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Need help creating a graphic template of an arch based on given measurements

I received the following dimensions from a hotel where I will be branding the arch. They gave me a file I can work off: When messing around, I found out that the proportions of the drawing do not ...
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What are PW and PD units?

I need to create an ad, and these are the specs I was given: 1/8 Page FC w/eLink, Horizontal, 3.333" x 2.166", 20.0000 PW x 13.0000 PD - Full Color I was told the 20.0000 PW x 13.0000 PD were pixel ...
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Photoshop, I can't see any size or number info

I am using Adobe Photoshop CC, but when I draw a shape or making guide or using marquee tool, I can't see a number/size measurement info. Anyone know how to fix it.
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How to delete a unit of measurement from the Units dialog?

In GIMP 2.10.6 there's a Units dialog (Edit > Units) where you can add your own units of measurement, but there is no obvious way to remove them. How can you remove custom made units of measurement?...
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Why are precise measurements frequently included in brand identities?

In pretty much every brand identity I've seen, there are graphs, geometric shapes and lines and grids, measurements (with whatever arbitrary base units) and whatnot, drawn all over logomarks and the ...
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How to demonstrate the efficiency of a dynamic factor in comparison with some constant coefficient with a chart?

I proposed a measure which estimates the coefficient of each sample dynamically, So the coefficient of two sample s1 and s2 can be different. To show the effectiveness of this measure, I want to ...
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How to provide all measures to coders automatically in Photoshop?

I always wondered about this. I have these designs in Photoshop, and SOME coders sometimes do whatever they want so final result looks horrible and unbalanced. Of course, I could use Sketch, or Sketch ...
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Figuring out the Ligatures/Kernings of a Font

There are ways to measure text in the browser, taking into account the font size. However, you could get a performance improvement if you only measure the different characters, and then you combine ...
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Running qualitative research on marketing materials

In an e-commerce company, it's common for the success of creative material used in marketing campaigns to be measured in terms of numbers, e.g. click-through rates and conversion rates. However, just ...
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Measure distances a container and a text field or between two text fields in Photoshop

I need a way to measure distances between a container and a text field or between two text fields ( a heading and a paragraph, for example ). Scenario: There is a container that seemingly has padding ...
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Do millimeters apply to screen design?

I am designing a flyer for the screen and the client insists the logo should be 71mm exactly. Does the resolution plays any role on the viewer, some may see it bigger, some smaller? Thank you.
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How to measure distance in InDesign?

How do you accurately measure the distance between 2 objects in InDesign? Is there a plug-in for that? Other than drawing a rectangle and putting it in between the objects for sizing. In Photoshop, ...
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Size of YouTube Subscribe Circle and Video Rectangle

I need to design a custom YouTube End Screen. My intention is to place the Subscribe element inside a circle and Video element inside a rectangle. What's the default size of Subscribe Circle and ...
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Unable to create image of a certain size (25mm x 11mm, 300DPI)

I've been asked to create an image of 25mm x 11mm, with 300 DPI. I'm far from an expert so I've simply tried to create a new image in GIMP with these specifications. The program doesn't allow me to ...
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Create file with certain specifications from vector graphic/PDF

I've been asked to create a PDF or TIF file with 300 dpi, featuring a logo in grayscale, measuring 1 inch (25.4 mm) width max and 0.5 inch (12.7 mm) in height max. I'm by no means an expert, but I've ...
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Wall Decal Printable Area Measurements Issue

I'm designing a Wall Decal to be printed and sticked on the outside of a shop; it's a Vinyl Sticker Decal. The client wants it to cover the all Glass Wall Panes except the door. Please look at the ...
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Software to take precise measurements from a picture

I'd like to take precise measurements of a mechanical part. I have taken a picture of the part and I was wondering if there's a software able to help me in taking different measurements of the same ...
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What pixel dimensions should a logo on business card be?

What should the dimensions of a logo on a business card be? I'm grabbing a free logo and the card company is asking how many pixels I want the logo to be when I download the logo and I don't really ...
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Giving measurements of an irregular shaped piece of paper

How can I give my designer detailed information about the measurements of an irregular shaped piece of paper. I create the piece of paper with such an punch: I can't measuring it with a normal ruler, ...
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What is going on with scale on Inkscape?

I am using Inkscape 0.92 and I am trying to make a 1:1 size image of a physical part. The measurements of the part are 9.875 inches wide, by 6.875 inches high. However, when I zoom to a 1:1 and hole ...
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Change the artboard dimensions unit of measurement in Illustrator?

In Adobe illustrator CC 2015 can I change the artboard dimensions unit of measurement? For example I buy a file online and the dimensions of the artboard are in px and I need it in mm.
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Illustrator: I need a script that manages paths based on maximum caliper diameter

I'm not that familiar with AI scripting, but I think what I'm looking for is simple. I need a script that can examine a path and find the two most distant anchor points. Then create an axis between ...
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Is there a word for the particular usage of the curly brace, or a shape like it, to indicate part of a diagram?

Or for measurements. Consider the green things in this image: Referred here from the English SE: english.stackexchange.com/posts/365966
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Is there any way to check the distance of an object to a locked layer in sketchapp?

I am trying to see the distance of an object to a locked layer in sketchapp; however it just doesn't show the distance once the layer is locked. Do you know whether there is any way to measure the ...
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Is there an automated way to draw pixel measures on an image in GIMP

Question Is there an existing plugin or script for GIMP that performs the same function as the pixelmeasure script described below? Background There is a JSX script for Photoshop (pixelmeasure.jsx) ...
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Why is lowercase “L” usually higher than capital “I”?

I've often wondered this, but I haven't really sought an answer to it until now. Obviously, fonts do need to distinguish small "L" and capital "I" in some way and it does make sense to use letter ...
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Free tool to view millimeter coordinate under mouse of a PDF

I am looking for a free tool (Windows/Linux) which can display a PDF and show the coordinates under the mouse pointer in millimeter (or inch/etc just what the settings are) based on the PDF coordinate ...
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Width and height of every element is shown 100% in photoshop CS6

I want to know the width and height of a rectangle in a Photoshop CS6 design. When I select it's layer and press Ctrl + T it's width and height both are mentioned 100%. The problem is with every other ...
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How to calculate map distances from scale

I have this PDF image of a map with a scale of 1:300. How do I obtain the real length of the object precisely, since it can be zoomed in and out? Let's just say that I want to calculate the length of ...
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How to measure distance between text and element in Photoshop

I find measuring the distance between an element and text rather complicated. Cause I need to first know the biggest letter and measure the distance from that to the element. Then substract the ...
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Colour defined area fraction of shape in inkscape

I have a number of complex shapes (for example a sketch of a gecko, an ant and a frog) and want to colour a defined fraction of the area of each sketch from the bottom, e.g. 20% of the gecko in blue, ...
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Sketch3: How to enter in value for ruler guide instead of manually clicking position?

When I want to add a ruler guide, how can I enter in an x/y value, instead of manually clicking where I want it? In Photoshop you can do so by clicking insert guide, then it gives you a value box, ...
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Can I key in the amount I want a layer to be moved in Photoshop?

I know I'm able to Cmd/Ctrl+T a layer in Photoshop CC and drag the layer and it will say how many pixels it's moved in a specific direction. But is there a way to just type the pixel distance into a ...
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Is there a way to calculate the total length of all paths in a vector file?

I have a laser bed that people send me vector art to cut out. I charge by the inch and need a way to quickly select all of the vector artwork and get a total distance of all the paths. Are there any ...
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Tool for UI Designer where you can see distances between elements

I am creating tons of pixel-perfect views for static websites. My front-end developers losses their times figuring out distances between related divs, images, etc (using Paint). What I want to ...
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Size and pixel in Illustrator CS6

I need to create a JPEG file with 2953*4132 pixels and 150 DPI as its requirements. When I convert my AI file to JPEG, the dimensions change to 6152*8612 pixels. I'm using CS6
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InDesign Measurements

I'm working with an InDesign document and turning it into HTML/CSS. It is using mm for sizes, but I need the measurements in pixels. Height measures as 66px in InDesign using the measuring tool. I ...
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PSD to HTML&CSS - my margins are wrong

I am having trouble with replicating exact margins from the PSD in CSS. Whenever I measure a margin with a select tool I get, for example, 32px. Then I put this in my CSS code: div { margin-top:32px; ...
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Calculate specific areas size in image

I'd like to calculate what area size share do the brown spots take within the area marked with pink lines. See the image here: In case you wonder what that is - it's an E.coli bacteria colony (don't ...
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How to use the info panel in illustrator?

I would like to use the "info" panel in illustrator to have infos such as : the distance of the top of an object to the top of the artboard it belongs to; the distance of the left border of an object ...
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How to set guides at exact positions / coordinates in Photoshop?

I am very new to Photoshop. I have created a 300px by 230px image. I'm trying to place 5 vertical guidelines at 0px, 57.5px, 115px, 172.5px, 230px. I've placed the whole numbers manually by pulling ...
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Is there a difference between the actual ruler and InDesign's inches scale?

I am pretty new to InDesign. I have set my scale to measure in inches. Today I had an actual physical-ruler (like the one image below) lying around so I picked it up and compared it with the scale on ...
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How to prepare Photoshop to design a Website

I'm having some trouble finding out how to prepare Photoshop to design a Website. When i try to program what i draw, the measurements are never correct. Always bigger. Is there a way for me to design ...
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2D dimensions from photograph

Suppose I want to take the dimensions of an object of negligible width on a flat surface from a photograph and am able to calibrate in the sense that I know the distance per pixel of some line drawn ...
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How to create a logo as same as given measurement/proportion. I have already created one. Kindly refer below

Client specification goes like this: "Keep in mind that for actual utilization of the logo, the size may vary from 3 cms x 3 cms to 75 x 75 cms. While designing, this aspect should be kept in mind." ...
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Branding Cars on Photoshop / Illustrator

Any idea on how to Design Printable stuff for different cars. I mean branding a complete car by designing stickers which are than pasted on a car. The main problem is that how can we get the ...
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What should a designer consider when laying out print materials for elderly audiences?

I'm in the process of doing layout for a trifold aimed at the elderly population in my town, and I'm looking for some recommendations from folks who have experience laying similar materials out for a ...
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What is the best page size, in pixels, for a PDF to be read on iPhone?

I want to design an instruction manual to be read on an iPhone and maybe Android devices. I know that the iPhone screen width is 320 pixels. What would the best page size be? What is the best height? ...
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How to automatically document the image dimensions of a huge list of different sized images?

I have over 1000 images to process and it would make life easier if I could obtain the dimensions of the each image in a spreadsheet or document. I was hoping for a program or something where I ...
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How to proportionately rescale a 3D model by a specified amount in Maya? [closed]

I'm working with Maya for a uni course and still really green with it. I've got (what is probably) a fairly simple issue. So apologies if this is really basic. Basically we've been building a ...