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Questions about Microsoft's series of graphical interface operating systems.
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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 the creation of typefaces and storing them into font files.
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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 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 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 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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Using Illustrator effect tools to manipulate objects, images, paths; handle colour control and altering shapes.
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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 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 adding the impression of a 3D effect by adding shadows to 2D objects.
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Questions about the overall impression left on the user.
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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 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.
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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 design related to presenting content to a usually live audience. Presentations are regularly part the design, part talk.
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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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Questiosn 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 the manual or automated process of redrawing an image from a bitmap to a vector object.
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Questions about consistently recreating a color, most often across different color spaces.
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Questions about the digital motion graphics, visual effects and compositing software package published by Adobe Systems, used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production.
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Questions about products or services that have no cost.
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Questions about the bitmap image editing program developed for MacOS.
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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 freeware program for digital photo editing. Paint.net is currently only available for Windows.
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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 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 intentional or unintentional appearance of the "lego" effect: clear visibility that the image consists of little squares.
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Questions about inital design roughs. A sketch a is 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 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 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 the creative process of translating information, communication goals, and technical requirements into principal ideas that form a design solution.