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First, you may need a pathfinder. Which can be found on Window > Pathfinder. Then do the following: Select the lines that you may need to cut it out, and then do Pathfinders > Outline. (optional)2a. You may ungroup them, to select each individuals. 2b. Now, you can select the following excess lines by using any selection tool you like. I prefer, ...


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The question is easier to answer with the words: What does it mean TO BE an illustrator. The question isn't, what is illustrator. This is strictly my opinion: To be an illustrator is to create original art by hand (pencil paint charcoal etc) or an art based computer program to accompany and enhance the base idea. A few examples of base idea may be a written ...


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Ok do this: Make a line about the length of the ZigZag size you need(use the line tool or pen tool). Make sure to put a color on the Stroke or Fill of the line before the next step. Go to Effect > Distort & Transform > ZigZag Click the preview checkbox and adjust the Size and Ridges per Segment sliders until satisfied. Once you've hit OK you'll have ...


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You can't use effects or brushes with entire rectangles. Simply create one side, then draw the other three sides of a rectangle. Create the triangles easily by drawing a path and choosing Effect > Distort & Transform > Zig Zag Choose Object > Expand Appearance Grab the Pen Tool and draw the other three sides of a rectangle.


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haven't been following the thread but, maybe someone as answered this already but: Edit > Edit Colors > Recolor Artwork, et voila!


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It looks like https://frontify.com could fit your needs. 1 Project and 10mb is on the free plan.


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Illustrator has some troubles with this, especially when you align to pixels or grids. It can help to do the same task in larger scale (x10 e.g.) and then scale down or create a symbol (which generally helps avoiding errors when scaling).


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Draw a rectangle over the area you want to remove and select them both (the rectangle and your object), then in pathfinder press Minus Front/Subtract http://prntscr.com/4z65wu The rectangle should be in front of the object


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The best (if not the only proper) way to meet your need is to retype text and then use the Appearance panel: 1) Add New Fill – pick the desired color or the one your your text already has (or more advanced things like gradients and patterns, if needed). 2) Add New Stroke – choose color, set weight and then: 3) send this "Stroke" line behind your Fill in the ...


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Try Object -> Expand Does that bring any changes? Btw I can't guess if there is any difference in these algorithms.


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Could be grid snap, or pixel grid alignment. You can try turn off both options. For grid snap go to View menu and uncheck Snap to Grid. For pixel grid open the Transform panel, select the object and uncheck Align to pixel grid.


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You do this with Clipping Masks. What you basically want to do is draw a path outlining where you want the person to appear, place the picture below your new object, then create the clipping mask. I'll outline this in more detail below. Starting out with some random lady I found and a diamond shape with a square below that. To begin the creation of ...


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Are your objects grouped when you copy and paste them? I've been able to replicate the behaviour you've found. For some strange reason, I've found copying groups brings in that single pixel line. Grouped: Ungrouped:


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Make sure that the initial jpeg and the CS6 file resolution are both on inches. The conversion done on Adobe's cut/paste between software usually works best on the same suite (within CS6 all around, etc.).


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Open the file and choose File > Save for Web... In the Image Size area input 87x87.


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Found an answer here on stack ! Preventing Illustrator CC vector objects distorting when scaled Just selecting everything and unchecking Align to pixel grid (in the transform panel) worked very wel for me


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I had the same weird problem in CS5. I think it's a bug. How I solved it: in the very footer of Illustrator, next to the zoom dropdpown and artboard Navigation, there's a "Selction" dropdown - you can specify to see there different information - from your artboard name to Date & Time. Click on it to change to any selection and then it suddenly starts ...


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Of course, all you have to do is have the scale in mind. You can work with whatever size you wish in Illustrator actually, and as long as everything is correctly proportional when scaled up or down (or not scaled at all, for that matter) you will get a sharp and crisp pattern for your garment as the design would be done in vectors. There is a quite ...


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I've done this myself, the shortcut is ctrl + shift + B in Windows and cmd + shift + B on a Mac. Hope that helps.


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Try choosing View > Show Bounding Box from the menu.


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Try and Object > Expand your pattern before saving it as an .svg. That way, the pattern is converted into actual objects, and those are bound to show up in your export.


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With Auto Size Type feature introduced in AI CC 2014.1 , text box automatically adjusted its height according to the content inside the box . To use this feature double click on the widget appearing at the bottom of text box . For more details please look at : ...


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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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