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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Import inline SVG inside Sketch

Is it possible to import an inline SVG directly into Sketch? I want to convert my inline SVG into a file without importing an external library or copy and paste the code inside an editor to save it as ...
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How to split a text box based on new lines on Sketch?

Are there any ways/plugins to split a text box into multiple layers based on new lines / line breaks on Sketch? Below is the result I want:
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Text in Sketch App: Character spacing to code

I'm using Sketch app 46.2 and am creating a UI mockup where I'm changing the character spacing of some text to 0.2 (the default is 0) but I don't know how to communicate this to developers. How do I ...
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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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Moving Sketch's iOS UI Design Library to Symbols Page

Sketch has iOS symbols embedded. It's difficult for me to find the symbols I'm looking for by just looking at the names in the dropdown menu as shown below. I can't seem to find how I can view all ...
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Sketch 49, unable to zoom/fit to width using Mirror? [closed]

Since updating to Sketch 49, I am unable to zoom in on my phone when displaying the artboards using Mirror. Does anybody else experience this problem too? Does anybody know if there is a solution? ...
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How to move two anchor points in different directions in sketchapp at once?

I want to skew the Rect from both left and right in the same time, all i know is to select one anchor point at a time and move it as the two anchors needed to be moved in different directions, how ...
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Convert all strokes to fills in Sketch

Is there a way to do this? This is my first time trying to make glyphicons and icomoon ignores strokes. I have quite a few, so was hoping there were some veteran designers that could point me in the ...
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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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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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Is there a plugin to save/load button states?

I have many override settings in my button symbol. I want to customize button with these settings and save the state to use after. I am pretty shore I saw this kind of plugin some time ago but I can't ...
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Automatic height form/table with Sketch

Is it possible to create a form or a table that is height automatic with Sketch? Like when we write text the text box expands down and expands the rest of the form or table. I'm trying to do that ...
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Printing a 18" x 24" poster from a design made in Sketch

I have a design in Sketch that is 2000 x 2664 in what I'm assuming are pixels. This design is composed of 20 500x500 bitmaps (PNGs) backed by a vector rectangle. I want to print a 18" x 24" board at ...
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Sketch 'Resize to Fit' is disabled but my content still gets resized

I have a symbol with text + an arrow and resize to fit is disabled however when I resize it the arrow still gets messed up, am I missing something / doing something wrong?? Symbols Page The Symbol ...
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Sketch Questions regarding symbols [closed]

I've a few questions regarding Sketch - Sketch keeps expanding my symbol folders, it seems random and makes it more challenging to find what I want. Is there an option for how Sketch organizes ...
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Change background for all artboards in Sketch

I have Sketch file with 30 pages and 10 artboards on every page (App Store screenshots for 30 languages) Is there any way to select all 30*10 = 300 artboards and change background color? I'm tired of ...
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Distinguishing images made using different software from metadata

I am interested if it is possible to distinguish the software used to make an image from its metadata. For example, using imagemagick, a command-line tool, I can see that one specific image was made ...
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Exporting Adobe files to work in alternative platforms?

My Creative Cloud is going to run out soon and I'm looking into cheaper alternatives, such as Sketch, however I'm concerned about the files for current projects that I'm working on. Can they be ...
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Border end caps not rounding on some shapes in Sketch App?

I have been having trouble with border end caps not wanting to round up properly. I can't seem to find much about this issue, so I wonder if I'm just doing something wrong. I start out with a normal ...
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Good approach to rotated exports in Sketch App

I created some artboards with mobile screens. The screens are all symbols, with more nested symbols and elements. I want to make a nice preview of my designs and I'd like to rotate my screens to give ...
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Sketch Symbols - replacement sizes

In Sketch, how different do the artboard sizes need to be so they DO NOT show up as replacement options? For example, I have some symbols that are 200px x 48px and when I want to replace them, I also ...

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