Creating custom guides


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Creating custom guides

Now, one of the brilliant things about Illustrator is that it has custom guides, which is just fantastic. It means anything can turn into a guideline. Like a circle could be a guide and you would snap to every single point along the outline of the circle, and it's just a fantastic thing. It's very easy to create a custom guide, as you will see. We are going to fill in the missing guide up here, in the upper left quadrant, and here is how that works. I'm going to switch over to this guy right there, the Rectangle tool, which has a keyboard shortcut of M, which is odd. You may recall, I was telling you that the whole reason the Selection tool has a keyboard shortcut of V is because V is a last consonant; not even the last letter, the last consonant in the word Move, and you move things around with the Black Arrow tool. Why didn't they use the first letter in Move? I mean, they could have made a lot of other decisions here, but why not give it M, which is the first letter i...

Creating custom guides
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Creating custom guides 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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