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May
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comment How should ascenders and descenders that share the same space be handled?
You might also find the answers to this question helpful: How do I deal with line spacing when a single descender is getting in the way?
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May
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comment Why do some logos look.. old? How does design age?
To offer a different perspective on "the technical skill required to make a Metro UI is noticeably less than if you had to create gradients and shadows" - I'd say knowing how to use gradient and shadow tools is one of the less significant challenges in this kind of icon or logo design: software fluency is usually just expected. The real challenge is making something that communicates the message simply, quickly, reliably - and that's harder the more constrained your stylistic palette is. Designing a good two-tone logo or icon for something non-trivial can be a serious creative challenge.
May
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awarded  Nice Answer
May
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revised What's the meaning of saying CSS sprites are “for graphics that are just single blocks”?
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May
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answered Why do some logos look.. old? How does design age?
May
8
revised Help me recreate this text effect
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May
8
comment Does Photoshop Elements fully support PSD files from “full” Photoshop?
Good question, I believe it's fine for layer effects except for groups of layers and complex adjustment layers, but I'm not 100% sure. I wrote a quick write-up a while ago of the key differences between PS and PS elements for web work here which might also be useful background: graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/a/15879/3327
May
7
comment Best way to add an individual image to pdf form letter
The answers to this might help: graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/12794/… If you've got access to Indesign I'd suggest looking into Data Merge with a spreadsheet of 200 file locations (I've not personally used that feature enough to be able to offer a step-by-step though).
May
7
comment How do I type Arabic text in Photoshop?
For me (CS6 on Lion) it does keep the joins, so long as you copy from the lower of the two input boxes (the one where in the web browser, it looks like the text has been reversed). For example, for me محمد appears as ﺪﻤﺤﻣ in the browser but does then paste into photoshop as محمد, with each character joined.
May
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revised Make Arabic text show properly in Adobe Illustrator
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revised Make Arabic text show properly in Adobe Illustrator
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May
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comment How do I type Arabic text in Photoshop?
Nice. In some browsers (e.g. Chrome) it seems like the Copy button doesn't work but copying the text out of the lower box then pasting it into Photoshop seems to work.
May
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comment Quick-Connectors in Illustrator
Sounds like the same basic problem as this earlier question - How to bind a line to a rectangle - (which also includes a pretty good workaround from Scott that should help in your case...)
May
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revised Image search engine, but for logos / How do you spot plagiarized logos?
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May
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answered Image search engine, but for logos / How do you spot plagiarized logos?
May
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revised How can I export only text with a distinctive character style from InDesign to a new document?
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May
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comment How can I export only text with a distinctive character style from InDesign to a new document?
That's a valid way of doing it, but you shouldn't need to delete the pictures if you select all and copy from the HTML then paste into a plain text editor, like Notepad (windows), or TextEdit using Format > Make Plain Text (mac) - they'll just not be pasted leaving only text.
May
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comment Why do people keep telling me my site looks awful?
@Abe hmmm you can see it by looking back in time using archive.org web.archive.org/web/20100813080556/http://stackoverflow.com/…