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

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Sketch convert all symbols to the same color

In Sketch, is there a way to do a batch convert process on symbols? Is that the right approach to take for something like this - How do you convert all symbol colors to the same color - such as ...
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How to override color on illustrations/icons that can't be flattened in Sketch App?

I'm trying to create a styleguide according to atomic design. For this I'm trying to create a set of icons where I can override the color so I can use them in different sets. I made an icon of a ...
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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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Align text content left and right within the same layer

I am pulling a lot of data from a Word document into Sketch, and would like to know whether its possible to align parts of a text layer both left and right, without having to separate them on ...
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How to combine icon + fill to export icon in sketch

I am new to sketch. I got handed a sketch document and trying to export icons included in the file. This is what the folder looks like You can see there are icons and Fills. On the sketch file it ...
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Sketch: Broken Combined shape export to SVG?

I'm trying to export some vector art made by composing Ovals. When I exported my art first time everything had gone fine. After few changes in other Layers in my file (the picture shown is a part of ...
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How to make PM smaller than other characters in textbox in Sketch?

I have this textbox here. And I just do not understand the magic, why "PM" is smaller? Though it seems just normal text on the left side.
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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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Change color of symbol and automatically apply shared style

I'm practicing creating a design system with Sketchapp. I already defined the shared style for text. The above shared style are: Black/Left/Regular/Large & Center & Right. I wish to apply ...
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Invision's Craft doesn't place high definition images in Sketch

I'm using Sketch and Invision's "Craft" plugin. If I want to place an image as a fill inside a rectangle I use Craft (which takes the images from Unsplash). My issue is that these images are being ...
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Sketch to PhoneGap App - Sizes and Units Wrong

Hopefully this is in the correct place! So I've designed a few app screens in sketch and have come to try and code them using PhoneGap but can't seem to get my head around sizes etc.. This is one of ...
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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 align within a grid in Sketch

I have a group of icons which I would like to display in an organised grid. I would like to align them so that each icon is centred inside the square and evenly spaced. Currently, I'm using Arrange &...
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How to make icon from iconjar keep pixel perfect once dragged into Sketch?

When I dragged a pixel perfect icon (svg) from Iconjar to Sketch, the icon always off grid and exported with blurry result. Anyone know how to fix this?
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How to disable the "unable to distribute layers evenly using full pixels" window in Sketch

Every time I want to distribute 3 or more objects I get a prompt window that says: Unable to distribute layers evenly using full pixels. Below that, you have 3 options. I always use the "...
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Sketch/Figma: Using JSON as a color/typography library

I have JSON with typography/color data. Is there any way to use this data in a Figma or Sketch so that I could've corrected it and then override it?
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Sketch app add hotspot from embedded symbol in parent symbol in a shared library

I've got a 'parent' symbol in Sketch (v90) that houses multiple 'child' symbols (it's a sidebar symbol containing items, each item is a symbol on its own). The symbol is contained in a library file ...
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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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Artboard Gap Size Panoramic Images App Store

I'm designing Panoramic App Store preview screenshots with Sketch. I would want to know the gap between two Artboards for iPhone 6.5", iPhone 5.5", iPad Pro (3rd Gen) 12.9" and iPad Pro ...
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Flowing/floating text layers inside symbols

One symbol consisting of two text layers in Sketch, one text layer above the other. If the top text layer has long text and goes onto multiple lines, can the bottom text layer move down somehow ...
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Sketch App Fills color dropdown solicitors

I've been trying to figure this out today but had little success. I'm wondering if any of you from the community could help me. I'm trying to add the color pallet saved in my sketch design library ...
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Sketch app input field value not increase/decrease with arrows key

I am running Catalina on my MacBook Pro mid 2014 retina. From few days I am having strange issue with my Sketch app. I can’t increase/decrease input values from arrows key. When I select any input ...
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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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How to export SVG code from Sketch without raw image data?

Before I attempt to write a plugin that does this I want to make sure that this feature is not available in Sketch. I want to use the same exact feature Sketch has of "Copy as SVG code" the ...
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How can I combine and fill these lines In Sketch?

I have a few orange lines that I have drawn in sketch. I would like to combine them into one shape and use something like a "paint bucket" tool to fill the whole object with the light sand color. I ...
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Elements are moved after exporting SVG in Sketch

I'm trying to export a SVG that contains two elements: a circle shape and a text. In Sketch, everything seems fine: But when I click the Export Selected... button, it's exported like this: Why is ...
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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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How to achieve soft elevated look for icons?

I am trying to figure out a way to achieve the same soft bubbly effect on icons as seen in this design. Looking for resources to achieve the same using Figma, XD or Sketch.
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Resize an element of sketch-app symbol without detaching

I use sketch 51.1 and have a symbol like this: I want to resize it in these three ways: is it a way to resize a single symbol in three different ways without detaching it? If not, what is the best ...
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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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How to add metadata for design elements created using Sketch/Adobe AI

I am creating a parsing tool with the following functionality: Takes an SVG file and parse the elements inside the SVG and finds elements that have some custom attributes like type="table". I was ...
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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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Automatic wraparound tiling painting app? Like Procreate symmetry, but without mirror reflection

I'm looking for a painting/graphics app (non-subscription and preferably free) (iPad or Android) that can use a pressure stylus and can do wraparound drawing. Something similar to the "Mirror&...
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In Sketch, is it possible to copy a symbol and paste an instance?

I have a very large and complicated file with hundreds and hundreds of symbols all of which are used and reused over and over with slight variations. My naming schema is about as good as I can get it, ...
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Sketch rendering colors in wrong way for PNG and PDF

Sketch has been showing wrong colors when importing vector images (PDF format) and images (PNG format). I've noticed this several times. Has anyone else faced a similar issue? I followed this link, ...
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Sketch - How to batch point symbol instances referencing symbols inside a document to an external library file

I'm excited about the new library symbols functionality in Sketch. However, the transition seems it is going to be onerous from the old way with the ~50 symbols I currently have been keeping inside a ...
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FIGMA and Sketch is increasing the filesize of images??? WTF

I encountered a very interesting phenomenon. I hope someone here can explain it to me. When I am importing an image with 936 KB of file size and then immediately export that same image (without ...
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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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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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Sketch3: Change font for multiple elements but keep different font sizes

In the below example, a Tag has font Didot and size 48, the below tags have the same font but size 24. In Sketch 3 (Version 43.1), can I somehow change the font for both elements (or all text ...
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Redraw a xcf file in GIMP

I want to redraw a sketch. Previously the drawing uses brush size 10 and line size 10. I want to change the width of the line to 5 without redrawing. Can I do that?
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Moving from framer to Sketch

Is it possible to migrate one’s project from Framer to Sketch? I know the other way around is possible, but I cannot find any info on doing it that way.
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SVGs export adding pixels in preview and browser

Hopefully some simple solution to this, but basically when I export an icon create in sketch it basically adds a pixel. Is this an export problem or a rendering issue in chrome for example? (or both). ...
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Cutting a area from a circle in Sketch 3

I am having trouble on editing a specific arc from a circle. Here is what I have, which is a circle. I want it to look like this, how can I accomplish it? These are my 2 shapes. When I subtract ...
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Any tool which would allow to export mui.com components JSX code from Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD?

Now designers design with mui design kit and ui dev does same job again with jsx. Looking for solution which would allow to automate this part. There are design kits for Figma, Sketch and Adobe XD: ...
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how to collapse all groups in sketch 80.1?

In the previous versions of sketch, we can select "View -> Layer List -> Collapse All Groups" to collapse all groups, but in the version80.1 that function has removed. Is there anyone ...
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What are these layers that prevent me from editing my artboards?

I have noticed in some projects some strange layers that go over the artboard. It prevents you from making changes until they are deleted - what are they? I haven't seen them in any of my projects ...
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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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Why are my shapes pixelated in Sketch?

I am only using sketch to design few things and I am new to this. I was told Sketch is perfect for vector files and it was, until I designed this icon and realized it was pixelated. I am not sure at ...
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Can you pin a symbol or layer to the bottom of an artboard in Sketch?

I'm working with a footer symbol and I want it to always stay pinned to the bottom edge of my artboard, so when I lengthen or shorten my artboard when I'm adding content, it stays pinned to the bottom,...

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