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comment How to draw a dashed circle in photoshop cs5?
The same argument could be made for replicating dozens of other Illustrator features in Photoshop or adding quicker ways to do an infinite number of very specific tasks already possible in Photoshop. But adding new UI (and a new class of objects) has a cost. If it comes down to choosing between adding lens warp compensation or improved 3D painting features versus adding a quicker way to create dashed shapes, the developers are right to prioritize the more powerful new features that will have a greater impact on professional workflows.
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comment How to draw a dashed circle in photoshop cs5?
Also, doing this in Photoshop is actually much easier than trying to do this by hand with a compass and protractor. A lot of "simple" graphics still require a set of steps to make unless you're fine with simply using premade stencils/stamps/shapes/brushes/etc. Professional graphics programs typically try to provide powerful and flexible general-purpose tools rather than one-click solutions to very specific problems. Otherwise, the program would be more bloated and less useful, as well as harder to learn because there are thousands of single-use tools.
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comment How to draw a dashed circle in photoshop cs5?
@Pacerier: Photoshop is designed for making raster graphics. This includes photomanipulation, compositing images, digital painting, creating textures, etc. And it's easy to add vector art to Photoshop documents (Photoshop supports smart objects, rudimentary vector paths, and the same basic shape presets that most vector graphics programs support). But if you're creating vector graphics, it makes sense to create them in Illustrator and import them into Photoshop, or import your raster image into your Illustrator document.
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comment How to draw a dashed circle in photoshop cs5?
@Pacerier: Because Photoshop isn't really designed for this style of graphic design. Things that are simple to do in vector image editors like Illustrator are often hard to do in raster image editors and vice versa.
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comment How to reduce the size of a (chinese) .ttf font file?
Instead of trying to modify an existing font (almost always a bad idea, unless you're the font author), I would just avoid using webfonts with Chinese. Instead, use standard Chinese system fonts that are already installed on most computers: kendraschaefer.com/2012/06/… en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_CJK_fonts#Ming
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comment How to reduce the size of a (chinese) .ttf font file?
@DA01: It's fairly normal. They're all around 7~12MB, at least. You can't store 20,000+ (in some extreme cases up to 200,000) hinted glyphs without exceeding 6MB. Here are some other common Chinese fonts that you can use as comparisons. Most are between 20K to 40K characters. This is one of the major drawbacks to ideogram-based languages (multi-byte characters, way too many glyphs, large font sizes, no standard ordering...).
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revised How do I embed Google Web Fonts into an SVG?
update mime-type to reflect current W3 specs
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