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Questions about the variation of colour and shape in visual elements, text and illustrations, to define difference/sameness.
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Questions about either learning or teaching graphic design.
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Questions about taking pictures with a camera.
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Questions about the process of digitizing a tangible object.
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Questions about the use of elements to represent, mimic or suggest an idea, an action or an object. In graphic design, this is usually visual objects, but can technically also include sound, words, nu…
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Questions about an edited collection of an artist's best artwork intended to showcase their style or method of work. A portfolio is used by artists to show employers their versatility by showing diffe…
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Questions about the manual or automated process of redrawing an image from a bitmap to a vector object.
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Questions about reducing a file's size by automated pattern recognition, and the resulting changes in image quality.
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Questions about consistently recreating a color, most often across different color spaces.
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Questions about design elements on the sides or outlining other elements.
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Questions about the granting of permission to use a copyrighted typeface file by the copyright holder, often for a fee. Licenses are common in font distribution.
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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 regarding the design and creation process of website templates.
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Questions about recording, editing and displaying moving image media, possibly including a soundtrack.
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Questions about products or services that have no cost.
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Questions about the use of scripting, programming language, to automate processes in Adobe InDesign.
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Questions about functionalities that add editable, pre-programmed effects and styles to different layers or objects in an image file. Usually refers to Photoshop's layer styles, like drop shadow, embo…
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Questions about the CS4 version of Adobe's Creative Suite of programs. Released in 2008. Use this tag if you have a question that is specific only to a CS4 version of a program.
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Questions about the creation of basic designs, to be used as a starting point for more advanced designs. Can also apply to questions about creating 'skins' for eg. websites.
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Questions about the production process of printed materials.
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Questions about a utility in Adobe InDesign that can be used to apply a style or template to a subsequent set of pages.
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Questions about communicating data and/or information by way of graphic elements. Visualisation have a goal of quickly demonstrating a concept, often containing multiple data or information points.
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Questions about the size of type in a work, usually measured in points or pixels. Font size can be used to create hierarchy in the content and affects legibility.
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Questions about @font-face, a rule used in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to specify fonts used for text. It allows font files on a server to be used, rather than just those on the user's device.
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Questions about preferred methods of achieving an effect or other result. Using best practices may affect, amongst others, compatibility, degradation, and usability.
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Questions about user interfaces. The User Interface is the medium which the user interacts with.
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Questions about intentional or unintentional appearance of the "lego" effect: clear visibility that the image consists of little squares.
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Questions about design related to presenting content to a usually live audience. Presentations are regularly part the design, part talk.
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Questions about capturing the content of what is visible on screen, either entirely or a partial view. Also called screen dump.
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Questions about the overall impression left on the user.
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Questions about two-dimensional images or animations that are integrated into a larger scene. Initially including just graphical objects handled separately from the memory bitmap of a video display, t…
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Questions about how to create, expand, and maintain a visual identity for a company or brand.
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Questions about the branch of design focused on communicating factual information in a visual or multisensory way. Includes the principles behind effective use and design of diagrams, maps, signage, p…
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Questions about `eps`, or Encapsulated PostScript, a cross-platform file format for vector files.
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