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Questions about removing part of an image at the sides, or about removing a few millimeters of paper from around the sides of a printed piece after printing.
Questions about HyperText Markup Language (HTML), the main language for creating web pages and other interactive information that can be displayed in a web browser.
Questions about symbols; marks or characters used as conventional representations of objects, functions, or processes. Ask anything related to the design of symbols.
Questions about Smart Objects—layers that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an image’s source content with all its o…
Questions about preset effect in image manipulation such as photo filters in Photoshop or similar visual tools.
Small programs automating certain tasks. For questions about script typefaces, use the script-typeface tag.
Questions about storing work in a file of a certain format. Can also apply to exporting an existing file to a different file format.
Questions about designing content and visuals for mobile devices; this kind of design often carries its own set of rules and restrictions. Ask anything related to designing graphics for mobile devices…
Questions about Fireworks, Adobe's bitmap and vector graphics editor; widely used for web and interface design. Ask anything related to designing graphics with Fireworks.
Questions about storing and applying style rules to paragraphs. Lay-out software like InDesign and QuarkXPress allow general style rules to be selected, which can then be applied to selected paragraph…
Questions about consistently recreating a color, most often across different color spaces.
Questions about the presentation software from Microsoft, based on a "slideshow" methodology.
Questions about designing with or for the Apple Mac; a series of models of desktop and laptop computers developed by Apple, Inc. Ask anything about design that's specifically relevant to an Apple Mac …
Questions about work while self-employed and not committed to a particular employer long-term. Freelancers are sometimes represented by a company or an agency that resells their labor and that of othe…
Questions about designing for Android, an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Specific measurements and guidelines are common when designing graphics for diff…
Questions about adding the impression of a 3D effect by adding shadows to 2D objects.
Questions about a specific visual language, the use of text, graphics and images recognisable as belonging to a certain method, type, use, and/or time period.
Questions about blending, the process of smoothly transitioning from one visual to another, or abrupt blends between image layers of a single visual
Questions about creating scale or full-size models of a design or device. They are used for teaching, demonstration, design evaluation, promotion, and other purposes.
Questions about the method of rendering a visual element (text, image, drawing) "out of focus", wholly or partly.
Questions about image file formats, a standardized means of organizing and storing digital images. Image files are composed of either pixel or vector (geometric) data. Common image format include JPEG…
Scale is the size of an element as it relates to its containing document page, or the ratio at which some items are viewed or printed.
A computer input device that allows users to draw with a stylus on a surface, similar to a pen on paper. Also known as a graphics tablet, or digitizer. Not to be confused with tablet computers.
Questions about iOS, Apple's mobile operating system. Originally developed for the iPhone, it has since been extended to support other Apple, Inc. devices such as the iPod Touch and iPad.
Questions about image resolution as measured in pixels per inch. PPI is either (a) the resolution of an image when it is printed at a specific physical size; or (b) the physical resolution of a displa…
Questions about Figma, a collaborative interface design / prototyping tool. Ask anything related to designing graphics and interfaces with Figma.
Questions about Affinity Designer, a vector editor for OS X and Windows.
Questions about 'raster' graphics images, or bitmaps, a dot matrix data structure representing a generally rectangular grid of pixels, or points of color, viewable via a monitor, paper, or other displ…
Questions about `eps`, or Encapsulated PostScript, a cross-platform file format for vector files.
Questions about changing object properties (shape, color, etc) so they work with the overall design.
Anchor points are points on a vector path that allow a change of direction. Each anchor point has control handles that allow you to control how tightly or loosely you can bend the curve at each of the…
Questions about selections of different color fields commonly used in digital imaging software. Swatches are used to store color selections in order to consistenly use the same color across a project.
Blend modes determine how the colors and opacity of layers and objects interact with others.
Questions about design elements on the sides or outlining other elements.