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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 the production process of printed materials.
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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 reducing a file's size by automated pattern recognition, and the resulting changes in image quality.
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Questions about either learning or teaching graphic design.
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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 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 lessons or series of lessons on how to complete a task or use software.
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Questions regarding the design and creation process of website templates.
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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 scripting, programming language, to automate processes in Adobe InDesign.
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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 products or services that have no cost.
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Questions about design elements on the sides or outlining other elements.
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Questions about recording, editing and displaying moving image media, possibly including a soundtrack.
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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 designs that adapt to the size of the viewing device.
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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 `eps`, or Encapsulated PostScript, a cross-platform file format for vector files.
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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 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 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 intentional or unintentional appearance of the "lego" effect: clear visibility that the image consists of little squares.
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Questions about the overall impression left on the user.
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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 how to create, expand, and maintain a visual identity for a company or brand.
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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 @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 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 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 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 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…