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There are many ways, but I might use Clipping mask to mask out everything that is outside the circles. I made one arrow and duplicated it. I also Linked the arrows, so that they can be moved freely, as shown in the gif below. Yellow arrow is in a clipping mask with Circle - RED and Red arrow is in clipping mask with Circle - BLACK.


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Try and use the Eraser tool, Shift+E. You can click anywhere to erase that part of a path. Double click the tool or use [ and ] to change the brush size. Be warned that the eraser will erase any and all paths, unless you make a selection. If something is selected, the eraser will only erase from the selection and leave all other paths intact.


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There is a function called "Outline Stroke" in the Path menu under Object. So if you make a big fat stroke on a horizontal line, for instance, and run that, you will get a shape that is a solid rectangle that looks like the stroked line...but it is a filled shape. Maybe that could get you what you want but it seems awkward. I don't know the effect you are ...


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Open the EPS file with Adobe Illustrator. Grab the Direct Selection Tool (the white arrow) Click and drag around everything you do not want. Hit the Delete key twice. Choose File > Save As... from the menu to save what you have left. (Do not use the PNG or JPG file if you want vector data, you must use the EPS file.) You may want to review the ...


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You can do this, but you have to enable "Show clipping path(s) of selected object(s)" For smaller screens : Also, when you move the image, the clip path doesn't move with the image, so things like this can happen:


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I have the same problem with friends Designers and co-workers, so my solution is just SAVE AS... EPS format then check for elements on Fireworks. 1.- Open the PDF file on Adobe Illustrator 2.- Save as... Illustrator EPS format -> (select)Use Artboards -> (ALL) 3.- Open the EPS file in Adobe Fieworks with the options: Convert layers in states (or ...


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Illustrator does not really excel at this sort of operation. This is why I linked to Excentro in the comment above. Excentro is specifically designed to create guilloch├ęs and it's artwork is exportable (as vector) to Illustrator. Of course, I realize Excentro is an extra cost. The ways I can think to try and pull it off with only Illustrator include: ...


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PNG is not a vector format--although some programs will put hidden vectors in as extra data. Adobe Fireworks, for instance. But only that program will display it. In general, the standard of PNG is really just a bitmap. Usually higher quality than a JPG because it doesn't throw out details for compression. But just because something is a PNG doesn't make ...


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I'd like to refer to the attractivity part of your question with this gif:



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