Questions tagged [borders]

Questions about design elements on the sides or outlining other elements.

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Increase border size using content aware fill within batch processing in Photoshop

I would like to increase the border width of a yellow image border and perform this action within a batch process for multiple similar images within Photoshop. So far I performed the following steps ...
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How to place borde around transparent PNG in Gravit.io?

I've got a Transparent PNG and want to put a 1px border around the visible part of the image. When I try to add a Border in Gravit.io it puts the border around the outside of the rectangle (the ...
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How do you make a 3D border in Photoshop? [duplicate]

I'm trying to recreate this effect with the slightly shaded 3D border. I'd love to create a template so that I can more easily showcase my websites in a good looking way. The closest that I've been ...
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How to make a cozy-soft border radius

I was on Dribbble and saw this shot. They made this seemingly normal-looking border-radius yet it looks different. How would you achieve this in Figma or AdobeXD? Shot link
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Converting a layer into a forced "empty" background/mask

I inherited a template from another person that has (essentially) two layers: an art background and a color filled border on top of the art. The border is a complex shape that I can't easily recreate ...
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Create freehand line with border in Inkscape

The linked SVG image below, which I made in Inkscape, consists of a circle filled with a gradient and a freehand line. I'd like to extend the black border of the circle to the freehand line, so that ...
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Draw a rectangle with semi-transparent border

I have a fairly simple image: I'd like to change it to be wider at the ends like below, while still keeping the nice rounded shape: The shape has solid gray colour, but its border is kindof ...
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How to apply a texture to an image, making it look like it's carved into the background's texture? (Example given)

I stumbled upon this map, that has the description of being an aztec tomb: What I'm interested in is knowing how the images were converted to fit into the background and look like they're actually ...
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How to convert an object with border as object to an object with border as border? [duplicate]

This file seems to be just an object with large border: However the border is actually an object with its own border: How can I convert it to a regular path? I've tried Object to Path but it doesn't ...
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How to draw border around layer in GIMP?

How can I draw a simple border around a layer in GIMP 2.10? Filters > Decor > Add Border works on the image as a whole, not an individual layer. Edit > Stroke Selection has been suggested ...
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I can't find a way to make this symbol appear visually fitting into the background

I am designing a game card template and somewhat got forward pretty well. But now I am stuck on a detail with a symbol/relief in the middle of the design. This symbol is overlapping the bottom part ...
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Make fancy border in inkscape and gimp

I relatively new to GIMP and inkscape and trying to build posters but i couldn't find a any video or forum posts in which people create custom border images and use them as border (either they add ...
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Using Inkscape and printing on larger paper than canvas

Wondering how to print (to scale 1:1) on larger paper than the canvas. Currently, when I print (using larger paper, but not changing printer setup, so it thinks it still canvas sized) a border of ...
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Illustrator: Auto-sized Text box with a rectangle border (no fill)?

My question is related to this one Illustrator: Auto-sized Text box with shaded background? What I want is an auto-sized Text box with a black rectangle border. It should look like this: Is it ...
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Adding an inner border with the same distance from each edge of an image

How can I add a border within an image, like in the example below but preserving constant distance from the edges of that image? Currently I draw a rectangle shape with no fill, I can center it ...
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Transform is limited to border which I can't change

I have an object which is limited by black-yellow border Then I surround it with cage transform markers Then when I move those markers to do the transformation, the object is still limited by the ...
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InDesign misaligned table borders when printed

When I export InDesign file to PDF for print, the table looks fine. When printed, it shows the border misaligned with table row background fills. In the example below, the blue border is set at the ...
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Weird grey line/border in white space in Adobe Illustrator

While using Adobe Illustrator CC 2017.1 release on a Macbook, I get these strange lines as outlines/connecting around my shapes and they appear even in my png and pdf exports. See image below. In the ...
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Gimp: Add border to half elliptical section

I am trying to add a colored border to only the half elliptical seen in the image. Is there any way to do this? I have been trying everything possible and have looked all over online. I originally cut ...
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GIMP - Unwanted white borders after applying transparency layer

I had this image: Which I applied a transparency background: However, the result isn't perfect at all, as letters still have white borders. You can see this in the following zoom: What wrong did I ...
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Create layer in another layer borders [duplicate]

I am using adobe Illustrator CC 2018. I have a circle and I want to create a rectangle inside the circle without getting outside of the circle borders. (Delete selected parts) Thank you in advance.
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Rectangle border into 4 equal pieces Illustator

I want to cut this rectangle border shape(Picture below) into 4 pieces without affecting the gradient color but cannot figure out how. I have tried pathfinder tool, scissors tool, removing anchors. ...
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Photoshop CC - How to paint along the border of a selection

I have this image: I want to paint a lighter blue on the left cliff that flows along the border like so: Doing it by hand is very hard and messy. Is there any way to automate this? If so, how do you ...
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How can I change the thickness of a doughnut shape without changing the radius?

I have objects groped together to make a doughnut shape but I want to make the shape thinner. I am using it as a border but my border looks too thick and makes the centre image look small. Is there a ...
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Make a border of symbols in Gimp

I am trying to bake a border pattern of images in Gimp. I am finding it to be a tedious task and am hoping there is a better way. I have a large image say 400x400. I have a small image, say 20x20. I ...
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How to replicate this old Safari (Browser) icon border effect? (Photoshop) [closed]

I am trying to replicate this border button effect (the gradients, fill color and shadows; forget about the content of the icon). I've already tried to achieve it but I am struggling Can you give me ...
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How to achieve this border button effect? (Photoshop)

Im trying to replicate this border button effect (the gradients, fill color and shadows; forget about the icon) but I don't know where to start Can you give me a way to replicate it straight away or ...
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Illustrator proper overlap of shape

I am trying to use Pathfinder shape modes to cut out parts of shape and overlay them on each other (as shown in following figure) However, I am getting shape overlapping with border of background ...
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How to create axes as border around an image

I want to add a XY axis with labels as a border to a jpg. In other words I want to wrap the axes around a predawn picture. How can I do that in illustrator or photoshop. Earlier, I tried cropping out ...
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Pixel colors different at the border

What brush or what configuration should I do to avoid different color at the border when using the brush tool?
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Border with text

please help to me to make a border with text for my images. I have attached a picture for reference.
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Scribus page border

I would like to add a black border around my document that is 0.3 inches. My document is 2.75 x 3.75 inches. To solve this I have done the following: Created a rectangle that starts at 0.15 from the ...
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Batch editing photos to have the same background (Borders)

So I've a bunch of product photos and I'm required to edit them to have the same borders/background along the edges of the picture. Is there a way to mass edit them to all have the same borders? If ...
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Join two paths with a border

This is probably far easier than I'm making it out to be.. I have this path that I duplicated and reflected but since both paths have a border I'm not sure how to join them so that the path is just ...
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Create a Border with An Image as the Stoke

I would like to know how i can create a border (or rectangle with no fill) but with an image as the border lines. Image example attached. Can competently use Indesign, Illustrator or Photoshop so ...
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Should headings divide space unequally and be close to the border?

This is a chapter heading of an ebook style of LaTeX, and it divides space unequally. Small phone screen doesn't mean it need to be close to the top border to make the reading flow rushy, does it?
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Photoshop - Draw sketchy rounded rectangle borders

I would like to draw a sketchy frizzled border around the panels of a comic page in Photoshop. Basically a brush stroke border with a precise alignment to the borders of the rounded rectangle. ...
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How to Make Jagged Borders Around Shape With Illustrator?

See the caption "Halloween Party" It is surrounded by a thick black shape or shall I say border. The black shape looks as if it is outlined with jagged lines to resemble the blood and give the creepy ...
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Creating a Border with Different Measurements at Top, Bottom, and Sides

So I'm trying to recreate this plaque in Illustrator to have a replica made, but I'm a little stuck. When creating the gold border around the oval, the measurements at the top/bottom are different ...
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How can I just draw outline around objects in images as shown in this image

I just want to know that How can I enter colourful borders(red and yellow in above image) to objects in my image also... And also if there is any ios/android app to do this
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Adding diagonal pixel border in gimp

I am looking to create a simple border in Gimp and have tried both the selection >> border and both the stroke selection methods and both are not creating what I am looking for. The stroke selection ...
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Creating a "triangle border" around a circle with Sketch

I'm trying to create a shape that looks like this: Where there's a circle with a border that is of a particular shape, in this case a triangle. I know that you can add borders to shapes as well as "...
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Photoshop cs6 unintentional cropping problem

Elements in photoshop cs6 are being cropped if placed outside the canvas borders. So when I drag that layer elsewhere, the rest of the element is gone. Is there any way to stop this happening and to ...
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Sketch: Dotted Line

Is it possible to make a dotted line in Sketch? And by line I mean the border of an object (e.g. oval). Using dashes the dots are not perfectly round: Even though I reduced the length to the ...
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Illustrator: how to create a gradient with transparent ends on both sides

I have an image like this And i want to add transparent borders like this I made the second image with photoshop but i don't know to do this on Illustrator. i want to make something like this with ...
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Where is the option for scaling stroke width in Inkscape? [duplicate]

When you scale objects in Inkscape, it either scales the stroke with the object, or it leaves the stroke width alone. I think I've seen a button for it on another post next to "Affect:" but can't ...
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Word paper design printing with white borders

I've created a photoshop design for an invoice. The invoice design fits perfectly on the Word page, but when I print the exact example, it prints with white borders of 2 cm. Is there maybe an option ...
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When and when not borders are necessary? ( iOS design)

I'm trying to understand, if the usage of a border at the navigation bar contribute to the design/UX in some way? Would love to hear your thoughts about that. Designed for iOS
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What effect does using border radius have?

I am interested in knowing why rounding corners of a shape is visually appealing in some contexts. What's the reason behind it and in what types of context does it help to use it?
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Shape with Inside and Outside Contours

I'm trying to figure how to draw a simple polygon wirh a solid color with white contours, inside and outside (pretty much like a donut :p), in a transparent background, but I had no success so far. ...
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