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

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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....
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How to attach a style guide to invision

Invision has this thing called inspect, but it only shows fonts/colors at a page level, not at a project level. I like a way to natively attach a style guide to Invision so that developers/designers ...
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Distorted SVG icon when exporting from Sketch

I am getting a strange result when exporting an SVG icon from Sketch. I am trying to export this mail icon that is made up of two masked triangles and an outer rectangle (all using an outside border):...
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How do I scroll horizontally through a Sketch canvas like Illustrator does?

In Illustrator you have the very handy CTRL+mouse scroll shortcut to quickly scroll horizontally through your canvas. I want to do the same in Sketch (not necessarily with the same shortcuts). How ...
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When opacity for a group is reduced the groups behind it is being visible in sketchapp. Is there a way to make it opaque?

When opacity for a group is reduced the groups behind it is being visible in sketchapp. Is there a way to make reduce the opacity of a foreground layer without making the layers behind it Inkscape ...
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How do I create a rectangle with rounded circle incision in Sketch?

I am looking to create something similar to this, anyone have ideas?
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Outside gutters in Sketch app

I'm setting up a layout grid in Sketch, and I'd like to adjust the outside gutter width. As I understand it, Sketch automatically calculates these outside gutters to be 50% of the width of the ...
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How can I disable Sketch App from checking for updates?

I only use sketch maybe once every few months and the most basic features. When I need to use it, I need to use it in a hurry and don't want the confronting and intrusive updates available box to pop ...
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How to make this shade of white look less “dirty”?

I have a picture of a blanket: When I try to open up the Color Adjust panel on Sketch and try fooling around with the brightness and contrast, it makes some of the parts look overexposed. Is there a ...
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Split vector polygon into multiple vector shapes?

I have a logo that I am designing and I want to create an SVG. I started with 2 polygons, but I need to remove one side of the polygon and then split the polygon into multiple trianges (for different ...
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How would I add an outline / border around this image?

I have a vector of a few unicorns that is currently on a blue background: I want to put them on a white background, but when I do that, the unicorns lose their shape because they are white and don't ...
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How to position text blocks relative to other elements?

I always had this question in my mind and never managed to answer it. How do you position text regarding other elements? Let's say you want to have a block of text, a heading block of text, at 16 ...
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Sketch mangling Illustrator vector file: how to fix?

I purchased the vector file above and when I open it in Illustrator, it looks just as expected. However, when I open it in Sketch, it looks completely different (see below). I get the same result if ...
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Sketch export entire canvas size for every object in an artboard?

Is it possible to create one separate, full-canvas-size .png for each of 100 or so vector shapes within a Sketch artboard? I have an artboard that has about 100 vector shapes, and I'm hoping to ...
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Smooth gradient overlay on image in Sketch

I'm working on a music app in Sketch where the top part of the screen is a full-bleed album art that fades into a dark background. There will be some content on top of the album art, so I've applied a ...
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How to snap to vector joints?

I have vector with joints. How can I snap an object(circle in example below) to the joint like in screenshot below?
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How do I create a symbol in Sketch whose total width stays constant when text length changes via override

I want to create a symbol that is a rectangle with text to the left. When I override the text, I want the total width of the symbol to stay the same. So if the new override text is longer, the ...
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How to merge overlapping shapes while keeping the layer order in Sketch?

I am designing an icon for card decks. What I did is to stack five rectangles with white fill as shown below. I am wondering how to make the white fillings transparent while keeping the stack ...
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How can I recreate this circle in Sketch?

I have spent too much time trying to understand how to recreate this loader, but there's a gap in my knowledge. I can create a circle with a cut-out just fine, but I can't seem to figure out how to ...
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Alignment buttons greyed out in Sketch [closed]

I am teaching remotely sketch, but one of my mentees says that he cant use the alignment tools, they always appear greyed out even when he already selected multiple shapes. Any idea what is causing ...
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Can you do animations within an artboard when using the Sketch Prototyping feature?

We're trying to do animations within a single artboard in Sketch for prototyping. Specifically, when a person clicks a button, we want the standard 'Share Sheet' to slide up from the bottom of the ...
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Why does Sketch prototyping sometimes scroll, but other times scale my artboards?

Still trying to wrap my head around Sketch and how it works. I have a bunch of PNG screenshots (iPhone 8 resolution so 750px wide, or 375@2x) and I want to build a quick click-through prototype in ...
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Why is the image always faded when it is inserted to sketch?

When I try to insert images to my sketch app, they're faded in white. I have googled but couldn't find the answer. What am I doing wrong?
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Create automatic data text in sketch

I'm trying to make something like "data population" plugin, but without the plugin. With Data population I can use a group of information, not just a random name and a random email. I've tried this: ...
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How can I draw the arrow in this icon?

How do I draw that arrow? I use scissors to cut out parts of the path but the end became pointy.
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Can't see what I'm typing in Sketch

Every time I type something, I can't see what I'm typing. It's always white with no fill.. Even if I set the font color to black, I still can't see my text when editing it.