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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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 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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Advanced resizing in Adobe Illustrator

I would like to read blueprints of my house in Adobe Illustrator. I know, this app is not designed for that purpose, but forget about that for a moment. I would like to measure distances on the ...
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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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How to change artboard size in AI CS6?

Sorry can't find this simple feature. I was asked for document size at creation time but don't know how to change this later.
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Why does resizing a jpeg from bigger to smaller make it blurry?

I am resizing an image from 3000x810 to something smaller 900x243 but this makes the image blurry. I am curious why this is happening. I understand why making an image larger results in a blurry/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I preserve border width when scaling an object with Inkscape?

I want the borders to stay fixed in Inkscape when I'm resizing an object. I found these buttons in Inkscape v0.48.3.1, but they don't seem to work. Is there any other settings that I should turn on? ...
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Is it possible to specify width in pixels for multiple objects at the same time in Illustrator CS5?

Illustrator has the 'Transform Each' dialog, but it only allows you to scale multiple objects by specifying a percentage. Is there any way to specify the size in pixels? More specifically, imagine ...
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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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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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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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How to resize a small image in Photoshop to a large image with smooth gradients and without noise?

I'm looking for software, namely a Photoshop plugin, or any other software that would integrate with Photoshop on macOS to quickly and easily upscale small low-res images to much larger images with ...
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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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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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Illustrator: Resize Artboard With Objects Inside

I've been looking everywhere, and cannot find my answer so I wanted to ask here. I know how to re-size my artboard in Illustrator and all that, but I cannot get my artboard to re-size with objects ...
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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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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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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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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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How to Batch fit images into ratio with blurred background [Using Photoshop, either script or action] [duplicate]

My question is simple and straightforward. I want to achieve this kind of square(1:1) images with a blurred image, scaled up to fill the square canvas, as background from a batch of portrait images of ...
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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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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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Adobe Illustrator script to resize selection

I tried to create a script that creats a rectangle of a given size, make a group and a clipping mask and after all that resize it to a diffrent size in mm. for example I have a graphic with the name &...
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Can I create a transparent GIF with After Effects?

I'm trying to create a transparent GIF using After Effects but I can't get it just right. I make a transparent video but when I use the GIF makers they resize it. I even now have a PNG sequence. Is ...
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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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Photoshop: how to resize a text box without distorting the actual text?

When trying to resize a text box in Photoshop, it is stretching my type instead of just making the box larger. It is a text box and not a bounding box. It just started doing this out of the blue. How ...
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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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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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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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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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Resizing grouped objects without type deformation?

I wonder if there's any way to have a group of objects, and resizing that group but letting the type be unaffected, where the resize simply adjusts the type bounding box but not the type style? What I'...
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Resize multiple layers around their respective anchor points

I have 50 or so layers (imported images as smart objects) that I would like to scale down, while they stay in place. Is there a way of doing this? I know After Effects has, is there a similar Scale ...
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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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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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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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