Questions tagged [transform]

Questions about transformations. For example; rotation, translation, reflection, or resizing.

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Is there an option to apply “shear” as an effect on a layer?

I would like to implement the rules to make an isometric drawing on a layer instead of an object. The rules are the following: Scale the width times 0.866 Shear by +/- 30° around the vertical axis ...
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Adobe InDesign 2021- Make images scale proportionately automatically WITHOUT holding Shift

Anyone know how to change the preferences in InDesign so that you do not have to hold down shift when scaling a photo or shapes to make it so that it scales it proportionately? You no longer have to ...
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maintaining stroke proportions along length of a curved path in Illustrator

I’m attempting in Illustrator to generate a series of images with 6 elements and to maintain their proportions along straight and curved paths. I have a path that represents a segment of an ellipse, ...
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photoshop CC how to transform RGB and Alpha channels simultaneously

I'm trying to transform my whole image which contains an Alpha channel. When I select all with the Alpha channel visible, the transform does not apply to the Alpha channel. What can I do to transform ...
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Apply transformations in Indesign?

I've made some transforms to a vector shape in Indesign and would now like to 'finally apply them' so that this transformed shape becomes the standard base shape I can work from moving forward. I can ...
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Where is the straightening tool that allows ~4 guide lines?

After numerous queries involving various combinations of "straighten perspective guides transform photoshop adobe" I've come across many new ways to change the perspective of an image but I ...
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How to export from Inkscape w/o transforms

I have created SVG image and I would like to display it on the HTML page. I want to use only path elements with d attributes. To this end I need to export it somehow without transforms, namely, I want ...
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How to mirror the entire canvas in Illustrator?

I have a very simple drawing with a single object on the canvas. I have finished working on it and exported the result, and now I need the mirrored counterpart. I could easily mirror the exported PNG ...
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illustrator resetting reference point

Quick question on Illustrator. Is there a shortcut or a quick way to reset reference point to center of object, when using rotation, skew, or reflect tool?
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How to resize an image inside a frame? [closed]

How can I edit this image to make the image of the woman square-shaped and the polaroid frame around it resized to fit it? It's not necessary that the photo is rotated, but ok to be rotated. The edge ...
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VU meter design

I'm trying to create a VU meter in Illustrator. I've tried various methods but cannot achieve the result I like. (I tried blend tool method, and also warp Arch method as seen in my example attached.) ...
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Inkscape - Concentric closed paths?

In inkscape I can draw a circle. If I want a bigger circle centred around it like an outline I can just hold down the shift and ctrl keys and I'll get concentric circles. This works because obviously ...
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Illustrator, Copy & Scale to create repeating pattern

I'm trying to create a repeating pattern of objects that scale and rotate to create something similar to the peacock design within the circle in this Alphonse Mucha Illustration, Is there any way to ...
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How to link objects to each other in Adobe Illustrator?

I know there is no such feature in AI, but I'm about to find any way to doing so. In Photoshop, user can "Link" objects to each other by selecting multiple objects and select "Link" through layers ...
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Resizing objects with different width by specific value in Illustrator

I've searched similar questions but none matched my need. Let's say you have a lot of rectangles with different width (12mm, 35mm, 6.54mm etc) and you want to add 2mm to each object's width, 1mm both ...
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How to make this clean hex shape with complex shape inside it?

How to make this hexagonal shape with complex geometrical shape inside it? I try to make this with this shape I experiment with transform effect for 2 hours still have no idea how to make this. ...
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Need help with a transform

I want to create the following transform by transforming the BLACK layer of the attached gif. I know how to transform the white part (that's how I created the gif). Is this possible? In my production ...
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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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Rotating selected area causes pixellation - Photoshop CC 2020

I draw a lot on photoshop but often use the selection tool to select parts of my drawing and rotate/resize parts as I go along. Until a few days ago I used to use Photoshop CC 2014 and had no problems ...
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Is there an accurate way to convert unsaturated colour to fully saturated colour?

I am currently defining my 4-bit ANSI colour pallet so my terminal looks how I'd like. I tried a few online pallets, but found them to be rather washed out. And so I have been looking into making my ...
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“Transform Patterns” doesn't work

Following this explanation to scale a pattern down in Illustrator 2020 doesn't seem to work. To reproduce: Create a New Document, draw a Shape, apply a Fill color, select a Graphic style, right-click ...
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Why does deleting the transform property of a rotated object change the object's location?

Why does the location of an object change when I delete it's transform property? Steps to reproduce: Create a rectangle and select it. Click again to get to see the rotation handles and rotate it a ...
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How to remove Transforms from Adobe Illustrator SVG?

I am trying to import the svg icon I made in illustrator into Android Studio using their built in svg converter. Unfortunately it gives me the following error messages: ERROR @ line 1: Gradient has ...
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How to make a precise polar stretch in Illustrator

I want to take a pattern and stretch it within concentric circles with the centers being the same. I'm trying to make guidelines for a laser cut piece of cardboard to test out an idea. The pattern is ...
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Photoshop CC always using Legacy transform

Okey; this is going to sound weird i guess; but i was one of those people who actually liked the new way Photoshop uses transform; i like that i don't need to hold SHIFT to proportional transform. ...
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How to convert a cylindrical pattern into a plane?

I have a single photo of a cylindrical object from an unfortunate point of view with an image printed on its side. Are there any utils or plugins to unwrap the texture of the cylinder in the photo ...
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How to align rotated objects in Illustrator?

I've been looking everywhere but don't know if a solutions exists for my problem: In the image below, you can see two shapes. I want to rotate the shape on the left so it matches the shape on the ...
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scale by specific dimensions - illustrator transform effect

Is there a way to use transform effect to scale to a specific measurement instead of percentage? I have ran into this thread but it talks about the "transform each" tool and not the transform effect ...
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Illustrator: Rotate a group of paths randomly and individually about the groups center

Basically, how do I do a hybrid of Rotate which rotates every object in a selection a fixed [there is no random option here] amount about the selection's center, and Transform Each> Rotate[random] ...
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Transform is limited to border which I can't change

I have an object which is limited by black-yellow border Then I surround it with cage transform markers Then when I move those markers to do the transformation, the object is still limited by the ...
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SVG order of transforms

Does the order of transform functions matter in SVG transform? For instance if i want to scale a shape but preserving the original coordinates specified in it's translate, would it help to first ...
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How to warp an image for sloped rooftop graphic?

I have a friend/client who wishes to paint a single graphic mural on their garage/shed rooftop, but they want it to appear in "proper" perspective when viewed standing on neighbor's lawn. First, ...
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How to Illustrator Apply a value and keep focus in edit field [closed]

Shift + Enter Apply a value and keep focus in edit field
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Is it possible to place copies from illustrator transform above the original object?

So when I use the transform tool in Illustrator and create several copies they always go behind the original element. Is it possible to place them above it? Here's a screenshot of the transform tool ...
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Illustrator power shortcut

EDIT: Is there a direct shortcut to access the Width field on the Transform Panel in Illustrator? Original text: transform panel ( panel select box width ) shortcut key required. shift +f8 normal. (...
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Skew text in scribus

Is there a way to skew text in Scribus? I know there is Item > Transform > Transform > Skewing, but this only skews the text frame, not the actual text within it. Another idea is to ...
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How to Remove Stroke while Resizing Object to Appear the Same - Illustrator

I have an object in Illustrator that has both a Stroke and a Fill of the same colour. I would like to remove the Stroke and resize (or otherwise alter) the object so the Fill matches what the object ...
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Illustrator - Transform each scale by specific dimensions

is there any way how to use Transform Each->Scale with specific dimensions instead of percentage (e.g. 2 cm x 1.3 cm)? If I type a specific dimension it just resets the number to the default "100%". ...
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Photoshop: exact transform via 3 point selection

I need to exactly align maps of the same area. Because they come from different sources, they need to be scaled / slightly rotated / skewed to match the features. I can do it manually, but my work ...
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Rotate Tool keeps rotating the specified path as well in Adobe Illustrator

Trying to use the Rotate Tool to move a rectangle AROUND a circle. Instead both the rectangle and circle rotate. How do I stop this from moving? The circle should be fixed in its position. Before ...
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Transform/Distort Image points to new positions in Photoshop

How do I transform the 4 points A B C D to 1 2 3 4 respectively so that the individual planes AB, BC, CD and DA are mapped and stretched evenly across into 1-2, 2-3, 3-4 and 4-1?
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Adobe Photoshop — How do I set the arrow keys to always move objects by 1px, regardless of zoom?

I want to be able to reliably move objects in Photoshop with the arrow keys by 1px, regardless of zoom. When the document is not at scale, the arrow keys randomly move objects by either 2px or 3px (...
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Is there a way to get rid of the center dot when transforming?

I'm trying to figure out how to disable the center mark thingy when transforming objects in photoshop. I always end up dragging the dot instead of the object and it gets pretty annoying. Any ideas?
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AI positioning circles within an arc at equal distances and heights

I am trying to create a simple visual, but I can't find a good way to align smaller blue circles within a larger arc. You can tell I've just kind of eye-balled it. Here is what I'm working with: I ...
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How to straighten round-edge document or book page automatically?

I have hundreds of documents, which are rounded: the document was not straight when it was photographed, and the image is curved or rounded in various ways. I'm looking for an automatic or semi-...
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Cannot change multiple objects to the same absolute value in Illustrator 23.0.3

Example: I'm trying to edit the rightmost column of squares (below) so they all have the same x value. However when I try to edit their values as a group selection, it does not alter their values ...
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Keep pixels crisp when rotating object?

I noticed that when rotating an object in Photoshop the preview of the image has nice and crisp pixels, but when I rotate the image and finish the transformation it adds an annoying blur. Is it ...
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How to stretch the corners of this image so that it looks like a perfect rectangle?

I have an image that I took at an angle, so it isn't a perfect rectangle: How would I pull the bottom left and bottom right corners in so that they line up perfectly with the top two corners? Like ...
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In Photoshop, can you transform a folder in order to transform all layers in it?

I have a "template" Photoshop file where I need to import many pictures into it and transform (specifically need to skew them) a certain way. Is it possible to somehow transform a layer folder so that ...
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Photoshop: Stretch Image at a custom angle

How do I broaden the face without reorienting the picture and therefore losing image quality?