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When is it really worth it to convert RGB to CMYK (If printers do it anyway!)

Since it is very overwhelming and doubtfully necessary, is it a good idea to depend on printers (RGB to CMYK) auto-conversions to produce usual printing needs? (When Spot Coloring isn't an option for ...
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Drop a file to a folder on Adobe Acrobat DC Pro

Most of the applications I use have a little trick to drop the opened files into a folder: Drag the mini icon at the header and move it to the destination window. However, the new version of Adobe ...
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Creating a duotone with one color as the background and only black for shades

I have a print job which is using only one pantone and black. I'm trying to recreate the image attached in Photoshop. I know this effect can be done using the gradient map layer or putting a green ...
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Upscaling TIFF orthophoto using AI

I have an orthophoto that loses resolution when you zoom in. Each pixel is 25cmx25cm. I am aware of the advances that have been made lately in the world of photo editing using AIs. I wonder if there ...
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Adobe Illustrator - strange selection tool behaviour

I created a rectangle in Illustrator, placed an image on top of it, then copied the rectangle, placed the copy on top of the image and clipped the image with the copy. So the result was a clipped ...
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Name of linked images not showing in Links Panel in Adobe Illustrator CS6

AI links menu is only displaying the thumbnail of the linked images, but not the name of the linked images. When double clicking on the link in the links menu, the only info given is: Thumbnail and ...
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How to create a color palette for an app instead of website

TL;DR How do I create a color palette that supports the user expierence of my app and supports the specific requirements of an app compared to a website for a product or company. I don't need the ...
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Can someone help me identify the font used in this logo?

The image is from the the log for Shin Megami Tensei 20XX. I need help identfiyong the font used for the tetx usd for 20XX. I've tried sites like whatfontis.com, myfonts.com, and likefont.com but have ...
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How to select the right font for the banner? [closed]

Font size Font family Font colour
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Mixed corners Illustrator

I managed to make these corners in Illustrator but I cannot seem to do it anymore. I tried finding how to do it online but I couldn't find it anywhere. Anyone have any idea?
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Words for relative orientation of sides of double-sided paper?

Are there existing words to describe the relative orientation of the front and back of a double sided piece of paper? The four different cases I can think of can be explained with me holding a ...
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How I can export pdf file in .cdr. (File made in adobe photoshop)

As printer guy said he needs .cdr file for printing. I have coral but, don't know how to use coral draw. Please help me. This is very big problem to me right now. Anyone know easiest way to solve this ...
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How can I snap to points with the measure tool in Inkscape?

I want for example to measure the diameter of a circle but I could not find how to do that.
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How to Convert Figma Design to React?

Is there any way with the help of which i can easily convert my figma designs into reactjs? I am new in developing line and it seems very difficult for me to understand react while i have the ...
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How Do I Unlock Tools (unclickable) in Adobe Illustrator

I'm looking to use certain basic tools in Illustrator like the Star Tool, and the majority of tools are shaded out and un-clickable. I am only able to select a handful of tools to draw for example, as ...
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FontForge Modified guillemets do not work in Microsoft Word

I have adapted the guillemets in the free Google Libre Baskerville font for visual dialogue, and I can type and print fine from all native Mac applications such as Textedit, but the font doesn't ...
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Modify pixel art size without losing aesthetic

I have this platform of pixel art: I want to modify its size to make it bigger, and I want to conserve the pixel-art aesthetic, like this: But when I press Start to set the size, the piece turns ...
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Adobe Illustrator CC file is 1.64gb and doesn't open

I have been working with some stippling style brushes I downloaded off of the internet a while ago on Adobe Illustrator. I have used these in my file before but added a few more today on the artboard. ...
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Using Select Same function on similar paths

So, I imported a pdf chart for a knitting pattern into Inkscape. See image attached. Everything imported as paths. Is there a way to select a group of paths (in this case, see the circle with a line, ...
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I have no "export as" option avaliable

i want to set embed color profile but i have no "export as" option. what can i do? I tried to find sulotion in google but unsuccessfully.
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Create " windows trail" effect in vector

Is there a way to create this effect like in this post but in Adobe Illustrator? Hold Alt key copy-pasting kind of works, but it is near impossible to lake it look like "window drag" and ...
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Why is my Photoshop 3D extrusion not working as expected?

I am trying to make this rectangle 3D with the same color for the extrusion. But I am getting this result instead: Notice that the rectangle seems to appear again in a smaller size, instead of ...
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Whenever I draw a shape, the transparency is 14%, how do I reset it to 100%? [migrated]

Whenever I draw a shape, the transparency is 14%, how do I reset it to 100%?
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What language is an adobe ai file written in? [closed]

Can you generate a .ai file with a bunch of different-sized artboards? This is to automate creating different artboard sizes for large amount of adverts. I have the spec as JSON and want to quickly ...
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Adding columns to table in draw.io/diagrams.net

I am using the current version of draw.io for Debian Linux (diagrams.net 17.2.1), and I want to make a table with a dozen or so columns. Selecting the Table 1 item generates a three column table. ...
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How to best illustrate a round, beveled, edge in Illustrator?

I'm creating a block of wood viewed from the front. I'm creating some pseudo-depth by using a darker shape with the top and bottom at opposing angles. i.e. "fake" 3d essentially. I want to ...
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How can I change the highlight color in Illustrator's pattern editing mode?

Somehow the highlight color in Pattern Editing Mode has been set to yellow for me. I'm having considerable difficulty seeing selections unless I place some random dark-filled object behind everything.....
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How do I create an action from this overlay effect in PhotoShop?

Could someone provide a step by step instruction? I am here now: Would the first step be to start recording the action, and then unlock my white bg color layer, and turn it black? Would that be ...
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Powerpoint - best size for a poster on a 55 inch monitor

I want to display a scientific poster on a 55 inch television. Paper posters usually have A0 dimensions (84,1 x 118,9 cm). The powerpoint template from the congress has a wide format with 33,867 cm ...
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Color and group problem of created frame

How can I group the selected object with the created outer frame made in this encoding?. Also I can't set the frame color as "Registration Color". var idoc = app.activeDocument; var sel = ...
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What is Attach Path effect's function in inkscape?

I try Path effect in Inkscape, and I encounter one effect that makes me confused how to do it which is Attach Path effect. I check Inkscape wikipedia and here's the info "Attach Path LPE Connect ...
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How to best convey a rounded corners for pseudo-depth in Illustrator?

I want to create a piece of wood. Think of a 2x4 with some pseudo-depth. Using Illustrator I create the simple appearance of depth using two objects — a light and dark object. The dark object is ...
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Is there a way to edit or import List Items from/to a Combo Box in InDesign?

I'm currently working on translating an interactive PDF in InDesign and I am wondering if there is a way to edit already written List Items instead of having to delete and adding new ones each time I ...
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Change one of the gradient colors for all objects

I have multiple objects that have the same gradient color. The gradient has two color points each. Is it possible to change one of the gradient colors to transparent for all of the objects?
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scaling a circle to tangent two other circles (Adobe Illustrator)

im trying to scale the red circle such that it tangents the two yellow circles exactly while also tangenting the blue circle at the bottom of the red circle. i need a method that will guarantee that ...
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How to add mesh (wireframe) effect to a figure in a photo?

In the 2 images below, mesh topography or wireframe drapes a woman (and two hands) in a photograph, creating a mixed media portrait composed of digital effects and photography. To a statistician, it ...
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How do I fill a shape with another shape in Photoshop?

I'm trying to make a dagger-like shape, filled with triangles of different colours, and a drop of blood coming from the tip of the dagger, the drop also has to be filled with triangles. So basically I'...
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Trim lines using a complex shape, ready for pen plotter (illustrator)

What I want is to only keep the lines: The important part is that if you go to outline mode that it does not look like this: It has to go to a pen plotter. Also the lines have to stay lines (so no ...
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Exporting PNGs of artboards in photoshop

I figured out the png background thing but the png file or design itself will get a white for artboard exporting.
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Trying to Print Multiple Trading Cards at Once via Photoshop

The reason I'm trying to print directly from Photoshop is to keep the image quality. Converting to JPG was my first idea, copy pasting the cards to a word doc or something to get a full page but that ...
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Can someone help me identify the font used in this video game logo

Can anyone help me identify the font used in the logo for Persona 3 Social (ペルソナ3ソーシャル). I've alot of the font identification sites like myfonts.com, squrielfonts.com, whatisfont.com and likefont.com, ...
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How to create an interactive pdf outside of InDesign

I need to create a newsletter template that is easy to use (it will be used by someone with no InDesign experience) and needs to support hyperlinks within the document and to external sources. So far ...
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Should I go through all tutorials that are available on Youtube?

I already watch and learn many tutorials about graphic design programs (for example Inkscape, Blender 3d, MediBang Paint, etc). But after I go through them, I realized that the more I go through the ...
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Change text font, by using define variable on photoshop?

Is there any way I can define which font to use with different data set, on photoshop
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What is an effective way to erase thin lines, for example, notebook ones?

What is an effective way to erase thin lines, for example, notebook ones?
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Inkscape: Force defaults to PDF

I want to make it easier to use Inkscape. So I want the defaults to be changed to what my users expect. They use Inkscape to edit PDF files, so import should be as visually accurate as possible and ...
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Inverting photo using pre-defined material colors

I like to use black-backgrounded slides for my conference presentations. However, as research papers use white-backgrounded figures, they should be converted. A good option is inverting the colours. ...
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Looking for svg editing software that supports the animate function

I am currently doing some simple svg files by hand. They contain simple graphics. Think of a circle representing a planet and a smaller circle passing in front of it representing a moon. I use the ...
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Custom photoshop script to combine files

I've created a few drawings of characters with blank faces and several different facial expressions that I intended to simply put over the drawing of the blank-faced character (face pictures have ...
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Changing Color palette and pixelating

I have a photo of my dog and I thought it would be fun for my kids to reproduce it in chalk on our drive way in large scale, then look at it from our up stairs window (and hopefully learn about colors ...

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