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My stroke seems to be getting out from the edge of my illustration.

I have looked in both the stroke panel and anchor points, but I can't seem to find a solution.

Screenshot of stroke extending beyond illustration boundary

I just want the stroke to stay inside, and not go outside the line. Any help appreciated.

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What you're looking for is called a clipping mask. Just copy the object you want to mask in front of the object(s) you want to clip. Select the objects and clip mask and choose Edit → Clipping Mask → Make.

The alternative is to expand the stroke and shape it so it's inside your box. But I would stick with clipping masks in this case.

  • Does not work, because i am basically using the same object and therefore it makes the strokes go outside once more. – KubilayC414 Sep 14 '15 at 21:02
  • This is actually the correct answer. Maybe you missed a step? I encourage you to try again. – KMSTR Sep 15 '15 at 7:57

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