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How to constrain lines within a shape, using Adobe Illustrator

I have two shapes: a set of pink lines and a black shape. I want the pink lines to fit neatly inside the black shape. I've attached two images to show what I'm aiming for. Aligning these shapes ...
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Inkscape Poppler/Cairo import preserves vector graphic?

I created a standalone latex document, saved the figure as PDF and want to import in inkscape as vector graphic. Internal import fails to reprodce some symbols, e.g special letters on the labels of ...
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How can I create a sphere of luminous dots with a wavy effect in Inkscape?

I'm trying to replicate a visual effect similar to the one shown in the image below using Inkscape. The image features a sphere composed of numerous small dots with a glowing, luminous appearance and ...
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SVG aliasing issue?

On some screen sizes, the SVG logo adds an odd line to the h character of a.svg graphic. The strangeness vanishes as you zoom in, and on some screen sizes, the issue doesn't even show up. I've been ...
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Improving Time Series Visualization for Multiple Variables

I'm seeking advice on how to enhance a time series visualization I've created. Currently, I have plotted a line chart to compare the rate of change of deaths for multiple countries during covid19. ...
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Why am I unable to edit my imported SVG in Canva?

As part of my organization brand refresh, I am setting up Canva templates for our social media team. I've setup the brand kit and uploaded our custom icons we received from our brand consultant. ...
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How to Create effect of dynamic image by using a red acetate in Photoshop?

✨ I'm a design student and I'm currently working on my thesis project. For the the cover I want to create an effect similar to the cover of "made you look" by Sagmeister. The cover uses an ...
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Where is the Inkscape.org source markup available at?

I ask because I would like to access the source markup of the FAQ, in order to refer to specific versions of it in the future (because its content can change). However, searching for "faq" ...
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Can you help me find this Japanese font?

I've been looking everywhere on google for all day but couldn't find it, which is why I am asking here. Any help is much appreciated
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Batch edit the URL links in ALL buttons in an InDesign document

So, I have a magazine that features a set of three buttons at the bottom of every page: Email — Facebook — X Each button delivers as intended, i.e., X button will share the page to X (with the article ...
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How to draw this abstract curve design

I'm trying to create a specific kind of abstract line design that consists of parallel lines with a 3D look using Inkscape. Here's an example of what I'm aiming for: I've been experimenting with ...
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How to generate sharp anime style shadows in substance painter?

I'm trying to achieve a 2d/hand painted look for my 3d models and i wanted to know if there is a faster way to have sharp anime style shadows on my models instead of just painting it manually. I'm ...
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Reason for utilizing Fibonacci sequences in design

When determining the ratio of the grid layout or choosing the sizes of texts and Web UI elements, it is common practice to choose a sequence of numbers from the Fibonacci sequence. Aside from the ...
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How to reset Krita's "Download as Remote Source" default option on pasting images?

When using Krita, I pasted an image, and it asked if I wanted to download the file from remote source, copy it from local, or paste from bitmap (or something along those lines). I clicked Download ...
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How do I return to the smart guide and anchor behaviour from Illustrator CC 2021?

I have recently moved from Adobe Illustrator CC 2021 to Adobe Illustrator CC 2023 and I can't help but notice that the behaviour of the programme has been significantly changed. Previously when I move ...
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Illustrator stroke sets to default when I ungroup

For the past month, I've been having a lot of trouble converting my lines to strokes in Adobe Illustrator. I've attached screenshots to illustrate my issue. I have a snowflake design made of lines, to ...
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Gradient stops for metallic cylinder effect

I'm trying to diagram a metallic piston inside a metallic bore and I am struggling to get a coherent 3D effect using gradients. Following image shows my attempt: This is a hemisected bore with the ...
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Not being able to change the width of a stroke [duplicate]

Today when I opened inkscape I found that when I make a stroke, the width does not change even if I go to properties and change the value And when I try to open shape files I made, they look totally ...
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Why are A paper sizes rounded to whole millimetres?

A (ISO 216) paper sizes have aspect ratio √2, which means that the sides have to be irrational numbers in millimetres. But the specification rounds the lengths to whole millimetres. Why is that? The ...
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Create break lines in Inkscape

How can I create diagram break lines in an object in Inkscape? Here are canonical examples of break lines in diagrams:
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Animation is'nt smooth in figma. How to fix it?

So i made a gif of an arrow and I'm trying to do a component with this animation on delay in figma: So the first 3 frame that i made in my animation work perfectly. They stretch out and in normally ...
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How can I set this up for a seamless repeat?

I want to make a seamless pattern swatch of this design and can't figure out how to properly set it up to repeat the colors as shown.
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Turning image into polygonal mesh

I don't seem to be able to find a mac OS software which takes as input an image, like the one below and outputs another image consisting of a polygonal/triangular mesh approximating the input image. ...
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How to best vectorise this image?

I have the following rasterised image (ignore the club symbols in the corners): I'd like this to be a rotationally symmetrical vector, but there's two challenges that I as an Illustrator newbie am ...
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Corrupted font when exporting to .pdf

I am using InDesign 18.2.1 to download and edit an Adobe template. When exporting (crtl+e) to .pdf, some of the letters disappeared using the original font. Using InDesign friendly fonts (e.g. Calibri,...
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Copy and Paste in GIMP from one PNG to another is not in the same position

When I right click open a PNG in Gimp and select the upper left corner and copy it with Ctrl+C And then paste it with Ctrl+V in another PNG, which I also opened in Gimp, it doesn't get pasted in the ...
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How to vectorise an icon symmetrically?

I have this image of a club symbol from an old deck of cards: I wish to vectorise it so I can use it without having to deal with a lossy rasterised version. Unfortunately I'm a bit of a newbie at ...
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Gimp project referencing another Gimp project

I'm kind of new to Gimp and I try to make a custom card game. I have made many cards in poker format that are made of multiple layers that i export as png. I now found a site where I could print them, ...
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How do I create a wood texture in Adobe Illustrator?

How do I create and apply a wood texture in Adobe Illustrator based on the tree shape as shown in the picture below?
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Generate illustrations without sharp rectangular boundary

I am using AI to generate illustrations. I am interested in illustrations without a discernible rectangular border. Few examples; As a plus, there are elements on the edges which are complete but ...
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Block non-transparent pixels in CS6

Photoshop has an option to block all transparent pixels: Is there an opposite to this action - blocking all non-transparent (fully opaque) pixels so that you only draw on transparency? Preferably a ...
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Selection tool - Illustrator 2024 - v28.5 [closed]

Since the recent update, my selection tool is acting strange and I feel I've unintentionally turned something on and want it turned off immediately. When I click on an object, my selection tool ...
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Indesign grep: Keep the two first words of a sentence together

How can I make sure that the two first words of any sentence are together on the same line. For example below, I want to have "To" and "make " automatically on the same line. I am ...
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InDesign overprint black by default

We recently printed something and noticed, that some black box over an image were print as overprint, which lead to a not so perfect looking result. I checked the files and noticed in Acrobat that the ...
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Wrong total width and height when multiple objects selected

In the following screenshot, there are 3 squares each of dimension 50px x 50px. When I select the 3 objects, in the transform pane, it shows totally wrong width of 12283.4313px and height of 67.3556px....
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Can Photoshop use an SD card for a scratch disk?

On my Windows 10 computer, my c: drive is quite full and Photoshop is complaining about not enough space for the scratch disk so I bought an SD card (not an external hard drive) but it's not showing ...
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How can I convert a stroke to an outlined object in Inkscape?

I have an SVG file with some stroked paths in it (exported from a Cairo program), which I'm editing in Inkscape. I want to import it into FontForge, but for that, I need these to be filled paths—that ...
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Replacing Glyph and MultiGlyph in Fontforge

I am fairly new in designing a font in Fontforge (or, in any other environment). What I am trying to achieve is to digitise one font (Bengali). Because Bengali language has compound characters in it, ...
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Streamline in Photoshop, Illustrator, Actions, or a Script?

When I receive the artwork from my artist, I get a TIFF in a size that includes bleed (Fig 1). Every time I receive a new commission, I need several additional outputs of that file, so I am trying to ...
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How to change size by pressure on mac trackpad - GIMP

I am using a macbook air running MacOS Montery and I draw and paint with the trackpad - not a stylus. The trackpad is pressure sensitive since it's a macbook air and while messing around with more ...
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Draw two concentric circles without any change in stroke in Adobe Illustrator

I need to draw two concentric circles and I followed this procedure - Ellipse tool →shift+drag→select→ (Ctrl+C+F)→shift+alt+drag any node(outward for bigger circle and inward for smaller). But the ...
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What are GIFVs?

I heard about GIFVs from Imgur, but what exactly are they? How do I make some? Are GIFV files lossless? I tried looking onto it from the site but I got an error. http://blog.imgur.com/2014/10/09/...
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Make the Right Photo Stitch

I have a bunch of images in an image sequence that I want to make a photo stitch of, but when I put them all together, the photo stitch was crooked and messed up. What tool automatically selects the ...
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Spot colour replacement - is there a faster way?

The client needs to print 300+ different spot colours on apparel and we are trying to reproduce them with CMYKOG. The spot colour replacement/colour matching process has been quite tedious and has ...
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How do you automatically resize text to fit in a text box without scaling the text box?

Ive used variables so i could export batch documents from a template, but i want every variable to fit in a bounding box. some texts are too long, some too short, i was looking for a way to ...
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Would you prefer to break a line after a preposition or an article, or would you choose to hyphenate a word instead?

I find that when a line of text ends with an article or a preposition, it disrupts my reading. However, this issue seems lesser when a word is hyphenated. Do you share this experience? Do you have any ...
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How to skew shapes on both sides in isolated mode?

I forgot the shortcut used to shew shapes on both sides in isolated mode. I cant find the a YouTube video since I forgot to bookmark it. I think the shortcut may have involved the key 'alt'
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Where can I find the unreleased dingbats created by Hermann Zapf?

In 1977, Zapf created about 1000 (or over 1200 according to Linotype) sketches of signs and symbols. ITC chose from those a subset of 360 symbols, ornaments and typographic elements based on the ...
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How can I fix the white "bleed" along the edges of a scanned image?

I have a scanned image (not done by me so redoing the scan is not an option). At all the edges of the image have a white bleed from the edge onto the image that I would like to get rid of without ...
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How should I solve this text alignment problem in my web design? [closed]

I'm currently building a new website in wix for my company, and I wanted to know if it's a graphic/UI sin to have mismatching headlines with a single line sentence vs double. The website is responsive ...
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