I essentially want to subtract a dotted, unclosed path from a background shape in Sketch. I can see why this doesn't work, but I'm wondering if there's a way to do what I want to do (subtract the dotted shapes from the background shape). I think I'd have to expand the stroke (or in Sketch's case, border), but I'm not sure if that's possible.

Here it is before subtraction: Map Image

Here it is afterward (it is essentially closing the path before subtracting it) After Subtraction

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I realized I could vectorize the stroke just as I finished writing the question. This solves the problem perfectly.

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