Questions tagged [configuration]

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PhotoShop CC 2018 - Video editing - Timeline shows neither timecode nor frames

Edit: I can now provide images. Also, Aaron's obviously on a Mac, whereas I'm on Windows. Good day, The title gives most of the relevant information. Maybe these data are, as well: Photoshop is ...
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How to toggle between Pen Mode and Mouse Mode with Wacom Intuos Pro Tablet

Using Wacom Intuos Pro Tablets, (Paper in my case): When editing photos or images using Gimp, Photoshop, etc., I find it helpful to be in "Pen Mode". But, in vector graphics, I prefer "Mouse Mode", ...
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4.25“ x 6” Postcards - 4-up on a page [closed]

We've recently been doing 4-up postcards at 4.25" x 5.5" on 8.5 x 11" paper and now we want to get that extra .5" of real estate but would still like to get 4,6-up on paper. What have you done to ...
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How do I make JPG the default format when exporting in GIMP?

Using GIMP 2.8.22 on Windows. When I export images, gimp usually makes PNG the default. How do I make JPG the default format when exporting?
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Make “Snap to Canvas Edges” the default?

Using GIMP 2.8.22 on Windows. More often than not, I like to have View -> Snap to Canvas Edges checked. How can I make this the default? The only thing I could find is a forum post from 2007 ...
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How to set ruler measurements in Inkscape

New to Inkscape and I just noticed that I can change the grid units. But can I also change the ruler units, If so, how?
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PC configuration for smooth performance in Photoshop and Illustrator? [closed]

How to organise Moderate configuration to setup a PC for smooth performance with Photoshop and Illustrator? I would like to assemble a PC for best performance when doing day long graphic design.
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How to change time format in Playhead Position on Premiere Pro CC 2015

This is how it is (there is only numbers): That is what a want (time is separated in hours, minutes and seconds):
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Inkscape on Windows: How to change the default unit to pixels for new documents?

Creating this question, and providing the answer as well. On new documents created with the default template, the default unit is either in (US) or mm (Europe). As I work mostly on documents ...
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Why does the clipped objects position reset when applying eyedropper color to a mask in InDesign CC?

I'm working on an icon project where I have images clipped into circles of varying colors, bleeding off the bottom. I'm also creating a color scheme, in smaller circles, which is then applied to the ...
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How to customize / edit the filter presets in Inkscape?

Are the filters presets unchangeable or are there ways to customize their values? For example, maybe change their strength or the direction of the bevel. How can I alter the filter presets in ...
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How to create keyboard shortcuts for Copy & Paste Shape Attributes in Photoshop?

Something that is a little frustrating with Copy Shape Attributes and Paste Shape Attributes is that you can't assign a keyboard shortcut to it. When trying, I was unable to make it work. I have ...
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Which color profile is appropriate for images being printed on canvas?

I want to know the best colour space settings for preparing an image for canvas printing. The research I've done mostly speaks about sRGB and some speak about Adobe RGB. I'm not sure what to do. ...
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Why does my PSD file contain only one layer after saving a project from Photoshop?

I have saved a brochure for print and because of the file size issues I saved my original Photoshop file as a PDF without Photoshop editing capabilities. Then I applied some changes and saved as ...
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How to change the roundness and size of a brush in Adobe Illustrator?

When I try to use a calligraphy brush the roundness and the size doesn't change to another option. I go to Brushes Library Menu → New Brush and select the Calligraphy Brushes The Calligraphy ...
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Why am I only getting grayscales / monotones when applying colors in Adobe Illustrator?

When I try to change the color after tracing a JPEG image in Illustrator and expanding it, it becomes gray. I have tried lots of color changes but the result is always the same. Why can't I change ...
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Why can I only unlock some elements in my master template in Adobe InDesign?

So I am using templates, and can override the locked master items (e.g. text boxes and headers) yet cannot seem to unlock an image (which I am using as a placeholder to replace with the correct image ...
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How to make millimeters the default measurement unit in Adobe InDesign?

Almost all of my design requirements are given in millimeters, not points, pica, or any other classical measurement. I design for board games, and the printer's specifications always list their ...