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This is a problem with inDesign that many users suffer from! Here is a detailed tutorial on how to fix this issue so that the dimensions are measured just like illustrator. http://www.nineteenfortyone.com/2011/05/indesign-dimensions-include-stroke-weight/ The trick is to set the "Dimensions include Stroke Weight" setting within the software.


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Here is what I will suggest: Select the star shape with your favorite tool, like the magic wand, you will see the marching ants on the outside Create a new blank layer while the selection is still active Making sure the new layer is targeted, go to "Edit/Stroke" and add the desired stroke width, color, and whether it is on the inside, outside, or in the ...


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"Layers" is the core idea that will allow you to put various parts of your content in any arbitrary order. "Shape" in Photoshop generally refers to what is created by using the Pen tool. But I think you are using the term "shape" to refer to any element that shows what we call "shape" in daily language. You can use the Pen tool or the marquee tool then fill ...


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There are a number of things you can try based on how the star was created. If it is on it's own layer, you can Control+Click (WIN) or Command+Click (MAC) to select the star on that layer. From there you can go to the Select Menu > Modify > Contract and choose a couple of pixels. Heads up though, this will round points and corners if you do it too far in. ...


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extend the lines of the 'K' to beyond the boundaries of the circle before intersecting. this issue is caused because the boundaries of each shape are on top of each other but not quite identical (it would appear the 'K' is fractionally smaller than the circle) when subtracting from above it's often worth leaving overhang to avoid situations like this :)


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First draw your shape as one object. Then grab the pen tool again and draw a center line from the left end point to the right end point. Select both the shape and the path in the middle and go to the stroke options. Make sure the stroke is center align. I picked 4 pt black stroke for my example. What that looks like I then went to expand appearance. ...


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Open Object > Align and Distribute… tab. Select the upper shape, then the lower shape (with Shift key stroked so that both are selected). Set "Relative to" to "Last selected" in the "Align and Distribute…" tab. Finally, click on ("align bottom edge of objects to the top of the anchor"). In this example the lower shape will be the anchor (and therefore ...


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If you want to change the color of a full shape with nothing inside, a very quick trick is: layer effects: 1) Click on the layer where your shape is 2) Double-click on that layer. A window will appear. Your layer needs to not be the background layer, by the way. 3) On this window, select the option "color overlay" and click on the little swatch of color ...


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Select the path you want to edit. Use the Scissors tool and click on the path at both ends of the gap you'd like to create. Then use the Selection tool (black arrow tool) to click the portion to remove and click delete. Before After Tip: Adding guides to the document to help guide you on where to apply the Scissors is a good idea, too, but not ...



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