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I guess it's drawn. It can originally be a blurry, but half-toned letter "a" which is zoomed to bigger size, treated like you have already done to get the bridges between the dots. The not so perfectly circular dots are changed manually to regular ones. The final pattern can be tiled in Illustrator. The used atoms seem to be these: Circles (A) and ...


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Actual paper is both a sensory and a visual experience while a digital imitation is purely that. Paper can be as much part of the design process as the choice of type and color. It comes in both uncoated and coated including matte, gloss, cast coated, and now the very popular soft touch that gives the paper a velvety texture. The uncoated sheets can also ...


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the short answer is no. you would need a script to read the shapes as OCR content and the convert it back into a string of text. usually when such documents are made a duplicate layer containing editable text is kept in the file (you can also turn off that particular layer's capability to print as further security)


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No, you do not need to use the same tracking for both the numbers and the letters. You are in charge of making things look "right" and be usable. There are no really hard rules. Consistency is a good goal, but these pieces are distinct and if using different tracking serves your end goal (making things look "good" and usable) then do it. ...


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