: Live Paint Bucket Tool does not recognize all sections of image I created a rectangle and added two lines inside (it is meant to be a table that will hold text). I want to target selected
I created a rectangle and added two lines inside (it is meant to be a table that will hold text). I want to target selected sections within the overall rectangle, but the Live Paint Bucket Tool only sees the larger rectangle, as below:
What am I doing wrong, and how can I have the internal lines of the rectangle turn red?
Based on joojaa's comment, I closely checked the figure, and each point is similar to what's shown below, and has a point of intersection:
I was able to solve the problem by clicking "Merge Live Paint" button on the control panel, as described by the following message:
I am happy that the problem went away, but I don't understand why the paths were in an unmerged state in the first place. In any case, I hope this information will help someone else in the future.