How to identify open paths in Illustrator

New Here ,
Feb 10, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Hello, I am trying to recreate a repeating pattern swatch with a number of motifs in Illustrator. Its not working so I started removing individual motifs to test. It looks like some of the motifs are what are the issue, but I don't know what is wrong with them. Someone told me it could be that they have open paths. Is there a way to test a design for open paths? Please help! 

Views

48

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Reply
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Adobe Community Professional ,
Feb 10, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Do you use the Pattern maker in Illustrator?

What do you mean by "its not working"?

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Reply
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Adobe Community Professional ,
Feb 10, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

If the open paths are the problem (they should not) this may help:

https://www.aridocean.com/illustrator-extended-select-script

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Reply
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Adobe Community Professional ,
Feb 10, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

At the risk of being overly simplistic and obvious, I have to ask: are you sure that all these items were unlocked and selected when you created the pattern? And Ton is correct, there is should be no reason for open paths to cause a problem.

And may I ask your method for creating the pattern?

 

Thanks,
Peter

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Reply
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more