It is possible to learn how to do this. However, you should realize that graphic design is a design field you need to know quite much more than, PDF template with different styles to begin with.
First you need to know are these PDF files meant for printing. If they are you should spend a few weeks- a few months next to a printer so that you understand how ...
Illustrator scribble effect does much what you are asking for
Just apply scribble onto the path fill. Then adjust the scribble settings to have 0 variation.
Then because this is a live effect, you need to expand it with Object → Expand Appearance
Now Scribble does measure the distance between seed points a bit differently than your example. This may ...
According to the instructions, all you need to do is to copy the .inx and .py files from here:
into your user extensions directory (which is listed in Edit > Preferences > System : User extensions).
Then restart (or start) Inkscape.
The extension should be available in the export dialog (...
Hit the the Enter key to commit the text.
Note: ENTER not Return. They are not the same key.
If using Return because your keyboard has no Enter key.... you need to hold Command/Ctrl Then hit the Return key.
Then you can hit any other tool shortcut to switch tools.
You could also hit the √ in the control bar to commit the text. Or hit the ESC key and ...
Keep using FW CS5 if it works for you.
I can only assume you are seeking a replacement because Apple's latest OSs will not run CS5 applications.
No one EVER states you need the "latest and greatest" if what you have works.
Apple's newer OS's aren't great or worthy of upgrades in my opinion. Again, just my opinion, but I see nothing after OS 10.10 that ...
The Wedge is merely a visual indicator for the Active Layer. Nothing is selected. The wedge is not an indicator of any artwork selection. It is no different than the highlight color when a layer is active. It's a remnant from when the app didn't have a color UI.
The Meatball directly indicates artwork selection.
A double-ring Meatball indicates that ...
There's no need to group. Select all the inner paths (i.e. the veins of the leaf), then do Object > Expand, then open the Pathfinder and do Unite, then select all parts of the leaf, then apply the Puppet Warp and it will work. After this has been done you will find that a group has been applied automatically to all the selected elements in the Puppet Warp.
I got 2 application suggestions for Mac:
Latest update November 29, 2019
Sip Color Picker ~$10
Latest update November 21, 2019
They are OS wide color pickers so they can be used to pick colors from anything you see in your screen without having to feed it an image or take a screenshot first or something.
I own both and I've used them ...
If an image is in a web browser, it is rendered as RGB, so basic color pickup will work. Use Colorzilla or any other color pickup tool (browser based or local installation doesn't matter).
CMYK image have no use of values without knowledge what color profile is used, so no simple solution is possible. Mozilla have several Color Management solutions built in ...
Yes, open Edit → Preferences → General (Ctrl+K)
And turn on "Use Precise Cursors"
This will change your tool tip to cross-hairs:
(This applies for all of the tools.)
Also, to quickly toggle it on/off just hit Caps Lock
You do not need any external tools if you are using a browser. You can just use the built-in colour picker of the development tools. I'll give an example for Chrome, but it's basically the same for every browser.
Right-click and choose 'Inspect element' or F12 or CTRL+SHIFT+C
In element.style, type a property with a color, e.g. color: red
Click the colored ...
Photoshop can do this as well, and with the benefit of actions, some parts of this repeating workflow could be automated, possibly reducing your 3-4 hours a day.
For a simple interface the latest Adobe stuff let you customize the interface and you can basically hide everything you don't need from the menus.
If they have Adobe Acrobat PRO they can easily add an image or vector to the pdf by using the EDIT PDF tool.
Chances are they do not have Adobe Acrobat Pro, so they can use Open Source PDF editor such as
Libre Office Draw
Web tools: As Billy Kerr mentioned, you can show your client's partners tools such as Small PDF which you allow you ...
Inkscape can open and save PDFs - while that can be a fairly complicated solution, I've had surprisingly good luck teaching unskilled endusers how to use complex software to do one very specific task (just show them what buttons to click and warn them to never click anything else).
Alternately, there's a bit of a hack-ey workaround with PDF form buttons you ...
I would talk to the client and explain that there are two options:
1. Pro Work.
If the PDF is intended for professional print, then you can not leave to chance the output PDF, yes they could use something, but Are you sure the color profiles, text, compression, and resolution will be re-saved correctly?
If not, they have to send their logos up to an email ...
You could just take a screen capture using the PrtScr key. Then paste it into MS Paint, then crop it to the size you need. MS Paint is already installed in Windows 7 by default, so there's no need to install anything else, or use a web app.
You can double-click on the picture and choose picture shape, in the middle of the picture tools tab, select Soft Edged Rectangle next to the picture styles and then use the Crop tool to crop it to your desired shape.
Click Crop > Crop to shape
Select one of the shapes