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I have this text on a white bar in Illustrator, and I would like to make that part of the white bar transparent instead of what it currently is - the same color as the background.
I tried doing the clipping mask, but it does the opposite, it gets rid of the white bar and makes the text white
Can anyone offer any suggestions?
when I then try to make a compound path, the 2015 converts fine, but there is another compound path that I try to do this to and it does not work, and it also distorts some of the letters: