Questions tagged [vector]

Questions about vector graphics (image files created using geometric elements such as points, lines, Bézier curves and shapes, that can scale infinitely without loss of image quality)

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Create pdf or eps (mostly vector) graphic with wacom tablet

I would like to add some graphics to a Latex presentation using a wacom graphics tablet. I would like to use vector graphics, so the pdf output will stay small and look good in every resolution (if I ...
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How to implement a smooth Zig Zag without bleeding?

so I am trying to recreate this wave effect that I found online. Just like the original image: I want about four smooth ridges from the center, as well as have the circle (focal point) in which they ...
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How do I change the width of a line with the none shape applied?

I've only created one other image before, and that one seemed to go pretty smoothly. Since I started this second project, however, I've found that I can't scale the default line thickness if I'm ...
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Select a random subset of objects

In Inkscape I have a large number of objects. I would like to select a random subset of these objects and change their width en masse. Is it possible to do this in Inkscape?
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How to edit Excel charts in Illustrator?

I've created some charts in Excel and would like to touch them up in Illustrator as vector files. But whenever I copy/paste, or export/import as PDF, or export as PDF then convert to SVG then import, ...
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Re-vectorize a rasterized vector image?

Many questions have been asked about the general practice of converting rasterized images into a vector format, but this is not quite the same question I am asking. Specifically, I'm interested in ...
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How to insert new nodes to lines automatically at intersections

This video shows a way to make what I want: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TctsEGXENhw It starts from a big outline of capital letter T and a bunch of parallel lines: The T is used only as a ...
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Converting signature to SVG

I've been trying to create my signature using svg coordinates but have been unsuccessful. I also tried various online tools, but they did not seem to work. Basically, this CodePen seemed really ...
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Illustrator: cut and paste preserving groups

I probably know already the answer but maybe I am wrong. I want to copy and paste or cut and paste part of drawing while preserving groups. I have 2 vector drawings in one file which objects share ...
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Remove border when tracing image - Illustrator

I am trying to create a vector image in Illustrator to be used with a laser cutter. The process i use is open the image - select it - Image Trace with default settings - Expand - Ungroup. I then go ...
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How to fill a complex shape with a white background using Inkscape?

I'm trying to add a white background to an SVG image found on the Internet. I modified it to only keep one of the shape. It is still a rather complex shape and I didn't manage to achieve what I wanted....
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Turn off Anti-Aliasing in Illustrator in SVG file with embedded image

I placed in Illustrator file a raster image (image with sharp edges as a layer from PSD) and save it as SVG. When I open it in Chrome or Firefox the image looks compressed with anti-aliased edges. In ...
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Can we make a text outline again into a text in Adobe Illustrator?

I am very new to Adobe Illustrator, I created a text outline by doing 1. Select the text 2. Goto Type -> Create Outlines (CTRL + SHIFT + O) But what if I want to make those outlines again as a ...
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What do you call this accent circle's graphic style?

I'm looking at the accent circles behind the gentleman's portrait. It seems like this has been a common graphic style for a while. Primarily used in loader animations, but I've also seen flat graphics ...
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How do you eliminate white background from a vector eps image

My vector eps that I purchased has a white background that I don't want when I bring it into InDesign. I do not want to change it to a jpeg because I want to be able to enlarge the image quite a bit ...
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Inkscape perspective tool automatically rotates the final path

I'm using Inkcape 1.1 in Linux. When I use perspective tool from Extentions → Modify Path → Prespective, the final result is rotated automatically. Suppose, these are my two paths: … and after using ...
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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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How do I place shapes around the edge of an ellipse in Illustrator

I have a fun shape: And I would like to place it around an ellipse like the image below, without having to place and rotate manually like I have done: I have tried a pattern brush, but it stretches ...
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How to convert a sketch into a vectorized image for a laser cutting?

I would like to scale the image to the final size. As well as getting the boundaries more clear and the lines an even thickness. This would have to be exported into a format that's transferable to CAD ...
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How to convert cut-out shapes to optimized stacked shapes with minimum points?

What I want I want to transform a raster image into a vector image with minimum number of vertices. (Specifically, into a sticker for a messaging app, which is a gzipped lottie file, but that's ...
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How to convert text from double path to single path as shown?

Mainly, I'm using Blender and I think it can't do something like this so I need an extra online tool or something like that. I googled but still can't find what I'm looking for. I would like to ...
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freepik and flaticon doesnt allow their image to be used as main element?

so in 2018 i created a mobile game using resource from Flaticon and Freepik. and recently i buy the premium subscription from flaticon. after reading the FAQ again, some of it make me confused so i ...
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Copying Selection to Multiple Layer in Different Position

I am trying to cut selection and paste into four different layers using javascript (layer 01, layer 02 etc.) Like the example picture below: I am trying to find a solution but because of my lack of ...
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Inkscape generated SVGs have pixilated / jagged lines on curves

I've been trying to make some icons in inkscape. However, some icons appear to have a "jagged" or "pixelated" effect at curves especially where two shapes overlap each other. Here'...
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Creating the outer glow in AI and creating the outer glow in Adobe Photoshop have the same end result?

Hi everyone I have a weak PC, so when I transforming my AI design which has outer glow, my PC just do the rendering forever, so I decide to make the outer glow in Photoshop. I export my design as PSD ...
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What is the easiest and most precise way to accomplish such a graphic in illustrator?

I was wondering how one would approach a graphic like this in Illustrator. And when I talk about this graphic I am actually talking about the connection between the circles.
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What is this style of art called?

I was wondering what this style of art is called? Reminds me of Mad magazine from the 1960s and 70's!
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Vector Art Beginner Questions [duplicate]

I recently left work to focus on my mental health. I’m doing this, I’ve found the only way I am able to quiet my mind and find relief is through art, which as become almost like meditation for me. I ...
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Connecting Dots

I want to connect a grid of dots using connectors. Right now, I am creating the connector separately from the dots. Is there a quicker way to recreate this effect in Illustrator? The Grid The effect ...
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Why are basic shapes in Inkscape not vector paths?

I am working with Inkscape and vector graphics. My dilemma is the following: I start by assuming that any vector object/image is essentially a vector path (straight or curved) with anchors (nodes) and ...
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How can I create this optical illusion where letters are made with diagonal lines slightly altered from those of the background?

How can I create this optical illusion in Illustrator or other programs? Original: My attempt:
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Merging (adding) two curve shapes together creates lines between them

How can I remove those two areas that have a line going through them? I've been spending an hour on this. The join curves tool is greyed out. The divide tool makes this into three objects. I want that ...
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Figma: increasing Frame size also increases size of icons on that frame?

I'm using Font Awesome vector icons in my designs. When I go to increase/transform the size of a frame the size of the icons also transform with it, but all other elements on the frame remain the same ...
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Arrow/ball tool to move objects on Freecad

Good day all, Using Freecad (on Ubuntu), I am searching for the tool to move graphically objects . The tool is made of three arrows and three balls of color green blue and red. I just cannot find any ...
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How can I sell animated vectors? [closed]

I am a motion designer and I usually get vector assets from sites like Freepik or Envato Elements... then animate them in order to use them in my motion graphics videos. I am asking whether it's ...
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Adobe Illustrator Svg Issue

I am trying to import an svg into illustrator solely to make a file conversion so that I can use the vector in after effects. Here is the preview of the svg: Here is what it appears as when I import ...
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Problem regarding PSD to AI/EPS conversion

I have a PSD file which I prepared to print a brochure. The whole thing is prepared in photoshop. Now the print guy wants the file in ai format. According to him, it will help to print small letters ...
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How can I make a copy of the mandala on the right to be the one on the left on inkspace? [closed]

I was drawing a mandala using inkspace and when I tried to drag the objet I found a copy of it dragged with me which is the one on the left and I really don't know how did I do this. I want to laser ...
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What art style is this?

There is an style I found at it looks incredible and beautiful, i want to utilize this art and make it in illustrator so I was wondering what type of art style is this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Creating an arc/arch or semi-circle without the diameter line

I'm fairly new to Illustrator, and trying to figure out how to create an arc that doesn't have the bottom line that you get from using the Minus Front shape mode. For example, if I start with a circle ...
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Artifacts (tiny closed paths) after trimming multiple objects in Illustrator

I have a vector image with multiple layers, but I want to cookie-cutter-style trim the whole image, so I'm only left with neighboring objects and no overlapping. Here's the initial image: And here I'...
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Export selection from Illustrator with same content as exported PNG files

I have an SVG loaded into Illustrator. I perform a selection on the illustration, go to File -> Export Selection, and export the selected content as a PNG and it looks exactly like my selection, ...
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Affinity designer adding two objects does not create the intended shape

I am starting with affinity designer and I want to join different objects to create one shape. The objects I am working are these: I thought that selecting all the objects and using the geometry ...
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How To Scale Stroke Width For SVG In Sketch?

I created this image in Sketch using two rectangles and a circle: This is what is looks like with a width of 135px and height of 102px: When I scale it I would like it to look EXACTLY the same, just ...
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Smoothing edges in Figma

How do I make the edges of the shape completely smooth (straight) as opposed to what I have now after having converted a .png image into the vector shape.
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How to make adjoining closed paths with no overlaps, gaps or slivers in Inkscape?

I have a series of closed paths that I want to exactly abut each other with zero gaps, overlaps, or slivers between them. Each path's shape outline should draw exactly on top of each other. In the ...
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Creating a 2D coiled spring along a circular path

Looking to create a perfect coiled spring similar to this image, but with less numbers of coils (below image having 8): How would I go about creating an image like this with 4, 6 or 10 coils, shaped ...
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Weird Illustrator file preview while selecting a project to open

Every time I open an Illustrator project file on my Macbook I use the space button as a quick preview to see the contents of my project before opening. For some reason, when I try to preview my files ...
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How to create these abstract lines? [duplicate]

I sometimes need abstract dynamic lines in some works. The image attached is a good example of what i'm trying to re-create. Any suggestion or good starting point / tutorial on how to create these ...
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How do I get such a stereogram?

The picture above is from this paper. https://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:1291291/FULLTEXT01.pdf I think this picture is better than what I have painted before, because it feels more specific. ...

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