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Illustrator Cs2 for Windows and Macintosh : Visual QuickStart Guide,9780321336569

Illustrator Cs2 for Windows and Macintosh : Visual QuickStart Guide

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9/20/2005
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Summary

The standard Illustrator design-school text is back - thoroughly revised and ready to take on the brand-new world of Illustrator CS2!

Author Biography

Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have written, designed, and illustrated Visual QuickStart Guides for QuarkXPress, Photoshop, LiveMotion, and Painter. Their books have been translated into 12 other languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide. They have taught at Pratt Manhattan, Cooper Union School of Art, the New School Computer Instruction Center, and Parsons School of Design. Also wrote Illustrator CS for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide (ISBN 0-321-19955-3).

Table of Contents

Illustrator Interface
1(480)
Tools
Using the Toolbox
1(1)
The Toolbox
2(1)
The tearoff toolbars
3(1)
On the screen
The Illustrator screen in Macintosh
4(2)
The Illustrator screen in Windows
6(2)
The Illustrator menus
8(2)
Using dialog boxes
10(1)
Using the palettes
11(1)
The palettes illustrated
12(16)
Mini-Glossary
28(3)
Measuring up
Change the units for the current document
31(1)
Undos and context menus
Multiple undos
32(1)
Context menus
32(1)
How Illustrator Works
Vector or raster?
33(1)
Creating objects
34(1)
Adding type
35(1)
Editing objects
35(1)
Reshaping objects
36(1)
Applying colors, patterns, transparency
37(1)
Adding appearances
37(1)
Using onscreen tools
38(1)
Outputting your work
38(1)
Create & Save Files
Launching Illustrator
Launch Illustrator in Macintosh
39(1)
Launch Illustrator in Windows
40(1)
Creating new documents
41(1)
Using templates
Preview the Illustrator templates
42(1)
Open a template or nontemplate file as an untitled document
42(1)
Create a template
43(1)
Changing the document setup
Change the artboard dimensions or orientation
44(1)
The artboard and printing
45(1)
Saving files
Save a file in the Illustrator format
46(2)
Resave a file
48(1)
Save a copy of a file
48(1)
Revert to the last saved version
48(1)
Ending a work session
Close a file
48(1)
Quit/exit Illustrator
48(1)
Open Files
Opening files from Illustrator
Open a file from Illustrator
49(1)
Open a file from the Mac Desktop or from Windows Explorer
49(1)
Using Bridge
Launch Bridge
50(1)
The panels in Bridge
51(1)
Customize the Bridge window
52(1)
Save a workspace for Bridge
53(1)
The Bridge menus
53(1)
Open files via Bridge
54(1)
Label and sort files via Bridge
55(1)
Assign keywords to files
55(1)
Search for files via Bridge
56(1)
Rearrange thumbnails manually
57(1)
Apply a sorting method
57(1)
Rename a file via Bridge
57(1)
Create a folder via Bridge
57(1)
Delete files via Bridge
58(1)
Export the cache for the current folder
58(1)
Delete the cache files
58(1)
Manage Color
Choosing color settings
59(5)
Monitor basics
60(1)
Calibrating your display
60(1)
Choose color settings
61(3)
Synchronizing color settings
64(1)
Synchronize color settings using Bridge
64(1)
Changing document profiles
Change or delete a file's color profile
65(1)
Soft-proofing a document
66(1)
Workspace
Changing zoom levels
Change zoom levels via the Navigator palette
67(1)
Choose a preset zoom level
68(1)
Change the zoom level with the Zoom tool
69(1)
Change the zoom level with any tool selected
69(1)
Changing views
Change the view
70(1)
Creating custom views
Define a custom view
71(1)
Rename or delete a custom view
71(1)
Creating new document windows
72(1)
Changing screen display modes
73(1)
Moving the illustration
Move the illustration with the Hand tool
73(1)
Move the illustration via the Navigator palette
74(1)
Creating workspaces
Save a workspace
75(1)
Rename, delete, or duplicate a workspace
76(1)
Geometric Objects
Deleting objects
77(1)
Creating rectangles and ellipses
Create a rectangle or an ellipse by dragging
78(1)
Create a rectangle or an ellipse by specifying dimensions
78(1)
Create a rounded rectangle
79(1)
Round the corners of an existing object
80(1)
Creating polygons
Create a polygon by clicking
80(1)
Create a polygon by dragging
81(1)
Creating stars
Create a star by clicking
81(1)
Create a star by dragging
82(1)
Creating flares
Create a flare by entering values
83(1)
Create a flare using the current Flare tool settings
83(1)
Create a flare by dragging
84(1)
Edit a flare
84(1)
Creating line segments
Draw a line segment by dragging
85(1)
Draw a line segment by entering values
85(1)
Creating arcs
Draw arcs by dragging
86(1)
Draw arcs by entering values
86(1)
Creating spirals
Create a spiral by entering values
87(1)
Create a spiral by dragging
87(1)
Creating rectangular grids
Create a rectangular grid by dragging
88(1)
Create a rectangular grid by entering values
89(1)
Creating polar grids
Create a polar grid by dragging
89(1)
Create a polar grid by entering values
90(1)
Select
Selection tools
The five selection tools
91(2)
Using the Selection tool
Select an object or objects
93(1)
Add or subtract objects from a selection
93(1)
Using the Direct Selection tool
Select/deselect anchor points or segments with the Direct Selection tool
94(1)
Selecting via a command
94(1)
Selecting via the Layers palette
95(1)
Using the Lasso tool
Select/deselect points or segments with the Lasso tool
96(1)
Saving selections
96(1)
Using the Magic Wand tool
Choose options for the Magic Wand tool
97(1)
Use the Magic Wand tool
98(1)
Selecting/deselecting all objects
98(1)
Select all the objects in a document
98(1)
Deselect all objects
98(1)
Inverse a selection
98(1)
Move, Copy & Align
Moving objects
Move an object by dragging
99(1)
Using smart guides
Use smart guides to align objects
100(1)
Hide/show an object's center point
101(1)
Duplicating objects
Drag-duplicate an object
102(1)
Duplicate or move objects between documents via the Clipboard
103(1)
Offset a duplicate of a path
104(1)
Aligning and distributing objects
105(2)
Fill & Stroke
Fill and stroke defined
107(1)
Applying colors quickly
Apply a solid color via the Color bar on the Color palette
108(1)
Apply a black or white fill or stroke
108(1)
Palettes used for applying color
109(1)
Basic coloring steps
110(1)
Saving colors as swatches
Save the current fill or stroke color as a swatch
110(1)
Color types
Colors for print
111(1)
Global colors
112(1)
Colors for the Web
112(1)
Painting paths
Apply a fill or stroke color to an existing path
113(1)
Choose a fill or stroke color before drawing
113(1)
Changing the document color mode
114(1)
Mixing process colors
115(1)
Using color editing shortcuts
116(1)
Using matching system and Web colors
Add matching system or Web colors to the Swatches palette
117(1)
Changing stroke attributes
Change the width of a stroke
118(1)
Change the position of a stroke on a closed path
118(1)
Create a dashed stroke
119(1)
Modify stroke caps or joins
120(1)
Using the Swatches palette
Choose swatch display options
121(1)
Copy swatches between Illustrator files
122(1)
Restore default swatches to the Swatches palette
123(1)
Delete swatches
124(1)
Rearrange swatches
125(1)
Duplicate a swatch
125(1)
Resolve swatch conflicts
126(1)
Merge spot color swatches
126(1)
Selecting objects by color
Select objects based on their color attributes
127(1)
Inverting colors
127(1)
Making global color changes
Replace a swatch globally
128(1)
Edit a color globally
128(1)
Adjusting and converting colors
Adjust or convert colors
129(1)
Convert object colors to grayscale mode
129(1)
Using the Eyedropper tool
Choose Eyedropper options
130(1)
Use the Eyedropper tool
131(1)
Using the Saturate filter
132(1)
Blending fill colors between objects
132(1)
Converting colors
Convert a process color to a spot color or vice versa
133(1)
Colorizing images
Colorize a grayscale image
133(1)
Creating fill patterns
Create a fill pattern
134(1)
Use a rectangle to define a fill pattern
134(1)
Edit a fill pattern
135(1)
Create a geometric fill pattern
136(1)
Expand a pattern fill or stroke into individual objects
136(1)
Transform
Transformation tools and commands
137(1)
Transforming by dragging
138(6)
Transform an object via its bounding box
139(1)
Square off the bounding box
139(1)
Use the Free Transform tool
140(1)
Use smart guides as you transform an object
141(1)
Rotate, reflect, scale, or shear an object by dragging
142(2)
Transforming via a palette
Move, scale, rotate, or shear objects via the Transform palette
144(1)
Move an object or group via the Control palette
145(1)
Repeating a transformation
145(1)
Transforming via a dialog box
Rotate, reflect, scale, or shear an object via a dialog box
146(2)
Perform multiple transformations via the Transform Each command
148(1)
Use the Transform Effect command to apply editable effects
149(1)
Move an object via a dialog box
150(1)
Reshape
The path building blocks
151(1)
Moving points and segments
152(1)
Reshaping curves
152(1)
Converting points
Convert a corner anchor point into a smooth anchor point
153(1)
Convert a smooth anchor point into a corner anchor point
154(1)
Rotate direction lines independently
154(1)
Adding points
Add anchor points to a path manually
155(1)
Add anchor points to a path via a command
156(1)
Add to an open path with the Pencil or Paintbrush tool
157(1)
Add to an open path with the Pen tool
157(1)
Deleting points
Delete anchor points from a path
158(1)
Quick reshaping
Erase part of a path with the Erase tool
159(1)
Reshape a path with the Pencil or Paintbrush tool
159(1)
Smooth part of a path
160(1)
Choose settings for the Smooth tool
160(1)
Apply the Zig Zag effect
161(1)
Use the Reshape tool
162(1)
Exercise: Draw a paintbrush with the Reshape tool
163(1)
Averaging points
164(1)
Joining endpoints
165(2)
Combining objects via a command
167(1)
Slicing and dicing
Split a path with the Scissors tool
168(1)
Split a path by deleting a point or a segment
168(1)
Cut objects via the Divide Objects Below command
169(1)
Cut an object into separate shapes
170(1)
Exercise: Change a square into a star
171(1)
Exercise: Draw a light bulb
172(1)
Live Paint
What is a live paint group?
173(1)
Using the Pencil tool
Draw with the Pencil tool
174(1)
Choose Pencil tool preferences
175(1)
Creating live paint groups
176(1)
Using the Live Paint Bucket tool
Recolor faces with the Live Paint Bucket tool
177(1)
Choose Live Paint Bucket tool options
178(1)
Modify live paint edges with the Live Paint Bucket tool
179(1)
Using the Live Paint Selection tool
Choose Live Paint Selection tool options
180(1)
Use the Live Paint Selection tool
180(1)
Reshaping live paint groups
Reshape or move paths in a live paint group
181(1)
Adding paths to a live paint group
182(1)
Choosing gap options for a live paint group
183(1)
Expanding and releasing live paint groups
184(1)
Exercise: Sketch a scarf
185(2)
Pen
Drawing with the Pen tool
187(4)
Draw a straight-sided object with the Pen tool
188(1)
Draw smooth curves with the Pen tool
189(2)
Converting points
Convert smooth points into corner points as you draw them
191(1)
Convert points on an existing path
192(1)
Exercise: Convert a rectangle into a costume mask
193(2)
Layers
The Layers palette
What the palette is used for
195(1)
Object names on the Layers palette
196(1)
Choose Layers palette options
196(1)
Creating layers
Create a new top-level layer
197(1)
Create a sublayer
198(1)
Creating groups
199(1)
Highlighting layers and objects
Highlight a layer, sublayer, group, or object
200(1)
Highlight multiple items
201(1)
Selecting objects
Select all the objects in a layer
202(1)
Deselect all the objects in a layer
202(1)
Select one object
202(1)
Select multiple objects on different layers
203(1)
Working with groups
Select all the objects in a group
203(1)
Isolate a group
204(1)
Select some objects in a group
205(1)
Deselect an object in a selected group
205(1)
Copy an object in a group
205(1)
Move an object (or group) into a group
206(1)
Add a new object to a group
207(1)
Ungroup a group
207(1)
Restacking objects and layers
Restack a layer, group, or object
208(1)
Move an object to a different layer
209(1)
Restack an object in front of or behind another object
209(1)
Duplicating layers and objects
Duplicate a layer, sublayer, or object
210(1)
Copy objects between layers
210(1)
Deleting layers
Delete a layer, sublayer, group, or object
211(1)
Choosing layer and object options
212(2)
Locking layers and objects
214(1)
Hiding layers and objects
215(1)
Changing layer views
Change the view for a top-level layer
216(1)
Display all top-level layers in Outline view except one
216(1)
Creating template layers
217(1)
Locating objects
Locate an object on the Layers palette
218(1)
Collecting objects in a new layer
Move layers, sublayers, groups, or objects to a new layer
219(1)
Releasing objects to layers
Move objects to new, separate layers
219(2)
Merging layers and groups
Merge layers, sublayers, or groups
221(1)
Flattening layers
222(1)
Create Type
The type tools
223(1)
Creating point type
224(1)
Creating type in a rectangle
225(1)
Creating area type
Enter type inside an object
226(1)
Creating path type
Place type along an object's path
227(1)
Reposition type on a path
227(1)
Apply options to path type
228(1)
Rotating type
Rotate type characters on a custom angle
229(1)
Make a whole horizontal type block vertical, or vice versa
229(1)
Importing text
230(1)
Threading type
Thread overflow type to another object
231(1)
Display text threads
232(1)
Unthread two type objects
232(1)
Release an object from a thread and preserve the remaining threads
232(1)
Remove all threading between objects and leave the type in place
232(1)
Copying and moving type
Copy type and its object between files
233(1)
Move type from one object to another
233(1)
Creating type outlines
234(1)
Exercise: Type on an ellipse
235(2)
Style & Edit Type
Selecting type
237(3)
Select type and its object
238(1)
Select a type object but not the type
239(1)
Select type but not its object
239(1)
Updating legacy text
Respond to a legacy text warning
240(1)
Update legacy text objects
241(1)
The Character, Paragraph, and Control palettes
242(1)
Changing fonts
Change fonts
243(1)
Apply underline or strikethrough styling
243(1)
Changing the point size
244(1)
Changing leading
Change leading via the Character palette
245(1)
Change leading via the keyboard
245(1)
Applying kerning and tracking
Apply kerning or tracking
246(1)
Fit type to its container
247(1)
Horizontal scaling
Scale type horizontally and/or vertically
248(1)
Restore normal scaling
248(1)
Using smart punctuation
Create smart punctuation
249(1)
Specify a quotation marks style for future type
249(1)
Inserting alternate glyphs
Replace a character with an alternate glyph manually
250(1)
Insert a glyph into text manually
251(1)
Specify or insert alternate glyphs automatically
251(1)
Choose an alternate numeral style
252(1)
Produce fractions
253(1)
Change case
253(1)
Changing paragraph alignment
254(1)
Changing paragraph indentation
255(1)
Inter-paragraph spacing
256(1)
Hyphenation
Choose hyphenation options
257(1)
Hang punctuation
258(1)
Character and paragraph styles
258(5)
Create or modify a character or paragraph style
259(2)
Apply a type style
261(1)
Remove overrides from styled text
261(1)
Redefine a type style
261(1)
Delete a character or paragraph style
262(1)
Load type styles from another Illustrator document
262(1)
Finding and replacing text
263(1)
Checking spelling
Check spelling
264(1)
Edit the custom dictionary
265(1)
Finding and replacing fonts
266(2)
Choosing area type options
268(1)
Baseline-shifting type
269(1)
Setting tabs
Insert tabs into text
270(1)
Set or modify custom tab stops
271(1)
Creating special effects with type
Wrap type around an object
272(1)
Release a text wrap
272(1)
Create a shadow for point type
273(1)
Slant a type block
274(1)
Exercises
Add multiple strokes to a character
275(1)
Create type with a rough fill area
275(1)
Create an embossed letter
276(1)
Acquire
Acquiring images
277(1)
Using the Open command
278(1)
Using the Place command
Place an image into an Illustrator document
279(1)
Choosing Photoshop import options
280(2)
Placing adjustment layers
281(1)
EPS versus PSD
281(1)
Placing Photoshop text
281(1)
Working with linked images
Edit a linked image in its original application
282(1)
Replace a linked image or an embedded TIFF or JPEG
283(1)
Select a linked image or an embedded TIFF or JPEG
283(1)
View file information for a file
284(1)
Choose Links palette display options
284(1)
Update a modified linked image
285(1)
Locate or replace images upon opening a file
285(1)
Choose placement options for a linked image
286(1)
Change a file's status from linked to embedded
286(1)
Using drag-and-drop
287(2)
Drag and drop from Photoshop to Illustrator
287(2)
Appearances & Styles
Using the Appearance palette
289(2)
Appearance attributes and layers
290(1)
Target appearance attributes to a layer
290(1)
The Appearance palette icons
291(1)
Applying appearance attributes
291(2)
Editing and restacking attributes
Edit or restack appearance attributes
293(1)
Edit a stroke or fill attribute
293(1)
Remove a brush stroke from a stroke attribute
294(1)
Apply multiple stroke or fill attributes
294(1)
Duplicating appearance attributes
295(1)
Removing appearance attributes
Remove an appearance attribute
295(1)
Remove all appearance attributes from an item
295(1)
Choosing options for future objects
Choose appearance options for future objects
296(1)
Blends and appearances
296(1)
Applying graphic styles
297(2)
Copying and moving attributes
Copy or move appearance attributes from one object or layer to another
299(1)
Breaking the link to a graphic style
300(1)
Creating graphic styles
Create a new graphic style from an object
300(1)
Duplicate a graphic style
301(1)
Editing graphic styles
302(1)
Merging graphic styles
303(1)
Deleting graphic styles
303(1)
Using graphic style libraries
Copy graphic styles from a library or file to the Graphic Styles palette
304(1)
Create a graphic styles library
305(1)
Expanding attributes
Expand an object's appearance attributes
306(1)
Effects & Filters
Effects and filters: an overview
Using effects
307(1)
...versus using filters
308(1)
Applying filters and effects
309(1)
Applying Illustrator effects
Apply an effect
310(1)
Edit an applied effect
310(1)
Using effects in graphic styles
Add an effect to or edit an effect in a graphic style
311(1)
Remove an effect from a layer, object, or graphic style
311(1)
A few Illustrator effects up close
Apply Pathfinder effects
312(1)
Apply a Convert to Shape effect
313(1)
Use live shapes with type
314(1)
Apply the Inner Glow or Outer Glow effect
315(1)
Apply the Scribble effect
316(1)
Two Illustrator filters/effects up close
Create a drop shadow
317(1)
Apply the Roughen effect or filter
318(1)
Apply the Twist effect or filter
318(1)
Rasterizing objects
319(2)
An Illustrator filter up close
Apply the Object Mosaic filter
321(1)
Using the Filter or Effect Gallery
322(2)
The Photoshop filters illustrated
Artistic filters
324(2)
Blur filters
326(1)
Brush Strokes filters
326(1)
Distort filters
327(1)
Pixelate filters
328(1)
Sketch filters
329(2)
Stylize filter
331(1)
Texture filters
331(2)
Applying the Extrude & Bevel effect
333(2)
Applying the Revolve effect
335(2)
Applying the Rotate effect
337(1)
Using 3D Surface options
338(2)
Mapping artwork to a 3D object
340(1)
Live Tracing
Using the live tracing features
341(1)
Tracing a raster image
342(1)
Applying tracing options
343(3)
Managing tracing presets
Create, delete, edit, import, or export a tracing preset
346(1)
Releasing a live tracing
346(1)
Expanding a live tracing
Expand a live trace object
347(1)
Trace and expand an image in one step
347(1)
Converting a tracing to a live paint group
Convert a live trace object to a live paint group
348(1)
Trace and convert an image to a live paint group in one step
348(1)
Exercise: Trace an object
349(2)
Brushes
Using brushes
351(1)
Using the Paintbrush tool
Draw with the Paintbrush tool
352(1)
Choose preferences for the Paintbrush tool
352(1)
Applying brushes
353(1)
Using the Brushes palette
Add brushes from other libraries
354(1)
Choose Brushes palette display options
355(1)
Removing brush strokes
Remove a brush stroke from an object
355(1)
Expanding brush strokes
Expand a brush stroke into outlined paths
355(1)
Creating and editing Scatter brushes
356(2)
Creating and editing Calligraphic brushes
358(2)
Creating and editing Art brushes
360(1)
Duplicating brushes
361(1)
Creating and editing Pattern brushes
Create swatches for a Pattern brush
362(1)
Create a Pattern brush
363(1)
Edit a Pattern brush
364(1)
Editing brushes manually
Edit a Scatter, Art, or Pattern brush manually
365(1)
Editing brush strokes on objects
Change the stroke options for an individual object
366(2)
Creating brush libraries
368(1)
Deleting brushes
Delete a brush from the Brushes palette
368(1)
Blends
Blends are live!
369(1)
Blending objects via a command
370(1)
Releasing a blend
370(1)
Choosing blend options
371(1)
Editing blend objects
372(1)
Reversing blend components
Reverse the stacking position of objects in a blend
373(1)
Reverse the location of objects in a blend
373(1)
Using the Blend tool
374(1)
Replacing the blend spine
375(1)
Exercise: Use a blend to apply shading
376(1)
Gradients
Applying Gradients
377(2)
Fill an object with a gradient
378(1)
Creating gradients
Create and save a two-color gradient
379(1)
Editing gradients
380(2)
Using the Gradient tool
Use the Gradient tool
382(1)
Spread a gradient across multiple objects
383(1)
Gradient meshes
What is a mesh?
384(1)
Mesh building blocks
384(1)
Convert an object into a mesh with the Mesh tool
385(1)
Convert an object into a mesh via a command
386(1)
Recoloring meshes
Recolor a mesh
387(1)
Add mesh points or lines
387(1)
Reshaping meshes
Reshape the overall mesh path
388(1)
Delete mesh points
389(1)
Reshape the interior mesh
389(1)
Using the Expand command
Expand a standard gradient into separate objects
390(1)
Expand a radial or linear gradient into a mesh
390(1)
Combine Paths
Applying Shape Mode commands
391(2)
Apply the Shape Mode commands
392(1)
Expand a compound shape
392(1)
Release a compound shape
393(1)
Applying the Pathfinder commands
Apply the Pathfinder commands
393(2)
Convert a stroke or an open path into a filled object
395(1)
Creating compound paths
Create a compound path
395(5)
Add an object to a compound path
397(1)
Reverse an object's fill in a compound path
397(1)
Release a compound path
398(2)
Masks & Transparency
Using clipping sets
400(5)
Create a clipping set
400(1)
Select a whole clipping set
401(1)
Select an individual clipping path or masked object
401(1)
Select all the clipping masks in a document
401(1)
Add an object to a clipping set
401(1)
Restack a masked object within its clipping set
402(1)
Copy a masked object
402(1)
Take an object out of a clipping set
403(1)
Recolor a clipping path
403(1)
Release a clipping set
404(1)
Using Transparency
405(1)
Choosing opacity and blending modes
Change the opacity or blending mode of an object, group, or layer
406(1)
Change the opacity or blending mode of only an object's fill or stroke
406(1)
The blending modes
407(2)
Restricting transparency effects
Restrict a blending mode effect to specific objects
409(1)
Knock out objects
410(1)
Using the transparency grid
Show/hide the transparency grid
411(1)
Choose preferences for the transparency grid
412(1)
Using opacity masks
Create an opacity mask
413(1)
Turn clipping on or off for an opacity mask
414(1)
Invert an opacity mask
414(1)
Reshape or edit an opacity masking object
415(1)
Move a mask object independently
416(1)
Deactivate a mask
416(1)
Release an opacity mask
416(1)
Symbols
Using the Symbols palette
417(2)
Create individual symbol instances
418(1)
Change the Symbols palette display
419(1)
Opening symbol libraries
Use symbols from other libraries
419(1)
Replacing symbols
Replace the symbol in an instance
420(1)
Creating symbols
420(1)
Saving symbol libraries
421(1)
Deleting symbols
421(1)
Modifying symbol instances
422(1)
Duplicating symbols
422(1)
Redefining symbols
423(1)
Using the Symbol Sprayer tool
424(1)
Choosing symbolism tool options
Choose global properties for the symbolism tools
425(1)
Choose Symbol Sprayer tool options
426(1)
Adding symbol instances to a set
427(1)
Using the Symbol Shifter tool
Use the Symbol Shifter tool
428(1)
Choose Symbol Shifter tool options
428(1)
Using the Symbol Scruncher tool
Use the Symbol Scruncher tool
429(1)
Choose Symbol Scruncher tool options
429(1)
Using the Symbol Sizer tool
Use the Symbol Sizer tool
430(1)
Choose Symbol Sizer tool options
430(1)
Using the Symbol Spinner tool
Use the Symbol Spinner tool
431(1)
Choose Symbol Spinner tool options
431(1)
Using the Symbol Stainer tool
Use the Symbol Stainer tool
432(1)
Choose Symbol Stainer tool options
432(1)
Using the Symbol Screener tool
Use the Symbol Screener tool
433(1)
Choose Symbol Screener tool options
433(1)
Using the Symbol Styler tool
Use the Symbol Styler tool
434(1)
Choose Symbol Styler tool options
434(2)
Expanding symbol instances
436(1)
Liquify
Using the Liquify tools
437(1)
Choosing liquify tool options
438(3)
Choose global brush dimensions
439(1)
Choose options for an individual liquify tool
440(1)
Using the Warp, Pucker, and Bloat tools
441(1)
Using the Twirl tool
442(1)
Using the Scallop, Crystallize, and Wrinkle tools
442(2)
Creating Envelopes
444(4)
Create a mesh envelope
445(1)
Create a warp envelope
446(1)
Create an envelope from a user-created path
447(1)
Editing envelopes
Edit an envelope
448(1)
Edit objects in an envelope
449(1)
Reset an envelope
449(1)
Releasing and expanding envelopes
Release an envelope
450(1)
Expand an envelope
450(1)
Choosing envelope options
451(2)
Rulers, Guides & Grid
Changing the ruler origin
Move the ruler origin
453(1)
Restore the ruler origin to its default location
454(1)
Creating ruler guides
454(1)
Creating object guides
Turn an object into a guide
455(1)
Turn an object guide back into an object
455(1)
Locking/unlocking guides
Lock or unlock all guides
456(1)
Lock or unlock one guide
456(1)
Removing guides
Remove one guide
456(1)
Remove all guides
456(1)
Creating guides via a command
Place guides around an object or create evenly spaced guides
457(1)
Using the Grid
Show/hide the grid
458(1)
Use Snap to Grid
458(1)
Changing the Constrain Angle
459(1)
Using the Measure tool
460(1)
Actions
Using the Actions palette
461(1)
Creating an actions set
462(1)
Recording an action
462(1)
Playing back actions
Play back an action on an image
463(1)
Temporarily exclude a command from playing back
463(1)
Inserting Menu Commands
Add a menu command to an action
463(1)
Insert a stop in an existing action
464(1)
Record commands into an existing action
465(1)
Turn the dialog box pause for a command off or on
465(1)
Rerecord a command that uses a dialog box
466(1)
Delete an action or command
466(1)
Restack a command or move it to another action
466(1)
Copy a command
467(1)
Managing actions sets
Save an actions set
467(1)
Load an actions set
467(1)
Batch-processing files with actions
468(1)
Preferences
Creating a custom startup file
469(1)
General Preferences
470(2)
Type Preferences
472(1)
Units & Display Performance Preferences
473(1)
Guides & Grid Preferences
474(1)
Smart Guides & Slices Preferences
475(1)
Hyphenation Preferences
476(1)
Plug-ins & Scratch Disks Preferences
477(1)
File Handling & Clipboard Preferences
478(2)
Appearance of Black Preferences
480(1)
Print
481(80)
Print dialog box: General and Setup panels
Print to a black-and-white or color PostScript printer
482(2)
Print (tile) an illustration that's larger than the paper size
484(2)
Marks and Bleed panel
Include printer's marks in your printout
486(1)
Choose bleed values
487(1)
Output panel
Output a composite print or color separations
488(1)
Set colors to print and/or convert colors to process
489(1)
Graphics panel
Change a document's flatness setting to facilitate PostScript printing
490(1)
Download fonts and print meshes
491(1)
Print to a PostScript file
491(1)
Color Management panel
Print using color management
492(1)
Advanced panel
Choose overprint and flattening options for output
493(1)
Summary panel
View a summary of the current print settings
493(1)
Printing and exporting transparency
Determine how transparency is flattened for exported files
494(1)
Choose custom transparency flattener options
495(2)
Creating and editing presets
Create a transparency flattener, tracing, print, or PDF preset
497(2)
Creating custom crop marks
Create a crop area
499(1)
Limit the printout to the crop area
499(1)
Remove crop marks created with the Crop Area command
500(1)
Create crop marks for an object
500(1)
Choosing raster settings for effects
501(1)
Using the Document Info palette
502(1)
Export
Saving as EPS
503(3)
Saving as PDF
506(4)
Using the Export command
Export a file
510(1)
A few formats in brief
511(1)
Exporting as Flash (swf)
512(2)
Exporting as JPEG
514(1)
Exporting to Photoshop
Create a Photoshop (psd) file
515(2)
Web
Exporting Web graphics
517(7)
Image size
518(1)
Compression
518(1)
GIF
519(1)
JPEG
520(1)
PNG-8 and PNG-24
521(1)
Vector formats for the Web
521(1)
Dithering
522(1)
Anti-aliasing
522(1)
Transparency and matte
523(1)
Slicing a document
Show/hide slices
524(1)
Create an image or HTML text slice
525(1)
Create a user slice
525(1)
Select a slice
525(1)
Scale a user slice
526(1)
Move a user slice
526(1)
Duplicate a user slice
526(1)
Combine two or more user slices into one
526(1)
Divide a user slice into smaller slices
527(1)
Restack a user slice
527(1)
Lock all slices
527(1)
Release a slice
527(1)
Delete a user slice
527(1)
Choose slice options
528(2)
Using pixel preview view
530(1)
Optimizing using preset settings
530(2)
Optimize a document or a slice using preset settings
531(1)
Optimizing as GIF or PNG-8
532(2)
Making solid colors Web-safe
534(1)
Optimizing as JPEG
535(1)
Optimizing as PNG-24
536(1)
Creating an optimization preset
537(1)
Optimizing to a specific file size
537(1)
Resizing an optimized image
538(1)
Optimizing as SVG
539(3)
Apply an SVG filter effect to an object
540(1)
Optimize as SVG
540(1)
Save a file as SVG or SVGZ
541(1)
Exporting objects as CSS layers
542(1)
Creating image maps
543(1)
Creating data-driven graphics
544(14)
A Keyboard Shortcuts
List of keyboard shortcuts
545(13)
Customizing shortcuts
Assign your own shortcuts
558(2)
Choose, delete, or print a keyset
560(1)
Index 561


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