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Is it possible to import my own SVG into Canva

I'm trying to figure out a way how to import my own vector SVG graphic to Canva. I've tried numerous tutorials on creating SVG files from Adobe Illustrator, I've tried numerous Ai to SVG convertors, ...
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Proper optical size usage for variable typefaces

How do I know which optical size to use accordingly to pt/px size? For example, Newsreader goes as low as "1" in the "optical size" axis in it's variable alternative. Does that ...
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How to draw in Photoshop

I am very noob in Photoshop. I want to draw a tree with leaves, just to practice following the original psd file. But no way I can achieve the same level of excellency the original one has. I tried ...
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Adjustments on a photo after creating it with photo merge

I created an image using photomerge-4 scans of a part of the same painting. After creating the image, I’m not able to adjust image (Image/Adjustments). It is greyed out. I’m sure it’s something simple…...
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How to add exceptions to space before and after a paragraph?

I have defined four paragraph styles and would like the space between them to work "in pairs". First paragraph (no indent) Heading 1/2/3 I would like No space between Body text and ...
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How can I (using Gimp) accurately remove a red background from an image?

I've been designing some custom backgrounds for a game recently, although I have little to no skill with photo editing. I've usually only used MS paint, but this particular project required tools that ...
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Inkscape - save Tiny SVG (for QtSVG compliance)

I have some graphics done in my favourite Inkscape and I need it to be Tiny SVG compliant in order to be able to drive it later pragmatically by QtSVG. Collecting tiny bits and pieces from many ...
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How to keep text formatting when updating 'Linked' txt files in InDesign?

With the option of 'Create Links When Placing Text and Spreadsheet Files' enabled in InDesign, is it possible having a txt file (plain text) that is continuously updated outside InDesign to keep the ...
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How to mimic needlework embroidery in Photoshop?

I am working on a needlework embroidery generator and I want it to be able to generate simulations of the final embroidery. I came across an image which looks like what I need and from the metadata I ...
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How to quantify the distance between two colors?

I am working on an app that helps the user create data visualizations. Long story short, I need it to be able to tell when two colors will be in high contrast with one another or not, so that it can ...
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Move object to existing group without actually moving it in the drawing

After creating an object in the root, I try to move it into an existing group just for better organization and I don't expect anything to happen in the drawing. I'm a beginner and I fail to ...
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*.png file seems to increase in filesize without any change

I have to save my images as png-8, 300ppp, with Photoshop CS6 and always works good. But today, the same image yesterday was 250kb, today is 1.1MB, without making any change. Can somebody help me, ...
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What is the easy way to render a 2D cadastral plan in 3D?

Is there an easy way to render a plan like this : Cadastral plan exemple In simple 3D, just to show the shadows ? With Sketchup for example ? Like an automatic image trace, where I define the ...
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How to apply specific object style to textFrames, those starting with anchored graphic frame?

I have a document (InDesign CS6) with a story, using text frames as placeholders. These text frames all have a graphic frame as first paragraph, going on with some other paragraphs with text. Now, i ...
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Where is word spacing determined and how do I edit it?

I am editing a font in Font Forge but it seems there is no variable or property for word spacing. Applications all render this font with far too wide word spacing which led me to assume this was a ...
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Import SVG as shape/path in Photoshop

Is there a way to import an SVG into Photoshop and have it be treated as a shape/path? or perhaps converted to a shape/path so that it can be edited (e.g. manipulate its control points, change its ...
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Vector gets pixelated

I don't understand something. If I transfer a vector shape/design into some pixel based software like Photoshop or After Effects it gets pixelated. Why? The basic structure of any vector shape is not '...
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Krita brush size on canvas depends on ppi setting

I don't know if this is specific to Krita, I'd just like to understand how to handle it, as I cannot find any specific posts or info addressing it. [Please note that I am a beginner and I am not doing ...
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What style is this font?

What's the name for this style of lettering? It makes me think of Victorian, but I wonder if there's a name for this particular style? Also, can anyone help me find this font?
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SVG for WPF from illustrator – URL?

Has anyone got some fool-proof settings for exporting SVG files from illustrator for WPF environment dev buttons? Specifically, I'm being told by the developers the icons with a gradient are ...
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How to quickly soften dark colors for printing?

My energy provider goes around bragging about how green they are. However, their invoices are using some combination of colors that prevents me to quickly print it with minimal ink. Until now, I used ...
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How to use RGB mask to create several images based on color replacement

I have several RGB images in a game that are used as "references" to create other images. Below there are three examples of references: "R-male.png", "Fish.png", "...
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How to select all sublayers in one click in Illustrator

In Illustrator sometimes in one layer we have to draw many things. and I want to select them all in a fast way. Neither double click on the main layer or shift click the sublayers works, How can I ...
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Drop Shadow outside the canvas when exporting in Illustrator?

I am trying to export the canvas of an illustrator file only to svg but when I try to open the file, the drop shadow of the objects in my file are still visible outside the canvas. I am relatively new ...
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Fit smaller piece of image as best as possible into duplicated image with a hole that has soft borders - is this doable?

Imagine an image with a free selection with Antialiasing on + Feather edge pixels, copy and paste to new Layer(top), set the top Layer mode to something like Clear/Erase. I wonder if the following is ...
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How to keep two colors in one vector shape

I need a circle (must be a vector) with two colors in it. If I divide the circle into two part equally and color them differently and Apply pathfinder -unite they become one and pick only one color. ...
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Continuously changing the stroke width

To change the stroke width of an object, you may use, e.g., the Stroke style tab of the Fill and Stroke dialog, or the context menu of the Stroke width in the selected style indicator:                 ...
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How to drag opposite direction points of an anchor point simultaneously in photoshop cc?

I have an anchor point B selected on a shape created with pen tool as shown in the image Given that 2*AB = BC. Now, whatever pen tool I use to drag C or A, it only changes BC or AB, not both of them. ...
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A narrow font with coding ligatures?

I am looking for a font that provides coding ligatures, especially arrows, but which has a rather narrow appearance. Hence, could be a proportional font rather than a monospaced font. Font should be ...
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How can I color 4 different headings in a black-and-white PDF simultaneously?

Click to download the PDF. Ought the little-known publisher have lessened the file size from 253 MB? Anyway, how can I color only the 4 different headings most methodically and quickly? Coloring each ...
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is there a way to clone and mirror at the same time in Krita?

Suppose you have painted a landscape with mountains and villages in the background, and you decide to put (lake) water at the bottom. Now you need to reflect the landscape into the water. The only ...
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How to draw a curved line in Pixlr

I am very new to Graphic Design and I am trying to create a curved line on Pixlr. I click on the Draw Tool, I click on the line but the only option is to draw a straight line. How can I create a ...
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Scale distance between text and objects without scaling font size

I have a figure constructed of text, lines, and boxes. I want to change the horizontal scaling, and I want the text to translate/move in proportion to the change in horizontal scale, but I don't want ...
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Sketch App Fills color dropdown solicitors

I've been trying to figure this out today but had little success. I'm wondering if any of you from the community could help me. I'm trying to add the color pallet saved in my sketch design library ...
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Inkscape : Flipping object vertically

I want to create a reflection of my my pie chart, so I duplicate it and then flip it vertically, but I don't know why I obtain this strange result : the object is not exactly the same. Am I doing ...
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Convert PNG pixel arts to SVG without tracing

For a personal project, I designed some icons as PNG files and would like to export them as SVGs. I know the next question: I don't want a raster, I need vectors. I found this question but since it's ...
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Find two scales of color that do not intersect (much)

I have objects that have a number property (it's actually a percentage). I analyze these objects based on wether this property exceeds a threshold or not. I want to show these objects and color them ...
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How to use the color theme of a brand in its design?

The brand I'm creating will be used on a youtube channel and on a dedicated website. Lets say that the brand has a 3 colors palette, green purple orange. The main color is green, it is used for the ...
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Any automated system to compute the linear length of a letter(s) in a word or phrase?

I may be way out of league asking this question but is there a way to get the linear length of a letter or words. That is, if you were to take the word "super" and measured the outside border of the ...
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How to prevent Ps from deleting my guides when I'm trying to delete a layer?

I've noticed that in Photoshop 23.4.1 after I lay down a guide it turns deep blue and becomes sort of the "active" selection. This probably has a purpose, but for me it's just an annoyance. ...
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Inkscape export to pdf objects are missing

I am using inkscape to export a svg-file I have created with it to pdf. Everything works fine, except for the rectangular elements which are missing in the pdf file. My svg file can be found here: ...
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Fill an object in Figma with a stripe pattern

I want to apply some stripe pattern like this to an object in Figma: So far I found this plugin, but it does only allow to create a rectangle that has a linear gradient with many alternating colors. ...
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Strange random corners with brush [duplicate]

How to get rid or manage these artificial "corner fill"?
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ActionScript Dialogue

Essentially I'm wondering how I would have a text box pop up and every time you press e, the next string of text will appear. Then, once you get to the end of the array of text, the textbox art should ...
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Is a teaser with no image still a teaser?

I usually expect a teaser to have some kind of multimedia content like an image or a video or an audio preview. Pretty much like a media-object . But is a teaser still a teaser, if there's no ...
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Affinity Designer Question about Joining Nodes

Beginner. I need to join the nodes in a drawing in Affinity Designer. Whenever I select the entire drawing and click join nodes, random lines appear all over the drawing. Any idea how to solve?
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Can GIMP open PSD files without any loss of information?

I'm a programmer for a website. Because the site looked kind of naff, we paid a graphics designer to do us a new design. He has just sent me sample images (.jpgs) and the .psd files they were ...
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Adobe Illustrator 5: When I move an object right it moves up?

I have Adobe Illustrator 5 on Mac. Everything was normal before but now some document level transformation settings have changed. Arrow keys don't work as they should. When I move selected object ...
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Indesign Page Number reference adds extra Space

I'm using cross-references within one document and want to display the page number of the linked content. I'm using it within a auto-sizing container (the selected object). But as soon as a page ...
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How to retain smooth curves in Medibang Paint Pro?

Medibang is the program that I use for drawing the most. So there is a problem that got me worried. When I draw curves, Medibang somehow coverts it into straight lines, with no tools on. I tried ...

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