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Take the image of the blue circle below as an example. "Maintaining transparency" means when it is placed in a document, the checkered parts around the circle will remain see-through. transparency maintained If transparency is NOT maintained, the document bounds of the blue circle file will be visible (the white part). The edges around it will no longer be ...


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There's no native way to do this in Sketch. So plugins to the rescue! The SVG-Insert Sketch plugin is exactly what you need to get the job done.


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When importing all the text files or some of them > drag to create the import frame and without releasing the mouse: Press Right Arrow to increase the grid number of columns Press Left Arrow to reduce the grid number of columns Press Top Arrow to increase the grid number of rows Press Bottom Arrow to reduce the grid number of rows Import Next import, if ...


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You can link an Inkscape SVG inside another Inkscape SVG such that the linked file auto-updates in all files using it, like a linked raster image would. This is accomplished using the <image /> tag as follows: Create an image called dummy.png. Use the same location as the SVG to link. Use the same dimensions as linked image will be in the parent SVG. ...


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Scribus 1.4.x (the one mentioned in the wiki article you're linking) has no way to exchange content with InDesign (in the way you're aiming to). Scribus 1.6 (the next future stable version) will have some ways, but I'm not sure that you will be really able to go back and forth between InDesign and Scribus. The features are already in the Scribus 1.5.x ...


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You need to start with InDesign's Data Merge feature where you import the list of names from a CSV file, overlay these onto you certificate design and automatically generate a document with 1000+ pages. Then, to break this into individual files, there is no direct way to do that, but there are some workarounds as described here.


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Place the file as usual with File > Place... (Cmd / Ctrl+D), but before clicking 'Open', check the 'Show Import Options' box. That way, you will have the options to choose the page / artboard you want to place. Simply repeat placing the file to place the other pages / artboards.


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Apparently the problem arose because I had commas in the data that I was importing. Illustrator read those as decimals for some reason. Originally, the data in my XML looked like this: <graph1> <data numDataColumns="9"> <values> <row> <value key="name"></value> &...


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I checked the size in Inkscape. It is the page size which is 22px x 22px, but the object itself is only 10px x 14px. When you import the image into Inkscape, that is in fact the correct size. Inkscape isn't deleting anything when you import. There is no "white space". You are merely importing the 10xp x 14px object into a different sized page. Inkscape ...


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Linking to external SVG files (but apparently not pdf files) will be possible with Inkscape 1.0 (Release notes). In Inkscape it will still be converted to a raster image, but you can set the DPI on import and even afterwards. The rasterization happens inside Inkscape, so it does not increase the file size. Also, if viewed in a browser, the linked svg file ...


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When you import a vector file into inkscape, it comes in as a group of vector objects. Thus resolution isn't an issue. I do this a lot for graphs from origin and python/matplotlib. This is easy to check - -click on a curve in your graph and select the "edit paths by node" tool (F2) - you'll be able to edit the nodes. Auto-updating would be nice, but I don'...


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Unless you're having storage space issues, or it's not displaying properly in Illustrator, you should always try to leave your layer masks intact. Look at it from a "non destructive editing" perspective. When you apply the layer mask, you're destroying information you may not be able to get back, or may have to redo something you already did.


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Solved. It was a glitch in the GPU preview, as suggested by Joonas I just had to select: View > Preview on CPU. Thanks.


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Inkscape can change the fill and stroke of a vector graphic. If you want, you can trace the imported bitmap and change fill and stroke of the resulting vector.


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Yes there is a way. Save your PSD making sure all the layers are enabled. In Illustrator click File > Place, select the PSD, click on the page to place it. Then click Object > Ungroup. Each of the layers can then be moved to where you want on the page.


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for a quick fix separate your spot image into 4 separate greyscale.psd images then place in illustrator and apply the spot colour to each grayscale image. Then embed them and warp to your top object.


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There is no way to rotate different parts of a single layer so you need to import each of your pictures on different layers. You can easily separate everything in Illustrator to its own layer by selecting the top level layer in the Layers panel and choosing "Release to Layers (Sequence)" from the panel menu: The created layers will be sub-layers so you ...


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File → Place... in Photoshop... or Copy and Paste from the vector's native application... or drag and drop the file from your OS's file browser... Place files in Photoshop - Adobe Support


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Found a solution on my own: For some reason the PDF contained a clipping mask covering the entire page. Releasing everything from the clipping mask (Select frame, right click, in context menu click "release clipping mask" or similar [I'm on German software, don't know the English wording]) revealed all the content of the document. Thanks to everybody for ...


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To import multiple images as individual layers in Krita (4.0) you can use layer > Import/Export > Import layer and then in the file chooser dialog box, select multiple images and then press import. For importing sequential frame use the Import Animation Frames, Also use the animation work-space to check your animation layers in Timeline.


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I don't think there's a direct path from INDD style to anything else, even other Adobe products. They are essentially embedded within the INDD document. You might have better luck with the XML from a saved .idml document. (Just choose IDML in the InDesign Save As window) You can examine the IDML file and see the styles in XML form... This image shows ...


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Huh... recreate an Indd document with another software?! "Headache is coming" :-) That said, you can export Indd stories in RTF format, which carries styles. Not sure about which properties will be retain. For sure, not all of them, you'll have to experiment... To export all stories as RTF files, run the ExportAllStories.jsx script from the Scripts panel....


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Obviously you do not want to go to Photohop. There the job could have been done faster than writing the question. One reason to avoid Photoshop is its high cost. You have several good options that doesn't need more money to be invested. Unfortunately sticking in Illustrator isn't one of them. In illustrator it's theoretically possible to play with color ...


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It may not be very helpful in this instance since its only 4 pages, but if you're ever in need of importing/placing multiple pages which would be tough to do manually, there's an easy-to-use script that comes built-in with InDesign called PlaceMultiPagePDF.jsx. It can found in the Scripts panel under 'Samples → Javascript'. It works like a charm and is very ...


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Word Doesn't really allow you to do that... But you can try some tricks to get close to what you want like using text boxes so you can place them where you want people to write and drop some dummy text in it so they know where they should be writing. For an image on the background non-selectable I usually do this: Make an image (say A4 / the size your ...


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Something similar used to happended to me, but with a black bg instead of white. This happeneded to me when I pasted an image directly by copying it from the internet, try to download it and place it the image, that worked for me.


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So I also posted this question in the principle facebook group and there the following workaround was suggested: Just tried to recreate the problem, pretty annoying, anyhow here's how to fix it. When you flip the speech bubble group, just ungroup it and notice that the flip option is no longer hi lighted. And then import. Gabriel Dorin ...


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I know this won't help, but... after extensive use with importing Word files to InDesign on a regular basis for work, it is my Professional Opinion, that it's just damn easier to copy, paste and apply your own style sheets. Unless you designed the Word file with exporting it to Indesign in mind, it never comes out great.


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You cropped mid-pixel. Photoshop either has to use that last pixel or not. You left more than 50% of the pixel, so Photoshop includes it. You cropped poorly. It might help to turn on the pixel grid (View menu) and then zoom in when you crop to ensure you crop at whole pixels. jpg in inDesign I won't comment on, but if the image started as a jpg, you really ...


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