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

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Resizing a Symbol's Width

Is there a way to resize a symbol's width without resizing the height of the symbol also? I just want to change the width of my symbol. See below:
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Edit text directly with the text tool

In Photoshop if you have the text tool selected, you can edit a text layer by just clicking on it regardless of how many groups it is nested in. In Sketch, if you click on a text layer with the text ...
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How can I make like this shape in Sketch-app

How can I make like this shape in Sketch3 App?
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Outset/offset a combined object in sketch-app

I'm trying to create an outset to a combined object in sketch. In inkscape you have a couple options to do this. How is this done in sketch though? Sketch Version 3.8.8 Edit 2016-7-19 Ah ok ...
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Is it possible to use Sketch 3 to create 3d Card Effect?

How can one create a 3d card effect using Sketch App v3 ? Something like this For a simple scenario, I could create the following perspective effect, but how can I create the 3d edges, as you ...
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Sketch - Joining two seperate paths

How do I connect point A to point Z? Currently, when I select Anchor point A, it tries to connect point A & B(as you can see in image 2).
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Sketch artboard size and invision - what size to use to make it most similar to how it is in-production?

Our mock-ups are designed in Sketch and then imported into Invision where we have stakeholders comment / approve them. We have run into trouble where, due to screen resolution and responsiveness, it ...
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Sketch exports Alpha Mask different to a PDF than to a PNG?

I'm using Sketch to make a fade out effect in an image using a gradient alpha mask as described at the bottom of this page. In Sketch it looks like I want it to, and now I want to export it both to a ...
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How to hide elements which go beyond the canvas in Sketch?

Is there a way to hide the elements which span beyond the canvas area (artboard) in Sketch?
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How to create line icon comprises paths in sketch?

Hi! It's my first post. I am totally newbie in sketch, also in design. Because I want to use the "Shared style" function which can let me change all icons' style quickly (just like this tutorial ...
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Sketch: How to best sync design elements between iOS and Android Wireframe?

I'm looking for some input on your best practices/workflows for creating app wireframes for both iOS and Android. I'm working on a project now that needs quite high fidelity wireframes for an app we ...
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How do I create different UI screens for multiple phones without recreating every screen in Sketch?

I am building an app using sketch and the client wants all mobile phones including Iphone and android to work. How do you export the screens to work on all Iphones and android.
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Direct select multiple points on multiple layers in Sketch 3

I know how to direct select multiple points on a single layer, however how do you direct select multiple points comprised of multiple layers?
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Dynamically change Symbols depending on Text content

I am somewhat new to Sketch and I am trying to figure out how to have a symbol dynamically change its spacing/padding, depending on its copy content. For example, the problem I am currently having is ...
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Are there actions in Sketch 3 like Photoshop?

I have seen another post, but it is closed and no one answered. I want to automatize flows like, for example, duplicate a layer and hide the one I have duplicate from. Right now, I have to use ...
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Scale/resize a symbol in Sketch?

when I use Sketch 3.8.3 and I still can't scale/resize a symbol. There is any ways or tricks to do it ? When I create an symbol of a logo for exemple and use it in différent pages and I want to use ...
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Sketch: combined shape different colors in each shape

I am having a little problem. Trying to make a progress bar in Sketch. The combined shape functionality works great for this - but it seems like i can't apply different colors onto the different ...
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Update Text Content on Multiple Artboards at Once in Sketch

I need to generate a number of banner ads each week and currently use Sketch for doing so. In order to save time, I'm trying to automate (or at least improve the process flow) for this as much as ...
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Define different styles for typography with SketchApp

How can I define styles for typography with SketchApp? For example, I have a H4 with these variants: Normal Bold Colorful I defined as: It seems very unorganized and helps the developer to ...
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Where to download Sketch's version of SF font?

I've been using Sketches default iOS UI library, which uses Apple's SF font. I already have a version of the SF font, but it doesn't seem to be the same one Sketch defaults to. I'm sick of getting the ...
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How to create proper Heart icon line in Sketch?

I have been moved from Illustrator to Sketch recently, but I don't understand how pathfinder work in Sketch very much. I try to create some line heart icon with + in it like this (this was created ...
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Select all fonts in sketch - no plugin

Is there a way to only select the Font layers in sketch. I have about 80 different titles and want to change the colour or alter them in the way i want just by select only the fonts. Cheers
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Dragging overlapping layers in Sketch

I know how to select nested layers, but how do I drag a nested layer without accidentally selecting the layers that overlap it?
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Difference between Shape Groups and normal Groups in Sketch?

I noticed that there are two different types of grouping/nesting in Sketch, one is a Shape Group and other is a normal Group denoted by a folder. What's the difference? And how do I create a Shape ...
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how to efficiently make a tab bar in Sketch?

So Sketch has symbols. These are great if every instance of the symbol across your various artboards is exactly the same. But what if say you had a tab bar, and on different screens, you wanted to ...
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Sketch plugin that extracts all text elements from a file

I'm looking for a plugin that extract all text elements (and content) from a Sketch file. I've tried searching for one online, but I haven't come across anything like it. Any suggestions?
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Are there actions in Sketch like Photoshop? [closed]

I would like to automatize some tasks, but I can't see how. Is it possible?
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Photoshop Masking vs. Illustration Masking. Why are layers in the opposite order? [closed]

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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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 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 Photoshop/Illustrator,...
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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: ...