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I am new to the use of the Rectangular Grid Tool and I created an 8-bit style background using it and the LivePaint Bucket. I'm afraid that some how, some of the lines of the grid were colored and are now showing through the image. I had the grid stroke set to none, so I'm not really sure how this happened. Allow me to show you: the background

As you can imagine, this was not desired effect. Any help would be most appreciated. Thank you.

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What happens if you select all and set the stroke color to none? – Scott Dec 3 '13 at 22:05
The stroke is already set to none, as you see it. – JaneDoes Dec 3 '13 at 22:06
Then you're in for some work. All those areas much be shapes then. It will require you to go through and recolor the mis-colored areas. – Scott Dec 3 '13 at 22:08
Ugh. That is ridiculously infuriating, seeing as how it won't allow me to select the miscolored areas >.< – JaneDoes Dec 3 '13 at 22:21
Can you provide a screenshot of what it looks like zoomed way in on one of the trouble areas? – apex Dec 4 '13 at 1:11

I know this is three years later, but I've been having this problem as well and I've found the solution!

Simply select the grid, then select 'Object' > Rasterize and in the background box check 'Transparent.'

That worked for me, hope this helps!!

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Hi you have to expand the live paint effect Select the art > Objects > Live paint > expand ...the tinny lines don´t disappear at all

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