How to revert outline stroke to normal path editing mode?

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Hey! So I'm new at this whole illustrator thingy and i have a question:

I wanted to edit a stroke I've drawn with the drawing tool, and selected Object > Path > Outline Stroke.

After doing so it seemed like i was able to edit the outline of the stroke, but i couldn't figure it out how to revert it to normal path editing mode.

Anyone could help?

Thanks!

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Correct answer by Ton Frederiks | Adobe Community Professional

Like I said, you cannot revert the Outline stroke command.

Like Jacob suggested, if you want to modify the stroke contour, use the Width tool instead.

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How to revert outline stroke to normal path editing mode?

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Hey! So I'm new at this whole illustrator thingy and i have a question:

I wanted to edit a stroke I've drawn with the drawing tool, and selected Object > Path > Outline Stroke.

After doing so it seemed like i was able to edit the outline of the stroke, but i couldn't figure it out how to revert it to normal path editing mode.

Anyone could help?

Thanks!

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Correct answer by Ton Frederiks | Adobe Community Professional

Like I said, you cannot revert the Outline stroke command.

Like Jacob suggested, if you want to modify the stroke contour, use the Width tool instead.

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You cannot revert the command. Once outlined it has become a path instead of a stroke.

If you did not save the file maybe you can select undo a couple of times to get back to the stroke.

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vardas,

Depending on the way you wish to change the stroke, you may have a look at the Width Tool.

How to paint with fills and strokes in Illustrator

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I guess you didn't understand the question. I was editing the stroke, by using the command Object > Path > Outline Stroke. After doing so, i was able to edit the outline of the stroke. After that, I wanted to start editing the PATH again, but couldn't seem to be able to exit out of the outline editing mode. Take a look at the illustration below. ThanksPLS HELP.jpg

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Like I said, you cannot revert the Outline stroke command.

Like Jacob suggested, if you want to modify the stroke contour, use the Width tool instead.

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Oh, thanks!

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Using the direct selection tool, select the outlined stoke only (it is now its own shape). Then simply delete it using your delete key on your keyboard. After deleting the stroke you can now add a new stroke on the fill of your original shape.

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