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I uploaded a file to a market place but it got rejected. They sent me messages for some modifications and the one modification they want is to close opened paths.

How can I find open paths or their numbers? i.e. how many paths are opened

I am using Adobe Illustrator CS6.

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If you are using Illustrator CS5 or earlier you can use Rick Johnson's Select Menu Plug in.

Mr. Johnson has not updated the plug in for CS6 or newer versions, unfortunately.

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I know this plugin but can't use it. I am using Adobe Illustrator CS6. –  Murtaza A. Jun 28 at 15:53
    
I figured that. However, it still worth providing for users who are tied to legacy versions of the application. –  Scott Jun 28 at 19:15

Select all objects Command/Control+A,

Press Window and Choose Document Info

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Choose Object in drop-down menu

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Check open paths:

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This only tells you how many open paths there are, how do you find out which ones they are? –  Mr E. Upvoter Jun 29 at 0:26
    
@user there are a lot of ways to find open paths, i.e. every time you choose the path or layer this panel will show how many open path there are, secondly you can just see that, you can switch to outline mode or use some script... –  Ilan Jun 29 at 5:50
    
Yes those are the other answers, I'm just wondering why this has twice as many votes when the other answers fully answer the question. Just to confirm: this method will not visibly point out open paths? –  Mr E. Upvoter Jun 29 at 8:17
    
@user The main goal of the topic starter - not to be rejected by Stock company manager. The only way to be 100% sure he has no open paths - is by the answer provided, because if he has path consisted of 1 point point he can miss it with any other method (especially if it outside the artboard or just below any visible path. Additionally, only by this method one can get the answer from the system. –  Ilan Jun 29 at 9:12
    
I'm not saying it's a bad answer, it's actually quite useful. I'm just having trouble understanding why this has more votes than the other answers that provide a practical solution for visibly finding the paths. –  Mr E. Upvoter Jun 29 at 9:16

To find and close your opened paths you can: - switch to outline mode Ctrl+Y - look over your paths and find (visually) ones not closed - select opened path and press Ctrl+J

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How would I know if a path is opened? –  Murtaza A. Jun 28 at 15:28
    
By eye, actually.. you see that shape has not one edge (it is visible only in outline mode). –  Vnovak Jun 28 at 15:29
    
Okay got it. Thanks –  Murtaza A. Jun 28 at 15:41

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