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Pictures that change when selected

Some 20 years ago there was a fad to use pictures that changed when the user pressed Ctrl+A in their browser. There were even special programs that could create such changeable image from two source ...
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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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Changing Keyboard Increment to 0.5px or less in Illustrator CC 2017?

Has anyone experienced issues changing their 'Keyboard Increments' to below 1px (in AI preferences)? I haven't been able to change this to anything below 1px, 1mm, etc. I would like to set it to .5mm. ...
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When placing an Illustrator file in a Photoshop document, how do I get my artwork to be pixel-pefect?

Setup: I have 4 Ai files which are going to be individually exported as PNGs. Some parts of the images have curves, while others are straight lines. Before exporting, I click "make pixel perfect" to ...
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Problem with Grids,Alignment

I noticed something strange with Photoshop...I have an object and I want to align it lets say at X position: 1280! I set exactly that number and then all of a sudden it becomes 1280.50 px! I know .5 ...
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Cannot Even Find the Align to Pixel Grid Option in Illustrator! [duplicate]

I have a very annoying problem with alignments in Adobe Illustrator: my paths can move only on pixel grid and, so, it's very hard to align them to each others: I've read all recommendations how to ...
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Sketch: Pixel grid behaviour

Ok, so I want to create an outline-icon. Therefore I made a rectangle and chose to have my border centred, so that round corners are actually round on both sides. In order for it to be pixel-perfect, ...
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How to get the top left x y coordinate of a text element in AI?

It's super easy to see the x,y coordinates for an image element, but for text, it's not the same. On an image, When I click it using the Selection tool, it makes a highlighted border around the image....
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Issues with inaccurate snapping and line weights

This question is in two parts. First, I'm having trouble with line weights below 1 pt. I scaled a drawing with multiple lines and shapes, most of the strokes scaled to .1pt but the stroke on two ...
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How to delete the grid in pixel art - Illustrator

I'm doing pixel art with grid tool, but when i save with pdf, i still see the grid. How i delete the grid?
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Positioning guides between pixels in Illustrator

Is it possible to create a guide between two pixels? I know that I can create a shape and position freely (independent of the pixel grid), and then I can transform that shape into guides, and in that ...
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GIMP 2.8.16, weird bug cursor aligning to grid, windows 7 [closed]

Whenever I am trying to draw/paint in gimp my cursor seems to be snapping to every other pixel or two? Brush size of 4px, I would like it to be smooth when I draw. I should note, this only appears ...
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Illustrator clipping mask leaves an outline

This question has already been asked a couple times: here and here*. Those question's answers do not satisfy me, however, and I think it is a slightly different issue. Besides, I'm using Illustrator ...
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Pasting shape path from file with different grid setting results in pasting previous grid

I am attempting to paste a shape path from an SVG with an SVG file with different grid settings into an another illustrator ai file. When I do this, I get a copy of the grid from the old file along ...
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Adobe Photoshop 6.0 - Can you see the EXACT pixel position?

Got a little question. I'm using an older Photoshop and I apologize for that but I have to make due with what I have. In Paint Shop Pro, you can click into an image and the exact pixel coordinate ...
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Remove white grid lines when zoomed in Photoshop

I'm working on a game with lots of precise pixel artwork, and I need to be zoomed in on my work 24/7. Recently I switched to a Mac computer and this version of Photoshop automatically creates an ...
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Saving AI to svg

I created some art with a Rectangular grid tool. I created the shape, converted to a live paint and started my pixel art. As I was done I tried to save it to SVG but when you open the image, it ...
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Photoshop CS6. Disable pixel grid appearance when selecting pixels

Is it possible, to disable appearance of pixel grid, when selecting pixels (e.g. use of region selection, magic wand, lasso and other selection tools)? I'm work with pixel art, and I always turn this ...
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Set preview mode to pixels in illustrator after the fact?

How can I set the preview mode in an illustrator document to pixel instead of default after the fact? If it is not possible, what would be a good workaround?
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Illustrator CC: Turn off align objects to pixel grid

I have inadvertently created an illustration with the align new objects to pixel grid turned on (not sure why it was on, I did not know or ever turn it on) and want to now scale the image. When I ...