Cleaning up errant paths


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Cleaning up errant paths

One of the functions that we discussed earlier in this chapter something called Simplify. That command allowed you to take the number of anchor points and reduce them along a path. But there is also another thing you need to look out for when working with vector graphics and because the nature of object-base graphics it's possible that your file can get littered with other little pieces kind of lying around. You know very often you are chopping apart paths, you are cutting and pasting, you are moving things around, you are coloring things with some colors, then you are setting the color to None or to White or so on and so forth. So for example, if I look at this file right here and if you have access to the exercise files go ahead and open up the file called path_cleanup in Chapter 05.

It looks like I just have four elements here inside of my file, the surfboard, the bikini, the body suit and the little flip-flops, but there is really other artwork in here. In fact, the easiest way...

Cleaning up errant paths
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Cleaning up errant paths provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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