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  • NostalgiaSeeker
    Reply to Critique for my business card
    NostalgiaSeeker
    Good point. Doesn't explain why many other designers I've seen have a both a front to back business card while it's safe just to have the front and leave the back blank. Or is it because one can say it's...
    Today, 02:57 PM
  • PrintDriver
    Reply to Critique for my business card
    PrintDriver
    You think having a blank-backed business card is unprofessional? Or is it because it is your business card you can justify putting stuff all over it and call it designed if you want to.

    When...
    Today, 02:00 PM
  • KitchWitch
    Comment on Critique for my business card
    KitchWitch
    I was thinking the same. Any time I get a business card printed on both sides, my thought is "this company/person has money to burn." I see a business card as a simple take-away contact point,...
    Today, 01:32 PM
  • NostalgiaSeeker
    Reply to Critique for my business card
    NostalgiaSeeker
    Nah, I like to use the back, I know I said I would print this in matte so it can be written on but to me it feels unprofessional to leave the back blank. Plus I'm still fine tuning the design. :3
    Today, 01:24 PM
  • PanToshi
    Reply to Critique for my business card
    PanToshi
    Why make a 2-sided card? Have a one-sided card with one logo and your contact info. Done.
    Today, 12:45 PM

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  • noob layer style question

    okay here's the issue. I duplicated a layer (with its layer style) and simply flipped it using the free transform method.

    the layer style (drop shadow) wasn't appropriate after flippin it so i went inside to adjust it.

    however, the adjustments layer made to this layer affects the original layer. what's goin on?

    I tried locking the original layer but it still happens. has anyone run into this issue before?
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  • #2
    In the drop shadow dialogue, you've probably got "Use global light" checked. Uncheck it.

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    • #3
      that did the trick... (didn't know that would affect it; still doesnt make sense to me why it would.... but at least it works!)


      thanks so much hewligan!

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      • #4
        The global light allows all the layers with a drop shadow to have the same angle. It can be helpful, but truthfully it is usually a hinderance when forgotten.
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        • #5
          okay, that would seem logical then.

          also, another similar issue occurs but is correctable and i think its a settings problem.. one that i'm not sure how to rectify.

          when i create let's say a shape from the custom shapes and apply a layer style, let's say a stroke to it.

          then i want to create another shape - however, the created shape automatically takes on the layer style from before. i simply clear the layer style to fix it but is there a default option where it won't occur in the first place?

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          • #6
            In the context bar at the top, on the right (before the palette well), there are two options, style & color. Style is the one you want to look at. If you click on it, it will show you several styles, and if you click on the flyout menu button , you'll see an option called "no style". Click on that one and that will clear the style and you will have no styles applied when you draw the shape.
            WordPress Designer and theme developer. KlongDesigns - helping bloggers and non-technical folks claim their space on the internet.

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            • #7
              o okay gotcha... thanks a lot resdog. dont know what to do without you guys!

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              • #8
                You'd die. You'd simply die.

                Ned Yeung, A.C.E.
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                cyclopsphoto.ca

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                • #9
                  You know, Ned, while I can see how it might be possible, there have actually been no recorded cases of anyone dying from not having my legendary photoshop skills

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                  • #10
                    No convictions, you mean.
                    Ned Yeung, A.C.E.
                    mediamainline.com
                    cyclopsphoto.ca

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                    • #11
                      Hey, I'll have you know I was being "detained for my own protection..."

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                      • #12
                        Uh huh. We're all just glad you're safe from the "bad" people, Hewligan.
                        Ned Yeung, A.C.E.
                        mediamainline.com
                        cyclopsphoto.ca

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                        • #13
                          I'll never be entirely safe from the bad people - they'll always be after me for my legendary photoshop skills

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                          • #14
                            It's a powerful weapon you possess, Hewligan.

                            Try to use it for good, not evile.
                            Ned Yeung, A.C.E.
                            mediamainline.com
                            cyclopsphoto.ca

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                            • #15
                              lol! YOU
                              Purity and simplicity... and ubuntu.

                              If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
                              - Bishop Desmond Tutu

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