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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Cutting paths with paths in Sketch.app

Goal: To come up with a set of curves on different scales to reproduce the typical "metro map" look. Also to learn what this kind of curve is called (not bezier, not rational?) Given the following ...
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Selecting same shapes in vector files

I have a vector file contains over 500 circle , the diameter of circles are different ( 5mm , 5.5mm and 10mm). are there any ways to select all same shape circle (for example all 5mm diameter ) and ...
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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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If I import a .psd file with one layer into Ai and then save as .ai file, is this a true vector file?

I've been asked by a friend to create a vector file from a .psd they have given me which only has one layer. I realize a .ai is a vector file by default, but I often see that an image needs traced, ...
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Photoshop not giving any vector artwork

Ok, I've used illustrator before and I've become very comfortable with it. It gives me smooth strokes and converts my artwork to vector. Now, I've just started using Photoshop CS6. But I have one ...
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Photoshop Vectors turned into raster images automatically

Sorry if this has been done before. I just got Creative Cloud, have worked on older versions of Photoshop before. Every time I try to do anything vector based in Ps CC, be it Text, Pen Tool or ...
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Make path that have same space between each other inner triangle

I have created triangle, I want to create lines inner it. I successfully created some lines, but the space between other line is not same (sometimes further sometimes closer). Lets look below image ...
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Illustrator Extremely Slow With Linked Photos

I am creating some large banners at my job, and using Illustrator to create specifically shaped clipping masks. The problem is, this file is getting way too large and slow. I am trying to figure out ...
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What is the best way to convert a series of boxes (right angles) from raster to vector?

Live trace distorts the straight lines that are crucial to my design.Its a complicated design to difficult to redraw. Please help me
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How to draw roads?

How to draw roads in fireworks cs6? In the next way: I paint a line/path and I obtain two paralell lines/paths Pasing from To And changing the "roads" with the central/path of the "roads" This is ...
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Pixel-sized drawings in vector

When I am having an object of any size (in this case it will be 300px x 300 px), I need a tool like a brush. For example, I want first pixel on the top left to be black, second pixel on the top left - ...
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low poly wireframe [duplicate]

I am trying to create this look on an image but not sure what program was used to create it. I have illustrator and photoshop but not sure if there is a filter I could purchase to help start the ...
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Smart object anti aliasing Photoshop CC 2015 [duplicate]

I get the new version of photoshop CC 2015. Now when I past a vector from illustrator directly on photoshop they create me a smart object but they are no anti-aliasing at all. May someone help me? ...
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Why do some anchor points have handles, and others have not? [closed]

I'm new to Illustrator and I've come to a situation in which, strangely, some of my anchor points have handles, but others, instead of handles, they have a little ball that allow me to "smoothen" the ...
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Making transparent but still hiding any objects below in Illustrator

Hello I am new to Illustrator (I was working with photoshop a few years). How can I fix this problem?
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How to create perfect geometric triangle seamless pattern

I'm trying to create a seamless triangle repeat pattern like this: http://www.redbubble.com/people/bakmannart/works/15661602-my-first-exploring (sorry, I can't seem to get the image to actually be ...
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Create high-quality lightweight screencapture

We're building the features page for our web product (online investment management service). We'd like to showcase some of the features by displaying short clips of user interactions with that feature ...
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How to find specific vector images, like this one?

I wanted to know the place where I can find a vector. This small animal hand symbol is used in the image below. (after the name Ed Sheeran)
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How do I draw inside an object in Inkscape?

I have the image shown above where the black colored stroke is the outline of the cloud. I also have a slightly offsetted blue color fill. What should I do to put the blue color fill inside the ...
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Converting bitmap to vector [duplicate]

I have a small (32x32) grey rectangle that I converted into bitmap: I want to convert the black areas into vector polygons. Is this possible somehow?
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How do you generate the shapes at the bottom of the image? Is is done with a filter or manually?

I'm sorry if this is a noob question. I use photoshop a lot, but not illustrator. Do you draw these manually? or is there a filter for this? Do you use a separate software like 3d studio max or ...
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Autodesk Graphic: saving vector file to 200x300 pixels

I have a vector image that I'm trying to export for an area of a web page that's 200x300 pixels. When I export it, the quality of the image is significantly reduced. Is there a way to fix this?
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How to make something transparent while still keeping the effect intact [duplicate]

So I am literally a illustrator noob with literally 4 hours of experience since writing this post. I am creating a logo for my school robotics team and I wanted to make the background of the logo ...

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