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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Any sites to get patterns like this? [closed]

Dose somebody has any collection or know any site where can i get this kind of pattern to put in my card's corner [![enter image description here]
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Figma flatten doesn't show my vector shape

So I tried to combine several vectors of an illustration component and when I flatten them, it doesn't really work. I tried to union them first and then flatten and still doesn't work. Is there maybe ...
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scaling a circle to tangent two other circles (Adobe Illustrator)

im trying to scale the red circle such that it tangents the two yellow circles exactly while also tangenting the blue circle at the bottom of the red circle. i need a method that will guarantee that ...
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How to convert a path blurred object into a vector?

I have created a logo in Ps that uses the path blur effect. I would like to convert it into a vector in Ai as I would like to have a higher resolution print on a sublimated shirt. But once I image ...
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Illustrator Width tool: edit multiple points simultaneously

Is it possible, using the Width tool (Shift+W), to change the width of a path at two (or more) points simultaneously? I am trying to adjust the width of a closed path symmetrically, by working on two ...
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3-D looking graphic - What software can be used to create such?

Is there a term for such an image, and what software is used to create a graphic like the following image, for example? It looks like some kind of vector image built from basic shapes.
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Is there a workaround to modify the file and be able to print (in CMYK) the effects using the ‘difference’ blending mode in Illustrator?

I have offen encountered this issue when working in RGB using the Difference mode under the Oppacity panel, and would want to save the artwork (attached image) for printing. When converting the file ...
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How can I make multi-colored swooshes like this in Illustrator?

Example photo is attached. Been trying on my own with the pen tool all day and having no luck...
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Illustrator resizing vectors in SVG on Export

I have a grouping of vectors I am trying to export as an SVG. The problem is Illustrator keeps resizing the export. What starts as a width of ~18.5 inches in illustrator, is now ~13.6 inches when I ...
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What is this behavior in Adobe Illustrator?

I copy pasted one image icon from Adobe XD to create a vector of it in adobe illustrator. But my Ai is behaving differently, it is having the icon in the background everywhere. Seems like the hidden ...
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How do I convert a pencil sketch into a SVG with clean lines in Inkscape?

I want to make a 3D model of a non-round bike headset spacer. So I traced one onto a sheet of paper and took a photo with my phone. I think the next step should be turning it into a vector file. But ...
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Adobe Illustrator 1-point perspective grid distorts the object

I plan to create a city scene in one point perspective, but I don't understand how does this tool work. The purple building is supposed to be tall and narrow, not long and short. When I double click ...
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Inkscape: Document Settings Scale and Default Document Settings

Inkscape's default scale of "0.039370" is throwing off measurements when I use the Add-Ruler feature. Is there a way to make the default setting always set to "1.0" when I open any ...
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How do I (re)create something similar to these? What's the process to align all those circles to create shape without manual work?

I'm working on a project where something similar to this (maybe even animated) would fit perfectly, but I don't know how to create something similar (I want to create mountain shapes or buildings that ...
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Is there a way to do a contraction offset on a shape in Photoshop without rasterizing it?

So... say I start out with a simple Shape. (I mean this like a literal, vector Shape, with the capital S. With the grip points. It's important that I wind up with one in the end, too) Now, I want to ...
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Designing a roadmap

do you know any program to easily create a roadmap like that: https://github.com/MoienTajik/AspNetCore-Developer-Roadmap/blob/master/aspnetcore-developer-roadmap-printable.png
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Vector gets pixelated

I don't understand something. If I transfer a vector shape/design into some pixel based software like Photoshop or After Effects it gets pixelated. Why? The basic structure of any vector shape is not '...
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How to create a stack based icon using Affinity Designer?

I am new to logo design and I was wondering how I could create a stack based logo like Apple does for their frameworks. The logos look like this: Is this even possible using Affinity Designer or is ...
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How to measure the area of any shape (in any vector program)

Like the title. I need to know what the areas of the given shapes are so I can compare if they are roughly equal.
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How do I make an image look like vector art?

How do I make an image look like vector art, as in the IOS 14 default background images? I would like to make landscape images look like they are vector-styled. Artistic perfection isn't needed, my ...
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Deformed object size in Adobe Illustrator

I have a lot of icons, there are 100 artboard, and I always type the object size with exact number 95px × 95px. The problem is, every I leave the object and back again select the object, that object ...
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Make bevel for extruded curves

I want to make a stamp from vector image with such a profile: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 32 32"> <path d="M21.32 11.71h9.23v.82q-1.91.17-...
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How to export clipping mask in illustrator

I am trying to export an object as an SVG (or even as a path in Figma would be fine). The problem is that every time I try to export something that has a clipping mask in it as an SVG, it looks ...
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Why bottom layer is getting move when I am trying to align in Ai?

I am working on some practice Illustration files, one problem that I am facing is whenever I am trying to align my top layer with the bottom one, the bottom one is getting moved. instead of the top ...
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How can you create a stroke that covers half of the shape?

Im somewhat new to figma so forgive me if this is a basic question. What is the best way to create a partial outline? For example, I initially duplicated the rectangle and made it a bit bigger, but ...
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How to create this star shape in Adobe Xd?

How can we create star shapes like the one highlighted below, in a simple way? Currently, I am taking it this way: Creating a circle Adding a line around it (with some slight rotation)
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How to best begin good habits with Vectors Apps

TL;DR... I'd like to begin using vector apps without creating bad habits, and would like advice what to chose and what to avoid. I'm on a tight budget and would like a low cost alternative to ...
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How to merge vectors in Illustrator into 1 compound path only displayed with an outline/stroke?

I have an overlay I want to drape on top of another map of SC for a project. The screenshot below is supposed to be an overlay, and the vectors came from ArcGIS Pro. If you are unfamiliar with GIS ...
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How to get lines separating semi circle with equal intervals on Inkscape?

Inkscape Im trying to recreate this image. How can I get lines in the semi-circle between with equal intervals (shown in image). I have tried to use a collection of squares and then curve it (edit ...
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How to join two curved segments with straight lines in affinity designer?

How do I join two curves with straight lines in affinity designer? Here is a screenshot of the curves separated: This is what I end up with when I join nodes and close the path. I would like to ...
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When performing Path > Trace Bitmap in Inkscape, and doing multiple passes, is there a place where I can access to the list of passes?

My apologies if the terms are not the best, I just started using Inkscape yesterday. I am using this software to transform any image into SVGs with shades of grey. On the picture down below I did 9 ...
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Pathfinder doesn't work smoothly

I am applying pathfinder- minus front to cut out some shape. Then I notice the common border the shapes share are more bold/thick than rest lines/borders. At first I thought am doing something wrong, ...
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Why I can’t erase or cut gradient mesh in Adobe illustrator?

Why I can’t erase or cut gradient mesh in Adobe illustrator? regards, Saeed
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Best way to create these abstract shapes (in Ai / Ps)

Note that I'm not referring to the shiny / chrome look, just the actual shapes themselves. It's hard to even find the words to describe them — I'd say tangled-looking / tribal-esque shapes. I can't ...
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What's the best toolchain to convert SVG to a table of coordinates?

I'm 3D printing an object from a s schematic of its cross-section. Using inkscape I'm able to turn schematic into a vector graph consisting of 2 B-splines. But when it is imported into the CAM tool (...
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How do I make this vectors on Adobe Ilustrator?

This is my first posting a question on Graphic Design Stack Exchange. I have the following needs: I need to revectorize this logo But I'm trying to, and my result looks something like this: The ...
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Guides are working with shapes not not working with SVG files in xd

I am trying to maintain consistency by keeping all the icons in the same dimensions, but here I am facing a problem in XD. But here I don't know why it is not working in xd. I want to show the PINK ...
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Vector graphic and stroke thickness for logo design

I want to design a logo that consists of a single word. I already know that word and I also know how I'd like it to look. That is, I don't want to use a commonly available font, but instead draw it as ...
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How to achieve a natural looking 3D rotation for a 2D image

The following perspective effect was done with CSS: rotateY(-35deg) rotateX(15deg) translate3d(0, 0, 0) Link to see it live I have tried to achieve the same effect with the free transform of some ...
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Objects on top of colored objects change color - ILLUSTRATOR

I am working with vector graphics designing mugs, but whenever I place an object on top of the mug, the object is changing color. I am noticing it is also happening to all my objects. The top object ...
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How to achieve this Adobe Xd?

I want to do this in Adobe Xd, can someone please tell me is there any way or any plugin to achieve this in adobe xd. Note: The current image is from Figma. Although I know we can do this by using ...
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Why my stroke goes when I fill a color using eye-dropper tool in adobe illustrator

I am very new to adobe illustrator and I am trying to fill some colors on my drawn shapes. But the only problem I am facing is whenever I am trying to fill color to any object using the eyedropper (I) ...
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How to make a Unicode-standardized character (preferably UTF-8) from a vector (SVG) image?

I have a .svg file containing a vector image of WhatsApp logo. The file is available here in Wikimedia Commons and from what I can tell it's free to use. I want to paste it as text in my website as a ...
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how to convert b/w image (png, jpg) to vector form? (.EPS, .SVG)

how to convert b/w image (png, jpg) to vector form (.EPS, .SVG) without artifacts? The raster image is geometric vector patterns, I need convert it into vector form. I tried some online image to .svg ...
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how do i trace images in illlustrator and or photoshop?

I'm new to the graphic design stuff and am just starting to learn how to use Adobe Creative Cloud. I usually do traditional art but I wanted to make some of my art on paper into better digital art ...
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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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