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Is there a shape/icon to indicate something is safe?

I think the proper shape for a piece of hardware is to show a shield alone or with a tick to show that this hardware is secure and protected Using the thumb up or tick alone is more for showing the ...
Khalil Hanna's user avatar
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Is Adobe Illustrator too heavy for handling complex EPSs?

Depends a lot on a range of issues: 1) sheer vector data density - if it's a truly huge number of points and vectors, Illustrator will bog down. 2) some of the the specific effects applied to given ...
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Why is the numpad on a keyboard not designed to print typographically correct symbols?

Historical reasons only – plus a side dish of "backward compatibility". The original PC keyboards were very much 'typewriter-like'. Also, in the original ASCII set there were no 'fullwidth plus', '...
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What issues will I face when doing photoshop and design work on a curved monitor?

It makes minimal difference in terms of distortion. Unless you do a lot of perspective correction for architectural shots and the like I wouldn't worry about that at all. If you work on critical work ...
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Is a Wacom tablet a good product for a beginner/hobbyist?

This is from my experience and my experience only. I have been using pen and tablet since 2006 now and cannot use anything else right now. I had a pen that wasn't wacom and wasn't fully satisfied with ...
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Wacom Cintiq Pro 13 or 24?

Take one big sheet of paper, of the size of each model of monitor you want to try, put some marks on the active area... And imagine they are the actual monitor. Make the kind of drawings you are used ...
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Looking for a printer for thick paper and A3 format size?

Absolutely opposite. Such a small demand of printed sheets means you have no reason to invest in your own equipment. Any digital print shop will be more than happy to have you as a customer. And ...
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Krita3.0 - brush recognised on mouse but not on tablet

In the case above , Krita is able to detect mouse stroke but is not able to detect the pressure sensitivity(brush stroke almost invisible) of the drawing tablet ,making the tablet completely unusable. ...
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Krita3.0 - brush recognised on mouse but not on tablet

I've eventually fixed my problem by switching to Firealpaca. It isn't exactly like Krita but works fine on my low spec PC.
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Photoshop RAM usage

A PSD file is usually compressed on HDD. Opening the file will decompress it so it will be larger. There is Undo/History that has to be stored somewhere, which means many more versions of the file. I'...
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PC configuration for smooth performance in Photoshop and Illustrator?

Good RAM, and lots of it, for Photoshop is the most important thing. By lots, I mean 32GB. This is relatively cheap and lets you use symbols and smart objects freely, without concern for slowdowns. ...
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Is a Wacom tablet a good product for a beginner/hobbyist?

And here is an oposed opinion. I have an Intuos 5 now, This is my second tablet, which I almost never use. I use a good quality mouse. On my first tablet I reduced the workable area to about 3x2 ...
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