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Check my answers and comments – they'll tell you more about me than any statement here :)


Jul
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answered Is there an easy and cheap way to print qr codes on post-it notes?
Jul
24
comment Reduce file size without losing quality
I agree with e100. Besides PNG (GIF could pretty much do too) is irreplacible in putting on the web images containing e.g. linearts.
Jul
24
answered Reduce file size without losing quality
Jul
24
comment How to change PDF text encoding ? (ANSI to UNICODE)
In fact there is… and a couple of them at that. One would be to use Acrobat "Export->Text->…" (it is present for sure in version 9; there are some export settings available, like resultant file encoding). There are also a couple of tools to extract text from PDF file. Some of them command line tools like pdf2html, pdf2txt or something like that. But even then, getting text from PDF can be problematic.
Jul
23
comment How to change PDF text encoding ? (ANSI to UNICODE)
How are you extracting your text? Is it e.g. from Adobe Reader/Acrobat via text select and copy?
Jul
23
comment What is the widest character in the “Helvetica Neue” font?
I'd also take a look at em dash. Just in case ;).
Jul
23
answered Convert foreground motif to degrees of transparency?
Jul
23
answered How to work efficiently with Scribus' Story Editor?
Jul
22
comment Why do people keep telling me my site looks awful?
I do realize my pointers are quite crude and general, but, from what I was able to understand, you want to learn how to “design” on your own and that's the way in my opinion. That's why I won't tell you: “move your logo here, place your menu there”. That would be just designing it all in your stead. Perhaps it would be better if you'd first try to do a design for a project completely unknown to you before? But that would be a longer process, better suited for PM than this service.
Jul
22
comment Why do people keep telling me my site looks awful?
Judging from your comment, I'm afraid that you're just “tired to death” with trying to improve your design. I've experienced that feeling a couple of times myself :). The thing was, I was so fixed on my own way of seeing things I lost my perspective completely. Everything seemed just “in the right place”, “obvious” and “clear”. But it wasn't :). Only after some time, when I forgot about my initial ideas altogether, I was able to tell :). My advice is: let it rest for a while, “forget it” and then start from scratch, throwing your previous design away completely.
Jul
22
comment Convert foreground motif to degrees of transparency?
It would be much easier to help if you'd shown us the image you're talking about.
Jul
22
comment Why do people keep telling me my site looks awful?
That's “his” in my case ;)
Jul
22
comment Is there an easy and cheap way to print qr codes on post-it notes?
Still not an answer per se, so I'll use a comment :). Have you tried to experiment with preparing a “template” sheet, sticking post-its to it and running it through the printer? I haven't but I would try it if I was in your situation.
Jul
21
comment Is there an easy and cheap way to print qr codes on post-it notes?
I assume each day code will be different. Am I right?
Jul
21
answered Why do people keep telling me my site looks awful?
Jul
21
answered Should I be concerned about optimal font size for a particular font
Jul
21
comment Is there an easy and cheap way to print qr codes on post-it notes?
Specific method depends on quantity. How much post-its do you need to make?
Jul
20
answered How can I make patterns visible when I am using A4 size layers in gimp?
Jul
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comment What Software was probably used to make these?
That is a good reason ;D
Jul
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comment What Software was probably used to make these?
The reason for the downvote, please? :)