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How to give a .gif animation variable frame delay speeds in Gimp?

When exporting an animated gif in Gimp (each layer is a frame of the animation), you can set the speed between each frame (layer) as a fixed number, by default 100 milliseconds. How do you instead ...
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Does something similar to Photoshop "Smart objects" exist also in Illustrator? [duplicate]

The scenario is: I´m creating a catalogue listing page for a website and i´m working with AI, is possible to replicate the single listing element in a way that allows to apply the changes i do in one,...
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Is it possible to edit a mask layer without detaching it in inkscape?

I have a rectangle with a gray gradient that serves as a mask in Inkscape. To change the gradient position, I detach the mask, move the gradient handlers and re-attach the rectangle as a mask. Can I ...
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Fireworks States: Does any other layout tool have an equivalent feature?

I'm dropping Fireworks as my main tool for web layouts. It's just too slow and Adobe isn't supporting it anymore. Is there another tool that can do something similar to Fireworks' states? Photoshop ...
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Does Krita have a "Transform" or "Warp" layer option?

I'm getting accustomed to Krita, and I'm at a point where I need to warp some line art. It would be convenient if I could keep the original, as well—at the moment, I'm simply duplicating the normal-...
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Place Photoshop layer comps in Indesign

If you have an Indesign document you can place for example PNG's, PSD's, Ai artboards, etc in element place holders in the document. I wonder however if there's any way to also place Photoshop layer ...
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Why grainy blur when layering blurred things?

Why is it that when you layer a blurred dot over and over you begin to see the "grains" of grayscale? Is there a fix? Higher resolution? Gamma correction? Higher color bit depth (more colors)?
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Layer Comps in photoshop

I am using the layer comps in photoshop to create different pages of an app display setup. When I change the position of the text for layout "d" it then makes layouts a,b,c all the previous comps ...
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Preventing pixelated edges when merging two images in Photoshop

I used the following setup to take two pictures of the supermoon yesterday. One with the moon properly exposed: and one with the wooden puppet properly exposed (but the moon blown out): I tried ...
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Ink outline vs seniority of color layers

New to digital drawing, but would imagine that everyone starts with a sketched ink outline that has an alpha channel, and then from there add on color layers to fill in the transparent space between ...
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Krita: How to make a particular layer appear (be visible) from a particular frame onwards?

I am using Krita 4.2.6 on Linux / Ubuntu and making an animation. I have a layer, on which there is a .png image. This layer should be invisible in the first 30 frames of my animation. How can I make ...
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How do I insert an image "through" the center of a vector shape in Illustrator?

I'm wondering what the best way to insert a photo of someone "through" the center of a vector shape would be in Illustrator CC. I've done this in the past through a variety of shape building ...
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How to define a non-destructive contrast modification layer in inkscape?

I've a photo in Inkscape which is not contrast-optimized. I want to make whites to be pure whites and blacks to be pure blacks. Nevertheless I don't want the full photo to be contrast-optimized, only ...
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GIMP Animation: How to merge a layer on top of all other layers?

I am creating gif banner animations with GIMP and I have a product animation ready. How could I apply a layer on top of all layers of the animation? The layer would have some image and some text, if ...
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Is it possible to separate a merged layer if you have one of the original layers? [duplicate]

I have this image from an old website I have to modify. I want to change the composition of the image, but this layer is already merged. I found the original background layer from an older source ...
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adobe Illustrator: Join two paths WITHOUT merging layers

I want to join two paths so that their intersection is smooth. However, I want to keep each of the two paths as it’s own later so I can animate the individual paths after in After Effects. My question:...
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Composite two images to reduce glare in label

Image I want to use but has a glare on labels Image that has no glare on label I want us the image with the completely blown out white background, but replace its label with the one in the other ...
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GIMP: Lock layers to be identical

I have a file I'm setting up to essentially split a background image into three parts which I can apply transformations to independently; I'm doing this by setting up three layer groups, each of which ...
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Any way to export multiple layer comps to single psd in Photoshop?

I'm trying to figure out how to export multiple layer comps to a single psd in Adobe photoshop cc. When I use the "layer comps to files" script it exports each layer comp to it's own psd. Much thanks....
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Positiong a group partly above and partly below in svg

Is it possible to positiong a group partly above and partly below in svg? If it is not possible, what are alternatives then? I could break a group and move the parts around the document to get the ...
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