I have a logo created with a dot pattern clipped by a mask. Is there anyway to outline that pattern as is without losing its look? I design for custom engraving and the laser machine needs to read each dot or lines in order to create it's shape--right now, it's only shaped by the clipping path.
Assuming your 'dot pattern' is a grouped grid of circle shapes, do the following:
- Select your clipping path
- On the Pathfinder panel click
Crop. If you want to retain the background as a shape, use