Applying resolution-independent raster effects


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Applying resolution-independent raster effects

Illustrator offers a wealth of special effects that you can apply to artwork and many of those are Raster-based. You can find these in the Effect menu, and in addition to the Illustrator effects, you will find a whole range of Photoshop effects. Some of these are commonly used. For example, the Gaussian Blur effect. However, it's important to realize that these Raster-based effects are tied to a specific resolution. That resolution is found here in the Document Raster Effects Settings. When you create new documents using the Print Profile in Illustrator, your Document Raster Effects Settings are set to a default of 300 pixels per inch, as you see here.

When you create new document using the Web Profile, for example, those documents are set to use the Document Raster Effects Settings of 72 pixels per inch. However, in previous versions of Illustrator, you can run into a problem if you change your resolution after you have already applied effects. For example, you may have some art that ...

Applying resolution-independent raster effects
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Applying resolution-independent raster effects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 New Features

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