How do I turn a pattern into a vector in Illustrator?

How do I move a pattern to a shape in Illustrator?

Moving a Pattern Within a Shape

  1. Select the object with the pattern fill.
  2. Click the Selection tool in the toolbox.
  3. Click-and-drag while holding down the grave accent (´) key on your keyboard. (Don’t hold down the Shift key that you usually use when pressing that key to get a tilde.)

How do you fill a vector in Illustrator?

Illustrator also allows you to remove the fill from the object.

  1. Click the “Selection Tool” or “Direct Selection Tool” icons, which are the black or white arrows in the Tools panel, and then click the object you want to fill. …
  2. Click the “Fill” icon in the Tools panel or press “X” to activate the Fill tool.

How do I create an outline pattern in Illustrator?

Outlining Text in a Pattern in Illustrator CS6

  1. Step 1 – Create a Rectangle. …
  2. Step 2 – Fill With a Striped Pattern. …
  3. Step 3 – Expand the Pattern. …
  4. Step 4 – Rotate the pattern. …
  5. Step 5 – Copy and paste the Shape. …
  6. Step 6 – Add the Text. …
  7. Step 7 – Create Outlines. …
  8. Step 8 – Add a Stroke and remove the fill.

How do you save a pattern as a swatch in Illustrator?

Select your pattern swatch, go to the arrow in the right of the Panel and select Swatches Library Menu > Save Swatches. Name your pattern and make sure it’s saved under the “Swatches Folder” in an . ai format.

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How do I fill an object with a pattern in Illustrator?

Use the selection tool and click on the pink cactus shape in the illustration to select it. At the top of the Swatches panel, click on the pink fill square so that it is in front. The last swatch in the panel is a pattern named “pink cactus.” Click on that swatch to fill the selected shape with the pattern.