Questions tagged [borders]

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

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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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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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How to modify the corner radius on rounded rectangle in Illustrator?

I always ended up just creating a new rounded rectangle if the existing one don't work. Is there a way to modify the corner radius without having to create a new shape? I know I can modify the bezier ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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How can I preserve border width when scaling an object with Inkscape?

I want the borders to stay fixed in Inkscape when I'm resizing an object. I found these buttons in Inkscape v0.48.3.1, but they don't seem to work. Is there any other settings that I should turn on? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to make a zigzag border with a shadow in photoshop

I would like to know how to achieve this zigzag effect (including the shadow) in Photoshop CS6:
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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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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 create a triangle/jagged edges on a single border in Adobe Illustrator CS6?

I would like to create a border only on one side of a rectangle. That border would have that modern zigzag stroke that is present on so many websites. Just like on this photo : I've tried creating a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Does anyone know how to make these grunge/teared type borders in photoshop?

Example: Or this one: Notice the "torn" effect on the borders.
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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 ...
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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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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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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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How to fill a shape in photoshop and avoid white lines

This is something it will be useful for several things now that I started "photoshoping" - so I made some lines with the pen tool, then right clicked with the 'direct selection' and then 'stroke path' ...
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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 ...