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July 9, 2015
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Photoshop shortcut

Save for web claws

Save for web claws

Yes, I have a favourite short cut: Ctr+Shift+Alt+S in Photoshop.


And there’s a tumblr for it:  Save-for-Web Claw :)


Which I discovered because the shortcut’s designer Brendan Donohoe discovered it :)


And it’s being moved to a submenu :(



March 7, 2014
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Mis-read “Sin City 2: A dame to kill for” as “Sim City 2: A dame to kill for”

Which sounded much better…


Sim City Noir

Sim City Noir (obviously nothing to do with EA or Maxis really)

City Photo: D3cker / Reddit


Update: Nice to see Calvin Chan was way ahead of me…



July 15, 2011
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  • How to Design Pixel Perfect Photoshop Files for iOS Apps | Teehan+Lax
    “Set up Photoshop with a new blank document (640׀960 in this case) and make a second instance of it (this is key). It’s done by selecting Window>Arrange>New Window for… in Photoshop. See the screenshot above for reference. Assuming you have 2 monitors, drag one of the instances over to the secondary monitor making sure the entire canvas is viewable at 100%. Leave the other instance on the main monitor. Get LiveView Screencaster running on both devices and line up the LiveView frame to fit perfectly over the canvas on the secondary monitor (use the arrow keys for fine-grain adjustments). You’ll now want to work solely off of the main monitor instance leaving the secondary one alone. This allows you to freely zoom or move the canvas as much as you want for pixel perfection, while simultaneously watching how your actions are affecting the design on the actual device at 100%. “

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July 7, 2011
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Pixel perfect

20 things that drive web developers crazy
I’d add…
#21 Design a pixel perfect layout that must be pixel perfect but don’t make your PSD pixel perfect – yeah, sure, we’ll fix that.
#22 Not understanding why developers name files YYYY-MM-DD and not DD-MM-YYYY

...and how about shift dragging guides while you're at it? Mac's have a shift key, right?