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Illustrator layout tips

When you open up an Illustrator file given to you by somebody else, you need to know the size of the artboards. You can't find that out though by going to File and Document Setup like we did in the olden days. The only thing I see in Document Setup that's helpful, it tells me that I have eighth of an inch bleed, and you can see the red bleed guideline around each of the artboards. If I want to find out the size of my artboards, I need to use the Artboard tool. Once I choose the Artboard tool, you can see that my letterhead is selected, you can see the Dashed line around it, and if you look up in the control panel, you can see that the dimensions are 8.5 x 11 as you might expect.

If I choose my business card, you can see that it's 3.5 inches x 2 inches and my envelope is 9.5 x 4.25. That's actually the wrong size. I want to change the size of this to be my 9.5 x 4.125. First of all, I want to make sure that I pin down the upper-left-hand corner of that artboard, because I li...

Illustrator layout tips
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Illustrator layout tips provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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