You asked: How do I select two overlapping paths in Illustrator?

Select your text, then hold down shift and select the shape behind it. 2. Hold down alt, then click the intersect button. Voila!

How do you cut overlapping paths in Illustrator?

There are a lot of methods to do that in Illustrator.

  1. Use the Path Eraser Tool after selecting your path and Click+Drag on the part you need to delete.
  2. Use the Scissors Tool and click to cut your path [click on the path] then delete.

How do you cut overlapped shapes in Illustrator?

Select the object to use as a cutter, and position it so that it overlaps the objects to cut. Choose Object > Path > Divide Objects Below.

How do I join two paths in Illustrator?

Choose Object > Path > Join. Notice that the anchor points on the left side of the paths are now joined with a path. If you want to join specific anchor points from separate paths, select the anchor points and press Command+J (Mac OS) or Ctrl+J (Windows). Choose Object > Path > Join once more.

How do you make overlapping lines in Illustrator?

To join one or more open paths, use the Selection tool to select the open paths and click Object > Path > Join. You can also use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+J (Windows) or Cmd+J (Mac). When anchor points are not overlapping, Illustrator adds a line segment to bridge the paths to join.

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