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Questions tagged [text]

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

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Font text is not smooth in Photoshop

Has anyone dealt with this issue before? For some reason, my text on Photoshop is not smooth at all, no matter what font is picked. Example: If anyone has any tips, would be highly recommended.
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Why does my text made in Inkscape not display elsewhere?

I made quite some basic icons in Inkscape, but when displaying the SVGs in other tools (browser or basic Linux image viewer), The text parts are not displayed at all. How to get it to show up ...
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Precisely resize editable text in Illustrator

I want to be able to resize editable text (to a precise numerical value) but it goes by the bounding box, which is slightly larger than the text is. The only way to reduce the bounding box on editable ...
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How do I make a curved text logo with dotted abbreviatures correctly?

How can I get an even space between the dots and the letters? Is there a way to center it correctly with respect to the logo? Is there a general way of doing this to make it look better? (for example, ...
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'shine' in letters

So I made this with the help of another image As you can see the letters have a kind of 'shine'. (I do not know what to call it) I know where to put this shine on very few letters taken from the ...
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GIMP 2.10 - Bump Map not working

I'm trying to create a piece of beveled text. Here's what I'm doing: Create the text in a layer. Apply the bump map filter with the text layer selected, using the text layer as the AUX channel. ...
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Highlighting issue with InDesign pdf

When highlighting text in a PDF exported from InDesign, the highlight doesn't select the text in the right order. How can I fix this?
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How to annotate both citations and that something has a definition (i.e. text style)

Say you have a sentence like this: I am an \adef{example} sentence about \acite{foo.com}. Where \adef is marking it as a definition and \acite is marking it as a citation. The citation would be put ...
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Illustrator: Text shown not to have a fill has a fill

I have two text objects in my Illustrator file that look the same, but their Appearance properties are showing up differently and I don't know why. Here they are, with their Appearance properties: ...
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Why does text appear off canvas in Photoshop?

When I select the type tool and click in the center of the canvas, the text always appears outside the canvas. This has always happened on my work PC and I have never had the issue at home. How can I ...
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How to create custom bullet/number formatting in InDesign

I'm creating a key in InDesign with designated numbers and text. I want the formatting to be like #107, basically like a numbered list (I just manually did it to demonstrate). I tried messing around ...
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How to use color in legal documents

Most legal documents like this are just black and white, with some bold and italic thrown in there, as well as indentation and changes in font size. But you don't really see color in there. The same ...
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Can Illustrator display more accurate (character) information on scaled text?

I've been working in Illustrator files left behind by the old designer. It looks like a lot of the text has been scaled, however Illustrator still shows this text as being the size it was before with ...
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Simple Text effects like this images

I am a beginner. I want to create text effects similar to this images. What i have to do? Which tool can i use? If anyone have a link to tutorial, please give me. Thanks in advance.
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Image Edit to see under a colour layer? [closed]

It is possible to take an existing image which has black texted covered by solid red layers and remove that so the text can be seen? For instance this pictute here is a screenshot with black text ...
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How to make a video of a counter e.g.100-1,000,000?

I'm developing a website and want a counter upon start up to go from 1,000-1,000,000 So we decided the best way to do it would be to put a video on the cover that would play on start up. Now how do I ...
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Illustrator: Area type bounding box appearance overridden by type appearance?

I need to have both the stroke on bounding box of my area type and the stroke on the type, but the type stroke seem to overlap the bounding box' stroke completely - when I enable type's stroke, the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...