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I think there is no way to automate these tasks, since those worn out scales in the pictures will be every time on a more or less different spot in the picture. Maybe, if it's +- in the same spot and the background of the picture is solid color e.g. white AND all those pictures are taken from the same distance, using the same lens and settings, you could ...


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I'd just use the OTF version and ignore the TTF version. It's Windows TTF which is restricted to 4 faces, but Windows can easily use the OTF version. The site labeling OTF as a "Mac format" is misleading. OTF is a universal format - but then, so is TTF.


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Ok, so i found a solution to this. Edit the "5 pt round brush" (by double clicking it), change "Size" to something low like 0,5 pt. Save the new brush and edit stroke size to 2 pt. This solved the problem for me, hope it helps someone else :)


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Err.... simply choose View > Pixel Preview from the menu.


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I encountered the same issue though mine was not related specifically to images. I isolated it to the fact that I was referencing a single variable multiple times in my report. For example, I had the variable "ReportTitle" and linked it to a text box at the top of three different pages. I would see this in the variables panel: Variables Objects ...


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Pen tool + patience. There is nothing more you would need.


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Easyest way: 1. Make rectangle colored red. 2. Make second rectangle on top of first one, make it as gradient from White (CMYK 0:0:0:0) to Black (CMYK 0:0:0:100). Put the second rectangle opacity as Multiply. That's it. If you will experience problems because of the printhouse needs of no transparency effects, you can just rasterize these two objects in one ...


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I don't have a clue, what happened there, but you can have all your work back by making new blank document in Illustrator and then File->Place and place your PDF. After that just hit Embed and then you can work with your graphics again.


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Select the object and choose Object > Flatten Transparency...


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It's my understanding this is about Font Hinting. When a font is designed it needs to have specific rules to look great at different size. Most icon-fonts don't have this hinting for lot's of sizes and thus will have 'rounding' errors which give you half-pixel lines. This makes the icon blurry. With correct hinting the icons 'snap' to pixels. At larger ...


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They aren't linked, colors are only used to visually be able to differentiate objects from the different layers. When you select an object, its outline will have the same color as the layer color. I guess that Adobe chose to not make the sub layers the same color because they guessed(?) that users would like it that way...


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OK, here goes. If you have already type some text using the type tool and selected this text using Selection Tool(the black arrow), you will see something like this have you notice the rightmost circle? just move the cursor on to this circle, double click it, and you'll see this OK, now you can adjust the border of this text box without shrinking ...


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The easiest way I know, assuming it has the original bounding box still, is create a guide line (I use horizontal) on one corner, then use the rotate tool (r), select the corner you lined up with the guide, then rotate from the other corner down until it's lined up along the guide.


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You do not need the bounding box. It is possible to work 100% of the time and never use the bounding box on any object. In fact, the only reason the bounding box was ever added to Adobe Illustrator is to make CoreldDraw users feel more comfortable (no joke, that's the truth). Seriously, there's only one thing the bounding box does which can not easily be ...


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I have the same problem but I've just started making a hexagon and then using the delete anchor point tool on the two sizes to turn the shape into a rectangle then your able to transform it as you wish (as you would if you made a rectangle). Its a little bit irritating but if you don't have the upgrade and haven't got mavericks then thats an easy fix for the ...


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Stretching the bleep out of a jpg is a pretty feasible technique in this case, since this is a blurry image to begin with. You are going to see some banding if you stretch it too much, but there are things you could do to try and avoid that. Here's the image you provided, stretched to viewport siz. On my 1440p screen res, the banding goes slightly over ...


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Please try release compound path with the right click. Then Ctrl/Option+J: Object -> Path -> Join


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Draw two identical vertical lines, one aligning with the left side of the square, one with the right; Select both of them and select the blend tool (W); Click the top anchor of each line with the blend tool to give it a reference; With the (now fully black) blend still selected, double click the blend tool; Choose specified steps and choose 2 for the ...


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The smart objet could'nt have quality issues when you enlarge it. It comes from illustrator and he keep his vector property.


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If it's for the cause of simplifying paths, I find Inkscape does a much better job then Illustrator. You would need to export it to svg from Illustrotor, import it into inkscape and I suggest you try it one path first: select it and hit CTRL+L. It will tell how many 'nodes' it found and how many are left after simplifying. (Or you can use the menu: Path --> ...


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You cannot copy Illustrator settings like stroke into Photoshop unless you place it as a smart object preserving everything. You can still apply layer styles to the smart object and edit the content in Illustrator. Which should cover most of your use-cases. You just wont have a shape layer. So your choices are shape or smart object.


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Simple steps for that file... although that file isn't problematic here. First fix the type counters on the arch by filling them with white. Then . . . Select All Object > Expand Pathfinder Panel > Merge Click a white filled object (with the Direct Select Tool - white arrow) Select > Same > Fill & Stroke Hit Delete Draw a no fill, no stroke ...


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Well among what could be many answers—right here. We're all different levels of experience, and in different aspects of graphic design. Some more web, others more print, others more technical drawings, etc... But we're all here to help people just like you (and each other, because we don't know everything either). I agree with John Manly's comment. ...


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Can it be done? Sure, I did exactly this in Javascript, where InDesign is only used to draw curves with. The rest is done entirely with Javascript. All "font builder software" does is gather all the necessary information, format it according to the specification(s), and then write it out a file. Read everything you can find on the specifications for the ...


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Even though SVG isn't globally accepted and some people have a frustrating time scaling PNGs, I have always found that creating an icon within Adobe Illustrator works best at scaling up or down a "reasonable" amount.


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I have the same problem i have Mountain Lion and I have the problem with rectangles in the last version of Illustrator. My solution is clone the rectangle and voila! The control handles appear.


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View - Perspective grid - Hide Grid worked for me


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I would make a rectangle the same size as the artboard and turn it into a clipping mask. To do this, group together all the layers you wish to trim by selecting them and entering command+g. Next, make a rectangle with the same dimensions as your artboard, and center horizontally and vertically. With the rectangle layer in front, select both objects, enter ...


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EPS is a flat file format - something is either transparent or it is not - there's no in between. Blurs, shadows, and glows must be expanded and flattened when saved as EPS. In that heart image, the shadow is what is generating the background because it has to be flattened for the EPS format. You can try re-saving the as .ai then place into InDesign. ...


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The shape can be drawn with three stroked lines (I used the Ellipse tool and cut to size). To get the rounding all you have to do is apply rounded caps on the stroke.


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Make a thick line with the pen and change the cap style to rounded:


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I too am experiencing the lack of control handles in the latest upgrade in Illustrator CC and do not want to upgrade to Mavericks. I have reset my prefs with no avail. One option is to place a smaller object on top of the object to transform, select them both and "POOF" control handles.


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You can't include the text elements into the symbol - they will (as you said) be altered on all instances if you change the text on one of them. I often create the symbol with the graphics only and add text to each of the instances.


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I don't believe there's a tool to do that specifically, but I think the solution itself is quite simple. For these kind of things, I use guides, the rotate tool and the Pen tool. Create a guide and have it cross the top anchor point of that corner. With the rotate tool selected, set the rotation anchor to the anchor point (hint: with View > Snap to Point ...


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There is a Sketch vector UI kit http://yosemiteui.com You can export it to PDF and import in Illustrator.


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I'm a freelance game designer and do almost all of my graphics in Photoshop. I think Photoshop will do enough for a simple graphic works. Illustrator for me is a bit complicated. Try practicing first in Photoshop. Familiarize your self to every tool. If you want to go for HQ vectors then go for Illustrator


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Do you have to resize a too many artboards? If not, try filling each artboard you need to resize with a rectangle of its same size, then group each rectangle with the contents of each artboard. Next, resize your artboards as you need. Then resize all the groups you just made so that the rectangle fits its respective artboard. Finally, delete each of the ...


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No. Illustrator wouldn't know what to do with CSS and HTML.


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If you are referring to the "variation" options on the right, you need to first change the Fixed drop down to something else, like Random. Be aware many of the dropdown options are not available without a tablet.


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You can rotate a character - which may or may not work for you. There's no way to "flip" a character though. To rotate, simply select the character and alter the option fields in the Character Panel. You may need to choose Show Options from the Character Panel Menu first. Here, I've adjusted the baseline shift as well to bring the rotated character back ...


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In this video have described exactly the way you want.


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Why use an inferior product when you already have MS Paint installed? In Paint, use the Select tool and select the area you wish to "drag" around. Hold Shift and hold down the left mouse button as you drag the selection around, producing the desired effect.


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Thanks, Jonathan! :) So I make it this way: Assign a hotkey Ctrl-Alt-Shift-4 to Objects\Fit to Selected Art, and a Ctrl-Shift-E to File\Export This way: Select object Press Ctrl-Alt-Shift-3 (to hide all other) Press Ctrl-Alt-Shift-4 (to fit the artboard) Press Ctrl-Shift-E (to export) PS: don't forget to check "Use artboards" on export dialog! And hit ...


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As Paolo mentioned befor, draw your logo (three stripes of orange boxes in this case), then distort the envelope, copy, paste, rotate and you're done.


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After some fiddling around here's way that might be quicker than copying/pasting/moving. Create your popup. On a separate layer or file, create a black square that is the same size as the popup. Select it and define a new brush (Edit > Define Brush Preset). You can then discard the black square. Make your canvas fit the final size of the artwork you wish ...


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didnt see a response for windows version but it is ctrl+alt+g to turn back on


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Create a circle and make it's stroke as wide as the circle itself. In the image I made a circle 100px wide, thus I made the stroke 100 px wide. I then set the stroke fill as a gradient.


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Using the Mesh tool with some tweaking will get you the desired results.


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Preferences > General and set the Constrain Angle to 0┬░


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I wrote a Javascript to do this; see https://forums.adobe.com/thread/735457 for a description (direct download link: http://www.jongware.com/binaries/puzzlify.zip). After running the script, you end up with separate puzzle pieces, which you can move around at will. The script assumes a single object or group is selected before running. It asks for a few ...



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