How To Create New Symbols In Illustrator Cs6


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Creating new symbols

My main reason for using symbols is to categorize and organize artwork that I'm going to use over and over again throughout many different projects. For instance, look at this document I have open here. I've got several little icons that I might want to use in various projects that I'm working on. However, I don't want to have to open up this document each and every time, copy, and then paste into another document. I want to be able to save these as their own Symbol library; that way, I can simply use them at any given time.

In this movie, I'm going to walk you through creating a new symbol, and also creating a new symbol library at the same time. So the first thing I need to do is I need to define a new symbol, and I'm going to do that for this little hat right here. So I'm going to select the graduation hat, and the easiest way to create a symbol is just to simply take this hat, click it, and drag it over to the Symbols panel. I'll drop it in, and it comes...

Creating new symbols
Video duration: 3m 50s 8h 49m Beginner

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Creating new symbols 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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