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cannot move newly created pattern to my swatch panel?

New Here ,
Jan 16, 2023 Jan 16, 2023

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I have created a new pattern on my artboard, it was from a drawing I did. my first one worked perfectly but this one doesn't want to go into a swatch. 

I have tried object/pattern/make but it is saying cannot create pattern as there is a pattern used to colour the image. I have combed through and ensured only "colour swatches" have been used. not sure what else to do. Very new to Illustrator. 

 

Thanks in advance. 

 

Sharon

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Jan 16, 2023 Jan 16, 2023

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[Moderator moved from Using the Community forums to Illustrator.]

See this help article.

https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/create-edit-patterns.html

 

 

Nancy O'Shea— Product User, Community Expert & Moderator
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Jan 17, 2023 Jan 17, 2023

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There are only 2 colors in it: white and green, right?

So one of those must be a pattern?

To find out which is a pattern you can use the view options in the swatches panel.

 

I'm demonstraing how to in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQWOGU5fiKg

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Mar 26, 2024 Mar 26, 2024

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I am experiencing this same problem. Did you ever find an answer?

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Mar 27, 2024 Mar 27, 2024

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Please share your AI file.

You can upload it in this forum when you change the file extension to .PDF

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