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Is there a typographic mark for a page break?

Form Feed is technically a page break. It's an instruction to the printer to eject the current page, and begin printing the next page. There is a printable Unicode symbol which could be used for a ...
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How to achieve this text skew effect?

An easy way to get a little closer than your previous attempt is to use Layer > Warp Group > Perspective in Affinity Designer version 2: The words are separate objects and they are both their ...
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Do you know of any fonts where letters that are normally below baseline (g, y, p, q) are written completely above the baseline in lowercase?

Try Spartan Classified (a.k.a. Geometric 212) for small sizes or Media Sans by Production Type for headline sizes.
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Do you know of any fonts where letters that are normally below baseline (g, y, p, q) are written completely above the baseline in lowercase?

Sounds like you are looking for a Unicase font. There are several. Try here: https://www.myfonts.com/search?query=unicase
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Offset printing 4 color text vs only tint of black

In my world.. black/grey text that is built as 4C is always a, very strict, no-no. Ideally, small black text is overprinted. So if there are any underlying colors you get a more rich appearance. But ...
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Looking for a tool / technique to edit rasterised text and retain the style. Alternatively, how to accomplish such a text effect?

You can't edit raster text; it's converted from editable vector text (independent from the background) into bitmap pixels (background and text are the same). What you can do: create your own ...
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How do you decide the text direction when written in vertical direction?

Preference A. If I have the vertical text on the left of the space my choice is clear, Bottom to Top. B. Even if the text is on the right, I still feel that the "unease" it produces is more ...
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Illustrator text fill transparent over image effect

This isn't done with any blend modes. It is merely 2 text objects and a photo. One no fill, solid stroke, text object/layer in front of the photo. Photo One solid fill and stroke text object/layer ...
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How do people perceive text with i and j without dots?

This may get closed as 'opinion-based' but until, or if, it does… Subtle, subconscious cues are missing. It makes it really awkward to read. I keep having to go back & look again at many of the ...
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Text with bevelled edges that reflect light

Nothing's really being "reflected." I could be mistaken, but it appears to be a simple gradient stroke to me...
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How do people perceive text with i and j without dots?

You can hide a lot of a font and it is still readable well.But it defenetly does not help readability. But it depends on the situation and context. To remove a dot on the "i" on a logo for ...
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Help me recreate this text effect?

I would try a bevel emboss and a stroke effect, using "Dissolve" as the blending modes. An example The settings Click to see larger
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Writing Phone Numbers in US

(555)123-4567 is the most common way phone numbers are conveyed WITHIN the U.S. However, if you wish to convey a more international presence then +1(555)123-4567 is better.
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How to get best result when scanning gold text on a black background

An ordinary scanner will not make it because flat shiny gold reflects the light off like a mirror. You get only the edges, surface irregularities and dirt. Take a photo in well lit environment. Use a ...
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How to achieve this text effect in Inkscape?

You don't need to do a difference operation for text like this. You could instead use clones of editable text. This is non destructive and means you can still edit the text. Here are the basics on ...
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Writing Phone Numbers in US

I disagree that no spaces are common in the US. Phone numbers for years and years have been written in this format: (CCC)_PPP-NNNN Where: C = area code, 3 digits _ = space P = prefix digits, also ...
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What is the professional term for an image that separates between parts of a webpage?

Irrespective of HTML and web building, A graphic element used to separate content is often called: A divider A separator if the separator is more ornate in nature it may be called: an embellishment ...
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Do you know of any fonts where letters that are normally below baseline (g, y, p, q) are written completely above the baseline in lowercase?

Searching by "large x-height font", I found next one: https://www.1001fonts.com/ticketing-font.html
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How to make all text lines the same height or distance

No comment about Adobe software, but in Affinity Publisher you start a new paragraph by pressing the Enter key. Paragraph style definitions have such items as space above and below the paragraph. ...
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How do people perceive text with i and j without dots?

So originnally the dot above i was added to the lowercase letter i to distinguish it from the strokes of u, n and m. So it did not actually exist originally, it was added in middle ages to increase ...
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(Illustrator) Warp text inside and around a ring/circle, maintaining its shape

Type your letters as two lines of text, both approximately the same length (i.e. two separate text objects). It's also probably a good idea to choose a font that has no descender for the J or Q, or ...
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Inkscape - how to change double lines font inside the rectangle box?

You have given to your text a stroke, but no fill. Select the text object. Do NOT select anything else. Remove the stroke and define a fill color in the Fill&Stroke panel. If you select also the ...
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Can you please help identify these fonts? I need to find them for a project

I found it!! I found the font it's mikachan from this website it can be downloaded. http://www.mia-lab.com/mf/
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Illustrator text fill transparent over image effect

One simple way to do this in Illustrator and maintain editable text is to put your picture (or shape) in between 2 text layers in the layers panel. The bottom text layer has a fill and no stroke. The ...
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Recommended text width, text height, and margin values for 5.5" x 8.25" book

There aren't any tried and true "formulas" for stuff like this. It's really more art than science in general. There are some general missteps to avoid - i.e. too small type, not enough ...
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Remove the round brackets and keep the text?

I wouldn't use GREP here.. Just run the command twice... find ( then find ). Running the find twice will take less time than it did to post your question. ... leave the Change to: field blank and ...
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What are the best practices for dealing with desired line breaks in responsive web design?

This is now supported in CSS! Two new options on text-wrap were added in 2023: text-wrap: balance to wrap lines at around the same length browser rollout started in May 2023 see current browser ...
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Is there a single text color that is acceptable on both dark and light background?

I spent some time investigating and I believe any colors that follow the following HEX code will work: #FF0099 - 255, 0, 153 - PinkPurple #FF9900 - 255, 153, 0 - OrangeYellow #99FF00 - 153, 255, 0 - ...
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