Aligning objects


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Aligning objects

When working with your artwork, it's quite often when you want to have objects that align with each other. After all, you are working with a computer, you don't want to just eyeball things, you want things to be perfectly straight. Now many people what they do is, they go to the Rulers and they actually drag out Guides and they try to snap objects to Guides. And while that certainly works it is very time consuming. Instead, it's better to use some of the Align functions inside of Illustrator. Now if you do have Smart Guides turned on, as you click on an object and move it around, Guides will pop up and let you know when they align to other objects that appear on your screen. For example, right now, I can see that it snaps to the top of this particular object here and if I move up high let's say over here, I can see where it might snap to the top of the surfboard that's there as well. So that does help you align things without really having to do any extra work, but a...

Aligning objects
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Aligning objects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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