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Questions about Smart Objects—layers that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an image’s source content with all its o…
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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 the JPEG (`/ˈdʒeɪpɛɡ/ jay-peg`) file format. JPEG, seen most often with the `.jpg` extension, is a commonly used method of lossy compression for digital photography.
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Questions about the tool present in image editing software. The pen gives direct control over Bézier curves by allowing the direct placement of anchor points and Bézier handles.
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Questions about different ways of storing data in a file. Different file formats can usually be recognized by their extension.
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Questions about work while self-employed and not committed to a particular employer long-term. Freelancers are sometimes represented by a company or an agency that resells their labor and that of othe…
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Questions about image resolution as measured in pixels per inch. PPI is either (a) the resolution of a image when it is printed at a specific physical size; or (b) the physical resolution of a display…
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Questions about creating scale or full-size models of a design or device. They are used for teaching, demonstration, design evaluation, promotion, and other purposes.
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Questions about the action of applying a colour, pattern or gradient within a defined area often defined by lines, strokes and/or borders.
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Questions about preset effect in image manipulation such as photo filters in Photoshop or similar visual tools.
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Questions about the technique of smoothing transitions between color fields within an image. Anti-aliasing is used in digital photography, computer graphics, digital audio, and many other applications…
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Questions about symbols; marks or characters used as conventional representations of objects, functions, or processes. Ask anything related to the design of symbols.
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Questions about making the opaque backgrond of an image transparent.
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Questions about the creation of typefaces and storing them into font files.
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Questions about a specific visual language, the use of text, graphics and images recognisable as belonging to a certain method, type, use, and/or time period.
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Questions about the production process of printed materials.
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Questions about pen-tablets or graphics tablets, pieces of hardware connected to a computer on which one can write and draw with a pen, much in the same way as pen on paper.
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Questions about the different ways color can be quantified and indexed, like for example GRB, CMYK, Lab or HSB. Also applicable to questions about communicatin between different color spaces.
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Questions about the method of rendering a visual element (text, image, drawing) "out of focus", wholly or partly.
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Using Illustrator effect tools to manipulate objects, images, paths; handle colour control and altering shapes.
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Questions about the way objects appear based on spatial attributes: how objects relate to the observer.
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Questioons about 'raster' graphics images, or bitmaps, a dot matrix data structure representing a generally rectangular grid of pixels, or points of color, viewable via a monitor, paper, or other disp…
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Questions about 3ds Max®, a 3D Modelling and Animation software from AutoDesk, Inc. It provides a comprehensive 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and compositing solution for games, film, and motion …
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Questions about managing different font files, and about software to enable such management.
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Questions about the granting of permission to use copyrighted material by the copyright holder, often for a fee. Licenses are common in software usage, like font files, stock images but also applicati…
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Questions about removing part of an image at the sides, or about removing a few millimeters of paper from around the sides of a printed piece after printing.
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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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Questions about 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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Questions about typefaces without serifs, or font-identification queries with like typefaces. Examples of sans serif typefaces are Arial, Helvetica, Verdana and Univers.
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Questions about consistently recreating a color, most often across different color spaces.
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Questions regarding designing for Apple's iPhone OS.
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Questions about keyboard shortcuts for an actions. Can also refer to a simplified workflow with predefined results.
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Questions about adding the impression of a 3D effect by adding shadows to 2D objects.
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Questions about selections of different color fields commonly used in digital imaging software. Swatches are used to store color selections in order to consistenly use the same color across a project.
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Questions about the game development process of designing the content and rules of a game in the pre-production stage and design of gameplay, environment, storyline, and characters during production s…