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Is there a drawing tool which can draw this image?

The image author said he used Microsoft PowerPoint2010 SmartArt to draw it. I tried but I can't even draw rectangles using SmartArt. Can SmartArt really draw this? If so, please explain it to me. ...
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How can I create a new image with transparent background in Paint.NET?

I would like to do some basic graphics using Paint.NET. I would like to start with a transparent background and draw on top of it, but I can't find any settings on how to do that. I only get a new ...
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Microsoft Visio missing shape templates

I'm using MS Visio 2003 Standard. When I first was using it 3 years ago, it would let you search a database of thousands of ready-made templates, which I think Microsoft hosted at their own website. ...
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Video editing software with 2D drawing/animation support?

I think I'm looking for video editing software that has some sort of 2D drawing/animation support. For example try to imagine a video capture of a busy road from the sky and wanting to tell your ...
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How to get Pencil-Sketch Effect?

I am trying to get this kind of Pencil-Sketch Effect in Photoshop, but without much luck: Being new to Photoshop, I need either exact steps to bring this effect or links to tutorials. Anyone have ...
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What software created this graph?

Can anyone recognize what software could have been used to create a graph like this? I'm looking for something that could produce the same type of arrows.
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Corel Draw alternatives [closed]

Corel Draw is a really good vector graphics application but its price is a 'bit' high. Could you recommend me some alternatives? I only know InkScape from out of the blue.. and it's a bit behind Corel ...
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Wacom Bamboo pen & touch S. It is a good choice?

I am a budding illustrator, I like to draw and until now I used pens, paper and so on. I would like to buy a Wacom Bamboo pen & touch S. Where is the limit between "frustrating" and ...
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Any good Pixel Graphics Editors on Mac OS X? [closed]

I'm looking for a graphics editor suited for Pixel Editing. On Windows there is Graphics Gale or Pro Motion, but the only thing I found on Mac OS X that comes close ceased development 4 years ago - ...
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In Sketchup, how to create an exact angle within a box?

I'm aware that this is a very basic question, but I can't seem to find the right terms to Google for. Any guidance would be appreciated. What I want is a rectangular box with a triangular piece ...
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Looking for real time collaborative diagram drawing tool [closed]

I have seen a number of diagram software packages but most don't support real time collaboration. Google docs Drawing does the real-time collaboration, but is severely limited on features--focused on ...
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Is there a graph paper like drawing software?

I have a college assignment, where I have to draw diagrams of voronoi, delaunay, minimum spanning tree etc for the college. I want to do that in computer. I searched in google with no luck. Is there ...
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How to make sure that the text in TextBox in an excel is found when searched using CNTRL+F?

i have made a flow chart diagram in an excel sheet using TextBox tool from drawing toolbar. i've made entries into the text boxes.(No other data is present in the cells of the worksheet) But now ...
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Preserve aspect ratio when pasting width or height in Inkscape

I'm frequently using the paste size feature in Inkscape to ensure that several objects have the same size. But sometimes I want to just ensure that a new object has the same height as a old object but ...
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Where do I find detailed technical drawings for Mac computers?

Where do I find detailed technical drawings for Apple Mac computers? I am specifically looking for details on the locations and sizes the following components on the MacBook and MacBook Pro for ...
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Learning to draw technical illustrations in inkscape?

I am looking for good resources (books, tutorials, courses, etc.) on learning to draw technical illustrations in Inkscape? I am specifically looking for resources aimed at beginners in both drawing ...
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Best drawing / illustration software for Windows? [closed]

Any good Windows XP software for drawing or illustration using a Wacom tablet for example?
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Software for drawing basic geometry

I'm looking for some software that I can use to draw simple geometric things like this: Or even better: Does anyone know any software capable of drawing these things easily? I'm particularly ...
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Non-Structured software for drawing, text & mind mapping [closed]

What could be a non structured software for drawing, text, mind-mapping something to quickly lay down your ideas, Similar to VUE but much more liberal with respect to the following points: ...
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Good Sketching software [closed]

Any good Sketching softwares preferably open source freeware? I basically need it for quickly putting my ideas down into the pc similar with what I would do If I had a pen and a book. Except that here ...
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Visio-like design software? [closed]

A friend of mine is looking for an equivalent on Macintosh to Visio or SmarDraw to draw plans for home improvements. I don't know anything about Macintosh, so would appreciate any feedback on good ...