How do you divide in Adobe Illustrator?
Select all the objects (or you can simply choose Ctrl + A), and then click “Divide” on your pathfinders window.
What does the divide tool do in Illustrator?
Expanding a compound shape frees each of the newly generated paths for individual editing. With the two objects selected, click the Divide tool in the Pathfinder panel. After you divide the objects, you can ungroup them and separate them (Figure 41b).
How do I separate text lines in Illustrator?
How to Break Apart Text in Illustrator: If you want each character as a separate object, you need to create separate text objects for each character. Type > Create Outlines will convert the text object to vector shapes, then each shape can be manipulated.
How do I split a vector in Illustrator?
Select everything (command + A) and go in the menu “Object” and select “ungroup.” You might need to do this a few times. You can use the “selection tool” (black arrow) and double click on the element you want; it should isolate it or its group. You can do this a few times to select individual elements.