Following a long-running thread on the Adobe Illustrator forum [click here to read], it emerged that there are different methods to measure the area of a vector path within Illustrator. It was interesting to see that each approach was different – and free – and included a plugin and a hidden window within Illustrator intended for debugging by the development team. Each of the two methods has it own advantages, but both have the same disadvantage; they can only provide a result for simple paths – not compound paths, clipped paths, etc.
In this tip, we’ll have a look at both previously-disclosed methods plus a third option making unique use of Read the Complete Article
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