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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 keyboard shortcuts for an actions. Can also refer to a simplified workflow with predefined results.
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Questions about the vector-based drawing application for the Mac OS X platform.
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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 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 the progression of activities that result in the creation of distinctive design solutions.
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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 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 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 bitmap image editing program developed for MacOS.
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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 getting or doing a paid assignment.
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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 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 products or services that have no cost.
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Questions about consistently recreating a color, most often across different color spaces.
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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 freeware program for digital photo editing. Paint.net is currently only available for Windows.
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not meant to be the end result of a design or piece of art. It is a quick, often conceptual outline to demonstrate an idea, shape or process.
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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 pieces of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or vertical surface. Posters can also be low-cost reproductions of artwork.
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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 creative process of translating information, communication goals, and technical requirements into principal ideas that form a design solution.
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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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visual representation of data and information in two-dimensions. "Diagram" is a wide term; it includes illustrations, tables, graphs, charts, plots, maps.
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Questions about the layer of technology between the inner workings of a computer and a user, usually a graphic representation. Also see UI (user interface) and UX (user experience)
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a part of typography, but where a few individual letters are crafted, not a necessarily a whole typeface. Typically, this is done in for example logo design, graffiti and calligraphy.
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For questions regarding history of design, typography and/or art
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Packaging usually refers to product packaging. It involves both the aesthetics of creating pleasing "wrapping" and the technical skills involved in making a package which "works" for the product.
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Presentation software from Microsoft, based on a "slideshow" methodology.
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A proprietary 3D graphics software produced by Autodesk, Inc. Maya® 3D animation software offers a comprehensive creative feature set for 3D computer animation, modeling, simulation, rendering, and co…
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a digital motion graphics, visual effects and compositing software package published by Adobe Systems, used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television productio…
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