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May
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comment How can a designer decide whether a competitors design is similar enough to their own to take further action?
As I understand it some companies are notorious for suing other companies for the use of green in lawncare packaging. There seems to be a presumption here that one needs a good standing to sue (and win). That is not the case. See for instance ( seattletrademarklawyer.com/blog/2007/9/22/… )
May
13
comment Which font is used for the Yorkhill Children's Charity logo?
another trick is to dig into a site for any PDF versions of their publications and check for font embedding. If they have well-branded publications, they are bound to have the proper typeface embedded.
May
7
comment What color mode for Print jobs to show them online?
It should be mentioned that both of the linked images below are different on my monitor than yours (and everyone's). I have a mis-matched dual monitor setup with calibrated profiles and they render the color differently within the same browser window. Printed CMYK can be counted on to be the same no matter the viewer (within tolerances). RGB for web can be counted on to be different.
May
7
answered Combinations and Permutations of Photoshop Layers?
May
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awarded  Constituent
May
6
comment *.png file seems to increase in filesize without any change
If the cropped images are cropped from a 100% size preview, then the lower image is clearly larger: the shapes are larger, the texture is enlarged etc.
May
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May
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comment Setting up a batch action in Acrobat for adding a barcode footer to a PDF file?
It is possible to specify coordinates via scripts, and you can query the document size to calculate placement.
May
2
comment How to make a smooth PMS gradient transition in Illustrator
can you clarify?: the "PMS" version is a {black} to {1 PMS ink} or is it {1 PMS ink} to {1 PMS ink}
May
2
comment Setting up a batch action in Acrobat for adding a barcode footer to a PDF file?
Javascript/vbscript/applescript can be invoked from outside the {Adobe Program} environment (i.e. the OS level). One way might be to invoke PS, make an image with a specific filename flopped and add barcode, and then save'n'place that image in the PDF. I have no experience scripting Acrobat.
May
2
comment Setting up a batch action in Acrobat for adding a barcode footer to a PDF file?
Acrobat 9 javascript documentation: livedocs.adobe.com/acrobat_sdk/9.1/Acrobat9_1_HTMLHelp/wwhelp/…
May
2
comment Need to convert Photoshop layers to InDesign layers
This is a straight-up word-identical copy'n'paste from a (presumably) copywritten work. Cool factor: -10
May
2
reviewed Approve suggested edit on serif tag wiki excerpt
May
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on serif tag wiki
May
2
comment Make image larger without losing quality in Paint.NET
There are tons of questions related to this topic here. Try searching for "dpi raster scale".
May
2
comment Make image larger without losing quality in Paint.NET
Quality is directly tied to the number of pixels in the image, not the print size. If you take an image that looks OK when printed and then triple the size you are either a) stretching each pixel to a larger square or; b) moving the pixels apart and inserting new pixels to fill the gaps. Both result in quality loss. The "safe" zone is about .75x-1.5x the original pixel size. For decent printing you want about 200-300 pixels for every inch. For 12 x 15, thats 3600 x 4500 pixels
May
1
comment Why do GIF images automatically lock the base layer in Adobe Photoshop?
@user22965: they do this so that the file is not altered without direct user intervention.
Apr
30
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to change the perspective of an image in Photoshop?
Apr
30
comment Textbook layout including examples of two different computer programming languages?
Perhaps if you converted >>> to py>/mt>. Might get too busy though.
Apr
30
comment Visually similar alternatives to Helvetica?
ironicsans.com/helvarialquiz