Questions tagged [resize]

Questions about the action of resizing, a transformation that either enlarges or shrinks an object. Ask anything about resizing graphics in a graphic design software.

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How to resize a broad image with GIMP?

I use GIMP 2.10.32 and I have a large broad image of about 1600px width X 1000px height and I need to resize it to about 160px width X 100px height. How to resize a broad image with GIMP? I think ...
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Aligning a pattern to connect in Illustrator

So I have been trying to search it on different platforms, but there is no answer to it. And I am sorry if I am not using the right search terms. I am creating a 23.5 cm × 4.5 cm sticker in ...
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How do output a long vertical file for behance?

I was wondering how do people output high quality presentations that are extremely vertically long for Behance. I tried doing it in Illustrator, but the entire canvas wasn't large enough to ...
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What does the default 72x72 resolution mean?

When I check the properties of a photo, the resolution is shown as 72x72 most of the time: But as far as I know, the resolution depends on the image dimensions (5184×3456 in this case) and also the ...
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Does image quality reduce everytime I scale an image up and down using transform tool in Photoshop cc?

I don't use photoshop often but am not clear on image resizing. I am wanting to make a photo collage of images similar to the below. I will need to play around with scale a bit using the transform ...
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Why does non-proportional scaling cause a problem on a printing press?

I'm in prepress and for a long time I have know that it is a no-no to have images non-proportionally scaled but no one has ever explained why? Does it error out when it gets to the RIP? What is the ...
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When working in an AI file at 1/6th scale, will raster images in the document maintain their native quality when scaling up to full size?

I'm designing a 36"x48" poster in Adobe Illustrator and I want to work at 1/6th scale to keep file size low. I have to include raster images as part of this project. Working at 1/6th scale ...
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Illustrator: How to scale shapes to exact dimensions including stroke?

Is there a way to scale the combined size of the fill and the stroke to certain dimensions without affecting the thickness of the stroke?
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Vector graphic and stroke thickness for logo design

I want to design a logo that consists of a single word. I already know that word and I also know how I'd like it to look. That is, I don't want to use a commonly available font, but instead draw it as ...
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Graphic Design brochure [closed]

I want to design a brochure-like the image and I don't know what size I will use in adobe InDesign ??
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Select multiple anchor object in text frame InDesign CC

Is there a way to select multiple anchored images within a text frame? I am just wanting to scale down these 3 circles and am wanting to scale them simultaneously so that they are all the same. I am ...
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How do I change the width of a line with the none shape applied?

I've only created one other image before, and that one seemed to go pretty smoothly. Since I started this second project, however, I've found that I can't scale the default line thickness if I'm ...
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How do I change the width of a line with the none shape applied? [duplicate]

I've only created one other image before, and that one seemed to go pretty smoothly. Since I started this second project, however, I've found that I can't scale the default line thickness if I'm ...
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Resizing multiple objects with cursor? [Illustrator]

Does anyone know about a way within Illustrator (or a script from outside it) that could allow a user to manually, with a cursor resize multiple objects at the same time, while maintaining their ...
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Printed outcome is larger than what was set in Photoshop

I am thinking to print out a photo with words edited in using Photoshop however I noticed that the output is slightly larger than what was set in the dimensions. I tried printing directly from ...
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Scale an object to real dimensions using a reference line

I have a reference line retrieved from a raster image in the background that I know in real life measures 10 mm (l_ref). I want to scale the whole picture so that everything has real dimensions. I use ...
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Why shearing multiplying by y? [closed]

We know that shear is transformation that distorts the shape of the object. Shear relative to X-axis that is y=0 line can be written as: x′=x+shx.y, y′=y.My question is why shx is multiplying by y,why ...
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Resize/modify Arrows in Gimp

I have added the arrow.scm script to Gimp and can create arrows to my liking. I want to use arrows on my documentation which point to buttons, switches etc. so sometimes need to adjust the arrows at a ...
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Printing multiple pictures

Maybe this question is too basic to ask here, but I googled it, and did not get my answer. I have 15 images, each of different dimensions. All are portrait images (height>width). I want to make ...
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How do I resize line segments of a larger object to absolute values?

I know in most CAD programs, you when you have a ruler/measurement tool, you can just click the measurement, type in a number, and the segment will resize (and if you lock proportions, the entire ...
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How to achieve this scaling/rotate effect in illustrator?

Does anyone know how to achieve this effect in illustrator? I've tried looking for tutorials and plugins but the spacing is imperfect. Any help is appreciated! Thanks!
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Shrink group of shapes by absolute size in Inkscape

I have few different shapes (mostly rounded rectangle) imported from SVG. I need to shrink them by an absolute amount for example 1 mm, without changing their location. Basically I want something like ...
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Batch convert folder with various size PNG images to 16x16 PNG

Is there any tools/method available in either Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop or any other tool that can batch convert a folder with PNG images of multiple sizes to PNG images of 16x16 pixels? Thanks for ...
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Indesign: can't get rid of padding on Auto Resized text boxed

I auto resized a text box to "height only", but is still has a little white space between the bottom of the text and the bottom of the box. The inset spacing is all set to zero. Any ideas as ...
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Prevent Illustrator from altering the glyph width

When the textbox in Illustrator is changed using the picot points the glyphs are not altered at all and the text is retypeset according to new bounds. When the same textbox is chaged using the ...
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Resize wallpaper to desired size without changing the aspect-ratio

I want an image of size 4551x8001 px to turn into 16:9 format, i thought scaling would work, but it just stretches the image. How can achieve this? Changing the size leads to the gray boxes ...
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How to convert shape to Bezier curves in Illustrator?

If I draw rounded rectangle and rescale it it will change non-uniformly. This is because it is not Bezier curve, but some algorithmic shape. How to convert it to Bezier curve? (There was such command ...
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An Adobe Illustrator file was saved as PNG for a Facebook cover image

The artboard is 360 by 360 pixels, export as PNG at 72 ppi and Facebook says the image is too small, please use another... Export the same file at 300 ppi and Facebook blows up image and it doesn't ...
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How can I resize a group of images with reference to their center? [duplicate]

I have a group of a few hundred objects in specific locations, and they are all slightly too small. I would like to resize all of them at once. However, resizing the whole group drags the items out of ...
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Scaling Image Down in GIMP Destroys Quality

I have a 6000 x 6000 pixel scan of artwork that I need to scale down to about 1180 x 1180 pixels to be printed. However, no matter how I scale down this piece of art, the quality is substantially ...
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Is it better to resize an image by minus 10% or by minus 50%?

I need to draw an illustration in Photoshop that will be used as a book cover both for the hardcover and the paperback edition. The hardback edition is 22 cm (2598 px at 300 dpi) high, the paperback ...
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PNG image ok on Photoshop but looks really weird on the web

I am trying to add a header to our website using a PNG file. The original image is of a cushion and has a transparent background which I need to keep as the background of the website has a colour. I ...
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How to maintain a high resolution image when uploading to social media?

Do I just 2x the size of the file while maintaining it's ratio? Like lets say I want to upload a high res image to instagram? What do I have to do to maintain a very high res image?
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How can I Resize GIF Banner for Google Ads?

I have the following animation which is simple shapes and colors, no gradients or images. But i cannot resize it under 150 k (Google limit) Any suggestions? Thank you
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Resizing for print

Does every image included need to be 300 dpi. It seems to make everything big and when resized it looks pixelated. I'm more used to Photoshop than In Design and all my images are originally photoshop.
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How to alter all images in Photoshop by a size factor

I have a folder of greyscale images that are of random objects on a white background. Essentially I need to reduce the size of every image - pixel-wise - by a factor of 1.51. Specifically, I need to ...
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Why does my vector shrinks in height and width when opened in Illustrator? Like 30cm length becomes 30mm

Hello so I had been sent an Illustrator file thru Gdrive to edit, it is a sewing pattern so it's just made up of different types of lines and a few texts. I send the file back and when they checked ...
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How to shrink parts of a vector image in either Inkscape and/or Illustrator CS6?

Lets assume I have an .svg/.eps/.ai file like this (viewed in Inkscape): What I want to do now is to shrink those ears to half of the size while they should still stay in their position on the head. ...
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Pasting objects from illustrator to photoshop not matching

I have been dealing with this issue for a while. I have found some work arounds to get around the problem but It is very inconvenient. If I create the same size document (pixels) in illustrator and ...
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Wrong Figma scale on 4K monitor

I have a Win10 on 3840×2160 screen with 200% system scale. Working in Figma I have all the designs shown noticeably larger so I got original size at 90% zoom level. The same situation is in ...
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Image retain proportions as it scales down using XD responsive resize

I'm having this recurring issue with XD where i want to resize a group of elements where one element is an image, without changing the proportions of the image which needs to remain 16:9. In this ...
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Why is browser-resized image crispy and manually-resized image blurry?

I've come across this problem several times now and I can't really understand what causes it; my background is in Wordpress, not really in computer graphics. I have a big initial image, say 1500x1017 ...
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upscale but keep pixilation

I want to keep the quality of my image low! I'm asking here because all my searches have answered the opposite of my question. To simplify: I've drawn a 60-something x 60-something pixel circle in ...
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Best /fastest way to resize a 130-page photobook in InDesign?

I've got a photobook layout in InDesign that's 12" x 8.5" — very little text, almost entirely photos. The photos are laid out in a lot of different ways in the book; some are full page, some ...
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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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Enlarging a Tiff File

I have no experience with Tiff files so I am hopeful you will forgive me. I am interested in trying to enlarge a print to canvas. The current Tiff file is 8205 x 5426px (27.4" X 18.3" @ 300 ...
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How do I convert my design from a rectange to a different shaped template before printing?

Client asked me to prepare a rectangular design for their new stubby coolers. After the design was approved, they have decided to add a second option for schooners. I am not sure how to go about ...
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Can someone resize this image so it is not blury in insta pfp

Please Resize image so not blury in insta pfp
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batch clipping of solid-color top/bottom stripes in photoshop

I have a set of 1000 maps with differing height/width ratio which I export to a fixed frames of 16000x11000 pixels. As a result, the new images have stripes of differing width at the top and the ...
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Selection rectangle is not aligned with horizontal and vertical axes anymore in Illustrator

I was wishing to resize my triangled shape horizontally, but suddenly found it is not aligned anymore: If I resize it, it obviously resizes not horizontally. How did I do this :) and how to exist ...
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