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DL-44
Maniac (V) Inmate

From: under the bed
Insane since: Feb 2000

posted posted 09-06-2004 04:23

Ok, can't some to find what I'm looking for here.

I have two paths. They don't intersect anywhere. Just two paths....hanging out side by side.

I want to make them one path.

Not as in, I want to connect the two. I want them to remain seperate segments, but now I want the two segments to be one path.

I know I could have done it that way from the start....where one part would be a 'sub-path', but I didn't. And I don't want to redo this.

Can I do this?? Is it something stupid I am overlooking? Or did I screw the pooch here?

templar654
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: The Belly of a Fire Breathing Dragon
Insane since: Apr 2004

posted posted 09-06-2004 04:29

Select the paths and press the Combine button easy!! Don't know where that is then sniff around the options bar!!!

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DL-44
Maniac (V) Inmate

From: under the bed
Insane since: Feb 2000

posted posted 09-06-2004 04:35

Select them how?

I can't seem to select more than one path, which is really the root of the problem.

Perhaps I'm just too tired.....

templar654
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: The Belly of a Fire Breathing Dragon
Insane since: Apr 2004

posted posted 09-06-2004 04:43

Use the Path Selection tool and drag select them simple. Now in the Options bar press Combine you got two paths that are now one!

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DL-44
Maniac (V) Inmate

From: under the bed
Insane since: Feb 2000

posted posted 09-06-2004 04:50

Either we're talking about two different things, or I'm a bit slow tonight.

I have a path. Let's say it's called "path 1"

I have another path, let's say it's "path 2"

In the paths palette, I click on path 1, and it's visible, and I can edit it. I click on path 2, and it is now the active path, and path 1 is not visible or editable.

How do I have both paths visible and editable in order to select them both?

Steve
Maniac (V) Inmate

From: Boston, MA, USA
Insane since: Apr 2000

posted posted 09-06-2004 04:55

I hope the pooch enjoyed it.



I'm not really following you here. Are the segments different layers in the paths palette? If so, select the second path's name in the paths palette. Hold down the control key to get the selection tool (command on a Mac). Drag a marquee to enclose and thus select the entire path. Cut(Control/Command+x). Switch to the first path in the paths palette. Paste.

If they are on the same layer in the paths palette, I guess I don't see what the problem is....

Steve
Maniac (V) Inmate

From: Boston, MA, USA
Insane since: Apr 2000

posted posted 09-06-2004 04:58

Oh - you posted while I was typing. I don't know how to get two paths (on separate paths layers) visible at the same time. Make 'em on the same layer.

templar654
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: The Belly of a Fire Breathing Dragon
Insane since: Apr 2004

posted posted 09-06-2004 04:59

Aye Caramba!

Alright for you I have PS open right now. I am now moving the mouse over to the T o o l B o x, are you with me okay! I am now going to right click on the arrow above the P e n T o o l. Now I select the black arrow also called the P a t h S e l e c t i o n T o o l!

Now I select one path and hold the S h i f t key and click on the second path and Oh My God I have now successfully selected them both!!!

OH MY GOD!!! I should be on Oprah!! But wait!! There's more to this tale... I now move towards the O p t i o n s B a r and my oh my is that a C o m b i n e button, yes it is I jolly well click it!!!

YES!! SUCCESS!!!!

If this doesn't work are you sure you're using PS!!!

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(Edited by templar654 on 09-06-2004 05:02)

DL-44
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posted posted 09-06-2004 05:00

D'oh!

Thank you Steve.

Yes, different layers - thus the problem. As stated, I'm feeling a bit slow, and a cut/paste is what I needed to resolve this...sheesh....

Apparently, the pooch has been saved from such an unkind fate



{{edit - templar - for all your arrogant sarcasm, your method in fact does *not* work. I am not a moron, and I know what the tools are. I also attempted a variety of methods similar to what you are so assininely spelling out, none of which had the desired result.

Steve's suggestion is exactly what I needed, and though I have made it clear that my mind is clouded, yours is quite obviously as well.

The difference is, I'm not here being a raving asshole about it.

(Edited by DL-44 on 09-06-2004 05:05)

templar654
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: The Belly of a Fire Breathing Dragon
Insane since: Apr 2004

posted posted 09-06-2004 05:03

grumble grumble grumble

I wrote that whole stupid post for nothing!! And thy name not Steve... oh wait there's an inmate named Steve!

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(Edited by templar654 on 09-06-2004 05:10)

Steve
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posted posted 09-06-2004 05:04

templar:
sweet.

I never encountered the "combine" button before.
wow

Steve
Maniac (V) Inmate

From: Boston, MA, USA
Insane since: Apr 2000

posted posted 09-06-2004 05:12

"the pooch has been saved from such an unkind fate"
the pooch might not have found it unkind!


"my mind is clouded"
Fortunate man. Barley and hops involved in any way?

templar654
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: The Belly of a Fire Breathing Dragon
Insane since: Apr 2004

posted posted 09-06-2004 05:16

Sorry for the sarcasim but's that's me!

Also what I suggested actually does work, I use Illustrator mostly so I know my paths. I thought you were talking about getting them to be one path particlarly from your post:

quote:
I want to make them one path.


That pretty much says it all!!

Once again the sarcasim... live with it I'm in no hurry to check out of the Asylum!!
*exits to cell sleepy*

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(Edited by templar654 on 09-06-2004 05:20)

DL-44
Maniac (V) Inmate

From: under the bed
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posted posted 09-06-2004 05:31

Templar - Perhaps we are using different versions (7.0 here), or perhaps you are still not grasping what I mean, but I assure you that what you suggested did not have any effect as far as selecting two seperate paths - as in two seperate path-layers in the path palette.

Sarcasm is one thing. Being an outright asshole is altogether different. One thing comes in handy - always assume that you might be the one misunderstanding before you jump to the conclusion that it is the other person.


Steve - I guess it would depend on the pooch No, barley and hops is my intended cure though =)

templar654
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: The Belly of a Fire Breathing Dragon
Insane since: Apr 2004

posted posted 09-06-2004 06:42
quote:
Being an outright asshole


Thanks for the comments it's nice to know I can make a difference!

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(Edited by templar654 on 09-06-2004 06:44)

Tao
Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: The Pool Of Life
Insane since: Nov 2003

posted posted 09-07-2004 01:36

templar654
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: The Belly of a Fire Breathing Dragon
Insane since: Apr 2004

posted posted 09-07-2004 02:56

??? Was it something I said???

You know Tao you should stay away from the cafeteria, the chillies not very nice.

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(Edited by templar654 on 09-07-2004 02:56)

Tao
Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: The Pool Of Life
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posted posted 09-07-2004 12:54

It W a s T h e W a y Y o u S a i d I t T e m p l a r 6 5 4
I too would feel a little embarrassed if I had spoken to someone in that manner. Still, life's for living & learning and to-day is another day.
[ed]spelling[/ed]

:::tao::: ::cell::

(Edited by Tao on 09-07-2004 12:58)

templar654
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: The Belly of a Fire Breathing Dragon
Insane since: Apr 2004

posted posted 09-07-2004 13:26

Aw man how many times am I going to have to say this:

quote:
Being an outright asshole

Sorry for the sarcasim but's that's me!



That is my well... character I'm not proud of it, it's just me!!! You know if I could delete a post I'd very well delete all of mine cos even I know I say alot of crap!!! Anything bother you do what I do I G N O R E!!!

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DL-44
Maniac (V) Inmate

From: under the bed
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posted posted 09-07-2004 13:59

n/m misread posts.

whatever.... =)

(Edited by DL-44 on 09-07-2004 14:00)

LaSun
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: the dark one with no windows
Insane since: Sep 2001

posted posted 09-07-2004 14:28

templar i think u should go to your room and think long and hard about what you've done.

and no more black pills for you! i've seen u steal them off everybody else's trays...


sun
//dumdedum //

(Edited by LaSun on 09-07-2004 14:29)

templar654
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: The Belly of a Fire Breathing Dragon
Insane since: Apr 2004

posted posted 09-07-2004 14:35

*looks at LaSun skip down the hall*

*goes to cell and adds a new name to hitlist*

*checks for weapon hidden under bed... still there*

DA DA DA DAAN!!!

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