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How to put one object both in front and behind another object at the same time?

I've attempted (as a test) to make a circle with a bar going through it. The bar should go under one side of the circle and over the other. I've done this by splitting the circle into two objects, ...
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Image looks embossed when converted to SVG

I converted a raster image to vector in Illustrator CS6 using Image Trace then the Expand option, though when I save as an svg the image looks embossed. I suspect it's due to the layer background ...
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Logic behind displacement of notches when avoiding inverse trapping artefacts in SVG

I have a question that is based on the GD@SE question, "Is there a reason Hillary Clinton's logo has hidden notches?". Like that questions, this question is purely about graphic design and not ...
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“Low quality edges” when importing 3d from illustrator to photoshop

When I import a 3d vector from illustrator do photoshop, it looks like shapes get a tiny space between each other, besides the low quality appearence of the edges, as it can be seen on the picture ...
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How do I get rid off small lines that appear between paths in my logo?

As you can see on the image there are multiple small lines where the different paths meet in my logo. I asked this question: Unable to draw logo with correct strokes and shadow And I have tried both ...
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Illustrator - 3d imperfections [duplicate]

I created a path connecting different segments and than I created the 3D effect using the command extrude & bevel Do you know how I can fix the imperfections (in the 3d effect and in the ...
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How can I draw a hoop with both halves on different layers?

I'm trying to learn more about layers and fills in Illustrator. I have a ball and two ellipses in the shape of a hoop. Problem 1: How can I get a fill into the space between the two ellipses? ...
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Why is there a single line of blank pixels between my touching shapes?

I'm working on a specification sheet for a tech company and they have a graphic that's used in a lot of their branding that I'm trying to incorporate. It's two trapezoids that meet and form angular ...
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How to fill areas outside of a stroke to path object that are enclosed by the path

I have created a celtic style knot and would like to fill in the the background. The fill bucket makes a several pixel ring inside the area but does not fill as I expected it to. The object was ...
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Why are .svg files not standard for use across web and email clients in 2016? [closed]

A similar question was asked 2 years ago, but the best answer was that devices couldn't render vectors fast enough. Most can in 2016, yet there are so few spaces in which I can use those nice .svg ...
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Make vectors coincident in Illustrator

I'm a little bit confused about this situation. As you can see in the image below, I a have two differnt paths and I would like to make that portion of the arc coincident. In the second image it ...
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AI sharpened boundaries

I have two identical AI object one placed under another. As a result I see boundaries of bottom shape and it looks like sharpened. Why this happen?
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Pasting from Illustrator to Photoshop - thin borders around shapes even at 100%

I've created a vector logo in Illustrator and pasted it into Photoshop as a Smart Object with the intention of creating some images with the logo. In Illustrator all of my paths and shapes are bang on ...
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How to get rid of the space between 2 square shapes after transform them 45°

Please note that "Snap Vector Tools and Transforms to Pixel Grid" already enabled and I did so much search before I post this. I use Photoshop CC 2014. First I created a square 400X400 and I ...
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White space between objects when exporting to SVG in Illustrator [duplicate]

I have white space between objects when I export to SVG from Illustrator CC 2015. I have checked that the lines touches in preview mode and I have exported with 3+ decimals. What I see in ...

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