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Gradient Fill on a Curve
« on: January 14, 2009, 11:16:42 AM »
When using the fill action, I have attempted numerous ways to have the fill & fill highlight to follow the shape and not cut through it, I have attached a file in an attempt to demonstrate what I am trying to achieve. If anyone has any ideas I would appreciate the assistance

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Re: Gradient Fill on a Curve
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2009, 01:01:56 PM »
Two ideas:

1. Make a custom line pattern that approximates a gradient fill. You can do this by stacking lines of different shades of a color.
2. Slice a wedge from a circular segment. Apply a gradient fill, then duplicate the segment.

It makes a lot more sense if you look at this illustration:

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