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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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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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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