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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Inkscape 1.2.2: How to resize existing Text objects and have that object be the last used style for newly added Text objects

Version info: Inkscape: Inkscape 1.2.2 (732a01da63, 2022-12-09) Operating system: Running on Microsoft Windows 10 Steps to reproduce what I think might be a defect, or I'm simply not doing it the ...
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Reducing image size for Facebook

I need to resize a .jpg for placement in Facebook business page. I've tried both scaling in AI as well as reducing the pixel size significantly, but when I upload the image it still does not fit in ...
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Photoshop: Free Transforming vs Resizing vs Re-sampling an image

Can anyone tell me what am I actually doing when I free transform an image in Photoshop? Do I re-size an image or do I re-sample an image by doing so? I know there is difference between those two ...
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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 can I resize or transform the selected part of an image in paint shop pro?

I have some experience with adobe photishop. I know how to select a part of an image (or layer) and to resize/transform it (ctrl-T). Because I do not have Adobe photoshop at home, but paint shop pro ...
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Resize a Layer Without Transform Controls

I would like to resize my layer without having to click the Transform Controls (the resize handles on the corners) When using the move tool, once you do click the transform control, you can resize and ...
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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 can I resize an embedded image after applying a clipping mask in Photoshop?

I've added a rectangle (step 1), placed an embedded image (step 2) and created a clipping mask (step 3). How can I resize the embedded image (in the example below, the image with the flag)? I use ...
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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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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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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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