Questions tagged [cs6]

Questions that are specifically related to the CS6 versions of Adobe's suite of software. The latest and final version of Adobe Systems' Creative suite, released in 2012. Succeeded by Creative Cloud.

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maintaining even stroke when trimming off bleed marks after printing

I am creating a publication that has black and white borders (strokes) that bleed out to the edge of the page. I have created a stroke that is 5.4 width around the boxes and would like to make sure ...
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Keep page numbering fixed when shuffling pages for impositioning - InDesign CS6

I am trying to imposition an InDesign booklet myself because I have to export as a PDF. I am going to print from a printer that doesn't have InDesign. I made a copy of the document and then I am ...
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3 page spread in saddle stitch publication - InDesign CS6

I am printing an A5 booklet with 36 pages. I am doing a test print as a saddle stitch booklet. One of the spreads has photographs that span out over 3 pages so it is a fold out part. I have no idea ...
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Turning paths into guides InDesign CS6

Is it possible to turn this van der graaff grid into a guide? They are just line paths. I have it on my masters page and I want to make it disappear when I hit the W key like my other guides. I have ...
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Adobe Photoshop running script for multiple layers [duplicate]

I have 103 layers which i need to save as PNG files(each layer individually) but the problem I'm haiving is;the background layer (is to be saved with each layer) how can i do this ? Kindly guide me ...
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Illustrator CS6 rounding corners

Im trying to trace a logo with a slight rounded corner.I have on the other corners been using the shapebuilder tool using the eclipse shape to form the corner but this one is so slight I am wondering ...
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Rounded corner effect being copied when merging with shapebuilder tool

I am using illustrator CS6 and I am making a rectangle with a rounded corner. What I have done is make 2 rectangles but have one with rounded corners through effect>styalize>rounded corners. I ...
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Is there more than one method of creating a curve with the pen tool?

I've noticed in some tutorials that when using the pen tool to create curves it is - click and drag and then clicking to another point and the curve is made. I find myself clicking on one point first ...
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Is the colour mixer a feature that is not available in CS6?

I am following along with a tutorial and using Illustrator CS6 version. It mentions a colour mixer but I can't find it. I am wondering if this feature is for later versions? Also if there is an ...
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Fill colours in shapebuilder tool not in the CS6 version?

Im following a tutorial, I noticed using the shapebuilder tool there is an option in the version the tutor is using where you are able to also colour the shapes using the tool and seperate them with ...
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Round corners of shape illustrator CS6 version

I am following an illustrator tutorial using CS6 trying to round the corners of a rectangle and I noticed that the small circles that appear on the Illustrator video tutorial on the shape don't appear ...
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Adding swatch to Library InDesign CS6

I am following a tutorial that uses InDesign CC. I am currently practicing on InDesign CS6. The tutorial is talking about CC libraries. I added a new library to my CS6 document and created new ...
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How to align bulleted text in a paragraph style InDesign

Im creating a paragraph style right now and I want to make sure all the text is in line as you can see the second and third lines are indented. I've played around with the bullets and numbering, ...
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How can I align layer to center of canvas in Photoshop

Using CS6. My canvas is larger than my layer, and I would like to position the Layer in the middle of the Canvas. I have the "Snap To" options in the view menu set to all three: Guides, ...
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Swap the two colours around in an image in Photoshop CS6

Please could someone advise the best way, step by step, to swap the green with the white in this image? I've got as far as managing to make all of the white a selection in it's own layer. I have ...
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how to fill in gaps between polygons in Adobe Illustrator CS 6 and fill in the enclosed space

Hi everybody, I have a vectorised image of line drawings resulting in the lines being converted to polygons. I need to complete the lines-turned-polygons by filling in the gaps. When they finally are, ...
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No defined boundaries of different artboards

My artboards in illustrator have disappeared and now it is one large square. When I go into artboard mode it shows the individual artboards however when I switch back it goes back to the large white ...
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Can't go in layers when in pattern editing mode in Illustrator

I am wanting to fill this path with a different colour. I have made it into a repeat pattern so I am in tile mode. It didn't allow me for some reason to live paint bucket fill the shape. I tried to ...
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What version of Adobe Illustrator do I need to downsave my files to (for customers) in order for all versions to be compatible?

I am busy designing illustrations in Adobe Illustrator for a customer, and they have kindly asked me to save my illustrator files so it is compatible with all versions, and they don't run into any ...
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How do I create a polygon gradient in photoshop?

I have a pentagon that I want to fill with a gradient. The effect should be that one side of the pentagon is uniformly white, and the two opposite sides are uniformly black, with a smooth transition ...
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Position repeat tile in illustrator CS6

Can I position a pattern repeat tile within a shape like you can with the repeat tile in photoshop?
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shapes disappearing when repeat tile is made

repeat tile issue I've attached a video of an issue I am having with vector/path/shapes disappearing when I make a repeat tile. Its confusing I feel to explain so the video would help to clarify my ...
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staggering line paths evenly in illustrator

Is there a way to offset the line path in illustrator? I want to evenly stagger the lines horizontally lines, I am trying to draw an escalator. I've tried offset path but it creates a stroke on the ...
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Seperate section of image traced and expanded

I have just live traced and expanded an image and I am wondering if there is an equivalent in illustrator to a lasso tool to seperate the two images? I have circled the two parts of the image that I ...
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Get the average color of a raster image for a mosaic effect

I've been searching for a way to get the average color of a raster image, to use in a vector grid in front of it to create a mosaic effect - the "Object > Create Object Mosaic..." menu ...
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Transparency appears white on Illustrator CS6

I'm digitalizing a map I drew and scanned, and overall everything is working, more or less, fine. I wanted to make the names of places stand out and found THIS tutorial on how to do a knockout border ...
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Dashed line to fill instead of stroke

I am wanting to create a dashed line on the fill rather than the stroke if that is a possibility? I created outlines of a font and now I want to make it dashed. The left 'S' is what I am hoping to ...
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Dimension of jpg reduces when open in Illustrator

I am learning Adobe Illustrator and have a problem: the attached sample picture dimension is 524x449. I checked it by look at the attributes in Windows, and open it in Paint. when I opened it in AI ...
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Adobe Illustrator AI - Working with mesh and i want to make strokes with the mesh that i made

Like the title says, I want to make a stroke along the lines made with the mesh tool. How can this be achieved?
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Painted Edges With with transparent background

I'm using Photoshop CS6 and I wanted to turn a photo I had to look like it had a painted edges effect. I've been following the below tutorial and using a painted edges overlay over my picture, but I ...
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Replicate path curve illustrator

Is there a way to replicate the curve of one side of the path to the other? I want to make it symmetrical or do I use smart guides somehow to snap it to the same curve as the other side?
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Align grouped paths to other paths

Is there a way to align these grouped paths to the above path? I am trying to make garment gathers on a technical drawing and just want to evenly distribute the gathers.
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Can't paste objects

I wanted to copy and paste but this window prompt appears and I don't understand what it means. This is live traced and nothing is locked I don't know if that could be a factor?
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Pattern making tool illustrator. Adding fill to background tile

Is there a way to create a background fill for a repeat tile while editing a pattern making mode in illustrator?
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Only one direction handle on corner point?

I've been trying to find tutorials to help me understand direction handles in relation to corner points. The screenshot below shows a corner point and direction handle but it is only on one side? I ...
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Creating a fill on grouped paths using paint bucket tool

I am trying to use the live paint bucket tool on this skirt. I have grouped the whole skirt together and all the paths are closed but it isn't creating a fill.
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Swatches setting

My stroke panel doesn't have the same swatches as my fill panel and I am trying to update it. For some reason it has imported some pattern swatches I made but when I try to import the Basic RGB swatch ...
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Convert anchor point tool one side curved one side straight

When working on a shape using the pen tool, I want to curve one side but keep the other side straight. However when I convert it curves both sides. I have previously remedied this by cutting the paths ...
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How do I edit type in Illustrator to round off corners?

Recently I wanted to recreate Fasthosts's logo for a small project of mine. I found out which font it is, but the styling is a bit different than in the logo. It looks like the top of the letters / ...
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Pattern tool in illustrator

I am having a lot of frustrations with this pattern tool in illustrator! As opposed to repeat tiles in photoshop I find it a less intuitive process. The first issue I encountered was that my ...
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Live paint bucket tool

I have a rather complex illustration I live traced and am wondering if it is possible to colour in quicker than colouring each individual petal, like a click and drag over the image without colouring ...
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Adobe Illustrator CS6: Selecting an individual segment of an illustration

I am making an illustration of a hot air balloon in Adobe Illustrator CS6. I am following this online tutorial. I have the following: To get to this stage I have followed these steps in the ...
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Adobe Illustrator CS6: Finding a specific tool

I am making an illustration of a hot air balloon in Adobe Illustrator CS6 through following this online tutorial. I am at the following stage in the tutorial: This stage of the tutorial uses the Free ...
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Adobe Illustrator CS6: Using the shape builder tool to create a custom shape

I am trying to make an illustration of a hot air balloon in Adobe Illustrator CS6 by following this video tutorial. I am at the initial stage of the tutorial where the circle and triangle shapes are ...
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Join paths of a live paint group - illustrator

Hi I am trying to join two paths in a live paint group. I am not sure whether this is possible or if I have to undo the live paint and ungroup it. I am a bit confused still with groups in illustrator ...
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Command+join anchor points from different groups? Illustrator

I have two anchor points I want to join to form a rectangle but they are both part of two different groups (it is a reflected group flipped horizontally). I get an error message when I try command +J.
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How To Insert a Common Point Between 2 Pen Lines [duplicate]

I need to insert a common point in between 2 pen lines so I can draw a shape by overlapping lines and deleting lines after the point. thanks in advance.
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Another weird Ilustrator bug with transparency mask

Whenever I create a transparency mask with multiple objects one of them gets automatically moved to the transparency zone. I have no idea why is this happening, it never used to do such thing. I tried ...
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Photoshop “could not complete your request because the destination document cannot accept the layer”

When trying to duplicate a group of coloring files and use them to color a gif/animation, I receive the error message "Could not complete your request because an adjustment or fill layer cannot be ...
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Envelope distort with top object doesn't give the expected result

i am trying to curve a text to this shape: somewhat like this but with the sides smaller, like in the shape. What i mean is i want it to only wrap like an arc and not like a ballon or so (no 3d?). ...

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