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Can I install and use Adobe CC applications without installing Adobe Creative Cloud

I have full Adobe Apps plan. I would like to use Adobe CC apps without using Adobe Creative Cloud. At first glance, the situation is that Adobe is forcing the user to install an additional Adobe ...
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InDesign: single-line composer (paragraph style)

I've finally found out about the paragraph composer and how I can stop InDesign from meddling with my type automatically: Is there a way to incorporate this into a paragraph style so that I don't ...
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Photoshop zoom settings

Before I formatted my Mac, I'm sure I had Ps set up so that, when I zoomed, it didn't change the size of the window that my document was in. Now when I zoom in, or zoom out, the window will resize ...
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InDesign: export single pages as spreads

There seems to be a lot of guides out there on how to convert spreads to single pages in InDesign... but what about the other way round? E.g. I'm currently setting up a brochure (with facing pages) so ...
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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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Disable 'hold' circle from wacom tablet in Photoshop CC 2020 without losing pen pressure functionality

I have a Wacom Bamboo Fun tablet. In Photoshop CC 2020 if I hold the pen down in one place for too long a circle forms and the pen cursor doesn't move until the circle is complete. It is quite ...
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Copying workspaces for Adobe CC between operating systems

My department is running the CC2020 editions of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign on MacOS. Next month we're supposedly going to be switcing to Windows in our department, and we would like to be ...
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How to create “wave”-like type in Illustrator

I managed to create a text following a wave pattern in After Effects using the CC Cylinder effect but I can't find how to replicate it in Illustrator. I tried the Map Art effect under the Extrude and ...
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How to delete old versions of Adobe CC Applications

I have two versions of Adobe AI and PS. My CC dashboard shows everything is "Up to date". How can I get rid of the 2019/old versions properly?
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Adobe Xd: placing linked objects

I've recently started getting to grips with Adobe Xd, which seems great apart from the fact that I can't find a way to place linked objects in the same way that I can with Ps / Ai / Id I'd like it so ...
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Fonts vary (eg, dramatic kerning) between being loaded from typekit.com and local CC sync

I'm not sure if this is a question or a bug. I noticed that when loading the font "Futura PT" in as a webfont from typekit, the kerning was completely off in places, most noticeably with the letter ...
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What can Lightroom do that Photoshop can't?

I am especially looking for CS6. From what I heard, Lighroom is for simple photo importing software that is mainly used for RAW to TIFF/JPEG conversions while also having very basic editing functions....
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indesign cc2019 package problem

When i make a package indesign does NOT copy all links to the new folder. When i then used to save the document to the new folder the links were updated to the new links folder. Not anymore. When i ...
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Using “recolor artwork” to only have certain set colors

I often adapt illustrations to fit brand guidelines. It usually is a tedious task when I have to select each color by hand. So I've been trying to make sense of the "Recolor Artwork" feature... I ...
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Adobe Creative Cloud as Document Asset Management Solution

Our catalog production team has requested a way to better manage images. I was curious as to what system you guys use. We don't have it in our budget to use Adobe Experience Manager, so I've been ...
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InDesign CC GREP Help. Adding spaces around “+” (plus) symbol

Should be simple but it's not. This GREP expression works in the FIND/CHANGE PANEL in InDesign CC: However, when I plug it into a FindChangeList.txt, it doesn't work: I know for a fact that the ...
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What font is used in Adobe CC program icons?

I am looking to create a logo similar to this one, found as the cover image to this video: But I am having trouble finding a suitable font. What font is used in the icons for Adobe CC programs? Are ...
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Is JavaScript the only way to create custom check boxes for interactive PDFs?

I'm trying to make an interactive PDF document in InDesign CC 2018. I need the document to include dozens of buttons that change from an outlined circle to a filled-in circle, and stay filled-in, ...
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How to centre two different layers without losing position - After Effects

In Photoshop or Illustrator you can select two different layers, group them, and then when you align them to the centre they keep their original layout, but are now equally spaced left/right. Is there ...
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Polygonal lasso tool went mad

When I use the Polygonal lasso tool to select a new layer, the line won't go cross the pixel to another one but go step by step through the pixel's line like the photo below, it turned straight line ...
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Hotkey to change Brush Hardness in Photoshop

Is there a keyboard shortcut to switch between soft and hard brushes in Photoshop CC?
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Force non italic font to italics around a circle

So I am dealing with a font that is not Latin which also normally does not come with an italic font option. At first tried typing around the circle that I wanted the text to surround but I after ...
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How can I see enclosing folders in Illustrator?

Across most Mac apps, windows have a feature that enables the user to open the enclosing folder(s) (this is done by pressing ALT and left click on the folder name). However, Adobe CC apps have their ...
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How to converting path into shape

When I create shape, in the layers panel it is created as a PATH. Because of this my shape don't show the points that are used to change the corner radius. I want a way to convert the path into a ...
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Can't add frames in Photoshop CC 2018

I'm trying to animate in Photoshop CC 2018 and I can't get a frame to show up. The menu bar at the bottom won't show up and I keep trying to add frames, but with not option available. My timeline ...
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How to set Photoshop opacity to something other than an integer 1-100%?

How do you change the opacity of a Photoshop tool (e.g. the brush or the paint bucket) to something other than an integer 1% to 100%, such as 0% or 0.5% or 99.5%? When I try entering these numbers ...
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How can I use two different opacity values on one shape?

I want to have a circle with a border of opacity 80% and the fill should be 40%. How can I achieve this within one layer? As far as I know I can change the opacity of the layer but that changes the ...
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Can my Creative Cloud account be hacked and artwork stolen? [closed]

Is it possible for Adobe Creative Cloud to be hacked and my artwork stolen? If I create a design (Photoshop),save it to my desktop and no where else, is it still possible someone can steal my file ...
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Illustrator exits isolation mode on file save

When I am in isolation mode in Illustrator, and I save the file, it exits isolation mode. This can be a pain when I am within a group within a group within a group (three or four groups deep). The ...
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Is there a good add-on for RTL text support in Photoshop?

I've found this website where you have to write and paste (!) Arabic text for Photoshop, but I need a better one with more language abilities. Anything in mind?
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How to make only image white and remove white background?

How can I remove white background using photoshop from image and make it white and by duplicating original one, make it in multiply mode ? So basically it should be two images, one original (with ...
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how do I make a custom gradient shape mask or vector mask that is gradually transparent on one side only?

Using Vector masks or layer masks, In photoshop CC, how do I make a custom gradient shape mask or vector mask that has a gradient on one side only? A side that is curved and the gradient should follow ...
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How can I create this Offset path?

I've been trying to reconstruct this offset path effect in Illustrator but I haven't been able to. I can't get it mathematically or optically to work. I'm both interested to know how to achieve the ...
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Is there any way for me to recover an older version of an existing PSD file?

Been working on something, I see it in the recent list inside PS, but it cannot be opened. I saved the latest version but would like to recover an older version of the existing PSD file or be able ...
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Illustrator 2014 - How to remove/move “share on behance” from Illustrator [closed]

It's really annoying when you try to click on export and you accidentally click on behance. Especially when you're busy doing real work. Is there anyway to get rid of it? Or is there a way to move ...
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What causes align to object to fail so incredibly?

(Ai 2014 CC) Edit: Specifically this is when copying and pasting from one file to another file. I'm using align to "Key Object" not align to "Artboard" What I find odd is that it moves more every ...
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Photoshop Brush Opacity Fall Off

I want the opacity of my brush to gradually change as I perform a stroke with the brush. How can I modify the brush presets to do this?
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Offset path in Illustrator, width, and height swap [closed]

I am somewhat new to Illustrator CC, but not past versions of Illustrator. I'm in the sign industry and we constantly use offset path to add vector outlines at specific sizes. If I have a rectangle ...
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Exporting Adobe files to work in alternative platforms?

My Creative Cloud is going to run out soon and I'm looking into cheaper alternatives, such as Sketch, however I'm concerned about the files for current projects that I'm working on. Can they be ...
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Is there a way to make a diagram in Illustrator and have it editable in other programs?

What I'm trying to do is make a diagram in Illustrator. Once it is finished it would be given to the customer but saved in a way so if sometime down the road they need to make changes to it they can. ...
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Illustrator CC 2018: How to merge two ellipses with curved path

I have two ellipses of different radius and I want to merge them with two curved paths that connects the ellipses. 1) I have tried shape builder tool as per this question Illustrator: How to merge to ...
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Modern image/assets saving workflow for Print and Digital using Adobe CC

my departments are setting up some new file naming conventions. We use a CMD system to autogenerate a number of folders from a dynamically created Job Number. Currently, we have the following ...
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Opening Adobe Creative assets in Illustrator

This is how I work: I save a picture on the internet and upload it to my "Creative Cloud Files" located in my C:/users drive. When I finish this, I expect to be able to open the saved picture in ...
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Copy a line of text from Illustrator artboard into save as dialog window

A small issue but a persistent one: Since the early days of Illustrator I've been unable to copy a line of text from the artboard directly into the 'save as' dialog box when at the point of saving my ...
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Adobe Libraries and Creative Cloud storage [closed]

this is probably gonna get comments like 'it belongs in Adobe forums' etc. but: Does anyone know why CC -Libraries- and CC -file storage- are two different entities? I've been trying lately to start ...
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Illustrator (newbie) CC 2017. delete drawing behind my object

I drew this vector path (i think its a vector) with the brush tool in illustrator based on the hand drawing/scan you see in the pic. Now, I can't get rid of the hand drawing. it moves with the path/...
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Add git log as table to InDesign Document

I use Indesign CC as last step in document processing. The source is written in markdown and converted via pandoc to an InCopy-Document which gets linked to a text frame in InDesign. The whole process ...
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Rotate moving object in Photoshop cc

I'm trying to rotate the spokes of a motorcycle wheel that is also moving across the screen. ... I'm having a hard time keeping the orientation of the spokes aligned within the wheel as it is moving ...
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Photoshop CC Marquee Tool switches to Move Tool when holding cmd

I recently switched from CS6 to CC. Back in CS6 when selecting the selection tool and holding cmd you could click anywhere on the currently selected Layer and you'd move everything on that layer. Now ...
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Why shouldn't I use PDF 1.7 when exporting from Creative Cloud?

Indesign CC (2017) has several presets for exporting a PDF. The presets for High Quality Print and Press Quality both use an older version of PDF. PDF 1.4 is compatible back to Acrobat 5 which was ...