Adding attributes to groups


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Adding attributes to groups

When you begin to understand exactly what a group is inside of Illustrator, you'll find that you'll be able to take advantage by creating some really cool effects inside of the program. Let's start by talking about exactly what a group is inside of Illustrator. You see when I take two objects, and I tell Illustrator to group them together, Illustrator creates a third invisible object, something which we call a container. Illustrator then takes those two objects and places them into that container.

Again, its invisible, meaning we don't see it, but there is that third object inside of Illustrator now, which contains those two pieces of art inside of it. The reason why understanding this is significant is because even though that container itself is invisible, we can still perform certain actions on that container. In fact, we could start to treat that container as if it were a whole object itself inside of Illustrator, meaning we can apply appearances to it, for example, ...

Adding attributes to groups
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Adding attributes to groups provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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