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How to use San Francisco font on Windows?

You go here: https://developer.apple.com/fonts/ (yes I know this is the official link - thing is: SF is a open type font, its just "hidden" deep in the downloaded package) Then you download the font. ...
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Inkscape on Windows: How to change the default unit to pixels for new documents?

Changing the unit used in a new document is done by configuring a default template: In Windows the default template is a document that is saved as: %appdata%\inkscape\templates\default.svg. This ...
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How to use San Francisco font on Windows?

Step 1: Download the font package from Apple. https://developer.apple.com/fonts/ Make sure to download the regular fonts and not the compact fonts for watchOS. The download will have an annoying ....
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How to use San Francisco font on Windows?

Unfortunately Apple aren't too concerned with Windows users. They expect everyone who is designing for Mac to use a Mac. And since the San Francisco font has been created with specific features only ...
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Alternative for Sketch on Windows?

Some other valid options for 2017: Gravit Designer: This is a very young product and as such it's still lacking many features, but for now it's a good vector editor, and the roadmap promises a lot ...
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Alternative for Sketch on Windows?

2018 update: Lunacy — reads and saves .sketch files (native Windows app, free) Figma — reads .sketch files (browser-based, freemium) Disclosure: I'm one of the authors of Lunacy. I have no relation ...
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How can I replicate Photoshop's content-aware fill in Gimp for Windows?

Yes, there is a "resynthesize" plugin. It is available from the Gimp registry (possibly here). But the best way to install it are: on Linux (at least for Ubuntu and derivatives), install package ...
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How to use San Francisco font on Windows?

I'm resurrecting this from the death, because I think I have the answer. I ended up downloading the font here, and proceeded to convert all the fonts to TTF format using this converter. This has ...
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How to paste PNGs keeping the original transparency

A bit of an old topic but thought I would contribute... I normally save the image and open in PS however I found a better solution today. It's still a bit of a pain but at least you won't have ...
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Alternative for Sketch on Windows?

This a tough one, as Sketch is pretty amazing. Photoshop is currently adding in Sketch-like features, trying to catch up. And Adobe is also, as previously mentioned, now pushing their new Adobe ...
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Is there a Windows PC equivalent to the OS X DigitalColor Meter?

I use ShareX (which is free and Open Source) as a screen grabber, it also has a "screen colour picker" in the Tools menu. It's quite nice because you can colour pick individual pixels. It looks like ...
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1bit MacPaint style Dithering

This might work for you in Photoshop. click Image > Mode > Greyscale, then Flatten and Discard. click Image > Mode > Bitmap, method: "diffusion dither", or "halftone screen". Here are examples ...
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1bit MacPaint style Dithering

There's also a wonderful site that does this for you using HyperDither's algorithm. https://gazs.github.io/canvas-atkinson-dither/#
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How to determine correct font name between OSX and Windows with Adobe "Find Font"

After months of researching I have found many solutions to this problem. You need to search for the PostScript name. Windows font manager does not search for it. That's why it doesn't show up when you ...
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CMYK color difference from Windows to Mac

There are many things to consider beyond RGB/CMYK or MAC/PC. The first one is the CMYK color profile used for CMYK; if it's different, the results will be different as well. Did you use the exact ...
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Pixel art software for Windows 10

What you are looking for is MagicaVoxel It's an 8-bit voxel modeling and animating program that's free and open-source. The software is still in its infancy but there are a small amount of tutorials ...
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Why do images look different in different software and in different formats

It's called a color profile. It tells the computer how the color should actually be interpreted so that the color is consistent from machine to machine and system to system. In fact the other software ...
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How do I zoom with Ctrl instead of Alt on Windows in Adobe CC?

The only way I think you can do this is through Autohotkey. It’s a bit of work, but worth the effort. You have to first install Autohotkey. And then run a script on your background. For me it is ...
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1bit MacPaint style Dithering

If you want control over the actual patterns used you could define actual patterns in Photoshop and use them as pattern fills. There're a number of ways you could apply the pattern fills... one idea ...
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What software will let me open old Photoshop PSD files?

I would just download the current Photoshop free trial from Adobe - This will give you 7 days to open them and save out as a format that is useful for you going forward.
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windows 10 icons set

With the release of Windows 10, the Segoe MDL2 Assets font replaced the Windows 8/8.1 Segoe UI Symbol icon font. How to copy an icon: Press Windows key + R (Run), type charmap and hit Enter. Select ...
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How do I zoom with Ctrl instead of Alt on Windows in Adobe CC?

I believe you got 3 options: There's the Zoom with scroll wheel, so you can zoom just by using the scroll wheel. There's the cmd+space + mouse click zooming (alt+space for zooming out). ...and the ...
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Why do images look different in different software and in different formats

For getting as consistent color as possible, in a world where Color Management is absent from a large portion of viewing devices, I would advice the following. Invest in a color calibrated system. ...
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Is there a way to rename images based on their dominant color?

OK so after some considerable searching I've now found a solution to this 'dilemma' of mine... Yay! Saved me so much work The main key to making all of this possible at all is the ridiculously ...
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Why does OSX print a bolder image than Windows in Illustrator?

Okay... explanation... The Macintosh print technology, especially with Adobe applications, relies on a Postscript RIP (Raster Image Processor). What a RIP does is to take data and construct a raster-...
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What is the term for the lines that let you resize dialogs?

I have always called it a "resizing handle". It might not be an official name though. According to an online computer jargon dictionary it can also be called "sizing handle", "handle", "drag handle", ...
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Color differences between Mac and Windows, How to set color profile scheme on Windows to get same colors of Mac?

This sounds more like a monitor problem rather than a color management issue. Apple manufactured monitors, laptops and iMacs use IPS LCD display technology that has a very wide color gamut and ...
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A way to use iPad as a drawing tablet for Photoshop & Illustrator?

I've used astropad, which does basically what you say. It's worked well for me. It is mac only, though.
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How to know which of my fonts do or don't support certain glyphs?

Today I learnt about a new tool, which "was made just for your question". It was published in 2011 but I am sharing it here, less than one hour after I tested it: http://blog.tavultesoft.com/...
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How do I zoom with Ctrl instead of Alt on Windows in Adobe CC?

I solved the problem. Edit > Preferences > Tools > Check the item "Zoom with Scroll Wheel" Now you changed Alt to CTRL to zoom in/out. That's it. version: Photoshop CC 2019
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