How to shrink down paths in Illustrator (cs6) whilst maintaining equivalent strokes?

I have a selection of paths in illustrator (cs6).

I want to select all the paths and free transform them to something like a 3rd of the size. The problem is when I shrink them down, the stroke on the paths stays the same. So originally some had 1pt and 2pt stroke, bit when I free transform all the paths to a 3rd of the original size, the strokes are all still 1pt and 2pt big.

I don’t want to have to go through each path and change the stroke, as it would take a long time. is there a tool/option in illustrator that can help with this?


Using the Scale tool, tick the check box which says “Scale strokes and effects” before scaling. That reduces your strokes proportionally.

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