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Questions about Bohemian Coding's Sketch.app, a vector-based interface (UI) design application for macOS.

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Cannot override sketch symbols of a library created in sketch 56 in Sketch 60

I had created a Sketch library for my Company in sketch 56. Recently we upgraded to sketch 60. Now, after opening the Library File in Sketch 60. I do not get any override option on the right hand ...
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Sketch: export image at a resolution that does not add pixels

We're designing a website for CrummyPhotosCorp, who sends us a 150-pixel-tall image to put in an area that's 200 pixels high. We bring this photo into our Sketch comp and size it to fit the space. It ...
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Background colours are off on sketch cloud's prototype

when trying to use the prototype option on sketch cloud my background, which is white, suddenly becomes black. This happens for all my screens. How can I fix this? (This black that you see in the ...
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How to remove background color from bitmap which is added in image in sketch?

I want to add a transparent background color to a bitmap in Sketch.
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How to cut a chord from a circle in Sketch App

I have a circle that I want to cut several lines horizontal lines from so I can see the background. As you can see from my image below, I want to cut out the part of the circle so I can see the ...
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Sketch: Create symbol pushes down text element

I have an input field symbol like image below: but when I create a new form symbol with 5 input fields, then the text is pushed down: I noticed when I enable the require element, then the text is in ...
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Sketch: I have the vector mode by default, how can I change it back?

I am using Sketch, its been a few days the vector option is in default. For example: I create a shape, nothing happens when I hover on it I can only drag it double click vector mode, if I try to ...
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Releasing Masks in Sketch

I'm working on a library in Sketch, an I have made the icons with color masks, but I need to change them to color styles. Is there any way to release mask in a group of icons at once? Thank you
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Angular Components/Material Sketch Template

We are using latest version of https://material.angular.io but it's quite hard to keep the designs correctly updated due to the lack of a proper sketch file. Does anyone know if there is one out ...
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Export .svg icon with padding from Sketch

When I export an icon as an .svg that contains padding, the padding seems to get lost when saved. I have this icon with a 1px padding on the sides: When I export that icon as a .svg, and import it ...
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Sketch: new raw in symbol when change title?

I think remembered a technique from long time ago: when you had an component in symbol with 4 raws (or repetitive elements) nested, it was possible to had element only with changing name of title. ...
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Make a path from a cut out path in Sketch

I have a sketch file with an icon where the icon shape is cut out from the surrounding box. I want to make this cut out bit into a real path so I can fill it with a color, but am unable to do so. I've ...
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Best practice: keep icons as strokes or outline?

I am currently working on generating the icon assets for the company I work for. I am using Sketch, and am creating a large library of the icons. They are all Line icons (the style) and basically ...
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Scale object from a direction in Sketch

When I currently scale objects they always scale from the top left. Is there a way to set a different scaling starting point, like for example in Illustrator?
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In Sketch, how can I easily collapse pages?

In Sketch, how can I easily collapse pages in the layer list on the left side of the screen?
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What are the downsides of UXPin compared to the top 4 players (Sketch, Figma, XD, Studio)?

Short question: The last 2 days, I tested various UI / UX / Prototype Tools like Figma, XD, InVision Studion and said UXPin. I'm currently working with Sketch + Craft. What I realised is, that Sketch, ...
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Sketch - Text not resizing with symbol

Summary I'm trying to resize a symbol in Sketch and the text is not resizing with the symbol. I have "adjust content on resize" enabled and it's still not working. What I've tried I've also tried ...
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Align to center in Sketch ignoring pixel snap

I want to have this Cog in the exact horizontal middle of the symbol. How can I achieve this? Using align-center keeps snapping the object to whole pixels
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Quickly rotate object with mouse in Sketch

In Illustrator you can quickly rotate objects with the cursor. If you hover close to a corner this rotate tool appears: In Sketch you always have to switch to the rotate tool which I find kind of ...
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Inconsistent resizing constraints between symbol and instance

This might be a simple question but I have come across a weird inconsistency with my spacing constraints when I embed symbols into one another. In this first Filter symbol the arrows stay right-...
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Rename multiple layers in Sketch

I have a lot of ugly layer names in my layer panel. How can I change the name of all of them?
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ADA Color Contrast - Best Practices

We're currently working on a new website and ran some tests to check ADA compliance on our website. There's a color we're using that isn't compliant on certain font sizes. We also use this color on ...
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Alt+drag in Sketch, keep same layer name

When I copy an element with Cmd+C / Cmd+V, it keeps the same name in the layer panel. When I copy an element by holding down the alt key and dragging it somewhere, 'copy' gets added to the layername ...
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How to keep corner radius of a button when it is enlarged by Anima

I use Sketch along with the Anima Toolkit to control the padding of buttons, here is a button I created for the small screen: When I increase the button text size, the button is enlarged thanks to ...
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How do I change the thickness of paths in an SVG using Sketch?

I have collected SVG icons from different sources. Some use thick paths and shapes. Others use thin ones. Is there a way to change the thickness of paths and shapes in an SVG without having to adjust ...
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Best Approaches to streamline production design for assets

I'm looking for some suggestions for how to do best manage a design pipeline that requires lots of assets that need to be created based off a few core templates. For our marketing we have 2-3 core ...
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How to fix the problem for the color schemes differences for the mac and windows screens [duplicate]

I am a product designer, I use MacBook Pro for my design work. Whenever I design an app/website/web pages after it went live the big problems comes up as color differences in the Apple screen and ...
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How can I use Sketch App to make dxf files (for laser cutting, cnc, etc)?

I'd like to design some stuff for laser cutting, and am familiar with Sketch App. Unfortunately, I can't simply hand over an SVG and expect it to work, and have been advised to shoot for a dxf file ...
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How can I make this dot-matrix in Figma without doing it dot-by-dot?

Ideally I'd like it to follow a bezier path so I can change the shape and find what I like best.
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How should I make my icons as a part of a design system?

I'm creating a design system for a user interface design project and I want to make icons accessible for designers and developers. Icons can have different styles like: Different strokes (1px and 2px)...
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How can I use the arrow tool in Sketch App without navigating a menu every time?

I am designing a flow chart. It requires lots and lots of use of the arrow tool, but there is no hotkey for it. Therefore, every time I want to add an arrow, I have to navigate Insert>Shape>...
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How do I choose the artboard size to design an Enterprise web app's UI?

Should I go with 1366px width which is a widely used desktop resolution or 1440px which is the highest artboard resolution in sketch presets for the responsive web?
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Save the anchorpoint position in Sketch 4

is there a way to reuse the same anchor point position on a layer multiple times or do i have to set the anchorpoint everytime i try to rotate the layer? So when i try to design that flowerlike ...
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Text over image in Sketch

Hi guys I am learning sketch and in the tutorial Im watching the guy place the text box over the video image in the background, but when I'm following his instructions my text box is going behind the ...
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How export all icons from a Sketch file for iOS

I have a sketch prototyp file and want to export all icons with different size for iOS/Xcode. How should I do? I only know how to export an icon/image with different size, but no idea what about for ...
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How to create this rounded shape in illustrator?

How to create the following shape in illustrator or Sketch? Whenever I try to create a circle, copy this circle and work with smaller circles in it, it does look a bit odd. Is there any other way to ...
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How to design stack-like icons like Apple and Bootstrap do, in Sketch?

Sorry if this is a really stupid question or something really easy, I'm just a backend developer who has no talent with design. I'm actually programming a Dynamic Library for jailbroken iOS devices ...
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Override image in Sketch symbol with new image of different ratio

I'm designing a list of posts in Sketch, with each item in the list having an image and a title. The images should not be cropped but retain their original ratio (they all have the same height while ...
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Change color of word inside text box in Sketch

I want to change the text color of 1 line of text inside my textbox that has multiple lines of text. When I try to do this through the style dialog, the text color changes of the whole textbox content....
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Is there a way to edit shared text styles in Sketch?

Shared styles in Sketch are great, but what if I want to make a global change, like the font family for my H1, H2, etc.? There doesn't seem to be an obvious way to do this in Sketch.
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Anima stack with varied spacing

Using the Anima App plugin with Sketch, is it possible to have a single stack with different spacings between different objects? For instance, imagine I wanted to have a vertical stack of three ...
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Sketch App with label colors on Sidebar

In the Sketch App I have at home, he displayed a few different items on siderar than I use at work. Basically you have the option of selecting label colors for artboards and layers and also a line ...
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How to stretch the corners of this image so that it looks like a perfect rectangle?

I have an image that I took at an angle, so it isn't a perfect rectangle: How would I pull the bottom left and bottom right corners in so that they line up perfectly with the top two corners? Like ...
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Detect font family in Sketch

Hi I'm a dev with a Photoshop background and I can't find a way to simply click on a Sketch design text element and display the font family used. Could anyone help me on this one? Thank you very much
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Sketch export options with a different ratio

My issue is Sketch only lets you define a width, a height or a % of the original artboard (or slice) dimensions. is there any way to give it exact pixel dimensions for both height and width? if not ...
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Maintaining consistency in margin spacing of an iOS App

I am coping with designing mobile apps, mostly iOS. I understood that for margin spacing I should go with 8, the smallest amount allowed, and follow with multiples of 8: 16, 24 etc. By default I ...
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Can Sketch display a list of fonts and weights in use by the current document?

I have Sketch v51.3. Can Sketch display a list of the fonts and respective weights in use by the current document? I know when I open a Sketch document, it will prompt me to resolve missing fonts. ...
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How can you blur your background only behind a specific box in sketch?

I came to this weird thing where I want to set a background blur via the option in Sketch to just select background blur on the specific box I want it to do, but nothing happens. Can someone please ...
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Sketch horizontal scrolling

Does the sketch prototyping functionality allow for horizontal scrolling (as with a wide table)? I need a fixed header and fixed left side panel on mobile for wide financial data in table format. (...
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How can open a svg-icon in sketch unchanged?

I open a SVG-icon in sketch: <path fill="#9A9DAF" d="M98 46.9c-1.2 0-2.3.2-3.4.4L90 ..."/> <path fill="#A5EAFF" d="M79.4 91.2c-.4 0-.7-.1-1-.3-.9-.6-1.2-1.8-.7-2.7l6.2-10.3c.6-.9 1.8-1.2 2....