Questions tagged [mac]

Questions about designing with or for the Apple Mac; a series of models of desktop and laptop computers developed by Apple, Inc. Ask anything about design that's specifically relevant to an Apple Mac computer.

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Embroidery workflow on a Mac

After meeting with a few designers and artists who do Embroidery design, and seeing scanned, embroidered designs by famous designers slowly take over design blogs as a means of expression in itself, I ...
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Using LaTeX in Inkscape 1.0 Beta on macOS Catalina

I recently updated my MacOS to Catalina, with that, Inkscape 0.92.2 using XQuartz or X11 stopped working. Since I use Inkscape to make all my figures for conference papers and things like that, I ...
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Using Adobe XD Protoype mode, how can I prevent the “go back” mode when using transitions

On MacOS, using Adobe XD Protoype mode, I created a transition between two artboards A and B. The transition on Artboard A has the following parameters : * Trigger : tap * Action : Transition * ...
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Removing corrupt 3Delight Renderer from Scene

For a recent Maya 2018 project (Mac), I was experimenting with a bunch of different renderers. I ended up settling on vRay, but in the process I was testing 3Delight. The problem is the 3Delight is ...
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Resize gif while keeping background transparency

Keep in mind I'm using Mac's Preview, hardly a powerful graphics tool. Anyways, I am attempting to resize a few gif files (not factoring in graphics quality, I simply want them larger in size). Should ...
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how to view/print all the characters in a font (mac ox10.12)?

I'm trying to find a simple way to be able to view all the characters that are available in a font, and to possibly create a PDF sheet of those characters for reference. Is there a way to do this ...
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What typeface is used by MacOS to render unicode glyphs?

What font is being used in the following screenshot (on a latest MacOS/Safari) to render the unicode glyphs? The screenshot is taken from the page http://www.alanwood.net/demos/wingdings.html Is ...
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Thousands of texture parts generated when importing .skp file in Cinema4D

Im trying to import a bunch of sketchup files into Cinema4D (R20). Some of them generate thousands of JPG's when i drag them into Cinema. This one for example generated over 15'000 .jpg files before i ...
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InDesign text to table makes table data transposed

I copy and paste a table from Microsoft Word into InDesign and select Text to Table. However, the resulting table is transposed diagonally. A solution may be to use Excel to transpose the data first. ...
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Text Not Showing Up In Gimp (Mac)

I'm trying to add some text to a moderately complex layout, but the text tool is malfunctioning -- everything shows as blank no matter what I type. I have checked: Foreground color shows reasonable ...
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Software for formatting text in a particular manner

I'm looking into formatting some text I have into something similar to the attached image. Particularly: 1) being able to number each line, or every five lines, automatically; 2) having several ...
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How to copy characters from particular font family in macOS Catalina?

I often use mathematical and geometrical symbols which are related to equations. I know that the main font that I am using for the typing feature all these symbols, but when I put them in the document,...
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How to use a Wacom tablet to draw shapes on Microsoft Power Point

I have Power Point 2016 (16.16) running on a Mac with High Sierra and the latest Wacom driver installed on the laptop. The point is although I can control the input with the Wacom pen, I can't find a ...
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InDesign CS6 and InDesign CC 2015 on Mac OS Sierra not seeing Helvetica fonts

I have upgraded from Mac OS X El Capitan to Sierra last month, and InDesign works well, generally. CS6 is a bit slow but does load, CC 2015 loads but with PDAppFlex on opening. I have InDesign CS6 ...
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iBooks author customize template: change section's title color

I'm trying to build an iBook with iBooks Author on my Mac customizing the "Contemporary" template. The point is when I switch the view mode from landscape to portrait Tte section title color is red ...