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

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How can I connect two disjoint paths in Sketch App?

For example if I draw a oval and then want to paint part of it into different color, how can I connect edge points of my new path with oval?
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Expand a shape in Sketch

Is there a way in Sketch to expand a shape? For example, let's say I have an outline of something. I'd like to expand that outline to be a solid shape so I can apply boolean operations to it with ...
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How to fade two images together in Sketch

Is it possible in Sketch3 to do a mask w/ a gradient to make these two images seemless? Basically this technique (for photoshop) http://www.wikihow.com/Fade-One-Image-Onto-Another-in-Photoshop ...how ...
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Specify center of rotation in Sketch

Is there a way to specify the center of rotation in Sketch? Normally it simply rotates the object around its center. If there is no native way maybe it's possible to write a plugin!?
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My sketch exports seem to be pixelated even when am exporting it to 1x

I have noticed that my exports are not as sharp as they look in the Artboard. To give an example am trying to export the Google Play Badge from this dribble file: https://dribbble.com/shots/1849549-...
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Make two vector points move together (Sketch or Illustrator)

I'm trying to speed up my workflow by making vector points move in the opposite direction simultaneously when I have two highlighted. For instance, below I highlight the top and bottom of the arrow so ...
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Print Preview showing bottom gap when set to scale to fit. Why?

With SketchApp, I used A4 artboard preset and exported to PDF. When i see print preview of that pdf, it shows like this:
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How to achieve this cut out letter effect?

How do I achieve this effect where that small part in "N" is taken out? I can use Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop. I can apply divide effect fine... BUT when i start deleting the white block, this ...
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How to use Fibonacci numbers / Golden Ratio in logo design in Illustrator or Sketch?

I am trying to get into Fibonacci/Golden Ratio logos for some university work however I'm fairly new to Illustrator. I've used Photoshop for about 8 years and Sketch v3 since it was released. However, ...
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Combine Two Vector Shapes into One, With One Path (in Sketch App)

(In Sketch, the app.) I'm trying to create a shape that is symmetrical on the vertical axis. I made one half of the shape, duplicated it, flipped the duplicate, then grouped the two together into ...
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Disable snapping to pixel grid

Is it possible to resize shapes or move shapes without aligning to pixel grid in Sketch 3? I can use real numbers to set size like 34.5 but when resizing in convert size or position to integer numbers....
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How to remove background in sketch?

I've got an image I'm trying to remove the background from and I'm not really sure how that would be done with Sketch. Any tips would be greatly appreciated!
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Sketch: Object moves relative to another object/text in symbol

How do I make an object automatically move when I change the text preceeding/"attached to" it? I'm trying to figure out how this default symbol works (gif included below) and replicate it. When I ...
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Sketch3 | Is it possible to create a text table?

Just a super simple text table... I'm fairly new to Sketch, and I'm sure I haven't cracked even a quarter of what can be done with the program. So I wasn't very surprised when I realized I have no ...
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Modifiable progress bar symbol in Sketch

I'm trying to create modifiable progress bar symbols in Sketch. Those are rectangular and circle one on the picture below: To modify that rectangle so it would suit different percentages I created ...
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Update Text Content on Multiple Artboards at Once in Sketch

I need to generate a number of banner ads each week and currently use Sketch for doing so. In order to save time, I'm trying to automate (or at least improve the process flow) for this as much as ...
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Snapping 2 objects together in Sketch 3

I am trying to use Sketch 3 to create some SVG icons. One of the big reasons I am using SVG icons is the ability to have multiple color however to do that, the SVG must be multiple shapes. The ...
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Sketch: How to get a feathered mask? [duplicate]

How can I make the edge of a mask blurred/feathered like this example in Sketch?
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How do I feather a mask in Sketch?

This same question was marked as a duplicate, so it never got answered here: Sketch: How to get a feathered mask? This is not a duplicate. I'm asking about Sketch, not Photoshop.
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Resize/transform text in Sketch?

For some reason Sketch removed text resizing some time ago, but I'd say I need the feature quite often. Currently you can change text size only via size window/shortcuts which is kinda inconvenient ...
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How do you tint/lighten a color in Sketch?

I can't figure out how to simply add white to a color in Sketch. In Illustrator this is as simple as making it a spot color and dragging the slider in the Color panel, but Sketch only lets you adjust ...
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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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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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Sketch disable snap to automatic guidelines

How can I disable snapping of a cursor to the red guidelines?
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Sketch vector lines don't scale

My logo is composed only of vector lines. Its dimensions are 1051 x 194. When I Layer > Transform > Scale the logo to a smaller size (eg 170 x 32), some of the lines disappear; in particular the ...
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How can I drag 2 points inverted in Sketch?

I want to take 2 points of the object I'm creating in vector mode and drag them in an inverted fashion, so the distance from the center to the 2 points stays the same. This would allow me to create ...
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Cutting paths with paths in Sketch.app

Goal: To come up with a set of curves on different scales to reproduce the typical "metro map" look. Also to learn what this kind of curve is called (not bezier, not rational?) Given the following ...
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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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How to make rectangle with text in its border?

I am using Sketch App and I want to create the exact illustration: Creating rectangles is really easy, but how can I make a text in the border like <html> as you can see above?
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Sketch: How to change all shades of a color to another color?

I have an image that I downloaded online: As you can see it's not just monotone. I would like to change all shades of the red to shades of a different color (Imagine the red liquid was purple instead ...
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Direct select multiple anchor points in Sketch 3

What is the most efficient way to select multiple anchor points in Sketch 3? I'm an Ai user and I want to instinctively toggle between the direct selection and pen tools and just click and drag - can ...
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Sketch: Dynamic Text and Object Alignment-Symbol Overrides

I have a symbol with an icon and text. The text is a specific distance from the icon. Together the icon and text are grouped, and center aligned to the symbol artboard. Anyone have a tip on how to ...
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