I am new to Illustrator and can't figure out how to make a single object from many paths and shapes.
I used Image trace to trace a black&white image (settings: abutting, create fills and ignore white option selected). After this, I expanded the object and then I changed black colour to another. Now I want to make the drawing as it was before I expanded it. I tried to use compound and pathfinder but it didn't worked, or maybe I didn't use these functions correctly.
Hope somebody can help me with this.
After image trace :
After I used Unite from Pathfinder(the other options from pathfinder don't work too):