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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 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 automation and extending of functionality through the use of scripts within Adobe InDesign.
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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…
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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 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 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 variation of colour and shape in visual elements, text and illustrations, to define difference/sameness.
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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 reducing a file's size by automated pattern recognition, and the resulting changes in image quality.
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Questions about designs that adapt to the size of the viewing device.
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Questions about recording, editing and displaying moving image media, possibly including a soundtrack.
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Questions about either learning or teaching graphic design.
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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 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 design elements on the sides or outlining other elements.
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Questions about products or services that have no cost.
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Questions regarding the design and creation process of website templates.
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Questions about the overall impression left on the user.
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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 `eps`, or Encapsulated PostScript, a cross-platform file format for vector files.
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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 progression of activities that result in the creation of distinctive design solutions.
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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 the use of black. In print, black can have different appearances depending on the actual inks used.
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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 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 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 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 proprietary 3D graphics software produced by Autodesk, Inc. Maya® 3D animation software offers a comprehensive creative feature set for 3D computer animation, modeling, simulation,…
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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 lessons or series of lessons on how to complete a task or use software.
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Questions about the presentation software from Microsoft, based on a "slideshow" methodology.
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Questions regarding the history of design, typography and/or art.