How do I edit a swatch in Illustrator?
Do one of the following:
- Select a color using the Color Picker or Color panel, or select an object with the color you want. Then, drag the color from the Tools panel or Color panel to the Swatches panel.
- In the Swatches panel, click the New Swatch button or select New Swatch from the panel menu.
How do I edit a fill in pattern?
In order to edit the pattern, with the artwork selected, click either the Fill color or Stroke color in the Properties panel (whichever you applied the pattern to), and with the swatches showing, double-click the pattern swatch to enter Pattern Editing mode.
How do you fill 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.
How do you hide an Adobe Illustrator layer?
To hide all objects above an object in a layer, select the object and choose Object > Hide > All Artwork Above. To hide all unselected layers, choose Hide Others from the Layers panel menu, or Alt‑click (Windows) or Option‑click (Mac OS) the eye icon for the layer you want to show.
How do you know if a layer is locked in Illustrator?
Hold down Shift+Alt (Windows) or Shift+Option (Mac OS) and choose Object > Unlock All. If you locked all layers, choose Unlock All Layers from the Layers panel menu to unlock them.