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There's no gradient anywhere in that image. It is merely a line pattern. You can achieve this by drawing 3 lines of varying thickness. Select all 3 and choose Object > Blend > Make You may need to then choose Object > Blend > Blend Options to adjust the blend.


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I think you'd have better luck with the Blend tool. It also appears as if the center image has light lines of a constant width and spacing that match up with the gradient lines.


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Naty's answer is close but since you're looking for the "correct distortion of a cylinder", you should use an actual cylinder. Illustrator has very limited (and sometimes buggy) 3D tools available, but this is a case where it has just what you need. In short, you should 3D extrude a circle and map the text around the cylinder that is created. To do this: ...


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Here is how you can achieve a precise arc with any radius (in AI): Let us assume we want an arc of 250 °. Draw a line with length 360 px (line 1). Draw another line with the length corresponding to your arc angle. In our case 250 px. (line 2) Now place the start point of line  2 over start point of line 1 (overlap both lines). Select line 1 (360 px), and ...


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I'll open by saying that this is something that you should do on photoshop, but if you insist on illustrator here is how it goes: Create the type, separated into 3 objects - top, middle and bottom: Go to the top group, create outlines, make it a compound path (object>compound path>make) and give it a 3d rotate effect like in the image (the 20 degrees is ...


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You can use SVG filters. I am just not sure its any lighter in terms of speed. Having 75 paths is nothing to the computer, but even a few filters can take the computer to its knees. (this is highly implementation dependent tough.) Here is one way (10 px long shadow): <filter id="Long_Shadow_10" > <feConvolveMatrix order="20" in="SourceAlpha" ...


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I’ve seen CSS examples where multiple drop shadows of varying offsets and colours are used (usually with box-shadow). You could do the same using shadows in an SVG. Here’s a CSS example: http://www.sandbox.juan-i.com/longshadows/ Having lots of shadows is terrible for performance, so be careful. The same shadow technique can be used in Illustrator, ...


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You could make the balls and the text both compound paths, then use the text to remove from the balls layer, using the subtract path tool. Like you say, this would result in some balls being cut, but then you can ungroup the balls, zoom in and manually remove or replace any cut balls.


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You are assuming that the client has illustrator and understands how to use it. It depends on what the files are used for, too. If I was sending a PDF to a printer, I leave it editable, in case the printer needs to adjust something before running the job. If you are really concerned about your client adjusting your files afterwards, you can send as EPS, or ...


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Lack of color management does not mean the image is not managed. No color management means the image is set to sRGB*. It would be MUCH better to color manage it with your systems settings or set to sRGB. You'd get the same result and it would actually mean something to other devices (that now will proceed thinking it is sRGB and color manage accordingly) ...


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When creating new Illustrator documents and targeting devices, create them with sRGB color space. For further understanding about color spaces, see e.g. here: https://fstoppers.com/pictures/adobergb-vs-srgb-3167 Assuming you already have an Illustrator document with no color management, add it: Under Edit/Color Settings, select Europe Web/Internet. This ...


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When you send a PDF of your Illustrator file, make sure that the option to keep it editable is deactivated (by default, Illustrator adds the .ai information to the PDF, so that you can open it again and it works properly). If the purpose of sending the file to the client is to get comments or/and approval, you might also simply rasterize it (for example ...


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What I found worked best was to have your pattern filling a normal square, then place your perspective shape on top of that, select them both and go to: Object> Envelope Distort > Make with Top Object


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Use the Direct Selection tool (shortcut A) and then delete. Or the vector is either masked or grouped and you can right-click on the vector and either release or ungroup. If you do that enough you can select the background and then delete.


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It would be helpful to see exactly what you mean, but with the information you have provided, it sounds like you are creating a large number of paths, which could be slowing the program down. If these lines are stroked, and you want to scale them properly without having them keep a static width, go into your settings, and check the box that says "scale ...


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Aargh. Figured it out - Object > Envelope Distort will treat all the objects together.


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If you go to Illustrator > Preferences > General and check Scale & Stroke Effects, it will scale the strokes with the rest of the object


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Just increase the stroke weight. Custom width points scale when the weight of the stroke changes. If you mean you want width points to remain constant while increasing the stroke weight - that's illogical and not possible since width points are the determining factor of the stroke weight when used. If you want to only adjust part of the stroke to change ...


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A quick method to add banding is reducing the color depth of an image. When choosing an optimized palette for indexed output banding will be introduced at the color steps needed to reproduce the true color RGB source. Examples: RGB source Indexed to 64 colors optimized palette:


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I think it's a matter of personal choice when a relatively inexperienced user goes thorough the selection thing. When I had first started designing, I did everything in Adobe Photoshop and I was happy with the result. I did everything from print media to web interfaces and there wasn't a single complaint from clients' side. It was only when I came to know ...


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Possible problem one This is caused by a pretty central concept that does sometimes crop up. It more commonly a problem in video production but its also good to know when isolating objects form background. There is no such thing as a transparent pixel. There is only a color and how transparent that pixel is. When you cut color out to form the alpha its ...


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While there may be hope for the future as modern operating systems develop support for full color fonts, what you would like to do is not currently possible in Photoshop. Only monochrome fonts can be used. The Apple Color Emoji font is a "special" type of font; glyphs are stored as PNGs rather than vector icons. At this point, the best you'll be able to do ...


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To set the text area box to specific dimensions without distorting the text do this: In the main menu (on top), choose Type and then Area Type Options. A window will appear with options to set text box width and height, there are other useful options too.


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There is not a definite answer as this will vary from client to client. Generally I’ve found that you’ll set a median canvas size that works for all garment sizes. But for bigger clients with a large production they might very well want different sizes of your graphics delivered. When working with a client that produces clothing they’ll usually have a buyer ...


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I use Text Editor, copy the original contents, cut it again and paste it to InDesign. Also, in CS6, you can see a popup while pasting content. You can work around the settings there as well.


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we could put the Search box to good use and skip the text editor. Copy your text as usual Ctrl+V to paste here and get rid of formatting Ctrl+A to select it Ctrl+C to copy it again Paste as usual [edit] or better yet, for multi-line copy/pasting open the Attributes Panel in the flyout menu click on Show Note paste it there Ctrl+A to reselect ...


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Use the Shape Builder Tool. Select both shapes and just Option/Alt click the piece you want to remove. Then click-drag (no Option/Alt) across the pieces you want to join. https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/how-to/shape-builder-easy.html


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Put all symbols in your art boardselect them all and push the right mouse button and select brake link symbol then you can choose the color you want


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If you dont creat a type area and paste the text in work area the text come without formating. Or you can paste in text editor first like notepad ++ and then copy to illustrator type area I hope this help


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It depends on what you want to do with the SVG. If you are going to be animating it and using it inline, it is better to export it in the format that would be easier to animate. If you are simply using it as an image, you should export it in the format that saves the smallest. It doesn't really matter to the browser, and you shouldn't be seeing it any ...


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Chances are fairly high that those are simply fonts as they are designed. There are many "rugged" fonts which have hit the market recently... If you are doing this manually, you most likely need to forget about any effects and start pushing and pulling anchors and handles around.


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This should help! (at least it works on my system)


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use Effects > artistic > film grain keep hilighted areas at max and tweak the other settings you will get better grain that the usual texture > grain


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Yes, you can. I have searched online and seen all of the same answers which do not work. It is true that Adobe do not support hyperlinks in Illustrator but if you want to ad a hyperlink to text that will be saved as a PDF, here is what you do: In the first layer, type the text you want to display ie 'GO TO WEBSITE', and then go to: Type > Create Outline ...


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To expand on joojaa's answer... Right-Click or CTRL + Click on your text and Create Outlines Then, you want to offset your path Play with your settings I've colored my result in yellow, so you can see the newly created objects Delete the paths that you no longer want For future reference, this site works more as an "I've tried _____ and I'm ...


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Much of this is determined by the font file itself. Some fonts have extra leading built in which can cause odd vertical alignments. If you find you've got a font with the odd leading, you can select the text and apply Effect > Path > Outline Object. Then in the Preferences ensure Use Preview Bounds is checked and vertically align things. This will use ...


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If I'm understanding your question right, this should actually be quite simple. Select all of the paths that you're interested in merging, then use the Object > Path > Outline Stroke control. Keep in mind that this isn't reversible; if you end up wanting to edit your paths later, you're out of luck. As Scott said, you can use the Unite tool on the ...


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Use your second method.... A simple straight vertical stroke with Effect > Distort & Transform > Zig-Zag applied. Then choose Object > Expand Appearance, then Object > Expand to covert the zig zag stroke to a shape. Then use Pathfinder.


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If you are using the latest versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, the things you create in one should migrate over to the others without loss. So, you can import the AI image directly into Photoshop with cut/paste. When you paste into Photoshop, you have the option to place as smart object, or raster object (in a few formats). Try moving between ...


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The language of Adobe applications depends on the installer program/CD that you have. There is an English installer program/CD, a French installer, a German one... etcetera. You cannot change the language after you have installed.


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The program that open up on clicking the " edit original " depends on the file format of that particular file which you want to get opened.If the file is of an image format like .jpeg .jpg .png etc , usually MS Paint open up as it is the default photo editor in windows for the above file extensions.If the linked file is of .psd format,then the Photoshop will ...


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...wait, never mind. Immediately after posting this, I noticed the green lines that usually show up when two objects are aligned and one is selected weren't showing up either, so I figured it had to be something related to Smart Guides and I had in fact hidden them by accident. Fixed.


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The background already exists as transparent. If you're trying to export for Web and getting a white background then you may be using a image type in the export that doesn't support transparencies. PNG or Gif will fix this. It's hard to tell what you're asking for.


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I know this is very late to the topic, but I had this same issue and did the following. Open the SVG in a text editor and change the viewBox attribute to 0 0 x y Save it out and reopen in Illustrator The artwork will now be positioned outside of the artboard - move it back to 0 0 Save and preview, it should all be working fine. Hope this helps somebody ...


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The background i̲s transparent. It is just emulating paper so you can not see it. A block of white is different from the white background. You can enable Photoshop like transparency grid by choosing View → Show transparency grid (ctrl+shift+D). On top of that make suresave for web has transparency enabled. The transparency grid is just a view ...


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Simply put.... Pattern Brushes will always distort a bit to fit a shape if they need to. This is how Pattern Brushes work. Pattern tiles will not overlap, therefore if your base path is too small to allow full, and square, pattern tiles, the tiles are distorted to fit side-by-side. In your case, they create a rhomboid tile due to the curvature of the path. ...


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When exporting to PNG for web in illustrator, make sure on the "Image Size" panel to have a setting of "Art optimized".


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Sometimes converted SVG don't work fine and it may show some distortions, that's because the SVG file is not perfectly designed to demonstrate curve drawn with bezier curve method or what we call it paths. of course Illustrator is perfect in that. You may see an orthographicaly drawing presented well but when it comes to curves it will distort. My solution ...


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The answer is that they have outlined your font. It is now just as much a vector graphic as any other vector object, like an illustration of a plane or a tree. This was achieved using the " Type > Create Outline " or " Shift+Ctrl+O ". The simple answer to your question of what you can do at this point is nothing. There is no easy or even hard way to ...


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The reason your text is not sharp is because you have converted it from the original text (vector based graphic) into a picture (raster based image). The first thing you can try is to open your Photoshop image into Illustrator and select Object > Image Trace > Make Expand the result and your text is converted into a vector format. If this doesn't produce ...



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