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

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Photoshop Masking vs. Illustration Masking. Why are layers in the opposite order? [on hold]

To mask an image, why in Photoshop (or Sketch) is the mask under the image, while in Illustrator (or After Effects) the mask is above the image?
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Direct select multiple anchor points in Sketch 3

What is the most efficient way to select multiple anchor points in Sketch 3? I'm an Ai user and I want to instinctively toggle between the direct selection and pen tools and just click and drag - can ...
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how do you change jpeg export quality in Sketch?

e.g. if i want to export a jpeg at 80%, how do i do that in Sketch.app? it appears to export at 96% by default.
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Custom text field shape in Sketch

I'd like to create custom text field shape in sketch app. In the following picture you can see the rectangular text field. I'd like the field to begin right after the oval (just like the red line ...
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Is it possible to apply motion blur to a group in Sketch?

That's it. I want to apply a motion blur to a group, but it appears is not possible. Is it supported or I am too dumb to understand how?
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I need to move the elements in Sketch every 1 pixel, currently in version 3.8.2 that movement is every 2 pixels, what is wrong?

I need to move the elements in Sketch every 1 pixel, currently in version 3.8.2 that movement is every 2 pixels, what is wrong?
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How to remove unused Symbols?

I am wondering how to deal with the new Symbols in Sketch: If I don't need a symbol anymore, (deleting all instances or detaching) it seems to stay in the symbols palette anyway (for what reason?) So ...
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charcoal hand drawn [on hold]

I have drawn a hand charcoal mask, how can I vectorized it or have the outline to be net and clear with out using the path tool. for the same drawing how can I clean it up besides using the eraser ...
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Unable to subtract a bordered, not closed path from an oval shape in Sketch

I've recently learnt how to work with vectors; I have drawn an oval and a line. I want to merge subtract the path from the oval now, but it looks like I can't do it. It looks like I have to close the ...
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Design mobile layouts using physical resolution or logical resolution?

First, some background: All smart phones these days have what is called a "Device Pixel Ratio". Essentially, it means that a web browser on a smart phone is going to interpret the screen resolution ...
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Sketch plugin to use images for borders?

I was looking around for a while, but can't find a solution for this. Essentially, I want to use an image for the border of a square, to ensure it stays consistent while resizing (very similar to ...
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How to study UX and design being a software developer? [duplicate]

I'm a server side developer and I'm considering to run a startup. I will have to create a visual identity (logo, fonts, color ranges, application UX and UI) to my firm. As most things in my life, I ...
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How to randomize curved lines in Sketch to create a pattern?

I'm looking to figure out a method to automate randomized curved lines to achieve an effect similar to the image below
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Sketch Text Rendering

After exporting screens from Sketch 3 to PNG, the text is blurred Check out: This Website and see the three screens. It's almost not possible to read the screens. Even if you resize them it's not ...
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Sketch masked image overriding the size of entire group

I have an image inside this widget I'm designing. The image (outlined in blue) is increasing the height of the whole widget even though it is masked. What do?!
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Setup an A2 canvas

I was trying to find a way to set my canvas to an A2 size page so that I can work on it and then submit it to my University (which they are likely to print it in an actual A2 page, therefore it needs ...
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Is it possible to turn a Sketch file into an actual (eg.) website?

Is it possible to turn a Sketch file into an actual (eg.) website? ( I am really new to all of this so excuse me if this is a stupid question :) ) Thanks in advance!
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Subtract overflowing group of shapes from shape in Sketch

about a month ago I switched to Sketch for webdesigning and I'm a very happy camper ever since. I really love the program and for me it's a big improvement from webdesigning with ...
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How can I boolean subtract a circle outline from a shape in Sketch?

This is the result I'm getting when trying to subtract the black circle from the red triangle. What I want is for the inside of the circle to be left. I have outlined the circle, which in reality ...
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Editing Photoshop layers in Sketch

Can I edit Photoshop layers from a PSD file in Sketch? If not, is there a way to import a PSD into Sketch?
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Joining 2 lines at an angle in Sketch 3.7

I have pixel fitting & smart guides turned off. Yet I cannot get the two lines to meet perfectly in the centre. They either cross each other or don't reach each other's points (as seen in the ...
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In Sketch, is there a way to constrain a paragraph of text within a shape?

I'm working in Sketch, and am looking for a way to constrain a paragraph of text within a shape. Basically, instead of putting text inside a standard rectangular text box, I need to be able to ...
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Target what svg compressor option messes up file for sketch 3

I am using https://jakearchibald.github.io/svgomg to compress my svg image, its pretty good at what it does, but after running image through it, sketch 3 messes it up and it looks like this: Where ...
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How to change the whole object and artboard in Sketch once it is created?

I created an artboard in Sketch with size 512x512 and created all the objects on it. Later I found that the size required to be used in my app is 84x84, so I have to change the size of the objects to ...
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adding border to masked image in sketch

I am currently in the process of trying to cut part of a circle while still displaying the full image that is masked. It might be easier to show an example. I am trying to do something like this: ...
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Sketch: Hide Bounding Box on Drag/Move

One of the things that I always loved about Sketch was that the bounding box of the selected item(s) would always hide when you dragged the element or moved it with your arrow keys. It seems like ...
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Sketch: How do I make border conform to PNG image shape instead of bounding box?

When I bring in a PNG with transparency and add a border, the border conforms to the bounding box, not the image as I would normally expect. Interestingly, shadows do conform properly to the image ...
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How do I remove all guides in Sketch 3

There is an option to show/hide them, but after I've added many of them to the page, is there a way to delete all of them for good (other than one by one)?
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How do I make Sketch's vector tool only draw on pixel boundaries, not centering them?

Very annoyingly, I can't seem to get Sketch to draw on pixel boundaries. If I use the vector tool (pressing V) and click two points in a straight line, it centers the 1px line on the pixel boundary, ...
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Multiple Pages vs Single Page with many artboards in Sketch 3?

I'm new to the app so just wondering if anyone has experienced performance issues with just using a single page with tons of artboards vs having multiple pages with few artboards. I'm designing a ...
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Sketch arc shape with rounded corners

I'm using the following layer structure to create an arc shape in Sketch: I'm going to create several lengths of arc that are an arbitrary length around the circle (e.g. one at 45º, one at 90º, one ...
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Sketch 3 - Designing a symmetrical graphic

How do I create a symmertical copy of a graphic in Sketch 3. In other words, how do I take a graphic and then mirror a copy of it over a specified line? Additionally, is there a way for Sketch to ...
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Sketch3: How to draw a line start from the center of a circle

I want to draw a line start from a center of a circle, but I haven't figured it out. I have tried with cmd, alt or shift, none of them works.
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A logo made in sketch App..how to send it to a client? [duplicate]

This is my first logo project done with sketch application. Client loved the logo. The project is completed. Its the time to send the logo design to the client. I want to know in what format should I ...
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What is the most recommeded Gif creation plugin for sketch [closed]

I am new to sketch and I am looking to make animated gif's like I do in photoshop, Is there a plugin that can do this probably with a timeline too?
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Auto clean up of Text Styles in Sketch / Minimizing amount of styles

I am working within a sketch file that has 147 different varieties of text styles. Ranging from H1 all the way down to sub categories body text. Now some of them are very similar in style where a ...
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Moving content within the art board in sketch

I am working in sketch. My question is, is it possible to hand selected certain parts of the board and move them up in unison withough disturbing the non selected area? basically i have a long ...
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Cutting a area from a circle in Sketch 3

I am having trouble on editing a specific arc from a circle. Here is what I have, which is a circle. I want it to look like this, how can I accomplish it? These are my 2 shapes. When I ...
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How to creat a percentage of a color in Sketch

Illustrator has a feature that I find very useful to get a percentage of the color. Not by decreasing the opacity but mixing the color with white. is it possible to do that in Sketch?
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update png's automatically in Sketch 3

I wonder if there's a setting for letting PNG's that you've added to your canvas be updated if the original file is updated? Now when I add a PNG to the canvas it creates an image copy of the original ...
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How to create a magnifying glass effect in Sketch [closed]

I would like to create a few annotations on a screenshot and I'm looking for an effect like this : This example comes directly from the Sketch Press kit.
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Rounded Rectangle Anomaly in Sketch

If I create a rounded-rectangle shape in isolation, then remove the rounding on two of the corners and export as SVG everything is fine. Works as you would expect. However, in this instance I did ...
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Sketch: How to cut a piece of a text that has been converted to outlines

From a letter "m" that was converted to outlines, I would like to cut it in the middle and then take the right piece, duplicate it, flip it horizontally and merge it with the first one. In other ...
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How do I write this math symbol in Sketch 3?

How do I write any math symbol in Sketch 3? I want to write them in "text" if I can. If I can't, what else can I do besides of insert pictures? Here are the pictures attached.
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How do i connect points on Sketch 3?

Is there a way to connect points like illustrator in sketch? Also is there an easier way to delete a line from a shape without clicking open path?
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Problem with boolean operations in Sketch 3.6.1

I just can't get Sketch to work for me in a specific Boolean operation. Just take a rectangle and a line, both converted to outlines, something like this: But then, if I try and do a "union" on ...
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How to trim shapes similar as illustrator sketchapp?

I want to trim these shapes similar as illustrator. How to get it?
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How to snap to point?

I've been playing around with Sketch 3 only to figure out you can't snap to points. For example if you have a shape and you want to draw a line from one point to another, it won't be accurate and snap ...
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Can not select Round to Nearest Pixel Edge for Line - Sketch3

Can not select Round to Nearest Pixel Edge for Line Line Can not select Why can not select? why can not select the menu? position is decimal. Is it ok to Export png or jpeg?
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How to know(show) another object center useing Rotate Copies in Sketch3

How to know center? How to know(show) another object center useing Rotate Copies? Sample Where Orange Oval Center?