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Top new questions this week:

Right-align rest of paragraph after tab

I’m typesetting an index for a book where the index subjects (the names/words/items themselves) should be left-aligned, but the page numbers referenced should be right-aligned – similar to what you’d ...

adobe-indesign text typesetting paragraph-styles formatting  
asked by Janus Bahs Jacquet 5 votes
answered by Wolff 5 votes

InDesign: Can I automate Master Page assignment to multiple, non-contiguous, pages without using page numbers?

I need to replace a couple existing master pages with other existing master pages. I am familiar with how to replace master pages in general. I have Master Pages - A, B, C, D, E, F. I need to replace ...

adobe-indesign indesign-scripting master-page  
asked by Scott 3 votes
answered by Scott 4 votes

How to enlarge a mask in Photoshop non-destructively ("bleeding", "outer glow")?

I would want to enlarge a mask be it either a pixel based or vector one by adding a "bleeding" effect so to increase the masks's area. Adding actual "Outer glow" FX doesn't change ...

adobe-photoshop photoshop-effects  
asked by Kostas Margiavičius 3 votes
answered by Sergey Kritskiy 4 votes

Illustrator: How do I fix this inner corner issue with my custom pattern brush?

I've been trying to make this fairly simple knot however I cannot seem to make the inner corners no matter what I do. I tried everything, here's what happens: There's that weird gap. God only knows ...

adobe-illustrator patterns brush corners  
asked by BanANA 2 votes
answered by Scott 1 vote

Direct Select Anchor Point and Continue Path

Good day, I'm having a spot of trouble with Illustrator CS6, and I hope you all can help. I cannot seem to Direct Select an endpoint on a deselected/inactive path, switch to Pen, and then continue the ...

adobe-illustrator path pen-tool  
asked by Andy 2 votes
answered by Scott 1 vote

Wavy satin like effect

i am trying to replicate this for learning purpose since i found it very eye-catching. So far i have tried both free form and mesh gradient without success. With mesh gradient, i am able to create ...

adobe-illustrator  
asked by Bong Bong 2 votes
answered by user287001 2 votes

How do I remove the 'learn' lightbulb button in Illustrator?

Every time I open Illustrator and then create a new document, a blue background tooltip appears at the top right saying 'Catch up with What's New in Illustrator.' with an OK and a Remind me Later ...

adobe-illustrator  
asked by Simon Suh 2 votes
answered by Suraiya Abedin 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What is the style of font called that is typically used in newspaper mastheads?

Does anyone know of a font suitable for the title of a newspaper? It is also the type that's used for the first letter of a chapter of a book (and is so calligraphic, you can't tell if it has serifs ...

font-identification style-identification font-face blackletter  
asked by tkbx 15 votes
answered by thomasrutter 23 votes

What does the size of the font translate to exactly?

I have a 40 pixel font that I'm trying to translate into custom images. I'm trying to match the size of the image exactly, but I'm having some problems getting exactly the right size. Basically, what ...

font-size  
asked by PearsonArtPhoto 86 votes
answered by e100 70 votes

Point vs Pixel: What is the difference?

What is the difference between points and pixels?

units  
asked by Atif Mohammed Ameenuddin 129 votes
answered by Paul Russell 116 votes

Two-sided printing: exact positioning?

I have designed some fancy cards (80mm x 48mm), and I would like to print them on both sides of a sheet of paper now (5x2 per A4 sheet). Naturally, both sides of the print need to coincide exactly. ...

print-design  
asked by user1111929 20 votes
answered by user1111929 14 votes

Web Safe Alternative to Myriad Pro Font?

Are there any fonts that I can use in my font stack that are more or less similar to Myriad Pro and web safe?

website-design font-recommendation web-safe  
asked by Atif Mohammed Ameenuddin 61 votes
answered by dkuntz2 39 votes

How can I crop everything outside of an art board in Illustrator?

I've got a very complex texture that I have running WAY over the art board and I need to clean it up for a client. How do I get rid of every point outside of the art board?

adobe-illustrator vector texture artboard  
asked by Caleb 26 votes
answered by MrRoundtree 27 votes

How do I change the colour of a shape in Photoshop after I've drawn it

For some reason it seems impossible to change the colour of a rectangle I've drawn in Photoshop after I've drawn it. I can change the colour of a new one that I want to draw but once it's drawn there ...

adobe-photoshop color shapes  
asked by Guest Man 27 votes
answered by Circle B 27 votes
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