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Extend size of canvas in Illustrator - Illustrator CC

Is there a way to maximize the canvas in illustrator? So not the artboard but the dark grey board behind it. I know that the limitations of file size is under 5 metres.
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Trim Canvas to First Visible Pixel

I have a large amount of 1024x1024 images that are mostly transparent pixels. I need to crop these images to the smallest possible centered square that includes all pixels. In other words: I need to ...
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How to automate image processing so all images are the same size with the same matte?

I have a bunch of 1800x1800 pictures. I need to individually put each image onto a 2200x2200 canvas and then save/export it. Is there a way I can batch this? To further explain, I need to add a 400 ...
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How to add canvas margins to canvas in Inkscape 1.2

In inkscape <1.2, I could so easily add (canvas) margins to my drawing by going to Document Properties > Page. There were margin values that could be set up in some numerical fields (see picture)...
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My Canvas Size Showing Different when I am trying to change the units

I am very new to photoshop I am facing a problem that is whenever I am trying to change my canvas size it is showing some improper size instead showing the original. as per this 210 mm = 2480 pixels ...
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Drag object around a circle on mouse over - Adobe Animate/Create.js/Easel.js

Using Adobe Animate HTML5 Canvas which employs Create.js/Easel.js. I have the following code which drags an object around a circle. Works Ok, but the object should only be moveable when the cursor is ...
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Photoshop Batch for different aspect ratio images

I have nearly 40 thousand of product photos horizontally and vertically. Hence I need a Photoshop action that will spawn them all in the center and make them square. I can't tell Photoshop which is ...
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How can I crop a layer in GIMP without shrinking the canvas?

A very simple exercise in GIMP: create a new (blank) image, open a .jpg image as a new layer, and crop that layer. What should happen: the canvas should stay the same size, regardless of how much or ...
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Is it possible to resize the page interactively in Inkscape?

I would like to resize the page interactively in Inkscape, either with the mouse or with a keyboard shortcut. Is this possible? If it were not possible, could this potentially be a desirable feature, ...
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Expand canvas to the left or upwards in Inkscape

I can expand the canvas to the right or downwards without a problem, but is it possible to expand it to the left or upwards? Of course I can just move the whole drawing to the right, but the problem ...
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Affinity Designer: How to hide parts of objects/curves exceeding canvas - trim view?

I am looking for a "trim view" equivalent in Affinity Designer as the one you find in Adobe Illustrator where the objects selected are trimmed if they exceed the canvas size.
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How to include the canvas in an Inkscape PNG export?

A designer has provided an SVG file for a logo centered on a square canvas. However, when I tried to export the the file to a PNG, the following happened: only the logo text itself was included, the ...
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Resizing canvas inside a smart object in a mockup

I have alot of mockups that are to be used for mass production; running scripts and all to place designs. So my problem is when I resize the canvas inside a smart object to fit to a frame/guide layer ...
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When all Illustrator layers are turned off, is the canvas outside the art board always white?

I am not sure if this was always the case but it seems new to me, when I hide all layers in an Illustrator CC 2020 document, the canvas outside the art board is white ( kind of like outline ) I have ...
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Objects not aligned like rest of svg

I used Inkscape to make an SVG file for Cricut Canvas. The middle lines are not staying aligned with the rest of the objects and appearing on the bottom instead of in the middle (where it is in ...
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what is the resolution setting mean in adobe photoshop?

if I already have a height and width of 1920 1080 then what is the setting that says Resolution "72" used for? I have not used adobe-photoshop in forever and I am just getting back into it. so sorry ...
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What quality of canvas should i use to print?

I'm very new at graphic art, actually this is my first canvas so i didn't really check the size and quality of my canvas before starting my drawing. And honestly i would'nt know how, these numbers are ...
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How to change Photoshop canvas orientation?

How do I change a canvas orientation from landscape to portrait and vice versa? For instance: There is an option with artboard/page (in AI and PS / ID) to change the orientation, but what I want to ...
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Using Inkscape and printing on larger paper than canvas

Wondering how to print (to scale 1:1) on larger paper than the canvas. Currently, when I print (using larger paper, but not changing printer setup, so it thinks it still canvas sized) a border of ...
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Warning Noob PS question - Photo collage [duplicate]

I can do most things in Photoshop and creating the collage is not a problem, however canvas size and resolution are a complete mystery to me. I am wanting to create a picture collage to be used on ...
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Adding a canvas texture on a drawing in photoshop

Hi, It’s a part of Simon Stalenhag’s work. when you look into it closely, you can see the texture behind colors. I thought he’s using a canvas textured brush but I think it’s not. When we use textured ...
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Adobe Animate Canvas infinite zoom

I have many layers of SVG with different objects, starting from the universe down to the cellular level. Each of them are scaled down to acertain extend to simulate depth as each successive layer is ...
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How to match Photoshop canvas color to background of site?

I'm building an e-commerce site and use a .JSX script to bulk resize images and add canvas if needed so the aspect ratio is 1:1 The problem is the default canvas color in Photoshop CC 2017 does not ...
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How to make grid canvas

The picture will be crop one by one and make into a canvas
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Is it possible to animate a PNG image with canvas?

I saw this page and wanted to know if anyone can point us in the direction of how this was created? this moving effect in the header. https://www.jetbrains.com/ i tried something like but i dont ...
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Dieline image to a box in Three.js

I have created a dieline image using Three.js. Now I need to convert this dieline into a box. This is my code for the dieline: <script> var canvas; var imgElement = document....
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How to resize the background canvas size to the size of the layer in Gimp

How to reduce the background canvas size to the layer size. I used Image > Fit canvas to layers but it does not do this. In Fireworks there was a button named Fit To Canvas for doing this. I ...
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Draw on layer larger than canvas?

I'm new on Gimp and i would like to know if there is a way to use multiple canvas used as layer. I have a background layer where the canvas is. I created a new transparent layer which is 5% larger ...
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Wrap image to other side of canvas

I'm working on a project where I'd like to be able to move an layer on a canvas, but have that layer wrap around to the other side if it goes off the edge of the canvas. So if I had this originally: ...
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What's wrong with my designs? [closed]

I designed almost 90% of the products on this website. We are not getting sales. Aside from marketing and sales strategy. What do you think is wrong with my designs?
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AI/EPS file opens different on another computer?

I designed a logo in AI and when I open it on my computer, everything is in order. The proportion, the text, no errors what so ever. However when I open the file on another computer it looks like ...
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Creating right canvas size for a project

I have a project wherein I need to create a banner with a size of 205cm x 445cm. When creating a canvas for this size do I need to convert it in inches first then set the resolution to 300 pixels/inch ...
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How to change background colour of an image in GIMP after increasing canvas size

I have expanded an image's canvas in GIMP and I'd like to change the background colour of the new area created by my increase of the canvas size. I've tried selecting this area but no matter what I ...
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What's the opposite of cropping an image?

We all know what it means to crop an image, but what's it called when you want to increase the size of the canvas around the image? Say for instance, you have a 3:2, 4:3, or 16:9 logo that has to ...
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Illustrator: Canvas is so small?

I am designing a couple invitation cards on Adobe Illustator using the the sizes 5x7in and 5x3.5in, CMYK mode, 0.125in bleed and 300ppi settings. Normally if I used those settings in Photoshop, my ...
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Best tools for Web Animations

If a site has several short, simple, web-based animations what software would be the best to create them in? (Best in terms of (i) how quickly the animations can be made; (ii) how big the animation ...
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How to hide offcanvas elements in Gravit Designer

I just started to teach myself some UI Design lessons, but since I dont want (and can't afford) a Mac, i had to look for a good alternative to Sketch, which runs on Windows. I stumbled upon Gravit ...
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Making the most of 72 dpi images [closed]

I am working with a client who has sent me images taken with cell phones, most of them at 72 dpi, and wants them enlarged for a full-scale 24" x 60" print to canvas. The printer is telling me even ...
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Illustrator: how to crop artwork and save as SVG?

I just need to crop half size of image like this. But I have no experience with svg format. I tried adjusting canvas size manual but no luck. Should I select this area and paste in to new file like ...
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Photoshop cs6 unintentional cropping problem

Elements in photoshop cs6 are being cropped if placed outside the canvas borders. So when I drag that layer elsewhere, the rest of the element is gone. Is there any way to stop this happening and to ...
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In Photoshop CC 2017, how do I draw outside the image, in the bordering canvas space?

I'm trying to do guiding lines that continue outside the image space, into the canvas space, to guide my perspective drawing but every time I do a pen tool, use anchor points, or the line tool, it ...
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Illustrator: how to only export artwork inside the artboard and ignore what falls outside

I need to export what I created to a jpeg for print. The image you see below was created in a new file by first creating a 3.5 x 2.5 file which automatically made a white canvas. I made my design ON ...
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I need some software that has a continuous page to draw on

I have a project which has many steps and I'd like to create a visual representation of the steps in a flowchart form, but the chart will be very long. I need something that I can "draw" on that will ...
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Backdrop size for photoshop [duplicate]

I would like to know if I would need a 1.5m x 2m Backdrop, what's the size of canvas I've to create on photoshop?Thanks!
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Axure: how to mask out objects outside the canvas

In my current Axure prototype I have an element that is supposed to "slide in" from below the actual screen area. Of course this element should not be visible beforehand. Therein lies my problem, as ...
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I'm trying to automatically crop my canvas size to a square

I'm trying to create an action that makes the width of the canvas equal to its height. I tried using cut and paste and tabbing between them, but this only works on the first picture. Any I try after,...
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How to resize canvas and background layer in GIMP?

I want to reduce the canvas size (and the background layer) from 500×500px to 16×16px. How to resize the canvas in GIMP?
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How to fit canvas to the actual image?

I have an image which has a lot of transparency around it and I need the canvas to automatically fit the image. Currently I am doing this by hand with the crop tool. Is there any fit canvas to image ...
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Create high-quality lightweight screencapture

We're building the features page for our web product (online investment management service). We'd like to showcase some of the features by displaying short clips of user interactions with that feature ...
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Convert Photoshop Layers to Artboard and keep artboard the same size as original canvas

I'm a dev working with some .PSDs given to me by our designer. We use Zeplin, a fancy tool that can give us a dev head start, but requires the designer to have created an artboard to export. ...
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