Illustrator CS6 Essentials: Change Units of Measurement


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Changing units of measurement

There may come a time when the focus of your project shifts a little bit. For instance, a web banner might turn into a printed flyer, or vice versa. In any case, when your project shifts focus, you'll probably need to change the unit of measurement that you're working with as well. In this movie, I'll walk you through the various ways on how to do that in the most efficient manner. So I'm working on a document here and this document is theoretically going for print, it's a business card. But let's say that we also wanted to repurpose this artwork for use on the web, as a graphic, or icon, or maybe even a banner.

Well in this case, I'm working on print document, which means chances are it's not based in pixels. It's based in points, or inches, or maybe even picas. So I need to know how to change this over to pixels, so I can then resize it for the web. That is very easy to do. First of all, I am going to go to the File menu and choose Document Setup. Inside...

Changing units of measurement
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Changing units of measurement provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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