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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 do I print this PDF with the A1 dimensions?

https://jordanm.co.uk/downloads/LifeCalendar.pdf I have to print the above PDF for an assignment. When I download the PDF and look at the properties, 420 × 594 mm (portrait) is stated. I want an A1 (...
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How to rescale an entire image in Adobe Illustrator (including artboards and hidden/locked layers)?

I have a series of scientific figures in Adobe Illustrator that were created at a width of 160 mm, with the positions of the graphics finalized on the art boards. I just received a notice saying the ...
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Quickly resize all artboards and objects on artboards to tablet size in Adobe XD

I have a project that has mobile designs which are for phones. I'm wondering if it's possible to quickly and programmatically resize all artboards and objects on the artboards to tablet size?
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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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How can I scale my image resolution to a different size in Krita?

In Microsoft Paint, I can simply press Ctrl+W to bring up the "Resize and Skew" popup to increase the resolution of my image. This is how that window looks in Microsoft Paint: How can I do ...
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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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I need to size this logo to 20" width and add bleed and crop marks. Please help!

I need to know how to resize the logo below to 20" width and then add crop and bleed marks so that I can send this to a printshop to be printed and cut out at the specified size.
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Illustrator: How to change stroke weight proportionally without scaling the objects?

I have a bunch of lineworks with different stroke weights. Is there a direct way to reduce/increase all stroke weights proportionally without changing the size of the objects? Thanks, Newton
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Ungrouping and then regrouping in Sketchup

Given a model with no grouping, it's easy to select all items from one side of the model and move them the same distance, together, as a group. The effect of this is to elongate the model, but ...
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Jpeg being resized when saving on Illustrator

I created a file on an artboard sized 4" x 2.5" however when I export it as a jpeg it resizes to 3.9" x 2.69". I am exporting at 72ppi with baseline optimized compression and Type ...
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From Raster to Vector

How do I convert a raster image (like JPG and PNG) into a vector one and back again without losing quality? Is it possible to resize a vector image without quality loss, and it is true for raster ones ...
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How can I make picture 2 to be of same width as picture 1 while keeping its proportions in Picture Collage Maker Pro?

I use Picture Collage Maker Pro on Windows 10. I have 2 pictures in my collage. How can make picture 2 to be of same width as picture 1 while keeping picture 2's proportions (i.e., proportionally ...
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How do I convert a one page PDF file into several smaller (8.5" by 11") pages?

There is a related question already posted here How to print a PDF with large pages onto multiple smaller sheets of paper? However, at the moment, we do not desire to print the picture out on paper....
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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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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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Scale down an image in GIMP without losing resolution

How do I scale down an image to a smaller size in GIMP without an unnecessary loss of resolution? I know that I am losing too much image resolution because when I downscale the same image using HTML ...
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Large format export

I am tasked with retouching a variety of decorations to be used across small and large format print (up to 2000H x 3000mm W). What would be the best export, resolution and size settings to use? I am ...
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Invision's Craft doesn't place high definition images in Sketch

I'm using Sketch and Invision's "Craft" plugin. If I want to place an image as a fill inside a rectangle I use Craft (which takes the images from Unsplash). My issue is that these images are being ...
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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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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 I am having the hardest time hiring freelance graphic designers. I've recently ...
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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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Illustrator: show scaled percentage

Not sure if this is possible, but is there a way to scale something based on size, then determine the percentage that the object was scaled by? Example: I have a square 3" x 3" and i constrain ...
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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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Different images between MATLAB and ImageMagick

Hi, I'm using ImageMagick 7.0.8-64 Q16 for Windows and MATLAB R2019. I'm doing the same operation (resizing with bicubic interpolation method) in both programs. ImageMagick code: magick start.png -...
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Scaling Adobe Illustrator objects in Adobe InDesign. What am I doing wrong?

I placed in an Adobe Illustrator AI object I made into an Adobe InDesign document. When I scale the whole image, the AI object doesn't scale with everything else. Any ideas?
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How to resize an image to be exact pixels (without having to manually drag it or crop) 2024 edition

Hello everyone! Would love some input on how to resize an image without cropping. Usually I do the command T function and then manually drag and resize (since i want it to be the exact same size as my ...
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Anyone know what this symbol is - an 8 on its side with a vertical line through it?

Anyone know what this symbol is - an 8 on its side with a vertical line through it?
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What methods can I use to create balance and consistency between a group of differing logos?

A regular challenge that I face is balancing two (or more) logos. Whether they need to be equal or one needs to be given priority. Some logos however might be squares, others rectangles, circles, etc.....
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Photoshop 2021: Image dragged in changes size

I've created a large Artboard. My goal is to create a map of game images. If I open the image in photoshop first, then from this tab, duplicate it as new layer on the artboard, everything is good, and ...
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How can I resize pixel art to keep black pixels

An older 90s mac paint program implemented a black-and-white image scaling algorithm that for lack of a more precise description, "preferred the black pixels" over the white. A consequence ...
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How to resize QR code from vector graphic without grayish zones?

I'm trying to resize a vector graphic QR code in Gimp but it always creates an additional color in it gray. I want it to be pure black and white with perfect corners like in the original image on the ...
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Scaling up using ISO page sizes

I have an A3 document with a map that is at a 1:1000 scale (its the only one I have). How would I scale it down to 1:500 to print on an A1?, because that is the outcome I want an 1:500 scale of the ...
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Simplest way to resize a folder filled with pixel art

I'm trying to compile a nice website/portfolio for internships etc, and I have a folder filled with pixel art I've done (100's of images, not feasible to do them one at a time except if absolutely ...
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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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Adjusting an image so that it fits a CD template outline

I am trying to fit a picture of a CD into a CD label template. The issue is that the picture of the CD I took, despite best efforts, wasn't directly from 90 degrees above. So there's some perspective ...
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Changing Trim Size in InDesign

Because of a careless mistake, I have a 277-page book file with 12 chapters in separate files that has a trim size of 7.25x9.5". It should be 7.5x9.25. There are 99 illustrations as anchored ...
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Resizing PDF document in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I received a 322 page PDF at work and was asked to have it resized with everything scaled proportionally to updated size. Is there any way to do this in Adobe Acrobat? I found a way to resize the page ...
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Preview how images scale on InDesign

I used to be able to see "live" how an image was scaling when I was changing its size. Now in the CC version I only see the resulting size when I end the process. How can I change to the previous ...
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Can I change the pressure amount of a brush line –drawn by mouse pen- after I drew it?

I am using Illustrator for doing some calligraphy, and I am not really experienced with this program. I am using a mouse pen with pressure to draw/write calligraphy. My question is: Can I change the ...
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12 inch jpg needs to be one inch but it is getting blurry and pixelated. Why would that happen?

Is the size difference just too much? I am resizing on Photoshop and it is not working. My client says that makes no sense and I need to just "do it". I know you can lose quality when making ...
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How can I eliminate distortion of stroked object when numerically scaling in AI?

I have been using AI for 25 years, and this problem only recently presented itself: when numerically scaling an object that has a stroke, the object ends up distorted. I’ve found that the object’s ...
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What's the best way to downsize alpha transparent images in Photoshop?

I'm trying to downsize a very large app logo with alpha transparency in Photoshop CC, but I can't seem to replicate the sharpness that I get using paint.net. Below are a couple images I've created to ...
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Illustrator - Transform each scale by specific dimensions

is there any way how to use Transform Each->Scale with specific dimensions instead of percentage (e.g. 2 cm x 1.3 cm)? If I type a specific dimension it just resets the number to the default "100%". ...
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Show size of shape in mm within the shape

In Photoshop, I would like to have text within a shape, which displays the dimensions of the shape in mm. I would like it to automatically adjust itself when I change the size of the shape. Is this ...
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How to batch resize canvas of multiple files placing the original pictures in the centers?

I have got some hundreds of pictures of different shapes. For example one is 600x600, another is 307x600, the third is 600x400, the fourth is 500x300. What I need to turn them all into 600x600 (or ...
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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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Illustrator: Auto-sized Text box with shaded background?

I frequently create labels that follow the same format: white text on a 75% opaque black background, with 10px of margin around the text. Currently, I have to manually build these labels, which takes ...
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Inkscape : scale and rotate image according to 2 points / set fixed point when scaling

Short version : I have to points (nodes), A and B, on one layer. I have a scanned drawing (picture) with the same 2 points (A' and B'). How can I scale and rotate the picture such that A and A' (and B ...
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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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In After Effects, when I scale two layers at once they scale at different rates?

I am trying to resize two mov layers together. I would usually select both layers, hold shift to maintain their shape and drag the scale slider or layer corner inwards/outward. When I tried this the ...

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