Questions tagged [text]

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

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How do I export text as paths in Photoshop?

I have a logo that is made simply by mixing two different fonts with custom settings (the image in the center is actually big G in Webdings): I want to export my logo as an svg (paths). Unfortunately ...
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Adding Textures/Patterns to Text [Krita 4.15]

I wanted to add textures/pattern overlays to my Thumbnail text on vector layers(similar to paint brushes on rasterlayers ) in Krita 4.15. There is an option provided under the Text_ToolOptions menu ...
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How do you set the text colour in Indesign to change depending on page background?

I have an InDesign spread where some pages have a white background and some have a red background. I want to flow text across both types of pages, and change the text colour depending on what the ...
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Apply gradient to individual letters

In Illustrator CC 2018, I can't find a way to apply a gradient to individual letters of a text. I know that I can apply the gradient to the whole text by adding a new fill to the text object. But ...
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Is it okay to fade a human face just to create some space to place important content over it?

Please see the image. Just to write the copy, I had to place white color over the upper half of the person on the right side. Is it okay to do so in graphic design or is it terribly wrong here? PS: ...
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How can I prevent this optical illusion of a rotated text?

Recently I have been trying to add tabs to my application. When designing the Zoom tab, I find that when focusing on other elements of the screen it appears to look like eoon to the unfocused eye. ...
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Does Facebook’s 20% rule apply to sharing images on posts?

I'm the social media designer for the company I work at, and most of our images are just used for posts. I've been asked to follow the 20% rule and have even been asked once or twice to make the text ...
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How can I remove all blurs from text in multiple PNGs at once?

Look at the picture above, it has many shapes similar black and some of it got mixed with the white background. I want to fix this and make it simply black. For your information, this is a zoomed-in ...
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Get black value of color of text Illustrator Scripting VB

I am trying to determine the value of the black in each text item in an illustrator document. I have managed to successfully run the count words script and alter it to apply a tint and a new color to ...
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Overflow Text box in InDesign using masterpage - threading & XML import issue

I designed a visit card and want to import data using an .xml data source file. I created multiple textboxes, each in different places for contents and they're linked to each other (overflow). But ...
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Splitting text into editable sections

I'm looking to create a similar text-effect as is in the picture. Ideally, the text could be "split" into different sections which could be colored to do shading of sorts. If possible, I would like to ...
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How do I remove these transparent pixels?

I've converted this text to outlines, and then I have flattened the transparency, but zooming in on this, there is still transparent pixels. Where the outline is, I would like to export the shape, and ...
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How to do an infinitely extending text effect in Illustrator?

I'm looking to create a similar-style text effect to what is in the image. Mainly, I want the extended rainbow effect coming off the backside of the text.
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How to copy text from Illustrator to another program?

If I open an Illustrator document from a collaborator and select the text with the Type tool: ...then proceed to copy the text through the Edit menu: ...then try to paste this text in another app ...
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I converted Type to shape, but now I want to make the entire vector one color

Is there any way I can flatten this small portion of the vector? To me it looks like a pixel that I should be able to paint, or change the color of. However, I tried to Edit > Recolor, and it did not ...
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text color changes from one computer to another

Edited an image and put-in gray color text. When the same file was opened on another machine, the color appears as RED. I did the editing on a trial version of illustrator and saved it as a xx.ai file....
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How do I create this text style with multiple offset fill colours in Illustrator please? [duplicate]

How do I create this text style with multiple offset fill colours in Illustrator please?
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How to remove the outline of joint text in after effect?

I have inserted glow effect to this text. I want to combine overlapping characters so that they have only one outline. How it can be done?
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How would I go about making text like this?

I am designing a poster for fun and I found this text somewhere online. I wanted to attempt to recreate it but I am completely stumped. I am really new to Illustrator so any answer with as much depth ...
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How would I make text like this in illustrator

I am designing a poster for fun, and I was wondering how to go about creating this text effect. I am really new at graphic design so any answer with as much detail would be really appreciated
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GIMP Commands History per Layer in the XCF?

There is a feature so useful in a graphics editor that I cannot believe it cannot be found in GIMP. Maybe it's buried in some menus? Have a GIMP .xcf file with a few layers that was created some time ...
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How to edit a text box under another text box in Adobe Acrobat PDF?

For the life of me I cannot edit the smaller text box area that is totally contained by a larger one. I just need to edit the text on this smaller box but unsure how I can access to it. I can select ...
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How to straighten round-edge document or book page automatically?

I have hundreds of documents, which are rounded: the document was not straight when it was photographed, and the image is curved or rounded in various ways. I'm looking for an automatic or semi-...
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Loss of text integrity in illustrator

I've got a text object on top of a solid colour, and I'm trying to cut out the text from the background image. I outline the text and then use "Minus to Front" function on the text, and the ...
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How to make Illustrator type tool selection automatically adapt with text length

So I'm learning Illustrator but when I try to use the type tool and write for example a long text, this will happen, type tool won't automatically adapt with the text length and the same thing ...
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Saving images for web with text

At my work I create assets for web. We have been saving images that are 686 x 391 px. I’ve noticed that the quality of images with text isn’t as good. Is there a recommended size for images with text ...
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How would I approach this in blender? [closed]

How would I go about creating the Claws text in blender?
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How to retain text when saving as PDF? [closed]

I am having an issue when I attempt to save as PDF from Adobe Illustrator. For some reason, only a portion of my text is saving to the PDF document. I have locked all my layers, which I was under the ...
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Adobe Illustrator: Setting order for text to be highlighted

I am trying to arrange my text in my Adobe Illustrator file such that when it is saved to pdf, and the reader wants to copy and paste the information in the document the order is somewhat preserved. ...
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How to make the text effect as shown

Can you please tell me how to make the text effect as the picture attached in Photoshop or Illustrator?
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Aligning text layers in Android

The situation - I need to hand over designs to my devs. I have created some spacing tokens, that I am using in Sketch(the design software). These tokens are based on baseline alignment of the text ...
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How to blend text to background so it looks burned in paint.net?

I'm working on artwork for which currently looks like this: It currently has 3 layers: The white background which I'll delete later. The image of the photo. The text. Currently the text is just ...
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Open source software - create short avi - random words, changing text characters

Is there an open source software package I can use to create a short video, like the one in this link? https://www.akamai.com/uk/en/multimedia/videos/unified-security-header-video-v3.mp4 The video ...
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Illustrator Bevel

I'm trying to bevel a word, just has a gradient color and a black stroke, and one character - the 'T' - is having issues and just turning black. It says "Bevel self-intersection may have occurred", ...
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How can I change the perspective of a text in Affinity Designer?

I know how to draw a text in a circle or semicircle shape but how we can change the perspective? I need it for an project in isometric view. Regards
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How can I keep text identical across several text boxes in InDesign CS6?

I have a layout with many (2x2) postcard-size cards on an A4 page, which are going to be cut into individual pieces after print. The postcards should remain identical. Each has multiple text fields. I ...
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Does anyone know why some images get a grainy “halo” when uploaded to the web - NOT a low resolution image [duplicate]

I have a thorough understanding of high resolution vs low resolution photos, print vs web resolution etc, that shouldnt be the problem here, at least not entirely. Does anyone know why some photos ...
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Best practice for alignment of numbers in ordered list

Code complexity aside, which of the follow two options is preferred for displaying html ordered lists? The first aligns the item numbers to the right (with decimals all in line). The second aligns ...
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Is there a trick to using small text?

I'm trying to create an email header with a ticket design on it. The ticket has small text on it which always seems to be pixellated, especially when I rotate it. no matter what I seem to set ...
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illustrator 2017, pastes the copied text into the layer 1

I am totally new to illustrator, so, Hello, good designers :) My problem is, I have text, "Restore Purchases", just copied and had to paste it on a rectangle. I'm trying to make a button. The text ...
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How to create curved texts like these?

How do I create these wave-like form in Adobe Illustrator/photoshop? I tried to use blended objects and applied the text on it, but it doesn't work.
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How to make text into a transparent punch through a shape in Illustrator?

I am a total newbee in Illustrator. As in title said, I'd like to ask how to input transparent text in Adobe Illustrator. For instance, the following image has 2 layers, one is the ring and the ...
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Recreating realistic text to be editable?

I'm having the hardest time ever figuring out how to basically trace/recreate the text on this label so that I can edit it and change the text as needed (different scents). I've tried following along ...
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Text frame not filling up in indesign

Hi friends today i have a problem with an indesign book i'm designing: the text that flow into some pages do not fill up page text frames completely. I don't know if the issue is from my formatting ...
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Constrain size of existing text object?

If I switch to the text tool and just click in one spot, without dragging out an area, it normally appears as a text object which does not have a constrained size. Another method which sometimes ...
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Evenly spaced text in Photoshop

I'm trying to add text to my document that is evenly spaced, like in the example on the right. The closest I've been able to get it is like the image on the left, but as you can see they don't quite ...
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Move text content automatically to correct place when changing page order in InDesign

I designed a multi-page booklet with three columns per page. In the master pages I defined one text box with a width of one column, and one text box with a width of two columns. The single-column text ...
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gimp: use modifiable layer as mask of another layer

I have text cutting out pieces (letters) from background layer using alpha to selection on the text and using that selection as mask for the background layer (like in this question how can i make ...
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InDesign CC - Auto add entire Master spread when over-flowing text

Should be a simple answer to a long question. I am making a Book and working on one chapter file. The chapters all need to end on an odd numbered page. Easy. Except that every time I edit and the ...
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Creating a text deboss effect at small scale [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a debossed effect in a small scale. It's a coin-like layout, but not using metallic gradients: I've been working across Photoshop for image isolation/clean up, but ultimately ...