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

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How can I center text vertically and horizontally within an image in Gimp?

I would like to center text vertically and horizontally in an image within Gimp. I have the image, I have added the text, I have been able to use the alignment tool to center the text horizontally, ...
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find all embedded text frames inside a story and replace them with their formatted text content

I have a catalog with almost 1,000 pages, build with a story that contains text frames. Now, for a following project, i need to delete all those embedded text frames without losing their text content. ...
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Anchored Objects in a text frame [duplicate]

I am using a text frame with multiple objects in the frame. In the frame there is a title,image,subtitle and description. These objects will be anchored so that they collapse when information is not ...
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Printing a set of service manual images on A3 - source is 120DPI JPG's [closed]

I wish to print some images that I have somewhat manually gone through to remove whitespace, and they aren't looking as good as I think they could be. What steps should I take to get them looking as ...
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How to recreate subpixel anti-aliasing like Windows Command Prompt

I want to be able to create a anti-aliasing effect as shown in windows command prompt with any text or vector I'd like without having to screenshot it within the program. How could I go about doing ...
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Control the order of text selection in an Indesign PDF

I have a resume layout using multiple text frames, some placed side-by-side. I want to specify the text selection order of my frames, so whoever is looking at the PDF of my resume can easily select ...
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getting text to be horizontal as opposed to vertical

I just downloaded GIMP and am trying to work with text on a photo. What I write appears vertically, how do I get it to display horizontally?
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Text Doesn't Appear After Saving SVG

I'm very new to making SVG's in Adobe Illustrator. I just made one, saved it as an SVG, but when I tried to upload to Cricut Design Space the text didn't show up at all. It said it was supported for ...
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Apply Find/Change only within all paragraphs of certain style

Would like to know if there is a way to replace "normal returns" with "hard returns" as I would in Find/Change, but only affecting all paragraphs of a certain style (I don't want this change made to ...
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Bumps on bottom of text in Illustrator

For some reason in one of my Illustrator documents, there are small bumps on the bottom of the lowercase E and C characters. The font I'm using is (I believe) built into Windows. It's called ...
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How to Create Spray Paint Text Effect

I've been trying to replicate a spray paint text effect in photoshop with hardly any luck. I downloaded multiple spray paint brushes/assets, the problem, however, is whenever you resize the brush to ...
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How to distort text in InDesign CC 2018?

I created a file that's 205mm W x 290mm H, and one of the adverts on the page (179 mm W x 124 mm H) has a logo similar to this in terms of being bent: except in Antique Olive Nord font and slightly ...
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Guidelines for printing a raster image of text?

I need to include png images of text in a photo book, but I don't know how to achieve the best quality. Are there any general guidelines? For example, should I use a DPI above 300 and let the printer ...
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How do you move the text anchor in Inkscape?

There is a very nice way of including Inkscape graphics in LateX files such that Latex renders the text from the image. Here is the description. Now this answer already describes how the text is ...
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Tapering Text Along a Path

I need to create text along an elliptical path that tapers down as it goes, kind of like the red part shown below. How could I go about doing this without changing the font size for each individual ...
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Pasting a URL in Adobe Illustrator is deforming it

I have this URL: https://doi.org/10.1145/3239235.3267429 to paste in a text box in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018. Although paragraph alignment is set to left alignment, the URL is appearing deformed as ...
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How to created 3d text with square ridged border in Photoshop

I want to make 3d text in photoshop that has a thick square border, with a different color than the text, very similar to this: I've been playing with these contour settings: But this is the closest ...
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Keeping the formatting of a text frame when importing a .txt file to InDesign

When importing a .txt file to InDesign as a linked file, is there a way to keep the formatting of the existing text frame? I formatted a text frame with a object style (with only a paragraph style in ...
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How to edit text in Scribus 1.4.7 document created from template?

I spent 4 hours creating a document layout for a resume using Scribus. I'm new to Scribus, but I picked it up pretty easily through tutorials. I created two master pages (one for a first page, and one ...
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Sketch: Text on Path in Symbol not working

I have created a shape with a text wrapped around it. All works well. I then created a symbol from that: But when used, the layout breaks! If I detach, all is well again. Any ideas would be greatly ...
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Is there a word for when a logo uses an image for one or more of its letters?

There's a million examples of this, but the one that comes to mind is "smoke shop" with images of pipes in place of the "S"s, like this: Is there a word for this? (It's not a rebus!) I often see it ...
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Slow procedure in Indesign with certain 80 pages long story? Any fixes? [closed]

I have a document which has about 30 pages of images and portfolio at first and then about 80 pages long story starts. When I highlight text to select in this story text frames, it make application ...
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Is there a way to save the current GIMP edit history as a script?

Is there a way to export the edit history so I can use it in a script-fu?
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Why does Photoshop not render my font letter directly under its family letter?

This has bothered me for ages, a way out of the problem is to, of course, create the text in a new layer, and then position that where you need it. My question is, however, why does Photoshop render (...
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How do you switch between “free” and “bounded” text boxes in Pixelmator Pro?

As per the official guide, in Pixelmator Pro you can click to create a free text box (which changes size to match what you type) or drag to create a bounded text box (which remains the same size ...
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Designing a custom font for WebGL

Wondering if it's even useful to design a font using a tool such as font-forge if you are just going to use the font in a 3D environment such as with Three.js. It seems as though the font-file isn't ...
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Align text content left and right within the same layer

I am pulling a lot of data from a Word document into Sketch, and would like to know whether its possible to align parts of a text layer both left and right, without having to separate them on ...
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Representing newline with a character placed “inline”

Background Hi all, i'm developing a diary application where the user adds several short entries (on a couple of lines perhaps) rather than adding entries for an entire day For layout and look ...
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InDesign text selection/modification issue

In InDesign CC (as in most applications that allow text entry) when I select all or a portion of text to edit, change font or size, etc., the selected text (as well as its background) turn to a ...
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How do I convert images of a page of text to pure Black & White and sharpen the text?

I'm a research student working with large numbers of archival documents. For speed when at the archives, I photograph the documents (with a decent but not fancy digital camera), producing colour .jpg ...
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Illustrator CC: Inverting text colour, white on navy blue & navy blue on white

I am creating a document in Adobe Illustrator CC. I have a heading that needs to run across a section of white background and a section of navy blue background. I would like the text to take the ...
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Can anyone tell me what font it is? [closed]

a friend of mine want's me to find what font is used in this image.
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New row doesn't work in Inkscape

all of a sudden my text in Inkscape is overwriting it self. Enter button doesn't move it to the new row. Do you maybe know what happened? Screenshot is attached.
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Problem with GIMP text tool

There's something wrong happening when I try to use the text tool. Drag image. Add a transparent layer on top of image. Select the transparent layer. Select text tool Select colors. Select text ...
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Why have different font faces for title, text body and graphs in texts?

I have read several recommendations, e.g. this one to use different font families for titles (sans-serif), the text body (serif) and graphs (sans-serif). This is also what the default article document ...
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Text-in-Text on specific character

A few years back a member of our group committed suicide. Before he passed he wrote a song with 5 verses, and there are 5 of us remaining. What I am attempting to do here is replace the semi-colon ...
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Trying to find balance in uneven text blocks

I'm designing a business card for my small business. The text at the bottom of the card is throwing me off. I'm separating the employee's name and title from their contact information, to "square ...
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How to quickly insert sequential numbers?

Working in Gimp, I frequently need to label different parts of a diagram with sequential numbers (say, 1 to 30 or so). Is there any tool in Gimp which can make this more efficient (ideally 1-click on ...
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Position text baseline

How do I specify the position of a line of text relative to the baseline, rather than relative to its lowest point? I can see the little white square next to the baseline; however, I am unable to ...
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Is there a good add-on for RTL text support in Photoshop?

I've found this website where you have to write and paste (!) Arabic text for Photoshop, but I need a better one with more language abilities. Anything in mind?
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Removing all colour from a file, making it a vector

just had a question about removing all background from an image traced file. If ever someone sends through an image which has words (like the one attached) or if it's got closed off sections, the ...
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Illustrator: how to add perspective to text?

I am trying to achieve this effect in Illustrator.
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Is there no capitalize button in Inkscape?

I do not see an option to set a phrase as uppercase with the click of the button. Is there no such feature, or am I missing something?
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How to make a font file bold/italic

Basically, I downloaded Google fonts, that do not have bold/italic variants. I can make them bold/italic with css, but I also have to use the .ttf file (which is only normal) in ffmpeg. There is no ...
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Multiple Color Override in one text on Sketch

I have a question about Sketch symbols overrides. I have created a text box and have put some text inside and some hashtags. But the hashtags are in another color than the text. I transformed my ...
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Editing out text from a preformatted photo

I am very inexperienced in graphic design so please go easy on me. I would like to edit out just one of the text boxes from this image. What is the easiest way to go about this? I was trying to ...
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Deleting text from multiple text boxes on the same spread (Indesign) [duplicate]

I want to delete text from multiple text boxes that are on the same spread in Indesign. Is there a way to do this all at once without having to individually delete the text from each box? thanks!
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Insert special characters as text in Illustrator

How do I insert the ∝ symbol and other special characters in illustrator text? I tried and this is what I get instead of the ∝: I searched here about special characters, but is there a way to just ...
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Why exporting to SVG reduce quality rendering?

I'm using Adobe Illustrator CS6. Once I export a (rotated) Area Type Text in SVG and I view at 100%, I can see it with low quality rendering: Only once I start to increase the zoom I gain quality: ...
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How to center vertically and fill a background color to an Area Type Tool?

This is the Area Type Tool I've created: I'd like to: Center it (also) vertically, so if I resize the width/height area it will keep both the vertical and horizontal alignments Add a background ...