The Pathfinder panel (Window / Pathfinder) gives us a range of functions for combining objects into new shapes.

In this lesson we'll cover the ten different ways of combining shapes within the Pathfinder panel. We'll produce compound shapes and compound paths.

Functions of the Pathfinder:

  • Unite

  • Minus Front

  • Intersect

  • Exclude

  • Divide

  • Trim

  • Merge

  • Crop

  • Outline

  • Minus Back