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Questions tagged [adobe-illustrator]

Questions about Illustrator, Adobe's vector digital file editing, creation application and tools. Ask anything related to designing graphics with Illustrator.

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Make an random shaped image rectangular ( photoshop )

I have a shirt imagine, that was originally rectangular, but is now deformed: I want to make my selection " fille the rectangle ", i dont mean to just "zoom into it ", but more like transform it like ...
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Illustrator Script Group Sublayers One By One

Trying to convert all sublayers of my design (with or without children) into a group on its own. You can check on my screens what i have to what i need to obtain. What i have What i need Here is ...
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Symbol Import to Illustrator from pdf file

Does anyone know why in the pdf file, I can see the graph really good in the first picture but when I import it into Illustrator, it results in the squared symbol like the second picture below? First ...
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How do I make this watercolor effect in Illustrator? [on hold]

I would like to reproduce the below effect, how can I achieve this in Adobe Illustrator?
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Illustrator: How to stretch or resize multiple objects relative to each other

#1. Original Illustration The grey circles are ~ 15 × 15 pt. #2. Scaled Together The grey circles are resized to ~ 25 × 25 pt. They're all selected or grouped together, and values collectively ...
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How to align an object to inside of circle stroke in illustrator

First of all, I am very new to illustrator. I have a circle with stroke only (Fill color is turned off). An angular object was created using two straight lines as in the following picture. I have to ...
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how to cut out stroke of a circle and color the segments like this?

I am very new to illustrator. I want to cutout a stroke of a circle (fill color is turned off) using another object and then color the segments like the below steps:
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Blend Tool With Variable Stroke Width Not Giving Perfect Strokes

I'm trying to use blend Tool with variable stroke widthw but getting weird problem like this: Video I referenced is How to Make a Linocut Look with Adobe Illustrator But I'm not getting same result ...
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Generate multiple passes of same design [duplicate]

so I have a design of event pass. I want to generate 600 passes. the problem is i have to generate unique qr code for each pass and print it on each pass. after that it should be printed 6 passes per ...
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Illustrator save as multiple art boards selection grayed out

I have multiple art board and I'm trying to export each in to different svg files. The problem is the format part is grayed out. Why does this happen and how can I solve it? I'm using macOS Sierra ...
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Illustrator export to pdf

does anyone know why in Illustrator, I don't see the "stripes" like the picture below but when I export it into pdf, I see a lot of these stripes? I am doing science, I need to export into pdf for my ...
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Multiple pieces thats overlapping in illustrator [on hold]

Im working on a graphic template that's gonna be used for print / cutting, i have a problem when the lines is overlapping eachother. When we apply our design to the template the overlapping pieces ...
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Creating an Anchor Point between two paths at their intersection

I'm sorry if this question has already been asked; I did check, but couldn't find anything that would give me a solid answer. My question, specifically, is if it's possible having an Anchor Point ...
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Rotating an object to being straight in Illustrator

I'm working in a document with all kinds of electrical symbols. Now, there is this line with a 'hook' that needs to be straight again. It doesn't have any rotation information. How do I make the line ...
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How to fix my illustrator artboard problem?

My Illustrator artboard in a new project is like this: and i want it be like this(Without the white side out of artboard):
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Can't get rid of alpha channel that appears when I export gif from Adobe Animate

I created a candle in Illustrator using gradient mesh so that it looks 3-dimensional. I imported it into animate. Part of this gradient is pure white (ie near the lit wick) When I exported it, this ...
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Combine Shapes into Grid with Stroke and Fill

The challenge I am having is trying to make this triangular grid into a field of strokes and fills, without having overlapping strokes. The image here shows how I am starting with a triangle and ...
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Simple and Annoying Resolution Bug in Photoshop vs Illustrator

I'm not sure how this happened, but when I open Photoshop and Illustrator, it's almost as if Illustrator hasn't been developed for Retina screen on my 15" MacBook Pro. Maybe there's some setting not ...
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Does cropped Illustrator PDF file still contain bleed artwork?

I just discovered that setting a crop area in Illustrator inside the artboard causes the resulting PDF file to be cropped to that area in Acrobat preview. Is this file OK to send to a printers? ie. ...
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How do I remove all interior paths in an Adobe Illustrator vector image?

I often want to simplify an illustration like the one on the left here to a solid shape with just the outer paths remaining. Is there a way to remove all interior paths within an Illustrator image? (I ...
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Facebook Mobile Ad Blurry

I'm having a strange problem with Facebook Ad designs in the Creative Hub. I reached out to Facebook several times with no luck and figured I'd tap into this community to see if anyone has experience ...
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Masked objects creating gap in exported SVG

I have an SVG with some elements that are masked and the elements are outside the visible area to the left, then CSS animates them right into the visible mask area. When I export the SVG from ...
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What is the best approach? [closed]

I am trying to achieve the design given in the reference. What is the best approach? To achieve the 3d structure of the shirt and change the fabric as shown in the given link. Is there an alternative ...
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Extra space created around object when using the shaper tool

When I try to use shaper tool to merge two paths, it creates all that extra space up top. https://vimeo.com/305816637
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Import AI files into AE - Off the Artboard

I have a layered AI illustration I am trying to import into AE. I figured out how to import it as separate layers but cannot seem to figure out how to import parts of the illustration that go off the ...
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How to save a mesh Object as SVG format in Illustrator

When I have an mesh object in illustrator and export it as SVG, it gets saved as a base64 encoded png pixel image inside the svg. How can I make an export of a mesh object as pure svg, so no pixels ...
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How to change RGB to CMYK color specific in Adobe Illustrator?

I am using adobe illustrator cc 2018. I have a color #ff32cb. I want to convert it to CMYK same as it is looking. If i use this code in cmyk then its not same.(see image attached. Right color is rgb, ...
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Using blend tool for logo design in Ilustrator

is this a problem if I use blend tool to create a shape with a structure and gradient I want in a logo - if I expand, it doesn't look how I want it to look. I was wondering if there are technical ...
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Maintain padding between shape on scale in illustrator

I would like to scale multiple shapes, but locking the padding between them. Is this possible within Illustrator? For example:
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Force non italic font to italics around a circle

So I am dealing with a font that is not Latin which also normally does not come with an italic font option. At first tried typing around the circle that I wanted the text to surround but I after ...
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How make a single object without layers?

I was googling to find my answer but No luck! In illustrator, I have an object that has different layers itself (each part of that object is in a different sub layer) for example: I have a cat in one ...
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Illustrator: How do I add a stroke to these objects? [duplicate]

I am trying to add a simple 1pt stroke line around this object. Bordering where the circle, and then continuing the border as the shape cuts in, following that circle, etc. The way you think I would ...
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Ai: Why do I don't get smooth edges in curves? Anti-aliasing error

Illustrator is supposed to be a Vector graphics software, where all vectors are very precise, so I don't get why I am not having good results in simple things like this edges in curves, they look very ...
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creating stylized backgorund

I was going through Adobe Website's official Illustrator tutorial. They have some pre-created sheets where I found this.Can someone tell me how to create this type of sylized backdrop for background ...
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Autocad to Illustrator Workflow?

I'm a freelance designer and I've got a client that needs a product manual. The manual will include many technical drawings of a very precise nature at various angles. The engineering team has cad ...
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How to replicate an “aged tapestry” fill effect?

I am using adobe illustrator and trying to capture a certain aged aesthetic in the fill of my svg shapes. Here is my inspiration below from an old tapestry. I'm only interested in the background, so ...
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Swap linked file used in multiple layers

In Illustrator I have the same linked file being used in three different layers. The linked file is an .eps that contains a simple pattern. Now if I want to use a different pattern, is there a way to ...
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How can I see enclosing folders in Illustrator?

Across most Mac apps, windows have a feature that enables the user to open the enclosing folder(s) (this is done by pressing ALT and left click on the folder name). However, Adobe CC apps have their ...
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How do I combine separate shapes for contiguous gradient fill in illustrator

I wanted the rainbow gradient to extend to the "'s".. and not filled as separate shape. I've tried everyone of the pathfinder options and refilled.. but the same results (or just plain did not work)
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Illustrator script to find ANYTHING with gradient and replace to specific color

Trying to work a script that: Select ALL/EVERYTHING with gradient on fill or stroke (texts, shapes, linestrokes, paths - objects, etc) Replace ALL those gradient fills OR gradient strokes with: Fill ...
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Illustrator Script Help create LAYER TO GROUP function

Im kind of new on this and im trying to find a solution to "Group" all layers in INDIVIDUAL/SEPARATE GROUPS. Have not been successful within the 1st stage of my script to work by grouping each layer ...
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Illustrator (.ai) file takes too much time to open [closed]

I created an illustration on 1200x900px artboard (72 ppi) and used some stipple brushes given here: https://blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/freebies/8-free-stipple-shading-brushes-for-adobe-illustrator Now, ...
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Turning a series of line segments into a curve with minimal end points

I am working with a pattern making software that exports to a PDF. I cannot control the output vectors. When I open this file, the file in Illustrator has a million short line segments that are all ...
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Calculating and aligning the rolling edge for print in Adobe Illustrator

I'm trying to work out how to set up the rolling edge on a circle in Adobe Illustrator. It's for a design/pattern that will be printed on the face of a ceramic casino token, which will be wrapped ...
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How to make circular gradient in SVG?

I'm having a problem with exporting the circular SVG gradient. Do you have any idea how to solve it? SVG should support linear and radial gradient but i can't believe that it's so much limited. You ...
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Is it possible to get an illustrator script to replace colours with numbers? [closed]

I have a grid and different colours and want to add a number into each cell I have 24 colours: White Yellow Light Green Medium Green Green Dark Green Orange Dark Orange Red Dark Red Brown ...
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Recreating cutup/displace/chopped up effect

This may be off-topic, I'll try to make sure it isn't though. I've found a really nice effect, and I'm trying to recreate it. I don't know much about graphic design, but I've been trying lots of ways ...
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How do I tidily join up lines in illustrator?

I'm going to start by saying I'm not the most experienced designer and I'm sorry if this question seems really silly but I am trying to tidy up a logo and I can't seem to get things to do what I want ...
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Shape Builder Tool; Don't create extra anchor points

Is there a way to cut a shape using the Shape Builder Tool without it affecting the shape that is not supposed to be cut: E.g. when I use an ellipse in order to cut a rectangle, I also get extra ...
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How to reset a graph in Illustrator

If I use one of the graph tools, typically I don't get the results I want by changing settings and need to use the Direct Selection tool to move/change some things around. Sometimes I want to revert ...