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Everytime I copy and paste a vector from adobe illustrator to adobe animate my animate layer then gets changed to a random name repetitively?

So what happens is that I copy and paste the vector image from my adobe illustrator file to adobe animate, them the layer in adobe animate then changes its name to the same name every single time, ...
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Can anyone suggest a good paper for printing posters?

I'm looking to print posters similar to the mass-produced movie posters. Is there a place online that sells 13x19 or 11x17 or similar sized paper that I can use for printing posters? I can't seem to ...
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Large Format Design - Client needs 4x12 3up at 300dpi but under 300mb

I’ve been working with an indie sign company the past two weeks, and currently we are working on a wood texture sign for a restaurant meant to be viewed from a driving distance/on the road. The sign ...
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Cut out a city in a map based on (a path) administrative boundries

I want to cut out this city, from a map, based on the yellow dotted line (administratieve boundries). So what is within the yellow line I want to remain and what is out off the line I want to delete. ...
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Convert Shape Layer to Stroke

Hey, I know this is a very old question, but my question is a bit different. I have a problem converting this layer to stroke. I attached the image in the post. When I try to convert a shape to stroke ...
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Preserving color variations in font with FontLab

I am very new to using FontLab, so please pardon my ignorance :) I am trying to create a font from lettering I have done in watercolor (so some areas of each letter are darker than others..see ...
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Pixel perfect icons, how to

I use Inkscape to create icons. And I see that Font Awesome talks about their icons being pixel perfect. I like the idea and always tried to do the same with the default canvas which is A4. But when I ...
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Can I use script to move items to a named layer in illustrator?

I have a programmable keyboard that I am using to assign shortcuts and nmacros to for various programs. One of the things I want to do is move selected objects to a named layer. I always have four ...
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Any Western Comic Composition Versus Japanese Manga Composition Guides?

As the title says, are there any books or articles about the differences in page layout and paneling between comics and manga? I've found a single image about some differences but it hardly goes in ...
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define color palette from excel

I would like to define a custom palette from an array of colors (rgb/hsv whatever etc). I can save the array in excel if needed. How can I go about this? EDIT say i built a swatch file like this, i ...
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Inkscape freehand shapes not saving properly

I have been using Inkscape for a while and recently with a Huion drawing tablet. I have not intentionally changed any settings, but I find that at times, shapes I draw with the freehand pen, are not ...
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When brushing with a translucent colour, is there any way to make multiple strokes into one?

The example below is using Krita, but since this kind of operation is common in almost all graphics software, I would like to know if there is a general method for this. When brushing with a ...
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How to remake the “brush” efftect used on this LOTR-Poster?

I am trying to remake a poster for a friends (nickname Frodo) wedding. I am close to finish, but I don't know how to give the resulat (it was more a less a simple face swap) the same brush-touch as ...
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What's the best practice for hyphenation in InDesign?

I always get those annoying hyphens on almost every line no matter what I'm doing. I edit each line individually as necessary but this becomes tedious for bigger tasks. Is there a better way to manage ...
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recolor objects different versions from swatch (excel)

My question is similar to Recolor Artwork: single swatch to multiple swatches, however, instead of coloring random squares, I have objects such as a shirt that want to make multiple versions of, the ...
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Are there any sites that review front covers and give you feedback?

I am making a game front cover and I have made a front cover for it but it isnt that good and I am not sure what other people would think either. Is there a site (it could be this one) that I can ...
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How to increase line pattern density in Inkscape?

I would like to have a square with diagonal hatching in Inkscapae 1.0. I followed the instructions in the question Create hatching in Inkscape: I created a slanted line in the desired color and ...
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How to fill pixel art circle area?

I would like to know how can I fill and color area which is in circle border area and how to remove area which is outside of circle border area and keep perfect shape? In general I have a pixel art ...
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Based on the brand attributes, which logo weight and typography do you think reflects better the brand? [closed]

Can you give me some professional advice on my personal brand logo? As an undergraduate with a side hustle, I cannot afford expensive branding services, so I decided to spend some time researching ...
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Figma : keep prototype links while changing button status

When I have a button (component named "primary button" for example) that is linked to another screen, if I want to switch this button to let's say another component named "secondary ...
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Scribus export to PDF results in a large file size (compared to the included JPEG)

I am trying to add a JPEG image to a Scribus document, and then to export it as PDF; the file size of the resulting PDF should not be much higher. I just added a frame for an image, loaded the JPEG ...
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How can I outline a shape without altering the size in the process?

I'm using Inkscape and I'm searching for a way to outline an object, without making it bigger in the process. Removing the fill and leaving the stroke doesn't work, because the outline sits on the ...
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Illustrator fill shape with lines

I have a custom triangle shape with rounded corners and want to fill it with "wavy" lines like the example. I something easy to do with illustrator?
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What governs the order of linked text frames in Scribus?

I'm in the process of laying a document out using Scribus, and I've noticed an odd behaviour - I'm using a two-page spread and the text on the right-side pages flows from the rightmost text frame ...
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How to make a graphic like this

Is there any specific software for something like this? I wanna help the community of this game
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How to uncheck Antialiasing in Rectangle Selection in GIMP?

I am unable to uncheck Rectangle Select's Antialiasing in GIMP, every other options works just fine, as well I can uncheck Antialiasing with every other tool. What am I missing?
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Find a string between 2 static element groups

I want to find all textblocks in InDesign with Grep that are between "Article: " and "— " I already tried to understand what they do here: https://indesignsecrets.com/findbetween-a-...
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How can I design educational post for social media? [closed]

I need to design educational posts on Instagram and other social media how can I do it using photoshop and illustrator?
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A filter to map lightness to hue of a pixel

Is there a filter to map the lightness of source pixels to the hue value of a pixel? I'm looking for some sort of effect similar to the "Colorama effect" in After Effects?
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How do I key bind My artist xp 12 with Krita? And if so, what are the best? [closed]

I just bought a artist xp 12 drawing monitor and I was wondering if there’s a way to key bind with the drawing program “Krita ” I know you can key bind, but I’m having issues actually key bindings, ...
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how to get rid of Illustrator selection tool bold outline on topmost object?

Recently while I was working on illustrator, I noticed that instead of outlining every object I selected with the same box, the top most object within the selection would have a thicker, bold bounding ...
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A printer profile that prints Word documents w/ custom header & footer [closed]

A few years back, a friend of mine set Microsoft Word up for me so that when I go to print out a Word document, I could select under my normal printers a unique "profile" that would ...
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Recommended typography settings - brochure A5 size [closed]

I'm going to create a scientific brochure (A5 booklet size). The page with most text would have two columns. Font I need to use is 'Myriad Pro'. Can you please confirm the recommended: font size (I'm ...
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Quick reveal faint marks from semi transparent image

Hoping for a quick way to reveal faint pixels on a transparent layer. In the example image below, there's a smudge in the upper left that was hard to see in Photoshop. Ideal Solution Adding blend ...
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Inkscape. Flip vertical

When I select the text tool and click and drag the text appears flipped horizontally. I can solve it going to Object > Flip horizontal. But I would like to understand why does it happen from the ...
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Illustrator pathfinder giving me compound paths

I'm trying to do a 'minus front' on two paths in Illustrator: Normally I'd do this and it'd give me one expanded path, but this time it's giving me a compound path (and the results appear to be all ...
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Advice for report layout? [duplicate]

I'm an engineer who recently became a member of a county Grand Jury in California. For those who don't know what that means, it's a body of 19 people who - for a year - have the responsibility to ...
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Is Graphic Design fun? [closed]

or are you undervalued, will not get paid enough? Is marketing a better field? Could anyone please give me an insight into their job. I´m scared that my passion for creativity will be taken away from ...
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How to edit a freshly opened image in GIMP? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04, I took a screenshot which I saved as a PNG in my Pictures folder. Next, I right clicked the image and selected "Open with other application" to open it with GIMP. ...
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Problems with text boxes after saving file in inkscape

After saving my logo in inkscape, I'm facing a problem with the text's boxes and alignments. The problem is that when I'm going to open it on krita as svg, the textbox is way bigger than the one I ...
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Screen cap in Chrome measures bigger in Axure, why?

I'm putting together guidelines of graphic dimensions for our website. The sizes need to be exact. However, I noticed that there is a discrepancy between a shape in the browser, v.s. Axure. For ...
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How can I create a brush that picks from several shapes randomly?

I would like to create a brush that randomly chooses a shape from about 5 shapes that I provide. Something like in the image below - the red, green, purple and yellow shapes (ignore the planets and ...
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Strategies for picking good colour palettes?

I'm new to web design. I learned the basic stuff like layout, contrasts, the difference between RGB and CMYK, etc., but I struggle to apply this well in practice: Picking good colours that work well ...
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How do you set a grid when you have a sidebar? [closed]

need to design a simple dashboard with a 240px sidebar menu for a 1440px screen size. The layout has to based on Bootstrap 4 Grid. So I set a grid with a gutter of 30px - but how do I determine the ...
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Adobe Illustrator: How to make turnaround character

Good day. I'm learning after effects animation right now. I'm a software developer. And i can't draw. So i'm using free AI from freepik. This is the template i'm following which i asked a friend to ...
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How do I create create stripped glass effect text in illustrator?

I found this image in MoMa website. This poster was designed by Juan Carlos Distéfano in 1964. I try to replicate the effect of the text. Turns out it harder than it looks. Any tips how to achieve ...
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Illustrator - Substract creates compound path

When I am trying to substract two shapes where one shape is completely inside the other illustrator creates something like a group of two objects. I want to avoid this because I need shape with 'hole' ...
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Chinese characters render as boxes even though font supports them [closed]

Out of this database of ~80,000 Chinese characters: ~80,000 render correctly on Google search results and my URL bar ~75,000 render correctly on the database website and here on SE. ~27,000 render ...
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Hyperlink Image Figma

Is there a way to hyperlink and image or text in Figma to be clickable when exported as a PDF? Thanks in advance.
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Crop closed paths into open paths

In a few operations, how can I crop closed paths and have the result be a set of open paths? It's important that the solution be as few operations as possible, and not rely on point and click. (I'm ...

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