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Save time with print presets in Adobe InDesign CS6

Save time with print presets in Adobe InDesign CS6 | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
The next time you print something directly from Adobe InDesign, take an extra moment to save your setting choices as a “Print Preset.” After you select your printer and choose …
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Help! I typed in the wrong dimensions for my InDesign document!

Help! I typed in the wrong dimensions for my InDesign document! | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
AKA how to change your document dimensions, column guides and margins in Adobe InDesign CS6.  Beginning a new document file in Adobe InDesign is relatively easy, but what do you …
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Merge layers without flattening in Photoshop

Merge layers without flattening in Photoshop | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
Layers in Photoshop are an important feature in all Photoshop designs as they enable the user to work on a particular element of the design without disrupting the other elements. …
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What Lies Beneath - Part 2

What Lies Beneath - Part 2 | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
In my last post, What Lies Beneath – Part 1, I explained the function of layer masks in Photoshop and how to create them. In today’s post, I’ll explain a few …
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Add flair to your artwork with Illustrator's Live Trace tool

Add flair to your artwork with Illustrator's Live Trace tool | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
In a recent post, Give your line art the outline it’s missing in Photoshop, we demonstrated how to create a custom shape and refine its outline in Adobe Photoshop. Today, …
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Give your line art the outline it’s missing in Photoshop

Give your line art the outline it’s missing in Photoshop | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
While line art works best in the stained glass technique, don’t let a good design slip by because it doesn’t have an adequate outline. If you have a design with …
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Format your documents with page breaks in Word 2010

Format your documents with page breaks in Word 2010 | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
Often, I find that documents are improperly formatted where users have continuously hit the ‘Enter’ key to separate paragraphs over a number of pages. It’s a common issue that people …
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Centre objects in Photoshop CS6 with precision

Centre objects in Photoshop CS6 with precision | Graphic Design | Scoop.it

There may come a time when you need to centre objects in Photoshop. You could eyeball it, but that isn’t very precise.

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Understanding Airbrush in Photoshop

Understanding Airbrush in Photoshop | Graphic Design | Scoop.it

Typically, an airbrush is a tube connected by a hose to a source of compressed air. Located either on the bottom or top of the tube is a small attachment that connects to a container holding a colour medium such as a paint or dye.

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Happy Melbourne Cup Day!

We all know how big of a celebration Melbourne Cup can be but here are ten fun facts that you may not have known about the races. We hope you have a fun-filled day and will be lucky enough to rake in some winnings!
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Don’t throw your new managers into the deep end!

Did you know that 40% of managers new to a role don't survive in the role beyond 18 months? Find out how you can gain the necessary skills as a new manager with our Professional Development training program, The New Manager.
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Select layers without using the layers panel in Photoshop

Select layers without using the layers panel in Photoshop | Graphic Design | Scoop.it

Useful tips and tricks in selecting and using layers in Photoshop.

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10 essential keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop

10 essential keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
Keyboard shortcuts greatly enhance your speed and productivity in any application. They are especially beneficial in Photoshop. Here are just a few that will make your work much easier. Working …
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Turn the heat up on your text in Photoshop

Turn the heat up on your text in Photoshop | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
With all the filters included in Adobe Photoshop, some pretty wild things can be done to text. To expand text options even further, you can play around with both layer …
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Make CSS3 animations stay put after they've performed

Make CSS3 animations stay put after they've performed | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
Animations, defined by the keyframe rule, are one of the most exciting features of CSS3. It allows you to display various moving pictures to the user without Flash, JavaScript, or …
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What Lies Beneath - Part 1

What Lies Beneath - Part 1 | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
Free yourself with masking in Photoshop! But what is a mask you ask? In completely non-technical terms, think of the mask of Zoro or a carnival or Halloween mask. The mask …
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Mastering the Histogram in Photoshop

Mastering the Histogram in Photoshop | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
The Histogram is one of the most useful tools available in Photoshop for viewing and editing the exposure of images. A histogram is a graph which shows the ‘tonal range’ …
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Flatten Me! I want to be printed!

Flatten Me! I want to be printed! | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
It’s amazing what artists and designers can create using digital design programs such as Adobe Illustrator and InDesign.
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Perfect your images in Photoshop with layer masks

Perfect your images in Photoshop with layer masks | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
Layer masks in Photoshop are used to control and manage a layer’s transparency. This is different to adjusting the opacity of a layer as it provides more flexibility and allows …
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Prevent Black and White Documents Separating to CMYK in InDesign

Prevent Black and White Documents Separating to CMYK in InDesign | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
Are your black and white documents separating to CMYK in InDesign? If yes, then there must be colour in there somewhere.
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Remove Stray Pixels in Photoshop

Remove Stray Pixels in Photoshop | Graphic Design | Scoop.it
To create a smooth selection in Photoshop* with one of the many selection tools, such as the Magic Wand tool, you must first select the anti-aliased check box on the tool options bar.
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Open Code in Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2012 is now integrated with Git but why is this great news for developers? Take a look at our most recent blog post written by New Horizons' IT Technical Trainer, Newton Godoy, who shares his perspective on this great feature.
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Word 2013 Makes PDF Editing a Breeze

Have you ever been sent a PDF and noticed some changes that need to be made? In previous versions of Microsoft Word you could save a document as a PDF, but could not convert it back to a Word document for further editing. This has all changed in Word 2013 - check out this article to find out more!
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2 tricks that make formatting text in Photoshop easier

2 tricks that make formatting text in Photoshop easier | Graphic Design | Scoop.it

Two great tricks that make formatting text in #Photoshop so much easier! 

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