Your question: How do you join two lines in Illustrator?

Illustrator provides the option to join two or more open paths. 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).

Why can’t I join lines in Illustrator?

“To join, you must select two open endpoints. If they are not on the same path, they cannot be on text paths nor inside graphs, and if both of them are grouped, they must be in the same group.”

How do I merge intersecting lines in Illustrator?

click to the end point from first line then select end point from the second line, press cmd + j (join), now your edges from both line will be merge/join. Another way, you can convert the lines into shape, and union using pathfinder.

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!

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