Questions tagged [sketch-app]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

Problem converting shapes to outlines in Sketch App

I'm trying to upload some custom icons to FontAwesome and when uploading the svg file I get the error: This SVG contains strokes that need be expanded. There were strokes detected in your SVG. You'll ...
user185376's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
37 views

Sketch - Exported files hidden?

When exporting images from Sketch, at least one of the images that is exported is hidden when viewing the folder it is exported to. Additionally, the image also cannot be overwritten if it has been ...
oldes3's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
42 views

How do you find Slices in Sketch - is finding Exportables the only way?

The Problem I want a way to find Slices in a complex Sketch document. Why this is a problem I have used icon templates from Apple and Apply Pixels which are pre-configured to export different icon ...
Andy Dent's user avatar
  • 121
0 votes
0 answers
37 views

How do I stop shapes in Sketch from being 'sucked in' to artboards and dissappearing?

I often draw arrows between or around Sketch artboards, but if they ever touch the artboard they get 'sucked in' and placed inside it, making the lines disappear (they get cropped by the artboard's ...
ryan.gilmore's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
36 views

How to read color of text in Sketch?

How why do I not find the color of this text in the right side?
János's user avatar
  • 307
1 vote
0 answers
22 views

In Sketch Is it possible to select only one anchor point on a line, so that i can adjust the end shape of one end different from the other end?

Using Sketch app. In Sketch is it possible to select only one anchor point on the end of the line, so that i can adjust the end shape (rounded or square) of one end to make it different to the other ...
Hannah's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
1 answer
235 views

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 ...
DSteman's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
85 views

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.
Amit Tiwari's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
19 views

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 ...
David's user avatar
  • 165
0 votes
1 answer
44 views

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 ...
Mohammad Kashif's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
307 views

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&...
David Ljung Madison Stellar's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
144 views

Why are my, ungrouped & top of artboard layer, objects invisible when moved into a sketch artboard?

Visible outside of artboard: layers outside of artboard Invisible inside of artboard: top of layer stack
jbk's user avatar
  • 103
0 votes
1 answer
243 views

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 ...
Vladimir Ignatev's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
119 views

FIGMA and Sketch is increasing the filesize of images

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 ...
Niklas Raab's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
789 views

How To Scale Stroke Width For SVG In Sketch?

I created this image in Sketch using two rectangles and a circle: This is what is looks like with a width of 135px and height of 102px: When I scale it I would like it to look EXACTLY the same, just ...
Jim's user avatar
  • 131
0 votes
0 answers
159 views

Connect 2 shapes with line in Sketch

Is it really not possible to connect 2 shapes with a line and keep those 2 shapes freely movable without loosing the connection to the line??? In my opinion a feature found in almost all drawing ...
Mike Mitterer's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
24 views

Does sketch have the feature of Fireworks - drawing vector items + pixel editing?

Drawing vecotr+bitmap items in Fireworks is super convenient. However, Adobe had failed to make Fireworks live on and MacOS 64x has sentenced Fireworks to death. It seems the best alternative is ...
AGamePlayer's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
107 views

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 &...
John107's user avatar
  • 101
-1 votes
2 answers
376 views

3d-like wavy lines?

How could I make something like this: in Illustrator/Sketch? I've seen similar questions here but this style looks different enough: it almost likes like 3D with "shades". Other examples: ...
Antonio Autiero's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
260 views

How can I do this kind of color effect in adobe illustrator?

I was trying to get this color effect done using adobe illustrator but could not do it. How can I do that?
Rahat Hassan's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
47 views

Adding degrees to a square shape

I'm trying to create an isometric cube, but I don't know how to add 30º to a square shape. Is it possible in Sketch App?
Bruno Wego's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
111 views

How do I access radius control in Sketch?

I am trying to increase the radius of a graphic in Sketch. However, the slider control for Radius is not appearing. What could be the problem?
Marc Bolh's user avatar
  • 165
0 votes
0 answers
151 views

How do I achieve a curved line that gets thicker at one end in Sketch

I'm using Sketch to create a logo and I need to draw a curved line with one end thicker than the other. I've tried using multiple lines but it looks awful. This is what I'm trying to achieve: Any ...
BearWithNoHair's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
79 views

How can I better convey the idea of "message sent"?

Currently, I am designing a mobile screen where the user can send a message to their friends. In order to show that their message has been sent, the upper right hand corner check-mark goes from black ...
AlanSTACK's user avatar
  • 155
0 votes
1 answer
434 views

Sketch: disable pixel-snapping when resizing elements

When I resize a vector to a very small size, it comes out looking distorded due to Sketch not allowing for sub-pixels (if that's how they word it...) — see below example: Notice that the above ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
2k views

How to import vector drop shadow from Sketch to Android Studio

If I add a drop shadow to an asset in Sketch, then export that asset as an svg, then open that asset in Gimp, I see the shadow, so the shadow must be exporting to the svg. However, if I import into ...
the_prole's user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
1 answer
316 views

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, ...
CostUnknown's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
272 views

How to read missing typeface name in Sketch?

How can i read a full name of the missing font: UPDATE FOR Kevin Sina Here's the window you were talking about:
Alexander Kim's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
77 views

Is there a way to convert Rectangle into Outlines in Sketch?

The problem with rectangles appears when you scale them up or down — they doesn't scale rounded corners. I'd like to keep rounded corners proportion to the rectangle size, that's why I thought that ...
Vladimir Ignatev's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
278 views

Sketch, how to find and replace "text style"

I have a library file in Sketch and I need to replace a specific text-style with another one, in all the instances it is been used across the file. Is there a way to find and replace the text-style?
Adriano's user avatar
  • 115
0 votes
1 answer
332 views

Sketch - How to "update" multiple text styles at once?

I am managing a design system and I have multiple text styles that I would like to change at once (let's say I need to change their color and make them all red), how can I "update" all of them in one ...
Adriano's user avatar
  • 115
1 vote
1 answer
50 views

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 ...
user782245's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
452 views

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,...
Laura Scherf's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
78 views

How can I set the exact position (0-100% position like in photoshop) of color stops on gradients in Sketch?

In photoshop I can set the exact position using % of a color stop and it's opacity. I need to do this in Sketch to make it a viable tool for our UX. Is there a way to achieve this with the default ...
Dense Emptiness's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
275 views

Sketch - Apply transformation to shape?

How can I apply a transformation to a shape in Sketch, so that on export it actually changes the SVG coordinate values instead of just applying the transformation with a transform-property? I made an ...
Johan Dahl's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
832 views

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 ...
Saravanan S's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
1k views

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 ...
Jim's user avatar
  • 131
1 vote
1 answer
617 views

how to achieve this effect in the Sketch or affinity-designer?

I recently found this theme, and really loved this effect of a gradient inside a glass blur, is there a way and how to achieve this effect in the Sketch or affinity-designer[an icon in that theme ...
Thedandlion's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
75 views

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.
János's user avatar
  • 307
0 votes
2 answers
186 views

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?
Azamat Kodzoev's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
2k views

How to export asset at different densities for Android platform (mdpi hdpi xhdpi xxhdpi xxhdpi)

I am exporting image for Android as per title, and read somewhere that one can start at a base density, then just scale the asset and export as PNGs following this formula mdpi = ~160dpi = 1×, or 100%...
the_prole's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
146 views

How to demo app flow in Sketch

I've been using Sketch, and have been asked to demo an app using Sketch. Currently, I've been designing the app in Android Studio, running the app on an emulator, taking screen shots, and dropping the ...
the_prole's user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
1 answer
345 views

How to solve overlapping shadow issue?

In a UI with multiple cards arranged in a grid, the shadow of cards are falling on top of other cards. All these cards are supposed to be on the same level (elevation/depth). Is there any way to solve ...
Dreamist's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
800 views

Does sketch export to XML?

Does sketch export to XML? Is a plugin required? If yes, is designing layout by exporting XML worth-while? Thanks
the_prole's user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
2 answers
113 views

Retrace an outlined icon to get a thin icon

I have this euro currency icon from Material Design: Originally it was filled, I removed the fill but then noticed that of course it has outlines on each side. Now I want to have a euro symbol with ...
me.at.coding's user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
4k views

How can I create this abstract sphere in Illustrator (or Sketch)?

How can I reproduce this cool abstract spherical shape using Illustrator (or Sketch)???
dmraptis's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
1 answer
47 views

Why using Spaces in Names of Files and Directory in Sketch? [closed]

When I use other sketch files, I always see that the namings of files and directories have spaces in it. For me it does not make sense, because in coding file and directory names with spaces cause ...
she is lisa's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
521 views

How to set override to "no symbol" by default in Sketch?

Let's imagine I have a Master data cell symbol and several tables that already use instances of it. There are no dividers in the Master cell symbol so far, so I want to add them. I create a master ...
Peter's user avatar
  • 383
1 vote
1 answer
81 views

How to make the background of an image with shadows blend in

Background I manage an e-commerce app where we expect merchants to submit their own images, these images appear on our mobile app. In order to maintain proportions, I send the merchants this ...
abbood's user avatar
  • 217
0 votes
1 answer
244 views

Sketch: Fill space within lines with color

I already looked through the other questions but still could not find the answer I was looking for. In Sketch, I connect lines to form a triangle. How can I fill this shape with one color? I tried ...
Lorenz's user avatar
  • 1

1
2 3 4 5
13