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New generation of Save icon that is not a "disk"?
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Save Personally, I am familiar with the floppy disks, and I have used them in the old days, but now, when I see the floppy-disk icon, I don't think of a floppy-disk, I think of the "Save" ...

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New generation of Save icon that is not a "disk"?
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Save it for safe-keeping ...or as a small toolbar icon:   Maybe the arrow is not needed: This is visually not too far from the floppy icon so it still feels familiar as related to the save ...

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Replace black background with a transparent background
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Greenfish Icon Editor Pro has this functionality out of the box. It is a function called "Remove Matte", where you just specify the color component you want to be replaced with transparency. In your ...

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How do I get rid of a background color (with a glow)
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Greenfish Icon Editor Pro has this functionality out of the box. It is a function called "Remove Matte", where you just specify the color component you want to be replaced with transparency. In your ...

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Web font that supports some basic music symbols
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6 votes

If using unicode characters, this will be available for a wide range of fonts. Here you can see how to program these symbols in HTML as unicode, and how it is displayed here in the font used on this ...

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Where are some good places to find royalty free stock images?
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Find Icons is a great search site where you get a lot of hight quality hits when you search. You can download the icons in different formats, including multi-resolution icon if available for the ...

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Web Safe Alternative to Myriad Pro Font?
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On my Windows 7 installation (with MS Office 2010 installed) I have these fonts that are the closest match: Lucida Sans, Segoe UI, Calibri , and then the generic font sans serif as the last fallback. ...

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Creating a logo for a PDF application, which symbol should I use?
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It is quite normal to use a white paper (styles vary) with a small box containing the text PDF. If you position the box somewhere else (not upper left like the official logo) you would be safe. It is ...

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How can I design a simple logo without any prior skill in graphic design?
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The basic rule is MAKE IT SIMPLE!   If you can convert it to monochrome (black and white - no gray tone) and it still looks good, you will have created a potential good (at least not ugly) logo. To ...

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text in PNG files is blurry in IE9+
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For web, it is much better to design text elements using HTML and CSS than using images. The possibilities in modern standards are so good that the benefits with using images are much less now than ...

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How can I create a generic display that looks appealing with a wide variety of images?
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You could try to add a "frame" around the image by setting a 1px border (maybe the same grey as your outer border) and adding a 1px margin to create a separate white border between. This will appear ...

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Where can I find assets and the terms of use for creating buttons/icons with various social network logos?
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The purpose of these icons is to link into the target sites in some way, and as an effect help them boost popularity, which really is what these sites want. So using their icons is really free ...

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Why do some letters look odd at 100% but not 200%?
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As Alan Gilbertson say in his answer, this is probably problems related to display the vector information well on screen. If you try to print on paper, it will look perfect. If the PDF you create is ...

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Minor CSS issue
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The width:101.3% will probably not cause cross browser issues, but it will cause your page to always show vertical scrollbar. What will cause cross browser issues is the -moz-box-shadow effect, which ...

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What is the purpose of the resolution property of images (when creating/editing)?
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PPI does not have any meaning for an image without the concept of a physical media (like printing on paper). Some raster formats can have metadata for DPI/PPI that is used by printer software when ...

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Can I use CSS spritesheets to give a div a re-sizable background?
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An alternative to use image is to use border and border-radius. CSS: .box{ top:10px; left:10px; position:absolute; width: 100px; height: 60px; border: solid 3px #35342C ; ...

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What are some good resource for programmers to design icons?
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I'm using Greenfish Icon Editor Pro. It is totally free of charge! It is by far the best free icon editor I have ever tried. I specially like the feature to replace a color component with transparency....

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How can I convert a JPEG to a transparent GIF image, replacing white with transparency?
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1 votes

The free image editor Greenfish Icon Editor Pro has this functionality out of the box. It is a function called "Remove Matte", where you just specify the color component you want to be replaced with ...

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Is there a way to resize boxes in PowerPoint smart art without all other boxes changing size?
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The SmartArt is a "magic tool" that makes you able to concentrate on content rather than design. It does the design for you. If you want to control the design yourself, you are probably better off ...

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How can I ensure that users will think a button is clickable?
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I think the color and border style of your button is not the main issue of your button. It might be that it is too big! It looks more like a word/title in a frame than a button. Try to just make it a ...

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Can I use CSS spritesheets to give a div a re-sizable background?
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If you want to use sprite image, you have to split up the html in separate div's to display the corners and borders separately. This is because using sprites, you have to let the size and and form of ...

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Alternative symbols to represent Valentine's Day?
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Rose blades spread out on a soft pink background.

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