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[By Design] An annoying bug with boolean operation using open curve?.

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I have encountered this annoying problem when I'm half through a large project where there are many boolean operations involved,  I'm forced to use coraldraw in the middle way because of this problem,  even to prepare the screen capture I had to use photoshop to apply different color...

The intension is to "slice a shape into several pieces using several paths and apply different color to different pieces"

or "cut a path and put something different below"

The program seems to force close an open curve during boolean operations.

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before subtracting: with the stroke selected, go to layer expand stroke.


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You can only subtract closed curves. If you try to subtract an open curve it will first be closed for you, and then subtracted.

As @dutchshader has indicated, you need to expand the stroke (which will give you a closed curve of the desired shape).

 


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