Aligning to a key object


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Aligning to a key object

In this exercise, I'm going to demonstrate how to align a group of objects to a single key object from the Align palette and this is an amazing feature, very, very useful. You would never discover it on your own in a million years. And even if you did accidentally discovered, you wouldn't know what it meant. So I think you are going to find this to be a valuable exercise. I am still working inside the Circles.ai file that's found inside the 05_geometric_shapes folder and I have drawn four concentric circles. I just have one more to go. I have got my Ellipse tool selected.

So let's say I decide to click in the center here in order to bring up the Ellipse dialog box. I know that the size of this specific shape, the diameter of the circle is 420 points. This time I'm going to select the Height value and change it to 420 and I'll click on Width and that will load the Height value into the Width value. That's nice and then I'll click OK, so we've spelle...

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

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Design
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Illustrator
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