Archive for March, 2010

Fireworks Scale Tool

Coming from a Photoshop background, I am used to being able to quickly reselect the main Selection (V key) tool by holding the Cmd key. Not so in Fireworks it […]

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Sub-domains – What are they and how do they work

In order to understand what a sub-domain is, you need to start at the beginning. More specifically, at the top… A top-level domain (TLD) is the main location for your […]

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Slicing Text in Illustrator

Slicing text is a simple way of creating a nice graphic effect. Using Illustrator you can easily create a range of text effects, warping, cutting and reshaping to turn a […]

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3D Photoshop Layers in Motion

When you bring a Photoshop file into Motion and add a 3D camera, you will probably want to move your layers back in 3D space. If you drag on the […]

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Add Your Blog Posts to Your Twitter Feed

Rather than manually adding links to your blog posts in Twitter, you can set up Google FeedBurner to do this for you automatically. Log in to your Google account. (If […]

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InDesign – Show All Menu Items

I recently did a clean install of my OS and noticed that InDesign was missing some menu items, such as Preflight etc. Instead, it had several “Show AllĀ  Menu Items” […]

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Windows to Mac Newbies

One of the things I see new Mac users do all the time, especially if they have just switched over from Windows, is closing the window rather than quitting the […]

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OSX File Icon Tip

Here’s a quick tip for OSX users: Have you ever noticed the icon next to the file name at the top of your document? When it’s solid you have a […]

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Clean up Images Captured From Film

If you have an image that was taken from a freeze frame from film, you might see lines going all the way across it. This is called interlacing and it […]

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Add Filters to Several Clips in Final Cut

To apply the same filters to a bunch of clips in Final Cut Pro (or Express), select them in the Timeline and then go to Sequence > Nest Item(s). Once […]

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