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Google Inc. is an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include search, cloud computing, software, and online advertising technologies. Most of its profits are derived from AdWords.

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Something better than gif anims in Google Slides?

I'm being forced from Power Point to Google Slides. I typically create in Adobe CC then import to Power Point but, with the forced move to Google Slides, nothing but an 8-bit gif anim seems to be ...
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Import vector graphics into Google Slides? (Previous process broken)

I'm looking for a new process to insert vector graphics into Google Slides. Before Google cut the support (in early 2023) for the connections between Google Drive, Google Slides and Google Draw, I ...
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How do I keep the file size of a GIF in check for an animated Google Ad?

I designed 5 Google ad banners on photoshop ( first time creating animated gifs for Google Ad) and I wasn't aware of the requirements. The size of the banners were very big between 200 and 1500kb. I ...
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How can I Resize GIF Banner for Google Ads?

I have the following animation which is simple shapes and colors, no gradients or images. But i cannot resize it under 150 k (Google limit) Any suggestions? Thank you
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How can I publish an html5 banner ad for Google Adwords in Adobe Animate DC without Google adwords rejecting it?

How can I publish an html5 banner ad for Google Adwords without Google adwords rejecting it? I tried every tutorial I can find and it is showing errors like this: I tried copying and pasting these ...
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Creating Verticle rhythm in google docs?

I have been reading the importance of verticle rhythm in web design, and I wanted to incorporate it into Google Docs. To my knowledge there is no support for verticle rhythm presently in Docs. Is ...
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How to copy font weight and size from a PDF to CSS?

I'm struggling with an issue where I'm given designs for websites in PSDs and they use Google Font fonts and trying to match them when building the site in HTML/CSS. Is there something i'm missing in ...
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Use Google fonts for printing [duplicate]

Can I print the User Guide using Google fonts legally? In particular, Roboto.
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What is the meaning behind the logo of Google Chrome? [closed]

This is a question I have been asking myself for a while now. I found this question on Quora.com, but honestly the answers are not really satisfactory in my opinion. The top answer uses this ...
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How do I animate GIFs in Google Ads?

I had this error when attempting to upload ads onto Google Ads. "We've detected strobing or Flashing effects. Make sure the frame rate of your ad is less than 5 FPS for GIFs. Learn more" I ...
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Is there any way to make a PDF with a form and text entry fields directly from a Google slides presentation?

My client wants me to create a pdf with editable fields from a Google Slides presentation slide. Is this possible?
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what's the font used in the new Material Design, And how to get it?

What is the font used in the new google Material design interface? And if it's possible, how do I get it? This is the interface in case:
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Google Font for the Caviar Dreams font

I am using this Caviar Dreams font from Nymfont.com (http://www.nymfont.com/2009/06/new-caviar-dreams-font.html) I try to find a Google Font for this one but that's hard. Is there a way to easy ...
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How can I import a vector drawing into Google Slides?

Google Slides adds an annoying amount of compression on my imported images. I want to avoid compression so I want to upload my schematics in a vector format. I can basically export to any vector ...
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Google Slides: how to change the 'Theme' colors

Does anyone know how to change the theme colors in Google slides? I don't mean the 'Custom' colors, but rather, the 'Theme' colors? I can't seem to figure this out. I have to create a corporate slide ...
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Why does the lower case 'r' in Google Sans font change size depending on the next letter?

I recently switched to the GMail redesign where Google Sans is used for the subject text when displaying emails. I noticed that where a lower case 'r' is followed by a 't' - as in 'Start' - the 'r' ...
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can i use fonts of google fonts for commercial use? [duplicate]

can i use fonts from google fonts for commercial use? like logo design or flyer or brochure,etc i have already entered the page named "Open Font License web version" but i still can't understand if i ...
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How to search for logos to use on google images without all the stock photo sites coming up in results?

I'm searching for logos to derive my logo from. I get my ideas from google images, but the stock photo sites are really anonying. Is there a way to search google images without all those stock image ...
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What are Google font alternatives for Franklin Gothic

What are Google font alternatives for Franklin Gothic? I need an alternative to Franklin Gothic in Google Font Library.
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Google map utility for printed maps? [closed]

I'm more of a software guy than a designer, but I've done some design in the past and got talked into doing a print job for a charity. I was wondering if anyone was aware of a utility to make a ...
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Inkscape converted file not recognize

I have saved an SVG file to WMF and EMF file format using Inkscape (0.91). However Google Drawing do not recognize these files. However when I use online tool for conversion (CloudConvert) Google ...
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Is attribution required while using a Google Font as a piece of art or in video?

I let all fonts I used to use when I found there was free and paid between them and the files were mixed. I started from zero to find a clear resource and I found google fonts. Then I was shocked with ...
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How do I get the menlo font onto Google Docs?

I want to get the menlo font onto Google docs but it's not in Google fonts. It looks like this: The big brown fox jumped over the lazy dogs. However, it's not available. I need it because that's ...
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Using Google Fonts for print work

My experience with building websites is limited, but i have used Google Fonts (GF) for some basic presentation websites before. I was recently given some branding guidelines built by other providers ...
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How can I import a vector format file into Google Drawing

Apparently this is not possible out of the box. I have found some crazy workarounds that require using different operating systems and 4 different applications but I was hoping for something simpler ...
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How do I create animation for google adwords?

I have created an ad campaign for Google Adwords in Photoshop and am now saving the files as .gif but I cant get my file sizes to under 150kb while keeping the image quality. What are my options ...
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Google Slides - Adding drop shadow to an image

Any idea on how to add a drop shadow to an element on Goolge Slides? I have googled a lot and found a couple of websites explaining how to add a drop shadow to a text but no leads on how to add it to ...
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How to find a professional font for my new website? [closed]

I'm looking for any list of professionally designed fonts to choose from for my new website.
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Noto Sans vs. Noto Sans UI

They look exactly the same. I looked around in Google's FAQ, but couldn't find anything about it. Is there supposed to be a difference?
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Which google font is closest to this? [closed]

Can someone help me to find a google font closest to this one?
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Image for Google Card- How can I tell it is correctly 16:9 ratio?

Going by google design, I need my media section of a card(which is the image showing my website) to be 16:9 ratio. I'm using CSS to do this. How can I tell if media part(the image portion) this is ...
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Material design / Elevation in photoshop

Im new in material design and I want to start new design in this style. My problem is I don't know how to reproduce Elevation (z-axis). In image below i see 12 levels of Elevation, but how to create ...
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Is Product Sans (Google new geometric font) being made available for commercial use?

Will Google's brand new typeface called Product Sans be available for commercial use like Android's official typeface Roboto?
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What does the number mean on the Google web font "Page load" meter?

I'm weighing up the pros and cons of using a particular web font combination, and am looking to see exactly how much weight it'll add to this site for first time visitors. It's a Google font, and they ...
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When using fonts in Bootstrap, is it quicker to use the Google Fonts API or to just install the font file on the server?

Normally UX designer, I'm currently also product manager for a range of web tools but my dev skills aren't very strong at all, so forgive me if this is a silly question. We're building a range of ...
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how would you recreate the distorted/noise effect that google uses in their new material design illustrations?

I've been trying with brushes but it just doesn't get close to this. Has anybody been able to accomplish this effect? how did you do it? I'm using photoshop cs6
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What exactly are Google's '500' color swatches?

I've been reading up on Google's Material Design, and as I'm reading up on Style, they keep mentioning primary 500 colors (as well as any other number ranging from 50, which is almost white, to 900), ...
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When should a Material Design ripple be dark, and when should it be light?

In the Buttons page of Google's Material Design online handbook, touch/click ripples are only mentioned in the "Buttons in motion" section, as an example video with no explanatory text. Here, the ...
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Multiple Material Design ripples at once

With Google's Material Design style, most user interaction (tapping, pressing, etc.) creates a ripple from that point. The ripple is an expanding disc that's clipped by the widget (ignore the shadow): ...
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How to make Google Maps in Photoshop?

I'd like to find out how I can create a map similar to these: especially for web design project (in psd file). Do you know how to get that kind of maps? I suppose it can be something like http://...
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How can you size exported art for use in Google Presentations without having to resize?

How can I determine the exact size to export art for use in slides of Google Presentations without having to re-size once I bring them in to Presentation? I would like to create the original art at ...
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Preventing reverse search engines from finding the origin of your image?

I am planning to make a game, where I give the user an anime related image and they have to guess where its from. However, most of the images, specially from popular anime are easy to use on Google ...
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Google map icon- is it free to use?

Can I use the google map icon on my website, if I link to google maps?
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What sort of program is Google using to make these drawings?

This is the new app of Google for the world-cup: https://www.google.com/trends/worldcup What program is Google using to design these drawings? Or what's the name of that type of design so I can ...
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Is it fine to see some illustrations on Google to get an Idea?

Sometime I just stuck at a point and my mind doesn't work for the designs. Then I go to google and find the things related to my project. Is it a good approach? Sometime( knowingly or unknowingly) I ...
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Critique: Icon app redesign

An amateur graphic designer here. I was told to redesign a reddit app icon on playstore and he told me to apply the Google's new design scheme that was leaked a few days ago (The first illustration ...
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Online Tool to Find Closest Google Font

I find it convenient to use Google Fonts on the websites I build. Quite often I need to find the closest Google Font to a specific commercial font to match a client requirement. This type of ...
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What does Google provide web designers with?

I'm quite new to web-design, being primarily focused on web programming on server-side. I usually power my apps with twitter-bootstrap, using the myriad css classes it provides and I don't interfere ...
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Any font pairing sites outside of Google?

I love how Google fonts allows you to pair fonts for great eye candy when designing but after time I have gotten tired of just seeing what Google suggests. I wanted to know if anyone has scene any ...
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Are Google Web-Fonts okay for printing?

Do Google's fonts function just like any other font? I've only gotten a few but they look a little poor in quality when used in print applications. Has anyone used them for a print design and did it ...
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