Questions tagged [transform]

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

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Object gets jagged lines after doing free transformation, How to make it smooth?

When I rotate the object, it is having jagged lines. It was smooth before but I am suddenly facing this problem. The first image is the original one, 2nd one after rotating a bit.
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Bounding box and groups in Illustrator

In the past I have been able to group objects and use the bounding box to center my selections. I checked "hide bounding box" and it is not active. I've also checked "hide edges" I also can't rotate ...
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Photoshop linked object becomes blurry after shrink and transform apply

I'm trying to figure out why Photoshop is making my linked object blurry after I reduce the size of the object. The object looks fine after I import the link, and after I shrink the object. It only ...
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How to achieve this cartoon effect in GIMP?

Cartoon filter doesn't make it. Desired effect examples: [source] [source] Can you describe the process to achieve this cartoon effect entirely in GIMP?
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Gimp: change center of transform

I'm trying to scale a layer but would like to use a different center of transformation from the default which seems to be the top left corner (or another corner if the handles are used). Even if I ...
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How can I use free transform to rotate an picture while keeping resolution

I'm trying to rotate several images of artwork without losing resolution for some banner artwork. Every time I save the image after using free transform to rotate it's a bigger file size but the ...
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GIMP: do not move layer to top when transforming

Using GIMP 2.99, I'm trying to fit photographs into a photo frame with cutouts. I created the cutouts in a top layer, and am trying to visually scale the photos on the below layers so I can make a (...
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how to set PhotoShop CS5 to Free Transform images by default

I recently had to perform a format/reload on my box due to a HDD failure and after reinstalling CS5 I am noticing different behavior than before. In the past when I pasted an image into Photoshop (or ...
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How to make positioning of lines around circle or curve

Is it possible to make even distance positioning of lines of different length around circle or curve? I mean lines have different sizes like on pic.2, but I need they have equal distance around ...
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Script for random movement (scatter)

I have found (and use) scripts for random opacity, random resize, random rotation etc. but I can't seem to find one which will do a "random displacement/move" With the other above mentioned scripts, ...
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How to only scale a certain part of a logo in Inkscape?

I have stumbled upon a problem regarding the creation of a logo for a Piaggio vehicle (the truck below). Because of the grooves I want to scale a certain part of the logo and make it look good when ...
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Get an image to lie flat on an axonometric grid in inkscape

I am new to graphic design and I am working on some figures for a paper. I want to use the isometric perspective and I have been drawing on the default axonometric grid with snapping. I want to put a ...
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Reset text rotation in Photoshop

I've rotated multiple texts with the transform tool in Photoshop by an arbitrary angle. Now, I need to reset that rotation, and have the text straight. I am not able to do it by hand, its always ...
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Why are the image 'Transform' size values different in Photoshop?

I have a background layer and am inserting a 512x512 image. I want to set the inserted image to 512 x 512. I use ctrl + t and make it 512x512 and apply the free transform. If I push ctrl + t again ...
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Inkscape: Transform geometry of cloned path, but not the style

I want to design an illustration with a curved path and a skewed version of it. The original path org is somewhat "in flux" and a moving target; I have to adjust the shape of org so that important ...
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View / save pattern transformation (Illustrator)

I have a pattern in Illustrator. I have transformed the pattern (scale, rotate, etc.) within an object. The pattern is only transformed within that object. The parent pattern remains the same. I ...
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Remove transformations when exporting as SVG with Illustrator

Is there a way to remove path/group transformations when exporting as SVG with Illustrator? My problem is similar to this one but the given solution is only for Inkscape.
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InDesign: change dimensions of mulitple objects

Is there a way to alter the size of multiple objects at once? For example those rounded rectangles in the screenshot have a height of 10 mm, but I want to reduce all of them to 8 mm. From what I know ...
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Photoshop: Transform or Scale layer via keyboard shortcut?

I am looking for a way to scale/transform a Photoshop layer using the keyboard only. Similar to the way this is handled in InDesign would be ideal, with a dedicated keyboard shortcut I can assign (...
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Make font size bigger than max limit of 1296 pt in Adobe Illustrator (2015)?

For some reason and for many years there's a limit for font size in Illustrator. It is 1296 points max, so you can't go bigger without converting type to outlines first. Converting to outlines means ...
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How to get rid of the space between 2 square shapes after transform them 45°

Please note that "Snap Vector Tools and Transforms to Pixel Grid" already enabled and I did so much search before I post this. I use Photoshop CC 2014. First I created a square 400X400 and I ...
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Convert skewed rectangle back to original in GIMP

Consider this image: I know the aspect ratio. I would like to turn this skewed rectangle to rectangle with correct aspect ratio, as big as possible. I can use perspective transformation in GIMP, but ...
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Make a selection wider

I have an object that is a rectangle which has a 20px wide border. I want to resize the rectangle, but to maintain its border width. If I select it and use Transform I will have a smaller border width ...
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How to access the rotate by angle functionality of Illustrator's Rotate Tool

I read that when I select the Rotate Tool (R) in Illustrator CS6 then Alt + Click on a point to select the rotational reference, a dialog should popup prompting for an angle. When I did that nothing ...
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Illustrator: Resizing multiple objects proportionally by specific values

Is there a way (script) to resize multiple objects proportionally in Illustrator by a specific width or height? Illustrator only does it by percentage.
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How do i edit the starting orientation of free transform handles in Photoshop?

I'm a Photoshop newbie, and I was wondering how or IF I could adjust the starting orientation of the free transform-"box" (Ctrl+t) in Photoshop? I'm not good with words, so I'll try my best to ...
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Perspective with google map or bing image

I have a common google map image and I would like to transform to a one-point perspective changing its shape to a trapezoid filled with the original map. The new map would have streets and building ...
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Transform/convert shape into line

I want to create a clipping mask (Object > Clipping Mask) with a rounded rectangle shape above an image. But when I do it, rounded edges get angled (straight, without rounds). How to transform that ...
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How can I extract a layer's transformation matrix in Photoshop?

I have a smart object in Photoshop CC which has been carefully distorted using Photoshop's 'Transform → Distort' function. Photoshop presumably manages a transformation matrix for this layer, and I'm ...
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Pixels shifting after applying Transform in Photoshop

Before Transform: During Transform: After Transform: As the images above show, when trying to use the Transform tool to rotate a layer the pixels in the end-result are in different positions from ...
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Illustrator : how do I see the sequence of transformations that are applied to an object?

In Illustrator, I have this object (text in my case) on which some shearing, rotation, probably scaling has been applied. I'd like to look at these transformations and modify or reset one or more of ...
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Perspective transform on a raster image in Illustrator

All I want is the Illustrator equivalent of what right-click -> Perspective does in Photoshop. Normally I would just use the Free Transform Tool, but it doesn't appear to let me do it with an imported ...
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How to edit multiple layers using the marquee tool?

I have 3 layers that I edited with blending options (one with R checked off, one with G checked off, one with B checked off, as I'm trying to create a glitch effect). However, I can't merge these ...
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Photoshop Rounding Transform Dimensions

What I really like about Illustrator is the ability to mathematically resize objects. In Photoshop you can input the desired dimensions of an object which is good enough more often than not. I was ...
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Rotate object parallell to line

Suppose I have an object A containing a line segment l. Now I have another line segment q in my drawing. How can I rotate the whole object A such that the line segment l becomes parallell to q? I've ...
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There is no bounding box around line in Illustrator CC 2017

I've recently started to use Illustrator CC 2017 (so far I used CS5). I noticed that line object doesn't have a classic "4 node" bounding box as earlier, just "two nodes". It allows rotation, but not ...
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Turning type in a rectangle to a circle in Illustrator

How is the below example achieved? I'm assuming that the type would have been laid out normally within a rectangle and its interior lines, which would help the designer get the positioning and its ...
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How to resize multiple icons (centered in multiple artboards) in Illustrator?

I have multiple versions of a logo (different colours, keylines etc) laid out in a file on multiple artboards. This so I can save off in batches multiple .PNGs from the one file. My problem is I now ...
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How do I make objects created with transform effect into an actual object?

Say, you apply transform as an effect and make a bunch of rotated copies of an object. Now those copies are an effect and if you center the object it will only center the original object and not the ...
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How to polar stretch/scale a set of object in Illustrator

Suppose I drawn a set of objects that will fill an angular wedge of approximately 58° of a circumscribed circle. Now I want to stretch these object so that they fill a wedge of exactly 60°; more ...
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Warp raster using an arbitrary polygon

In Photoshop, is there a way to warp an irregular image selected area, but with controllable number of sides (let's say 8), by these boundary lines instead of a general rectangle around the selection (...
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Illustrator CS5: Evenly spaced stars along a curved path?

I am attempting to create a logo with stars along the outside of a circle in Adobe Illustrator CS5. Everything I have tried has distorted the stars. I have created an art brush and used that along ...
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InDesign: reset assets to their original dimensions

I want to resize placed vector graphics to their original dimensions they had upon importing. In Photoshop I was used to the transformation tool showing percentage relative to the original size, so ...
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Exported svg from illustrator lacking transform attribute

I'm trying to save svg clipart for my site. For some reason they are missing the transform attribute which I need. I export with "presentation attributes" (though I've tried style attributes as well). ...
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Illustrator: how to draw “snowflake” in live mirror mode?

I want to draw such "snowflake" pic using 1/8 part of it. Is there way to use Illustrator to draw such a snowflake in live mirror mode? I thought that I can use clipping mask and Transform Effects ...
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How does object snapping work in Inkscape?

I am trying to understand how the snapping of object translations works in Inkscape. In my experience, objects do not snap to targets in object manipulation mode F1, and neither do their rotation ...
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Inkscape - Mapping the transform scale onto the path of SVG

I have this big vector (SVG) graphic which is not to scale. I want to scale it to size. However, doing so in Inkscape applies transform-scale on the paths parent group. What I want is for the path ...
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Can I transform an image's location in a Photoshop action so that it's relative to the canvas and NOT the image?

I'm trying to create an action that will move a layer around the canvas. The problem is that my image won't always be the same size and neither will my canvas. If I record a transform and move my ...
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Illustrator CC, matching two layers (with Transform applied) that are from different files

We have one Adobe Illustrator file layer and we want it to match up to a previous file layer. Problem is the previous graphic artist did a rotate, which we know, but then some kind of transformation, ...
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Outlined text get distorted when resized

i'm trying to have a font letter (in this case "r") half green and half gray.So I Created the outlines from the letter and achieved this : When I go resizing (making it smaller) it the letter get ...