0

I had this problem recently in Adobe Illustrator where whenever I draw a stroke it shows sometimes parts that doesn't really exist in it, like in this screenshot:

stroke problem screenshot

but in the outline view:

stroke outline view

as you can see, there is no explanation for the added/removed parts, also they are all the exact same strokes (copied and rotated), so if it was a problem with the stroke itself it should be the same in all of them, and not a different deformation in each one.

he are the stroke settings:

stroke settings

2 Answers 2

3

I seems that the strokes are just seperate all you would need to do is Select the Paths → Right Click → Join

You can also just use the Projecting Cap (aspect) enter image description here (highlighted)

4
  • Unfortunately they are actually joined (see the video in this link), I've also tried all possible caps and joins but it's always there, seems like a bug
    – haddi
    Jan 15, 2018 at 1:45
  • @MohamedHaddi perhaps you just need to manually drag in the arm on the corners (the arms are the thinner lines with a dot on the end, that define the shape of the path)
    – Welz
    Jan 15, 2018 at 1:47
  • 1
    @MohamedHaddi I can't tell from the video, but there's either an extra arm, or an extra anchor point on the end of this shape
    – Welz
    Jan 15, 2018 at 1:49
  • oops, I just realized that the arm in the left side of the anchor point was dragged to the opposite side and that's what caused the problem... so I converted the anchor points to corners. that was dump haha, thanks for the help!
    – haddi
    Jan 15, 2018 at 2:02
0

I had this as well it came down to solution of:

  1. Cap
  2. Corner
  3. Align

Illustrator stroke pallet

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.