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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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Two of BottomNavigation view icons not looking same as between two

In android I have few icons for bottom navigation view in xml form but the problem is the size of practice icon is small and discuss and add look great and Q & A is OK but not that good . Let me ...
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The description and interpretations of TrueType font points and curves

A question was asked recently on another forum that made me rethink my understanding of vector formats. TrueType fonts are in a vector format and - I had previously thought - that if a vector editor ...
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Compound Path - Making shapes white

I am a newbie with Illustrator and could really use some help. I am trying to convert some icons to SVG and part of this process is making a compound path. Quite often this works just fine but ...
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Why does this graphic look different on Mobile vs Desktop?

I have this graphic that has rays coming out of the circle in the upper left-hand corner, and a clipping mask is used to cut it off where I'd like the rays to end. The vector file and PDF look fine ...
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Can you fill a shape in .dxf format?

I hired a guy to do a layout for a printed circuit board design and I'm trying to get my graphic printed on the board's silkscreen. The designer tells me that he needs in in .dxf format. I found a ...
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Partially increase width of the curve

I'm reworking an old raster logo to the vector format. There is a part of the logo where the curve widens in one place and then comes back to normal width. How can I make this happen in Inkscape? I'...
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Is there an equivalent to Adobe Illustrator on iPad Pro?

I am using Adobe Illustrator Draw, but it is a very limited app. Is there a professional illustration tool on iPad Pro?
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Am I using Pathfinder incorrectly?

Here is what's going on: The graphic on the left does not have a fill, while the graphic on the right does have a fill. Here's what I am trying to do: My end result is that I would like the graphic ...
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File for a Logo

I purchased a logo from Fiverr. The images came in jpg and png. I was told these were not suitable. I questioned the man and he sent 5 formats in a zip file. I tried to open them but needed to pay a ...
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Illustrator: trying to isolate some layers in a stock vector image [closed]

I downloaded a stock vector image and I want to delete some of the layers but something strange is happening. Two of the main layers seem to be images as opposed to vector drawings and I can't seem to ...
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Correct and simple way to convert PNG to SVG? [duplicate]

What would be the best way to convert this type of image to SVG?
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Changing Keyboard Increment to 0.5px or less in Illustrator CC 2017?

Has anyone experienced issues changing their 'Keyboard Increments' to below 1px (in AI preferences)? I haven't been able to change this to anything below 1px, 1mm, etc. I would like to set it to .5mm. ...
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3d Lines effect in Illustrator/photoshop?

does anyone have an idea how these pieces were created? The designers seem to use illustrator in their other work, certainly no 3d software?
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What is an “.eps vector die line?”

I am getting a special cut sticker printed out (not sure if you can see from the photo. I am getting 25 of them printed. I sent the printer the sticker, with a cut line and a bleed line. The stickers ...
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Script to get x,y positions from a path in a vector image

In the old days, if someone had a scientific graph, then readers would only have access to the rastered image. So if you wanted to get the raw data from the plot, you could use something like ...
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How to shrink the selected are on illustrator

well this question is both simple and complicated to explain. I have a band logo with a C letter of a font and then i have effects on the side and if i select the entire logo it gives me a huge box ...
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Clip set and clip release in Inkscape

Could someone, please, explain me dumb proof what is a clip set and what is a clip release? I learned how to make an inner shadow in Inkscape using Clip->Set, but I am still confused what is ...
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Illustrator Exporting REALLY small 300 dpi PNGs

I keep trying to export 300dpi PNGs from Illustrator, on a 1500x1500 px artboard, and they keep turning out really small and pixelated, not big, beautiful, and vector-like as usual! Help!
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There are invisible blue boxes on my artworks that I can't delete them in Illustrator CC 2018!

EDIT: I figured out what happened. Somehow I got a jpg on my artboard and accidentally hide it. So they are not visible at all. They are duplicated every time I duplicated a artboard, so that's why my ...
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Envelope Distort a Group Objects in Illustator [closed]

I have a collection of objects inside a layer. Looks something like this: Now I need to make Envelope Distortions to the entire layer, so that it looks realistic on all object. But the problem is on ...
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How to colour a group of objects with transparent circles?

A colleague has asked me to change her sloppy pixel-based logo design into a vector. Now, I'm a long-time photoshop user who's just getting started with Illustrator. So naturally... I'm all confused :...
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“Free Vector” for commercial use ALTERED [duplicate]

If you find "Free Vectors" online and change the color scheme or tweak it a little and then used it for commercial use would that still be grounds for violation of copyright?
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Vector become weird when I shrink it down, please help!! (illustrator cs6)

so i created this mosque vector when i shrink it down the pillar bellow become stick to each other anybody know the solution of this? thanks
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Spacing letters in a word so that the end result is exactly a given width

So my problem is the following. I can't seem to figure out how to space 6 letters in Illustrator that are 10mm high so that the end result is 80mm wide. If someone has a solution for this that ...
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creating label products

When creating labels, banners, logos etc(take label for instance), we usually use vector graphics because of one main reason to use vector is resolution independent, but vector illustration are not ...
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OpenType Font Based On Lines Instead On Shapes

Does the OpenType format support letters which not consist of closed shapes but only line segmets? E.g. the capital I might consist of two horizontal and one vertical lines. So if I want to use such ...
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AI How to make such effect of inner depth

How can create effect of inner depth like on the picture?
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How to recreate this gradient in Illustrator?

Need to recreate this gradient in Illustrator. I tried the various gold/metallic gradients, but nothing close to this, and not as random. Is it achiveable in any other software? Any ideas? Thank you.
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Exporting Illustrator project to AE

I am trying to make extruded 3D layers of a logo In AE CC 2017. when I import a project from Illustrator CC 2017, place it on the timeline and select "Create shapes from vector layer", it creates a ...
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Placing vector in After Effects results in grey box

In After Effects (CC2017), when I import a project from Illustrator (CC2017), place it on the timeline and select "Create shapes from vector layer", it creates a grey rectangle. There is no opacity on ...
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How to get this beard effect

I am working on a male portrait (which will be printed) where the guy has little beard as seen in the picture below. I have tried all the effects but when I select the black color after the effect ...
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How can i create a vector compass arrow [closed]

I'm very new at designing in Adobe Photoshop CC 2017.Although i am a developer,from time ti time i need this program in order to create some images. Now i want to create an arrow and its white circle ...
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Outlined font much thinner when saved as SVG

I have a logo which is using the font Lato Light. Before saving out, all fonts have been outlined. When I output the vector as an SVG (using Export in Adobe Illustrator), the font is coming out much ...
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The logo I have made in Illustrator changes when I save to PDF

I have made a logo in Illustrator. It is a very simple text logo where I have created outlines to turn it into a Vector. I also have made some small adjustments with overlays to remove part of the ...
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Separating vectors in Photoshop

I purchased some vectors in Adobe Stock. They are multiple images on a page and download as an ai file. I open them in photoshop and cannot figure out how to separate out the individual images. The ...
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How do I perfectly align geometric designs that are printed on clothing?

So I'm designing a hoodie for an event; I would like to create an abstract geometric/network pattern that wraps around the sleeves and the hood, such as in the rough sketch attached. I'm planning to ...
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Move object to existing group without actually moving it in the drawing

After creating an object in the root, I try to move it into an existing group just for better organization and I don't expect anything to happen in the drawing. I'm a beginner and I fail to ...
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Increased VGA doesn't fit

I wanted to create a Logo (with VGA), so I used Paths to create that form (see Image) but when I increase it, it doesn't fit anymore :( Does somebody have a fix for that? I have no clue and I am new ...
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In need of spiral

Could someone tell me how to create a fibonacci spiral substituting the actual line with a string of 1s and 0s? I have tried AutoCad but can't seem to figure out how to replace the line with numbers.
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Use mask to hide stroke, without hiding the layer

How can I mask a stroke effect itself? E.g., suppose I have this shape: So I want to do something like this without modifying its pixels:
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What this networking grid style effect called?

what is this effect called like dots connected to each other ? I want to create this effect in Illustrator , is there is any script or plug-ins available in market to create this? , i tried " ...
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Create ripple effect with Adobe Illustrator

What technique can I use in AI to create the look of the squiggly background?
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Confused By Copyright Rules

I freelance, but I'm still green in some areas and Copyright is one of them. I know about using/purchasing stock and all that, I have accounts on all the stock sites, but I created a design, which ...
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Using vector artwork for print [duplicate]

The logo I've created is all type. The type has been created in Adobe illustrator. I realise that it is vectorised already, but just need to clarify if the vector image is suitable for print outs ...
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Rescale in Illustrator and maintain proportions in After Effects?

I ran into a problem. I've a character in Illustrator that is animated in After Effects. I've setup and animated the character already and now my client decided that everything needs to be bigger. It ...
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I am not able to put an object behind a Rounded Rectangle

I am not able to put an object behind a Rounded Rectangle Cropping results in complete removal of the object to be put behind and clipping a mask produces the same result
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Select Path & Delete From Shape?

I'm a bit stuck, I have my illustrator file with a design for my logo and I need to remove a part of the shape. For example, there is a square with a smaller square inside it but the smaller square ...
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How to avoid black background when dealing with transparent vectors

I have a heart graphic I am working with in Adobe illustrator. It has transparent properties in it and looks to be mainly made up of mesh layers. I keep finding transparency in illustrator a ...
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Illustrator Compound path not working on full shape

I'm an enthousiast graphic designer. I usually like to play with multiple tools and textures to make clothing for my company. I'm trying to use Compound path with my logo and a vectorised texture but ...
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How to export an object/icon as svg from InDesign document?

I have a little basket icon as an object in InDesign file and I just want to save it as .svg file. I have InDesign 2017 CC How can this be done?