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Gimp - Level adjustment as layer, like photoshop?

Is there any way to adapt the levels of an image through a specific 'level' layer, like in photoshop ? I find it very handy to have it as a layer. See below, I'havent found a way to achieve that... ...
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file size is unexpectedly large

i'm working over some artwork but the document size showing in the photoshop in the system i'm using is more than 1 GB. Although, the size of the PSD file is 33.6 mb. Due to this, photoshop is hanging ...
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InDesign FindChangeByList Search for Text in a Style

Simple question: What is the Javascript syntax for adding a Paragraph or Character Style to a search in the FindChangeByList.txt file? As in: grep {findWhat:"Anything", findStyle"Bolder"} Thank you....
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What happened to Adobe Illustrator's Crystallize Warp effect?

Adobe Illustrator used to have an Effect → Warp tool called Crystallize, that was good for creating starburst shapes & effects, like this: Source: http://av.riard.lt/blog/...
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How do I remove excessive noise from an image?

How do I remove the excessive black speckling in this image? I'm not sure how to tackle this, the background I'm not worried about. Its more of her face and gown. Thanks Edit I started playing ...
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Would you recommend going for an ACA certification? [duplicate]

This was addressed as far as I can tell about 5 years ago or so in another thread. Perhaps it is worth visiting again. With my goal being to acquire knowledge enough to feel confident to take on ...
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Clipping Mask Questions - Beginner - Adobe Illustrator

I'm new here, so I am really sorry if this question has been already asked, but I can't seem to find an exact answer to my situation... I'm relatively new to Illustrator, and have never really ...
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I need to create 60 unique framed mirrors for product images, looking for a way to automate

Basically I am given an image and I need to create a framed mirror I also need to be able to adjust the width of the moulding individual of the mirror because the width of the moulding needs to stay ...
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Finding right ASCII code for a symbol?

For a design I'm making I need to use a character similar to the "greater than" sign (>), only less wide. Like this: However, I'm having difficulties finding such a symbol. Would I have to use a .png ...
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Gramblr error 500 Internal server error [closed]

I use gramblr to schedule my posts but lately i ve been returning home to my instagram account inactive without the post i had scheduled. Gramblr doesnt have any errors and my post in neither on the ...
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Is there a specific technique graphic artists use for this illustration?

I've always wondered if there was a specific method/technique that graphic artists use to create the patterning in this croc?
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Adding previous frames to current in After Effects

I'm looking for the way to add previous frames to current one from movie. To clarify: 1. I have video imported. 2. First frame is frame of this video. 3. Second frame is first frame and second frame ...
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How do you create alternate font glyphs/characters?

I used a font recently that had alternate glyphs assigned to each character. It was a handwritten font. Like someone scanned and traced a sample of their own handwriting. And I guess to make it look ...
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Is there any color rule or theory for this kind of situation? [duplicate]

Is there any color theory or rule for something like this?: Considering that is a big blue square that contains another smaller green square and under the green one is a small and thin text with the ...
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Distorted SVG icon when exporting from Sketch

I am getting a strange result when exporting an SVG icon from Sketch. I am trying to export this mail icon that is made up of two masked triangles and an outer rectangle (all using an outside border):...
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How can I simplify a complex path

I have some paths generated outside of Illustrator; these are actually straight lines, but somehow ended up becoming fairly complex paths. I'm hoping to: get the simplest outline (i.e., remove ...
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How can I copy a RGB value of a swatch or a layer to an adjustment curve

I need to change the color of the source to the Target swatch color, so I need the RGB values of target to be copied to an adjustment curve layer. There are scripts for copyong RGB values from INFO ...
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photoshop selection is fuzzy

I found a duplicate post here but with no answers. I looked at this guide from adobe on how to feather edges hoping I'd find an answer but my Feather: option is already at 0 px. I have never had this ...
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Looking to identify this Japanese font

Looking to identify this font from a Kirin CM for Mets soft drink. The text reads: 強いぜ うまいぜ  It's strong It's tasty
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What brush they used on the flag graphic? [closed]

I have some trouble finding the the brush used for the flag graphic that those people wear on their t-shirts. Or what technique they used to create that graphic. 2 women search please the picture ...
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Why is there a faint line around my clipping mask

This image was constructed with a gradient-filled circle with the white-filled art on top (no strokes). Then I copied the circle to the top of the layer and applied a clipping mask to trim the edges ...
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How to have an object cut out background - Illustrator

Im an illustrator newb but am trying to make a puppet for Character Animator that is solid black but removes the background where the facial features are. This is for those projected pumpkins you see ...
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What is the command called in Cinema4D that brings up the four camera views?

It was originally mapped to MMB, but I changed the shortcut and now I want to bind it to something else, but I don't know what the command is called. It is the property which brings up four viewport ...
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Getting the Papirus Icon Theme to work in Inkscape [on hold]

This youtube video has Inkscape using the papirus icon theme (And it's enabled by the global Ubuntu theme default). Anyone know if it's possible to install this theme on Inkscape by itself? Some ...
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How to change text couple times and save every single one?

Is there a way to make really quickly ID's for events? I have a background for my ID's but I have to make them one at a time and save it for each person on the list. Can I somehow automate this ...
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How do I format a URL image link in my tab-delimited data file to data merge with InDesign templates?

I have a data merge file I created in Excel that I export as a comma-delimited text file to import into an InDesign template. Traditionally, I have imported images from a networked drive by setting ...
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Matching the borders of a split text

So I'm trying to match the borders of this split text. I think I can do it by moving all the anchor points but that would be tedious. Is there a more efficient way of doing this? Thanks
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JPEG using illustrator [on hold]

Does the quality of JPEG pictures changed when cropped in any app editting pics? and *what can I do to have a high resolution JPEG pics and unchangale (vector) format?, because as i know that using ...
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Inkscape for cartography : automatic fore color of texts for maximum contrast over background

I have again a series of cities names on a map. I have a solution to fill a background rectangle that can be semi transparent to make the text always visible, great. What I want to do now is ...
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How to remove stains from a white dirty car?

I wanted to "clean" a car using Photoshop but Healing tool etc. don't work good enough to remove the dirt. It looks like this:
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SVG file not saving as drawn in illustrator

Below is an image of the logo I have created in illustrator CS6: However, when I save the file as an SVG and then view it, it has been saved looking like so: Notice how the text is changed to lower ...
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How to change L and R bearings of a referenced glyph?

I created some glyphs with element → build → build composite glyph. Now, Lbearing and Rbearing are locked. How can I change the glyph’s bearings without using Unlink References?
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GIMP Clone using different size, rotation, reflection, perspective transforms?

Is there a plugin for GIMP to enable cloning with transforms (size, rotation, reflection and/or perspective) performed automatically? Currently, the only way I can see to do these things is to ...
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Confused about Illustrator seeming to have a working resolution

I'm currently trying to export my project as a PNG. I had it set to export based on the artboard, which is currently sized to my desired dimensions. However, after I set it to export as a 300ppi PNG,...
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Gimp color with pencil shading

How do I add color to a pencil drawing and leave the pen/pencil shading alone? ( color white under pen/ pencil shading and leave shading untouched on top)
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How to distort a letter into a triangular shape on illustrator?

I've tried making a triangle shape while selecting my letter and going to envelope distort > make with top object and this is what I got...
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Inkscape for cartography: fill the background of a text

I want to produce a geographic map with Inkscape. I have cities with names. I mean I have dozens of city names. I want to fill the background of cities names with a semi transparent background so that ...
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Why are the measurements different in the Properties > Transform palettes in Illustrator CC?

I don’t even really understand the difference between the two panels. The second one puts the Y coord at .75" (correct), and the first one says it’s at 0. I also occasionally notice that the widths ...
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Smart Filter on Smart Object only on Selection Photoshop

If my layer is rasterized and I select something (say with the marquees ellipse), the filters apply only to that selection - moreover - they apply centered on the selection. For example, using the ...
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San Francisco and designing for iOS [on hold]

When designing an application for iOS, am I tied to the San Francisco typography guidelines offered by Apple? To better put this, do I have to follow them strictly? I am new to this and I would like ...
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HELP! | Which fonts are easy to use? UPPERCASE or lowercase? [closed]

Which fonts are easy to read? UPPERCASE or lowercase? Thank You.
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Draw lines connecting a series of circles making rounded triangles

I am trying to create a shape designed with 3 circles that will act as the corners. I am placing the circles very precisely so I want to start with them to define the shape. What I need to do now, is ...
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About Design Copyright 6 [duplicate]

If I did some design projects as a employed a few years ago and I want to use them in my Portfolio as an example but I mention : (Under "Company Name" Copyrights), Am I allowed to use them?
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Using the eraser tool but after applying changes a brush stroke still appears

I'm trying to erase part of an image, but every time I apply the eraser tool a stroke appears like the circle of the eraser tool.
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How to export groups to separate PDF files in Adobe Photoshop?

I have 180 groups (see image for example), each group is a different label design. I need to export each group as an individual PDF file. What is the best way to achieve this? I know how to export ...
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Mystery Font? Please help

Hi guys can anyone find out what font this is, or something similar? Bold, rounded serif font. (ps - 'N's are distorted because this was taken off a t-shirt.)
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What is the problem with the line and the color of my objects?

I am using Adobe Illustrator CS6 and I have a problem with the line and the color of the objects. For some reason, they do not fit together. From the picture, you can see that the line is outside the ...
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How to make transparent shape to make the color more bright

How to make a transparent shape for example a rectangle that increase the brightness of background color or other shape like image below. The background color is dark blue, the shape make the color ...
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move all items in 1 layer to top-most layer-tier in illustrator

In Illustrator, how do I move all vectors in 1 layer to top-most layer-tier and discard the sublayer containers and retain the original layer name? Basically, bring all sublayers and contents to the ...
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Converting Butted Shapes to Lines

The clouds above are all separate shapes, all of them butted up to each other. I want to be able to edit the lines - is there a way of deriving the lines from the shapes, so that there are no overlaps?...

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