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Questions tagged [support]

You need help with the use of one or more of the site's features.

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Duplicated question with another solution

There are some questions from other years that now have a new answer or solution. As this case: How to force paths instead polygons when exporting images as svg? What to do? Flag it as a duplicate (...
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Can I announce my free clipart library on this site?

We are cartographers from the Caribbean, and we’ve created a free library (clipart) of different vector maps: street city plans and also printable maps of just all countries. Can I post a link here, ...
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Why is there a question with tags on freelance, business, clients on Graphic Design SE?

I read this question and found only comments posted. It was a definite “How do I run my business better” question with a wide range of comments. As I wrote it, I had to imagine how she got in that ...
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Proper flag for copyright/watermark removal questions

When flagging questions about how to do something that shouldn't be condoned, such as watermark or copyright removal, what is the appropriate flag? I didn't see anything that alluded to these sort of ...
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Seeking photo editing advice but picture is 7MB - where to upload it?

One photo from my camera has a really strange effect that I don't understand - either what caused it or how to fix it. I can't upload it here because of the 2MB limit, but imgur seems to compress it ...
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How to include image or diagrams in this page?

Since I am new to this forum, I have not much idea about framing the questions of right sort to this group? Moreover, I am unable to upload images in this page along with the question text. As I am ...
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How should we deal with multiple questions per question?

In particular new users sometimes ask a question that contains multiple subquestions which are better off as separate questions. How can we identify when such a question is too broad? How should ...
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Are CAD questions allowed?

That is Computer Aided Design, like Onshape, Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor, etc. It's for designing graphics and 3D models, but not really sure if it's considered graphic design.
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Bold and Italic don't work anymore [duplicate]

Bold doesn't work anymore, apparently neither does italic. I have just realized this while answering a question, see screenshot here: Apparently they don't work on Meta either, while writing this ...
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Trying to put an image in my question and cannot

I have a photo which I can't seem to paste into here using the image icon in the editing menu. I'm not sure why that is. I have seen someone else do that here. Before I proceed I need to solve this ...
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How should the canned comments in the low-quality queue be used?

When I review answers in the low-quality queue and choose Delete or Recommend Deletion, respectively, I can choose from a series of comments or No comment needed. What effect do they have and when ...
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Why is Stack Overflow not one of the options under “close” > “off-topic” > “migration”?

When closing a question why is meta.graphicdesign.com the only migration option?
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Where did these upvotes go?

Just a question for curiosity's sake... I don't really care about the 'points' but it does seem odd. I noticed that I had a notification under the Recent Achievements section, so I clicked on the ...
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Does Graphic Design have a chat room?

On Stack Overflow there is an option to talk in a chat room on the right hand column when someone needs more details on a question. Does Graphic Design have that option?
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Is imgur having problems?

Are you experimenting problems viewing and uploading images imgur this days? I want to know if it is a local thing with me or we are all having issues.
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Submit a question for locking

This question about a certain font gets a lot of views (5K at the moment), and answers, although it is essentially unaswerable - because the original font is not a digital font. Which leads to people ...
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Flagged a question, now how to change the flag?

I was reviewing this question and flagged it as off-topic. A few minutes later I actually found an earlier duplicate, much better formulated and with better answers. I tried opening the "flag" menu ...
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Bullet formatting

Is there any way of tightening up the bullet formatting when using nested/indented bullets? For instance, this post uses levels of indenting to emphasise a point, but seems to lose a bit of the ...
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What would be an appropriate use of HTML or CSS tag

If code implementation is off topic in this community, then what would be suitable question regarding HTML or CSS? because the tags exist... What are HTML and CSS tags all about?
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I can't edit some questions, the edit button is grayed out

There is THIS question and I wanted to edit it to make it clearer and also add the image inline but I can't. The edit button is grayed out. I have seen this once before and I wanted to know why some ...
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GD.SE site behavior and the future

There have been some issues of site behavior and in an attempt the mods tried to be diplomatic, commutative, and reach out to people to solve issues and give guidance but this has appeared not to work....
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Can't ask any more questions

Can anyone help me here? I have two questions being voted as off topic and too broad by some of the stack members. I have also emailed to stack exchange regarding this issue. But, they've asked me to ...
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Are Software Usage Questions Acceptable?

I'm having a problem with gimp, and I am not sure if this is the right place to ask the question. If this is not within the scope of the community can anybody recommend any other communities where I ...
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Do all my screenshots need to be in English?

By answering a question on GD.SE yesterday i encountered the following problem: Since i am german, i'm using all the CC Apps in german language. Therefore all the screenshots i make are german aswell....
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Is this question valid for GD.SE?

First have a look at the question I want to ask: I have an image that I intend to show on this publicly viewable page: It has the logos of: GMail Twitter Facebook Google+ The ...
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Has gold tag badge question closing been removed?

I can no longer close questions with simply my vote. Previously I could close photoshop and Illustrator tagged questions with one vote because I have the gold badge for the adobe-photosop and adobe-...
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Why is my Question Considered a Duplicate and Closed?

I would appreciate some clarification on why my question - Why is “scaling”, for raster images, recommended to design large Images? - is still being considered a duplicate of this question. Since ...
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I can't flag this duplicates

Somehow SE is not letting me to search for this specific questions which are duplicates: Why is Photoshop's pixel grid smaller than my actual pixels? Why is my grid not aligning properly? Pixel ...
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Describing and comparing illustrations: is it a fit for the site?

I was wondering if someone with little knowledge of the fundamentals of graphic design could ask a question along the lines of: Can the technique used in this drawing(ink pen) from a professional ...
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Is it possible to reverse my choice on the moderator election?

I'm currently viewing on mobile (with show desktop site selected) and as I was flitting around the candidates statements I pressed my first choice by accident. Its not the end of the world if it's ...
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Now that we're “big time”, did I lose my review privileges?

While we were in beta, I reviewed new posts. Is it just a function of the redesign, or did I lose the ability to review? I'm guessing that now I'm below the level where you can review posts. I used ...
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Please help me improve and undelete this question

Simple request for help getting a potentially very good question from a new user over the line and undeleted: What factors make a campaign go viral? (formerly "Viral campaign?") The original ...
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How to embed screen capture videos as animated gifs in answers?

Reading If we wanted to write tutorials or explanations for work done how would we go about doing that? I saw a discussion of how to embed videos in answers. We don't do video, but we can have ...
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Migration options showing only meta.graphicdesign.com

After I tried to flag one question (although in the end it is not necessary), I get on the following screen in the flag popup: The only option I see in Flagging -> Closing -> Off-Topic -> ...
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Review count: separate tag reviews from post reviews?

Is there a way to filter the list of reviews I have done, into tag revisions only, and/or post reviews? So that I can see for example all post reviews listed separately?
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How can I ask moderator attention for a misspelled tag?

...except for asking a question on meta, that is? There's a new tag, called oveprint, lacking an 'r' somewhere between the e and p. Since I don't have wiki editing privs yet, how can I attend someone ...
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Are questions about paper choice on-topic?

I'm considering to change the paper I used for printing to another one with slightly different grammage (grams per square meter) and not sure whether this is a right choice. Would asking a question ...
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“You have X flags remaining.”

I just flagged a question because I wasn't sure whether it was too localized or a discussion question or what have you — it just didn't smell right to me. I got the message that I had something like ...
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Why can't I simply vote to close as belonging on other SE site.. but not meta?

Vote to close..... Off Topic... Belongs on other Stack Exchange network.... I get this.... Question is not meta related. Actually I think the question belongs on stackoverflow. Notice I can't ...
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Why did my answer turn into a “community wiki”?

I wrote an answer here - https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/a/15603/3327 edited it to fix some typos, and was surprised to see it had turned into a "Community wiki" seemingly on it's own (the ...
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Is it possible to delete images from SO server once they've been added to an answer?

I added an image to an answer which I should not have. I am replacing the image in the answer. However, the old image is still on the SO servers. Can it be removed by me?
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Why do we share rep on beta and here on meta?

I noticed both the design beta and meta sites share the same rep. SO and the corresponding meta separate the rep between each site. Why is it different here? Note: this isn't meant to discuss which ...
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How do I filter multiple tags with the same word in them?

I have times when I care less about Adobe-related tags such as adobe-photoshop, adobe-illustrator, adobe-fireworks, adobe-indesign, adobe-acrobat, or adobe-flash. It would be useful if I could turn ...
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what should be the use of Ctr+k on this site

I am a user that migrated from stack overflow and i am very used to using ctr+k to make all my programming code there However i wonder what is the proper usage of ctr+k on this site??
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How to get to the good stuff?

I've got a bunch of tags for my profile that are related to my interests - but the questions that come up in my feed are always the latest ones and have no relation to my tags. Something seems not to ...
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Why do I keep losing “consecutive days visited” on the main site?

I have GDSE in my "visit frequently" bookmarks. I am trying to earn the "Fanatic" badge, for visiting 100 days in a row. I KNOW I have made a point of being on the site every day. But my "consecutive ...
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Why did a question become a Community Wiki?

Why did What are common mistakes that you see in "professional" designs? become a community wiki? When I'd originally posted it, I was worried it may be too subjective. After positive ...
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What does it mean when answerers usernames do not link to account profiles?

There are 2 answers to this question: Exponential degrade or similar effect to this one Both have usernames specified, but they have the same icon and no links to profiles: What does this mean?
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0 view but 2 answers, the main page works in a strange way?

Why my question get 0 view but 2 answers? I think the main page is not work correctly, could you please fix it.
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Who owns the Graphic Design chatroom?

The Graphic Design room doesn't seem to have an owner: Of course, the low activity in the room now means that it's fine without an owner, but I think it would be a good idea to give somebody the ...