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Apr
17
comment How to calculate the best type colour for a random background colour?
Pretty simple and pretty effective. I've played with a few options and the brightness threshold works nicely as you can see in the updated sketch. Instructions are in the comments on the left. If I have time I might want try playing with different colour spaces (like convert to Lab* and play with the components), but for now this does the job nice and simple.
Apr
17
comment How to calculate the best type colour for a random background colour?
(+1) thanks for the test, that's helpful :)
Apr
16
comment How to calculate the best type colour for a random background colour?
cool, I'll give this a shot
Apr
16
asked How to calculate the best type colour for a random background colour?
Mar
28
answered File backups for Photoshop
Feb
17
comment How do you create squared big pixel texture like this in photoshop?
Can you please be more specific ? What exactly do you mean by big pixel texture ?
Feb
12
answered Create a sprite using a sequence of images photoshop
Feb
6
comment Adobe Flash CS6 won't Export Animated Gif - How do on the main timeline?
Use Export Movie not Export Image and choose the Animated GIF format from the list (which should include quicktime/swf/etc.), but you don't have much control over quality/dithering which is horrible. For bet quality results, John's advice is the best.
Feb
6
comment What do you call these infographic icons?
+1 This is most interesting. Nicely documented Dawg!
Feb
5
answered 3d packaging mockups
Jan
31
accepted Does anyone know a good pixel font 7px tall?
Jan
29
answered Convert Primitive to Path using SVG format in Illustrator
Jan
29
revised Convert Primitive to Path using SVG format in Illustrator
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Jan
29
asked Convert Primitive to Path using SVG format in Illustrator
Dec
17
asked Does anyone know a good pixel font 7px tall?
Nov
24
comment Exporting a 3d extruded shape to SVG from Illustrator produces horrible plane joins
nice and clean solution +1
Oct
26
comment how to import vectors from fireworks to illustrator
@Scott almost. Flash and Fireworks have a long history together: you can import/paste from a Fireworks png and the vectors will be preserved
Oct
26
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Sep
29
comment How can I export a flash file to a gif format without losing quality?
Flash doesn't export nice looking .gif files. You can try to export your animation as a PNG sequence then open that as a sequence in Fireworks(frames will be added automatically) and export an animated .gif from there. You'll have more control (over image(number of colours) and animation(repeats,timing)) for gif export. Another alternative that comes to mind is to use the AS3 GIF Encoder library to export a decent gif via code, but that's handy if you're comfortable programming in actionscript 3
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