So I'm trying to make graphics on a snowboard on illustrator and some of the artwork goes outside of the outline of the snowboard. I'm wondering if there is a way that I could cut off the excess lines besides using the direct selection tool.


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Non-destructive: Clipping mask. That's my pick

Destructive: Expand any effects and use the Pathfinder or Scissors to remove your unwanted vectors.

Lazy: Just indicate the object boundaries (the board) with a dieline and leave everything where it is.

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    Depends on the day. Jul 30, 2013 at 21:15

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