I have a leg of a step stool, drew half of it as a pattern, copied it and flipped it horizontally so the 2 sides are exactly the same. The original (half) is drawn in Easel using the line tool. So I want to put there together, remove the center line, maybe remove and replace the center square box. How can I do this?
Hey Tim, I have some Ideas BUT they might not work with LINES usually it’s best to use a solid shape like a rectangle and edit from there, because lines cannot be joined within Easel…
If you can share the project I can see if the method I’m thinking of will even work.
In Easel go to Project>Share then set it to “Unlisted” and copy the link shown, then paste that link over here…
Shared Project Link: Easel - Stool
I’m playing around with the second tab, leaving the first ‘untouched’.
See if this works for you. Below is what I did…
- Centered the objects on the horizontal centerline.
- Ensured the cuts were “Outside” and the object were not locked
- Selected the left-most object
- Selected the lower-right position indicator to get the right-side X-Coordinates.
- Copied the X-Corrdinate
- Selected the right-most object
- Selected the lower-left position indicator to show the left-side X-Coordinates.
- Changed the left-side X-Coordinates to those found in Step 4.
- Selected both objects and then combined them
- Double-clicked on the new object and removed the points shown in the red outline below.
You can then just place a rectangular cutout wherever you want in the new design.
I hope that helps…
That worked really well. Thanks for the help. Awesome.
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