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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Inkscape: fill non-delimited area with colour

I'm very new to Inkscape and I'm trying to edit the SVG schematic of a brain which I've attached below. The outlines consist of separate brushstrokes. I would like to fill some of the gyri with red, ...
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Shapes with specific area in km or miles

Is there a website or script for illustrator where I can decide the area (not width or height) in square meters, square kilometers or square miles?
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Delete nodes on multiple lines with a difference or exclusion from shape

I'm struggling to find a solution to my problem. Attached is a simplified representation of what I'm trying to achieve. Basically I need to trim a large number of cloned lines, as to limit my file ...
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Illustrator is dulling the colours of old files

I wanted to open some old files in Illustrator but when I opened them I found it had changed the colours and dulled them all down. I haven't changed any settings myself, though I believe it's been ...
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How to remove all the Pink Numbers That Show Up When Using Move Tool On Type & Vector Graphics

Hello I was trying to change the size of shape layer and type but a bunch of numbers keep showing up that's really getting on nerves. Im not sure what to call all of these numbers. If anyone has any ...
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Adobe Illustrator, dpi, pixels and raster images

I now Ai is all about vectors. So, resolution is not much of an issue, most of the time. Therefore most answers I read about this always consider the vector part but not so much what to do when high ...
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Weird Illustrator 2019 Node and Shape

So, I have a weird illustrator problem, As shown in the picture above, the control line at blue arrow [B] is not lining up with the actual object despite the control line at the yellow arrow [A] is in ...
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Blobs in SVG only using filters

I want to generate "pseudo-random" organic looking blobs in SVG (without JavaScript). I was wondering if this could be done solely in SVG, using filters (like feTurbulence and ...
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Inkscape> Isolate seamless repeat from cloned tiles

I recently found out about the tiled clones tool in Inskcape, so I've been tinkering with it a bit. Is there any way to isolate the seamless repeat out of a pattern? I attached an example below. I ...
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Grayscale image to horizontal lines of varying density

I need to break down grayscale images into 4 shades of gray, but each shade should consist of horizontal black lines. So black would have a certain density of lines, shade 1 would have 25% less, shade ...
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How to remove SVG background when the background colour is a mask

This is hard to explain, but I'll do it as best as I can. I have this vector graphic: It has a white background that I am seeking to remove. However it seems there is actually no white background. ...
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Inkscape nodes gap between two filled paths, unable to join

I like to better understand why in the following image I cannot fill the gap by adding a new segment or joining two adjacent nodes on each side. Basically after joining the gap remains. The only time ...
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how to fill in gaps between polygons in Adobe Illustrator CS 6 and fill in the enclosed space

Hi everybody, I have a vectorised image of line drawings resulting in the lines being converted to polygons. I need to complete the lines-turned-polygons by filling in the gaps. When they finally are, ...
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InkScape: Convert all white colors to transparent

I have a set of svg icons. Each icon is composed of two colors black and white. I want to convert these svgs to a ttf font file. So I want the fonts to be monochrome. For that I first need to convert ...
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Automatic spline fitting software

Is there a (free) software for fitting splines to line graphics? For example, I would like to sketch something on my android tablet or scan sketch and then place some nodes at the shape, and afterward,...
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Inkscape custom pattern - scaling and adjusting issue (or bug)?

So I created this custom pattern #2548 like shown below, and applied the pattern to a plain circle. Instantly when applying the pattern to the circle, it is applied like five times bigger than it was ...
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How can I create this icon using pathfinder tool in Adobe Illustrator?

I am facing difficulties creating this icon (for learning purposes). I tried to create this with the pathfinder tool but I am not getting the desired result. How can I create this?
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Is it possible to have a color control object?

I have a project with thousands of objects and plan on having text too. Is it possible to have some objects that control the color of all similarly colored objects/text (So that if I change the color ...
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How to fix stepped diagonal lines happening in illustrator export [duplicate]

I am trying to save a logo file for a website from illustrator but when I view the image after export the diagonal lines are stepped and not sharp. It is a small file, 175px wide as this is what it ...
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Illustrator: Extra anchor points after divide 2 objects - unnecessary extra objects

Can anybody help me with the following problem, please? When I made a round object and put another round object on it they were perfectly fit together, but after I used Divide tool it gave extra ...
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Neon Light Exports with Black Strokes in Illustrator [duplicate]

So I was working on a project and I needed a neon light effect asap so I used this asset. (It was in .eps format.) When I collected it for export it did not look what it looked like in the picture. ...
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Convert a pen signature like a marker or fountain pen using the tools on line

Starting from this old question, How to convert a signature from JPG to vector strokes?, or other similar, without to have installed anything on my notebook, is there the possibility to trasform my ...
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How to create multiple arrows around a circle pointing to it in a random way in Inkscape?

I would like to achieve something like this image, Multiple arrows around a circle pointing to it in a random way, Of course I need something handy that make it faster instead of creating all these ...
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Problem converting SVG to PDF

I'm converting SVGs to PDFs (using a svg to pdf library) to use the PDFs in iOS development, but I'm seeing some strange behavior in iOS when I view the images — certain groups / layers seems to be ...
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Photoshop or Illustrator?

Can somebody tell me in which program this cartoon avatar was made? ? cartoon avatar from avatoon.net
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Easy way to merge complex vector

I have this complex vector illustration and the lines overlap without a solid fill. Instead, I wanted to "flatten" or merge the lines so it's just one vector. Instead of it being filled, I ...
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Turn Raster To Single Color

I'm trying to create a logo from an image that I want to be one color where the white space is transparent. How can I convert it so that there is only one true color (black) where the edges aren't ...
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3d-like wavy lines?

How could I make something like this: in Illustrator/Sketch? I've seen similar questions here but this style looks different enough: it almost likes like 3D with "shades". Other examples: ...
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How to Establish Transparency That Subtracts From Lower Layers - Illustrator

For reference, I am using the livepaint tool to make a design, and I want to subtract an area from that livepaint using another livepaint. This is all fine and dandy, I just merge the livepaints or ...
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Adobe Illustrator: white cracks appears on objects when zooming in and out

I'm having this problem in Illustrator when I zoom in and out, there appears to be a bunch of white cracks that changes shapes, but stays there when not zooming. Looks something like this:[ Been ...
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Inkscape - Delete a portion of a vector in a straight line?

I believe this is a pretty straightforward question, but I am not sure of the correct keywords to use to search it on google (I have tried). Basically, I have a outset of a shape that I am trying to ...
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How to replicate monitor pixel effect similar to this picture?

------------Problem---------------- Took a close up photo of a computer monitor and would like to replicate the effect in inkscape but am not sure how - my attempts are not working. -------------What ...
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Need help straightening edges for photoshop drawing

I got this design here and after I made the selection, the edges were all jagged, I tried masking it with contrast and adjusting curves but this is the best I could get it. Anyone know how I could ...
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Unifying complex objects creates unwanted nodes or tiny componded shapes in Illustrator

Please look at the image attached. We work on quite a mixed complex-shaped artworks for screen printing and we need to provide underbase/flash layer on which all color objects should be combined ...
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Adobe Illustrator: New Clipping Mask Error

I am an illustrator and I sometimes like to use paint splotch / grunge shaped vector images (ex. https://www.freepik.com/premium-vector/grunge-brushes-with-stains-splashes-drops-ink_5307110.htm#page=3&...
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Illustrator drop shadow masking

Just wondering if anyone knew of a solution to the below: Basically I have the middle shape with the appropriate drop shadow effect applied, but I only want the drop shadow to show on the shapes ...
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Inkscape: Trying to change the pattern fill but node tool only affects the path of the object being filled

Very new to Inkscape. I have a shape that I traced, roughly heart shaped like a locket. I want to fill it with pink and black stripes, but the patterns only offered black and transparent stripes, so I ...
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How to make circular segment deliberately in Adobe Illustrator?

If I draw curve using the pencil tool, some pairs of nodes appear to be constrained as if connected by a circular curve. Such pairs of nodes are then accompanied by "center marks". When I ...
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Inkscape - My top layer raster image is affected by surrounding colors while saving to pdf

I need help - I'm working on CV and my picture changes its color after saving to pdf. I don't understand why is such thing happening. Here is a screenshot from workplace link - everything looks good. ...
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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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What is the best method of cutting out different “sections” out of a human body vector

I am designing an app in which patients can click on a part of their body they have injured. The image above is an old, raster image that I won't be using, but hopefully gives an idea of what I want ...
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Illustrator AI file opens incorrectly on one computer, not on others

Our team has some legacy logo files that are all outlines and have worked fine for years. We keep them on a shared drive (we haven't had access to Cloud libraries due to security constraints). ...
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Affinity Designer: How to re-colour in Pixel Persona

I would like to know how to re-color a pixel layer (after using the brush tool) in Pixel Persona. Is this even possible? Example: I'm doing some shadowing on a pixel layer with the brush tool in ...
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How to add transparency and radial gradient to a vector?

In a way to meet the Shutterstock guidelines I need to convert my Illustraton ai vector files to EPS 10 format. This conversion can create rasterised elements in an EPS10 files. Shutterstock does not ...
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Figma: flattened vector exports as multiple paths

I flatten multiple vectors into one, so it appears in Figma as follows: However when I export it to SVG, this vector appears as multiple paths in SVG markup. Is the a way in Figma to make it a single ...
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How can I make a hollow effect as seen in the back side of a VW bus?

I'm working on this illustration project. It is a VW samba bus from the 50'slike the image below. The part I'm struggling the most with are the air ventilation grills seen in the backside of the bus. ...
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Seamless Tri-polygon

Is it even possible to make a seamless tri-polygon in photoshop? I've tried (please see the following) but it didn't turn out well. The color of the picture can simply be a base color, no gradient is ...
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How do I achieve a curved line that gets thicker at one end in Sketch

I'm using Sketch to create a logo and I need to draw a curved line with one end thicker than the other. I've tried using multiple lines but it looks awful. This is what I'm trying to achieve: Any ...
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Vector Brush Gets Pixelated in Photoshop

I'm trying to create a brush the makes little squares in p-shop. I tried several times to do the whole thing in p-shop but whenever I change the size of my brush after the fact, the edges of my square ...
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Illustrator: Grain effect goes outside the edge of the shape

I'm having some issues with the grain texture. I achieved the effect I wanted (gradient on a shape with grain texture) but the grain goes outside of the shape a bit. The problem is most noticeable in ...

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