How do you split text in Adobe Illustrator?

How do I separate text from background in Illustrator?

1 Answer

  1. Type some black text over the image you want to cut out.
  2. With the Selection tool (V) select both the background group, and the text.
  3. Open the Appearance panel, and click on the Opacity.
  4. Click Make Mask.
  5. Deselect the Clip option.

How do you ungroup text in Illustrator?

Ungrouping text is the same as ungrouping objects, but your text must be outlined first. Select the outlined text, right-click and select Ungroup, or use the keyboard shortcut Command + Shift + G (Ctrl + Shift + G on Windows).

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