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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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What is the appropriate resolution for a 4x2 tarpaulin and a invitation card? [duplicate]

I was asked by my teacher to design her son a birthday tarpaulin and also a invitation card. It's my first time designing this kind of large project as I'm more familiar in smaller scale ones such as ...
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What controls the use of colour ink when printing a black and white image?

I'm interested in printing on transparencies to expose my artwork onto Toyobo Printight® plates and silkscreens. I work in monochrome, but when I print my images my printer uses "rich black"....
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Script to save main InDesign book document INDB as an IDML

We are looking for a JSX script that can save a copy of the INDB as an IDML after save. The .indb is the main book document in Adobe InDesign CS5/6. The code would be roughly similar to the one below ...
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Best approach to transparent a noisy/brush image

I'm using Photoshop CS6 (portable) to work in some image conversions. Sometimes, complex scenarios (for me anyway) like this one appear: So, my goal is to transparent all dark blue parts and leave ...
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Is it possible to edit a smart object while viewing other layers?

Question is very similar to Edit smart object in Illustrator while viewing other Photoshop layers, but for Photoshop only. Is it possible to edit a smart object "live", without having to ...
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How do I create a smart object grid?

I'm using Photoshop CS6. I want to create a grid layout template (something like this: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/683684779/collage-template-photoshop-square). I want the area for the content to ...
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Stretch font vertically/horizontally whilst conforming to curve in Photoshop CS6

So I'm trying to make my text shorter (less height), but transforming it won't do since it would warp the curvature of the text as well. Example:
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How do I fix this issue with smart filter? (Photoshop CS6)

I was testing out a new filter I recently bought, and I liked the result. But I wasn't able to edit some of the Smart Filters, because of the smart filter showing me this (I wonder why, because I ...
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Illustrator: Getting the error message 'The selected artwork contains an element that cannot be used in a pattern brush'

I am trying to making a pattern brush using Adobe Illustrator CS6. The object that I am trying to make into a brush is the following: This shape has a gradient fill, and I know that objects with ...
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How to completely remove a vertical or horizontal slice of an image in photoshop?

Goal I want to cut out a horizontal (or vertical) slice of the image so that it is fully removed and the image has reduced dimensions. I would like to do so in Photoshop CS6. original target ...
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Adobe Illustrator - How To Add Tick Marks Along a Path for Alignment

I have a hobby where I create templates for foam armor. Up this point I have been using Inkscape and decided to try out Adobe Illustrator. In Inkscape, I can add a Path Effect to add ruler tick marks ...
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Scale path proportionally from centre without affecting type on path illustrator CS6

I have created text on a path. The text however does not fit. I don't want to make the text any smaller instead I want to extend the path evenly on both sides. I know with the path alone if I used the ...
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Altering grids in Illustrator CS6

I am creating grids in Illustrator using this method. I want to alter and tweak gutters, margins and columns though. Is there a way to do this or an alternate method? Because right now I have a ...
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Curve line without middle anchor point? Illustrator CS6

I am following along with a tutorial and I noticed the lady hits shift+C on the pen tool path, hovers it in the middle of the path and it curves the path upwards symmetrically. I doesn't look like ...
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Adobe Illustrator CS6 Missing SVG Save Option [closed]

According to the following documentation, page 472 : https://help.adobe.com/archive/en/illustrator/cs6/illustrator_reference.pdf ... I should be able to : Choose File > Save As, enter a filename,...
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Efficient way to align objects within guides illustrator CS6

I am using guides as a grid system to align objects to. Its difficult however to align things I use shapes, find the centre and then make another guide to find the centre. I could potentially make a ...
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paragraph space after spacing doesn't appear to be accurate? Illustrator CS6

I have some type which I have created a space after in the paragraph settings. I wanted the space after to be 0.3cm so I have entered that in which converts to 8.5pt. However when I create a box with ...
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Auto text box resize for illustrator CS6

I am wanting a similar option to Opt+command+C in illustrator CS6 I have seen the same question asked however I am using CS6 and when I go to Area type options auto resize option box to tick is not ...
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Shortcut for duplicating and decreasing stroke width incrementally illustrator CS6

I use transform again to duplicate paths/shapes at an equal distance. I was wondering if there was a way do make a stroke on a path incrementally smaller? So I could just hit command d or any other ...
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Shortcut for locking/unlocking specific object illustrator CS6

I use command + 2 often to lock all and opt + command + 2 to unlock all. I was wondering if there is a shortcut to lock and unlock specific object you select?
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Moving artboard from one document to another illustrator CS6

I am trying to move an artboard from on document to another. I have move/copy artboard turned on and the layers are unlocked. I go to artboards in tool bar and select copy and then paste in new ...
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Export to png without an artboard? Illustrator CS6

Is it possible to select an object on an artboard and turn that into a png? I have a lot of small titles I want to export as pngs but I dont want to make lots of small artboards for them.
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Create graphic style out of attributes illustrator CS6

I am wanting to make a graphic style that I can apply to text. The image below is type that has been turned into outlines. I had to turn it into outlines so the stroke would be around the outside. ...
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masking hair/feathers photoshop CS6

I'm following a tutorial for cutting out hair from a background and applying it to this photo of a parrot and cutting around its feather. So far through following the tutorial I have... Selected and ...
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duplicated shapes on circle path? Illustrator CS6

I am wanting to create lots of small circles evenly spread to form a circle and am wondering what the best way to go about it is? I am thinking the blend tool? Is there a way to get it to follow a ...
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Rotating 'Transform Controls' before resizing in Photoshop CS6

I'd like to increase the rectangle width (not the width of the selected fragment). Is it possible to rotate the 'Transform Control' frame CCW a bit (keeping the fragment untouched) before resizing? If ...
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Editing existing guides I've created InDesign CS6

I have created guides on a page with 3 columns and two rows. I am wanting to make the gutter a bit wider but I have noticed that when I go back to layout> create guides it seems that I would have ...
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How do I back one and deselect when shift clicking selections? Illustrator CS6

If I shift click to select different objects in illustrator and I click the wrong selection is there a way to go back one so I don't have to deselect and start from scratch?
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making perspective of shape match angle in photograph. Illustrator CS6

I am trying to replicate this angle to create mock-ups of a self-branding project. I've tried skewing and free transforming the perspective but I have multiple designs like the image and I want to ...
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Text frame automatically adjusting when scaling text up. Illustrator CS6

Is there a way to have the text frame adjust while I am scaling up the text? The text just disappears whenever I increase the size of the text.
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Making artwork seamless in pattern editing mode - Adobe illustrator CS6

I am making a repeat pattern with some paths I turned into organic shapes that I traced over an artwork. It is however quite a lengthy process to make it seamless repeat tile in pattern editing mode ...
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How can i have multiple gifs in 1 canvas?

Photoshop CS6. I have the following animated gif that i want to put above a big white canvas, in specific positions. However, i don't know how export a gif multiple times, for ALL the frames to be ...
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add blending mode and gradient effect to type - photoshop CS6

If I add a gradient effect to type in photoshop is it possible to add a blending mode to it as well so that it interacts with the photograph in the background? I have tried to apply multiply blending ...
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shortcut for moving from type tool to move tool - photoshop CS6

Moving from the type tool to the move tool in photoshop I don't know how to do. I have tried option+command+shift+k but it doesnt seem to work.
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Round one corner rectangle - photoshop CS6

What would be the best way to round one corner of a rectangle in photoshop CS6? I know how to do it in illustrator but am wondering if you would have merge and rasterise two shapes to get the one ...
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Clicking one panel opens other panel tabs - photoshop CS6

When I click on the layers panel it opens additional tabs of other panels as well. I have tried to click and drag them back to the side panel but when I click the layers panel again they still appear. ...
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Window>arrange>tile not creating separate windows - illustrator CS6

I have created a new window so I have 2 versions of my file to look at at the same time. I am wanting to have the windows appear like below. However when I go to window>arrange>tile it doesn't ...
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Link artwork to repeat pattern tile illustrator CS6

Is there a way to link artwork to a repeat tile? Say if I want to exit out of the pattern and work on the original artwork or do I have to go into pattern editing mode everytime I want to make changes?...
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Distorting perspective using free transform tool illustrator CS6

I am trying to distort in perspective warped type using the free transform tool in illustrator as CS6 doesn't have a pop-out menu for the freeform transform tool. I am finding it difficult to find ...
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Toggle visibility of a selected object illustrator CS6

I have found that toggle visibility off of a selected object is command+3 on mac from what I searched up but for some reason it doesn't toggle the object back on?
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Envelope distort effect warps shape but not pattern fill-illustrator CS6

I am in the middle of following a tutorial on making a pattern tile. I have created a pattern and now filled it in a box. I now want to warp it going to object>envelope distort>make with warp. ...
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Convert swatch group to global swatches

Is there a way to create multiple global swatches with an existing swatch group? I have shift+clicked the swatches in the group and went to the group folder but the convert process to global tickbox ...
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Swatches panel not adding basic RGB, appearing in a new window Illustrator CS6

When I go to add a swatch group to the swatches panel say basic RGB it opens it in a new window?
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Width tool playing up illustrator CS6

I have been encountering an issue whenever I try to create a new point using the width tool it does this. I am not sure why it is doing that. I think its making multiple points?
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Deleting points on width tool not working illustrator CS6

I'm having trouble with selecting points using the width tool. Sometimes I want to click and delete a point I don't want but sometimes it doesn't work and sometimes it adds a new point its very ...
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Creating leaf shape illustrator CS6

Trying to recreate this shape. I've got this far but would like to add smooth curvature my attempt is the purple stroked shape.
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Rounding sharp pen tool corner illustrator CS6

I am following a tutorial and I have rounded a sharp corner made by the pen tool with effect>stylize>round corners. I am using this option as the direct selection round corner option is not ...
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Using the shapebuilder tool to make shading on a donut. Illustrator CS6

I am following a youtube tutorial (not a speed art vid) and have become stuck at the shapebuilder tool step. Basically there is the purple stroke on a seperate layer. The pink fill is on its own layer....
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Duplicate shape and scale from centre illustration CS6

I am using illustrator CS6 and was wondering if there is a way to duplicate a shape while scaling a shape down to the centre? For example I am making a donut so I want to create a smaller circle in ...
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moving multiple objects from different layers into the same layer? Illustrator CS6

Is there a way to drag and select over multiple paths/ artwork in illustrator and put them all in one layer instead of going into each layer and shifting?
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