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Questions that refer to manipulating a text layout, styling and/or management in graphic software.

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Unable to create new line in text in Inksape Vector

I am using Inkscape version 1.3.2 When I try to press enter after a line of text, it doesn't create a new paragraph and instead writes in the same line as the previous text. The spacing between ...
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How to keep HTML formatting when copy text to Inkscape?

I have a text with headings, lists, hyperlinks in my editors, and I want to preserve them when copy to Inkscape. How can I do that?
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How can I add text boxes to multiple pictures in one illustration in Inkscape at once?

I use Inkscape to create illustration for a "scientific paper". In this example I have 9 pictures in one illustration and I now want to add a small annotation (A-I) to each picture in the ...
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How to achieve this text effect in Inkscape?

Free font could be 'et-book-bold-line-figures.ttf' (https://github.com/edwardtufte/et-book/tree/gh-pages/et-book/et-book-bold-line-figures). I know in Inkscape how to duplicate a text, move it, make a ...
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Problems with Text Manipulation in an Action with Illustrator

I'm on an old Mac running Mojave and Illustrator 25.4.1 I have 586 AI Files that all need to have these two changes in all the files with an Action: Delete two text objects in a layer (Named "...
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How to display long, text-only lists of information

I am designing a page for a client, and they want to have a list of all the members in their organization. However, they only provide names for each member, and so there aren't any images, emails, or ...
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Offset printing 4 color text vs only tint of black

I'm setting up a process color offset printed letterhead and I have found thin 8pt (Acumin Pro Light) text--address line--set as a 4-color break (C38 M29 Y24 K5). Is it better to convert this to a ...
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Writing Phone Numbers in US

Is there any typographically correct or the most common way of writing mobile phone numbers in the US on websites/apps and in printed materials? Examples: +1 (555) 123 4567 +1 (555) 123-4567 +1 555 ...
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Gimp clears the clipboard of character data

When attempting to paste from the clipboard into GIMP 2.10.36 the statusbar says there's no image data in the clipboard to paste. There's no image data, true, but there is character data there that ...
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What is the professional term for an image that separates between parts of a webpage?

If you want to separate parts of a webpage in a website you could use a CSS border command or an HTML <hr> tag, but these designs could be a bit bland and you may want to use some wide image for ...
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Do you know of any fonts where letters that are normally below baseline (g, y, p, q) are written completely above the baseline in lowercase?

I'm looking for a font in which letters which are normally lower than the baseline (g, y, p, q) are written completely above the baseline when in lowercase. I'm looking for such a font for the game I'...
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Is there a typographic mark for a page break?

In the same way MS Word and other word processors use middots for spaces, pilcrows for paragraphs and the little right arrows for tabs, is there a typographic mark to represent the concept of a page ...
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Illustrator Search Fonts and Select Font Family to Preserve Font Styles in Textbox

How do I search for a font and select it without changing all my text to one font style? Selecting a font family without searching preserves the different font styles in a textbox by setting the ...
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Help me recreate this text effect?

I have been trying to duplicate this effect on a different logo, and am having a lot of trouble getting the distortion to look right, especially around the edges. The logo I'm applying this effect to ...
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Printer says there's a white text layer behind my text that I can't see on photoshop

I created some designs for print on photoshop and when I save as a photoshop PDF, the printers are saying they see some white text behind the copy on a particular line. This is really perplexing to me ...
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How to make all text lines the same height or distance

I have a problem that actually annoyed me for quite a while in text editing software, only now I have a case where it's hard to ignore it: Maybe it's some simple general feature but I never knew how ...
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Text with bevelled edges that reflect light

I am trying to achieve a text effect like this using Photoshop: See how it has borders that can reflect light: How do you do those edges? How do I make the edges reflect light as per the top right ...
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(Illustrator) Warp text inside and around a ring/circle, maintaining its shape

A sketched example of what I'd like to achieve:
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Distribute lists (equally) separated by a character

I would like to add a paragraph to my document containing names separated by bullet points. Since the names are in different lengths the distribution is not balanced on every line. When I set the text ...
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Inkscape - how to change double lines font inside the rectangle box?

I am new to inkscape. I'm primarily using it for make flow diagrams. I've put landscape orientation of the page. When I add text inside rectangles created they come to be of double lines. I've font ...
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Gimp copy and paste in text editor

Hi I'm trying to add lots of names to a design that are repeated. for instance. first last. first last . first last . Etc. I only have about 20 names but need to fill a large area so was hoping to ...
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Can you please help identify these fonts? I need to find them for a project

[![enter image description here][2]][2] What font is used in these graphics? I tried putting them through different font identifiers but I couldn't find it. probably wasn't in their catalogue. One of ...
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SVG animate accordion two letter word into longer word?

Using a plain-text editor, preferably, or Inkscape, are there any good tutorials on taking two letters and inserting more letters between them, and animating it so that the two letters expand outward ...
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How do people perceive text with i and j without dots?

I dislike dots above i and j, so I consider typesetting texts without the dots. Probably, it would be done with a glyph substitution described here. What impression would that make on people reading ...
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Photoshop bevel and emboss parameters depending on document dpi

I tried appying the same bevel and emboss paramters to two texts: one text was written in a document 800x600 px with 72 pixels/inch, the other one in a document 800x600 px with 300 pixels/inch. In ...
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How one can make an svg graphic with LaTeX text so that the text remains selectable?

I read a paper on robotics, it had some nice pictures with the schematic representation of an articulated robot. The special thing about it was that the forces and some other things are selectable on ...
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Illustrator text fill transparent over image effect

I'm trying to recreate an effect I've seen a few times where some text is placed over a background image, and the fill opacity over the background image is transparent but the fill of the rest of the ...
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Recommended text width, text height, and margin values for 5.5" x 8.25" book

I plan on self-publishing a book with dimensions with a width of 5.5", a height of 8.25", and using the font Cardo. Can anyone suggest, generally speaking, numerical values for the (1) text ...
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How to achieve this text skew effect?

I am trying to achieve a specific text skew effect (see pictures below). I am using Affinity Designer 2. I tried following methods: Warp Group - Perspective (doesn't work because the font weight of ...
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context aware fill, and generative fill problem while removing text from image in photoshop

I'm having trouble figuring out the cause of a (context-aware fill / generative fill) problem. I have images with text in them. I want to remove the text. This is the procedure I want to do to make ...
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Remove the round brackets and keep the text?

I have more than 1000 titles with round brackets. All have a paragraph style. I'm trying to keep the title\text but removing the brackets. I managed to find them in the GREP, but I could not find what ...
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How to create a box around in-line text?

I am looking for a way to create this type of boxes (like "uncommon", "evocation", "magical" in the image below) around text. Mostly this text would be on a separate line,...
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Inkscape Issues Importing PDF Text: Case and 'fi' Rendering

I am trying to make minor edits to an existing PDF that I have imported into Inkscape, but am having issues with the rendering of the text from the PDF. Letters that are combined in certain, such as '...
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InDesign - Replace text field from file

I'm trying to make a document where on each page there is some text (e.g. name) that is updated based on a text file that contains the list of the desired text for each page. (Imagine a document with ...
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Reduce "boldness" of text-converted shape

As a newbie to Illustrator, I'm struggling to find a way to reduce the "boldness" of the shape converted from text (see image). Is there a way to reduce the line thickness of this shape?
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Moving at least two words to the next line in paragraph

I hate it when the paragraph ends with one word on the the last line. It's just not right for it to hang there by itself like that. Is there a way to force the last line to have at least 2 words?
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Shear Text Transformation in Inkscape

Looking for a way to write text along an angle in Inkscape while keeping the vertical alignment straight. Illustrator has a "shear" transformation available this, but is anyone aware of an ...
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Reverse Order of Text Elements in Figma

I’m wondering if it’s possible to reverse the order of text elements in Figma. I.e. what if I wanted to have the largest ‘Typography’ text to appear on top and the smallest ‘Typography’ text to appear ...
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How do I use the offset path function to create ligatures with even white space where they overlap like this? [duplicate]

The tutorial I saw has he guy use the expand feature then use the offset path feature and then he uses a tool to remove the expanded areas and create this effect. I have been trying to figure it our ...
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After Effects: How to make text changes not affect width?

Using After Effects, I am trying to do a countdown of 5 minutes with a setup like this: 5m 00s, 4m 59s, 4m 58s... I have the countdown already set up with Slider Control. However, I'm trying to use a ...
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Giving stroke to just one word of a line

I am trying to stroke and make it italic style just one word in a line, like below; but it is very time consuming for me. (I have to copy the whole text, delete all the other word except the one I am ...
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How to vertically center text within a box in Inkscape, obtaining the same result than CSS "align-items: center;"?

I have been trying to vertically center text within a box in Inkscape 1.2, using the tool circled in red: The result isn't perfect: as you can see, the text is aligned using the height of the highest ...
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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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Area Type text box not moving textbox when I click and drag corner anchor point - Illustrator CC

I am experiencing an issue with my area type text box in illustrator where I can't drag the corner anchor. An icon just appears to carry text into another text box.I used to be able to drag the corner ...
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Keeping text vertical alignement between two columns

I have a main text spread across two columns. In this text I have a quotation block, with a different paragraph style (lower font size, indentation). This quotation block starts at the bottom of the ...
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Why changing font size only changes height?

I exported an image (from R) to SVG and want to modify it with Inkscape. My problem is that when I change the font size, it only changes it vertically, the width is not changing at all, which ...
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How to remove the shadow (outline) of text in inkscape?

After much trying tutorials and googling how to remove the black outlines of text in Inkscape (I think it's the "stroke"), I have no luck. I would just like to make a few designs for ...
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Product Design: Text Orientation and Quantity

I have a question about how the quantity and orientation of text can impact on the user experience. Have a look at the attached sketch. It's supposed to show the logo above, and company name and ...
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Can anyone explain to me how to achieve this look? Looks 3d Extruded

I am trying to create a graphic using a technique like this and I have tried 3d extrusion and get a super ugly result. I am curious if anyone can help me understand how to get it in a color with the ...
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Creating high quality text over solid backgraound image [duplicate]

I'm trying to make post for an Instagram account, posts are simple, just some texts over simple one color solid background but, the problem is that the quality isn't well enough and writings are not ...
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