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Scott's method will work (and probably gets the job done perfectly in this case), but this can be done in a way that retains the scalable vector property of the text, which the layer mask doesn't. And considering that the white area is a shape, the whole thing would be scalable to any size. Right click the text layer and select "Create Work Path" Select ...


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If I choose File -> Place and choose the image of interest my panel looks like this - In your screenshot I see "Group", so probably the problem is there. Anyway, you should have an Image Trace option in Object menu.


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To make things easy for yourself when editing later, it pays off to do a bit more work upfront by using the Appearance panel for this. Draw a shape Give it any fill and no stroke Open the Appearance panel Select your shape with the Move tool (V) Choose Add New Stroke, either through Appearance panel options or with the icon bottom leftmost on the panel ...


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I am not aware of any preference set-up to achieve the out of register look but simply 'copy' the object with the stroke and fill, then 'paste in front', then nudge it until it is the desired distance apart, remove the stroke from the lower layer, then remove the fill in the layer above. Set the stroke to 'overprint' or else it may 'knock-out'. Perhaps ...


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Color your artwork without borders Copy artwork Delete fill of copied artwork, add border shift copy left/right according to taste


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I also require this functionality but can confirm Will's answer that there does not seem to be any automated solution. I reference 3 paragraph styles from the front cover of reports as separate Running Headers in order to automatically populate a pre-styled 'Footer' master page. This works fine if the text being referenced is NOT in a master page itself, ...


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Sort of. After you resize and the text gets munged, you can snap it back to normal by setting the Vertical Scale and Horizontal Scale to 100% (or, whatever it was before). (this is also what the cmd+shift+x shortcut Tim Human mentions does). Or, if you don't want any change at all, set a Paragraph Style or a Character Style and then re-apply it ...


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Yes. You can do it just hit and hold shift then resize!


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No. When you resize multiple objects it's always a transformation. There is no way to keep area text from transforming as well. You simply can't do what you want. In fact.... Adobe even broke this very thing in InDesign. What you want used to work in InDesign CS4, but Adobe broke it starting with InDesign CS5... and they don't appear to care that it's ...


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I'd almost certainly use Joonas's approach for something like this, unless you have only a handful of cards. There is a different approach that you might find simpler, however: use the Smart Object only for your slide/card background and set the type on other layers. In CS6, you don't have the option to link an external Smart Object to your file (which ...


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Photoshop does have Data sets. They can do something like what you want, but it has always been a bit weird in the sense that you can only export files .psd. You can of course convert them to other formats, but it's still odd that you can't export to other format straight away. You can do this following without an external file, but I'm going to explain ...


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I'm prepared to eat my words here, but unless I'm greatly mistaken that is NOT a repeating pattern - despite appearances. It may have been one once, but not in its current form. I'll try to explain; 1. (if you want to repeat my test) Rotate the image so that one wavy line is exactly horizontal. You can do this by finding the high point of one line and ...


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This might help. It's what I normally use. http://image.online-convert.com/convert-to-svg


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You can Use Inkscape with PSD Import Extension.


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If I am understanding your question correctly you need to make sure to have Use Artboards: File -> Export -> Use Artboards This was also on Stacked awhile ago: "Keep original size when export image from illustrator"


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It depends on how you originally created the artwork. If it was created as vector artwork then you can export it as vector artwork (see Gramps' references) but if it was created as raster artwork you will have to somehow create the vector artwork information. Without going too much into it, raster artwork is a pixel-by-pixel description of artwork. This is ...


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Based on @Brendan's work, I added the newest Google ad format and bumped it to CS6. Link here!


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Click on Show Extras Options at the bottom of the tab, then check the Pixel Grid box.


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11px equates to roughly 8.25pt - I reckon you've got your Illustrator Units set to pt but expecting it to read the px value. To change the units Illustrator uses for type go the Edit Menu > Preferences > Units and changed the 'Type' dropdown to 'Pixels'.


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You accidentally activated the Area Type Tool. This happens when you click an object with the type tool at certain locations—anchors iirc. The regular type tool will give you a text cursor with a rectangular dotted border. If you hover over shapes, you will see the outline change to a circular one. That's to tell you that clicking there will activate ...


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The goal of the question was to perform anchor points manipulations without loosing selection of different parts of compound objects or different objects. This type of selection is impossible. However, I found very handy solution: After selecting the Instrument (let's say Remove Anchor Point) we can easily temporary switch to Selection tool pressing ...


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There are no issues migrating book files and documents from CS6 to CC other than the fact that both will be converted to the CC internal format. In general, it's a good idea when documents are converted to Save As over the existing files after conversion. INDD files accumulated internal cruft after multiple edits, and can start to behave unpredictably after ...


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I use CS5 most of the time, and if I recall correctly, there is no native ICO export. I've used this plugin for years now: Telegraphics plugins


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Not sure of the 'why', but I know how to solve it – I had the same problem but just discovered Real favicon generator via this thread: StackOverflow: best practice for favicons 2013 and it does the job perfectly! You just need to throw in a high-res version of your icon and it generates all the icons you need (for mobile and tablet as well as desktop).


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Open Vector Maps In addition to the great suggestions already mentioned take a look at http://openvectormaps.com. I created this library of free maps that are editable, layered and in .svg (Illustrator or Inkscape) and .ai formats



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