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I'm trying to reproduce the iPhone battery symbol. It has a gap between the fill and the stroke. I successfully managed to do it with the appearance palette, as you can see below:

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It works well if the background is white. However, once i put an image as a background...

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I want the gap to be transparent, rather than white.

How can I do that?

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    Could the reason be that you selected "White" for the stroke color? – usr2564301 Oct 14 '16 at 13:24
  • I selected white for the gap between the stroke and the fill, what i want is for this gap to be transparent – Jonhz Oct 14 '16 at 13:26
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Set the opacity of your white stroke to 0, then check "Knockout Group" from the main transparency options of the path (not of the stroke itself).

Example:

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