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Is there way to automatically clean up empty groups in Illustrator?

I am importing SVG-vector image to Illustrator and manually fix them. There are many bounding box (like art box) which will removed and after that there is many empty group exists. How to clean them? ...
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How can I move an object without the gradient moving in Illustrator?

In the Photoshop gradient settings there's an option 'Align with layer', and when you leave it unchecked the effect is that the gradient takes up the whole canvas and you can move your object 'over' ...
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How to draw a seven point star with one path in Adobe Illustrator

I am looking to create an SVG seven pointed star which is drawn with one path, similar to how you used to draw 5 pointed stars in grade school but scaled up to 7 points. I've included an image that ...
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How do I hide these visible paths on my artwork on illustrator?

If you look closely, you can see the paths of my art even after saving the artwork to my computer! How do I fix this?
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Process “Adobe CEF Helper” eating 30% of memory

I've done some prior research and it seems like a lot of people on the internet have this problem, but there are no answers to solve it. I just signed up for and downloaded a few Adobe CC programs. No ...
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How can I add this “emboss” to an object in Illustrator?

If you see the light blue highlights on the inside of the logo, that's what I mean. I don't know how else to describe it. Thanks in advance.
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Is it possible to create a book (pages to be printed/viewed on web) in Ai rather than Id?

As a novice, I've been made to create a brand book, coolio. I've researched all the parts of what I want and should include in my brand book, the logo and colours have been approved, and I've written ...
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How to make radial gradient with two or more “focuses”?

I tried to make several radial gradient fills to single rectangle, but unable to make them all visible in the same way. I tried different "blending modes", but was unable to find required ...
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Adding anchor points offset from intersections automatically in Illustrator

I'm a stained glass artist using Illustrator to create patterns and cutting templates. I'm always looking for ways to simplify and automate things. My designs are ultimately just a series of paths ...
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How to fix stepped diagonal lines happening in illustrator export [duplicate]

I am trying to save a logo file for a website from illustrator but when I view the image after export the diagonal lines are stepped and not sharp. It is a small file, 175px wide as this is what it ...
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Can I make hatch lines that are evenly spaced and contoured in illustrator?

I’m learning to do contoured cross hatching in illustrator Obviously if I create two lines at two angles and blend them, some areas are more densely spaced than others. In a cross hatching context ...
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How to join paths into forming a shape to later fill with color [duplicate]

Hi there, I'm very new to Illustrator and it's been some days (if not weeks) that I'm trying to find a solution for this problem. I basically had an image in the background and used the pen tool on ...
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Illustrator: Extra anchor points after divide 2 objects - unnecessary extra objects

Can anybody help me with the following problem, please? When I made a round object and put another round object on it they were perfectly fit together, but after I used Divide tool it gave extra ...
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Lost ability to move anchor points in Illustrator

I have been working on this project for almost a week, and have been moving single points just fine using the direct select tool. At first, I was struggling with how to select and move a single point. ...
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adobe illustrator no corner widgets

I recently started designing and I saw these smooth corners people make. My problem ist that I can't find a way to enable this tool and these corner widgets don't appear on my works.enter image ...
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Print global colors into a text string in illustrator

You know what would be super nice? If there would be a function to link global colors to text strings. So if I create a CI/CD Manual and I change a color. The codes would update automaticaly. Do you ...
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Extendscript: How can i change text frame attributes in illustrator

Hi, I am new to illustrator and do not know about its tools' name. So, I want to change these attributes(underlined in red color shown in the picture) through ExtendScripting. Just let me know their ...
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Script for automatically changing path directions

I need a script for Illustrator that does the following: First path follows clockwise direction Second path inside the 1. Path follows a countclockwise direction Third path inside the 2. path follows ...
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Some sublayers show in preview mode, some won't

When I wanted to place colored objects on my document today, no color would be visible, although the objects definitely had color associated with them. That's when I found out about the Outline/...
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Make stroke in the center of text

I hope I'm asking this correctly. I'm using adobe illustrator, I'm trying to figure out is there an easier way to put a line in the center of the font. Lately I've been using the pen tool and doing it ...
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Errors in Illustrator CC2019 images saved as svg with url links [migrated]

Regarding this question Add a hyperlink within Illustrator I am having problems in web pages. I saved an image as svg with two polygon image maps with hyperlinks. This is the way I inserted the image &...
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Neon Light Exports with Black Strokes in Illustrator [duplicate]

So I was working on a project and I needed a neon light effect asap so I used this asset. (It was in .eps format.) When I collected it for export it did not look what it looked like in the picture. ...
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How can I distribute many rectangles inside a larger rectangle, minimizing empty space, without rotation?

I have about 50 rectangular pieces of paper, with dimensions between 1 and 5 inches and different "aspect ratios." I'd like to fit them all inside the smallest rectangle possible. Additional ...
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Illustrator: how to mimic a vignette dot pattern filling irregular shape?

I'm working on a map graphic, and I'd like to create an effect for sandy shoals, such as you see on this image. By default, I could just have the outline as a heavier dot, and the fill as a tile using ...
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Logo not scaling

I created a custom shape on Illustrator CS6 for my logo. I created 3 pointy lines (<<<) in different spaces from each other. Whenever I hold shift to free transform my logo or move it onto a ...
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Adobe Illustrator SVG files looking unclean

I am using Adobe Illustrator from Creative Cloud, most up-to-date version. I have purchased an asset from Adobe Stock and I wanted to save it from .ai to .svg and use it on a web page. This is how the ...
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Add anchor point at x points along length of curved path from starting anchor point in Illustrator

Has anyone written an Illustrator script that will add an anchor point along the length of a curved path composed of multiple segments at x points from a specified anchor point? Also, does anyone have ...
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Print Question about Spot Color vs CMYK Process with Outer-Glow in Illustrator

Ok, I know this has been discussed before but I'm hopping to get an answer that touches more on the print methodology rather than the quirkiness of Illustrator when it comes to Spot Color ...
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Changing the color of one line/stroke of a shape (Illustrator) [duplicate]

I'm new to illustrator. When I try to shape certain objects for a 2D cartoon character like the nose, for example, I want it to make the outer part of a nose one color while the color of the inner ...
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“Actually” filling a shape with a pattern in Illustrator

I am trying to "actually" fill a shape with a Pattern in Illustrator. When I create a shape, then use the Window > Swatch Libraries > Patterns > Basic Graphics > Basic ...
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Create Vector Object by Color Illustrator

I have created a black and white design in Illustrator. I would like everything white on my artboard to become its own object and black being transparent/negative space. Is there a simple programmatic ...
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Make a diagonal line with fixed height in box from point to point

I would like to have a green shape like the first example. the green shape should have a fixed height (height of letter d/g together) yellow block is the shape where it should be in: so the green ...
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geometrical alignment based on grid

simple issue or maybe really complex. another day of alignment issues that I can't wrap my head around. Here's the stages (accompanied by images): I have finalized one half of my logo design I create ...
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What is the correct color gamut to use for Instagram posts?

I have been generating some colored drawings and imported them into Adobe Illustrator. The final intent is to export a .PNG to post on Instagram. Regarding colors, I am not sure if should ignore or ...
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Is there a script to re-stack objects in illustrator by distance from top left?

This is ideal for the creation of isometric graphics. You can replicate an isometric tile symbol with a graphic in it, like a house or a tree, multiple times, then run the script to re-stack all ...
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Can you define which document gets created with Alt + Ctrl + N in Illustrator?

Ctrl Alt N in Illustrator bypasses the New Document dialog and immediately creates a new document for you. Is there any way to set this up to always spawn a specific document (template) when you press ...
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Is a dedicated graphics card still required for a professional Photoshop experience?

Five or so years ago not having a dedicated graphics card would make using any tool more sophisticated than a simple brush would cause Photoshop to turn into a slide show. Is this still the case in ...
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Shape builder distorting perfect circle

me again. I'm having trouble with logo creation. As you can see in the following images, I'm using a couple of circles which intersect, but after trying to remove the intersections on the inner side ...
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How to choose these variations of colors from Color panel of illustrator?

I've always been using this Color Picker window, which you see after double clicking Fill/Stroke UI element in Illustrator. It feels easy and flexible to me maybe because I don't know properly how to ...
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Art, image creation using hand and software [duplicate]

In several youtube links I didn't find a guide on how charts make figures of this kind. Surely it could be Adobe Illustrator, the first candidate but surely it could be some other program. To create, ...
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How to replicate this spiral exactly as a vector in Adobe Illustrator?

I'm looking to replicate this spiral pretty much exactly, but with perfect curves etc. using Illustrator. I've tried a few different methods including twist and also just the spiral tool but can't ...
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How to cut up two rounded rectangles into this

I want to recreate this in Illustrator. I have created two rounded rectangles and used the Pathfinder pnael to cut them up. I now have this: But I still doesn't know how to make on arche endpoint ...
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Why gradient color pick tool behaves strangely many times?

This really irritates me many times, I guess especially in gradients that I haven't created. In first image, you can see the gradient pick tool is selected on right side, and on left side, a solid ...
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How do I recreate the type part of this image in illustator? [closed]

I want to customize my own text. It requires curved text, maybe on a sphere and with 3d effect. Any tutorials out there i can follow?
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There's the possibility to change the axies orientation of a shape/object in Adobe illustrator?

I would like to know if there’s the possibility to move and modify (lines/edges) of a shape not using the axies of the document/artwork but the axies of the shape/edges itself in Adobe Illustrator. I ...
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How can I reset the brush settings for all paths in Illustrator?

So three days ago I opened Adobe Illustrator for the first time in my life to prepare some embroidery patterns for my Christmas gifts. I never did on-screen calligraphy before, only on paper, so it ...
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Photoshop or Illustrator?

Can somebody tell me in which program this cartoon avatar was made? ? cartoon avatar from avatoon.net
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How to export multiple artwork without the number of artwork not printed? (Illustrator)

Is there a way to export in illustrator but the number of artwork is not printed in the name as well? Let's say I have two artboard and I want each artboard to save in different folder. Every time I ...
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How do I control the fidelity on the 'image trace' function in illustrator 2020?

I was previously using illustrator 2016 on my MacBook... I recently upgraded to the 2020 version and I'm trying to find a way to adjust the image trace tool 'fidelity' I think. If I recall correctly, ...
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How can any color width and height be found in Illustrator

How do we get the width and height of any color in Illustrator in a document. With PHOTOSHOP we know this when we select it in the Ctrl+ Color Palette in the channel, but how can we find it with ...

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