1.Create a new Adobe Illustrator document.
2.Import fcstreets.mif from the Tutorial Data folder.
3.A trim-to line needs to be selected before trimming can occur. Select the line indicated in the image below:
4.On the Adobe Illustrator Tools panel, click the MAP Trim Tool button.
5.Click a line that intersects the trim-to line. It should be highlighted in momentarily in a selection colour:
The line segment is removed. If you made a mistake, you can simply Undo and the feature will return.
To trim the multiple intersecting lines at a time, you can use the click-and-drag method.
6.Near a line to be trimmed (white space), click and hold and drag the cursor across several lines that intersect the trim-to line. Lines eligible for trimming are highlighted.
7.Release when ready to trim the lines.
All lines are trimmed at once.
8.Close document without saving.