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Using Adobe Bridge as a Digital Asset Manager for a team - how to sync keywords?

I just joined a new company that only uses File Explorer to organize their source art files, just typing in as many keywords as they can into the filename and searching off that. I'd like to move to ...
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How do you store and organize design assets, like temporarily free downloads, that you get for for later use?

I'm a graphic design student who has done some paid work in a small way. I've figured out some basic asset management about organizing client files. What I haven't figured out is how to store assets ...
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How to Select Individual Glyphs From a Font and Re-export

Wondering if (a) you are allowed to take some TrueType font with this license (actually I am pretty sure now that it is allowed, modification even for commercial purposes): SIL Open Font License 1....
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InDesign: Relinking broken library links breaks links for other users [closed]

Working off of the same server we have an interesting problem. When one user creates a library on their machine and saves it to the shared server, all connect via the same macOSs path, then when ...
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Multi-layer asset management in studio environment

I work with a team of 10 designers, producing product and packaging for stationery, electronics and toys. We pretty much exclusively use Illustrator CC. We need an elegant and robust system for ...
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A reusable object with an image map or SVG interactivity in Illustrator?

I use Illustrator to make web sites with SVG pages (ozake.com). To create animations and menus, I use the Attributes palette to add links to an object and I use the SVG Interactivity palette to add ...
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How do big design companies share art files

Many projects with many files all uploaded by humans on one server will get messy, by definition. Even if they have a structure, when 1000 of people work on projects there will be made mistakes. How ...
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Illustrator: Convert to link

Is there a possibility to convert an object to be a linked file? In my scenario I do have an object I exported earlier (so that it can later-on be placed as link). The file I exported it from of ...
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Illustrator: Export assets as .ai

I want to export assets of an Illustrator file so I can use them as links later-on. However the "Asset-Export" dialogue does not let me use .ai as output format: While I know, you can use SVG or ...
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Create SVG asset library with Illustrator

I'd like to use Illustrator to generate a set of assets for use in web. The idea is that I would define one or more defs that could be called upon late. It seems this is not the intended use, and to ...
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Managing Assets in current Illustrator File

I'm playing around with working with Assets in Adobe Illustrator CC 2017. I've run into an issue that I can't seem to figure out. My issue is this: I drag a set of elements to the assets panel to ...
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Managing digital assets… backwards

Is there a program/resource that allows you to track graphics files—for instance an Illustrator or Photoshop file—and will list all InDesign or Illustrator files where that asset is used? Bridge doesn'...
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Photoshop CC 2015.5: Replace one image in a series of copied linked files

I'm working on a screen layout that has a bunch of linked images. They are all copies of an original that I was using FPO until I had final images. Now that I have the right image, if I choose "Relink ...
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What software do you use to manage your visual assets? (icons, illustrations, photos…)

I have thousands of illustrations, icons and photos that I usually reuse to create new visual assets (especially for illustrations). Do you have any recommandation for a software that would help me ...
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How do you manage your design assets?

As a graphic designer you're likely to amount a huge number of digital assets, whether they're mockup examples to show clients, icons, or assets used throughout a number of your projects. How do you ...
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Relative file paths for linked assets in Illustrator

I would like to link external assets relatively rather than absolutely in Illustrator. Is that possible?
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Does PicturePark integrate with Basecamp?

So we're getting our new DAM PicturePark populated with all of our digital assets, but one thing that I can't seem to find any obvious documentation on is how to integrate it with our project ...
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What is your file naming convention you use for version control? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out the best way to link a printed piece to the electronic file name. What are the best practices for file naming and version control? Do you use a log of sorts for graphic design?...
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Managing design assets and modular templates for an app

Does anyone know or use any tool or application program that allows you to manage all design assets and its modular/page templates from your desktop or in a shared drive or even online? I am ...
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Organizing graphics, icons and photos

I'm a UX developer and have 1000s of icons, ui designs and ui parts and the like and would like to better organize them. Currently I have them in well marked folders such as: icons-currency icons-...
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Should we use slice to export assets in photoshop cc?

Now that Photoshop CC has an option of extracting assets, should we abandon using slices to export assets to be used by UI developers?
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File format dropdown in 'Extract Assets' dialog for Photoshop

I'm using the 'Extract Assets' feature in Photoshop CC 2014 but I'm running into a problem where I am not able to select any file type besides PNG-32 from the File Format dialog dropdown. Any ideas ...
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Organizing PSDs for developers

Is it ok for designers to not organize PSDs before giving them to developers? If not, how do you prepare your PSDs for developers? I'm asking, from the perspective of a developer.. the designers I ...
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What system do you use to name your logos?

I'm in a corporate marketing department that has LOADS of logos for our main brand and all of our sub brands, departments, divisions, etc. The logos are typically the family name and the sub division ...
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How do you manage samples of physical design projects?

As a designer creates work, more and more "samples" start to stack up. With digital projects maintaining a library of past projects is fairly easy. All it takes is a dedicated hard drive and a backup....
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Git-style Managing for Graphics/Programming Assets on Filesystem level?

This question addresses my problem about handling derivative works but I am trying to find some Git compatible solution. Extensis Portfolio may be a good candidate but for me it is essential that I am ...
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Easy Archiving/Organising your graphic elements for later use

As many designers, I sometimes find myself designing elements not for a particular project but only because inspiration was there and I might use it in a later project. It could be a button, an icon, ...
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LayerVault folder restore [closed]

We've started using LayerVault to manage PSD revisions and things were going well. However, we had a sync inconsistency and the web UI was showing two folders of the same name, one of them empty. ...
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Digital asset management software recommendations?

I'm looking for recommendations for software to help manage my large collection of purchased icons and other image assets. I'm sure there must be software of the sort I'm looking for, but I haven't ...
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How can I effectively manage all my design assets?

I'm looking for a way to manage all of my design assets on my Mac. I've been accumulating stuff like templates, graphics, vectors, textures, stock images etc for a while, and the amount of stuff that ...