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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: button with text and icon, how to remove icon and center text with overrides

I have a button with an icon and text. Together the icon and text are aligned to the center of the button. How can I use the override function so that if I remove the icon and decide to keep only the ...
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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 ...
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How to link multiple artboards from one button

Right now I can only link one artboard from a button. If I try to link other artboards the first one disappears. How do I link multiple artboards from one button?
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Software for optimising images for web… does it have to be Photoshop?

I'm in the middle of designing the portfolio section of my website. I'd much rather use Sketch and have each piece of work as a separate artboard. I could of course use Photoshop but I prefer to keep ...
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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 ...
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Images in Sketch (69.2) keep pixelating. To resolve, I need to cut and paste the image again and it sharpens up

Image on the left is showing blurred. I just cut and pasted it onto the artboard again in Sketch to get it to appear like it is on the right. Has been happening for the last few months. Running ...
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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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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: ...
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using Sketch + JPEGmini pro for website images

I'm preparing images for website development. I'm working with images on Sketch, so exporting them (actual photos) as JPG with JPG quality at 70%. I'm then using JPEGmini Pro to reduce image size, but ...
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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?
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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?
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Sketch: How do I locate and edit a Layer Style shown as an Override?

I am re-theming the Material UI kit for Sketch and I am having a difficult time replacing the colors of some of the components because they use Overrides and therefore the values are not immediately ...
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Import multiple images to multiple artboards in sketch?

Is there a way to import multiple images to multiple artboards, preferably in alphabetical order? In this example, I have 200 components that all have the same design, but each have a different image ...
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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?
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Sketch: multiple text styles in one textbox

In Sketch, is there a way I can have two styles of text applied to one text box? E.g. let's say I have a style of BODY in a text box, and then want a few words of it (not all of it) underlined. I'd ...
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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 ...
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Place already made svg animated icons from a site to my Sketch file

I wish to integrate svg animated weather icons from https://www.amcharts.com/free-animated-svg-weather-icons/ into my high fidelity wireframes in Sketch. How can this be accomplished?
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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 ...
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Sketch: turn off 'this document' sub-menu

Since updating Sketch (and my OS) I've noticed that, when I go to choose a text style, I have to go through a sub-menu called 'this document' Whereas it used to just show me the list of text styles as ...
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Styles Master plugin alternative - Sketch

Styles Master stopped working with Sketch 67. Does anyone know an alternative that gives the option to select and replace text in the style name? Thank you! (I really miss you, Styles Master... 😢 )
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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:
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 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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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 ...
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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/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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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%...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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How can I create this abstract sphere in Illustrator (or Sketch)?

How can I reproduce this cool abstract spherical shape using Illustrator (or Sketch)???
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Sketch: export image at a resolution that does not add pixels

We're designing a website for CrummyPhotosCorp, who sends us a 150-pixel-tall image to put in an area that's 200 pixels high. We bring this photo into our Sketch comp and size it to fit the space. It ...
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Background colours are off on sketch cloud's prototype

when trying to use the prototype option on sketch cloud my background, which is white, suddenly becomes black. This happens for all my screens. How can I fix this? (This black that you see in the ...
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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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Sketch: I have the vector mode by default, how can I change it back?

I am using Sketch, its been a few days the vector option is in default. For example: I create a shape, nothing happens when I hover on it I can only drag it double click vector mode, if I try to ...

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