Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [borders]

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

2
votes
1answer
33 views

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. ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
83 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
137 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
79 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
85 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
54 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

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?
-5
votes
1answer
79 views

Border with text

please help to me to make a border with text for my images. I have attached a picture for reference.
1
vote
1answer
249 views

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 ...
-2
votes
1answer
120 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
152 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
593 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
92 views

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?
1
vote
3answers
475 views

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. ...
-1
votes
1answer
77 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
457 views

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
2
votes
3answers
181 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
370 views

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 "...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
30k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
697 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
-3
votes
1answer
158 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
73 views

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
0
votes
1answer
170 views

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?
1
vote
2answers
621 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Cut a freeform shape and create border in Gimp?

I've got an image of several irregular shapes on white background. (.=white) ...................... ...................... .....11.....22222..... ....111.......22222... ...111................ ........
0
votes
1answer
155 views

How can I create this in Photoshop or Gimp?

Can you help me with this? I would like to learn how to create the depth effect in the borders of the hole in the glass. I tried bump mapping, but didn't get the exact effect. Searched for glass frame,...
-1
votes
1answer
279 views

How Would You Create This Decorative Border Made with Text

How would you guys create this border? Right now I'm creating individual text frames for each side of the border, but I'm sure there's an easier way. I'm using Illustrator CC 2017 by the way. ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Photoshop: Border around complex transparent image

could someone give me a hint how I could draw a border around a transparent image of a tree without too much effort? I tried creating a duplicate layer and resizing it before merging both layers but ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Inkscape How to create outer border after Clip 'Set'?

Not sure I am asking this correctly. Here's my problem, Originally, I perform 'Object' --> 'Clip' --> 'Set' on 2 images. Here's the result: Note that the pink color object is successfully contained ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

InDesign create fully rounded corners (border-radius: 50%)

Hi, I'm trying to achieve something like a CSS "border-radius: 50%" in InDesign. The left shape shows what I`m looking for, the right shape is all I was able to do. I'm using the "Corner Options" in ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Creating a semi-transparent 3D cube with borders in Illustrator

I'm trying to create a 3D cube with different colored borders and face-transparency(while keeping the borders 100% opaque) in Illustrator. Like so(the dotted lines on the backside aren't completely ...
-3
votes
1answer
2k views

how to give transparent border around an object in illustrator?

Hi I want to create a icon like this: So the Middle person has kind of transparent border around itself. So the other get cut automatically. How to do this ? Is there any way I can add transparent ...
0
votes
1answer
297 views

Illustrator join anchor points separate paths

I have three objects/paths with a fill and a border. Why are the end points of the border not consistent with the angles despite the path in outline mode showing the anchors are 'snapped' together? ...
1
vote
1answer
131 views

False display about brush style from brush library - Borders_Novelty in Adobe Illustrator CC 2015

I am reading Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book 2015 release. In the section of A Quick Tour of Adobe Illustrator CC (2015 release), the author asked me to select the Line Segment tool to draw a ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

Adobe Illustrator CS5.5 - repair borders after image trace

I'm creating a pattern design in illustrator. I used the trace feature but I'm not happy with the outcome. The tracing smoothed out the borders too much and I lost the square "rocky edge" look I'm ...
-2
votes
1answer
199 views

Border effect in photoshop [closed]

I would like some help. I am posting an image below, I need that kind of selection border effect
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Illustrator: Give a vector object a border, inset with a margin

Is there a better way of drawing a border inside a vector object other than drawing one vector shape on top of another and then resizing (as in my example image below)? I'd prefer to set it on the ...
3
votes
2answers
560 views

Why does the stroke position have to be 'center' on an open path in vector programs?

I've noticed that in every vector drawing program I've used, the options to place strokes 'inside' or 'outside' are disabled when a path is open (or on text). I assume there is a reason for this, but ...
1
vote
3answers
10k views

How to create a colour border in Inkscape?

I am making a poster with Inkscape (version 0.9.1 Ubuntu). I would like to make a simple border with a specific colour and width. What I have done previously in other applications such as LibreOffice ...
5
votes
4answers
23k views

How to add a simple border into an image in GIMP

I'm very new to GIMP and found that doing simple stuff in GIMP is much harder than it should be. All I want to do is add a simple black border around an image layer. I have added this image using the ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

How to adjust the thickness of a stroke in Sketch?

I have an icon and I would like to make it thinner but it has a fill instead of a border. As far as I know, it's not possible to change the thickness of the fill, so I need to find a way to convert ...
0
votes
1answer
279 views

Inkscape generated vector image has stroke size that won't change with resizing

I made a vector graphic and saved it as pdf with Inkscape. The problem is that when I open the pdf, if I resize it the graphic get scaled, but the strokes keep their size. So if I make the graphic ...
6
votes
2answers
433 views

How to make borders of images equal in InDesign?

I'm throwing together a newsletter in InDesign that requires linking JPG images. It looks fine in InDesign but when I export the image to Adobe reader the borders on my images change so that one side ...
1
vote
1answer
272 views

Styling/Layout advice on an Isotope/Masonry website

I am experimenting with a masonry layout web site bringing niche news and cultural information on East Asia to a Western audience. I have chosen a masonry layout for the homepage because the site will ...
-1
votes
2answers
882 views

3D border effect help

can someone please help me and tell me how could I do this border effect in Photoshop? I know it look like a bad design, but this is an old design of my client and he doesn't have the PSD file ...