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

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Saving a SVG polygon with matrix-applied vertices from Inkscape?

I loaded up a simple triangle in Inkscape which looked like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <svg width="100" height="100" version="1....
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Software to flip vector graphic without the use of CSS or SVG code

Say I have a simple SVG file, as an example, this: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="400" height="400" viewBox="0 0 100 100" fill="none&...
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In Illustrator, when I reflect a shape the original shape can't be seen but it is still there

Example: This is the original image: I then use Effects > Distort & Transform > Transform and set it to reflect. and this is what I see. If I put my cursor over it, it shows that it is ...
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How to make a part of a shape to have a specific width, while preserving the overall ratio?

As shown in the image, I have a blue phone icon, and I wish to have the width of the handset (red line) to match the width of the white rectangle (yellow line). How can I do this, while preserving the ...
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using transform each to rotate multiple items, and they keep moving for some reason when I don't need them to

I am using Command + Shift + Alt + D to get Transform each on some items I want rotated by 180 degrees. When the dialog is open, the items move away for some reason, though they have not been moved ...
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Generate a dotted version of an image

I need to create an image in a format that can be burned on wood with a heat-pen. I was wondering if anyone is familiar with some functionality (free preferably online or in a own software) which can ...
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How to transform in Gimp an arbitrary selected part of an image to rectangle shape?

I would change the shape of this lasso selected arbitrary shape to rectangle. My garden is 24 x 42 m rectangle.
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Can layers be symlinked in gimp? Like if they were the same layer

Can layers be symlinked in gimp? Like if they were the same layer. For example, I have one tree, and I want to create a forest. I want to draw a single tree, dup that layer into 20 layers. Then i will ...
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Shear Text Transformation in Inkscape

Looking for a way to write text along an angle in Inkscape while keeping the vertical alignment straight. Illustrator has a "shear" transformation available this, but is anyone aware of an ...
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How can I COMPLETELY disable snapping of vector shapes to the pixel grid in Photoshop CC2023?

I'm trying to understand if this is the correct behavior or if my preferences have been somehow corrupted. I've disabled "Snap Vector Tools and Transforms to Pixel Grid" in the Preferences &...
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Transform a smart object in photoshop dragged from illustrator - Illustrator CC

Is there a work around to distorting a smart object using the transform tool that has been dragged directly from illustrator? I often need to show a graphic made in illustrator on a photograph of ...
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Photoshop path won't mirror exactly

I am new to doing vector art with Photoshop and am encountering a weird problem. I've been using paths to define my shapes, and using free transform to mirror them and drag them over to look reflected ...
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How do you rotate the position of multiple objects without rotating the objects themselves in Inkscape?

I have a set of objects that are placed a certain way and now I want to rotate the whole arrangement. However, if I use the transform-handles it changes the orientation of the objects as well: How ...
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How can I resize or transform the selected part of an image in paint shop pro?

I have some experience with adobe photishop. I know how to select a part of an image (or layer) and to resize/transform it (ctrl-T). Because I do not have Adobe photoshop at home, but paint shop pro ...
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Expand Appearance in Adobe Illustrator

I made a polygon shape in illustrator through stroke options and made it into a dotted line shape. I've applied some transform controls and want to expand the whole shape into individual dots. But ...
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Resize a Layer Without Transform Controls

I would like to resize my layer without having to click the Transform Controls (the resize handles on the corners) When using the move tool, once you do click the transform control, you can resize and ...
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Stretch font vertically/horizontally whilst conforming to curve in Photoshop CS6

So I'm trying to make my text shorter (less height), but transforming it won't do since it would warp the curvature of the text as well. Example:
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Does perspective distort tool work on a raster image? Illustrator CS6

I noticed that the perspective distort transform tool doesn't work on a raster image in illustrator, only vector? I know there is the perspective grid you can use, but its a bit of a hassle when it's ...
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Remove transforms on <use> elements in Inkscape 1.2

is there a way to "tell" Inkscape to apply x/y coordinates on elements (clones of a symbol) instead of transform() when positioning? The known trick with ungrouping/regrouping cannot be ...
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Illustrator: Rotate transformed group of objects

I want to rotate an object with a live transform/array effect applied to it. The object is grouped to a path, which I need as a guide for the rotation. When I rotate this, instead of rotating the ...
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How can I copy a transformation from one shape/layer to another, in PhotoPea?

Say I've made two shapes as a new layer in PhotoPea. I warp or use a perspective transform (or multiple!) on one shape. Is there a way to replay or copy that change onto a different shape/layer?
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How would I create lines that rotate with increasing distance in Illustrator?

I've created a version manually, but it has small errors and I want to create an automated one (attached my manual one here): I thought it would have something to do with the Rotate option within the ...
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How to mirror/flip the whole artboards in illustrator document at once?

I have 60 artboards in illustrator with different objects on them, some of the objects aren't centred. I am trying to reflect each individual object along the X-axis of its respective artboard. I have ...
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Transform effect issue, the effect is showing behind

I was trying to learn how to do this in Illustrator. But instead I'm getting this. I don't know how to make the transformation effect in front so it stays visible when I color the square. Pretty sure ...
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What is the precise transform for a circle onto an isometric grid?

What are the precise parameters of the ellipse that results when a circle of diameter 1 is projected from an orthonormal grid onto an isometric grid? Working on isometric transformation of my TTRPG ...
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How to flip horizontally all elements of a psd file?

I have designed a psd file which includes many elements in English, now I want to reproduce it in Persian language which is a right-to-left one so I need to flip whole the document horizontally. ...
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Vanishing point in perspective projection

I synchronised with @David k's first and second answer regarding perspective and parallel projection. From the first question I understand that image on the screen is typically described in horizontal ...
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Shortcut for duplicating and decreasing stroke width incrementally illustrator CS6

I use transform again to duplicate paths/shapes at an equal distance. I was wondering if there was a way do make a stroke on a path incrementally smaller? So I could just hit command d or any other ...
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Special case of perspective projection [closed]

I am reading perspective projection from computer Graphics Hearn Baker book. But two concepts are not understanding. Special cases 3 and 4 not understanding. Case:3 when zvp=0 then projection ...
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Why shearing multiplying by y? [closed]

We know that shear is transformation that distorts the shape of the object. Shear relative to X-axis that is y=0 line can be written as: x′=x+shx.y, y′=y.My question is why shx is multiplying by y,why ...
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How to change the width of multiple objects individually?

I have this graph: It was copied from excel, but as you can see, not all the bars have the same width. How do I apply the same width to all bars? Doing it manually is not an option as I have 24 more ...
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making perspective of shape match angle in photograph. Illustrator CS6

I am trying to replicate this angle to create mock-ups of a self-branding project. I've tried skewing and free transforming the perspective but I have multiple designs like the image and I want to ...
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Distorting perspective using free transform tool illustrator CS6

I am trying to distort in perspective warped type using the free transform tool in illustrator as CS6 doesn't have a pop-out menu for the freeform transform tool. I am finding it difficult to find ...
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How transform a square image into a triangle (by scaling the height with a factor linearly decreasing from left to right)?

Suppose I have a square image in GIMP. I want the height to be scaled non-uniformly in a specific way. The left-most column of pixels should not be affected at all. The right-most column of pixels ...
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Duplicate shape and scale from centre illustration CS6

I am using illustrator CS6 and was wondering if there is a way to duplicate a shape while scaling a shape down to the centre? For example I am making a donut so I want to create a smaller circle in ...
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Photoshop: align transform box with an selection area

In Photoshop, if I have an existing rectangular selection area that is at an angle, can I align the transform box to its sides? I tried "Transform selection" but it transforms the selection ...
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How can a selection be upscaled in GIMP (without upscaling a layer or canvas)?

When using GIMP's scale option on a selected image, the entire layer is scaled. Canvas scaling also scales the layer (along with all layers). There are also Transform tools that can scale, ...
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Photoshop Action to make mirrored tiling images

Let's say I have many 1:1 ratio (square) images of varying pixel dimensions and I want to make them double the resolution and flip them on both X and Y axes so that they create a mirrored tile. For ...
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How can I make this effect with lines in Illustrator?

I tried scale and shear, but dont know how to smake this effect
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Radial scaling towards an inner circle [duplicate]

In an image, I want to shrink the light green ring (outside of the black inner circle) inward, radially, towards the edge of the inner circle (dark green). After the transform, the light green ring ...
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Illustrator - Converting Transform Effect reflections into actual paths

I've created symmetrical drawings using the "Transform" effect under Effects > Distort & Transform > Transform. After I'm done with them, I'd like to change the whole thing into ...
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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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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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