How to expand the pattern in Illustrator

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Oct 28, 2020

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Hi, I am a completely newbie in Illustrator. I have bought some vector but I forgot how to expand the image. This is the image that I get from the vector fileVector pg1.PNG

I try to scale it but the result become like this. Failed.Vector pg2.PNGAnd I want my picture end as below. Thank You

handrawn pattern 1.png

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Adobe Community Professional , Oct 28, 2020
Ton Frederiks Adobe Community Professional , Oct 28, 2020
Double click the Scale tool. You will see an option to scale the pattern or scale only the object (or both).

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Adobe Community Professional ,
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Hi,

 

To Expand it Select the Object and go Object> Expand or Expand Appearence.

 

To make a pattern, select any pattern and go Object> Pattern> Make.

Here are some tips on creating patterns that may help you also:

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

 

Cheers,

Sim

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Thank you for answering. I try to expand it and untick the rectangle. It become as the picture below.

Vector pg1.PNG

And I try to enlarge it as the white rectangle above. It become as below the pic.

Vector pg2.PNG

The result looks different. Thank you.

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Hi,

 

Whislt your increasing the size hold down shift, this will keep everything in proportion.

 

Cheers,

Sim

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Double click the Scale tool.

You will see an option to scale the pattern or scale only the object (or both).

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Thank you very much everyone. Problem solved!! 🙂

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