Questions tagged [graphics-editing]

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Bucket fill different shades accrodingly to target area colour/alpha

In GIMP, I'm using the "Bucket Fill" tool to add colour to a black surface. The shape I am filling includes different shades of black/grey, with different alpha values, as can be seen in the ...
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How can I create my own QR codes for free? [closed]

I'm planning to implement a QR code on a poster that I'm designing, and it seems the most common way to do this is to use one of the many online generators out there, but they either don't allow me to ...
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Resize issue of WordArt in Word 2016 (MS Office Professional Plus 2016)?

I cannot resize the text in Word Art visually (i.e., by the GUI) in Word 2016.  When I resize the text Word Art by click and dragging the box corner, it only increases the outer box size and not text ...
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How to wrap every paragraph with a custom text box in Word?

I've had a plain chat conversation and need display them similarly to how they are designed in Messenger. Since this is a long conversation, I need a method to do it at once. I know this might be ...
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Invisible PNG image layer that is only visible as a background

I have recently came across a very peculiar image, with strange properties. The image is in PNG format and just shows a simple bird with a transparent background. My friend sent me the image with ...
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Losing quality, even if I save in a lossless format, once I save a screenshot

As I take and try to save my screenshots, with any type of software, and any type of lossless format, I see a loss in color precision in the 4-bit range. An rgb value of (20, 20, 20) crunches down ...
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I want to cut a transparent line through my text [closed]

Here is my text: I simply want to cut a line/shape I make - Cut a layer from an other layer.
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Microstation V8i can't access a reference?

Working in Microstation V8i, in a file previously put together by someone else. I cannot access a particular polygon and whenever I put the cursor on top of it (without clicking) the little error ...
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How can I remove all these holes in Photoshop?

I’ve been trying to make this vector-like image and there’s all these little bubbles in the image. If you zoom in on the black part of the image, there are a lot of little holes. Is there any simple ...
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How can I create a path with the brush tool in Gimp?

I know how to stroke a path (even with the brush tool). That is not the issue. My question is how can I create a path with something continuous instead of having to click to create a new support point ...
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Method/program for creating a graphical email signature

I would like to create a kind of business card for my email signature in Mac OS X, with a nice graphical design. I tried to find software for this but it seems most people use photoshop, etc, which is ...
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How do I edit text as one of the layers, using GIMP

I have a PSD and I want to edit text which is one of the "layers". Can I edit the text or do I have to create a new layer and delete the existing one.
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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 should ...
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How should I edit TIFF files?

I have downloaded Tax forms from a site but they are in tiff format and I need to make some changes and enter new numbers in these forms, they are not allowing me to do anything because tiff format. I ...
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Using an image editor to 'sign' scanned documents

I often get emailed documents, which I have to print, initial and sign, scan, and email back. I would much rather just scan a copy of my signature (or crop one out of a signed, scanned document n ...
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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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How to add a border to a shape in Adobe Photoshop CS2?

How do I add a border to a simple shape in Adobe Photoshop CS2? I'm creating a polygon that is white; I want it to have a black border.
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Photoshop Technique for Such Effect - How Was It Done?

If you take a look at the DevDays logo, or the Graphic Design presentation from FOWA, there are certain letters in the logos that are extended upwards or in some direction, such as the V and Y ...
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How do I get the 'average' colour of a texture?

I have one background texture that is a wood grain, and I have a menu hover background colour that I would like to match the overall tone of the texture as closely as possible. Using a tool such as ...
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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 ...
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