Joining and averaging paths


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Joining and averaging paths

You'll find that Illustrator has lots of useful little functions to be able to work with and edit your paths. For example, on this document right here, it's called joining and averaging, which you'll find in Chapter 05 of the exercise files. I'm going to go ahead and use my direct selection tool to show you that when I click on let's say this path right here, even though this looks like they're all connected, they are really not. These are separate individual path elements that are not connected at all. So how do I actually join these together? So there is a way to basically take two paths and join them so that they become one path and there are several options for doing that.

For example if I were to, let's say, go to this open area right here, I could use my regular direct selection tool to click once on that anchor point, Shift+Click on this anchor point. So now these two anchor points are selected and then I can go to the Object menu and I could choose ...

Joining and averaging paths
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Joining and averaging 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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Design
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Illustrator
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