Using Illustrator to Align and Distribute Objects


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Aligning and distributing objects

Even with the use of Smart Guides inside of Adobe Illustrator it can be somewhat difficult to lineup multiple objects or even distribute them evenly across a page. In this movie, I'll show you exactly how to utilize some of the Alignment commands inside of Illustrator to lineup your artwork and evenly distribute it in multiple directions. As you can see here I've got several circles on my artboard, and they are all scattered about, but I want to make sure that they line up properly and that they are evenly distributed across the page. Maybe I am showing multiple versions of a logo and I don't want the position of one of them to throw the client off when they are picking one.

I want everything to be right in the middle so they can just go straight across and look at all the different versions. In order to utilize the Alignment tools inside of Illustrator you can go to two places; one would be the Control panel. Remember that's the area that stretches all the way across the t...

Aligning and distributing objects
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Aligning and distributing objects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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