Tip #1: After going through this forum for clean up and organization, I found that a lot of the titles people used asking for help in this forum were completely inadequate. So, I wanted to press upon all of you that when making a thread asking for help in this forum, please make the title and sub-title as specific as possible to your problem. This not only helps people see if they can/would like to answer your question, but it also helps other people who may be having the same problems.
If you were having problems with your text tool and the font you just downloaded isn't working, here is an example of an acceptable topic title:
Text Tool Not Working
Font Not Showing Up...
Here is an example of a bad topic title:
DO NOT DO THIS, please! It doesn't help anyone, and it's so vague that a lot of people may choose not to answer your problem because they don't know what you're having troubles with.
Tip #2: Another habbit I strongly suggest everyone try to get into is posting pictures along with their help thread. While this isn't always needed, and isn't needed for certain problems, pictures really do go a long way to better clarifying your problem to other people. Also, it's always a good idea to post a picture whenever your problem is about how to achieve a certain effect in an image, when you're trying to find something like something you already know, when asking for help on enhancing an image, or when you have a technical question about settings or tools. Most fanart help problems can be more specifically addressed if a picture is given for reference; otherwise the adivce/help given will be pretty general and may or may not help you. So including a picture or two whenever possible is always a good thing!
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