I have opened a simple svg icon in Illustrator and added a filled rectangle to it. When I save and open the result in chrome, for example, it looks fine. However if I open it in Fontello, it breaks. The area where the rectangle overlaps the original image is inverted:

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I wonder if there is a way to prevent this in illustrator.

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    Looks like the site probably expects a single combined path. Try uniting the shapes or use the shapebuilder tool.
    – Billy Kerr
    Jan 23 at 5:42
  • @BillyKerr Thanks. That was what I needed. This issue comes up a lot for (unskilled) users of Fontello like myself.
    – monkey
    Jan 23 at 23:41
  • Oh, great! Glad that worked for you.
    – Billy Kerr
    Jan 23 at 23:54


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