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  • calligraphy stroke help

    Hi folks. I made this in illy. I like it. However i am havin a problem. The top line is a calligraphy paint brush. The letters are font. The problem is it looks good now, but when i try to resize it everything screws up. I tried creating outlines on both the stroke and letters. Doesnt work, cause the stroke will shrink size on the conversion. any ideas? is this because it is a brush stroke? any way around this?
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  • #2
    Yes. Use object -> Expand appearance on it. That will convert the stroke to a shape and should fix your problem.

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    • #3
      object>expand appearance

      there is a setting in the preferences "Scale strokes and effects" make sure that is turned on as well.
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      • #4
        beautiful. reall do appreciate it. i knew i read that somewhere...just slipped my mind. take it easy.
        and thanks again.
        Its not "Mitch-ed" stupid....its Me-Show.

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