Adjusting your 9-slice scaling guides


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Adjusting your 9-slice scaling guides

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to adjust the guidelines that are associated with 9-slice scaling, so that you get exactly the results you're looking for. I've saved my progress as 9-slice scaling.ai. I went ahead and undid the last step that I performed in the previous exercise. So that we're back to our original combination of the arrow and the tip bar. And it's called Arrow and tip down here at the bottom of the symbols panel and I do have 9-slice scaling turned on. I'm going to go ahead and drag this guy up a little bit so that I can scale it once again. You may recall that once I start scaling this graphic it's scaled in a very bizarre way, but I want to examine what's going on for moment.

I'm going to pressed Ctrl+R or Command+R on the Mac to bring up my rulers. Then I'm going to drag a guideline down to right there, because that's where the break in the action is happening. Illustrator is strangely adding another point right t...

Adjusting your 9-slice scaling guides
Video duration: 6m 54s 14h 53m Intermediate

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Adjusting your 9-slice scaling guides provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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