How to fix the position of a gradient in Illustrator, so that it doesn't move when I edit the object it's applied to?


Question

How do I make Illustrator not change the gradient's position and size when I change the path's shape?

2014/07/07
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7/7/2014 2:30:00 AM

You could do this by using a second path and a clipping mask:

  1. Original shape

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  2. Original shape with the second shape

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  3. Right click to the document with both shapes selected

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  4. The result:

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2013/04/07
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4/7/2013 9:17:00 PM