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I'm using Illustrator CS5 on OSX. I run into this strange behavior and I can't figure out why it happens (and stop it from happening).

This is what I do:

  1. Draw a rectangle
  2. Effect > Warp > Arc
  3. Set to -6
  4. OK
  5. Effect > Stylize > Round corners
  6. Set to 6px
  7. OK

Then, I take the corner (shift pressed) and resize the shape, making it smaller. Then at a certain point the shapes deforms.

Below a illustration of what happens:

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Make sure you have Scale Stroke & Effects On. This will help scale any effects or styles you have placed on an object when changing the size of said object. Just Double-Click the Scale Tool and the box should be down below. Just check it and that should do it.

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Thats it! Thanks, so many options you get easily lost :-) –  Rogier Feb 10 at 15:24
    
No problem, glad I could help! –  GraphicsRPS Feb 10 at 16:03
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