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

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Mirroring an arbitrary vector for symmetry in Sketch

I'm trying to convert a raster logo to vector using Sketch. I've traced out part of the logo with an open vector, but only one-half of it. Now I want to mirror (flip horizontally) a copy of that open ...
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How do you permanently resize the left sidebar in Sketch?

Not sure this is the best place to ask, let's see if this lasts... :-) Every time I open a file in Sketch I resize the left sidebar. This allows a better view of long layer names. How do I get ...
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Export original image not cropped one from sketch

I've added an image to a rectangle as background fill and the image is filling the rectangle and is cropped. Now, our developer wants the original image as an asset for his HTML. How can I make the ...
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Sketch: resize bitmap assets to their original size in pixel

When I import bitmaps assets (or image files) in sketch, I usually scale them back and forth for the sake of the layout. At some later point I may be interested in get them back to their original size ...
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Sketch / Illustrator: Creating H8 Pentagonal Tiling?

I'd like to create type 8 pentagonal tiling in illustrator and--if possible--Sketch 3. I first tried tracing in sketch which obviously gave imprecise results. Is this level of precision possible ...
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How do you tint/lighten a color in Sketch?

I can't figure out how to simply add white to a color in Sketch. In Illustrator this is as simple as making it a spot color and dragging the slider in the Color panel, but Sketch only lets you adjust ...
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How do I create a button in Sketch (PDF) that launches a mailto link when its clicked?

I'm building what will be a PDF in Sketch 3. I want to create a button (a rectangle box with "sign up" inside) that launches a mailto link when the person reading it clicks on it. I can't figure ...
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Sketch shared styles with variant properties (e.g. Green / Red / Blue + same drop shadow)

Is there a way to make a variant of a shared style in SketchApp? I have a view with 4 'pricing' cards, which I want to share properties across like gradient, drop shadow, etc. etc. etc. But I want ...
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Slice object with bigger transparent background

I made a object with size 20x13 with sketch, and I want to make the object has bigger kanvas 25x25 by adding transparent background at the back. But when I sliced it, it still in size 20x13. Can ...
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.sketch file to .svg from PNG

is .svg the same as a .sketch file format? Someone asked me to convert a png file to a .sketch file format so i recreated it in illustrator and saved as .svg If that okay or what should i have ...
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How to add different colors in shape in Sketch 3.4? Is there selective fill possible? [closed]

Here is the screenshot of what i want to do. Also if there is some other method please tell!
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Copy-and-paste Sketch artboard into different Sketch document without overwriting symbols in different artboards

Background I have a Sketch file within which there are multiple artboards. Each artboard details a screen of a web app UI I’m designing. There are many symbols/styles used across the artboards. I ...
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Issues Vectorizing Stroke

I'm trying to create an icon that I build using the stroke tool. However, when I go to vectorize the stroke, some weird stuff starts happening. Original, correct: Stroke vectorized, not what I ...
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Organize Symbols in Sketch: How to rename all symbols at once

I am in the process of reorganizing a project done in Sketch and I’m at the stage of renaming the symbols using Organize Symbols…. However, when I update the name of the symbols using this interface, ...
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Open source software capable of open Sketch files

I have received several .sketch files from a graphic designer. I assume these files were created by SketchApp, which is a propietary software. Since I don't need to edit the files, but merely review ...
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Sketch makes everything blurred

I've noticed that everything I seem to export or local share on my machine from Sketch seems to be blurred, even if I am looking at it, at that size. I'm on a MBP Retina would that make any ...
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SKETCH APP: how to undock tool menus?

Is there anyway to undock the tool menus? I'm using 2 monitors and would like to free up some space by putting the menus on the other screen. I also have a problem by where when I click the border ...
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Sketch cut item in half with particular pattern

I'm trying to take a heart icon and cut it in half with a zig zag or lightning shaped pattern so it looks like this broken heart
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iOS text selection UI element for Sketch 3

I'm trying to find a Sketch Resource that provides iOS' text selection UI. What is the name of this UI element and where can I find it, on a site similar to this one
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How I can adjust the pen tool to the standard gray grid in Sketch3?

you see the pen tool does not meet the standard grid
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Illustrator/Sketch: Make border subtract through background

I would like the white icon with the stroke, to be red (or whatever is behind the green app shape). How do I achieve this using Illustrator or Sketch? I would only like the stroke to subtract, and the ...
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I'm searching for sketch design software

I'm looking for software which can make sketches such as the one on the image below. I need this software because i start new big project, with many pages. I'm working in a team and I need to ...
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Sketch Layer-group seems to be permanently selected and cannot be detached from symbol

I have grouped layers turned into a symbol, where one layer appears to be permanently selected. Also, I cannot ungroup or detach the group from symbol. Screenshot 1 shows that when I select ...
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Cutting paths with paths in Sketch.app

Goal: To come up with a set of curves on different scales to reproduce the typical "metro map" look. Also to learn what this kind of curve is called (not bezier, not rational?) Given the following ...
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iOS UI design - what dimension size Sketch file to give to developer?

Assuming an iOS app has been designed for iphone 4,5,6,6+ and iPad, what is the ideal dimension Sketch file to give to a developer? This is also assuming there are no major layout changes in the ...
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How can I flatten (combine?) a group of brush strokes in Illustrator?

Warning: I am not an expert with Adobe Illustrator I have done an illustration, using Adobe Illustrator, of some hair and a beard using only brushstrokes. I want to copy-and-paste this illustration ...
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Images aren't sharp in iOS app

I'm developing an iOS app, whereas I've exported several assets from the Sketch 3 design app for mac. I made a new Sketch 3 file using the iOS template and created an iPhone 6 artboard. Then I ...
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Sketch 3 Text Wrap

Does anyone know how to create a text wrap in Sketch 3. I've scoured the internet and the best solution I've found is "use different text boxes" which does not seem ideal.
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Can Adobe Ilustrator export to Sketch?

Can Adobe Ilustrator export to Sketch file? If not, is there any plugin that can be used?
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Import or Sync Symbols between Sketch Files

I have various symbols in various .sketch files, such as Font Awesome, Bootstrap UI, etc... I would like to have access to all symbols in other files too - or ideally I would like to make specific ...
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Sketch 3 - Copied objects all changing when edited

I know this is a feature of Sketch but I don't know its name or how to shut it off. I created a screen for an iOS app that has a base navigation bar at the bottom with symbols and text as the icons. ...
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How do you unmerge images in sketch when using Union Subtract Intersect or Difference?

Once you combine two shapes using Union, Subtract, Intersect, Difference, how do you unmerge them or ungroup them?
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Sketch: How to get a feathered mask? [duplicate]

How can I make the edge of a mask blurred/feathered like this example in Sketch?
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What is the purpose of having outside gutters on a responsive grid?

Sketch has the option to add outside gutters to the grid. What are these for and what would be an example of a situation where these are useful?
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Sketch3: How to enter in value for ruler guide instead of manually clicking position?

When I want to add a ruler guide, how can I enter in an x/y value, instead of manually clicking where I want it? In Photoshop you can do so by clicking insert guide, then it gives you a value box, ...
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How can I export a Sketch document as PDF without hidden layers?

I have designed my CV in Sketch. I’ve done it in two languages (French and English) in the same file. When I want to export the English version, I turn off the layers which have French text. ...
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Round the inside corner edge by sketch

Is there a way to round the corner like this using Sketch? I am very new. Can anyone teach me or it's actually not good to use Sketch practice icon design?:) Thank you. This is what I want to ...
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How to add a stroke property or animate the fill path of an svg?

I've been using a combination of Illustrator, Sketch, Inkscape, and Peter Collingridge's svg-editor to create and manipulate SVG's, but I've been running into a few issues. I am trying to create a ...
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Copy group of objects in sketch makes it invisible

I am beginning with sketch. I don't know what happens in my document, you may have a clue. I have a group of objects (originally an .eps file) in a sketch document. If I copy and paste it into my ...
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Changing zoom level steps of Sketch [closed]

When I zoom in Sketch by using the shortcuts [cmd +], [cmd -] or the plus and minus button the zoom factor change by 100%. (25%, 50%, 100%, 200%, 400% etc.) When I use preview I like to see my screen ...
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Emulating Photoshop Color Fill Layer Effect for Folders in Sketch

I've got a folder which contains about 3 or 4 levels of shapes and text, and I'd like to overlay the whole thing with a semitransparent white skrim. I've tried duplicating and flattening the folder, ...
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How do I rotate a shape around a certain center, in increments smaller than 1 degree?

Using the Rotate tool, every rotation is in increments of 1 degree, but I want to rotate something 7.5 degrees. I can do this using Transform in the right pane, but then I can't pick a custom center ...
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Multiple shapes with gradient fill as one alpha mask in Sketch

I have a group of shapes that each have their own unique gradient fill. I would like to use the union of those shapes to create an alpha mask for an image behind it. In other words, I want the union ...
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How to edit vector points of multiple objects at a time? [closed]

Is there a way to edit vector points of multiple separate vector objects at a time? I haven’t been able to find a way to do this in Sketch. I created a short screencast of what I mean, done in ...
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How to set ruler 3rds in Sketch 3?

In Sketch 3, when dragging out a ruler, is there a way to easily calculate thirds? This means you'll have two rulers.
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Sketch: How to align multiple objects relative to artboard or specific key object? [closed]

Easy to do in illustrator, but can't see an option in Sketch App 3. Anyone know?
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How to resize shape relative to a certain side/corner in Sketch?

Just started using Sketch. In Illustrator, when you want to resize a shape relative to a corner or side, you simply click the desired node in the transform tool bar square, is there something similar ...
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Is it safe to learn Sketch 3 and Affinity Designer in place of Photoshop and Illustrator?

I realize that Adobe has been the industry standard for the past couple decades, but Sketch 3 and Affinity Designer are quickly gaining momentum and support in the design community. Almost every ...
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Print long webpages with Sketch [closed]

I'd like to print a very long webpage I designed on Sketch. But after I export the artboard as PDF and print it, the whole page fits into one A4, making it impossible to read. Is there a way to ...
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Is there a way to place image frames in Sketch 3?

In Indesign it is possible to place a rectangle frame (Rectangle Frame Tool) to fill it at a later time with an image. Does Sketch 3 have a way to place images at later time? I can't find something ...