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Questions tagged [drawing]

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How do photo editing apps that allow you to draw on pictures work? [on hold]

How do photo editing apps that allow you to draw on pictures work? Example of an image where a user has drawn on a picture What happens in the background of an application? What programming ...
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How to change drawing tablet to not map to screen?

I recently bought a drawing tablet intending to use the handwriting recognition feature of windows. however I stumbled across several problems. First, I would like the drawing tablet to function ...
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Using tablet as a computer draw pad

I want to be able to take, say my iPad mini, and be able to use it to draw on my computer. I don't care about graphics and all that fancy stuff, I just want the tablet to basically be a really fancy ...
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How do you draw freehand (like a pencil tool) in LibreOffice Draw?

How do you draw freehand in LibreOffice Draw? Is there a "pencil tool"? I can see on the left that there's a button to change the "Line Color" and it looks like a pencil, but clicking this doesn't ...
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Lines drawn in Word jumping when converted to PDF

I'm working on a document that contains some coloured drawn lines, that I've gotten to pretty much where I want them. However, when I convert the document to pdf, the lines don't look the same. Some ...
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How to draw boxes and tables in plain text

In many plain text documents, box drawing characters are used to draw these boxes in figures and tables. Such examples (from RFC 5766) are shown below. Is there a better way to draw this (for instance,...
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Resize Visio drawing to fit paper size and print on one page

My Visio 2016 flowchart no longer fits the background page and is not resizing to first on one page even though my page setup settings are to fit 1x1 page. How can I reset this? Visio Flowchart ...
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Huion h610 pro pen drawing when hovering

I've had my Huion h610 pro since Christmas of last year. It's been working perfectly fine, but now it's having issues. If my pen is hovering over the tablet, it starts drawing lines, and the green ...
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Why can't I draw horizontal/vertical lines in Word 2016?

I am trying to draw a simple diagram consisting of a few boxes with some texts inside and some arrows connecting them... I recall this being trivial in earlier versions of Word. But now I have Word ...
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LibreCad drawing always fills page in print preview

I'm very new, about one day, into LibreCad, trying to make a simple drawing with two hexagrams with circles at their vertices. I started experimentally by drawing a tiny circle, whose radius I don't ...
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How do I make object vertices snap to each other in InkScape?

Take the following image as an example: I made it by first drawing one hexagram, then copying it, and moving it until the two centre vertices on the top and bottom horizontal looked to be in the same ...
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Wacom Bamboo fun pen draws while hovering

My Wacom Bamboo fun pen is drawing while hovering over the tablet. I've tried reinstalling it and installing the drivers on a different computer but this doesn't fix the problem. Another questioner ...
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How to make the page fits in A3 or A4 for printing in libreoffice/openoffice draw

I've a problem to print a file LibreOffice draw, the draw doesn't fit in the page printed. When created the draw, I adjusted the size so that format of the page is not A4 or A3. Anyone has any Idea ...
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Huion h610 Pen Hovering And Still Drawing?

I've had my Huion h610 for almost a year now and it was working perfectly up until today. I don't know why it started to act up. I was just finishing up some line work and all of a sudden it starting ...
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Drawing canvas size in Word 2010

I frequently use the drawing canvas to insert and group figures and text. However, the page size and its margins, size of inserted figures, and figure position change according to type of manual I ...
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How to draw such (e.g. 5 by 5) a grid with thick boarders efficiently in Word 2016?

In Word (or Excel or Visio or any other similar), how to quickly draw such grid? For example, for each 5 by 5 squares, the boarder are thicker. Thanks.
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Photoshop, how to draw a double line

I want to draw two lines next to each other (or one black line with white in the center) This line will be very curvy and wind around on the page. Does anyone know if this is possible in Photoshop? I'...
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How do I export large Visio 2010 drawing to PDF? Only part of the drawing is being exported

I have a relatively big drawing. When trying to save it as a PDF, I am only getting part of the total drawing. How do I get the whole drawing to export?
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Draw multiple arrows

There used to be a feature in the drawing tools of Microsoft Office that you double click a drawing tool (such as arrow) and that meant you'd draw that and your next click would draw the same of that ...
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Drawing a chart on Excel [closed]

Is it possible to have a chart with left x axis top Y axis all on same chart? I tried switch the value of X and Y but it does not change the location of and y axises.
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Can I use Autodesk Sketchbook for free?

There are 2 options on the main page: 'download free' and 'go pro'. Further there is such phrase: 'Download SketchBook and log in to activate your Free 15 Day Trial of Pro membership.' It's confusing. ...
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Simple animation program?

I am very good with Inkscape, the open source SVG drawing tool. I am looking for something similar in terms of animation - I'd like to do simple things like animate a circle growing, a ball falling, a ...
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Selecting layers to view on PDF viewing program

I have a PDF file, and whenever I open it in adobe on my computer, I can select the layers I want to view. But when I view it in a web browser, the layer dialogue box doesn't appear so cannot select ...
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Import Libre Office Writer Document in Draw?

Is it possible to import a LibreOffice Writer Document with tables and pictures without layout modifications in LibreOffice Draw? It seems I can't insert the whole file at once. When trying to copy ...
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Software to draw figures in the display [closed]

I just want to ask if someone knows some software to draw in real time shapes on screen, like a rectangle. This is very util for me for example when Copying stuff, or adapting stuff from a place that ...
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Can I use my Surface 3 as an external drawing tablet?

I have a Microsoft Surface 3 (not pro) with the Surface Pen stylus. I am wondering if I can use my Surface as an external drawing tablet (input device) for my desktop computer (running win 8.1 pro). ...
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Mouse pointer disappears when using drawing tablet on Windows 8

I have an Aiptek drawing tablet which worked perfectly on Win7 but has a problem on Win8. The problem is that the mouse pointer disappears when I am using the tablet. On Win7, I could hover the stylus ...
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Is there any way to change coordinate mode of any Huion graphic tablets on a windows computer?

Changing the coordinate mode from absolute positioning to relative is quite common in all graphic tablets. And even my huion h610 pro had this option on a mac. But I moved to windows and it doesn't ...
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Export Krita Layers to Single Images

When I have multiple layers in Krita, how can I export each layer as an individual image?
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How can I draw a specific 2D maze?

I have a map of a 2D maze that I sketched on paper from a real maze, and I want to recreate the maze on my computer in a nice and neat "white passable blocks with impassible black wall between blocks" ...
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Add anchored shapes in the margin area in Word

I need to rewrite a resume in PDF to Word. The section headers are marked with additional rectangles in the margin area, like this: How would I do that in MS Word, in the .docx format? I found some ...
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How to create Smart Art in LibreOffice Writer

How do I create flow charts in LibreOffice writer? I know how to do it in Draw but I'd like to do it in Writer as well. (I'm looking for functionality close to Word's Smart Art feature) Here's an ...
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Big device for drawing and writting on it? [closed]

I'm searching for some big device (22 inch) on which can draw, write and load some presentation file. Want to replace pan and paper with some modern device. Let's say that want to make instruction of ...
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Word 2013 PDF - The export failed due to an unexpected error

Like this post for Word 2007, we can't save our Word 2013 document to PDF and simply receive a generic error: Is there any way to troubleshoot this error? Playing around with the conversion options ...
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How to plot scientific diagrams? [closed]

I'm looking for a way for drawing scientific graphs, mostly vectors, coordinate systems and diagrams, for example like this one: diagram I'm not looking for data visualization software, I need ...
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Is there a program to move the mouse according to an svg?

Basically, I want a program that will look at an svg, then 'act' it out on a set canvas. For drawing.
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How can I draw autoshape on an already existing image in Word 2003?

I'm drawing autoshape in Word 2003 like this: Is there anyway I can draw that shape over an existing image? I cant seem to get that done on existing image. I tried pasting the image in Word, but I ...
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How to write on screen and zoom in during presentation

A year or two ago, I took a Matlab training class and the presenter had some kind of tool that let him zoom in on a portion of his desktop so that we could read his code, as well as draw on his ...
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Is it possible to draw frame around group in Visio?

Groups in Visio have well defined margins independent on group content (see picture below). Is it possible to visualize this margin, i.e. to assign line color and width to it?
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Diagram drawing application [closed]

I need to draw a complex value network and the Visio isn't fitting my needs. Does someone know the drawing program used to draw the diagrams in the Android Design website? That would fit my needs. ...
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How to draw inside table cell in OneNote?

Drawings in one note are overlaid on text. So, they do not maintain relations with text. For example, one can't draw inside table cell: drawing will shift away if table resized or something. Is it ...
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How to get pen input to draw?

I just got a crappy little Hyundai pen input module To use on a normal Windows 7 HP laptop, it works quite well with the Hyundai software, but that's in Chinese, and the input only stays on the screen ...
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A software to draw an algorithm [closed]

I'm currently working on a complex algorithm, and I want to draw it into a reference document. Basically, I have formulas, formulas are linked to their operands, operands are formulas themselves ...
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Draw mirrored arrows in PowerPoint?

Using PowerPoint drawings I need to create two arrows, please see the sample image below. I want both arrows to have the same length and one arrow shall be the horizontal mirroring of the other arrow (...
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why is my Bamboo pen always drawing and a yellow note pad appears?

I have had a Bamboo pen and touch tablet for a couple years but have not used it in a long time. Now that I'm trying to use it again it is behaving very strangely. It won't drag anything on my desktop,...
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Tablet-compatible vector drawing app for OS X?

I got a capacitive stylus so I can use my laptop's trackpad as a graphics tablet. It seems like drawing software such as SketchBook Express works quite well, but it only produces bitmap output. Are ...
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How to prevent the appearance of “Create your drawing here” area in Word

In MS Word, how can I prevent the appearance of "Create your drawing here" area when inserting a square (or a circle) in a document?
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Which tool is very suitable to draw geometry picture for mathematics?

Such as : What is the most convenient tool to draw pictures like this? I want to find a tool which will automatically detect what I need. For example, when I need to draw a line vertically, it can ...
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How do I stroke a path in GIMP (or, just draw a line)?

I want to just draw a simple line in GIMP. The usual method, which I'm sure worked before, is to use a path then stroke it. I selected the path tool, then clicked 2 points to make a straight line ...
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Linux software for drawing 3D diagrams

My professor has asked me to draw a certain diagram for a poster which he wants to present at a conference. Which program on Ubuntu gets this done? My image/drawing consists of the following: x, y, ...