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Illustrator CS2 Power Shortcuts

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A pro must know an application inside and out, and be able to take advantage of its many features in the most efficient and effective way possible. In Illustrator CS2 Power Shortcuts, artist Brian Wood will help you get there by teaching you Adobe Illustrator's intricacies and shortcuts. You will learn everything from general program shortcuts to time-saving text editing and image transformation secrets. Brian also covers working with graphs, live effects, printing, and even hidden Illustrator Easter Eggs. Exercise files accompany the training, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Aligning points with Average

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Illustrator CS2 Power Shortcuts

83 video lessons · 4960 viewers

Brian Wood

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  1. 50s
    1. Introduction
  2. 37m 46s
    1. Resetting Illustrator CS2 preferences on open
      5m 43s
    2. Viewing Illustrator CS2 information and document history
      2m 52s
    3. Creating a custom startup file
      6m 2s
    4. Changing application preferences
      8m 28s
    5. Modifying keyboard shortcuts
      4m 4s
    6. Sharing keyboard shortcuts
      2m 57s
    7. Guide tricks
      4m 1s
    8. Reducing file size
      3m 39s
  3. 16m 32s
    1. Customizing the control palette
      4m 15s
    2. Toggling palettes and toolbars
      2m 47s
    3. Collapsing palette groups
      2m 32s
    4. Toolbox shortcuts
      3m 15s
    5. Viewing file information easily
      3m 43s
  4. 5m 3s
    1. Zooming shortcuts
      2m 41s
    2. Working with multiple document windows
      2m 22s
  5. 28m 49s
    1. Selection modifiers
      5m 31s
    2. Group isolation
      4m 38s
    3. Selecting with the layers palette
      3m 13s
    4. Magic wand selections
      4m 48s
    5. Select same attributes
      3m 43s
    6. Saving selections
      4m 27s
    7. Selecting stray points and clean up
      2m 29s
  6. 18m 36s
    1. Shape drawing shortcuts
      8m 48s
    2. Using the flare tool
      9m 48s
  7. 1h 2m
    1. Point selection shortcuts
      5m 7s
    2. Transform palette shortcuts
      3m 54s
    3. Reflect made easy
      4m 10s
    4. Transforming pattern fills
      4m 25s
    5. Transform each command
      2m 47s
    6. Smart guide snapping
      2m 40s
    7. Selecting objects by characteristics
      3m 49s
    8. Snapping objects
      3m 25s
    9. Scaling objects
      2m 42s
    10. Using defined arrow movements
      2m 41s
    11. Cutting straight lines with the knife tool
      2m 51s
    12. Aligning and distributing
      6m 50s
    13. Converting strokes to shapes
      1m 58s
    14. Adding arrowheads to lines
      3m 29s
    15. Aligning points with Average
      2m 16s
    16. Average and Join together
      1m 46s
    17. Simplifying shapes
      4m 3s
    18. Line segments
      3m 31s
  8. 16m 47s
    1. Swatch shortcuts
      3m 45s
    2. Gradient color swapping and duplicating
      4m 40s
    3. Applying sample color to a gradient stop
      1m 15s
    4. Applying color and swatches
      1m 49s
    5. Applying gradients across multiple objects
      1m 56s
    6. Sharing swatches with other Adobe applications
      3m 22s
  9. 15m 20s
    1. Layer shortcuts
      4m 7s
    2. Layers and outline mode
      1m 51s
    3. Layers and opacity
      2m 19s
    4. Quick find in the layers palette
      1m 23s
    5. Getting the layers palette to run faster
      2m 40s
    6. Layers and appearance
      3m 0s
  10. 16m 50s
    1. Working with multiple strokes and fills on text
      5m 22s
    2. Appearance and graphic styles
      4m 11s
    3. Copy appearances between objects
      3m 21s
    4. Web buttons made easy
      3m 56s
  11. 7m 33s
    1. Moving points as you draw (pen tool)
      2m 5s
    2. Disable auto add/delete
      2m 19s
    3. Close a shape automatically with the pencil or brush
      1m 17s
    4. Combine two open paths with the pencil tool
      1m 52s
  12. 21m 46s
    1. Start a mesh quickly
      8m 19s
    2. Editing a mesh grid
      7m 8s
    3. Changing mesh colors quickly
      3m 2s
    4. Mesh creation tip
      3m 17s
  13. 18m 25s
    1. Creating brush shortcuts
      4m 33s
    2. Symbol sprayer shortcuts
      3m 39s
    3. Nested symbols
      5m 17s
    4. Symbol and brush library persistence
      1m 29s
    5. Brushes and masks
      3m 27s
  14. 5m 16s
    1. Blending tips
      5m 16s
  15. 6m 7s
    1. Converting area to point type
      1m 46s
    2. Type formatting shortcuts
      4m 21s
  16. 29m 21s
    1. Creating graphs
      9m 15s
    2. Formatting graphs
      3m 1s
    3. Adding pictures or symbols to graphs
      9m 53s
    4. Importing graph data
      4m 37s
    5. Combining graph types
      2m 35s
  17. 6m 8s
    1. Converting to other shapes
      3m 41s
    2. Drawing the other half
      2m 27s
  18. 25s
    1. Goodbye

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