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How can I change the color of a custom shape in photoshop with multiple colors?

I am working with custom shapes in photoshop and when I click bucket fill, it fills the entire image with one color. Are there ways to make the image multiple colors? For instance, if I had a ...
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Word 2010/2013 - add a tick symbol to shapes

Word's insert shapes feature is great but I can't find a tick symbol anywhere. Now of course I can add a symbol (i.e. font character) but I want a picture I can easily re-position on the page and ...
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Shapes adjusted closer in Visio 2010

I searched for my query but could not find any better answer. I need to adjust my shapes closer so that I can fix most of my shapes in one page. Currently there is larger space between the shapes if I ...
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Select Omnigraffle control points hidden underneath selection handles

I have a custom shape in OmniGraffle 6. I don't know how to select the control points (little blue diamonds) because they are hidden underneath the object selection handles (little white squares). How ...
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Unable to locate a specific shape in Visio

I'm trying to create (convert) a Visio architecture diagram from an existing image which is available in the format of JPG extension. My question is, in this complete architecture diagram which I'm ...
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Visio 2010: Remove blank pages (automatic mechanism not precise)

I've got a picutre that takes up the entire space of a sheet. Visio however now already added 3 additional sheets. All elements are within the boarders of sheet one, why does Visio already produce new ...
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PowerPoint’s “Save as Picture” adds unwanted space to resulting image

When I right-click a textbox shape and select "Save as Picture", no matter what format I choose, the resulting image has unwanted space in it. For example, if I have a textbox shape with text ...
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How can I add additional connector (glue) points to a shape in word or powerpoint?

How can I add additional connector points to a shape in word or powerpoint? In openoffice draw these are called glue points. What I want in ms powerpoint: What I can do in open office draw: ...
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Visio shapes stencils Metro style

I can not find Visio Stencil Metro style for simple services: DNS, DHCP, RRAS, and so on. Found Visio stencil at Metro: New Office Visio Stencil Office Visio Stencil for Exchange 2013. If ...
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can't select the shape in excel

I have a problem today that is the first time I meet it. I have opened an old file (this file from 2005), then this contain of flowchart which made from excel's autoshape. Then I want to make some ...
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Microsoft Visio - What is the shape name if it exists?

I am trying to depict an x number of servers. I want to do something like this: (pic of server 1) (pic of server 2) ... (pic of server n) What is the standard way to depict the "..." part? I tried ...
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Problems with resizing when wireframing in Visio

I'm quite the novice when it comes to Visio, and I can't say that it has been a very pleasant experience so far.. I have a set of shapes that are copies of one another. They are to be placed into a ...
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Is there a way to create a custom shape library in Word?

I have a number of custom symbols I use regularly in Word. Right now, I have them saved as individual shapes in a Word document. I keep this open and cut-and-paste shapes as needed. However, I'd ...
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How to visually group a set of shapes in a drawing canvas in Word 2010?

I'm drawing a flow chart in Word 2010 with the drawing canvas and shapes. I have a subset of the canvas that I want to visually "group" together (maybe draw a dotted box around these shapes) so that ...
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Draw single round cornered rectangle in word 2007

In word 2007, is there any single round cornered rectangle shape available (i.e only one corner as rounded) ? or do we have to draw our own ?
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Need to convert SVG, EPS or PDF to Photoshop custom shape

I have an object in vector in SVG, EPS and PDF formats. I need any of them to be imported to Adobe Photoshop as a custom vector shape. How can I do that? Thanks a lot in advance
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Text boxes in excel disappear when worksheet is copied into new workbook

(Using Excel 2010) I am trying to copy a worksheet that has text boxes and paste it into an existing workbook. When I copy the worksheet (CTRL+A+A or right click-copy) and paste the worksheet in the ...
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How do you get the double-sided snapping arrow in Microsoft Visio?

I'm using the Gane-Sarson shapes set in Microsoft Visio 2007 to create a data flow diagram. I am trying to find a double sided arrow, but the Data Flow shape in the Gane-Sarson set only shows one ...
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Edit a shape with Visio 2010?

In previous Visio version I was able to "open" shapes which opened up a new drawing containing only the shape. In this mode you could edit/change/modify (e.g. remove certain parts) shapes that come ...
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iWork '09 collection of shapes as single movable object

Is is possible to create a kind of shape-'group' in pages, which allows you to maintain and/or drag an image consisting of multiple shapes?
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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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Adobe Illustrator: How to Create Outlines from Shapes

I have a complex shape created with the Pen Tool from a vendor (some shapes have strokes, others don't -- and they all combine to create one final shape). I need to convert the shape into an OUTLINE ...
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Where is a database shape in Visio?

I am trying to document an architecture in Visio, and I can't find a shape for a database. I see servers, clients, etc. - but no database.
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Exporting shapes from Visio

Is there a way to export shapes (included vector clipart) that are preinstalled with MS Visio? Copy/paste only copies them as bitmaps, without preserving the transparency. I also tried to export the ...