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How to create a rectangle with slanted corner?

Explorer ,
Nov 30, 2018

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Hello there, I'm working on a Game UI which I've assembled in Photoshop and Illustrator over the last year.

 

I'm looking now to build the UI in Xd - Quick question here: Is it possible to make a rectangle with slanted corners like this (border radius 4px) I know I can draw it in Illustrator, but I would like to have a rectangle which I can scale and stretch where the corners remain the same.

 

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You can use the new Border Bevel Join feature. An 8px border should give you a 4px corner. See gif: https://imgur.com/a/FLreHfy

Also, you can create a Path and marquee select multiple points to effectively change width and height of an object without affecting the shape of the corners. See gif: https://imgur.com/a/YVbf8VE

Hope this helps,

Randy

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How to create a rectangle with slanted corner?

Explorer ,
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Hello there, I'm working on a Game UI which I've assembled in Photoshop and Illustrator over the last year.

 

I'm looking now to build the UI in Xd - Quick question here: Is it possible to make a rectangle with slanted corners like this (border radius 4px) I know I can draw it in Illustrator, but I would like to have a rectangle which I can scale and stretch where the corners remain the same.

 

edniufkckf1s.png

You can use the new Border Bevel Join feature. An 8px border should give you a 4px corner. See gif: https://imgur.com/a/FLreHfy

Also, you can create a Path and marquee select multiple points to effectively change width and height of an object without affecting the shape of the corners. See gif: https://imgur.com/a/YVbf8VE

Hope this helps,

Randy

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Dec 01, 2018

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You can use the new Border Bevel Join feature. An 8px border should give you a 4px corner. See gif: https://imgur.com/a/FLreHfy

Also, you can create a Path and marquee select multiple points to effectively change width and height of an object without affecting the shape of the corners. See gif: https://imgur.com/a/YVbf8VE

Hope this helps,

Randy

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Dec 01, 2018

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Ahh Randy, that's fantastic! thank you very much... I may try and use XD instead of Sketch now

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Sep 10, 2020

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 I make linear corners by:

1. round the corners as normal

2. double-click the square to enter edit mode

3. double-click the rounded corners points to change their interpolation from bezier to linear.

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Sep 11, 2020

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Awesome. Thanks for sharing your workflow. This will definitely our customer to achieve the same design. Please feel free to reach out to us in the future for any assistance related to XD.

 

We would be happy to help.

 

Thanks,

Harshika

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