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Bob Sutherton
Bob Sutherton
20,160 Points

How did you learn to gauge values like pixels and stuff?

When you are sizing something, how do you determine how many pixels you are going to use for it to get the size you want? Do you guess? Do you use math to figure it? Are you an eagle eye pixelator who can look at a screen at determine the exact amount of pixels something is? I have just been tinkering with the values until the look right. But this seems like it is probably not the best way.

2 Answers

Sean T. Unwin
Sean T. Unwin
28,690 Points

Hair pulling, heavy sighing, and some pacing behind your chair.

Although, the more you do it the guesstimating gets easier.

tldr: trial 'n' error

Andrew Shook
Andrew Shook
31,709 Points

Yep, unless I mockup and then I let adobe tell me.

Dylan Grey Aksomitas
Dylan Grey Aksomitas
Courses Plus Student 15,083 Points

A lot of trial and error. As with anything, it will become easier with experience.