rectangle the size of your artboard and rotate the rectangle (along with anything inside it). Other than this I'm not aware of any ...


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Prevent, detect, connect, or align -- Nope Trim -- Yes. Extend the paths beyond the curve. Select the paths and the curve Grab the Shape Builder Tool Hold down the Option/Alt key Drag across the extended paths. There's no way to prevent or detect misalignment on a curve that I'm aware of. And there's absolutely no way to "connect" a path to the ...


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You can try 3D effect. This approach may help you understand the form of logo. Four steps: Create texture as a shape Convert it into symbol (drag and drop to symbols panel) Create a curve (flag cross-section) Effects → 3D → Extrude & Bevel → Map Art


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It may be that your art brush has a colorization method that's causing it to be a different tone than the fill. You can look into this by opening your brushes pallette and double-clicking the brush that you have applied to the shape.


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This is called an offset. Beyond offset there are many other possible ways to get the same effect. You need to page out to Illustrator to get this done. Straight on offset: (optional) Expand text Choose: Effect → Path → Offset Path... type in a suitable value, negative values eat into the shape. Now the offset path is uniform offset, and you ...


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Embed the plot rather than linking to it. Unlock the layer with the plot on it and then highlight the image in the Links Panel and from that panel's menu choose Embed Image. Then save the PDF. PDFs do not link to external files. So, the linked image in your AI file is not being included in the resulting PDF. To be perfectly honest, I'm not sure why this ...


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Now to do this with a lower Arc effect all we need to do is create outline and expand appearance instead of just expand then ungroup and release sequence to layers. For anyone wondering how to do it with the effect.


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A line of text is seen as one object in Illustrator. If you want each character as a separate object, you need to create separate text objects for each character. Type > Create Outlines will convert the text object to vector shapes, then each shape can be manipulated. Object > Expand will convert text in an envelope to vector shapes, which can then ...


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On a PC go to Edit > Preferences > General and check Scale & Stroke Effects


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Going along with the comments, if you want to design the noise yourself in Photoshop, you can do the following: 1) Make an object with the pen tool and fill with some color. You can use Yellow like the picture if you want. 2) Make a new layer - fill with black. 3) Filter -> Noise -> Add Noise (I used 17.55%, Uniform, Monochromatic. Mess around with the ...


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IF you produced your artwork (use term 'image' for pixelbased documents) at a zoom level of 2500% it still is artwork. Means, you can save your file as .ai (.pdf, .eps) file and import it in InDesign. While it is vectorbased the actual dimensions don`t matter - it is scaleable to any size. For future work it is better to produce artwork at reasonable ...


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Select your object Click Effect - Distort & Transform - Free Distort. Click and hold point to drag object into desired shape. Click OK to implement your modification Click Object - Expand Appearance That's it, your done.Your Object is ready for standard editing.


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You can Import EPS / AI file directly in Corel Draw. There are less possibilities of export to CDR from AI / PSD.


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Open your doc and zoom in to 2500% so that your image appears normally. Open Preferences > Units and change the General units to whatever you are using in InDesign. Pixels, Millimeters, Inches, Points, etc. Open the Transform panel (Window > Transform). Select your image. See how the width & height (W: and H: in the Transform panel) show the ...


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It could be that the setting to only show layer info is checked. Click the dropdown carat in the top right of the layers panel. Click panel options. Make sure 'Show Layers Only' is not checked.


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Without going into great detail about locking or hiding objects, or using the Layers Panel, the quickest method may be to choose Select > Object > Text Objects from the menu. This will select all text objects. And this assumes your text is live text, not outlines. You can then Shift-click to remove pieces from the selection if needed. There may be ...


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Try Shift+o and play with it! You can move your artboards one at time or many of them at once. All you have to do is select them, the content will move too.


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Opacity will lighten colors. Using transparency in itself is not generally a problem. 100% color @ 20% opacity = 20% color @ 100%opacity. It's 6 of one, half dozen of the other. The difference is interaction. A 20% tint over 100% color means there's 20% color in that area. 20% opacity over 100% color means there's 100% color in that area. Using tints ...


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You could also use http://smallpdf.com/compress-pdf to decrease the size of each of your pdfs. I use it often. It's super quick and easy (and free!)


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Uxpin is not free, but I've used it for sharing interface design and it's worked really well. You can create interfaces dragging elements, it uses Smart Objects, interactions, has a huge library of elements, version control and a nice comment system. Only downside is that every person in the project needs to have an account, which is quite pricey.


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Have you tried zipping each of them? Would that get the files under the size max? Alternately, you could make low-res PDF "Proofs" for your client, upload those to the freelance website and deliver the large files via yousendit.com or other huge file sending website. I've used yousendit to deliver high-res video to clients in the past. I think you can send ...


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If it were my project, I would probably lay out the posters in InDesign, placing the Illustrator and Photoshop objects. When exporting as a PDF, I would downsample the resolution of all objects to around 200 ppi. The reason is explained in Rafael's post, but to summarize: a poster of this size is unlikely to benefit from that bump in resolution given the ...


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It would be better in Ilustrator but if they are designed in Ilustrator. Now that you designed it in photoshop it is not important, you only have a photoshop image inside a ilustrator file converted to pdf... Your original file is exactly the same file. Your 600dpi image at 18x12 is exactly the same as a 36x24 300dpi. It is recomended in your case to use ...


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If the white text sitting on a black image is a single layer containing pixels (raster), then you've got a few options. I haven't used the Creative Suite in a while so my techniques may be outdated but you may try this: Open the raster layer in Adobe Photoshop, use Select > Color Range and click on the white text, then hit CMD/Ctrl+Shift+J which should ...


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The term(s) you are looking for is/are "Mockup" or "wireframe" or "UI Kit". There are a lot of free vectors available for UI mockups (by device type). Searching the Adobe Creative Cloud App's Assets tab for "UI" turned up a lot of these.


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I'm using Illustrator CC(2014) on Windows 7 Pro (and have been using Illustrator for a very long time, indeed) I believe what you want is the SWATCHES panel. If it's not showing up automatically, find it in Window > Swatches In the lower left corner (arrow is pointing to it) is the Library button. Click that and you'll see the list of standard color ...



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