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Create the circle shape. Remove the fill. Give it a stroke that is as thick as the width you want. Go to Object → Expand.. in the top horizontal menu. Create a rectangle that's as thick as you want the gaps to be. While you still have the rectangle selected, hold Shift and select the circle. Use the alignment options to center it horizontally and ...


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You could create end caps by creating custom arrowheads. It's a bit of a detailed process, or actually editing the right file can be confusing. Here is an Adobe TV video on creating custom arrowheads in Illustrator CC. Then simply apply the arrowhead to the strokes via the Stroke Panel. You could also create brushes with end caps (pattern brush) but ...


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Being Photoshop, there’s probably quite a few approaches to this problem, but only one I can think of that maintains full vector edited and scaling. There’s a few things going on here. Square is just a shape layer for the square. Nothing tricky there. The Blurry Circle group has a circle as a vector mask. The vector mask is set to subtract and also has ...


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In Illustrator... Select it all, Pathfinder > Merge, click the red, hit delete. Or Select it all, grab the Shape Builder Tool, Hold down the Option/Alt and click-drag starting below the rings, to the center ring covered by red.


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That's actually quite easy. There are two ways to do it: Using a mask (best way IMHO, as it gives you more flexibility / editing options): Import your image: Draw a circle that will mask your image: Move the circle behind the bitmap using the Backward toolbar icon: Use the circle to mask the bitmap, by selecting it and choosing Layer › Use as Mask ...


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I ran into this exact same issue a while ago, also while drawing a bunch of small icons. Turns out you can do some pretty neat stuff with the "Blend if… This Layer" slider in the Layer Style panel: Dragging the right slider all the way to the left basically tells Photoshop, "keep everything I draw black opaque, and make everything white transparent". ...


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I give you another answer, but there are a lot of options. Create a circle (Elliple tool->Shift+Click+Drag) and make desired stroke (i.e. 23 points) Next, press Object->Expand Next grab Type tool and type "+", then press Object->expand and resize and locate the cross along the circle. Then select all the shapes and press Minus front on pathfinder ...


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If you want extremely fast solution, grab Ellipse tool and select options as on the picture: If you want perfect solution you should use Pathfinder panel cutting the circle with a cross.


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Do it by hand. As far as I know, there is no function beyond Taxedo (named in the question you referenced, and it's where your third example comes from) that will fully automatically create word-clouds in these complicated forms. There is a place to start doing this manually, especially on the '7' example you give, and that's with InDesign's Text Wrap ...


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I think, there are multiple duplicated and rotated shapes which were colored by SOLID (and NOT gradient) color independently: You can see that every basic shape (highlighted on my illustration) has its own color which is solid and not gradient: I suppose that basic shape was rotated after mathematical calculations to match 360 degrees. The spectrum ...


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Right click the Layer you want to copy styles from, and choose Copy Shape Attributes. Right click the Layer you want to paste the styles on, and choose Paste Shape Attributes.


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Object > Transform > [the transformation you want] and uncheck "Transform Object". This will cause "Transform Pattern" to auto-check, thus transforming the pattern but not the object. Simply enter a value and click OK. Additionally, if you hold the ~ (tilde) key down while using a transform tool such as the Scale Tool, Rotate Tool, etc. It will cause ...


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You could script this. The center of a triangle is the barycentric coordinate, which is just the vector average. So: #target illustrator // CC BY SA Janne Ojala 2014 function rotate_around_vertex_average(obj, ang) { var points = obj.pathPoints; var x = 0; var y = 0; for(var i=0; i < points.length; i++){ point = points[i]; ...


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Insure that your shape layer is selected in the layers panel Choose the Direct Selection tool from the tool bar () or press A Now you'll be able to access all of the properties for your shape in the command bar at the top of the screen—including the shape's fill color.


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You can do it also with the scissors tool. Invoke it from the tools panel or just by pressing 'C'. With it you can click any path or shape and Illustrator will split it in two as you would do with your scissors. One good option to do that would be to draw the circle, divide with the scissors on top of the four anchor points to create the four quarters and ...


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I copy and paste only the paths I want in the SVG to a newly created art board and save to SVG from there. Additionally, to ensure it's optimised for file size as much as possible, I use the Pathfinder and Divide then Merge the paths. Before using Pathfinder, all paths should be fully expanded.


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I didn't hash it out too much, but I'd do it with before and after pseudoclasses. Create a circle before that matches the color of your link's background color, then create a circle after that matches the color of the page background. div { position: relative; } a { width: 150px; height: 100px; line-height: 100px; background-color: #ddd; ...


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If by "shapes" you mean vector layers or shape layers, then no. It is not possible to have multiple colors on a single vector or shape layer. Any method to change colors will require at least one additional layer per color needed. That can be a separate layer for each shape, or a separate layer filled with color and masked - but it always takes additional ...


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One permanent way is to invoke Pattern Options and rotate the objects inside -> Duplicating and Saving and Re-applying the new pattern to the object. (wrong part of the answer was removed)


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The easiest way to work around this is to click (with the Pen Tool) away from the location you want the anchor point. Then hold down the Spacebar and drag the mouse so the anchor is in the position you want it. If you have closed shapes, the pen won't join to closed paths. This is only a problem when you have open paths.


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Double click on eraser icon gives you this menu - where you can change some parameters of the cursor - If you want to work precisely and very fast I suggest you spent some time learning Pathfinder tool.


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Let's say I have lines like this - I created a circle and send it back - Shift+Cmd+[, Next I expand the shapes and perform Minus Front in Pathfinder. This is the result -



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