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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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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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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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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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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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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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Identifying largest layers (file size)

Is there a way to see how the storage size of each layer in Illustrator, InDesign or any of the Creative Cloud?
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Document Size - Illustrator

I am working in Illustrator from a document created by another designer. I'd like to use the info in this document but need to know what the size of the document is. How do you determine the document ...
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Completing an image in illustrator

I have created and finished editing my image in illustrator. It is a background of a flag with some shapes on it. How do I make it one image so the shapes aren't separate from the flag and I can move ...
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Is it possible in to export layers to separate files in Photoshop as PNG with original resolution?

Is it possible to export layers to separate files as PNG with original resolution? When I try to 'Export as' in Photoshop CC 2015 - it saves files as 72 PPI. I need to keep them as 300 PPI.
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Text grabbing in cc illustrator

I can't grab text from just anywhere, I have to specifically click the text line or bounding box, is this new to cc illustrator or is there a setting for this? example, there is a letter "B" in size ...
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Illustrator Global Swatches and Creative Cloud Libraries

I've been playing around with using Creative Cloud Libraries to share assets between a group of files that I am prepping for print, but I'm struggling to get my head around sharing colours. Without ...
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indesign: starts number from 1 mid way through doc

I have a 32 single page document created in indesign and i have numbered the pages but at page 27 the numbering reverts back to 1. How do i change this?
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Auto Crop Photoshop Quick Export

In Photoshop CC, you can right click on a layer, and in the context menu, there will be an option, "Quick Export as PNG". This will make a PNG out of the current layer, but it has an issue: The new ...
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Illustrator CC resets artboard preset from Desktop to Fire HD [closed]

I am building a wireframe in Adobe Illustrator CC and creating multiple artboards for different devices. My first two artboards have the presets of iPad Air and iPhone 5s respectively. I created a ...
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how do I get size of preexisting circularly shaped layer in photoshop

I am new to photoshop (Adobe Photoshop CC) and not finding it very intuitive. How do I get the radius of a preexisting circle in photoshop? Someone sent me an editable psd, and I have the circle as a ...
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How can I create a circle fill effect similar to a halftone in Illustrator?

I am sort of new to graphic design and need some help on how to recreate this "screen" or "mesh" looking effect for a T-shirt. I have tried setting this area to gray, using color halftone, and ...
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Semi-Opaque Graphics Appear Black When Saved to PDF from Adobe Illustrator

I am working in Illustrator CC with a CMYK file that has lines stroked with black at an opacity of 10%. When I save this image to a .pdf, the strokes turn pure black instead of being transparent. Why ...
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Add logo to CC Library with exclusion zones

I've been using the CC Library to speed up my work flow but one thing that stumps me is adding logo graphics with the necessary exclusion zones around it. I'd much rather be using the vectors directly ...
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How can I adjust row height/column width with either a table style or cell style? - InDesign CC

Is there a way to adjust the column width or row height within either a cell style or a table style? When I open the cell style options window there is no side tab for adjusting row/height. with the ...
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Transform a smart object in photoshop dragged from illustrator - Illustrator CC

Is there a work around to distorting a smart object using the transform tool that has been dragged directly from illustrator? I often need to show a graphic made in illustrator on a photograph of ...
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Reflect object from exact centre using reflect tool - Illustrator CC

Is there a way to reset, or position the cyan anchor(not sure what its called) in the exactly in the middle of an object when using the reflect tool? I know if I click on what I assume to be the ...
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Load multiple images to be placed from one document? - InDesign CC

I am wondering if there is a function in InDesign if you have multiple pages in one document to place into the file it can have them loaded? Just like when you multi-select different files to place ...
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Pathfinder>outline vs. shapebuilder tool for deleting overlapping paths - Illustrator CC

I have been watching a tutorial using the pen tool to create an illustration. What I have for the most part done is create paths that overlap and then using the shape builder tool get rid of the ...
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Does perspective distort tool work on a raster image? Illustrator CS6

I noticed that the perspective distort transform tool doesn't work on a raster image in illustrator, only vector? I know there is the perspective grid you can use, but its a bit of a hassle when it's ...
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Adobe Illustrator CC file is 1.64gb and doesn't open

I have been working with some stippling style brushes I downloaded off of the internet a while ago on Adobe Illustrator. I have used these in my file before but added a few more today on the artboard. ...
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Inset spacing default setting for text frame InDesign CC

Whenever I create a new text frame it creates inset spacing as a default and I have to keep removing it. I am not sure why, I have made some text boxes within the document have inset spacing and maybe ...
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Gradient tool bar slider disappears when I click and release the mouse Photoshop CC

I am just wanting the gradient bar slider to stay when I am using the gradient tool. Whenever I click and drag it disappears? I am not sure what it is called but I found an image in the photoshop ...
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Adding "shift" in keyboard shortcut photoshop CC

I am wanting to create a shift+c shortcut for the convert anchor point pen tool in photoshop because I am finding it frustrating that its not like illustrator. I went to keyboard shortcuts and found ...
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Remove background texture on photograph while still maintaining shading photoshop CC

I'm wanting to remove the background scrape effect texture on this mockup. This is an editable psd but the box and background are a flattened jpg. I was wondering if it would be easier to cut and ...
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2 stroke path can't see outside stroke illustrator CC

I'm trying to figure out how to get the loop in the B to have an overlapping stroke. As you can see because the inside stroke is so thick you can't see the black outside stroke. I could make the loop ...
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Best method to illustrate random shapes using the shapebuilder tool? Illustrator CC

So I traced a series of shapes to give the impression of grocceries in a trolley. I first used the pen tool making intersecting lines and then using the shapebuilder tool filled with colour and ...
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Shapebuilder tool creating too many anchor points illustrator CC

I've used the shape builder tool to slice off the edge of some lines using a background shape as a guide. The background shape however now has lots of anchor points from where the lines intersected. ...
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Unwanted cracks in my svg in illustrator [duplicate]

I don't get why it looks fine in illustrator but when I export to SVG there are cracks in the SVG. You can see through some parts the star is gold/yellow not green. My settings Output
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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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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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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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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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How to adjust an Anchor Point in a Mesh Object?

I'm working on my personal project. My basic element (a bar) needed to be responsive in shape changing. First thing I applied the bar in is something like this: And the blue things (bar), the thing I ...
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How to change (and KEEP) appearance of button in Indesign?

I'm creating a simple button that I want to change the colour of when clicked. Currently the appearance changes upon clicking, but the button does not KEEP its new state. Is it possible to have the ...
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InDesign GREP style Bold before tab

I have this GREP style that bolds text before a colon but I would like to do this without a colon. I have done this as a paragraph style to apply bold to list of abbreviations. ^[^:]+ When I have ...
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Adding Latin characters to font

So this may be a lot of times answered question but to be honest, I'm still lost. But to the point... I need to add Latin-extended characters to particular font. I've tried a bunch of SW but all of ...
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Color mode problems in illustrator CC 2017

I m creating a artwork in CMYK mode and i want a jpg in RGB form but colors art different in output. This problems is started from updating illustrator CC 2017.
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Illustrator CC - New document window display error [closed]

i have adobe cc in my two computers. In one of them when i open Illustrator cc, am not able to see any of the dialog selections except 'x' button. The whole window is gray as the sceenshot. However i ...
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Is there any way to shrink a picture size & keep the same pixels of the original?

there is this option on YouTube channels to make yourself a cover photo (banner) but since YouTube has modified the channels layout to fit both TV's PC's & mobiles this thing became quite tricky. ...
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InDesign: Create changeable "Profile Pages" from template

I want to create a yearbook for my school with Profile-Templates (think about a Facebook profile). Let's assume i have 3 of these Profile-Templates. All contain various graphics, styles and ...
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Photoshop CC: Problems with text selection [closed]

I have tried to solve an issue for hours without luck, so I have decided to write for help. The main problem is that when I am creating Mock-Ups with the new Photoshop CC, every time I try to create a ...
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How to sync downloaded fonts over CC

I'm currently studying graphic design and find I do a lot of work at home and then bring that work into class only to find I have to re-download all my fonts to work on my documents. My teacher has ...
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Photoshop Text Dipping In Line - Can't Fix

I'm having this problem with text in photoshop. On this line no matter what text or what font I use the text will dip in the middle. It can be seen between the 'X' and 'A' in 'example' The strange ...
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