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

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Importing a Sketch file from Invision to computer

Is it possible to import a Sketch file that has been uploaded to an Invision prototype from a different computer than the original upload? I have tried doing with the Craft with no luck. The scenario ...
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Flip group of paths over the left group edge

Maybe there is a better way to achieve this result but... I've design the following picture by adding paths and overlying them. Now I want to flip it to get the full picture but I'm not able to do it....
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Is there a way to export the 'glow effect' from an image to .svg code?

When I export an image of a loader I make to .svg code the glow effect doesn't appear later in the implementation (when we add it in the project's html/css). I see everything else but not the glow ...
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How do I get Sketch shapes to scale in template?

I am using a template to make iOS app icons, see file at link below. Some of the shapes on the Symbols page scale correctly when applied to the Templates page (ears, head). However, the two curved ...
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Sketch Coordinates different from Swift Coordinates?

I'm sorry if this is a question people have the answer for. I surely didn't and I had a look myself:( I'm not a graphics designer, I'm a random kid learning Sketch just enough to make some useful ...
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How to calculate the RGB color values with a given alpha value for mixing with another color to achieve a target color?

Basically what I am trying to achieve is illustrated in this Image: I got a background color (R:19 G:25 B:37 or #141A25) upon which I want to layer another color at 80% alpha to get a target color (...
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How to position a path point in sketch

I was wondering if there was a way to change the position of a point in a path, using only one handler instead of moving both
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How to avoid text box movement on Font size change in Sketch?

If I have a textbox with property 'Fixed', I have it set to a specific width, height and position. If I change the font size of the text in that box it will change Y position. I want the text box to ...
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Alignment in sketch app

Is there is any option in sketch app where I can align object with reference object? E.g. I have on icon and one rectangle shape, want my icon center middle aligned of rectangle. Like in illustrator ...
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How do I take a combined shape that's outlined and subtract another shape from it?

I created a folder icon with two outlined shapes and combined them and also converted to outlines. I want to now subtract from the right side of the folder. However, every time I try to subtract, it ...
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Multiple Color Override in one text on Sketch

I have a question about Sketch symbols overrides. I have created a text box and have put some text inside and some hashtags. But the hashtags are in another color than the text. I transformed my ...
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Sketch: Vector does not preserve color and transparency when exporting as SVG

When I export as SVG from Sketch, the transparency and colors do not appear as intended. What is going on here? SVG is on Sketch homepage.
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Copy CSS Attributes does not work in Sketch with Material plugin components

In sketch I have created a button from the Material plugin components. When I right click the button and chose "Copy CSS Attributes" and then paste I just get an unhelpful comment and no css ...
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Creating a sketch component where it picks average colour from an image and fills it in a layer

I've been trying to create a symbol in sketch which has a property where an overlaying gradient layer has a fill of the average colour it picks from the image in its background. Its easy to do it ...
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Is there a way to navigate from artboards to layers in Sketch from keyboard?

I'm new to Sketch and trying to learn as many keyboard shortcuts as possible. I know that you can use tab and shift + tab to navigate up and down through layers OR artboards but I can't see a way to ...
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Sketch Symbols - maintaining padding between 2 paragraphs when adding/ removing text

I wish to create the following responsive symbol for a popup in Sketch. I am a big fan of the Resizing functionality built in to sketch, however cannot solve the following problem with the Resizing ...
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Create an infinite background wave pattern

I need to adjust this background wave image to an infinite pattern. When the background repeats in the x direction the lines need to be integrated in a way that only looks like a single image, not ...
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How can I recreate this using the vector tool in sketch?

How can I achieve the same look? I’m unable to get the curves perfect.
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Exporting a Sketch Prototype

Is it possible to export a Sketch prototype as a working file? I have made a prototype but I need to export it to show a stakeholder and give to my boss so he can use it in a meeting. Are there any ...
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How to use several shapes together as a mask in Sketch?

I'm quite a noob when it comes to Sketch still, but I often use it for quick edits of images etc. Now I want to create a customized mask for use in social profiles for my music. I want it to be a ...
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Sketch How to make text overrides push other text?

So basically what I'm trying to achieve is a basic navbar setup like so; Each 'nav item' has a spacing of 80px. This itself is a symbol which is great. However, when it comes to text overrides and ...
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Switch between blending modes in Sketch app Hot key

I would like to know if there´s a way to switch between blending modes in Sketch app through keyboard (hotkey or whatever).
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How to paste an image in Sketch application such that bitmap image fits the artboard not the artboard fits the image

It would be really helpful as many times I paste an image in the sketch application (on Mac), I have to resize the image. Is there anyway I can fit it to the artboard?
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How to set fixed spacing between textbox of variable height and element

I tried using the plugin Paddy, but the Spacing property between two elements only seems to work if I detach from the symbol. I am not sure if I am using Paddy wrongly for this use case, which is ...
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Linking text layers in sketch

I have a text layer and other one is also a text layer applied Gaussian blur. Is there any way we can link two text layer such that as soon as we change one text layer text, other gaussian blurred ...
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Import symbol set from another project or folder

I'd like to import another project's 'symbol library' and have it appear in the dropdown (image attached) 'Insert > Symbols'. Importing it in this way also makes it appear in the right hand '...
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Dribbble color palette to Sketch app

I've downloaded dribbble color palette and wanted to install it on Sketch (version 50). Is it possible to do that? How to install color palettes on Sketch? ps. I also have Sketch Palettes plugin ...
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Can I edit the Light and Dark colours in the Material Sketch Plugin Theme Editor?

Because this plugin was released very recently, I haven't found a lot of resources yet. I was hoping someone might know if you can edit the light and dark colours that the new Material Sketch Plugin ...
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Exporting Slices from Sketch results in some slices exporting original size rather than export size

I have a sketch file with many export sizes. The original canvas is 1024x1024 and it's a slice. For some reason, certain versions (like 152w) export correctly with 152x152 pixels. But others export ...
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What are the exact parameters of Apple's Defocus filter?

Apple OS X does a fine job of blurring images with gaussian blur and opacity. Does anyone have the parameters for using PhotoshoSketch to achieve this precision? Apple defocus My defocus
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Prevent text from overriding in Sketch

I have a vacancy card with fixed and negotiable salary. They can be switched using overrides. But when I change salary to negotiable I don't want text in that symbol to change. I want it to be locked ...
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How to make Sketch show paths which have no fill or border?

I am learning Sketch v49. As a simple example, I have one layer with one path, the path is without a fill or a border. When I mouse over the path in the layer list, Sketch highlights the path blue. ...
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Thickness changing on shape union

I'm trying to combine two shapes, both of which are 1px in thickness. However on combining them, the thickness of one increases. Before union: After union: What would be a good way around this? I'm ...
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Is there a shortcut in Sketch to make 2 elements switch places?

Is there a shortcut in Sketch to make 2 elements switch places? I want to select 2 elements and swap their locations. Is there a shortcut to this?
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How to keep a line under the text when resizing a symbol

I'm trying to create a 'header/title' like text with a line underneath as a symbol. But I'm struggling with resizing the symbol. This is what the symbol itself looks like: And here is a resized ...
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Sketch App - How to move 2 parallel anchor points?

I would like to move each group of anchor points here either inwards or outwards opposite to each other. How can I achieve that?
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How to delete documents in Sketch Cloud?

Version: Sketch 49.3 I'm trying to remove a document from my Sketch Cloud but when I clicked the gear icon, it looks like the image here: Does anyone know how to remove a file from Sketch Cloud? ...
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How to open all folders in one click in Sketch?

I'm tired of opening a tree of subfolders. I want to open all folders in a Layer List panel in one click. Is there a Sketch plugin or any other way of doing that?
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Change underline Text presets in Sketch

Is there any way to change underline presets at Sketch? I'm working with symbols, and I need a text with an underline, but only text, without objects. Thank you!
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Designing with “bootstrap grid system” in mind

I've designing for web since 2006 and I waste a lot of time ignoring things like bootstrap. I understand how grids, and the specific bootstrap, work but I have a theoretical question about it. How do ...
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Flatten a rotated object on Sketch

I have rotated an object with Sketch. But, the old frame is still visible. I would like to flatten it, so that in a way, I only see the outline of the object and not the old frame. Possible?
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How to find the element in which layer on Sketch?

I cannot find the answer to Sketch App. If I want to work on a certain element, how can I know it's inside which layer on the left-hand side layers bar? When I working on Adobe Illustrator, I can see ...
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Sketch - how to create 3d design preview pics? [closed]

I don't know what the exact term is for this, but I often see UX/UI designs displayed as follows: i.e., displayed on rendered mobile devices' screens in 3D. I have finished my UI design in sketch (...
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quick way to “label” or “caption” a vector in sketch

This is a common technique in workflow diagramming programs. The idea is to simply add a caption to a flow vector. In sketch I have to do the following: 1. create a vector 2. create a rectangle with ...
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Sketch: Adding color fill between connected objects.

I'm trying to add a color fill between several objects that, when placed together look like the outline of a hand. If this were another program I'd just use the paint bucket, but I from my research ...
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How to overlap with a semi-transparent layer in Sketch

Layer 1: Layer 2: Layers Combined (giving Layer 1 a white outline): Buggy Final Product (because Layer 1 has a white outline as opposed to the desired overlapping transparent outline):
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Is there a Sketch search/replace function for primary hexadecimal colors?

I created 20 website templates with multiple layers and assets. I use a primary pallet of five colors. These colors need to be changed and I would like to use the DRY concept. If this was a ...
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Adjustable nested symbols in Sketch

Is it possible to create nested symbols that are adjustable when we choose "none" status? I'm looking for a way to make the symbol disappear and other symbols would move to adjust the space between ...
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how to “pixelate” a shape in sketch

I am new to Sketch. I have a shape, and I would like to give it a "pixelated" look, a bit like the letter Y below (in contrast to the B letter, which is not pixelated). How can I do this (apart from ...
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Stop Sketch adding extra pixels around a slice?

This is my first project working with a sketch file (given to me by a designer for me to cut up into HTML/CSS). So far I've loved the way sketch makes exporting easy, but I'm running into some ...