Aligning and joining points


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Aligning and joining points

All right, so to recap in the last exercise, we joined this arc to this spiral and if I switch to the Black Arrow tool and click on this guy, they are now joined into a single continuous open path. It's still an open path, but it's just one open path instead of two and the thing that affords us, if I go ahead and press Ctrl+Z or Command+Z on the Mac in order to undo that movement and I Ctrl-click on this eyeball right here, that's a Command-click on the Mac, you can see that we now have a smooth continuous stroke along the path. So we don't have any weird little hitches and if it looks like we have a hitch, just zoom in and check it out. There is no hitch. It's nice and smooth, very good looking path there.

All right, so I'm still working, by the way, inside the Join me.ai file that I started with in the previous exercise. This time we are going to grab these two partial arcs and we are going to join them together and I'm going to use that same trick, I'...

Aligning and joining points
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Aligning and joining points provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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