Dividing an object into a grid


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Dividing an object into a grid

Back in the previous chapter, we explored a tool called the Rectangular Grid tool. You will find it here underneath the Line Segment tool, it's called the Rectangular Grid tool and it also has a way for you to actually create numerical grids. For example I can just click once and release the mouse and I get a dialog box that allows me to specify exactly the Width and Height or what I want the overall grid to be; how many Horizontal and Vertical Dividers I want; if I want a Skew to be there; the grid should actually be filled with color so on and so forth? So these are all settings that I can do, which is great. But there are times when I create some kind of a shape. Just on the fly as I'm working, I don't really want to create a grid per se, but I want to split it up into individual parts. Well, there is a way that you can do that inside of Illustrator very easily, I'm just going to take my regular Rectangle tool. Click and drag and just draw any shape at all, and then g...

Dividing an object into a grid
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Dividing an object into a grid provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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