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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Photoshop's “print size” is still not accurate despite changed settings (Photoshop won't use decimals?)

Lengthy story here but in short, I followed some tutorials saying that to get an accurate size of your file in Photoshop when using the "print size" option, you divide your screen's current pixel size ...
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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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How to replace N group with a new one?

I have this situation, where each Slider + Port is a group: Now, Unfortunately I've make the Slider too high. So I need to resize the Height of each (without touch the rest). Is it possible to ...
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Why is the same image being scaled differently by photoshop and Gimp

Heyo, I'm learning web optimization. I needed to scale a large image down from over a thousand pixels... ...to 51x72 pixels. I used GIMP, and simply changed the resolution to 72 ppi (naturally, no ...
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Photoshop CS5 actions resizing watermark suddenly not working correctly on Windows 7

I have tried to make a Photoshop action of placing a watermark into some photos, without any coding, simply by recording the action. I have done this before and it worked, but I recently and suddenly, ...
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Resize before convert or convert before resize?

Is it better to resize an image before converting it from png to jpg, or to convert it before resizing it? Same for cropping instead of resizing (but I guess that cropping before or after makes no ...
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how to make one image that is compatible with the international Paper Size (ISO) file for printing: 5“x7”, A5, A4, A3, A2, A1, 50x70 cm

how to make one image that is compatible with the international Paper Size (ISO) file for printing: 5"x7", A5, A4, A3, A2, A1, 50x70 cm
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Resize part of image in GIMP

I have a photo that is 15360x5079 pixels. I want to load it into Marzipano, to make a panorama, but it requires that the file be in 1:2 aspect ratio. So the final height needs to be 7680 pixels. The ...
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Adjusting pixel density to compensate for a smaller image

I'm trying to increase the pixel density of an image so that when I shrink it, the image will keep the same resolution, except the pixels themselves are smaller. Its current dimensions are 1024x512 ...
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Resizing object distorts it (Illustrator CC 2018)

after resizing I've tried turning off snap to pixel as suggested by someone in a similar thread but it didn't work. Does anyone know how I can resize this without messing up all the lines?
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Upsampling Image for poster print

I'm looking to upscale the attached image so I can print it on a 90cm by 60cm canvas (36in x 24 in roughly). If I want the image to have 240 pixels per inch (is this too much?) Id have to get the ...
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Sketch export options with a different ratio

My issue is Sketch only lets you define a width, a height or a % of the original artboard (or slice) dimensions. is there any way to give it exact pixel dimensions for both height and width? if not ...
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Layer doesn't resize properly

I'm having problems figuring out why my layer does not resize to match the dimensions of the source layer. I set signatureLayer equal to the layer named "signature" and pass it and the layer I want ...
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How to resize the background canvas size to the size of the layer in Gimp

How to reduce the background canvas size to the layer size. I used Image > Fit canvas to layers but it does not do this. In Fireworks there was a button named Fit To Canvas for doing this. I ...
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Scale proportionally in Adobe apps without shift key?

I'm using adobe illustrator (and indesign and photoshop) on a surface book windows laptop, which allows you to use the full version of Illustrator on the detached screen, which acts as a tablet ...
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How Do I Easily Resize Vector Layers Against Grids?

I am designing vector logos in Photoshop and need them to look sharp in 5 different print sizes. What I'm currently doing, is designing the logos in the largest print size first and then: Putting ...
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Inkscape: Replace objects with original size

Is there a way to replace objects of the canvas by another respecting the proportions? For example, in my drawing I have many rectangles of different sizes and I want to replace them with another ...
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Why Is Image Exporting At Larger Dimensions Than In Illustrator File?

This does not make sense to me. I have an Illustrator file and the shape is about 245 x 210 px on the artboard: I then export this image as a transparent png, using the artboard: But after it's ...
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Affinity Designer: How do I make textframes scale with the artboard if I scale by an exact value?

When scaling artboards "by hand" with the "scale handle", the font-size of textframes changes as expected. However if I use the transform dialogue to enter an exact value I want the artboard to scale ...
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How to retain raster image integrity at smaller sizes, with Adobe Illustrator?

Whenever I export my assets/artboards in PNG format, the actual output (the PNG file) is noticeably pixelated. I don't expect it to be scalable in the same way as an SVG or PDF, but I did expect it to ...
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When will quality be lost when increasing design size % or size wise? [closed]

I want to at least double design size from 6in to 6in to about 12in by 12in. I am using a raster program and ttf fonts which the max size is 2000 pt = 6in by 6in. Can it be done in the raster program ...
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How to decrease size of smart object in Photoshop

I downloaded a website showcase mockup, which uses smart objects for the screen layers of a monitor and a smartphone to make it easier to place designs. I need to decrease the size of the smartphone ...
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Photoshop: Can I save a list of fixed ratios for future use?

When using Photoshop, I often use the Fixed Ratio selection tool to create images with exact sizes, for Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Featured Images, etc. I've been looking for a way (or plugin) to make ...
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Resizing text and Images

I am designing a logo in PowerPoint with some text and a picture on top. How do I make the text and Image resize properly? Currently, the picture moves position when I change the size. All objects ...
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Converting Images with High DPI and Low Pixels to Low DPI and High Pixels

I'm currently in the process of making an interactive map. From previous knowledge I learned that it was all about pixel count so that the map could cover a large area. This map needs to cover an area ...
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Is there a way to resize the dimensions of multiple APNG files at once?

I have about 40 APNG (animated PNG) files that are each 618 by 618 pixels. I would like to convert them all at once to 408 by 408 pixels, while keeping the same animation, frame duration, transparency,...
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Precisely resize editable text in Illustrator

I want to be able to resize editable text (to a precise numerical value) but it goes by the bounding box, which is slightly larger than the text is. The only way to reduce the bounding box on editable ...
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How to scale only a bottom side of image?

How to scale only a bottom side of image? I made a photo of picture with distortion between top and bottom sides. I want to scale or resize only one bottom side to remove distortion. What means could ...
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How to make a Portrait image fit inside a Landscape

I need the image size to be 960x X 960x but the photo I have is portrait instead of landscape. I have attached the pic, as you can see, the sides are transparent currently but I need it to be covered ...
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Can Illustrator display more accurate (character) information on scaled text?

I've been working in Illustrator files left behind by the old designer. It looks like a lot of the text has been scaled, however Illustrator still shows this text as being the size it was before with ...
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Resizing shapes using an absolute value in Illustrator

I want to clone and resize a bunch of the same shape. I want them to all be X smaller/bigger than the previous shape, where X = absolute value (not a relative percentage). Currently, I can only find ...
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Gimp - scale object with ignoring transparent layer border

I create simple example and try scale yellow rectangle: The yellow rectangle is obtained by duplicating the green. Moved and filled with pattern.. When I press the Shift+S (Scale), I expect that ...
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Illustrator: How to stretch or resize multiple objects relative to each other

#1. Original Illustration The grey circles are ~ 15 × 15 pt. #2. Scaled Together The grey circles are resized to ~ 25 × 25 pt. They're all selected or grouped together, and values collectively ...
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GIMP: if change size of something in layer beyond the canvas size, how do you change canvas size to match the new larger size?

I take a graphic into gimp (so one layer), and canvas and layer size match. Then I do a transformation on the graphic (in this case filters->distorts->curve-bend), that results in it going beyond the ...
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cmyk image resize/shrink TIFF file/add registration marks

New to the forum and graphic design. I am a veteran screen printer. I've recently gone into business for myself and am having the hardest time hiring freelance graphic designers. I've recently ...
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Illustrator: How to scale precisely to a specific (off-screen) reference point?

In Illustrator is there a way to precisely scale to a pivot point or "reference point" that is off the screen? I mean when you want to zoom in somewhere far away from where you set that point and then ...
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How to increase or decrease a path and keep the value of the stroke

If I draw a path with a stroke (e.g. 3pt) and then want to scale it down to fit, the line value stays the same, how do I scale it up/down and have the stroke adjust automatically?
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How to resize a layer in GIMP keeping the layer transparent while resizing?

For some reason every time I start resizing a layer gimp turns the opacity back to 100, how can I resize a layer so that it stays at it's opacity while I'm in resizing mode? Actually the same ...
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Cannot change aspect ratio of embedded raster image after PDF import

I imported a figure from PDF (generated from Latex) into Inkscape as SVG for final editing. After import the raster-image does not fit the axis anymore. This would not be an issue, but for some ...
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How perfectly scale and produce different sizes of icon without losing the quality in Illustrator

I already have sketch icon converted in svg, eps and ai files. And I wanted to produce different specific sizes for mobile app design. How would I properly scale an Icon?
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How to batch resize an image and create multiple sizes (with Photoshop)?

I want to batch resize an image in multiple sizes with Photoshop. The sizes are most of the time the same so I would like to have profiles for a set of fixed sizes. Ideally I just need to open my ...
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Is there a software that rezises similar images to overlap

I was working on a graph theory presentation and I have a series of operations on the graphs that I am demonstrating, thus I have very small changes in the graphs, such as 1 node being deleted or ...
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inkscape keyboard shortcut for resize

What is the inkscape keyboard shortcut (no mouse drag) equivalent of Ctrl+mouse drag to resize an object? I am trying to resize 2 objects by same factor. However with mouse it is difficult to know ...
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How to enlarge and then, split an image?

I would greatly appreciate if you could let me know how to enlarge the following image and then split it into 2 parts in order to be printable on a A4 paper. Sorry, I uploaded it here because it is a ...
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Resizing Photoshop CS6 from 30“ Cinema display to 21” iMac (OS 10.8.5) [closed]

I am using old Photoshop CS6 on 21" iMac (OS 10.8.5) with 30" Cinema display. When I take only my iMac on a trip, if I had Photoshop sized for the 30" display, the bottom right of the workspace runs ...
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Resize an element of sketch-app symbol without detaching

I use sketch 51.1 and have a symbol like this: I want to resize it in these three ways: is it a way to resize a single symbol in three different ways without detaching it? If not, what is the best ...
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Inkscape proportional resizing based on “part” of an image

Using Inkscape and wanting to proportionately resize a grouped object based on an included part of the object. For example I have an image with an outline of something. Within that image is a simple ...
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In Gimp, how to replace an image with the same dimensions and position?

I have got a Layer in Gimp with an image that I manually scaled down, many times I want to just replace that image with a different image file but with exactly the same coordinates and size. Basically ...
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Resizing a square image to a rectangle with a fixed aspect ratio [duplicate]

I have a very large batch of images that I need to resize. I am new to Photoshop (have used Elements for years) and I am unsure how to do this. Basically, all the images are currently 2000 x 2000. ...
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Resizing image 'arbitrarily'

I'm trying to resize a bunch of images (see below) for use in an educational resource (university outreach). Because of the way the images are generated (unavoidably), they are always 1024 x 768 px ...