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  • HotButton
    Reply to 4 Easy Tips to Manage Your PowerPoint File Size
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    It's currently the MS-Office raster format of choice because its compression is lossless and its transparency is supported....
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    Ah, you have just stepped into a big pile of my biggest pet peeve.

    Your printer's proof is NOT another opportunity to change things. It is your opportunity to approve the printer's color...
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    Reply to Why do I struggle with layout?
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    Sounds like you're adhering to too many "rules" and limiting yourself "inside the box" too much. I'm sure you've heard the graphic design saying, "You have to know the rules in...
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    You are a good boss, my boss only gets incredibly upset when I point out things like this, or outright blames me instead.

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    I just make my photos at 100 percent to size in the PPT with a resolution of 150, sometimes less, then hand off to the client. I've heard that PNGs are the best for Office, but I'm not sure why.
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  • DesignWild Website Critique

    Here's a personal project for my portfolio. I started with the site name built a theme around it; in this case, I was going for a jungle explorer feel.

    None of the links work, though some have hover effects. IE7 decided that the padding on the navigation and the text in the footer were luxuries I didn't require, and the two of us will no doubt have a long discussion about this in the morning. Other browsers seem to display fine.

    http://www.ajw-art.com/critique/designwild/

    Any comments/crits greatly appreciated. Also, out of curiosity, is it customary to do design a subpage as well for sites that are going into your portfolio? I've seen it done both ways, and I've always wondered.

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    I like that it's colorful and it fits in my 1024x768 viewport. It's kind of tall though. I'd try to pare it down vertically and cut to the chase. I feel like there's a lot of space wasted on the top right, you could shove a slogan or a phone number. The line-height on your body text is just a -little- too tall. Good for book reading, not great for web reading.

    Your IE problem is probably because you're using the default margin/padding for that <ul> tag. You don't need to float the <ul> left. You should set a width on it and set overflow: hidden, reset the margin to 0 and set the left padding to whatever you're using on the main content div (you called it "#left"). Set #navigation ul li a to display: block if you want those links to be square.
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