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Use of image resolution in image data

When I see the details of an image in windows, there are two data namely “Horizontal Resolution” and “Vertical Resolution” which are in DPI unit. I know that DPI and PPI values are applicable in ...
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Replace Smart Object Script doesn't place the image in the right size, what to do?

// Replace SmartObject’s Content and Save as JPG // 2017, use it at your own risk // Via @Circle B: https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/92796/replacing-a-smart-object-in-bulk-with-...
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Aligning a pattern to connect in Illustrator

So I have been trying to search it on different platforms, but there is no answer to it. And I am sorry if I am not using the right search terms. I am creating a 23.5 cm × 4.5 cm sticker in ...
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Need help identifying Japanese font used in logo

I looking to make a custom/higher quality version of the logo for Hanagumi Taisen Columns. I've tried many different japanese font sites and font identification sites such as likefont.com but so far I ...
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Illustrator: Creating extruded text with a transparent cap while still opaquing "hidden" sides

I'm trying to alter one of Van Halen's original logos with different text, and I'm having trouble duplicating the extruded text effect. Here's the original: This looks to be a kind of extrusion where ...
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How to add canvas margins to canvas in Inkscape 1.2

In inkscape <1.2, I could so easily add (canvas) margins to my drawing by going to Document Properties > Page. There were margin values that could be set up in some numerical fields (see picture)...
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Force GIMP treating pixels as linear values

I have an image with no color profile information, that GIMP treats as sRGB, but actually is linear. Is it possible to switch to linear mode, without touch pixel values.
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Alpha to Colour in GIMP (for real)

The question has already been asked, but the accepted answer is really not what I'm looking for. I want something that measures the alpha value of every pixel, and turns that into a given colour. So, ...
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How to merge multiple image in batch [closed]

I'm doing some images for my project and I need to merge a lot of them. To be more specific: For example, I have a set of images (A1, A2, A3), (B1, B2, B3),..., (Z1, Z2, Z3) And I want to merge each ...
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Is there a way to read content of outline objects in Adobe Illustrator using script?

I have a .ai file which has a layer containing a bunch of nested outline objects (pathItem, compoundPathItems, ClipGroup, etc.). Example - a linear barcode containing rectangular lines with digits ...
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What is the easiest way to do shading for a vector drawing in Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop?

I am doing artistic reconstructions of several animal species for a research project. I am making the drawings using vector illustration in Illustrator. I want to be able to reuse these illustrations ...
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Shape-aware archimedean spiral in Illustrator

I'm looking for a way of creating an archimedean spiral from a custom shape in Illustrator, similar to what is discussed in this paper: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/uploads/prod/2020/02/...
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How are websites permitted to make other companies' fonts available? [closed]

If I want to use - say - ITC Benguiat, I can purchase a licence for it at https://www.myfonts.com/collections/benguiat-font-itc. It'll cost me £450.99 for an annual webfont licence, that allows me to ...
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How to correctly set up left and right page numbering?

I am having trouble understanding how to set up alternating paging (left and right) for InDesign. I know how to do it for facing pages. The problem is, with facing pages, that if I need to add a page ...
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avoiding 'dot gain' : preparing inner sleeve design in illustrator for printing on uncoated stock

I'm preparing album cover artwork -- I'm going to print some vinyl. The mfr recommends a disco jacket as the inner sleeve for 180g vinyl because it resists the vinyl tearing a hole over time. Their ...
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Converting Underlined Text into a Path in Inkscape

So I created some underlined text in Inkscape by following this post as a guide. Now I want to convert my text object into a path. Whenever I select my text and hit the Object to Path button under the ...
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Indesign: Reshuffling page spreads after creating new page

In Adobe InDesign, I have an 80+ page document using broken apart spreads in the pages window. I want to add a new page after page 13. Once I create the new page, every page after that is no longer on ...
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Font forge - SVG Import not working

I am creating a "dot matrix" Kannada font. I try to import the SVG file for a character in font forge, but its not importing in the "dot matrix" style, its getting imported as a ...
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what size should my picture be in photoshop for a printing banner? [duplicate]

I'm looking to design a banner with Photoshop, which is going to be printed in 4m x 1m. What resolution should my picture be in Photoshop? what about it's dpi? Thanks in advance
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What's the rectangle surrounding a font glyph, including its sidebearings, called?

What's the rectangle surrounding a font glyph, including its sidebearings, called? I Googled the words "bounding box" and got conflicting results, where some sources say it's the rectangle ...
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How can I loosely replicate this photoshop effect (formula)

Consider the following image: I am using photopea online, but I think it is the same as photoshop. I attempt using the "Hue/Saturation" Adjustment layer, and when changing the hue property, ...
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How to *clip* saturation in Photoshop to a specific upper bound?

I know how to increase saturation, but is there a way to clip it a particular value? E.g. if clipping to 80% any pixels with a color that has saturation <= 80% remain unchanged, whereas any pixels ...
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export inkscape image for work in Finale Cut Pro

how do i export an .svg file in Inkscape so that when i import the .png image into Finale Cut Pro, it doesn't look grainy? the image in the video doesn't need to be super-high definition; just ...
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How to use the same gradient independently for selected areas in PS?

I have patterns and I want them be with the same gradient, but when I chose gradient it applies to all selected areas as a whole. And gradient is scattered to all selected areas. On the image u can ...
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Stock photo manipulation in order to sell

What are the latest rules for getting a free photo form a stock site (Unsplash, Pexels, etc.), editing the photos and adding effects to them, then selling them at a market as a printed poster or as a ...
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Dividing and Deleting part of an image in inkscape

I am trying to delete the "outside/overflow" of an image, to create a boundary with the pentagram. I have read many help articles, but feel like something strange is going on with the number ...
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How do output a long vertical file for behance?

I was wondering how do people output high quality presentations that are extremely vertically long for Behance. I tried doing it in Illustrator, but the entire canvas wasn't large enough to ...
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Can I use Unicode digits for automatic page numbers in InDesign?

In an InDesign 2019 document, on my master page, I went to Type/Insert Special Character/Markers and selected Current Page. This gives me automatic page numbers but in Western numbers when the ...
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can't find pixel effect in photoshop

hi everyone please help! what effect in this pictures that does flat merged round pixels? saw it many times but cant find the way to do it
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Deformed object size in Adobe Illustrator

I have a lot of icons, there are 100 artboard, and I always type the object size with exact number 95px × 95px. The problem is, every I leave the object and back again select the object, that object ...
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How do I get potrace commands out of inkscape?

I can get the .pnm ⇾ .svg results I want using the Trace Bitmap tool in the Inkscape GUI. If I understand it correctly, that tool is just a front end to Potrace. Is there a way to see what Inkscape is ...
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What are the three most important things a book cover designer needs to master to excel in their field? [closed]

I'm new in the field of book design. I'm not really sure what I should focus on to excel in this area. What characteristics, experience or requirements would an expert in book cover design have to ...
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removing distortions created by adobe lightroom's fill edges mode

I did a Panorama Merge with Fill Edges checked off in Adobe Lightroom and it mostly worked great but there are weird distortions in the top left corner and top center. Any idea how I might most ...
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How do you place a multi-page PDF into only 1 page in 1 spread InDesign?

I'm trying to place a 90 page pdf (document size is 40x40mm) onto 1 sheet (1 page). Should look like a grid. Is there any way to do this? a script maybe? Thanks.
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How to Delete/Remove shape to make it transparent over another shape

I'm Not a graphic designer as evident by this question. I have this shape in Illustrator & I need to export a transparent image (.png). In the middle of the black shape, there are 2 white shapes ...
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Colour profiles and printing (digital, offset and office)

I've recently (2 years ago) started studying and doing graphic design work, and I've only adjudicated work with print shops in stationery (calendars, envelopes, notepads) for the company I work for. ...
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Illustrator's outer glow blur has wrong size

In Illustrator, when I apply outer glow to an object, and set its blur to a given value, the outer glow's actual size appears to be at least twice as large. For example, in the image below, a ...
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Font with variable characters: Different variants of the letters

I was just wondering if there are actually fonts where the individual characters are used variably. An example: There are beautiful fonts which simulate that a text was written with a typewriter. The ...
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Exporting SVG in Illustrator and getting weird outlines, how to fix?

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how to delete english text in picture

hi this is scanned picture and i want to delete English text in the picture and other(Persians text) should remains what should I do?
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How do you smoothly blend these two (permanently merged) layers together?

In GIMP, my background is a solid color.1 On top of this background, I placed an image; then I used a patterned fuzzy eraser tool to cut away all of the image which I didn't need.2 And I merged the ...
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Best macOS software for very large vectors

I want to build very large and detailed vectors to be used as map-like interfaces (via PDF viewers). macOS Preview for viewing allows you to zoom to 30x (3000%). I tried web based Figma, but this ...
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Make bevel for extruded curves

I want to make a stamp from vector image with such a profile: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 32 32"> <path d="M21.32 11.71h9.23v.82q-1.91.17-...
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How can I copy a transformation from one shape/layer to another, in PhotoPea?

Say I've made two shapes as a new layer in PhotoPea. I warp or use a perspective transform (or multiple!) on one shape. Is there a way to replay or copy that change onto a different shape/layer?
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How to export clipping mask in illustrator

I am trying to export an object as an SVG (or even as a path in Figma would be fine). The problem is that every time I try to export something that has a clipping mask in it as an SVG, it looks ...
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How to make rectangle (or any shape) to automatically resized according to texts in Photoshop?

Like I want to put a text inside a rectangle, but the text is subject to change, it can be shorter or longer. Manually, I have to adjust the rectangle size to fit the text every time there are any ...
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How to make it look like the text is sitting on the background rather than floating?

I'm trying to make text look like its sitting on a background, but still have the shadow to denote the bevel of the text. I can't figure out what to do with the shadow in Photoshop to make it look ...
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Can Proper Case be done in photoshop?

Can we do the Proper Case to our text in Adobe Photoshop I am trying to create a flyer where I want my text to be Proper Cased Proper Case: First Letter Capital and rest is small. e.g. I Am A Member ...
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How does one make a bezier curve in Krita have pressure width like a brush for the stroke?

Krita question. When drawing with a pen, one can set the pressure of a brush to look like in the image below: But Bezier curves end up looking with the same width across the whole curve like in the ...
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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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