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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 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 taking pictures with a camera.
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Questions about the use of scripting, programming language, to automate processes in Adobe InDesign.
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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 Microsoft's series of graphical interface operating systems.
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Questions about the purposeful arrangement/organization of graphic and typographic elements regarding aspects of graphic properties (e.g. shape, size, color, texture, space), visual perception (e.g. …
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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 the manual or automated process of redrawing an image from a bitmap to a vector object.
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Questions about the process of digitizing a tangible object.
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Questions about storing and applying style rules to paragraphs. Lay-out software like InDesign and QuarkXPress allow general style rules to be selected, which can then be applied to selected paragraph…
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Questions about either learning or teaching graphic design.
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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 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 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 design elements on the sides or outlining other elements.
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Questions about the overall impression left on the user.
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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 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 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 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 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 lessons or series of lessons on how to complete a task or use software.
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Questions about designs that adapt to the size of the viewing device.
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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 both the aesthetics of creating pleasing "wrapping" and the technical skills involved in making a package which "works" for a product. Usually refers to product packaging.
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Questions about the use of black. In print, black can have different appearances depending on the actual inks used.
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Questions about `eps`, or Encapsulated PostScript, a cross-platform file format for vector files.
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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 products or services that have no cost.
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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 presentation software from Microsoft, based on a "slideshow" methodology.
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Questions about the use of illustrations to convey data. This is including but not limited to diagrams such as charts, maps, plots; and general graphics with underlying data.
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Questions about the progression of activities that result in the creation of distinctive design solutions.
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Questions about getting or doing a paid assignment.