Applying settings quickly with Graphic Styles


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Applying settings quickly with Graphic Styles

Throughout this chapter, we learned a few techniques, for example, like simulating the CSS box model by creating maybe colored backgrounds behind area text objects, and also creating reflections. Now, obviously if you're going to employ these throughout many different parts of your designs, you may find it tedious to keep adding these particular settings. Well one of the nice things about working with Illustrator is this concept of something called the graphic style. In fact, a graphic style also does mimic, on some level, the concept of how you work with CSS, the ability to make a change in one place and have that change happen in many other places.

So I am going to show you how to define graphic styles, but also how to make modifications to them so you could easily make a change across entire documents. Let's see how that works. Now, on the top over here at this file called graphic_styles.ai, I have some text that has reflection applied to it, and I have an area text object that...

Applying settings quickly with Graphic Styles
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Applying settings quickly with Graphic Styles provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 for Web and Interactive Design

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