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Aug 12, 2009, 07:21 AM
Hi all.

Have been face palming my way through this. And highly likely am using the wrong terms here...

I know how to create outlines with text...so I can use pathfinder to trim.

However I have a brush stroke, one path/line/stroke, that I want to create an outline of the brush, so I can trim against a square of colour. Am I going about this the wrong way???

so simple, but so frustrating....

Aug 12, 2009, 07:32 AM
Face Palm.

Found it. Under expand.
Always the way, when you get to your witts end and ask for help.

Aug 12, 2009, 11:03 AM
Yeah, Illustrator isn't the most user friendly software because there are a million things you can do with it. I am learning my self and spending lots of time googling.

Good luck.