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I just fit the artboard to the objects I want: Select desired objects. Object -> Artboards -> Fit to Selected Art ctrl+alt+shift+s to open the Save for Web dialog. ctrl+z to undo fit.


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You could use slices. You could set up artboards for each object. Or just adjust the artboard to fit only the object you want to export and then tick the "clip to artboard" option when saving/exporting. You could hide everything you don't want to export first: Select All Shift-click the art you want to export Choose Object > Hide from the menu Export (...


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Ungroup your objects, if needed. Object → Transform → Scale. Select the desired scaling factor. Check apply to each object separately. Apply.


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Your move tool is set to move the selection, not the area selected by. You should: Transform your selection to a float selection using Select->Float In the move tool options choose to move Layer instead to Selection (by pressing the first icon near "Mover" in "Opciones de herramienta") Now, it should be possible to move the shine.


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You might have set 'Hide edges' by mistake. Try ctrl-H (or cmd-H on a Mac), which toggles 'Hide edges' on and off. Or, you can control whether it's set to Hide Edges or Show Edges directly using the option listed in the View menu. (it's similar to Hide Extras in Photoshop, which has the same keyboard shortcut)


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Advanced hair extraction tutorial First off, plugins and simpler methods are available. This is if you want to get higher quality results. It is largely the same as ACEkin's answer except going into details and with visuals. I'll be using this photo from Photo by Ariana Prestes on Unsplash.com: Note: I'm going to be doing the body in a separate layer so I'...


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In addition to Carl's answer.. you can choose Select > Transform Selection from the menu after you've created a selection.


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Adobe changed the Delete/Backspace key functionality in Photoshop CS6 when you press the Delete/Backspace key on a locked Background layer. Since pressing the Delete/Backspace key on a locked background layer merely filled the selection with the background color, Adobe changed the functionality to provide more options when hitting the key. By bringing up ...


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The "Move selection" in the Move tools is about moving the selection mask, not the selected pixels. Right after you have made a selection, you can Alt-Ctrl-drag (Alt-Cmd-drag on OSX). Alt-Shift-drag This makes a floating selection automatically (copy+paste with shift, cut+paste with Control/Cmd) and starts moving it. When done, don't forget to anchor ...


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The fastest way I can think of: Select your selection tool (rectangle select or circle select) It isn't necessary to do this first, but it's necessary for step two. CtrlA to select all Enable Fixed in the selection tool options: Click on the selection to make the scaling handles appear, and scale the selection


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By (re-)selecting the selection tool. You will only move pixels if you drag a selection with the move tool (V) active. When dragging a selection with the selection tool (M) active, you'll leave the pixels alone.


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Most probably, some of your objects are locked. Try Object > Unlock All (Alt+Ctrl/Cmd+2) to unlock everthing that's been locked. You can also use the Layers palette to unlock objects or groups. Every object and group has a an 'eye' icon and an empty square in front of its entry in this palette. The eye is for visibility—click it to hide the object, ...


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By far the easiest and quickest way to do this is to rely on the fact that undo in inkscape does not undo selection. Move the objects off each other so you can see them all (and click on them) Select the objects 1 and 3. Undo the Moves you did in step 1 with Edit > Undo Objects 1 and 3 will still be selected even after the undo operations.


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I'm not entirely certain what you mean by "group layers". You can group objects but you can't group layers. Collect in New Layer from the Layers Panel menu will combine highlighted layers in the Layers panel to a single layer with sub-layers.


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After using a selection, or switching tools such as using the Move Tool, you can make the selection editable once again by choosing the Rectangle Select Tool, and clicking inside the selection. Move Tool deactivates selection editability Choose the Rectangle Select Tool, and click inside the selection. This restores the editability of the selection.


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Note: Remove Holes is now included in selection tools of recent versions of Gimp. Older versions may use the approach below: Gimp script: Remove holes from selection There is an external script for Gimp which removes holes from a selection. We can download the script (also available from the Gimp Plugin Registry*) and unzip it to the scripts directory we ...


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Gimp - Select by Color In Gimp we have the Select by Color tool (Shift+O) to allow a selection based on image color. Select by Color - Threshold 0 By selecting a color difference threshold of 0 we will select only parts of the image with exactly the same color value (below shown for white): Image Source: Wikimedia Select by Color - Threshold 50 To ...


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It's my experience and understanding that each page in Indesign is it's own object. I know of no feature or tool which allows you to select elements across pages. Selection is restricted to the current page or spread only. If you think about it, this makes sense because it would be exceptionally rare that one would need to select elements on more than one ...


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Use the layers panel I find the easiest way to accurately select multiple artboards is the layers panel. Collapse the artboard groups (if your list is too long), then command-click each title you're after. Three ways to move Click and drag the title of any selected artboard in the workspace. Don't miss or you'll lose your selection! (>_<) Use the ...


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With the white arrow – the direct selection tool – you can select the bottom vertexes of your rectangle; but that won't do you any good. The border of a frame in InDesign is applied to the entire frame, not on a per-selection basis (just like in Illustrator). Some other options: Put your text inside a one-cell table. Each of a cell's borders can have a ...


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To bulk-select objects on different layers using the layers palette (from CS6 on, previous versions worked), there's this work around. ithaca.andy - Instead of trying to select the layers, click and hold the "lock" icon while sliding from the first layer to the last layer you want to select.Once you've locked the layers, press Ctrl+Alt+2 to unlock the ...


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No silver bullet available. No software really knows the original, only guess. But you can help at the difficult places. At first make a work copy of your original as separate layer, by Magic Wand select the black (tol=10, anti-alias=ON) and delete it. a black reference layer to see the result against it when needed Then one character at the time do the ...


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Ctrl+H is for Hide Edges What you want is Ctrl+Shift+B or View → Show Bounding Box. Note that in order to see the Bounding Box you need to be using the Selection Tool (V). You can also hold down Ctrl while most other tools are active to quickly switch to the Selection Tool. In your case, it seems that all your paths are in a clipping mask - you can ...


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Use the Smart Guides to get all this info. To activate the Smart Guides press Cmd + U Mac or Ctrl + U Win.


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This requires both Illustrator and Photoshop, but is my favorite: Click to select the object/objects in Illustrator Do a "File>Copy", Ctrl+C or applekey-C to copy In Photoshop, do "File>New", Ctrl+N or applekey-N and keep the default options it gives you (exception: you may want to change Background to Transparent) In Photoshop, do a "File>Paste", ctrl+v or ...


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If your handles are also missing, go to View and check if "Show Bounding Box" is active. (Crtl + Shift + B to toggle).


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I'm going to assume the layer is the background layer and/or locked. Try Alt + double clicking on the layer thumbnail.


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This is a vague question so I'm just going to answer it with what I've used before. In Photoshop: You would use the eyedropper tool shortcut I. In Gimp: You would use the color picker tool shortcut O. In Paint: Also called the Color Picker Tool Imagemagick command line: convert <image> -unique-colors -depth 8 txt:- > output.txt ...


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It may be important to realize that highlighting a layer and selecting a layer are two very different things in Illustrator. Highlighting a Layer allows you to perform layer operations, such as move the layer in the stacking order, delete the layer, duplicate the layer, etc. Highlighting a layer does not give you the ability to edit the objects in that ...


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What just worked for me was to cut the selection (CTRL-X), create a new layer, and paste the selection into the new layer. I agree that a "new layer from selection" command would be nice.


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