Creating strokes with dashed lines


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Creating strokes with dashed lines

In addition to being able to apply different colors to strokes, and also in addition to changing its stroke weight and some other alignment settings, we can also use a setting inside of Illustrator to turn a regular solid line into it dashed line. Let's take a look at how that works. I'm going to focus in, just zoom in on this part of the flower right here. I'll select this path. Notice that right now, I have a solid appearance of that stroke. The stroke applies to every part of that path. However, if I come to my Stroke panel, there is an option here called Dashed Line.

I'm going to turn that option on. That will activate this part of the panel right here. I have here something called dash and gap. I see that there are three sets of that. So dash and gap appears once here, a second time here and a third time here. Basically, the dash setting refers to the part of the stroke that's turned on. The gap is the part of the stroke that's turned off. So you might think of t...

Creating strokes with dashed lines
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Creating strokes with dashed lines provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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