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Questions about image file formats, a standardized means of organizing and storing digital images. Image files are composed of either pixel or vector (geometric) data. Common image format include JPEG…
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Questions calling for advice on what typeface or font to use in a particular design or situation.
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Questions about scaling; the process of creating different versions of visual objects to adapt them for different display mediums or contexts of use. Other than simple resizing, scaling can include ch…
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usually refers to the amount of detail and information contained in an image.
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Questions about terminology, industry specific words used in a given field of study or discipline. It's often referred to as jargon or specialized language related to a chosen profession. Ask anything…
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the main markup language for creating web pages and other information that can be displayed in a web browser.
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Questions about designing with or for the Apple Mac; a series of models of desktop and laptop computers developed by Apple, Inc. Ask anything about design that's specifically relevant to an Apple Mac …
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Questions about the output resolution of a print device. `dpi` refers to dots of ink on a printed page and thus to a property of a printer or other printing device. The term is often used in error, in…
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a set of data that characterizes a color input or output device, or a color space, according to standards promulgated by the International Color Consortium (ICC).
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A hand written or printed work, that consists of pages; bound together between a cover and attached to the spine.
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A proprietary program developed by Adobe Systems used for the creation, modification, and viewing of PDF files.
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Professional graphic design software offering new and enhanced vector graphic illustration, image editing, and a complete website design software suite.
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Questions about designing content and visuals for mobile devices; this kind of design often carries its own set of rules and restrictions. Ask anything related to designing graphics for mobile devices…
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Pixels per inch: a measure of resolution. Either (a) the resolution of a image when it is printed at a specific physical size; or (b) the physical resolution of a display device. DPI (dots per inch), …
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Questions about typesetting; the process of creating text by the use of types for printed and digital designs. It's the art of perfecting the position, readability and aesthetics of a body of content …
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Questions about Adobe's cloud-based subscription solution for their products. Please use a specific version tag, if appropriate.
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Questions regarding imagery, colors, typefaces, or other visual or audio items used to identify a business entity.
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Questions about designing for Android, an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Specific measurements and guidelines are common when designing graphics for diff…
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a point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in a display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the s…
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a series of tasks that you play back on a single file or a batch of files—menu commands, panel options, tool actions, and so on. For example, you can create an action that changes the siz…
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Questions about copyright, licensing and ownership.
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"Style" usually refers to a specific visual language, the use of text, graphics and images recognisable as belonging to a certain method, type, use, time period.
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A lesson or series of lessons on how to complete a task or use software.
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How to deal with clients, what to expect, demand, wish for, and better communication.
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Questions about developing and implementing graphical elements of a user interface such as controls, aesthetics, icons and structure, that focus on the user interaction.
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Usually refer to the action of creating an image and "cutting it up" with a slicing tool to use the separate elements for use in web applications.
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For questions about original images, captured or created, made available by the original artist for use in other projects, often through licensing arrangements.
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Taking an image with an opaque background and making it transparent.
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Apple's mobile operating system. Originally developed for the iPhone, it has since been extended to support other Apple, Inc. devices such as the iPod Touch, iPad,…
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A tablet - in the context of graphic design - usually refers to a pen-tablet or graphics tablet, a piece of hardware connected to a computer with a cord, and on which one can write and draw with a pen…
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By selecting parts of a file or image, those parts can be changed or transformed while leaving the nonselected parts intact.
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A tool used for applying paint to a canvas. Digitally, a brush refers to a tool designed to mimic the application of color similar to traditional media. This often results in soft edges or specific "t…
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Questions regarding designing for Apple's iPhone OS.