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May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022

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How do I get rid of the minute dots from the pattern in this AI file?

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May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022

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In this file I have marked the dots that I am talking about,
They are part of a pattern and I would like to clean it up a bit,
Thanks.
Love Ai.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022

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Drag the pattern out of the swatches panel to edit it. Locate the dots and delete them. Drag it back over the original swatch while holding alt.

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May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022

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thanks for your reply. How do I delete the dots again?

 

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May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022

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Hello @michael22530247qqui,

 

Thanks for reaching out. Please follow these steps to edit an existing pattern:

  • Double-click the pattern in the pattern swatch, or select an object containing the pattern and choose Object > Pattern > Edit Pattern.

 

You may also refer to this help article for more info: https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/create-edit-patterns.html

 

Kindly update this thread if you need further assistance. We'd be happy to help.

 

Thanks,

Anubhav

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If it is a vector pattern; double click the pattern in the swatches panel to open the pattern maker and delete the item.

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May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022

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where is the swatches panel/?

 

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and how do I select something to delete it?

 

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May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022

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Window menu > Swatches

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are you sure the file object you are working on is VECTOR ? 

if you zoom in up to 5000 can is it still sharp or pixelated ? 

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