Distributing objects and spaces between objects


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Distributing objects and spaces between objects

We know that the Align panel allows you to align objects, but there's also another function available inside the Align panel, something called Distribute Objects. That allows you to distribute objects evenly across a certain area. For example, I'm going to take some of these icons and kind of get them a little bit closer to each other. And I'll move this one right about over here. I want all of these to be evenly spaced amongst each other. So what I can do is I can click and drag to select them and then use this button over here to distribute them by their centers.

Notice now all the objects have centers that are evenly distributed across the selected area, or the bounding area. You see what Illustrator does is it takes the two objects that are the furthest away from each other and uses those as something called Key Objects and then takes all other objects that are in between them and distributes their centers evenly. This feature is kind of nice, but sometimes you want to have ...

Distributing objects and spaces between objects
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Distributing objects and spaces between objects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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