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Questions tagged [corners]

A corner is where two curves, lines, or edges meet. The connection of two lines by a smooth curve is normally called a round corner. Ask anything about making or editing sharp or round corners.

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Inkscape Bounding Box crops Stroke Paint

I noticed that my corner is being cut off of the bottom node of path when I add a border to it. I believe when adding a border of that thickness to the object/paths on the left the result should be ...
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Round only three corners of a rectangle in Illustrator CS6

I am trying to round only three corners of the following rectangle below. I know this is easy to do in Illustrator CC, but I don't have it. In Illustrator CS6 you can only round the corners of a ...
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How to add internal fillets in hand drawn shapes in masses?

I've got this thing I drew using the brush tool that's suppose to be a panel for some project of mine and I'm trying to get some nice defined fillets to each hole: What would be the easiest way to ...
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Can I combine rounded and sharp corners in the same design?

In graphic design (specifically for web and mobile) is it acceptable to combine elements that have rounded corners with elements that have sharp corners on one screen? The purpose from of this from ...
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Help with using Direct Selection Tool while creating an icon in Illustrator

I am new to Illustrator and learning how to make icons following this link https://helpx.adobe.com/in/illustrator/how-to/icon-design.html I am stuck at step 5. I am not getting the corner widget ...
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Inverse round corners with Inkscape

I am trying to reproduce these buttons: Here is my attempt, but I don't know how to inverse the round corner to match the reference images: Any idea is welcome.
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Creating a rounded corner on a shape

What you're looking at here is a zoom-in of a custom drop shadow I've created in Illustrator CC for some text. The foreground text is hidden. Since I'm ultimately going for a hand-painted effect on ...
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Round corners (fillet) in Illustrator CS6

I have the following figure in which I need to make a fillet to each its corners: Is there some tool to avoid doing this manually? I tried the Effect > Stylize > Round Corners tool but it apply the ...
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Adobe Illustrator: How to work with letter shapes

I'm having trouble working with letter shapes. I'd like to use the "live corners" feature on a letter "R", but I can't seem to convert the letter into a proper shape... What I've got so far is a ...
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How do I change the border radius for multiple points at the same time in the new Adobe Illustrator CC 2018?

Since the last update of Illustrator the interface has become very clean. The border radius functionality has disappeared and can be accessed by double clicking in one corner but it's a pain now to ...
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Perfect placement of a shape to delimit a corner

Is there a way to perfectly make those corners? I am kind of eyeballing the position of the circle, but wondering if there is a way to place it perfectly touching both lines it is supposed to touch on ...
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Live Corner Illustrator

Is there a way to restore live corners in a shape? For example when I expand a text or object, sometimes the symbol of dynamic corner doesn't appear.
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Easily round corners in After Effects

Does AE have a similar widget like the corner widget in Illustrator to easily animate corners to a rounded shape?
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Making a complete arc out of a rectangle upper part in sketch

after some months I am playing with sketch app but can't find the option to apply max. border radius on a rectangles upper half creating a complete arch. Any ideas? In Illustrator this is dead simple....
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How do I get rid of this pointy corner in Illustrator?

I'm trying to join three an eclipse and two lines together to make this text bubble, but I don't know how to turn the over-extended corner into a perfect corner, if that makes sense. I know that if I ...
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Complex Rounded Corners in Ai or Sketch

I'm really inspired by Tim Van Damme's and Abstract's Mac Icon. The rounded corners that make up the icon are interesting to me. I've seen Tim make rounded edges like these before and would like to ...
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Illustrator: rounding corners of paths

I am trying to create a transit map using round corners, both 45deg as well as 90deg angles. Now, I know I should have used the pen tool initially, but I didnt. I used the line segment tool, then I ...
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Sketch: Cog with rounded corners

I am new to Sketch and have been using Illustrator before. Now I made a cog in sketch, however I don't want it to have hard edges, but rather rounded ones. Here is how I made my cog in Sketch: Now ...
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Why does material design recommend a 2dp border radius for buttons?

I know people prefer rounded corners to regular corners (references: 1, 2, 3), but why is 2dp considered a proper value for border radius? It a button that follows this rule more user-friendly than ...
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Illustrator: how to create a triangle with one round corner

How do I round one corner of a triangle? Dragging 1 widget rounds all corners and holding down Alt/Option doesn't help.
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How to get rid of rounded edges in Inkskape?

I was just trying to draw a square in Inkskape; so I clicked on create rectangles and squares and drew a square like this: But I still get rounded edges. Why does this happen and how can I avoid it? ...