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A piece of software that installs as an add-on to an existing app to give additional functionality.

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Is there an autosave feature in Adobe Illustrator?

Is there a way to retrieve your work after a crash, if you haven't saved for a while?
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Is there a “generate CSS/HTML” feature or plugin in Sketch app

I have found a script that does exactly that (generates CSS and HTML for the layers and offers an option of exporting those in % values) and cuts the work for the web-dev in half for Photoshop. Now I ...
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Photoshop: Animated PNG?

Photoshop CS5 doesn't seem to natively support saving image as APNG even tho few of the major browsers already support it. Are there any export plugins or such available for Photoshop?
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Similar plugin to GuideGuide for illustrator

I really like the GuideGuide plugin for Photoshop that really quickly allows you to setup guides. Is there something similar to this in illustrator ?
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How to export font information for a specific PSD file for use in writing CSS

I'm doing front-end dev, so this question comes from that perspective. When I receive a .psd I manually go through each font in the design, click on it, then use the character panel to get the font, ...
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Exporting multiple sizes in sketch. Saving it as defaults?

I'm trying to figure out the way to keep my export sizes and prefix names as default options, When I do it to mobile I have to create 7 diferents sizes and prefixes I design in @3x so I have to ...
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File backups for Photoshop

I've been working with Photoshop for a long time, and every once in a while I work on a file, sometimes in a rush, sometimes just being lazy.. what happens is that I end up ruining it. I save, go on ...
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Free plugin to create/display Photoshop measurement annotations

I found this plugin SpecKing that looks like it's just about exactly what I'm looking for, I haven't tried it out yet though because I was hoping to find a free, maybe even open source alternative.. ...
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Measure Path Length in Illustrator CC

I'm using Adobe Illustrator CC to create SVG for my web animations, but the only tedious process is finding the length of each path lines in the generated SVG. I tried Googling, but couldn't find ...
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How to quickly find all transparent objects in an artwork in Illustrator?

I have document with 15000 paths. I used a lot blending modes, blur effects and gradients with transparent nodes. I need to convert it to EPS. I found most of transparent objects, but over 50 more I'm ...
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In GIMP, how can I change one solid colors to multiple color variations?

I'm not really sure how to ask this in words, but I used to use a program along time ago that would change one solid color into multiple variations. Say I have a solid red square, but I want it to be ...
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Photoshop plugin to export visual hints on spacing, margins, width & height

Is it possible to produce such design hints (on elements padding, spacing, width, height) automatically in photoshop? Is there any plugin that can potentially do this?
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Adobe Illustrator: how to reset viewing angle with Astute Graphics plugins installed?

Everything on my artboard is rotated and don't know how to fix that. I've just installed Astute Graphics plugins and after 3 hours of using Illustrator, this is happening.
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HSL instead of HSB in Photoshop CC 2015

I'm a front end developer and I'm having issues with Photoshop. I have the HSB value in the Color Picker but I can't use it, because I need ligthness instead of brightness for CSS purposes. That's a ...
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How to make random dots in different sizes and spaces between the dots in Illustrator?

I am trying to make something similar to this? Obviously it's possible to make it manually piece by piece, but I am looking for some kind of automated feature in Illustrator to achieve this? Is this ...
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is there an easy way or photoshop plugin to distribute words in evenly spaced formation

I try to do it mostly with words but sometimes have to do it with other things too. How do you equally space out things automatically, I Know how to evenly distribute from the center of every layer/...
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How to apply grain texture effect in GIMP

I am trying to follow https://medium.com/google-design/salt-pepper-the-art-of-illustrating-texture-c962dc67cc35 to add material design effect to my project in GIMP. But the tutorial is specifically ...
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Keep one layer always on top of the rest?

Is there a script/plugin that could make one layer appear always on top? I am busy with a website design and I created some safe zones which I like to have on top at all times. However, now when I ...
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InDesign plug-in for random text variations in size and position

I'm trying to typeset a book with an "old" / "handmade" look, with little irregularities, shuffled up kerning and spacing, letters that are slightly unaligned, and so on. More or less like in this ...
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Construct ellipse from five points in Illustrator

It is known that we could construct an ellipse (or any other conic section) using five points. I've found a plugin for Inkscape that do that construction. But I want to solve this task in Illustrator. ...
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Is there a Photoshop plugin with additional transform resampling filters?

I'm from a VFX background (working with compositors) and I'm fairly new to Photoshop. I notice when performing transforms that there are only a few resampling options available (Nearest Neighbor, ...
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How to improve my workflow?

So I previously worked as freelance motiongraphics designer but it was almost impossible to get a full time position so I decided to look elsewhere within "design" circles. After a few months of try ...
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How can I optimize the color changes to resemble how objects look in the far distance?

I want to resemble how objects look in the far distance, so I need to shift the colors in the objects to some bluish tone where the farther the object the closer the color is to the one in the sky. At ...
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Can I have a “Live” Navigator in Photoshop CC?

I record my work by capturing the navigator on a second monitor at 1920x1080. This is much easier on the eye at 16x speed because the screen isn't shooting all over from zooms and panning. However, ...
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Gimp 2 Cogs and Gears shape

I'm new to using gimp 2 and so far I've been having fun using it~ I just want to ask if there's a way to add customized shapes in gimp 2. Specifically the cogs and gears shapes. I've tried google ...
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In Indesign, is there a way to delete all frames with a specific Object Style applied?

I need a plugin, or script that deletes frames with a specific applied style. Or if there is already a tool exists in Indesign please guide me there.
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How to convert a cylindrical pattern into a plane?

I have a single photo of a cylindrical object from an unfortunate point of view with an image printed on its side. Are there any utils or plugins to unwrap the texture of the cylinder in the photo ...
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Drawing symmetrical images

Does anyone know of any programs or plugins for photoshop (or gimp, even) to make drawing symmetrical images easier? I am especially looking for the ability to make multiple views, as in a two-surface,...
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Is there any InDesign extension that gives Sublime Text 2 like capabilities?

I've been working in Sublime Text 2 on my own time to learn web development. Now I'm laying out another book in InDesign and just dreaming of having some of Sublime Text 2's workflow. Does anyone know ...
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Embedding data in Illustrator objects

I'm trying to use illustrator to add string or numeric data to various elements (groups,paths, etc.) Is there a way to do this in Illustrator? With inkscape I can use the XML Editor, it's a bit ...
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Poser-like plugin to help with drawing human figure in Illustrator?

Is there a plugin that gives you a poser (human figure) to play with in Adobe Illustrator, sort of like the perspective grid tool but with an actual human you can rig and move the camera around? ...
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GIMP Clone using different size, rotation, reflection, perspective transforms?

Is there a plugin for GIMP to enable cloning with transforms (size, rotation, reflection and/or perspective) performed automatically? Currently, the only way I can see to do these things is to ...
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Inkscape - export presentation in PDF, plugin?

I want to ask you if you know about way or plugin for exporting slides made in Inkscape in PDF (yea, I don't like anything like PowerPoint)? I'm making them into seperate layers. Sozi and it's tool ...
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Looking for software, apps, plugins that will tile multiple images

I am looking to use 1000 images of different people and tile them in rows and columns. I tried using the Contact Sheet II feature in Photoshop but I get white gaps between the columns. I've looked ...
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Custom data inside IDML files

I’m looking for a way to inject custom data inside IDML files via scripting, but I’m not sure that it’s possible. The IDML specification states “IDML supports the inclusion of new scripting objects ...
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Illustrator plug-in to create artboards from Excel file

I am searching for Adobe Illustrator plug-in that can read data from a MS Excel file and create many artboards with text data from that file (one artboard per table row). Also it would be cool if I ...
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Sketch plugin to use images for borders?

I was looking around for a while, but can't find a solution for this. Essentially, I want to use an image for the border of a square, to ensure it stays consistent while resizing (very similar to ...
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How to create 9-patch images in gimp?

I would like to create nine-patch images for mobile and web. How can I do this in Gimp? Is there any plugin for creating nine-patch images in Gimp ?
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InDesign-like “Background Tasks” panel in Photoshop

Is there a plugin or something that supplies a InDesign-like "Background Tasks" panel to e.g. monitor the saving process of files? I'd like to be able to monitor this process when in fullscreen mode, ...
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Photoshop plugin to change hue/sat/val by holding a key and dragging mouse?

I'm a beginner digital painter and am looking for ways to make my process more fluid. Ideally I'd like a plugin that lets me change: Hue Saturation Brightness Brush size Brush opacity Brush hardness ...
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Plugin for creating noise / texture patterns?

I am looking for a plugin that will help me creating noise/texture patterns. I have included a few images for reference. Do anyone have some ideas in mind? Thanks.
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Photoshop: exact transform via 3 point selection

I need to exactly align maps of the same area. Because they come from different sources, they need to be scaled / slightly rotated / skewed to match the features. I can do it manually, but my work ...
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Color Value Shortcut

So I am looking for a special shortcut or plugin (in either Illustrator or Photoshop) to select a color and export a text version of the color values. For example... I select a green color, then ...
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How to keep Illustrator Scripts handy?

I have bunch of task which should be run simultaneously, but i have to click every time files > script > My scripts Is there any way to keep all script handly like other properties available on ...
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Saving smallest JPG possible with Photoshop

I wanted to know what the best way to save a JPG to be very small and still keep its quality as much as possible. I have 1200x1200 psd files that when I save them while keeping quality the jpg is ...
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Adding text layer with white background to image by using gimp python-fu

I want to add a variable text (file name) to a photo and fill the background with a color (white) so that the text is clearly visible. How can I conveniently fill the already created text layer e.g. ...
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Force kink-free paths

I want to model a railroad line by using paths from GIMP. Of course rail tracks cannot have any kinks. Therefore I have been adjusting the handles of each vertex to have the same angle: While that ...
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Gimp 2.10.12 not loading Python plugins

I recently installed Kubuntu 19.04 and installed the latest Gimp (v2.10.12) with apt. I moved my plugins into the folder ~/.config/GIMP/2.10/plug-ins and made sure the python files are set to be ...
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Is there a plugin to save/load button states?

I have many override settings in my button symbol. I want to customize button with these settings and save the state to use after. I am pretty shore I saw this kind of plugin some time ago but I can't ...
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Auto clean up of Text Styles in Sketch / Minimizing amount of styles

I am working within a sketch file that has 147 different varieties of text styles. Ranging from H1 all the way down to sub categories body text. Now some of them are very similar in style where a ...