Tutorials Archive

Missing – Adobe Illustrator Smart Guides

Posted on: February 19th, 2019 by Dan Lingenfelter   |   No Comments

I was recently working in Adobe Illustrator when I noticed that the application’s “Smart Guides” were not displaying as I moved individual elements of the icon that I was creating. If you’ve used Adobe Illustrator for a while, then you know how inconvenient it is to lose these helpful, dynamic assistants. We may be able to help you get them back.

Restore Legacy Transform Scale Behavior to Photoshop CC 2019

Posted on: November 19th, 2018 by Dan Lingenfelter   |   No Comments

The 2019 version of PhotoShop CC offers numerous functionality updates that are certain to improve the ease and efficiency of everyday workflows. On the other hand, one specific update changes the default functionality of the application’s transform scale tool. If you’re accustomed to holding the “Shift” key to maintain image proportions while scaling, then fear not. We have a fix!

Capture Full Page Screenshots

Posted on: July 16th, 2017 by Dan Lingenfelter   |  

Wouldn’t it be great to have the ability to capture an entire web page, regardless of it’s length, in one screenshot. Thankfully this feature is a reality in several of the major browsers and it is available right out of the box…although you might have to dig a little in the box to enable it. Learn how it works.

Temporarily Disable InDesign Snap to Guides

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016 by Dan Lingenfelter   |  

Learn how convenient and simple it is to temporarily disable Adobe InDesign’s “Snap To” feature while positioning layout elements in your artwork. This tip comes in handy if your artwork elements are auto snapping to the wrong position.

TinyMCE Image Opacity Control

Posted on: September 1st, 2015 by Dan Lingenfelter   |  

I wanted to see if I could add a control to the WordPress visual editor interface that would allow the user to change the opacity, of a selected image, in increments of 10 from 90% opaque to 10% opaque right within the visual editing experience.