Illustrator: can I align an open path to either Inside or Outside

I’m trying to create a quotation mark, and am having trouble aligning my shapes.

The top arc is the arc tool, but I can’t figure out how to align the stroke to the inside of the line. Could you help me with this, or let me know a better way to create this graphic?


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You can’t align the stroke of an open path, but you can align the path itself!

From Preferences → General check “Use Preview Bounds”:

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This will use the visual appearance of objects to create their bounding box, rather than the paths themselves; which means we can align to the outside of our stroke:

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Source : Link , Question Author : Blaine McGaff , Answer Author : Cai

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