Customizing keyboard shortcuts


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Customizing keyboard shortcuts

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to assign a couple of treasured commands, keyboard shortcuts and then save those shortcuts as a custom shortcuts file. So here are the commands in question. I'll go ahead and select an object here inside of this illustration that I'm working on. Now I'll go up to the Object menu, I'll choose Path and there they are. Outline Stroke, which we saw in the previous exercise, and Offset Path, which we will see. We are going to be using and reusing both of these commands over and over again throughout this chapter. So to give them keyboard shortcuts, we go next door to the Edit menu and choose the Keyboard Shortcuts command which itself has a keyboard shortcut. Mash your fist on the keyboard, so Ctrl+Shift+Alt on the PC, Command+Shift+Option on the Mac, and K for keyboard of course. Now we start in this tools area which allows you to assign keyboard shortcuts to tools and some other options such as Opacity and so on.

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Customizing keyboard shortcuts
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Customizing keyboard shortcuts 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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