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    CMYK Jpegs | Do people use them for print now?

    Hi I grew up being taught that You would TIFFs for print images, and JPegs were solely for use in RGB for the web, but recently I have seen other people start using CMYK Jpegs in print documents. Naturally this feels wrong to me, what with a lot of programs cant cope with them and there...
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    Arabic Text problems

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    Arabic Text problems

    Hi I hope someone can help me with this problem. I am creating some artwork for a client. The product requires some Arabic text on it. I don;t speak or write Arabic, so they have provided me with the text in Word. But when I try to transfer it over to Illustrator, the text changes it...
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    Working out my hourly rate?

    Thanks for all your comments. I had started with working out how much I want/need to earn and create an hourly rate from that, but often those prices don't always match the client expectation for prices. Thanks
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    Working out my hourly rate?

    Hi Just started freelancing after 15+ years at agencies, but I never really got involved with costings. I'm unsure how to price myself, and was wondering how others worked out what there hourly rate would be? Or do people use set prices these days? I realise there are different rates for...
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    project management software recommendations

    Thanks for the response. I'd forgotten about this. I used to work at a place, were a colleague had written he own piece of software to do all this, which was great as it was bespoke for what we needed. I will certainly have a look at the 2 you've recommended. Many Thanks
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    project management software recommendations

    Hi I was wondering what software packages other designers use for managing jobs? I need one which can store things like, time taken, job details, costs on the job, invoice details, and when paid. Thanks Mark
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