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Font that doesn't move when text is edited

I think you're either asking about a monospaced typeface – where each character has the same width – or the tabular lining opentype feature, which makes numbers the same width in typefaces where this ...
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Which font's digits resemble Nixie tube digits?

One family I've recently noticed is the TT Chocolates and the Extra Light looks pretty close to what you need, but note the '1' in the image below is replaced with an uppercase 'i' (as suggested by ...
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How to get children active in graphic design?

A tablet is nice. But my answer is a bit different: Take him or her to exhibitions Let him or her touch sculptures Let your kid draw (with pen and pencil) or ok, at the computer too, a real life-...
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How can one transform a neutral lookup table texture for color blindness?

I'm not sure you are fully understanding what the Photoshop simulation is showing you here. It shows you what these colours look like for someone with colour blindness. You can't export this as it's ...
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Where are some good places to find royalty free stock images?

2016 Creative Commons CC0 license & Public Domain: Sites that exclusively list images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons CC0 (or equivalent) license. Pixabay Pexels Unsplash ...
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Layperson friendly software or filetype for editable/formatted form?

Tell your client "no". This is why you are hired. Would you ask a chef for his/her recipes so you can "make this on your own"? Would you ask an architect to make plans you can &...
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Recommended practice to improve illustrating skills?

Practice, practice, and more practice is the overall message here. But it must be meaningful. When I say that I mean setting achievable goals either on a daily basis or weekly (draw one icon, draw one ...
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How to get children active in graphic design?

My experience is the exact opposite of Lucian I guess, myself starting with (web)design related things at the age of 8. (Now 24) My neighbour gifted me a copy of Paint Shop Pro, and without tutorials ...
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Free vector graphic images, for commercial use

2016 Creative Commons CC0 license & Public Domain: Sites that exclusively list images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons CC0 (or equivalent) license. Public Domain Vectors ...
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How to get children active in graphic design?

The short answer..... You don't. Graphic design is about balance, proximity, white space, interaction, etc. These are things a child is still developing a sense for. You can't push a child to ...
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How do you make a multiplication sign in Illustrator?

× If you don't know how to use Glyphs panel, the quicker way is to google "multiplication sign" and you will get this character "×". Copy paste this character "×" into ...
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Font that doesn't move when text is edited

You are talking about a proportional font, in which, other than its opposite monospaced, each character has a unique width. So an m is drawn significantly wider than an n, which in turn is wider than ...
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Steps to becoming a Web Designer without writing code?

There are two very important factors I see.... To be good at design, one must understand production. I think that even if you can't "code" you need to know what is and is not possible and ...
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Unorthodox question, but I need help knowing where these images came from

There are thousands of similar — and possibly identical — icons on the Noun Project website.
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Layperson friendly software or filetype for editable/formatted form?

To answer objectively, you can attempt this with Google Slides, Figma or Canva, which are sort of cloud-based, Powerpoint-similar apps. The client would still need to sign up and get used to the ...
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Guide to typsetting code for non-programmers

Maybe the real point is that code should not really be typeset the way people understand typesetting. So when putting code into a document it should be put there verbatim, as in all spaces, tabs, ...
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What resource to learn about the psychological effects of typography?

I don't think Psychology is the proper search term to associate what you're looking for in relation to your line(s) of questioning here in graphicdesign.stackexchange. Rather than Psychology of ...
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Type foundries which allow free test version downloads

Actually you can find some on MyFonts.com using the advanced search to filter out demo versions. Currently finds a little over 1000 fonts. The search returns families of fonts, but within those ...
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Lorem Ipsum placeholder Images

There are several placeholder image sites. placekitten.com (kitten placeholders) placebear.com (bear placeholders) fillmurray.com (Bill Murray placeholders) placecage.com (Nicolas Cage placeholders) ...
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Google has removed the "Download Image" link, what changes should I make as a designer?

Yes, an interesting development, but the truth is nothing much has really changed, it's only cosmetic - and I suspect only to please their lawyers. You can still right click and "view image" in ...
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How to find a maximum set of well separated color-gradients black-to-color?

OK the real answer is don't do it. Its not really possible to do this with very many colors. Finding singular colors that work is a significantly challenging thing, what your asking is even more ...
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Where can i find icon fonts for currency symbols?

A list of fonts that support the Unicode Currency Symbols Block, which contains currency symbols not part of more general blocks (i.e. Basic Latin that contains $ or Latin-1 that contains £) can be ...
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How to find open source alternatives to commercial fonts?

I use alternatype.net it shows the most similar fonts to a commercial one from Google Fonts and Font Squirrel. The database is not too big but I think the project is growing everyday.
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Learning the technical side of graphic design

In depth technical learning requires extensive study. Far more than any "tutorial" will ever provide. There are several ways to get this type of knowledge: Seek articles online, NOT tutorials. Few, ...
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How to get children active in graphic design?

Graphic design is quite a technical and business orientated discipline so it is probably not ideal to push a young child into it to any great extent. Better is to encourage general arts and ...
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Website to extract fonts and colors from other sites

I don't have an information about that website, but I have found some plugins, that may you help find fonts and colors on websites. Firefox addon, called Font Finder => LINK You just need to click ...
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Where can I get a logo developed?

You should be able to find a graphic designer who will accept the job of vectorizing your drawing and nothing else. No doubt about it. But beware that if you ask for "vectorizing of hand drawing", ...
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Are Microsoft Emojis available as a library of SVG/images?

You may check out this GitRepo which contains all Microsoft emoji as SVG and PNG: Microsoft Segoe UI Emoji SVGs Icons 3070 Vector based Emoji-12.0 icons out of the Windows 10 style from the ...
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What are good resources for royalty-free stock images that are at least 300 DPI?

99.99999% of Royalty free stock image sites will allow for the download of 72ppi images, but then you traditionally open the image in Photoshop and resize without resampling. Note that the Resample ...
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