Quick Answer: Why can’t I join lines in Illustrator?

How do you smooth lines in Illustrator?

Using the Smooth Tool

  1. Scribble or draw a rough path with the paintbrush or pencil.
  2. Keep the path selected and select the smooth tool.
  3. Click then drag the smooth tool across your selected path.
  4. Repeat the steps until you get the result you want.

How do I join a closed path in Illustrator?

Click “Edit” at the top of the screen, then “Paths.” Select “Join.” The ends of the lines that you select will be joined together. Repeat with any remaining lines that you want to join together.

How does the join tool work?

Nested in with the Pencil and Shaper Tools the Join Tool is essentially a brush, but unlike other brush tools in Illustrator there are no editable parameters and the brush size is fixed. What is does do is join segments and points together quickly and easily.

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