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Measurement settings are application wide and are not document specific. Just right-click, or control-click the rulers in the document and choose the scale you want. You can also input any scale into measurement fields. If the document is set to use pixels, you can input 50mm and it will automatically be converted to pixels. There's no need to keep changing ...


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I realized you can achieve this goal by being crafty with Dashed Line in Stroke. I wanted one line open, but also wanted the curvature of the fill. You can change the length of 'dash' and 'gap' using the arrow keys on your keyboard to quickly change their values until you find a combination you need.


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Install a virtual machine with CS6 evaluation. Edit, ungroup, whatever, save as CS5. Freeze VM for the next time.


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The catch is that 0074aa isn't any specific color. Look at 1000 screens and you're going to see 1000 different colors. As such, trust your eyes. If the branding team for your client never got around to picking an official print color, grab a pantone CMYK swatch book, hold it up to a few monitors and pick the color that you feel is the best match. This is ...


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It's easier to get a best match from CMYK to HEX than the opposite, and make sure your client understand there will never be an exact match but only a close one. The suggested CMYK equivalent is a bit "rough" and not always precise. It will suggest you an equivalent by comparing the 2 color gamut mathematically but it's never precise. It's better to find a ...


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Here is a surprisingly simple trick I recently learned. Open the AI file with Photoshop (Right click, Open with Adobe Photoshop…) In the dialog box select the Images button and all the images in your document appear. Select the images you want to open and they will each open in a separate document at the embedded resolution.


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The fastest way is to make use of the awesome export features of Sketch. Way 1: -Select the group in Illustrator -Paste in Sketch (repeat with all the groups you want to export) -Select the groups in Sketch, and click "make exportable" -Export at the resolution you want. Way 2: -Select the group in Illustrator -Paste in Sketch (repeat with all the groups ...


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I use Shade with 100 % opacity twice and offset it to create this look. It's most helpful when dealing with diagrams that you do not want to convert to shapes.


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Look on this link and find the part about "Space After" Perhaps it is this setting giving you a problem? Indesign often does this to my text


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If you want to make sure your PDF is "clean", you can always use the "/Save as/Optimized PDF" option in the Acrobat Pro "File" menu. Then you can look at the options, and check every boxes in the sections "discard objects", "discard user data" and "clean up"; this will flatten your layers, remove the extra data that might be invisible and as it says, clean ...


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Steps to take out selected object from Photoshop. 1) Select the object 2) Go to select menu and click Load Selection... 3) Go to Image > Crop 4) Save as you wish. 5) Undo all steps to select other object.



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