Questions about Bohemian Coding's Sketch.app, a vector-based interface (UI) design application for Mac OS X.

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Combine Expanded Strokes Sketch 3

Is there any way to combine these expanded strokes without a completely botched result? The normal boolean operations aren't working at all.
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Sketch App: How to export with layout grids? [on hold]

I have recently downloaded the Sketch app and I have been trying to figure out how to export to PDF with the included layout grids drawn on the design. I wanted to reach out to experienced Sketch app ...
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Why does exporting an image change its width in Sketch?

These icons have the very same width in Sketch: When I export them as PNGs (3x size), the inbox icon has a width of 69px, while the trash's width is 63px. Why is that? Why don't they have the ...
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How to adjust the thickness of a stroke in Sketch?

I have an icon and I would like to make it thinner but it has a fill instead of a border. As far as I know, it's not possible to change the thickness of the fill, so I need to find a way to convert ...
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How do you convert a scan/jpeg biro sketch into an SVG file without losing detail?

The picture attachment is a SVG file which I uploaded in PNG format. The detail of the SVG is really good and my vinyl plotter is able to sketch it. I would like to know how one converts a sketch ...
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Sketch to PhoneGap App - Sizes and Units Wrong

Hopefully this is in the correct place! So I've designed a few app screens in sketch and have come to try and code them using PhoneGap but can't seem to get my head around sizes etc.. This is one of ...
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How do you export the original image that was inserted in a Sketch document?

I've inserted a few JPEG images for backgrounds into a Sketch document, and now I want to get the full-resolution images out to use on the web. I don't want to export the JPEG into another JPEG, ...
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How to remove black pixel bleed? (Illustrator CC or Sketch)

I'm working with a color logo created in Illustrator. When it's exported as a PNG at a large size, it looks fine. If I export it at a smaller size, it creates a faint black line between the colors. ...
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Sketch3 | Is it possible to create a text table?

Just a super simple text table... I'm fairly new to Sketch, and I'm sure I haven't cracked even a quarter of what can be done with the program. So I wasn't very surprised when I realized I have no ...
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Exporting multiple sizes in sketch. Saving it as defaults?

I'm trying to figure out the way to keep my export sizes and prefix names as default options, When I do it to mobile I have to create 7 diferents sizes and prefixes I design in @3x so I have to ...
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Sketch: how to get design to developer?

I've been wanting to learn Sketch but am not sure what the process is once it comes to handing over the design to the developer. Most developers won't have Sketch as it's mac only, and even then most ...
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Cut circle into equal parts in Sketch to implement animation progress bar?

I have a circle in Sketch 3 that I would like to animate a progress bar in iOS. So I will need to cut the green circle in 30 pieces so I can spin through circle-01@2x.png to circle-30@2x.png to give ...
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How to create/ vectorize/ digitize a hand drawn logo and retain its look?

I just receive my first "official" drawing/logo project and I'm not sure how to get about doing it. So this client asked me for a drawing for a brand logo that he's planning on doing (just a drawing ...
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How can I create perspective in Sketch 3

Is it possible to create perspective in Sketch 3? (i.e. https://www.behance.net/gallery/26322013/SkyAdventures) In Photoshop, I would use a perspective tool, but I'm not sure how to do this in ...
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How to make an image fade to transparency in Sketch 3 [duplicate]

I want to create a background image that smoothly fades into transparency (i.e. https://www.behance.net/gallery/24034607/WhatsApp-for-OS-X ) In Photoshop, I would just use the eraser tool to achieve ...
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Sketch3: Can you connect two vectors and change their colors by selecting only one?

Let's say I have a line graph with 30 lines, and a legend with 30 circles. Can I link the circle to a line in such a way that when I change the circle color, it'll automatically change the color of ...
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How to make vector templates from CSS frameworks?

I am planning in creating a Illustrator/Sketch vector based template for the CSS framework UiKit. And I wonder how to do that. My first thought was to print to PDF and dissect it from there, but then ...
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resize svg file width 100% and height fixed.

I made this svg file with sketch.app. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?> <svg width="478px" height="36px" viewBox="0 0 478 36" version="1.1" ...
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How to share Global Colors in Sketch App?

I am trying to share a very extensive color palette that I have created in "Global Colors" in a Sketch file. I need to share this with a coworker, but when I send the file to them and they open it on ...
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Is there a “generate CSS/HTML” feature or plugin in Sketch app

I have found a script that does exactly that (generates CSS and HTML for the layers and offers an option of exporting those in % values) and cuts the work for the web-dev in half for Photoshop. Now I ...
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Color mismatching on sketch exports

When exporting with sketch the colors I get are over saturated compared to the originals. See the capture below : The color mismatch is appearing in any software that I use to open it. The export ...
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Sketch 3: Exporting invisible layers? Best practice of designing hover elements?

I'm designing a website with a dropdown navigation. I'd like to export this to InVision to make it interactive. Therefore I need all elements separatly. Right now I have the dropdown as a ...
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Sketch - when alpha blending images on top of each other the layer on top is always darker

I have two images that I would like to overlay on top of each other and alpha blend them equally. I import them as two different layers, and lower their opacity. Even when they have equal opacity ...
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How can I export a blur image? [duplicate]

I am using Sketch to create my design. I have created a view that is blurred. So if I put it on any other image, it will make it blurred. Now I want to export this blur, but I seem to be unable to do ...
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How to batch select and move multiple artboards in Sketch

I have a problem moving the selected artboards: only the first one in the batch moves while the selection had shown all N artboards selected (first and last artboards having the white small squares ...
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In Sketch 3 how can I delete the excess of a shape like in Adobe illustrator?

If I merge to shapes together or use a mask in Sketch 3 I want to be able to select the 'excess' and delete. For example I have a rectangle and then I overlap a circle with it. Then I want to keep the ...
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My icon is appearing choppy and blurred on iPhone, how can I fix it?

I'm creating an iOS 8 app icon in Sketch 3. For learning purposes, I've only set the color of the icon shape and I haven't added any other layers to it. What I did: Create app icon from iOS ...
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Export Sketch dashboard to PNG…use as smart object in Photoshop

I'm creating iPhone app mockups in Sketch 3, and exporting them to PNG. I like showing them to clients in a realistic iPhone 6 mockup/photo. Ideally, I would like every time I export my artboard from ...
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Export from Sketch - vector to SVG strange output

I'm trying to export some vector icons I drew from sketch into SVG and PNG. Here are my icons in sketch: All nice and crisp. The shapes are in a group and against a mask, like so: When I click ...
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How to make diagonal guides in sketch 3?

Sketch 3 is a great vector tool. However, it doesn't appear to support diagonal guides. Any work arounds? Here is an Illustrator workaround.
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How to connect two objects as union precisely?

I'm now reading this tutorial which describes how to create a simple to-do list iOS icon. On the tutorial, the author combines two rectangles as union in Sketch 3. However, when I tried to duplicate ...
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Disable snapping to pixel grid

Is it possible to resize shapes or move shapes without aligning to pixel grid in Sketch 3? I can use real numbers to set size like 34.5 but when resizing in convert size or position to integer ...
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How to reflect objects on one artboard onto another in Sketch?

I created a new file from iOS App Icon template in Sketch, and put some objects on the largest artboard there, which is 1024 x 1024 size named as iTunesArtwork@2x. However, you still have to put the ...
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Align an image horizontally relative to a mask

When I place an image inside a mask, is there a way to align horizontally/vertically that image so it's right in the center of that mask without me having to drag it around within the mask to find the ...
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How can I design in sketch for multiple sizes without exporting blurry versions?

I'm creating a visual version in Sketch of the to-be-designed website for a client. I'm working on a mobile version first. But he has an iPhone 5S with a 1136x640 resolution, while I have an 6+ with ...
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Line dimensions in Sketch.app do not match display and output [closed]

I have a rectangle in Sketch that is 100px height. I drew a line at 100px but it shows as 99.01px yet matches height of the rectangle?
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Can I copy and paste guides in Sketch across different artboards?

I have set up some custom guides on an artboard and would like to use the same set of guides on another artboard, is there a way to copy them across ? The most obvious way would be to duplicate the ...
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How to set Text on Path on outside path in Sketch?

I would like to change put the text on the outside of circle and there is an issue, when the text is placed at the bottom at circle the texts are squeezed (Image 01) together, How to sovle this ...
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Alternate for sketch on windows platform

I saw that there is one tool called "skecth" is great for designing apps (android) and have great resources. but it comes for MAC only. Is there any tool like same power for Windows OS ?
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Why is the asset I make in Sketch 3 slightly blurred?

I'm making an app where I'm using sketch 3 to create image assets. First, I design something, click "make exportable" in the lower-right, chooses 0.5x and export it to somewhere on my Mac. Then, I ...
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How to import SVG icons to Sketch so that they don't overlap and placed in order?

I've downloaded an icon set which has a folder containing SVG icons. When I select and drag the SVG files into Sketch, all icons are placed very close to each others so I'm ordering all of them by ...
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How to properly scale-down png assets

I do games for mobiles and web. I have all my artwork in Retina resolution. I use Sketch for slicing my artwork. During slicing I scale-down my artwork for not-Retina screens - and here I face a ...
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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 ...