Creating slices from objects


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Creating slices from objects

Perhaps the most efficient way to define slices in Illustrator is using a feature called object-based slicing. Well, after all, Illustrator is an object-based program. We are focusing on using objects, like rectangles and vector shapes, so on and so forth. It only makes sense to use those very objects which we're already using in the Transform panel to ensure that they are the right size, and use those objects to also define our slices. Here is one of the nicest things about using that method. If we ever update or change our object, because the slice is based on the object itself, the slice also changes to match that.

In other words, it means it's kind of a live slice that always updates itself based on your content. It's a great concept, and let's see how we actually apply it, here inside of Illustrator. Now we're going to use this for two examples here. I'm going to focus right now on an entire web page, where we're going to be using slices to define these div...

Creating slices from objects
Video duration: 7m 33s 6h 20m Intermediate

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Creating slices from objects 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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Web
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Illustrator
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