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One possibility would be to use a polar transform. Unfortunately there's nothing in Illustrator that can do that as far as I know (unless there's a script/plugin perhaps?), but it could be done in Photoshop. Then I suppose you could copy and paste the raster image back into Illustrator and auto trace it. Obviously I don't know closely this will fit your ...


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This can be solved in Moi3D. Program Moi3D is actually a quite rudimentary 3D modelling tool (=no materials, no photorealism, no physics simulation etc...) But it has many useful geometry tools. The red curve is assumed to be straightened. It's drawn by me, but as well it could be taken from Illustrator. The green curve is the guessed midline that ...


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In principle, any single stroke can only have a single colour attribute at any one time. As joining creates one stroke out of two, this is true for the end result. However, a gradient is also a 'colour attribute', and it's possible to cheat using a gradient that has a very sharp turnover. Select your joined stroke; In the toolbox, click the stroke icon so ...


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The only way to do this in Illustrator would be to use a gradient on path outline (stroke), instead of shape. (Post CS6) You will have to recreate your path as a line instead of a shape. Draw a path in the shape you want then apply a gradient to the stroke. In the Gradient Panel Window→Gradient (Ctrl+F9), you want to switch it to Apply gradient along ...


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You will need to draw a new object that covers the hole. You can then combine the new shape with the existing shape with the Shape Builder Tool.


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Open or improperly closed paths most likely. Double check your shapes and make sure what's supposed to be closed, is in fact, closed — and not just apparently closed. This is not a 'glitch'.


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I guess you have tried to select all & press Ctrl+J to join the line segments and the result was a bizarre mess because tens of randomly crossing new line segments were generated. As another approach draw horizontal closing lines to the top and bottom edges, fill areas with the Shape Builder. Select proper new strokes. Fill only every 2nd area. An ...


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