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Questions about capturing the content of what is visible on screen, either entirely or a partial view. Also called screen dump.

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Generate close-up photo of laptop screen (with pixels)

Given a standard screenshot, would you know how to transform it into a close-up photo of laptop screen effect, in which you can see the pixels. Example: or even better, a more 3D image like this one.
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How can I design a background with a red wave like this in Figma? [closed]

I have created a similar screen but I also want to design a background with a red wave like this... Where should I start?
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Is it a good idea to "invert" mostly-black screenshots for printing?

I'm working on a book and there are some screenshots I'd like to use as figures. However, due to the topic of the book (retrocomputing), the screenshots are mostly black, with a small handful of ...
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what is the best color profile for screenshot in macOS? [duplicate]

I want to take a screenshot for a website(images in the website) in MacOS and use the image in other places/devices. what color profile should I use? I can use: P3 color because my monitor is 99% P3 ...
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Adding a screenshot to a product image in Photoshop 21.2.2

I've downloaded the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max product images .psd from here and opened them in photoshop to add my app screenshot to them. However, I can't for the life of me ...
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How can I get crisper screen shots?

I'm not sure this is the optimal forum for my question, but I made my best guess. Please advise me if a different forum would be more suitable. As you probably already deduced, I want to know how I ...
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How to mainain stroke weight after combining lines?

I recently bought a drawing tablet (Wacom Intuos Small) and I'm running into this issue in Illustrator: The tablet allows me to draw these nice flowing lines going from narrow to broad, however, when ...
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How to optimize a linegraphic from screenshot for publishing?

I would need some guidance on how to proceed. I use a technical program that produces line graphs with text in it, similar to this figure: https://i.stack.imgur.com/0D63t.jpg However, it cannot ...
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How do I keep high resolution pics when posting screenshots to a piece of paper to keep it from getting blurry when printed?

I am making a cheat sheet with a bunch of equations and notes on them. I essentially take screenshots of the notes on my computer, and then paste them to a word document, and then resize them to make ...
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How does Google create such professionally-looking screen recording GIFs?

Recently, I have come across this screen recording from a Google blog: https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2019/03/set-start-times-and-import-reminders-in.html Notice how the mouse pointer moves in ...
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are all bright pixels equally bright?

Some colors like #FFFF00, #00FFFF, #00FFFF, #FF00FF, #00FF00 seem really bright while others like #FF9900, #2D4FFF, #6699FF,#4603FF, #00FF5C don't. I ask because I thought that any color with at ...
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How to size images independent of device?

I’m a writer and I just bought a Microsoft Surface. I often have to size images with exact dimensions to fit themes. For example, I write for a site where the images have to be exactly 1345 pixels ...
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What is the best software for drawing tooltips?

We are currently using "Snagit" to take screenshots and add tooltips on top of them. These screenshots are later displayed on our site explaining features of our products. Our goal is to find ...
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Create high-quality lightweight screencapture

We're building the features page for our web product (online investment management service). We'd like to showcase some of the features by displaying short clips of user interactions with that feature ...
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Why are my prints low quality when screenshotting a PDF?

I work as instructor at a local community college. When giving out test to students, I used to copy problems from pdf files and paste them into Word files. The tool I am using is the popular screen-...
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What tool captures full web page screenshots including CSS transforms? [closed]

I have been using Ember and Paparazzi in the past. The design I am working on has several images with perspective and CSS Transforms. As a result the image frames are distorted like an object in three-...
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Screenshots from different computers/monitors have different dpi

Has anyone had this issue where they get screenshots from different sources, say two different computers/monitors - pull those screenshots into photoshop, only to find they are different in DPI and/or ...
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How images in flat design websites are created?

First, I would like to know if the images in this portfolio screenshots? Then, are the images in this web page screenshots of the website? Otherwise, how did the designer draw these images? In the ...
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My videos are not coming out clear

I've been using Abode Photoshop CC video editing for a while. Whenever I exported a video from photoshop. For some reason, the video doesn't come out clear. I've no idea why the video doesn't come out ...
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How to get a screenshot to print decently in a Powerpoint design?

The requirements I am creating a poster which needs to show screenshots of a web application we developed. There are following restrictions: It has to be designed with Powerpoint. That's non-...
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What software can I use to make 3D screenshots? [duplicate]

For example, I'd like a 3D image of screenshots, similar to this one: (from WojoMarket's website) Are there any ready made software in order to do
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Speed up making zoom areas on screenshots in GIMP

I am creating in Gimp effect that is shown on below picture: The way that I am doing it is: Make circle selection Copy paste what is below on new layer Grow selection Add layer and fill it with ...
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What tool can I use to upload an image with a device and then upload my screenshot app on the screen?

I need a tool which allows me to upload an image with a device(like this) and then to upload my app screenshot on the screen. What can I use? I don't need a tool like placeit, I need to upload my own ...
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Is using a wireframe instead of a screenshot acceptable in technical work?

When putting screenshots of an application in technical work, most screenshots will require editing to be usable. Extraneous UI elements may need removed, spacing may need to be altered so that the ...
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How to create a 3D screenshot [closed]

I'm trying to create a 3D version of a screenshot. Something like this: How can I do that? I know somehow to do this in Photoshop? But I was wondering if there is a free software or online tool for ...
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Open and edit a .wav file in Photoshop (view wavelength)

Trying to find a way (better and higher quality of a screenshot) to open a .wav file in Photoshop and view and edit the wavelength file. Initially, I used Adobe Audition and Onde ScreenCapture. The ...
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Extract controls from screenshots

Is there a tool that can extract controls from screenshots (dialogues, windows,...) automatically in something like layers in Photoshop? In my memory there was a tool for Mac doing this. But I couldn'...
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What is this design pattern called? "Continuation wave."

See the wavy line at the bottom of this graphic? I often see this visual technique used in software manuals and other material that contain screenshots. The technique cues that "there is more to ...
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Screenshots look weird on a mac, but good on print

Hey guy's I am making a infosheet for the company I work at as an intern. When I make screenshots of the website, they look good in the Mac previewer app, but when I place them in InDesign, and export ...
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Making extremely large screenshots

Hello fellow designers. I have to make a banner promoting a mobile application. The banner size is 80x200 cm. So, normal screenshots of the application screens will be too small. There are too many ...
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How do I scale a screenshot up and down and keep the quality?

For an assignment I would like to show the steps that I took on my pc (with print screens) in PowerPoint. I will show these timeline print screens scaled down but when I upscale them back they become ...
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Preparing screenshots for use in a print document [duplicate]

I would like to feature screenshots of websites taken on my phone, tablet and laptop in a print document. The print document is 300 ppi and the screenshots are 72 ppi. Importing the screenshots ...
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What can I use to capture a screenshot of an entire web page? [duplicate]

I tried to capture the whole webpage using this screenshot tool but I am unable to capture the images. This is the url of the webpage: http://dabblet.com/gist/f1450f041e18287ce211
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Place screenshot into psd layer (requiring image resize)

Can anyone tell me /point me in the direction of a good photoshop tutorial for taking app screen shots and putting them in as a layer in a photoshop psd file i.e website screenshot into a macbook pro ...
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Magnifying glass effect on screenshots

I use Snagit to capture screenshots on my PC and saw the picture below that has a magnifying glass effect on it. I tried to recreate it on Snagit but the magnify options are pretty basic and I don't ...
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Highest quality website screenshot?

I have created a website that i would like to add to my portfolio, but i'm having a hard time getting high quality screenshots of the full site. I tried to save the website as PDF, but that was full ...
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Software to screenshot same screen in multiple documents

I have just started documenting a purchasing, warehousing, billing, sales, and accounting application - a real monster! It is being deployed to multiple sites and is modified for each site. This ...
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Combining screenshot with Apple product image (including its generic status bar) with GIMP instead of Photoshop?

I would like to add a proper screenshot to an iPhone product image to create an ad for an iOS 7 app. Apple provides such product images as *.psd files for Photoshop, however I only have Gimp 2.8.10 (...
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Screenshot mockup of website on different devices [closed]

Which is the best way to show how a website differs on various devices for responsive web deisgn such as the screenshots found here
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How to put a new picture in an iPhone image frame

I want to change the screen part of this Iphone image with the screen capture of my own app. I'm trying to do this in Gimp (unless there is a better way?). However, I can't seem to just copy paste my ...
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Why does InDesign reduce the quality of my screenshots when Word doesn't?

If I take a screenshot and paste it into InDesign it completely destroys the quality. Yet when I print screen and paste it into Word, the image is resized to the page and the quality is kept. What is ...
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Is it possible to take high quality screen captures?

I'm making a manual for a web-based app. I take screenshots and put them into adobe illustrator and they lose their quality extremely fast when zooming in. Is there any way I can take high ...
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How to re-size images taken with Print Screen while keeping the original aspect ratio?

Say for instance I have pressed Print Screen and cut the following image: Now I wish to scale this down to about 338 width and 338 px height. However when I do this in Paint (I know, noob program) I ...
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Looking for a simple tool to annotate screenshots

It seems that the author used a tool - other than SnagIt - to annotate this screen shot: [http://blogs.msdn.com/cfs-filesystemfile.ashx/__key/communityserver-blogs-components-weblogfiles/00-00-01-29-...
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How to improve supersampling screenshots in designer's portfolio

Look at iMac mockups on this page. Quality of skewed screenshots placed in the mockups are poor. Seems like photoshop knows too little about super-sampling. I know how to render a 3d model in ...
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Why are my screenshots blurry in InDesign when I export to a PDF?

Just so you know I am very new to Creative Suite. I am trying to make a whitepaper using InDesign and then export it into a PDF. The PDF looks blurry if I export it at anything, but 300ppi. The ...
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Digital design - screen grab large dimensions?

I'm working on some site banners that need updating and I'm having a few issues with dimensions. My internet screen is set to 'view actual size', so it's not zoomed in and my images/slices are ...
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How to recreate devices to present responsive sites

I have recently just created a template, and I would like to show it on my site that it is responsive & fluid. I would like to take a few screenshots of my site, and display them on multiple ...
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How do people get those gorgeous, high-resolution UI screenshots without using Retina display?

I'm talking about screenshots like these: These images appear completely non-pixelated and in high resolution. The first one is a a vanilla, operating-system level menu bar in Mac OS, and the second ...
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How can I fix screenshots with subpixel rendering?

When taking a screenshot of some text with subpixel rendering, the result is very ugly, especially in print. Obviously, the best way to avoid this is to deactivate that option before taking the ...
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