AndyWizz
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How to get children active in graphic design?
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A tablet is nice. But my answer is a bit different: Take him or her to exhibitions Let him or her touch sculptures Let your kid draw (with pen and pencil) or ok, at the computer too, a real life-...

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Illustrator - Move anchor points while preserving angle
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There is a (paid) plug-In from ASTUTE for this. It's called VectorScribe and can do much much more. The function you are searching for calls trim and extend Paths. With this plug-in you may also move ...

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Sketch: How to change the background color of an image?
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The best way to get rid of the white is via channels in Photoshop. Take a look at them and decide which to use. Combine those with the best contrast. Choose "Image/Calculations" (my screenshots show ...

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Oversized 300 DPI 80*50 Inch poster (Photoshop, Illustrator, Hardware)
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First of all, save as .psb not .psd .psb is capable of more content. Do not use smart-objects. They will increase your use of memory. Try to reduce layers, if possible. Go to the Presets (Ctrl + K): ...

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Illustrator: locking a single object – what's the quickest/most efficient way to re-unlock only that object again?
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There is a plugIn from ASTUTEGRAPHICS Here is a tutorial for it. It's called SubScribe and brings you a couple of features plus a new icon in the Tools-Bar: it's a lock/unlock-Symbol. I ...

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Illustrator Eyedropper Tool can't sample the Appearance of grouped objects?
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In the options of the Eyedropper (Doubleclick the Icon) check Appearance and try again. Adobe seems to have changed this preset.

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Integrating a photo into a "black" background for print in Illustrator?
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Use transparent edges for the black edges in PS AND use rich black in InDesign for the background. Here is an example of neutral rich black: C50%,M30%,Y30%,K100% I would convert the PS-Image in your ...

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How to change color of an image in Illustrator?
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Only the colors of vectors can be changed easily in illustrator. A linked image has only the proporties of width, height, transparency and position. Colors of embedded images might be changed with a ...

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Job ids automation
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This could be done either in InDesign or Illustrator. InDesign would fit better. And there is the XML-import. Get the book "A Designer's guide to Adobe InDesign and XML" which perfectly fits. Maybe ...

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Paste in place causing misalignment
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Create a dummy object (invisible rectangle) first to set the art box I suppose you changed the center by editing the object/s and/or changed the so called art box which surrounds the object/s. My ...

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Convert SVG to AI?
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Beware of RGB and CMYK - SVG is mostly in RGB without a ICC-Profile. I refer to this one: SVG with ICC Profiles You possibly want to convert from RGB to CMYK. This depends on your Colorsettings in ...

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What's most important, GPU or CPU, when it comes to Illustrator?
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When it comes to a Windows Station consider the right GPU AND a fast CPU. I believed the NVIDIA commercials and moved from an older AMD to an GeForce GTX 970 and totally regret that. In other ...

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InDesign/Powerpoint to JPEG for 50" widescreen monitor viewing
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Johannes is right, but give it a try and export as PNG24 set to sRGB, make sure to set the right resolution for the TV HDMI I suppose, 1920x1200px or 1920x1080px and try 96dpi instead of 72. If there ...

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