Questions about the vector-based drawing application for the Mac OS X platform.

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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.
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How do I stop Sketch from reseting the shape (reverting) after changing corner radius?

When I change a shape's border radius after editing the vector points, it snaps back to the original shape. Any ideas?
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Make two vector points move together (Sketch or Illustrator)

I'm trying to speed up my workflow by making vector points move in the opposite direction simultaneously when I have two highlighted. For instance, below I highlight the top and bottom of the arrow so ...
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Expand a shape in Sketch

Is there a way in Sketch to expand a shape? For example, let's say I have an outline of something. I'd like to expand that outline to be a solid shape so I can apply boolean operations to it with ...
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Wobble a simple sketch to animate it

I'm wondering if there is a tool or simple method that will allow me to turn a simple pencil/pen sketch into something like the two images below. I received these in a newsletter from a Kickstarter ...
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Sketch - Export layers and keep the layer size?

So, I have my layers and when I go to File > Add Slices For Selection to slice the images and then export. They are coming out with the wrong size, if you take the star, it has a width of 40px on ...
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If I wanted to create my resume in Illustrator/Sketch what pixel dimensions should I use?

If I create a 8.5x11in file in Photoshop, it works out to 612x792. If I want to create a resume in Illustrator or another program like Sketch by Bohemian Coding should I use that size? Or would it be ...
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When I create an arrow in Sketch and enlarge it, the tail bursts out of the arrow

I've been creating an arrow in Sketch and whenever I adjust the Size property of the border, it decides to burst out the side of the < part of the arrow. Is there anyway to fix this, or am I ...
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Wondering how to achieve this blur text effect, hopefully in Sketch

Is there any way to easily generate this? thanks!