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Text wrap around a number 8 symbol

me and my project again, I'm wondering how my design will look if the text follows the curve of the visual anchor of the piece - a 470 pt Helvetica "8". However, after creating outlines for ...
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Restrict image selection but allow copying text in pdf

I'm working on writing a technical ebook on Adobe Indesign. There are many engineering drawings and smart-arts (in .png format) which I want to include in it. When I export the book as pdf, the images ...
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Crop vectors imported as pixel into layer into Photoshop

I'm trying to achieve the below outcome of a 3 different layers - vectors created in Illustrator. These vectors I imported in Photoshop as pixels and tried to achieve as shown in the picture by using ...
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How to make vector look like ink?

I'm trying to make both this text and the image look like it was actually drawn into the 'paper' by hand. Or at least as close to possible. What kind of techniques can I use in Photoshop to do this?
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Transferring a shape on a path?

I need to make the following shape into a rail track. I've already pre-made the track However, the only method I know and can find on the internet is using Blend and then replace spice, however that ...
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How to divide A4 sheet on parts?

I need to devide A4 sheet on the some parts by 65x50 drawing dotted borders to cut it after printing. As result I need to get printed a4 with lines of cut. How to do that and what tool to use?
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How to make new artboard in Illustrator 2021 using Applescript?

tell application "Adobe Illustrator" tell the current document make new artboard with properties {artboard rectangle:{0, 0, 100, 100}} end tell end tell I found an old way at ...
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How do I Convert a 8 Bit Colour Code Into a Normal Hex code?

I have an 8 bit color code in binary like so (RRRGGGBB): 00011001 I need to be able to convert it into a hex code (e.g FFFFFF). What is the best way to convert an 8 bit color code into hex?
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How to make overlapping shadow effect on 4 shapes in Illustrator [duplicate]

I'm trying to replicate a chain link effect on these 4 rackets and I wanted to add some depth by adding shadows on the intersection. This is a rough idea of what I wanted to create. I did this using ...
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Best way to color correct this photo?

this is a photo I'm trying to update to modern standard: What I did was go to levels, and for each color channel I moved the slider from a spot with no information to where the histogram begins. I ...
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Medibang Paint Pro: How do I flip the viewport horizontally without affecting the canvas?

I have found the feature 'flip canvas', but this affects the image as a whole, not just the viewport. I want to see how my drawing looks when flipped so that I can adjust lines that are not right. ...
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Trouble filling in oval shape with type

I'm trying to make a somewhat interesting layout for a design course and I'm having trouble. I'm trying to do this: But I want mine to be the number 8 filled with type. So a simple explanation would ...
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Spiral with narrowing / tapered line in Illustrator?

I am desperately trying to make a spiral (see picture below) narrowing out at the end. The line should be thick at the beginning and become very thin at the end. It should be a very smooth transition. ...
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How can I make this kind of an animation? [closed]

Can anyone tell me how to achieve/make this kind of an animation? It seems to be very efficient and nice to look at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2p_8gx-XHJo&ab_channel=minutephysics Can we ...
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Deleting parts of shapes that don't overlap in Illustrator

The red and blue objects are each rectangles that have been sheared. I want to delete the parts hanging off that I've circled with the pencil tool. I feel like I need to be using the shape builder ...
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Identification of font used for 1894 book in Old English - maybe Century?

I'm looking for the font used in the following text: The book in question is Beowulf, ed. A. J. Wyatt, published 1894 at the Cambridge University Press. You can see scans of it here. This looks quite ...
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How to center a text label without much movement when it changes?

I have a text block that I need to center horizontaly, however when it changes, it moves a bit, and I don't quite like it. A similar counter in iPhone countdown app somehow manages to avoid this ...
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Can I use 200% black ink for text to be sent to the printers?

This is what I (think I) know: Rich blacks (e.g. 60/40/40/100 CMYK) are to be avoided on small objects like texts, because even the best printing machine may have a slight misalignment, making a ...
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Designing a text based logo for a fake “Freelance” site

I am trying to create my first text based logo, for a fake website named "Freelance". In theory this website is a common questions and answers website like Stack Overflow. It also has a ...
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Why does my Save For Web gif keep coming out in a different color?

I've created a smart object to put in my .mp4 video. I've layered an iPhone mockup over it. When I try to Save for Web to create a .gif, it keeps giving me this weird blue background. Even if I select ...
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How can I import a png with different opacity layers in illustrator?

I'm a beginner in illustrator and I would like to import this fog .png file in Illustrator and overlay it onto this repetition of X. The problem is that in the faded areas with different opacities the ...
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how do i get a font from a website? [closed]

I am seeing the font web Means font from https://ux.mailchimp.com/patterns/typography Is there a way to grab this font in any way? font-family: "Means Web",Georgia,Times,"Times New ...
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How to increase marker size in Illustrator Scatter Graph?

I'm very new to using Illustrator and have been trying to make some scientific graphs. I have a scatter graph here that looks alright, but the markers on the graph are just too small! To get the ...
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What can this font be?

So, we've tried https://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont and it's forums, and many other tools like https://www.fontsquirrel.com/matcherator, and we're finally here. For the love of God does anyone have ...
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Intersection tools/ cut path in Inkscape

I'm looking for the functionality described in this wiki entry from 2009: https://wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/Intersection_Tools The article describes a tool that cuts a path to where an intersection is ...
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GIMP transparency does not work on cut/paste

Transparency does not seem to be working with cut/paste within GIMP. I have used GIMP on Windows before without this issue, but I'm wondering if this is an issue with with GIMP on Linux (on a ...
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Is it a good idea to “invert” mostly-black screenshots for printing?

I'm working on a book and there are some screenshots I'd like to use as figures. However, due to the topic of the book (retrocomputing), the screenshots are mostly black, with a small handful of ...
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Activating path selection automatically in PS

Is there some way to make Photoshop to activate the selection automatically when the path is closed? In GIMP I would make a closed path, hit enter and the selection would immediately be activated with ...
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Why are my, ungrouped & top of artboard layer, objects invisible when moved into a sketch artboard?

Visible outside of artboard: layers outside of artboard Invisible inside of artboard: top of layer stack
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Using GIMP pencil doesn't update where the highlight is

I find that when using the pencil in GIMP, the pencil highlight (The part that is going to be painted) doesn't always move. The Highlight will update if I draw but it often freezes. This wouldn't be ...
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Should an event logo have both a date and a year

Should an event logo contain a date and a year? Perhaps it is not known yet if it will be an annual event. Would just having the date be specific enough?
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Is it possible to join multiple text characters into one curved path in Illustrator?

Other than creating an entirely new curved path and entering text, is there a way to combine separate text characters into one path? I know it is possible to outline them first but ideally they would ...
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Convert an image into color coded grid

Hey guys I'm new to this channel and I just thought of an idea which could help people with no art background draw something very easily, is there any software or an online site which could convert an ...
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Knowledge stack to easily make simple animations for tutorials [closed]

Apologies in advance if this post isn't appropriate for this sub. If that's the case, I request Mods to please remove it. I'm not 100% sure if it is or isn't. (Also, feel free to edit the title.) My ...
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Affinity exported PDF causes issues when printed

I am facing some problems with printing my publication correctly. I have been working with an Affinity Publisher document that composes various templates from Affinity Designer (vector drawings and ...
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Social Media Design Portfolio? Is this a thing?

I want to apply for design jobs, where I create the social media posts of companies. Obviously, I need some sort of related reference / portfolio. During design school, I did graphic design like ...
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Are there font characteristics that make it more resilient to squishing or distortion and still be legible?

Disclosure: I’m not a graphic designer. I’m re-watching The Love Boat on both a tablet and large screen TV. In the opening sequence, people have identified that they use a version of Futura Black font....
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Can you identify this font used for the text Bonbons?

Would anyone know the name of the typeface used for "Bonbons" and if possible the typeface used for the text above and below it? Online font identifiers like come close, but do not provide ...
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How do I fix splotched color?

Basically as you can see the photo has this weird purple saturation on the right side. I know it has something to do with overlay or color blending modes but I can't quite connect the dots on how to ...
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Import many independent PDF files to Photoshop

Is the a way to easy import many independent PDF files automatically to Photoshop? Now i move all files to PS and must confirm each of file like this : https://gyazo.com/...
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(color/shift) profiles in Scribus

I'm new to this stack exchange and I have a question. I downloaded some of the ICC colour profiles from Travis Shaffer's cool thing called [color/shift]. As I tried to put the thing into C:\Program ...
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Problem regarding PSD to AI/EPS conversion

I have a PSD file which I prepared to print a brochure. The whole thing is prepared in photoshop. Now the print guy wants the file in ai format. According to him, it will help to print small letters ...
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Illustrator scripting: setting bleeds

Trying to solve this has been an odyssey, thanks in part to Adobe's new community platform breaking old links. Most of what I found is in this thread. So for some stupid and arbitrary reason, document ...
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Can you please help identify these fonts?

What are the fonts used in these labels? There are three different fonts used here. The font used on the 1st and 3rd line are the same in all the labels (NO. 02, NO. 19 & HERB, SEASONING etc). It'...
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Unknown font from a pdf file

I have download this morning this file .pdf named Simple model for the mechanics of spider webs, and I am interested to know the detail that generate the symbol of pi greco. If I have not made any ...
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Resizing all selected image boxes to closest pica coordinate

I am doing production on catalogs (provided to me) and I would love a script (or other way) that can move and resize all selected image frames to the nearest p3 coordinate (pica measurements).
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From Figma to Zeplin: How to make icon importable?

I have mobile app design in .fig file. I opened it in Figma Imported it to Zeplin. However, icon image is not importable: What I am trying to achieve is to make image importable to Android Studio ...
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Automatic Spacing between multiple text objects

Hello, here is my issue: I am trying to set up a workbook where titles (h1, h2) and basic text (p) iterate a lot and vary in length. Hence, between those text objects, I want to insert a "spacer&...
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Photoshop Javascript - color lookup set lut

Say I have the lookup layer as lookup = app.currentDocument.activeLayer How can I set the setting on the layer? As far as I can tell its Art Layer base class, and I can only see base calls in my data ...
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Placing texture in the right place on the object

I have been stuck with .c4d I got from another designer. On a "stand up pouch" packaging (here on example), I am stuck with a kind of spherical projection, and can't find the right way to &...

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