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Draw Inside not working for text objects that have been converted to paths?

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May 12, 2022 May 12, 2022

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Hi guys. Sorry to bother you again. Learning illustrator seems to be quite difficult and I keep encountering random issues that googling doesn't solve.

 

My issue today is that I have a three text objects that I have outlined (converted to curves), but I cannot draw inside them collectively. I can draw inside the individual letters but I want to be able to draw inside all letters at once (SEE VIDEO FOR CONTEXT: https://youtu.be/PgiEfAfN7f4)

Thanks for being patient and helping me learn!

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Community Expert , May 12, 2022 May 12, 2022

Try to select them and choose Object > Compound Path > Make before using the Draw Inside option.

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Try to select them and choose Object > Compound Path > Make before using the Draw Inside option.

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