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How to extend the circular line in this design?

I have downloaded some Illustrator template. I want to make the circular black line for Norwegian about 90%. How to do that?
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Vector shape is different than actual path

I'm totally perplexed by this. The vector path is at a different location and of a different size than the actual shape seen. I'm using CS6. I got this file from a client. Under normal circumstances, ...
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Vectorised font not filling shape fully [Illustrator]

RESOLVED: I had problems with the rendering, switching to CPU rendering fixed the display. I can't figure out what's wrong here. I turned a font into outlines so I can adjust the shape a little more....
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How can I make an image like this? [on hold]

Hello there! I'm completely new to graphic design, but I need to do a picture like this. Are there templates of such pictures? Or maybe can I just cut the signs and create the same picture but on my ...
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How do I save a .eps at higher than max dimensions in Adobe Illustrator 2019?

I'm working on large wall graphics requiring dimensions that exceed the maximum possible for Illustrator. Is there any way around this while saving the file out as a .eps or .pdf?
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How can I make a group of blurry colors in Illustrator? [duplicate]

I have downloaded an asset that shows as the picture attached. The image is slightly warped with the warp tool (U) (may not be the correct translation as English is not my main language). I wonder ...
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Can I transform InDesign guidelines, rectangle frame tools and other guidelines into vectors?

I haven't been able to find any information or guide whatsoever to see whether it was possible to transform InDesign guides into vector lines. I am aware that doing this on Illustrator would've been a ...
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(AI) Making curves & angles more uniform?

I'm trying to recreate a motif based on some reference photos, like: And this is what I have so far: I'm going for a more precise and "sharp" look than the reference photo, where the motif appears ...
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How can we create this illustration in Adobe Illustrator?

This is just for learning purposes. Please see the image below. I want to know how to create this reel illustration in Adobe Illustrator. Your answer would be highly appreciated.
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How do I make distance between concentric circles equal?

I've been beating my head against this for a while. The reason the rings are not aligned is because I initially started the project in Photoshop. How can I the change the distance between rings to be ...
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Can't locate file in Adobe Illustrator - Randomly went missing [on hold]

so I've been working on a complex logo and spent a hell of a lot of time on the thing. I know the name of the file however when I type it in on file search nothing comes up. I even have a recording of ...
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cutter guide is larger then artboard - how to fix this [on hold]

I'm in a work placement and today had a cutter guide for a box that is much bigger then the artboard. am I to make the artboard bigger - this is what I assume or do I have to scale the cutter down? ...
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what should be the size of illustrator file for a panaflex of 10*12 feet [duplicate]

I want to print a panaflex of 10*12 feet. how should I set the size so it is not pixelated when printed.
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Illustrator path length in text field [on hold]

I search a way where i can get automated text. For example i want to fill a textbox with the length of a path. And if the path length changes the text changes too.
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Critique - Is this font too light and small to read?

This is 3.5x2 inches business card. The font size of contact details is 6.5 pt currently. Personally I feel it is a bit small (I tested it after printing on a normal A4 paper in its actual size). It ...
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Is there any option in Illustrator to open raster layer's PSD in Photoshop?

As we know, in Photoshop, we have option to paste vectors from Illustrator to Photoshop and later we can double click it and edit-save in Illustrator to modify it. Sometimes for print, I have to work ...
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Icomoon - Strokes get ignored when generating fonts. You can convert them to fills to prevent this

I saved an Adobe illustrator file as an SVG file so I can upload it to Icomoon and generate a new font. However, when I upload the SVG file to Icomoon, I get the following warning: Strokes get ...
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Eps Transparent Drawings Look Bad [closed]

Eps to save Transparent Drawings Look Bad
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Delete path with size smaller than 0.7mm in Illustrator

I have a traced image in Illustrator with many smaller shapes. I want minimum 0.7mm size for every shape. Is there any way to delete or increase size of all shapes that are smaller than 0.7mm?
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How should I go about exporting objects with stippling?

Example of the problem: I'm new to illustrator and am stuck at the last stage trying to export my icon. The image is an example of part of the icon with stippling applied. Straight exporting as svg ...
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Glyphs in Illustrator CC for OS X

I'm using Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud (v.23.0.4) on OS X (v.10.14.5, Mojave). Illustrator will not display the handful of Unicode characters I am trying to use (∠∢⊾⊿⦣⦠⦟⦜⦝⦞⦛⦨). As a sanity check, ...
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Illustrator - SVG make thinner path

I have this SVG logo. I want to make the lines thinner. I have tried Offset Path -20px, but nothing changes. I have also tried adding a Outline stroke that I can use and shrink, but when I go ...
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Adobe Illustrator graph tool falsely rounds numbers

When I enter a number like 1839986 in a cell, Illustrator rounds it to 1839990. It is even worse for numbers with more digits. I need to produce infographics on a constant basis. What's the remedy?
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Green color get blur on Facebook post [duplicate]

Post created by using Illustrator and Photoshop. Colour RGB. Resolution 300. Image size 600px X 600px. When I use exported JPG file on Facebook the logo gets blur. Please help me. Here is the blurred ...
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Illustrator bleed of 15cm. Is it possible?

I have to create a banner of 1.25mx2.5m and others. When I sent it to the print company they told me to add a bleed of 15cm, but the limit size in Illustrator is 2,5cm. Can I create a bigger one? By ...
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Fastest way to create a 'network of connected dots' graphic?

I'm looking to create several images of this type: As you can see, there are a lot of lines and dots. Obviously, this can be drawn manually. But what is the fastest way to generate this sort of ...
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Knocking text out from text

I am trying to cut (knockout)text from another text word. I can't seem to figure it out! image attached
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Is there a way to change the colour of a line in Illustrator depending on its angle or azimuth?

I want to create aspect-aware contours (also called illuminated contours or Tanaka contours) for a map I have created in QGIS but finishing in Illustrator. To do this I need the colour or luminosity ...
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How do I perfectly align two angled shapes at a specific edge in Illustrator?

I have this basically: Essentially I have a 9-sided shape and a triangle. I want to place the triangle on the side of the 9-sided shape. The triangle is slightly too large, slightly at the wrong ...
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How do I set my line preferences to stay the same in Illustrator?

I want to make my line preferences the same when I go into the line toolbox (i.e. rounded corners and rounded ends). How can I do this in Illustrator?
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Is this curved text blend possible in Illustrator?

I've started playing around in illustrator and came to a full stop when I tried to find a way to create a side curve to a text blend (cause I don't know the limitations of the blend tool) Here's ...
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Move complex vector illustration from Photoshop to Illustrator exactly as it appears?

I created a detailed vector illustration in Photoshop because I can't stand how Illustrator's Pen Tool behaves (more explanation at the end of the post)*. Here's a section of the illustration: It's ...
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Design multiple posters in illustrator

I’m creating posters in Illustrator in separate files (poster1, poster2, ...) but when it comes to making a change in one (say the layout of it as they all follow the same template) then I have to ...
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Overlaying one .svg image onto another without loss of transparency

graphic design noob here: I have two plots that I have saved in the .svg format. One is a smaller plot, that I want to overlay on the larger plot. The border background of the smaller plot was set ...
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Interlacing Letter Objects Using Transparency Mask?

I'm interested in preserving the object integrity of the two letters in the image on the left. However, I would like to interlace the letters in the same manner as the image on the right without ...
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How to change color of a part of a ellipse?

I think (hope) this is a very simple question and I only stuck because of my bad knowledge about Adobe Illustrator... I have drawn a circle using the ellipse tool and colored only the outline. My ...
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How to generate a path along objects in Adobe illustrator or Inkscape?

I want to get the right part of the following images from the left part: Note that I do not want to create images like on the left. The left paths are made from circles without center point likes ...
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Transparency Issues in Illustrator - Vector Image

So I created what I thought was a vector image in Illustrator. I'm completely new to this and still learning how to use the program. Whenever I save it as an EPS, there's white space around the image. ...
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How can i create outline around the text in photoshop?

I want to create outline around the text in photoshop if possible in illustrator as shown in the given image
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How to Remove Stroke while Resizing Object to Appear the Same - Illustrator

I have an object in Illustrator that has both a Stroke and a Fill of the same colour. I would like to remove the Stroke and resize (or otherwise alter) the object so the Fill matches what the object ...
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Illustrator CC: stroke issue with circular path [duplicate]

My goal is to create a circle with a .001 stroke in RGB red for laser cutting. For some reason I cannot create ANY .001 paths without a strange variable stroke and I cannot figure out why. With this ...
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How can I fill in/color a transparent vector path in AI CS6

Thank you for taking the time. I'm actually new to AI and I'm having a trouble filling in a vector path that's transparent on the inside. I have attached a pictuare of the shape that I want to fill in,...
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Applying grain to colors or gradients without rasterizing

I have been thinking about this for years and figured that today is the right time to actually ask someone about this: is it possible to apply grain to colors or gradients in Illustrator or InDesign ...
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Transforming with rotate tool but keep the object position fixed?

How to Rotate the stars around the circle that keeps the star position fixed? I am trying to make a logo and trying to rotate the Stars but My the desired result is like this. But the result ...
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Illustrator: Can't record certain things for the action I'm creating

I've applied the transform effect to a layer so I can have radial symmetry for anything which is drawn inside it. now I also need to create an action which applies an Expand appearance on the layer ...
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Save one frame in After Effects as svg (vector) instead of psd?

I have used the 'Composition - Save Frame as - Photoshop Layers....", but was wondering if there is some plugin or some 'thing' that could save the frame as a vector file instead (.svg, .eps, .ai)? ...
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Illustrator: pixels lost after fitting to artwork bounds and saving for web

I am editing an svg file: I am using Object -> Artboards -> Fit to Artwork Bounds which seem to work well: But when I save for web as a small dimension (73x64) png I get this result: As you ...
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Is Illustrator accurate for business card sizes?

I've just created my first business card in Illustrator. It has the standard UK business card size of 55 x 85 mm, a 3mm bleed, 300 DPI and the rest of it, and my smallest font-size is 8.94 points, ...
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Illustrator and batch coversion of SVG from CSS styles usage to presentation attributes

I have 60 SVG files, all with <style> tags. I can load one by one, manually into illustrator - the Export for screens, and choose the right SVG options to enable presentation attributes. That ...
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How do I change the direction of mesh lines in Illustrator?

I'm creating an object that has the mesh. I want the mesh lines to travel in a particular direction, but when I set them up they default to another direction. Is there a way to change this without ...