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Emoji typing support in Illustrator or Photoshop?

I've found a bit of a workaround, hopefully this helps. System Preferences > Keyboard > Check the box for "Show Keyboard & Character Viewers in menu bar" then close window. Now on your top menu ...
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How to remove double rectangle from artboard in Illustrator CC?

Those lines are Print Tiling guides. They're designed to help you print a single design over multiple pages. For more information on Print Tiling in Illustrator check out the Viewing Artwork article ...
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Export Artboards to separate PDFs (Illustrator)

Export> Export for screens Choose PDF as format (Press the settings icon to change preset). Enter name into the Prefix window. The name of the artboards should append after that name.
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How do I apply a color gradient to a stroke?

I am not sure at what point you are unable to apply the gradient. Here is a very short tutorial on how to apply a gradient to a stroke. First create the gradient in the gradient panel Once you're ...
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Fitting an object to an artboard in Adobe Illustrator

If you press Shift-o then Enter It will show you the width and height of the selected Artbord. You can manually enter these dimensions to your object by first Selecting the object, going to the top ...
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How do I rename multiple selected layers in Photoshop CC?

There is no native feature for renaming multiple layers, at least yet. You can however start renaming a layer and use TAB to move to rename the next layer or Shift+TAB to rename the previous layer. ...
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How to import keyboard shortcuts into Illustrator CC?

This isn't a direct import option, but if you have a set of shortcuts saved on Machine A, then there will be a file [set name].kys in your prefs folder. You can copy this file to the prefs folder on ...
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Are Adobe Typekit fonts "free" to use?

The short answer is yes (if you're using Typekit legitimately as part of your subscription to Adobe CC). Here are a couple of useful FAQs directly from the Typekit site: Can I use synced fonts for ...
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Am I allowed to embed Typekit fonts directly into a website and host them myself?

My understanding is No. The page view cap is there to gain further money for Adobe if you need more page views. It has absolutely nothing to do with bandwidth or foundry licensing. Adobe has plenty ...
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Work off files locally and then upload to Adobe Creative Cloud?

The thing is save things in your creative cloud folder you are ALREADY working locally, and then it SYNCS to the creative cloud servers (and any other computer you have your cloud account linked to). ...
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Illustrator CC Text not turning, acting like indesign text

The behavior you're seeing is because you're actually rotating a text frame...much like InDesign, as you said. You can rotate the object the way you want using the Rotate Tool (R) or the Free ...
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Photoshop CC: Drag moves top layer not panel selected layer

Yes this is because you most likely have auto-select checked. As the name implies the auto-select feature will auto-select either the closest group or layer underneath your cursor (you can set the ...
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How to delete old versions of Adobe CC Applications

To delete old versions of Adobe software, you must do that through the Adobe Creative Cloud application. 1) Open the Adobe Creative Cloud app. 2) Find the version you would like to uninstall and ...
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Preserve Photoshop PNG transparent margin from generator

The transparency is not excluded. I mean, the transparency does exist where it should ( between the blue color blocks ). The image is just trimmed to get rid of that extra blank space that you don't ...
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Column Guides Are Unlocked But I Still Can't Move Columns In A Text Frame

You can't alter the width of an individual column within a text frame, they all have to be equal. To create columns of unequal width or height, create threaded text frames (a story) side-by-side on ...
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Create equal space between anchor points in illustrator CC

you can actually just select the anchor points in question and use the align pallet as long as you don't select ALL of the anchor points. As you select single points, you will see the text in the ...
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Queries from Printers about my booklet created with photoshop, please help

What your printer is asking for is standard requirements for print-ready files. Since you are using Photoshop, some things might be a bit more complicated to adjust; we have no idea what your layout ...
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Polygonal lasso tool went mad

You are zoomed in to the pixel level of your image. There's no way to cut a pixel in half, when zoomed out it looks smooth, in reality it's just "a staircase" selection. What looks like this zoomed ...
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Illustrator: How to prevent layers showing white background?

from the menu, select View / Show Transparency Grid or hit Cmd+shift+D
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Preventing Illustrator CC vector objects distorting when scaled

I had the same problem. I used Object > Flatten Transparency (with the art selected) and it fixed it. Why? I have no idea but it did work, even though there was no transparency applied to the art ...
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Emoji typing support in Illustrator or Photoshop?

Since emoji are full-color and Photoshop only recognizes gray-scale fonts, you cannot import the emoji as a font. However, in just a few easy steps, you can easily pull in any emoji. Paste the emoji ...
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What settings do I use to export a high-quality *.gif file?

There's really no such thing as a high-quality gif. The format was developed in the early 1990s and is limited to 256 colours, one of which may be fully transparent. Best you can do is optimize it ...
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Placing a logo on a hot air balloon (Photoshop)

If you are willing to work a little for a realistic result you should calculate the number of sections of the baloon you want to place it on, cut the logo in the equivalent number of sections and ...
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Drag layers between tab-docked documents in Photoshop

Also you can right click on selected layer(-s) and use Duplicate layer option
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How can I reset the grid rotation in Illustrator?

You can find the rotation in: Edit → Preferences → General... Set Constrain Angle to 0°
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Save to IDML script not working in CC2017

There is no reason to use a script in newer editions of InDesign as the IDML feature is under Export. Just go to File -> Export choose Format: InDesign Markup (IDML). If you are worried about the ...
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Illustrator CC 2018: How to merge two ellipses with curved path

You can not directly combine paths in the middle of segments. The only way to connect paths is through anchor points. Anchor points only offer two path connectors - an "in" and an "out". At no time ...
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Illustrator 2014 - How to remove/move "share on behance" from Illustrator

You have to delete: C:\Programs Files\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CC 2014\Contents\Windows\CEP\extensions\behance NOTE: The Behance Publish Service plug-in has been removed as of Illustrator CC 2015.3.1....
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