Aligning a group to the artboard


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Aligning a group to the artboard

In this exercise I'm going to show you how to take a group of objects and align them with respect to the Artboard. So as I was telling you, here I'm working inside of that same piece of artwork Checkerboard art.ai and all I have done so far is move the central four checkers into alignment with each other just by dragging and snapping the anchor points in the place. Now, I was telling you that the Artboard measures 640 points wide and 640 points tall and that each checkerboard is exactly a quarter of those dimensions. So 160 points wide, 160 points tall. So what we need to do is to take these four central checkers and move them into alignment with the center of the Artboard.

And here is how we are going to do it. Go ahead and select all four like so just by marking through them with the Black Arrow tool. Then we have got these Alignment options up here in the Control palette or here in the Align palette you can work either way. What you want to do though is you want to make sur...

Aligning a group to the artboard
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Aligning a group to the artboard provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Illustrator
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