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Yes. Simply choose Align to Artboard in the Align Panel or Control Bar. Then click the various align buttons.


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First to start its not an eclipse its a circle. Draw a perfect circle by holding down shift: Draw an inner circle with the same approach as previous step: Go to align and center circles: Fill the outer circle with black and the inner circle with white: Select both circles and go to Object -> CompoundPath -> Make or cmd+8. Add a ...


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You can merge the layers in Illustrator before dragging to Flash. Select all layers that you want to merge, and click Unite in the Pathfinder box (the top left one). Flash is not that good at handling vector objects as Illustrator so always try to prepare your paths as much as possible in Illustrator before exporting to Flash.


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I've made a similar design before and I was able to do so in Illustrator using the Pencil tool and then adjusting the anchor points. Maybe there is a more technically savvy way to create this, but I normally just do so by trial-and-error.


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Can I create just one design which the printing company can use for various sizes or should my designs be dimension-specific? That would depend on what the printer wants and if your "design" is just a single logo on a box or if you're designing a full custom color box like so: Design from vandelaydesign Also, how do I create layout for the gift ...


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By selecting both shapes and hitting Subtract on the Pathfinder Palette:


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There is no one approach. Each game is different. Just like most technical solutions the look and feel of the game follows a normal design workflow. It could look as follows: Preliminary planing phase Concept generation and definition phase Asset creation phase Integration phase Though there are numerous variations just like in any field that deals with ...


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Another way... Add an odd colored stroke to the primary object Choose Object > Expand Appearance (if available) and Object > Expand Select the primary object and all objects to be "trimmed". Hit the Merge Button on the Pathfinder Panel Click the odd colored stroke (which is now a shape) and hit delete the blue rectangle is locked in this ...


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Apparently, it is doable with a raster image! http://design.tutsplus.com/articles/quick-tip-how-to-crop-raster-image-in-adobe-illustrator--vector-4989 Involves setting a blend mode other than "normal" and then using flatten transparency.


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The application to use would depend on two things 1. which version of the software you have access to; and 2. the file size that we need to reach or not exceed.


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I believe what you are looking for is a Clipping Mask. Example artwork: Place a rectangle the same size as your artboard above everything you wish to crop: Making sure the rectangle is on top, select all artwork that you wish to have clipped: Create a clipping mask: Final result: I hope that is what you were looking for?


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This is most effectively achieved by offsetting the path of the front shape, and subtracting the resulting shape from all the shapes in the back, using the Pathfinder. As an example, say I'd like to do the outlining with the blue shape as my front shape: Select the blue shape with the Move tool (V); Choose Object > Path > Offset Path...; Key in an ...


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It's quite simple Pressing the CTRL key click on the layers you want to group and then press CTRL+G. I hope this is the result you are looking for.


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Yes, I don't think distributing objects works the way you may hope. The aim of distribute is to even out the space between objects, but your objects are overlapped. What's happening in your example is when you select a key object, the 'space-between' value in the align panel becomes activated, and as it's default is 0, you can see why you're getting that ...


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Easiest I've found - make your selection, file, export, then check the 'selection' box to export only the elements selected.


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I'm not entirely certain what you mean by "group layers". You can group objects but you can't group layers. Collect in New Layer from the Layers Panel menu will combine highlighted layers in the Layers panel to a single layer with sub-layers.


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When you open the EPS or PDF in Illustrator I would try View -> Outline shortcut Cmd+Y. The blank file you're seeing may be a result of no color or outlines applied: Preview mode: Outline Mode:


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Check your InDesign Display Performance Settings. What you show is generally the result of the "typical" setting. Note these are display performance settings and only effect how placed images appear in InDesign. Everything always prints at "high" quality regardless of the display settings.


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different colors are just that...different colors. You're likely best bet is to go in and manually select all the areas of black (magic want it) in a tool like Photoshop and then fill it back in with a universal black. You'll need to fiddle with the selection (you don't want the selection to creep into non-black areas, you likely want to feather it a bit ...


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Adobe Illustrator opens files the same way any other application will open a file. Double-click the application file to launch the application and open the file (in this case, you would double-click the EPS file) From within the application choose File > Open and then navigate to your file, highlight it and click the Open button. There is nothing ...


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To access hidden tools in Illustrator, you click and hold on a tool to see the tool popup. Or you can click, hold, then move the to right. If this is not working, you've got technical issues. The tool panel in Illustrator does not work like the tool panel in Photoshop... why... I don't know. As for cycling through Blending modes... Read here: How to switch ...


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Sounds like you are referring to a code sample like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <!-- Generator: Adobe Illustrator 18.0.0, SVG Export Plug-In . SVG Version: 6.00 Build 0) --> <!DOCTYPE svg PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD SVG 1.1//EN" "http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/1.1/DTD/svg11.dtd"> <svg version="1.1" ...


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Photoshop > Image Menu > Image Size Then if you must use Illustrator for some reason, place the newly adjusted image into Illustrator.


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Ok, there are several possibilities. You can try to identify source of your problem using a list of possible causes or jump directly to different approach I would suggest. List of possible causes What software are you using to create this logo? If you use vector SW like Illustrator I would suggest recreating it in Photoshop since rules that usually mean ...


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Your original image ("8SLgo.png", labeled "here is the image" in your question) already has the blurring between squares and blurry text. Here it is, enlarged 5x and composed against a white background: It looks to me as though your friend created the image in a smaller size and then enlarged it to the 110x130 size before sending it to you. If the ...


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Move the circle below the other art. (optional but will help this make more sense) Change the fill color of the circle to anything different than the other artwork (You can change it back later) Select the circle and other art Click the Merge button on the Pathfinder Panel Choose Object > Ungroup from the menu (optional but often helpful) Use the Direct ...


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These hairlines are due to flattening, anti-aliasing, and overprinting. Essentially they show the seams between where transparency has been flattened to preserve appearance. If you zoom in or out you will most likely see the lines disappear or appear in other areas, but will never increase in size. As a print proof it's most likely that the PDF is in ...


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Is this what you’re looking for? This effect has been produced using Adobe® Illustrator® plugin called Oblique Projection 'opo’. I’ve written this extension to automate the creation process of parallel perspective effect (the inner shadow in your case). You can grab your free evaluation copy at http://ccmutants.com/subc/products/try.html And here is how ...


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Try to use Object - Expand the selected object.


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The boxes indicate raster images. If you get rid of them, you will most likely lose all fills in the artwork. Often this occurs when vector art uses transparency and then is flattened or simply saving to the EPS format can often cause artwork to be expanded and flattened in this manner. Of course, you could remove them and then reset the fills as needed. ...


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All this logos have the same fill color (C:45, M:30, Y:25, K:0). So, to convert the logos to grayscale: Select all the shapes. Edit > Edit colors > Recolor Artwork Change the numbers of colors displayed to 1 Change the colorization method to exact. Double-click the color box > Select this color (C:45, M:30, Y:25, K:0) > Click OK. Example ...


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Changing the width by inputting a new measurement is not scaling. It is altering the object directly. Therefore the strokes won't scale because there's no "scaling" taking place. Dragging a handle of a bounding box is scaling, so strokes will scale. Scaling refers to altering the width and/or height by percentages or a ratio. When you start using specific ...


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Sorry deleted my original answer as I was confused. I know what you mean now. If you go into preferences menu you have a couple of options you can select under Selection & Anchor Display. You can select by path only or you can have the option of CTRL click to select objects below. You can also right click the shape and select next object below in the ...


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You need to save the .svg as a copy, not go through the File > Scripts > SaveDocsAsSVG option. The save as copy gives you the option to save artboards or not. You can also check the XML code before saving too with this route.


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I'm sorry for the confusion, but the script is working after a small correction: // This doesn't seem to work idoc.defaultStrokeWidth = 55; // This does idoc.defaultStrokeWidth = 0; Before I put this huge number to check if it makes any difference, but there wasn't any. Later, after loading the script via "File / Script / Other File..." option the ...


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I also like fireworks for website design. Interesting post -http://boagworld.com/design/fireworks-vs-photoshop/


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photoshop or illustrator ? Yes. And also likely paper pencils wireframing tools javascript html css In other words, you have a toolbox, and you will use the right tool for the particular task at hand.


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I disagree with Anaksunaman's answer in regards to Photoshop. The other day we had a similar question that I answered (Organizing PSDs for developers) where I mentioned that in this evolving era, we as designers and coders must evolve with the workflow and using Photoshop is archaic and serves no purpose anymore in web design as an EFFECTIVE means of ...


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Unfortunately, I would argue that this is not a binary question since any graphics program can output content to be used on a web site. So, in that regard, it is much more of a personal choice. That said, if you aren't doing any sort of immediate coding (just mock-ups and exporting elements to use, etc.) Photoshop is by far the most widely used product. ...


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You can use both for Web design depends upon your choice but when it comes to deliver web designs/wire frames early then Illustrator is a lot quicker and easier to use for this task.


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This has happened to me. I had switched perspective grid that I did not notice. It can also be turned on you. You shut down as follows: View - Perspective grid - Hide Grid


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This tool should provide what you're looking for: http://florian-berger.de/en/software/pixel2svg/


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You can save a single Artboard in the Illustrator Options window. Go to File > Save As and then choose a path, and then select OK. The next window will look like this: Just check the Save each artboard to a separate file box, and then specify the artboard number in the Range box. NOTE: The final file will be saved with the artboard number appended to the ...


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Alt+click keeps the pathfinder operation as a compound path of both original paths. This way, you can re-edit the paths, while still seeing the Pathfinder effect. Just click will Expand the operation right away, discarding the original shapes in favour of the new one.


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Save As... Title the document something new Delete all unwanted artboards and art Save I would not recommend saving as .eps unless you know the artwork will be flattened correctly. And saving as .ai does not provide the option to pick and choose artboards to save.


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You have at least 4 options in Illustrator to use/combine: Mesh Tool Gradient Tool Drop shadow effect Blend Tool Here is 5 minutes example of Mesh+Drop Shadow tool:


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In your stroke panel set the the Limit to 1 or 4 (the default) if that doesn't do it, you can change your Cap or Corner to round.


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This can sometimes happen if you're in View > Pixel Preview mode (though that is usually very obvious) OR in View > Outline mode Command or Ctrl+Y.


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Your monitor has to use pixels to display anything. If you really want less pixels to be visible, you need a better monitor with a higher pixel density. Although they appear jagged on screen, they are smoothed when printed or exported with "Art Optimized" anti-alias settings.



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