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The use of vector images in websites has had a bit of a stunted growth due to weak browser support. It was not until version 9 (released 2011) that Internet Explorer included native SVG support. For IE 8 and below, it is necessary to make use of a fallback to ensure consistency across browsers. That's an added step that dissuaded the use of vector images; ...


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Creating PPT shapes in Illustrator. I do this practically everyday: Create shape in Illustrator, export as .emf from Illustrator. PLACE .emf into PowerPoint. Ungroup .emf. (Answer "Yes" to "do you want to convert to a MS Office drawing object") UNGROUP AGAIN. This reveals an invisible bounding bound on top of your shape. Select the invisible bounding ...


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Centerline Tracing There is a free Open Source tool AutoTrace which is able to perform a centerline trace of a line-art bitmap. Run AutoTrace with at least the following options: autotrace -centerline -color-count 2 -output-file output.svg -output-format SVG input.png We can then fine tune the strokes and add the desired stroke strength.. We may ...


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Illustrator can do center line tracing much like autotrace. Its not super useful for most things but in this case the image is highly synthetic and it might work. Yor source image is notoriously bad so theres no real way to try this without losing quality, your originals should be better (no need to be so zoomed) Do this: In trace settings disable fills ...


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Quite honestly... grab the pen tool and manually trace the paths. It'll result in the best output. Auto-tracing is often not the best option. When you only want paths you can stroke, auto-trace generally fails miserably.


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Neither Adobe's PostScript(R) Manual, Second Edition nor W3C's SVG manual describes the "Thickness" bevel. Your "Orthogonal" bevel corresponds to the definition of "Bevel join" in both manuals, so I suppose that one would be considered the true bevel-join. Neither manual calls it "Orthogonal". The PostScript(R) manual describes the construction of the ...


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Was searching this question out, and I know it is several years past now, but maybe someone else will be in the same shoes as I am. This is the solution I found to work: Go to "Document Raster Effects Settings" in the Effect Menu. The resolution might be in 72, so change it to 300 (go ahead and tick the "Anti-alias" check box under "Options" while you're ...


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As I suppose you want to create rectangle with the bent upper right corner. First of all decompose the problem, think globally. What you see? Not just strokes but rectangle with the bent corner. Corners seems the hardest part to reproduce. When creating keep in mind to use as little shapes as possible. It will be easier to change them later. In your sketch ...


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I think you are asking how you could fill the space above the pink line with it's own color, correct? If so, here's but one way to do it (there are many ways). Essentially, you need to have a shape to fill it in with a color, so we need to make a shape. Image 1: This is the base drawing. A box with your line in it. Image 2: I duplicated the red line ...


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Following vector drawing applications should have pretty good EPS support: Adobe Illustrator Corel Draw Xara Designer Pro Affinity Designer Some vector drawing apps with adequate EPS support AutoCAD Inkscape Of these Xara can open atleast v8 ai files with metadata. Unfortunately newer AI files are in a undocumented, possibly encrypted container, ...


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Try using Interpolate Paths after your trace, as show here: Average stroke from a fill


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Here is my approach. I think the best way to snap objects is snap point in Edit mode. Let me show: Here two objects I want to snap, you can see a little gap between them: Select one object, triangle in my case, press Edit mode in toolbar menu. Now shape is in editing mode, select upper point and check position of it: Select rect and activate ...


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Yes, there are several. My go-to software is Inkscape mainly due to its stability: https://inkscape.org/en/ There's also the drawing tool from OpenOffice/LibreOffice if you feel like you need to create vector art in a Microsoft Word style interface. If you need CMYK support there's SK1, though I personally haven't tried it so I can't vouch for it: ...


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The problem is that you're trying to go from apples to oranges - the gradient in Corel Draw / Photoshop is a raster image, and you're trying to then bring it in and apply it as a vector gradient. A raster gradient has a defined size, and attempting to map it using the live trace tool causes Illustrator to try and find specific values at specific points ...


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I didn't see the Inkscape tag, when I posted my first answer. My first answer was the quick, easy way I would have done it, admittedly not the best. This is the more accurate way that I would create that shape (there may be a better one?). This was done in Illustrator, but I would imagine that the same technique can be applied to Inkscape. I first ...


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In general, I've found that opening the exported InDesign PDF with Acrobat and then resaving using Reduce File size . . . in Acrobat results in smaller files without any significant loss of quality (for proofing). I use a custom Job Option when exporting from InDesign for proofs. The custom Job Option is slightly better than the "Smallest file" option -- ...


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When converting your pencil drawings to vector, you will probably lose some details. But you can always tweak then back by using the Pen Tool. This method below is to save you time if you have a lot of pencil drawings to convert into vectors. I strongly suggest you try with one drawing first and then do the other ones if the method works fine. You can do a ...


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If the logo will be used for commercial purposes then it must be professionally vectorized. Don't even think about automated vector conversion tools. They are providing terrible vector images that can not be used for any company. Check blue link with tutorial that will show you how to vectorize company logo with a pen tool in adobe illustrator - How to turn ...


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About not so straight lines in Inkscape: I made a triangle and modified it in different ways. The first is with fine control, the later ones are made with filters which might suit your needs but you can't influence the result locally - only modify the filter yourself/build your own/combine multiples of them. In the first line there is a too perfect ...



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