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If you already have your banner and are wondering about the little drawings on top, then I can think of two ways of getting them: 1) Buy them online, already made. Sites like iStock or GraphicRiver offer vector illustrations with transparent backgrounds, so it's quite easy to open the files and just paste them on your banner. There are also free icons you ...


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The easiest and simplest way would be to darken the button when its pressed. Applying a 30% black layer on top will do the trick.


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There is a lot of software out there, some free and some paid. Just to list a few: FREE GIMP Ultimate Paint InkScape Paint.Net Paid Adobe Fireworks Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator CorelDRAW All of which have different learning curves, you can fin more graphics software by doing a quick Google search.


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In order to save time and allow for transitions between states, creating button effects in the styling language for whatever UI you're creating, not creating images for each one, is important. This will allow for the effect to be reused when you have different text, sizing, etc. Take for example designing for the web or something that understands HTML/CSS: ...


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If, what you are trying to accomplish doesn't have to be flat, i would recommend you just to add an inner shadow like this If it has to be flat-design though, i recommend change of color (darker) or inversion:


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According to the Microsoft Manual of Style (4th edition), the correct term is "move handle." In the user interface of various programs, a handle is an element used to move or size an object. Use move handle or sizing handle. Do not use size handle, grab handle, little box, or similar phrases. While "move handle" probably isn't self-evident to the ...


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There is a symbol for it in predicate logic. "And/or" is just called "or" and is represented as ∨, from the Latin vel meaning or. But note that it's a separate symbol from the letter "v", though similar. In contrast, "or" in the sense of "this one or that one but never both" is called "exclusive or" or "xor" and can be symbolized as ⊻ or ⊕. ...


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For "and" you could obviously use & or + -- these would be the most intuitive. For "or" something which indicates a "split" might work.... Just need to be careful it doesn't look like "less than"


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Two Objects, one has a gradient, the other one is slightly smaller (subtract the stroke outline from the original object to achieve this) and has a feather effect. Try out different different feather values to make the edge softer/harder


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The answer is (as Mark Read said in the comment) to use the Gradient Mesh tool. Click where the points are shown in this image. You can then select them with the Direct Selection tool and set each points' individual color. The ones on the top has a lighter color, and the bottom ones is darker.


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This really depends on how complicated you want your button to be. A simple button can be made with just a single shape with multiple properties to represent normal and pressed states. In Illustrator, you can check the shape properties in the Appearance panel, they are just like layers and can be shown and hidden to switch the button's states. In the figure ...


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Maybe something like this: But adding a pokeball...


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By using mnxd's solution as a base, you can make this really manageable by using the Appearance palette. select your shape; give it a gradient with a light top and a dark bottom, just like in mnxd's solution; open the appearance palette and select the existing fill; choose Add New Fill from the palette options or click the duplicate selected item button: ...


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If it's not a PSD editable file, there's no way to modify the border itself. However, you can recreate it, or make id dissapear. The following answer assumes that you use photoshop any CSx version, and the icon is an transparent image with only the "T" symbol and not the background Open Photoshop, and drag'n'drop your icon in there On the right you'll ...


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You have to change interpolation method. Go to Edit > Preferences > General and change Image Interpolation as desired (Nearest Neighbor in your case). Than select your smart object and hit Ctrl + T (Cmd + T for Mac), than without any transformations hit Enter to apply. Your object will stay intact, only its interpolation method will change (refresh). Note ...


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This will be very easy for you. Photoshop CC, all cloud based software around $20 US a month GIMP is free and very close to the above Fast way to alter color of each icon: Upload icons Go to "layer style" then "color overlay" Pick color Save again as PNG This way, your icon will recolor and your background stays transparent.


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a PSD is a photoshop file. Here is a list of Free Adobe Photoshop Alternatives. This will be the best way to alter your icons.


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If I understand your question correctly, then you have two options: You can hand-draw the icons on paper, and scan them into an image-editing program. You can turn the "icon" into a fixed-size PNG with a transparent background, or into a scale-able SVG file. Then, just upload that image into your website, turn it into a link, and position it correctly... ...


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I found the following, hope this helps: Android Icon Margins … it was recommend that the icon included a margin around one twelfth of the total size between the edge of the icon and the image it contained. For example the medium density icon is 48×48 pixels, one twelfth of this is 4, giving a margin of 4 pixels around the icon. This means the area ...



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