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How to make different buttons active inside a symbol (website header) in Sketch?

I'm designing a website in Sketch for the first time. I'm getting used to working with symbols, and they are a huge timesaver. Now I want to make my website header a symbol, so that when I have to ...
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Sketch3: how do you draw a fan shape?

I'd like to have a circle divided into 4 fans, each of them is identical, if I draw the fan using edit tool, it is quite hard to get a perfect circle when four fans are combined. Is there any trick ...
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Combine Two Vector Shapes into One, With One Path (in Sketch App)

(In Sketch, the app.) I'm trying to create a shape that is symmetrical on the vertical axis. I made one half of the shape, duplicated it, flipped the duplicate, then grouped the two together into ...
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Subtracting unclosed path in Sketch

I essentially want to subtract a dotted, unclosed path from a background shape in Sketch. I can see why this doesn't work, but I'm wondering if there's a way to do what I want to do (subtract the ...
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How do I import a set of symbols in Sketch 3?

How do I import symbols from one project into another. For instance, I've downloaded the Bootstrap 3 resource, and I want to bring the symbols into another project I'm working on without copying and ...
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Sketch3: export a group and keep the size of the transparent background

I have a group with a transparent rectangle as the background, I'd like to export the group, make the exported png the same size as the background rectangle. but sketch automatically trims my ...
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Sketch: Can I round the end of a line vector?

When you draw a line using the vector tool in Sketch, the end is squared. Is there a way to change it to a round cap similar to the option in the Stroke panel in Illustrator?
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How to Create Angled Screenshots of Mobile Screen on Sketch 3

Anyone know of an easy way to create angled Mobile Screenhots on Sketch 3 like the image below? Pretty sure if I transform the image to proper angles and add shadows I can do the same thing but I ...
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How to draw an arc shape in Sketch?

Is there any way to draw an arc shape with rounded ends like this in sketch app?
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How to assign different border styles in Sketch?

I needed to assign different border styles for a shape, let's say rectangle. For example, I want to make a #666 1px top border and #333 2px bottom border like we do in CSS. { border-top: 1px solid ...
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Sketch3: where is the reflection tool?

The document here: http://www.bohemiancoding.com/sketch/support/documentation/08-styling/7-reflection.html mentioned the "reflection" tool, but it doesn't tell where it is, and I can't find it. So ...
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Sketch: Layer Mask

I'm trying to fill a layer with an image using a shape as a layer mask. I would like to have the inner shadow I added to the shape show once I fill it with an image. However, as expected, the image ...
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Rounded Corners on Subtract Item in Sketch

In this awesome shot on Dribbble by Yoga Perdana, he has rounded angles on the fire tips. I can't seem to figure out how to do it. I know he uses Illustrator, but I don't have access to it. If ...
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Exporting a slice in Sketch with transparent background around

Using Sketch 3 want to export an icon, the icons themselves are 24x24 but they sit within an area of 32x32. I've figured out how to do it by combining two different layers one 24x24 and the other ...
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Sketch is driving me crazy. Plz help

I HAAAAATEEE SKETCH. For 2 days Ive been trying to solve a problem but no solution. Plz help. Problem: I have a layer with 82% opacity on top of a background, when i choose to export only that layer ...
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Sketch subtract weird result

I have some text that I converted to outlines in sketch. Now I'd like to cut out some circles from the text, so that it looks like somebody has taken a bite out of it. When I select the circle and ...
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Export layer coordinates - Sketch 3

How can you export the (x,y) coordinates of a layer with the rest of CSS properties? I can't export position values even placing them at 0,0
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Join paths in shape in Sketchapp

I'm trying to make simple icons to use with Fontello. When I export what I've made as an svg and try importing it to fontello, it won't import it properly and it complains: "If image looks not as ...
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Creating a blurred ios 7 notification drawer style background

I'm new to sketch 3 and I really want to create that blurry background you have over the icons when you pull it down. I've followed a tutorial for blur in Sketch 3 but I didn't achieve exactly what I ...
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sketch3: how do you “swap symbols”?

In the document of Sketch3, I found that there is a function called "swap symbols", literally I think it can swap symbols of similar styles on canvas, but I can't find where the operation is located ...
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SKETCH : How to updade a Button's Symbols but not change the TextLabel's content?

So that the text can be updated freely without duplicating itself to all button instances? In other words, the button symbol just retains the styles and not the content. The closest thing i found ...
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How to reverse path orientation in Sketch.app

I was having difficulties when trying to subtract one shape from another: (the selected triangle should appear as negative space) which seemed like a bug until I tried to flip the triangle ...
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How to fade two images together in Sketch

Is it possible in Sketch3 to do a mask w/ a gradient to make these two images seemless? Basically this technique (for photoshop) http://www.wikihow.com/Fade-One-Image-Onto-Another-in-Photoshop ...
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How do I apply radius properly to the end points of this shape?

I want a radius on the two end points similar to the other corners. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/kg6vznyfnkcxm2e/AAC_NSaCXkcRZvgsRXM0Yy4Ya?dl=0
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Exporting from Sketch for icon font

I am trying to export SVG icons from Sketch to import into Fontello, however the SVG's don't appear to be correct for the app (they also do not work in IcoMoon). The icon I am trying to create as a ...
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How to move a path object in Sketch 3?

I use Sketch 3 but why does it not allow me to move the created path object to another location by dragging and dropping it? I can grab any objects such as oval or rectangle but I cannot grab objects ...
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Snapping 2 objects together in Sketch 3

I am trying to use Sketch 3 to create some SVG icons. One of the big reasons I am using SVG icons is the ability to have multiple color however to do that, the SVG must be multiple shapes. The ...
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How to remove background in sketch?

I've got an image I'm trying to remove the background from and I'm not really sure how that would be done with Sketch. Any tips would be greatly appreciated!
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Sketch: Apply a bitmap mask to a group of vectors

Is this something that's possible? "Use a mask" is disabled over a group of vectors. Example:
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Is there a way to audit fonts in Sketch 3? Missing fonts on open

I am using Sketch 3 for my own design work as well as working with a client who has an external graphic designer. When opening the graphic designer's work I am warned of missing fonts, eg: ...
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Convert shadow to path sketch 3

Is it possible to convert the shadow of a element to a path and then flatten it in sketch 3?
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Delete or straighten one of two anchor point handles in sketch 3

How would you go about deleting or straightening one anchor point handle, while keeping the opposite handle intact?
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How to pull out the guides from ruler like photoshop in sketch 3?

I am learning sketch 3. I need to create new guides. Smart guides can't help me in sketch 3. Is there a way to do this? Thank you very much!
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How do I replicate the Apple Family Sharing Icon

I was trying to replicate the following icon from Apple as a practice. I like the gradient effect but it seem to be shared by all the circles and the base. And there is also a opacity change, where ...
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Specify center of rotation in Sketch

Is there a way to specify the center of rotation in Sketch? Normally it simply rotates the object around its center. If there is no native way maybe it's possible to write a plugin!?
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How to subtract multiple subpaths from a shape easily in Illustrator or Sketch?

I am using Sketch (app) that has Boolean drawing operations (like subtract, union, intersect...) as in Illustrator. In my file I have four ring shapes. They are not strokes but more like circles with ...
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Modifying Fonts with Sketch 3

Is is possible to modify fonts in Stetch 3? If so, what are the best techniques for doing so?
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Scaling a symbol in Sketch scales all instances of that symbol

Title pretty much says it all, but the problem is simple. Say I have a logo imported from illustrator or whatever. I make it a symbol, and then I use it in one place in my design. Looks great. But ...
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How to use Fibonacci numbers / Golden Ratio in logo design in Illustrator or Sketch?

I am trying to get into Fibonacci/Golden Ratio logos for some university work however I'm fairly new to Illustrator. I've used Photoshop for about 8 years and Sketch v3 since it was released. However, ...
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Different color when exporting png in Sketch 2

I have a problem when I'm exporting a .png file in Sketch 2. I have an icon with the background color of #8FBE00 but when I'm exporting it as a .png file the background color is #8EC003. I have ...
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How can I alter a square image into a circular one in Sketch?

I want to take a rectangular image in Sketch and give it a circle/radius style. For example:
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How can I connect two disjoint paths in Sketch App?

For example if I draw a oval and then want to paint part of it into different color, how can I connect edge points of my new path with oval?
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Problems exporting SVGs from Sketch 3

I go to export assets from Sketch as SVG files. I have a few problems... If I select the assets and it automatically slices it, I then save out the SVG file and it gets cut off. circle icon example ...
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Subtracting two shapes in Sketch produces odd result

I'm trying to subtract two shapes in Sketch 3.0.3. One outer oval and one inner oval, with the inner one being a partially cut out oval shape (shown in green). This is before: And this is after ...
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Sketch 3 exported png size different from layer

I'm having an issue exporting some icons from sketch to .png files. The layers is are 144 x 144 but when I try exporting them I get a 152 x 152 size .png file. I have enabled the trim transparent ...
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Sketch - Arc Shape?

Is it possible to produce an arc shape with given start and sweep angle? (Using Sketch 3.0 by bohemian.coding)
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How can I see if it is a circle or a path in Sketch?

I have a circle-like path in Sketch. How can I now see if it's really a circle (i.e it was created with the Oval tool) or if it's just a path with the shape of a circle. They look the same and all the ...
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Resize artboard to content in Sketch

Does the Sketch app provide something like a "resize artboard to content" command? If yes, where can I find it?
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Resetting rulers to origin in Sketch 3

I'm currently discovering Sketch 3, and I stumbled on a problem for which I can't seem to find a solution! Coming from Photoshop, to add guide lines to my document, I went to click and drag from the ...
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Shape Points Not Align in Sketch

For some reason after working with a shape for a little while, the transform the points (corners, edges, whatever) get out of alignment. Notice below in the rectangle in the middle.