Illustrator: how to scale pattern when already applied to object
I have created a pattern from 2 rectangles with different colors, selected both and moved them to swatches.
After applying this pattern to a desired object, I would like to scale the pattern smoothly so I can fine tune my work. How would I do that?
I know I can scale the pattern when creating it, but how can I do it afterwards?
One way is to use the Scale window from
Object > Transform > Scale but with only
Transform Patterns ticked. If it seems to not work, make sure the selection isn't grouped.
To apply this to everything a pattern is applied to, first select something that has the pattern, then
Select > Same > Fill color.