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After a few more minutes searching, I found the answer. So for anyone else who has this question I want to post a simple concise step-by-step explanation. Script-fu window for setting vertical or horizontal guides by percent Make sure you have Gimp open with an image of some sort on the canvas. Image > Guides > New Guide (By Percent). If you don't see a ...


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How to keep one object stationary in Flash / Animate while Aligning? Unfortunately, you cannot force an object to NOT move; but you can count on an object not moving if you use certain modes of this Tool: Align Left, Right, Top or Bottom. Using these modes, only one object (of two total) will move (respectively): the right-most, the left-most, the bottom-...


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Align to Bottom in the Alignment Panel


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I would definitly go with Top. Why not Bottom? Bottom is awful because it doesn't make sense when you're reading. You are reading through the descriptor and then look over at the number, suddenly you're not sure anymore what line the descriptors were in. You end up using wrong numbers because there are no lines that define visible borders. Imagine looking ...


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On the data merge panel go to the menu and select content placement options. There is a drop down menu called fitting. Here you can choose to fill frames proportionally. Its should fill frames during the data merge instead of after.


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The problem is that each number has a different bounding box, and regardless of that you actually want to align the number's path to the circle, not its bounding box. So a solution without any manual positioning isn't really possible. Manually placing each number isn't actually hard to do. You just need guides. Set up guide lines dividing your circle at ...


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Good question! I really like, and agree with, the answers given so far. My answer focuses more on pragmatic technique rather than scientific or mathematical reasoning. :D With that said, my preference is to use the baseline and x-height (see Type Terms section below) as the starting point for my box’s top and bottom lines respectively. Hopefully this GIF ...


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You can do this in Photoshop if you look into Photoshop scripting. You do not indicate what version of Photoshop you're using but here is the documentation for multiple versions of Photoshop. If your target button is on a layer you could do something like: theButton = app.activeDocument.artLayers.getByName("button"); and then target the text with ...


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Not in Photoshop. In layout applications such as InDesign and Scribus this is generally possible. What you can do however is put the text in a text box the width of the button. But vertical alignment doesn't exist (see: How to center text vertically within a textbox in Photoshop). There are ways to make it a little more efficient using the alignment ...


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Without seeing the page itself or any more code what I'm assume is that the text-align is being overridden by a more specific selector (either an #id or more specific class) You can read more about CSS specificity here: CSS-Tricks — Specifics on CSS Specificity To see exactly what CSS is affecting the element in question you can use the developer tools ...


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I've figured out the issue: I'd applied some CSS to an outer container that seemed to be affecting the text - after removing this the text has started aligning properly. Thanks for your answers everyone. I hope this is an OK way for me to close the question.


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I believe you are not identifying the class or paragraph you are using correctly. If you are using a class, put a dot in front of the name. .p9 { font-family: Roboto-light; text-align: center; color: #171717; font-size: 16px; font-weight: 300; line-height: 18px; } Aside from this I would strongly recommend changing editor.


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Are these objects created in Ill. or imported? make sure stroke is off, and try to create new objects with Align to pixel Grid checked in the Transform Panel.


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Smart guides aren't great to begin with and they're even worse with paths and intersections (they seem to be better with points). If they aren't snapping accurately enough for you, enable outline mode (cmd+Y), zoom in as far as you can and try again. Its worth opening the transform panel (Window → Transform) first and making sure that "Align to Pixel ...


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Visual weight is so dynamic that it really cannot be dictated by x-height, cap height, etc... Certain elements in your design may pull the eye in one direction over the other despite mathematically being "center", from its left to right side in comparison to the canvas, for instance. The "visual center" is where all of the elements weights are balanced ...


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Design is not always an exact science. Often what looks correct, may not be what is the true center or what is mathematically correct. Specifically, in your question it would depend on the ascenders and descenders in the text to determine best the optical alignment. If there are no ascenders or descenders, the ideal alignment can change. In your examples, ...


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What you're looking to do here is to make a table, where the rows expand, keeping your content aligned. Luckily InDesign has such a feature. Make a new text box roughly the size of you're whole Q&A area, then insert the table from: Table > Insert Table (cmnd/ctrl + alt + shift + T) The column number will be 2 (one for questions, one for answers) ...


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I'm not sure if this is "automated" enough for your needs, but you could try giving the left-hand column a right-aligned tab, and leaving the right-hand column as is (both columns still technically left-justified):



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