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How can I create TRON-like glowing effects in Illustrator?

I am trying to use Illustrator (CS3) to recreate the Tron neon-glow visual style in graphics I plan to use on a website. This page is an excellent example of what I'm trying to do: ...
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How can I do halftone effects in Photoshop?

How can I create this effect in Photoshop? It basically is square dots that come closer together and are bigger where the image is darker.
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How do I create block diagrams in Microsoft Office without using Visio?

I need to create block diagrams (which will simply consist of rectangulars connected to each other with arrows, summing and multiplication circles). Microsoft Office 2013 is installed in my school ...
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gradient noise like this

I tried a lot.. but couldn't create a noised gradient like the brown one in this picture: http://dribbble.s3.amazonaws.com/users/4082/screenshots/830063/bm3.png What settings should I use? (in Add ...
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How can I draw “perfect” squiggly lines in Photoshop?

I want to create a logo that for the two "o" characters uses a series of squiggly lines in the the shape of an "o". Sketch: I did this with Paint but I obviously want consistency with the squiggly ...
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Creating masks with text in InDesign or Illustrator

I have something that should be easy to create, but I'm having trouble with it. I have a couple words. I want to put another object into it, but have the text mask the object. For example, I've got ...
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Illustrator opens PDFs on save? How to kill?

OSX 10.7, Adobe Illustrator CS 5.1 When you save a PDF in AI, it automatically opens in Apple Preview (or whatever PDF application you have set as default). So, if you're editing several PDFs, and ...
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Paper image to vector image?

I have a paper image (image wrote on a piece of paper) which I need to edit as same as I can edit vector graphics. As I am not good with graphics, I do not know which steps to take to make it digital ...
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Create a 2 tone (or 2 colour) border on a style in Microsoft Office 2010

I am trying to create a two tone border to go under headings in MS office. The goal is to look like this one: Notice how the Heading has an underline with two colours (of different sizes as well). ...
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Is this considered a texture? and how was it added?

How were the blue stripes created in the image below? Was this a photoshop-like texture?
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Is it possible to erase ON path in photoshop CS5?

I have a path and I was wondering if it were possible to erase on along this path. Anyone ever heard of such a thing?
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Which software is best for logos and shapes designing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Logo Editing Software For Non-Techie I am finding it very difficult to use photoshop for designing something new like logos new pics etc. I want to know which software ...
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Illustrator “Save for Web & Devices” returning crappy, pixelated images

I'm trying to create a nice title for my webpage... a big white title to sit on a black background. I'm using Illustrator to do so. When I create it, it looks nice, but when I hit "save for web & ...
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Open A New Document With A Layer In Photoshop?

I have technically designed a website in Adobe Photoshop and would like to be able to make new documents in Photoshop using the layers. I do know that you can copy and paste images from the web, ...
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What sort of information is saved in a PSD file

Up until recently I was working for a graphic design office that was closed down. What I want to know is if all the work I have done there and saved as psd can be proved somehow (perhaps by tracking ...
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inkscape stroke inaccurate

I am trying to add a stroke to a rectangle object, but if I add a 1px stroke, it places it 0.5px outside the edge of the rectangle and 0.5px inside the rectangle. I find this to be annoying when I ...
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Photoshop: Create solid image with a transparent shape in it

My photoshop file contains the following layers: Shape layer with a custom shape in it colored blue Shape layer with another custom shape in it colored black Solid white layer There is no ...
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How to contribute to GNU/Linux and free-software world with design skills but lack of programming skills?

I have very little programming knowledge but have plenty of design/graphic/branding/marketing/web skills (Architecture, web designing and e-commerce background). How best can I contribute to the ...
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Transforming multiple filled shapes into transparent outlines in Photoshop

I'm trying to create a filled plus sign and an empty transparent plus sign in Photoshop. I've been able to create the filled sign with ease, by creating a green vertical rectangle, duplicating it, and ...
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Why is Mac supposedly better than Windows for graphics? [closed]

I keep hearing that if you're going to do serious work with graphics, design, et cetera, you should get a Mac. What are some actual differences between the latest Mac OS X and the latest Windows in ...
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What software should I use for professional photo album design?

I am a graphic designer and I'm used to doing magazine advertisements, brochures, posters and that sort of thing. Recently I was approached by a photographer who wants a graphic designer to produce ...
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Good Color Picker Tool that runs in the background?

I am in search of a color picker software running in the background. ( like SnagIT ) As I am investing a lot of time in design right now, I need to pick colors from the desktop/websites and mix new ...
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What ways are there (programs used…) to create fonts? [closed]

I'm intersted in creating some TrueType fonts, and I've seen and tried some online creation tools that let you scan in your handwriting (such as FontCapture), but I'm looking for a more manual ...
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How To Create A Parts List In Google SketchUp

I am using Google SketchUp version 7.0.10247 to design a kitchen table that I would like to build. Once I am done with the design, I'd like be able to produce a parts list that I can print out and ...
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Graphic Design in Outlook HTML Emails

At the moment we are creating artwork in Word and saving it as an HTML file. Opening up a new email, clicking insert on menu>clicking ‘File’>Selecting HTML file and choosing insert as text. The word ...