I am in the middle of following a tutorial on making a pattern tile. I have created a pattern and now filled it in a box. I now want to warp it going to object>envelope distort>make with warp. In the tutorial both the shape and the pattern have the warp effect applied. Mine however only distorts the shape.

  • Scale strokes and effects has been ticked
  • Align to pixel grid has been ticked

These are what is selected in the transform side drop down menu.

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This is the intended output

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And this is what happens when I apply the effect

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Object > Envelope Distort > Envelope Options

Make certain the Distort Appearance and Distort Pattern Fills options are checked there.

Simple pattern of horizontal lines....

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