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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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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 ...
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150 meter Illustrator artwork

My client needs a seamless pattern of 150 meter with each objects are at a size of 25 cm. I mean 25 cm flower in a 150 meter pattern. So approximately 600*600=360000 flowers.Illustrator is just ...
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How to Make my Editing Software Display Images at the Same Size as the Web?

I bought a new high DPI Microsoft Surface with 216 DPI, and the images are too small on the screen! I need to upload screenshots that are 550 px. But while editing/resizing/cropping them in MSPaint, ...
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Is there a standard size for smart phone wallpaper?

There are too many smart phones and sizes, I have to create a lock screen for a client but dont know what size I should be designing, is there a standard size that applies to all? instead of creating ...
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Difference between Cropping, Scaling, Resizing & Changing Aspect Ration of an Image?

I am too confused in understanding different terms used with sizing of an image. What is the difference between: Cropping an image Resizing an image Scaling an image Changing Aspect-ratio of an image ...
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High Resolution Images

Is it at all possible to turn a low res image of 3" x 5" inches to a high res image of 32" x 81" inches?
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Reducing size of TIFF file without losing quality

I have four TIFF images each ~20Mb (around 75000px by 45000 px). I want to import all four in Illustrator, color them in CMYK (weird that Illustrator shows they are around 800px by 500px) then press ...
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A good downscaling algorithm for bitmap fonts (text)

I have an idea, that I can have a font size like 16×32, then downscale it for various sizes. Unfortunately, a downscaling algorithm has to be picked, and bilinear leads to some inconsistency: At the ...
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How to paste an image in Sketch application such that bitmap image fits the artboard not the artboard fits the image

It would be really helpful as many times I paste an image in the sketch application (on Mac), I have to resize the image. Is there anyway I can fit it to the artboard?
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“Unable to set bounding box” in InDesign

Using InDesign CC 2015, I copied a diagram (consisting of some simple vector artwork and text frames, grouped) from one InDesign document into a text frame in another. I used the Transform -> Scale ...
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should i use low width and height instead of paper size [duplicate]

I have to do poster 7 feet X 3 feet poster. but i create new page with this size the file size is too large and my computer is slowing to edit photoshop. should i do with 7 inches and 3 inches with ...
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Images imported to Adobe Illustrator get resized in smaller dimensions than original

Why is it everytime I import an image into Illustrator CC 2018 the image becomes smaller than the original dimensions? For example, I drag and drop an image of 900x701 but once imported in ...
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Low resolution display ad is blurry

I design sales advertisements for low resolution outdoor video displays, for example 180 pixels by 126 pixels size. The actual sign is more like 8ft tall, but from afar it looks small. When I save ...
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Improving image quality [closed]

I have an image (It is 474 x 162 px) and was asked to send it in the following formats. However, I have no design software and use Canva. I put in custom dimensions for 1200x628, 1200x1200, etc. and ...
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Script to resize InDesign page to fit content

I'm wanting to use ExtendScript javascript to loop through each page of an Adobe InDesign document and change the size of the page to match the visible bounds of all the objects on that page. I'll ...
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Photoshop adding border on saving to a JPG image

I don't know why but, when I save a Photoshop file it automatically changes the file size and adds a white padding on the top and bottom of the image: see a screen recording how this is happening here:...
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Adjustable nested symbols in Sketch

Is it possible to create nested symbols that are adjustable when we choose "none" status? I'm looking for a way to make the symbol disappear and other symbols would move to adjust the space between ...
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How can I Rotate and scale at the same time (both together) in Illustrator?

In Corel Draw when you double-click on objects and press shift key, you can do rotate and scale both together. and if you repeat this action you can make some parametric design. how can I do this ...
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Easiest way to transfer photoshop project to another (smaller) canvas?

So I don't know too much about Photoshop. I was tasked with making two mockups, one 1600 x 600 px and the other 400 x 300 px. So, I've finished the larger one and was wondering how to transfer it to ...
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SketchUP: How to to resize only one dimension of the model and leave others as is

I am somewhat new to sketchup - I have used it for just simple woodworking. I have a problem with this model. My research says this should be very easy. I want to resize the short side from 1' 11 9/...
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Resize a JPEG to a specific file size in Photoshop?

Is there a way in PS to resize .jpeg files to a specific file size, like 150mb, by setting the exact file size? When I save a .jpeg, I don't see any way to know what file size PS is savaing or change ...
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Image that looks completely different when resized

Is it possible to design an image that looks completely (or at least very) different when resized to a given (fixed) size? This would be similar to the technique in Image that looks different on ...
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Batch resize images with different background colors

My goal is to achieve the following: Batch resize images with different background colors I already use Photoshop to batch process and center (horizontal and vertical align) 2000 different images ...
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Matching logo sizes [duplicate]

When you're designing a document and you have to place a bunch of logo endorsements in the document, how do you make all the logos seem the same size? Is there a more mathematical or scientific way ...
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Restore quality of image after reducing and restoring it's size

I have lost the original of my photo, which was about 500x500 pixels, JPG. The only one survived copy is 200x200 pixels. So, I want to enlarge it back to original size, and obviously, the main problem ...