Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with the Join tool, part of Illustrator CC 2014 New Features.
- If you've been using Adobe Illustrator for a while…you're undoubtedly familiar with the join command,…which allows you to take two stray end points…and join them together into one single anchor point.…However, in the latest version of Adobe Illustrator CC 2014…there is a new tool called the join tool…which makes this workflow just a little bit easier.…Now first of all, to understand just how easy it is…let's go ahead and take a look at the old way first…and then we'll explore the new way.…The first thing that I would do if I wanted to join…a couple of paths inside of Illustrator here,…is I would zoom in on the paths…and I would go up here to the corner.…
What I would do is I would grab the direct selection tool,…select the two points right here…and then I would go up here to the object menu…then I would go down to path and then I would select join.…It would join them, something like that…or I could also go up to the object menu,…choose path, select average and then hit okay.…Then it would try to something,…
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 10/06/2014. What changed?
A: We added a new chapter covering the October 2014 changes to Illustrator CC, which includes the new Curvature and Join tools, auto-sizing text, and Design Libraries.