Questions tagged [pixel]

Questions about pixels. A pixel, is a point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in a display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen. The address of a pixel corresponds to its physical coordinates.

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What is "dot pitch" on a computer monitor?

Older CRT displays have a specification for "dot pitch." What is this, and what is its connection with pixels and "dots" as used elsewhere in graphic design? (This question is a ...
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Dot vs. Pixel - rudimentary explanation

I've read many explanations, but either they all are too abstruse or they gainsay each other. Why Dots Per Inch Isn't Pixels Per Inch A dot refers to ink density, effectively; a pixel refers to image ...
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Is there a way to count the number of pixels of each colour in a picture?

I make cross stitch designs, lately been using Affinity Photo/Designer. So I can figure out how much of each colour thread I need, I want to count the number of each pixels of each colour (in the ...
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set a ONE pixel image's alpha value using gimp

i have gimp 2.10.22 on Kubuntu. I want a one pixel png image with r=102 g=127 b=128 a=128 I know about "add alpha channel". I have played with "add layer mask", setting opacity on ...
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Ctrl + Click on thumbnail in a layer is not selecting a particular area in photoshop cc 2014 & 2015

I'm facing an issue with my Adobe photoshop 2014 and 2015. When I press Ctrl and click on the thumbnail on a layer from layer pallet then it selects the whole boundary of the image. It's not selecting ...
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How to create a grid on top of an image, so that each singular grid box can cover each pixel?

Okay, so I've been trying to create a grid, but so far I can't seem to get it right. Basically, I want a grid, that covers each pixel in an image. Like, each pixel has a black outline, sort of. So far,...
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Krita brush size on canvas depends on ppi setting

I don't know if this is specific to Krita, I'd just like to understand how to handle it, as I cannot find any specific posts or info addressing it. [Please note that I am a beginner and I am not doing ...
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How to pixelate like this

How do I create natural (for lack of a better word) pixelation like this from a high resolution image? (image needs to be downloaded to see what i mean) For example, can I downsize it, allow the small ...
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How to remove white pixels [closed]

Is there a way I can remove the white pixels(dots) from this image? https://i.imgur.com/mOObt58.jpg
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Problems with fonts in Photoshop (all the text is pixelated)

I really don't understand what is going on and I'd love if someone could help me with that. Whenever I type something the letters are just pixelated and weird. Some of them are just fine (like F and H)...
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Calculate pixels to cm with dpi

Can someone please tell me the formula used on this online cm to pixel calculator? https://photoresizer.net/pixel-calculator I have images that I can easily get the dpi, bit-depth, pixel height and ...
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How to paste a raster image into Illustrator with pixels positioned 1:1

I have copied and pasted a raster image to Illustrator and this is what I get: The pixels of the image obviously disagree with pixels of the grid, they're smaller and shifted. Is it possible to paste ...
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Optical Mask creation

Hello I'm a newbie here.....I can't find much on this direct subject so hope it is ok to post a question. My problem may be more associated with not knowing how to search for what I am looking for.......
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How to easily find a pixel in Photoshop

Let's have an image with a size of e.g. 1000x1000 px. The image is transparent, but only but one pixel is not. The question: How can I find this pixel where it is in the picture by using Photoshop? ...
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Export a pixel map with each color defined

I want to grab every color from an image, pixel by pixel. I’m looking for a way to export a table or 2-dimensional array containing the color of each pixel in the image. Imagine this is a close up of ...
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Photoshop's normal grid is smaller than the set pixel size

I set up a 10x10 pixels image in PS V21.0.2. I turned on the pixel grid in View>Show>Pixel Grid and turned off the Grid in View>Show>Grid, and zoomed in to my image. I however, saw no ...
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Why pixels do not weight the same? (in bytes)

My experiment (see image collage below): I created an white 640x400 image in GIMP and exported as png. It weights 1409 bytes. Then I added a black coloured line and exported as png. It weights 1694 ...
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Can't create 1 pixel brush in Photoshop

This has been driving me mad for the past 2 hours. I am stuck in a course where I need to create a 1 pixel brush. Every time I define a brush preset, it doesn't work as expected. Anti aliasing is ...
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batch correction of pixel-size errors in lines (1-bit images)

I have 1000 1-bit images that feature lines of ~20 pixels width. However, there are sometimes small 1-pixel holes and frayed bits which create an issue when I vectorize the lines in a Geographic ...
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Increasing pixel density for photos to be used in a photobook

Due to a camera issue I have ended up with a series of photos that have come out 640 x 480 (at 72 DPI). I was wondering if there is a good way to increase the pixel size or density in Affinity photo ...
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How to make a pixel perfect adjustable outlined circle in Photoshop and also Illustrator, like, the one that Microsoft Paint has, as example?

How to make a pixel perfect adjustable outlined circle (with a simple tool so the circle can be readjusted and newly calculated later) in Photoshop and also Illustrator, like, the one that Microsoft ...
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Pixel perfect icons, how to

I use Inkscape to create icons. And I see that Font Awesome talks about their icons being pixel perfect. I like the idea and always tried to do the same with the default canvas which is A4. But when I ...
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Why does this logo not have blurry edges even when zoomed?

The logo at bottom don't have much blurry edges. All horizontal and vertical lines are crisp, even when zoomed 200%. (You can try it after opening in MS Paint or Windows photo viewer and similar ...
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Gimp won't let me select the pencil tool

I am creating an image with Gimp but the pencil won't show up. I looked in the manual for the keyboard shortcut and it didn't show it. I tried to open the toolbox and I wouldn't open. I need to open ...
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Resize diagonal lines

I have a picture made of lots of diagonal line (45°) with a width of 1-2 pixels. Now I have to resize this image and make it four times bigger than the original. The problem is that now every pixel ...
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How to not get pixel/serrated edges for a logo exported from Inkscape?

I created my logo with Inkscape so it's format SVG, on Inkscape when I zoom in it does not pixel. But when I zoom in on the png file exported, the edges/strokes are not smooth, are serrated, pixel... ...
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How do you replace pixel color on all channels including alpha in GIMP?

I'm trying to edit a simple theme icon, which has full RGB colors and variable transparency in different places. I also know what color and alpha values specific pixels should have, and want to set ...
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Setting default units of measure for new documents in Photoshop

Is there a way to set pixels and pixels per inch as the default units of measure and resolution when creating a new document in Photoshop? It's strange that Adobe chose centimeters as the default as ...
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Novice question about a photo that I'd like to print. Original is 72ppi (2448 x 3264 pixels)

I am an artist and I have a number of photos of my paintings or other subjects that I'd like to be able to make prints of and sell. Obviously what I print has to be the best quality print I can get ...
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SVG pixelated on small sizes

I'm using this custom size 64*64 plus icon svg as zoom icon in my website. As you can see, it's pixelated. Specially the white border. Don't know why. Because it's svg it suppose to looks sharp right? ...
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Making a transparent pixel color to white in Photoshop

I am saving a PNG in photoshop with a transparent background. When I export the image as PNG, each pixel of the "transparent" part has an alpha value of 0, but in the program that I am using (game ...
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Is there any software that can make drawing transitions for us?

I want to start a 2d game containing pixel sprite as characters. To make a walking animation, I know I need to simultanously put different sprite to make it seem like he walk and I can make it more or ...
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How to create pixelated graphics like these examples?

I've been noticing a lot of really nice, blocky, pixelated images used in design projects in recent years and just wondering if anyone has any suggestions on how to create similar effects? So far the ...
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Can not fill or paint on layers in Gimp [closed]

I am working on an image in gimp that has multiple layers. I just added a new layer, and am now observing some odd behavior. I have three layers, A , B , C. C is the newly created layer. For some ...
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Image Manipulation Software That Is Extendable With Custom Filters

Is there any raster graphics editor which can do the standard things, like rasterizing fonts, drawing shapes, working with layers, etc. but is also easy to extend with custom 'filters' (i.e. ...
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does viewing photos on monitors with different resolutions affect their print quality?

Let's say I have a photo that is 1000 x 1000 pixels and I use two different monitors to visualize this photo, one with 1920 x 1080 pixels and the second with 640 x 480 pixels. I assume that all pixels ...
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making sharp pixel perfect curves in illustrator

I'm trying to export a vector graphic to a png with full transparent alpha channel but i noticed that all around the edge of the curves the pixels are blended semi tranparent. I need full opaque cut ...
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Improving a photo's quality using gimp

I have this image which is already of poor quality for an image on AO paper. I was trying to sharpen the image but it doesnt help. I have no expertise in image editing so it was quite frustrating for ...
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How to smooth out a pixelated image before printing?

I have a bunch of images such as this one that are completely pixelated, and I my friend wants to make large prints to hang in her house. How can I smooth these out so they will not appear pixelated? ...
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why have odd numbers of logical pixels in an inch, such as ppi of 96?

I was just looking up the definition of pixel coordinates for the flutter framework. You specify sizes in logical pixels. There are 96 logical pixels in an inch, which translates to roughly 38 pixels ...
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How to enlarge an image without anti-aliasing (using free software)?

I have a 30×30 image, and I resize it to 60×60. All the original pixels now blur into each other due to anti-aliasing. Is there a way to resize the image but keeping the pixelated look, e.g., 1 black ...
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Copy/Paste a selection from Photoshop to Illustrator "round" pixels

I'm copy from Photoshop CS6 this selection: Which is exactly 16x50 pixels, correctly snapped with grid. Once I paste in Illustrator CC 2019, it round both pixel sizes and grid position: Why 15,...
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What stroke width Instagram is using for its icons and how to get same results?

I'm designing on Illustrator icons for a new app, when I use 1px stroke and preview on mobile they look very thin and when I use 2px stroke they look a bit bold while Instagram icons look and feel ...
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Create grid in Photoshop CS6 for pixel art?

I'm a Photoshop amateur and I'm trying to make some pixel art. It'd be way easier if I had a grid as a separate layer or tool, that I can fill square after square and then remove the grid without ...
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inkscape - how to remove contour when exporting to png?

the inkscape I configured it in this way now I select the figure that I want to export I use the filter to pixelate and to export use this option But there is a transparent outline ("in the image ...
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Any way to create an image from pixel settings?

Meaning if I were to provide coordinates and a colour for each individual pixel e.g.(7,12, #767963), specify a pixel size for the entire canvas, can I make a picture from it? Which program has this ...
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Does anyone know how this kind of pixelated type is created?

Does anyone know how this type is created? Not sure what it would be called, pixelated? Been noticing it in a lot of posters
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Size of the pixel in world units

I am working on 3d max 2019 and I am facing a problem which is knowing the size of the pixel in world units of the images acquired from a free camera or physical camera in 3d max 2019. These ...
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How to export Illustrator files as PDFs so that Illustrator's pixel measurements match the pixels in the exported file?

The gray navbar shown in the Illustrator file below is 70 pixels high, in Illustrator: However when exported as a PDF, viewed at 100% size, it becomes 108 pixels high: How can I export it as a PDF (...
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Junior Designer - Struggling with iOS icon sizes

I have been assigned the task of exporting iOS icons for an app that my office is developing. I have never done this and I am struggling with the workflow and getting pixel perfect icons. I am ...